As we face some of the most difficult challenges we have ever seen, The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library affirms its commitment to champion diversity, inclusion, equity, and open access to information. 

The Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library is a place that welcomes all and does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender expression, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in its collections, activities, operations, and programs.

Expired library cards with less than $25 in fines have been extended until 8/28/20.You will not be charged fines during the time we are closed. While we are closed you can still use our eBook services; Hoopla, Overdrive, RB Digital and others. Our online resources can be found at https://www.westchesterlibraries.org/ during their repair on our website, mostly under "Listen, Read & Watch," "Research," and "Learn." Sorry for the inconvenience.

La Biblioteca estara cerrada hasta un futuro anuncio.Los cargos seran perdonados durante este tiempo. Las tarjetas de la Biblioteca que se han vencido en fecha y que tienen menos de $25 en cargos seran extendidas.


English Classes

Learn English Virtually with Your Local Library and Westchester Community College

Morning Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am-11:30am

Tuesday, September 29th to Thursday, December 3rd

Online placement test September 24th at 10:00am

Evening Schedule

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 6:30pm-9:00pm

Tuesday, September 29th to Thursday, December 3rd

Online placement test September 24th at 6:30pm

Weekend Schedule

Saturdays 9:00am-2:30pm

Saturday, September 5th to Saturday, December 12th

Online placement test August 29th at 10:00am

Class Cost: $21

eBooks: Must be purchased online

Contact Information

LibraryESL@sunywcc.edu

914-606-6607


Virtual Singalongs with Chloe

Babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their grownup can join along with the fun, sing songs and move and groove for Free!

Watch Here


Summer Stories with Ms. Tee

Tuesdays: August 4th, 11th & 18th

 Ms. Tee shares her favorite stories from her pool!

Watch Here


The Jester Jim Virtual Show

Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library

Watch the YouTube Show

Watch Here


Virtual Hans Christian Anderson Show Featuring Lou Del Bianco

WATCH HERE

Lou Del Bianco performs a one man musical entertainment show featuring music and stories like the King's New Clothes, The Ugly Duckling, Thumbelina and lots more.


Back to School Books

Our Children's Department has some back to school book suggestions!

Click HERE to place holds on them.


Census Trivia

Thursday, September 10th at 7:00 pm

Win a DoorDash or Starbucks gift card! See what you already know about the US Census and learn more about it. Adults and teens are welcome via Zoom.

Join here on September 10th at 7:00 pm!


Virtual Storytime with Ms. Tee

Ms.Tee shares songs and her favorite stories.

Watch Here


We Count!


Melvin, Stacey and Tee read to you about the 2020 Census.

See the video here


¡Todos Contamos!


Steve lee un libro sobre Censo 2020.

Ver el video aquí

Gentle Chair Yoga

Sponsored by SPRYE


Joan from SPRYE teaches a session of Gentle Chair Yoga.

You can view it here.

Complete the Census because everyone counts!

Online: my2020census.gov

The Census can also be completed by phone in the following languages: 

English 844-330-2020

Spanish 844-468-2020

Chinese (Mandarin) 844-391-2020

Chinese (Cantonese): 844-398-2020

Vietnamese: 844-461-2020

Korean: 844-392-2020

Russian: 844-417-2020

Arabic: 844-416-2020

Tagalog: 844-478-2020

Polish: 844-479-2020

French: 844-494-2020

Haitian Creole: 844-477-2020

Portuguese: 844-474-2020

Japanese: 844-460-2020

TDD (Telephone Display Device): 844-467-2020

It takes about 10 minutes and is safe, secure and confidential. Your response helps the community get federal dollars to local schools, roads and other public services. It also secures representation at all levels of government. 

Be sure to complete the Census for everyone in your household, including babies, grandparents, and boarders! Everyone counts!

Getting Food Help During the COVID-19 Crisis

Listed are local distribution sites and hotlines for finding food assistance during the pandemic.


USDA National Hunger Hotline

1-866-3-HUNGRY (1-866-348-6479) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (1-877-842-6273)

Mondays through Fridays, 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Hunger Solutions New York

1-518-436-8757, 1-800-865-5542, info@hungersolutionsny.org

Provides NY State Updates on Coronavirus and Operation of Federal Nutrition Assistance Programs, including School Meals, SNAP, WIC and CACFP

Caritas of Port Chester 914-305-3967, Info@caritaspc.org

The Carver Center 914-305-6010, fdesk@carvercenter.org

The Salvation Army 914-939-2725

Working together to deliver food during this pandemic. Available to anyone in need.

Distributions at the Carver Market at 400 Westchester Ave. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM or while supplies last.

Distributions at the Salvation Army at 36 Bush Ave. on Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

Emergency Food Relief Home Delivery Program Hotline: 914-294-4440

Breakfast and lunch for Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District students at the Thomas A. Edison School every weekday at the cafeteria entrance - 132 Rectory St. 

Port Chester Senior Community Center 914-939-4975

Meal deliveries for Port Chester residents over 60 who live alone and have no other resources to get food.

Mondays through Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM


Coming Soon!

To place a hold on one of these eBooks, click the title and look for a "Place Hold" or "Recommend" button. You'll need to log in with your card and PIN.

You can also place a hold on the physical book in the catalog at

https://catalog.westchesterlibraries.org/

Recent Releases

To place a hold on one of these eBooks, click the title and look for a "Borrow," "Place Hold" or "Recommend" button. You'll need to log in with your card and PIN.

You can also place a hold on the physical book in the catalog at

https://catalog.westchesterlibraries.org/

 

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