PWPL is proud to announce the launch of our Curbside Grab-and-Go service! Reserve any of your favorite library items (not just books!) online and, when they are ready, we will notify you to come by the library building for a contactless pickup out front. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm (hours subject to change). As per ALA and OCLC guidance, all returned library materials are quarantined for 96 hours to ensure safety.
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.
The Nancy Curtin Internship was created in 2018 in recognition of Nancy Curtin's tenure at the Port Washington Public Library, both as a librarian and as the Library Director. This internship will be awarded to one local high school student
Please note: The two small study rooms will be closed through March 22nd. Our small study room reservations have moved online! You can check room availability and book a time slot from home. These rooms are located on our Mezzanine level
Holocaust Survivor Photography Exhibit On View January 3rd through 30th, 2020 Reception Saturday, January 4th from 2 – 4 pm with special guest speakers International Holocaust Remembrance Day Special Event Monday, January 27th at 7:30 pm Click here for more information about the exhibit
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.
We invite you to participate in this wonderful program which encourages 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
Join us Friday, April 5th at 7:30 p.m. as Mala Waldron performs a special concert for Jazz Appreciation Month; Saturday April 6th at 2:30 p.m. for an Inside The Musician's Mind interview with Charles "The Hitmaker" Calello; Sunday, April 7th
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.
Holocaust Survivor Photography Exhibit On View January 3rd through 30th, 2020 Reception Saturday, January 4th from 2 – 4 pm with special guest speakers International Holocaust Remembrance Day Special Event Monday, January 27th at 7:30 pm
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