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Friends of the Library

  • Annual Book Sale

    We are currently accepting gently used books, movies, CD's, and children's books for our Annual Book Sale, which will take place this year on April 28th & 29th.

    Please bring your donations to the Library. There are receptacles at each entrance for your convenience. If you have a large collection to donate and need assistance please call the Library and they will relay your request to us.

  • Movies at the Library

    The Friends of the Locust Valley co-sponsor monthly movies at the library, and members of the Executive Board provide refreshments at each showing.

  • Lois Barry Memorial Scholarship

    The Friends of the Locust Valley Library offers a college scholarship in the amount of $500 in memory of its past president Lois Barry to honor her years of service to the community and to the Library.

    Any high school senior who resides in the Locust Valley Library District is eligible to apply. The student may attend either public or private school. Residence in the Library District can be verified by contacting the Locust Valley Library.

    Applicants should have a strong record of service and/or participation at the Locust Valley Library. Finalists will be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee.

    Applications are available at the Locust Valley Library and at the guidance offices of all local high schools. The completed application form should be submitted by April 4, 2014, to the Friends of the Locust Valley Library Scholarship Committee, 170 Buckram Road, Locust Valley, NY 11560.



About the Friends

The Friends of the Locust Valley Library is a not-for-profit organization founded to increase awareness of, focus attention on, and expand use of the Library; to promote educational activities; and to raise funds.  Membership is open to anyone who supports its goals.

Become a Member
Members volunteer their time and raise funds to support the library.   Membership envelopes are available at the circulation desks on both levels.  For the current membership year the dues for each category of membership are as follows:

Individual $20
Donor $35
Patron $50
Sponsor $100
Benefactor $250 or more

Please send a check payable to Friends of the Locust Valley Library.  Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  You may stop by the library to join or mail your check to:

The Friends of the Locust Valley Library
170 Buckram Road
Locust Valley, NY 11560