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Members on the Move

Casey Conlin, will be leaving his post as Director of the The Pawling Library to start as Assistant Director at Poughkeepsie Public Library District on August 8th.

The Ellenville Public Library & Museum is the proud recipient of a Conservation Grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network for the restoration of an 1881 "signature" or friendship quilt in their historic collections. "What is so exciting about this project," Director Pam Stocking said, "is the potential for new information that can be revealed by some of the signatures. The preservation of this document in cloth also pays homage to the people who built our community, many of whose names we can recognize." One of these is Thomas Benedict, a local newspaper publisher who went on to become the Public Printer of the United States.

As of September 1st Sarah Feldman, will be librarian at Haviland Middle School. She was previously the elementary school librarian. Both schools are part of the Hyde Park Central School District.

The Hauppague Public Library, has promoted Catherine Berntsen to Head of Teen Services. Donna Mauceri was promoted to Head of Children’s Services and Kathleen Brett has been promoted to Principal Library Clerk.

The John C. Hart Memorial Library in Shrub Oak was named one of the Top 5 Library Programs for Kids category in Westchester Family Magazine.

Ellen E. McTyre, and her STEM Alliance Partners at Mamaroneck Library have been named one of the Young Adult Library Services Association’s (YALSA) top ten summer learning programs for their “Snap and Chat Robot Make-Overs” workshop.

New Rochelle Public Library Trustee president, Haina Just-Michael swears in new board members. From left to right Yadira Ramos-Herbert, Greg Varian, Diedra Gray-Clark, Haina Just-Michael And Thomas Geoffino. Pictured to the left.

Webster Public Library hosts a Little Free Library, in Phillips Village. Little Free Libraries are community kiosks, often shaped like little houses, where people are encouraged to take or leave a book for free. The Little Free Liberey at Phillips Village has joined the movement to share books and create a community of readers. Webster Public Library will act as steward to reguraly fill the library with books.