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

Our Library – A Safe Place

June 16th, 2017

A recent note to Mayor Ron Belmont: I just wanted to take a moment to say thank you! My daughter Audrey was in a minor accident on Friday. She was hit by a car on her way to yoga. The car only hit her bike and she is totally fine. We teach our children to… read more


May 17th, 2017

Welcome to Harrison Public Library News & Notes, a publication of the Harrison Public Library Foundation. Our goal is to keep you informed about our town’s wonderful library and the many ways the foundation helps it bring exciting programs to the community, build its collection, empower its staff, and expand the learning and entertainment opportunities… read more