Mamaroneck Public Library Celebrates
Centennial Kickoff; Receives
Proclamation from State of NY
On Thursday, October 13, Mamaroneck Public Library celebrated the kickoff of their upcoming Centennial. Library Director Jennifer O’Neill was presented with a Proclamation from the State of NY on behalf of NY State Senator Shelley Mayer and NY State Assemblyman Steve Otis. Also in attendance were local government officials Mamaroneck Town Supervisor Jaine Elkind-Eney, Village Mayor Tom Murphy, Village Trustees Nora Lucas and Dan Natchez and Judge Dan Gallagher.
“It was a great evening,” according to O’Neill, “We highlighted our innovative and creative work and demonstrated how we continue to strengthen the community. It was wonderful to see so many people coming out to support the library.” Board President Ellen Freeman took the opportunity to thank Ms. O’Neill, the staff and present and former library board members for their hard work and dedication.
Guests experienced a sample of some of the library’s expansive programming in the form of a drum circle, Virtual Reality Demonstrations, 3D Printing and video games, an historic library photo exhibit and the debut of a library video, produced by LMC Media. Guests were treated to a variety of food, beverages and goods donated by local businesses 25 North, Baby Duke’s/Duke’s Ramen, Chocolations, DeCicco & Sons, Duck Donuts, The Flower Bar, Halftime Beverages, Hampshire Country Club, Mama Village Rx & Wellness, Smokehouse Tailgate Grill and Sound Shore Liquor Pantry.
Founded in 1923, the Mamaroneck Public Library is at the heart of community, promoting community engagement and connecting people with ideas and each other to make Mamaroneck a better place to live. The library offers free materials, computer access, classes, exhibitions, museum passes and more. Additionally, Mamaroneck Public Library has been offering new and creative programs for all ages – with a focus on emotional and physical wellness, fun and relaxation. Throughout 2023, Mamaroneck Public Library will celebrate 100 years of service to the community with special, decade-themed events all year, starting in January with the 1920s and ending in December with the 2020s and beyond.