Reiki with Andrea Golden Age on the Silver Screen: “Cocoon” Author Visit with Dan Gutman! Picasso’s Pyrenees with Elizabeth Kemble Creative Gift Wrapping for the Holidays and for Every Occasion with Nancie Schnur Foreign & Independent Film Series: “The Beguiled” The cloudLibrary Monday Morning Tech Time

Reiki with Andrea

Friday, December 8th at 11:00 AM - Register

Join Reiki Practitioner Andrea Deierlein for meditation and a conversation about Reiki, a natural healing practice that promotes relaxation and wellness.

Golden Age on the Silver Screen: “Cocoon”

Friday, December 8th at 1:45 PM - Register

Join us for a screening and discussion of the 1985 film Cocoon directed by Ron Howard.

Author Visit with Dan Gutman!

Dan Gutman is the author of several wonderful children's books, including these series:  My Weird SchoolThe Baseball Card AdventuresThe Flashback Four, and The Genius Files. Please read any of his incredible children's books before the program.

Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00pm

Grades 2 & up. Register here.

Picasso’s Pyrenees with Elizabeth Kemble

Saturday, December 2nd at 2:00 PM - Register

Elizabeth Kemble, founder of Travellati Tours, will take us on a photo lecture tour of Céret, a small mountain town in the French Pyrenees. Céret was a haven for artists such as Picasso, Braque, Matisse, Soutine, Cocteau, and Chagall.

Creative Gift Wrapping for the Holidays and for Every Occasion with Nancie Schnur

Sunday, December 3rd at 11:30 AM

Foreign & Independent Film Series: “The Beguiled”

Saturday, November 25th at 1:45 PM

A Sofia Coppola film

The cloudLibrary

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

Monday Morning Tech Time

Mondays 10 AM to 12 PM in the Reference Room

Stop by with your technology related questions, including but not limited to: library eBooks, eAudiobooks, smartphone, & tablet help. Bring any devices related to your questions. Service does not include help with viruses or hardware issues. Please have specific questions ready.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

The Scarsdale Public Library will close early at 12:30 PM on Wednesday, November 22nd for Thanksgiving, and will remain closed on Thursday, November 23rd. We are open as usual beginning on Friday, November 24th.

Casino Night

Buy your tickets today for Black, White and Read All Over – a casino night on Friday, December 8th at 7:30pm benefiting the Campaign for the Scarsdale Public Library. To learn more or to buy tickets, click here

Introducing BookBrowse

The very best books entertain, engage and enlighten. They wrap us in their world, giving us a window into the lives of others or a mirror to reflect on ourselves. These are the books you’ll find on BookBrowse. BookBrowse offers reviews, “beyond the book” articles,recommended reading for book clubs, read-alikes, books by themes, author interviews and more.


Latest BookMarks!

Read all about the latest and greatest happenings at the Library, courtesy of the Friends of the Scarsdale Library! We hope you enjoy the new, colorful format. Click here for BookMarks and here for the Capital Campaign supplement!

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The 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. is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Museums include the Intrepid, the Guggenheim, and the Frick, among others. Limited to Scarsdale cardholders. Click here to get started. provides live homework help from expert tutors, overnight assignment reviews, and practice tests.  Limited to Scarsdale cardholders. How to talk to a tutor.

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.