Budget Vote/Trustee Election
Tuesday, April 4th, 2023 Vote in person at the Library from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm Click Here for Additional Details Please contact us with any questions at 516-883-4400 ext. 1100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindles pre-loaded with current bestsellers are available at the Information Desk. First-come, first-served. For Port library card holders only. Click here for the current list of titles on the Kindles. Kindles made possible by the Friends of the Port Washington
Our Phones are Down
We apologize for the inconvenience, but we are currently unable to receive or make phone calls. If you have a question for us, please email email@example.com, we will be monitoring that inbox. We are open from 9 am until 5
COVID-19 Public Memory Project
We are currently living through an unprecedented global event, and it is imperative that it be documented for future generations. The Local History Center at the Port Washington Public Library is proud to announce our COVID-19 PUBLIC MEMORY PROJECT, and we need your help! Click here to access the submission form.
Ask the Librarians!
Don’t know what to read or watch next? Ask the experts! Fill out a recommendation form and our librarians will select some titles just for you that can be picked up via our Curbside Grab-and-Go service. For children’s book recommendations,
Bring it Back!
PWPL is now accepting returned materials! Patrons can drop off any library items they have had at home these last few months (including materials on loan from other Nassau County libraries) at PWPL starting June 15. In accordance with CDC
A Brief Survey
As our community works together to get through the current COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to take a few moments to ask you some quick questions. The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. Your responses will be vitally important
Our Staff Videos
While the PWPL Staff may not be able to see you in person we miss you all! We hope you enjoy two videos we've made while social distancing: We Miss You Video, & Why We Wear a Mask Video. Follow our
PWPL Presents “Christopher Street: A Gay City Within A City”
Just in time for LGBTQ+ Pride Month, the Port Washington Public Library has announced a virtual program about Manhattan’s Christopher Street. Taking place on Friday, June 5, “Christopher Street: A Gay City Within A City” will be hosted by Ron Brown, a professor of history and political science at Touro College. The program is free to all and will be held over teleconferencing platform Zoom.
Kanopy: movies, tv, documentaries
Kanopy includes more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, TV shows and educational videos for all ages. The service allows you to play 10 videos per month, with unlimited access to each title for 3 days. The Kanopy Kids and Great Courses
Stream movies with Kanopy!
Kanopy is a video streaming service offering access to more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos for all ages. Patrons can play 10 videos per month. You have unlimited access to each title for 3 days or access to The Kanopy
Complete the 2020 Census today!
It's critical that everyone living in Port Washington gets counted in the Census. Your Census response secures funding for our schools, roads, and other services and is used to determine how much representation New York State gets in Congress. PWPL
Looking for your next great read, listen, or watch? Get personalized book, TV show, and movie recommendations from library workers HERE!
Digital Library Card
Even now, libraries are here to help you learn, grow, and entertain the kids! We're happy to offer residents without an existing library card a Digital Library Card, with access to things like ebooks, audiobooks, live tutoring, digital magazines, language
Keep your right to read!
Macmillan, one of the world's largest publishing companies, no longer supports your right to get the books you want, when you want, from your local public library. Beginning November 1, they plan to limit each library to ONE COPY of new e-books for the first two months of release.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
We invite you to read 1,000 books with your child before he or she begins kindergarten. The concept is simple, but the rewards are priceless. Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books!) before your child starts kindergarten.
Women’s History in Port Washington
To celebrate Women's History Month, we remember Virginia "Ginger" Marshall Martus (1930-2017), an incredible resident of Port Washington. Pictured here in 1984 and as a child in the 1930s, Ginger was a nautical historian, born and raised in Port Washington.
Mobile Hotspots Available to Borrow!
We now have ten Mobile Hotspots available to borrow! These Mobile Hotspots create a password-protected WiFi network that up to 15 devices can connect to at once. They are available for 14 days and work anywhere in North America with