Martha Hodes, author of “Mourning Lincoln” Author George Borkow on his book “George Washington’s Westchester Gamble” Author Talk: Michael Laser on his book “My Impending Death” Fashion Design Drawing Scarsdale Forum Sunday Speaker Series with Dan O’Brien Saving Mesopotamian Monuments Meet and Greet a Dog Words around the World All about Owls Sarah Lawrence Writing Classes Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults – Winter 2016 Coloring for Adults The 3M Cloud Library Coffee, Tea, Baby & Me LegoMania! Traditional Tuesday Storytime

Martha Hodes, author of “Mourning Lincoln”

Monday, March 7th at 7:00 PM

Scarsdale Library Scott Room. Light refreshments will be available. Book signing to follow author talk. Books will be available for purchase.

National Book Award Longlist Finalist

Author George Borkow on his book “George Washington’s Westchester Gamble”

Sunday, March 6th at 2:00 PM in the Scarsdale Library Scott Room

Light refreshments will be served

Author Talk: Michael Laser on his book “My Impending Death”

Saturday, March 5th at 2:30 PM

Wine and Cheese Reception with Book Signing to Follow

Fashion Design Drawing

Learn fashion design through illustration!

Monday, February 29th from 7:00PM to 8:00PM.

Grades 3 & Up. Click here to register.

Scarsdale Forum Sunday Speaker Series with Dan O’Brien

Sunday, February 28th at 3:00 PM

Dan O'Brien, Playwright, Poet and Author, will speak about his literary career and his upcoming play, "The Body of an American." Mr. O'Brien has published a collection of poems titled, "SCARSDALE," among many others.

Saving Mesopotamian Monuments

Sunday, February 21st at 2:00 PM

Dr. Helen Malko, Columbia University

Presented by the Archaeological Institute of America, Westchester Chapter

Meet and Greet a Dog

Thursday, February 18th


Words around the World

Join us to discuss Thomas Keneally's Shame and the Captives

Saturday, February 20th at 11 AM (Register)

Monday, February 22nd at 7 PM (Register)

All about Owls

Wednesday, February 17th at 7:15 PM

Presented by the Bronx River Sound-Shore Audubon Society

With Jim Eyring, Director of Pace University Environmental Center and featuring a live owl

Sarah Lawrence Writing Classes

February 4th at 2:30 PM - Modes of Narration

February 25th at 2:30 PM - Setting as Character

Registration Required

Not Your Kids Book Club for Adults – Winter 2016

January 13th: Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin

February 10th: Endangered by Eliot Schrefer

March 16th: The Nest by Kenneth Oppel

Coloring for Adults

Saturday, Feb. 6th at 2:00 pm and Tuesday, Feb. 16th at 6:30 pm

Join us in the Scott Room for a relaxing hour of coloring and music. Registration is required online, by phone or in person.

The 3M Cloud Library

Scarsdale patrons now have access to the 3M Cloud Library, an intuitive path to the e-books you want to read. Click here to get started.

Coffee, Tea, Baby & Me

Wednesdays: February 17, 24 & March 2, 9 at 9:30AM

For new & not-so-new parents of children under age 2. A chance to meet and socialize with other parents.

No registration required.


Saturday, February 20th


Unstructured free-play Lego program. Registration not required.

Traditional Tuesday Storytime

Tuesdays at 4:00pm

February 2nd , 9th & 23rd

Ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old.

No registration required.

Presidents’ Day

The library will be closed on Monday, February 15th for Presidents’ Day.

Library Renovation FAQs

The Friends of the Library have put together a fact sheet to answer FAQs about the planned library renovation. Take a Look!

Field Goods-Fresh Foods from Small Farms

Local produce delivered to Scarsdale Public Library every Wednesday. Questions? email: or text fieldgoods to 313131.

A Renewed Library for a New Era

Curious about the plans you have been hearing about? All of the plans and a 3D model are on display in the Reference Room. Missed the previous meetings? The next informational presentation by Library Board President Terri Simon and Library Director Beth Bermel is on Wednesday, February 24th at 7:30 p.m. in the Scott Room. 

What Scarsdale Is Reading

New To 3M
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CD Books


New Trade

New History

New Large
Print Books

New Young
Adult Books



The 3M Cloud Library offers E-books for all ages, available for use with the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android products, Kindle Fire and Windows PCs. (Kindle users can use Overdrive) Download the app, sign in with your Scarsdale library card and find your book. Click here for more information.

CQ Researcher provides in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. The reports are written by journalists, footnoted and fact-checked. Home access limited to Scarsdale Cardholders.

OverDrive is your main resource for downloadable library ebooks and audiobooks. Log in with your Scarsdale Library Card and get access to additional content available only to our patrons. The collection includes over 11,000 eBooks and over 3000 audio books.

Mango is an online language learning platform and is free for all Scarsdale Library patrons. Lessons are available for over 40 different languages. ESL courses are also available. Get started now and learn a new language or prepare for a trip. Home access requires a Scarsdale Library card.

Museums include the Intrepid, the Guggenheim, and the Frick, among others. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders. Click here to get started.

Brainfuse provides live homework help from expert tutors, as well as career assistance and adult education. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders.

Consumer Reports Online gives you access to all the ratings, reviews and articles of the magazine, plus frequent updates and a convenient Shop Online feature. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders.