Book drops are available outside all of the Libraries when they are closed. You can check out your materials at one library in Westchester and return them to any other Westchester library. Returning materials promptly makes them available to others sooner.
A library card is needed to borrow materials.
Regular: 3 weeks
Pronto: 1 week
Paperbacks: 3 weeks
New books: 2 weeks
Magazines: 1 week
CDs (Limit 8): 3 weeks
Audiobooks: 3 weeks
Playaways (Limit 2): 3 weeks
DVDs (Limit 10; 1 new): 1 week
TV Series DVDs: 2 weeks
Checked Out Materials
Call TeleCirc at 914-674-4169 to renew materials, list titles checked out, list fines, and list holds ready for pickup. (Your PIN is the last 4 digits of your phone number)
Copy Machines are available at all branches. The fee is .15 cents per black and white copy.
The Yonkers Riverfront Library has a typewriter on the 4th floor to use. You must supply your own paper.
Grants Information Center
The Grants Information Center, located in the Riverfront Branch, is one of more than 400 Cooperating Collections of the Foundation Center. It has the best and most comprehensive information available on foundations and corporate giving. The center's internet address is: fdncenter.org
Internet Access is available at all branches of the Yonkers Public Library. With your library card’s barcode number, you have remote access at home to extensive reference databases which provide articles from hundreds of magazines, and abstracts from many more publications. eReference provides e-mail reference service.
Kurzweil Reading Machine
The Kurzweil Reading Machine at the Riverfront Branch scans printed
materials and reads them aloud, a service for those who are blind or
have low vision.
Tours can be arranged for individuals or groups to learn about library
materials and services. Please call (914) 337-1500 for more information.
Our librarians are information specialists with Master's degrees in
Library and Information Sciences. They are here to help you with your
information and book selection needs. If you do not find what you are
looking for, we may be able to get it from another branch or another
library. You may also reserve books already checked out. Ask a
librarian for more information about these services. Quick reference by
phone is also available.
Homework Helper program provides homework assistance to school children in grades 1-7 during afterschool hours at the Riverfront and Will Branches. For more information please call 914-337-1500.