Your Harrison Library of Things

August 18th, 2017

Movies, music, and books? Of course! But your Harrison Library also has a growing list of “things” patrons can borrow. These include: Telescope Keva Planks Snap Circuits Knitting needles Picnic blankets Lawn games And if the library doesn’t have the “thing” you want, maybe you can make it! There’s a Makerbot Replicator Mini 3D printer… read more

More Honors for Play2Learn Festival

August 18th, 2017

Accolades are rolling in for the Harrison Public Library Foundation’s Play2Learn Festival, scheduled for Sunday, September 10 from 11 AM to 3 PM in Riis Park outside the library. County Executive Rob Astorino has proclaimed the date “Harrison Public Library Play2Learn Festival Day” in Westchester County and is scheduled to deliver the proclamation in person… read more

A Lifetime of Library Love Begins with but One Step

July 15th, 2017

Eliza was delighted–and so were her parents–when she took her first steps in the West Harrison branch library children’s room! She’s officially a toddler now and it won’t be long before she’s a reader, too.  You can tell from Eliza’s smile that she loves her library.  

Play2Learn Is The Best!

July 5th, 2017

The Play2Learn Festival has been named the Best New Kids Festival in Westchester Magazine’s annual compilation of the Best of Westchester.  Here’s what they said about the event: “Don’t tell the kids, but they can learn while they play. The HPL Play2Learn Festival features dozens of hands-on activities in eight play zones centered on creativity,… read more

Japan Cultural Festival Celebrates Harrison Library Support

June 30th, 2017

The Matsuri, the Japan Cultural Festival, celebrated its fourth year with a hugely successful event in Riis Park and the Harrison Public Library.  The festival was organized to present Japanese culture to both Americans and Japanese residents of the community and to facilitate exchange between the two groups. The Organizing Committee said in a letter… read more

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