Friends Book Donation News!

The Friends of the Library would like to thank everyone for their generous book donations. We are now filled to capacity and cannot accept any more donations beginning May 1. Monetary donations are always accepted. Thank you for your cooperation.

2014-15 Budget Proposal posted

Yoga Class Update

The new Monday evening yoga session starts on Monday, 4/21/14 and runs to 6/9/14. Class will be canceled on Monday, 4/28/14 & 5/5/14.

The current session for the Saturday morning yoga class ends after 4/12/14. The next session runs Saturdays, 5/3/14 through 6/14/14. Yoga will take a break for 2 weeks with no class on 4/19 & 4/26.

Any questions please call the Teen Room at 914-941-2416 ext. 336.

AARP Safe Driving Course is Back in May!

The AARP Safe Driving Course will be held on Thursday, May 15th, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Budarz Theater. This course is given on 1 day only. Register now by picking up a form at the library or download the form from the website homepage. Simply click on the flashing image. All forms and payments are sent directly to the instructor. All important information can be found on the form itself. Any questions call the library at 914-941-2416 ext. 327.

Two Seats Available on Board of Trustees

The Ossining Public Library Board of Trustees has scheduled its Budget Vote and Trustee Election to be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. This year two seats become available on the Board. The term for these two seats begins on July 1, 2014 and expires on June 30, 2017.

Petition packets for prospective candidates are now available. Interested candidates may obtain a petition packet from the Acting Director, Business Office, 53 Croton Avenue, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and Wednesday between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

The last day for filing petitions with the School District Clerk is 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 21, 2014.

For further information please contact Ms. Molly Robbins, Acting Director, (914) 941-2416, ext. 345.

Museum Passes

Passes to the Children's Museum of Manhattan, Intrepid, Mystic Aquarium, Maritime Aquarium, Guggenheim, Neuberger Museum and 2 new passes to the Museum of the City of New York. The 2 new passes are available for 2 adults and 4 children. All passes are available to be borrowed by Ossining Library card holders.

A big thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding these museum passes. The passes are well used and appreciated.

Muzzy Online Now Available!

The Ossining Public Library now offers Muzzy Online! The BBC language program for children. Just click the Muzzy icon on the Children's Room home page and type in your Ossining Public Library card number. You will then have access to ten languages in the Muzzy Online program! If you have any questions please call the Children's Room at ext. 337.

OPL Now Offers Morningstar Online, Library Edition, is a research tool for analyzing stock and mutual fund investments. This is now available to WLS patrons. Please go to and scroll down the page to research tools.

A direct link will be coming soon to the website!

Introducing: Our New Online Catalog!

"Enterprise" is the new online catalog for OPL and WLS. Enterprise is replacing iBistro, which has been in use for many years. Your holds, checkouts, and other information are unchanged and will also display in Enterprise.

The new catalog includes better searching, easier search narrowing, easier searching for e-books, more content like reviews and summaries, as well as a new "Lists" feature that allows you to create and save lists of your favorite titles.