The library will be closed April 20th

for Easter Sunday.  


Image: "Reading Bunny" by Possumsgurl.

  • Art Galleries
  • Kindles
  • Read Alike
  • Mahopac Minute
  • DayByDayNY
  • eReading Room
  • Cartoon Workshop
  • Edible Landscape
  • Early Literacy Classes
  • Foreign Film
  • Game of Life
  • Book Spine Poetry
  • Jeff Pearlman
  • Mah Jongg

In the Galleries

lighthouse by pauline bruno

Third Floor Gallery

Pauline Bruno
Paintings and Watercolors
April 1 -29, 2014


Young Arts Gallery

located on the 1st floor of the Library in the hallway to the Children's Wing

Mahopac High School Studio Art Exhibit:
Art teacher: Sharon Tobin
April 2014





MPL is pleased to present our

e-Reader Lending Program.

Five pre-loaded Kindle Paperwhites

are now available for checkout.


To get a list of all the titles & more

information, look under the

e-Library tab or click HERE.

This program is sponsored by the

Friends of Mahopac Public Library.

Access Author Read Alikes

under the Read Alikes tab above,

or by clicking HERE.

If you like an author and would like to read

another author with a similar style,

please check this page and click on

a writer you're interested in.  A list of similar authors linked to the Mid-Hudson

Library System's catalog will allow you to order any titles that interest you.

Introducing "A Mahopac Minute"

A free program for area businesses!

A Mahopac Minute pairs items and services featured by local businesses with materials and resources that can be found in the Mahopac Public Library collection. Read more about this program here. See an example here. To particpate, complete this form and fax to us at 845-628-0672

Announcing Day by Day NY

An early literacy calendar for families with young children!  

Click HERE  to view early literacy activites for this month.

Announcing the
Kid's eReading Room!

Here you will find juvenile eBook & downloadable audiobooks.

Click HERE to enter.


April 17th Kids & Teens Learn Cartooning!

Kids grades 2-5 Workshop Begins 10:00 AM

Teens & Tweens grades 6-12 Workshop Begins 11:30 AM

 Bring your imagination! Registration required.

Teens register here. Kids register here.

Ornamental Kale

The Edible Landscape

April 21st at 7PM

Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Putnam County. Learn about edible plants and how to integrate them into your landscape, either in your flower beds, containers, or forest setting. Your vegetable garden is not the only place to find edible delights.
Registration required; register here or call 845-628-2009, ext 100.

Image: "Onramental Kale"
by Daryl_Mitchell. 


Registration for Spring Early Literacy Classes

In Person & On-Line registration begins Monday, 4/21 at 10:00 AM 

Telephone registration begins Tuesday, 4/22 at 9:30 AM

View the Early Literacy Program Calendar here.

Film Movement Presents

The Watchtower
a Turkish film
directed by Pelin Esmer

100 minutes; unrated;

screening on Tuesday, April 22 @ 6:30.

 Registration is required. 
Click HERE to register and read a synopsis of the film.

 Sponsored by the Friends of Mahopac Public Library.


Game of Life - Building a Financial Foundation

 4/22 at 7:00 PM

 NY Life representatives, Scott Reynolds and Robert Scorrano, will guide you through the GAME OF LIFE: New York Life Edition. Learn how building a sound financial foundation will prepare you for life's financial twists and turns. A GAME OF LIFE board game will be raffled off at the end of the presentation!

Registration required. Register here or call 845-628-2009, ext 100.

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April 27th at 2 PM

The Friends of MPL invite you to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Enjoy poetry readings and refreshments. Vote for your favorite book spine poem, read a poem of your own! Please register for this free program here or call 845.628.2009, ext. 100.

Image: "Stack O' Books." by Kurtis Garbutt is licensed under CC BY 2.0

showtimebkMeet Jeff Pearlman

April 29th at 7 PM

Best selling author and Mahopac High School alumnus!

Copies of Pearlman's new book, Showtime, will be available for purchase
and can be signed by the author at this event. Registration is required.
Register here or call 845-628-2009, ext 100.

Mah Jongg Tournament

May 18th, 9am - 5pm

Hosted by the Friends of Mahopac Library

Register by May 1st : $40 Registration Fee. Registration form available here.


The next MPL Board of Trustees meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, 4/23/14.


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