NEW SERIES! Hot Topics Talks

Sparrow Silhouette by devra 2013, FlickrWe’re introducing a new series called “Hot Topics Talks”! This September, we will be exploring a few aspects of the U.S. Justice System with educator and activist Harriet Hendels. On Sat. Sep. 6 at 10:30am, Harriet will present “Robin’s Story: A life behind bars”, sharing award-winning writings by a woman serving a 50 year sentence. On Thu. Sep. 18 at 6:30pm, Harriet will talk about the issue of wrongful imprisonment and the work being done by The Innocence Project.  Both sessions will undoubtedly be inspiring, informative and heartbreaking.  Registration required.

Recipes from Summer Cooking Demonstration

cooking_demoOn Thursday, July 31, our Community Room brimmed over with the wonderful aromas of Chef Lize Ankner’s creations.  Attendees enjoyed generous tastings of the three course meal that included Chilled Cucumber Soup, Couscous Medley (with Grilled Chicken, Vegetables and NYS Feta), Berry Tart and Peach Sorbet.  We received a number of requests for the recipes, so here they are!  Download Lize’s recipes.

Summer Reading Program



We hope you enjoyed summer reading. Our patrons read over 130,000 minutes in seven weeks! What a great way to stay sharp for school.

Introducing a New Library Catalog

card-catalog1-279x415-customThe Beekman Library is proud to present a brand new online catalog search with improved features to connect you with what you want faster than ever!  

A single search box will search across the millions of book, movie, audiobook and E-BOOK titles available to you. You can now check out e-books and audiobooks right in the library catalog! In addition, Catalog Plus will give you access to downloadable articles from over 700 magazines and journals.

If you have questions as you explore the new search tools, please don’t hesitate to call us or ask a staff member!

Have you received help from one of our Teen Geeks?

If you have we want to hear from you. Please take a moment to fill out our survey by clicking on the link.



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