Visiting Hours: 9am-9pm Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri
11am-9pm Wed
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9am-5pm Sat
1pm-5pm Sun
Curbside Hours: Same as visiting hours

 

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Upcoming Events

The Great Give Back

The Great Give Back is a day of service at public libraries. This year it will be taking place on October 15th. In honor of The Great Give Back, PWPL will be collecting non-perishables for Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic Church food pantry. Needed items include oil, cereal, pasta sauce, peanut butter, jelly, Mac & Cheese, rice, pasta, oatmeal, canned tomatoes, canned and dry beans, canned tuna, salmon, and chicken, canned corn, string beans, peas, beets, banned soup, canned fruits, mayonnaise and ketchup. In addition, we will also be collecting items for the Paper Pantry at the Lutheran Church of our Savior. Desired items include laundry detergent, toilet tissue, paper towels, kitchen dish soap, hand soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, baby diapers, and baby wipes. The library will be accepting donations in the lobby, October 1-15th.  To learn more about The Great Give Back and its initiatives from across the state in recent years, visit https://thegreatgiveback.org/.

9:00am - 5:00pm View Details

Baby Rhyme Time

A story time with songs, music and bouncing rhymes that emphasizes early literacy skills.  For children ages birth to 12 months. Registration required.  

9:30am - 10:00am 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

Gold Coast International Film Festival Series - Encanto Sing-Along!

As part of a series of film festival events. the Gold Coast International Film Festival is proud to present an ENCANTO SING-ALONG! Come in costume and sing-along with your favorite songs from Encanto.  Includes take-home Encanto-themed art activities you can do with the whole family. 

For each of these events you must reserve a seat in advance.  Priority will be given to Port Washington Library cardholders.  If you are not a Port Washington card holder, you will initially be placed on a Waiting List pending available seats. Any available seats will be filled from the Wait List 72 hours prior to the start of the event.  Those on the Wait List will be notified by email when they are moved from the Wait List to the Registered Seat List.  Each registrant can register for 2 seats (or 4 seats for the Family screening).

2:00pm - 3:30pm 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

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.  

10:30am - 11:00am View Details

Ed Foundation

After School Program

3:00pm - 5:30pm View Details

 

Children’s Resources

Ebooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, Comics, Graphics Novels, and Videos

Libby by OverDrive – Tens of thousands of e-books, audiobooks, magazines, comics, graphic novels, and videos.

Book Recommendations

NoveList K-8 Plus – Helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.

Online Tutoring

Tutor.com – Get a tutor 24/7 in 40+ subjects including Math, Science and English.

Ebooks for Kids

Tumble Book Library – Fun and interactive library of animated, talking story books for kids.

Hoopla

Download Music, Movies & More

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

Hoopla

Picture Books for Kids

LOTE – World language story books for kids.

Staff Picks