Visiting Hours: 9am-9pm Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri
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Visiting Hours: 9am-9pm Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri
11am-9pm Wed
library@pwpl.org

(516) 883-4400

9am-5pm Sat
Closed Summer Sundays
Curbside Hours: Same as visiting hours

 

PWPL Hosts Nassau County Early Voting

PWPL will be hosting Nassau County Early Voting from Saturday, August 13th, through Sunday, August 21st. Please click here for voting times and additional information.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Sandwiched In with TonyTraguardo - The Greatest Record Producers of the Popular Music Era (pt. 1)

A great song is a great song. But there is a reason why the greatest songs by groups and artists like The Beatles, The Four Seasons, The Ronettes, The Bee Gees, and the other highly successful groups and artists in pop music history sound so ‘perfect’; the record producers. Musicologist and archivist Tony Traguardo offers a multimedia look at the talented producers who have helped artists to turn great songs into the recordings that we know and love.

Please note this will be a hybrid event.  Participants are invited to join is in-person or virtually on Zoom.

CLICK HERE to register for in-person attendance

CLICK HERE to register for Zoom attendance.

12:00pm - 1:30pm View Details

Film: 'Cyrano" (2021-123 min.).

Too self-conscious to woo Roxanne (Haley Bennett) himself, diminutive wordsmith Cyrano de Bergerac (Peter Dinklage) helps soldier Christian (Kelvin Harrison Jr.) nab her heart through love letters. Joe Wright scripted, from screenwriter Erica Schmidt’s adaptation of her own stage musical, which in turn is drawn from Edmond Rostand’s play.

7:00pm - 9:00pm View Details

Ken McGrorry & the Achievements Perform Live at the Sousa Bandshell

KEN MCGORRY AND THE ACHIEVEMENTS: A 50TH ANNIVERSARY MUSICAL CELEBRATION AT THE SOUSA BANDSHELL

Renowned mystery novelist and recovering magazine editor Ken McGorry will bring his longtime band of musical overachievers, The Achievements, to the Sousa bandshell stage on Sunday, August 21st at 3:30pm for a rocking set of live music as part of the library’s SoundSwap series.

Ken McGorry and the Achievements are a mostly Port Washington-bred all-original concert band that specializes in country-flavored blues-rock. This event’s all-star lineup features Richard and Greg Meade from the Meade Brothers Band and Paul Brokaw, who has doubled as the band’s keyboardist and studio producer since the mid-80s. Gabis Brothers Band. Achievements stalwarts Don Gabis and Bill Intemann comprise the rhythm section, and guitar virtuoso Douglas Baldwin rounds off this highly seasoned group of musicians.

During their long history, Ken McGorry and the Achievements have been broadcast live from Stonybrook University, and performed frequently at New York’s Lone Star Cafe and Roslyn’s legendary My Father's Place. They have also opened for legendary artists like Lightnin' Hopkins and Steppenwolf and Kinky Friedman. 

You can hear their sound at: https://soundcloud.com/ken-mcgorry and watch them online on YouTube, but the best way to experience them is to see them perform live!. So, come celebrate the core band’s 50th anniversary at this live event which will feature a guest appearance by  singer Kate Corrigan.

3:30pm - 6:00pm View Details

Film Movement Festival: "Wildland" (2021-88 min.).

Seventeen-year-old Ida (Sandra Guldberg Kampp) moves in with her estranged aunt Bodil (Sidse Babett Knudsen). The home is filled with tenderness and care, but outside its walls, the family leads a violent criminal life. Ingeborg Topsoe scripted for director Jeanette Nordahl. Up first, Jesper V. Rasmussen's short "Riders" (2015-29 min.), in which an ex-convict attempts to quit an outlaw biker gang.

7:00pm - 9:00pm View Details

Park Story Time

Join your favorite librarians at Blumenfeld Park (across the street from the library) for Park Story Time! No registration required.

*In case of inclement weather, story time will be held at the library.

9:30am - 10:00am View Details

Labor Day Weekend

12:00am - 12:00am View Details

Moon Festival

Hear stories about the Moon Festival, watch a moon cake demonstration, Chinese culture fashion show, and the acrobatics of Yang Xiao Di. For children in 1st to 6th grade with an adult. Registration required. Sponsored by The Library Foundation and The Children's Advisory Council. 

2:00pm - 3:00pm View Details

Story Time in the Garden

Join your favorite librarians in the Children’s Garden for stories, songs, and fingerplays. Admittance is on a first come first served basis for 40 participants. Numbered tickets will be available 20 minutes before the start time.  

9:30am - 10:00am View Details

Labor Day Weekend

12:00am - 12:00am View Details

Coco

In search of his great-great-grandfather and legendary singer, aspiring musician Miguel enters the Land of the Dead. Rated PG. 105 minutes. Showing in English with Spanish Subtitles. 

7:00pm - 9:00pm View Details

Teen SAT Crash Course

This course will cover the English and Math sections of the test and students will learn about the different types of questions that appear on the test. Teens in grades 9-12 can register beginning September 10. This event is made possible by the Friends of the Library and will be presented by J&J Test Prep. The Zoom link information will be emailed to you before the event.

10:00am - 12:30pm View Details

Teen Gaming

Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to come play Nintendo Switch games with other teens after school.  No registration required. 

3:30pm - 5:00pm View Details

Hoopla

Download Music, Movies & More

Hoopla – Music, movies, TV, e-books, audiobooks and comics.

Libby By OverDrive

Download Ebooks & Audiobooks

Libby by OverDrive – Thousands of e-books and audiobooks.

RBDigital

Download Magazines, Audiobooks, TV & More

RBdigital – Magazines, movies, TV, comics, graphic novels, concerts, & audiobooks.

Tutor.com

Tutor.com

Tutor.com – Live homework help from 2pm to 10pm.

LinkedIn Learning

Linkedin.com/Learning – Online video training courses on many topics.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports – Trusted product ratings and reviews.

Online Language Learning

Language Learning

Online Language Learning– Learn over 160 world languages designed for all ages.

Online Resources

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Youtube Channel

Youtube – Watch us on youtube.

Hoopla

Download Music, Movies & More

Hoopla – Music, movies, TV, e-books, audiobooks and comics.

Libby By OverDrive

Download Ebooks, Audiobooks, Videos, Magazines & More

Libby by OverDrive – Thousands of e-books, audiobooks, magazines, comics, graphics novels and videos.

OverDrive magazines

Digital Magazines

OverDrive Magazines (formerly RBdigital) – Access over 3,000 downloadable popular digital magazines.

Kanopy

Stream Movies

Kanopy – Get free access to thousands of movies with your library card.

Tutor.com

Homework Help

Tutor.com – Live homework help from 2pm to 10pm.

learning express library

Practice Exams

Learning Express Library – SAT, GRE, TASC practice exams and career guidance.

HeritageQuest

Genealogical & Historical Sources

HeritageQuest – 1790-1940 Census data, books and articles.

Morningstar Online

Investment Research

Morningstar Online – Online Investment Research Database includes monthly newsletters.

Value Line

Investment Research

Value Line Investment Survey – Search companies and industries for financial information.

JobNow

Live Career Coaching

JobNow – Live online career coaching from 2pm to 11pm.

Reference Solutions

Telephone Directories

Reference Solutions – Telephone directories with detailed business & consumer information.

Kanopy

Along Manhasset Bay Walking Tour App

Download – Explore the rich history of Port Washington at your own pace with this GPS enabled smart phone app.

mango languages

Learn a Language

Mango Languages – Learn over 70 new languages.

Online Courses

Linkedin.com/Learning – Online video training courses on many topics.

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports – Trusted product ratings and reviews.

Online Language Learning

Language Learning

Online Language Learning – Learn over 160 world languages designed for all ages.

tumble book library

Ebooks for Kids

Tumble Book Library –  Animated, interactive story books for kids.

novelist

Find Your Next Great Read

Novelist –  Reader’s advisory service provides reviews and helps you find similar titles.

Lote Online for Kids

Picture Books for Kids

LOTE -World language story books for kids.

Niche Academy

Tutorials

Niche Academy – Tutorials on using the library’s digital resources.

Nuwav Legal Forms

Create Legal Documents

Nuwav Legal Forms – Create legal documents in minutes. Categories include Wills, Lease Agreements, Contracts & more.

Creative Bug

Arts and Crafts

Creativebug – Online arts and crafts video courses.

New York Times

New York Times

New York Times – Full text articles from 1980 – present.

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