Friends are civic-minded neighbors who know that quality library
service is important to their community. Their goals are
to support, improve and promote the library by enlisting public
support, by informing the public of the library’s services and
by raising money to purchase items for the library.
is open to everyone and we encourage anyone interested in
supporting their library to join. Members wanting to have
a more active role in the Friends should also attend the monthly
Action Committee meetings held in Meeting Room A, the 2nd
Wednesday of each month at
7:00pm. Attendance is not
a requirement of membership. The Friends do not meet in
June or December. Call Rosemarie at (631) 874-3596 for information
about or to verify meetings.
JOIN THE FRIENDS!
FOR A PRINTABLE MEMBERSHIP FORM ~ CLICK
BUS TRIP SCHEDULE & SEAT AVAILABILITY
For A LIST OF UPCOMING TRIPS ~ CLICK HERE
For the Bus Trip Sign-Up Form ~ CLICK HERE
ALL ARE WELCOME! *
You do NOT have to be a member
of the Center Moriches
Library or of the Friends of the Library
to join us.
*Reserve your seat as soon as possible.
A seat may
ONLY be held upon receipt of payment by
No reservations are made verbally.
IMPORTANT: Please include your
telephone number with your reservation so we may contact you
concerning any problem or changes. Telephone numbers are
needed only for Friends of the Library business and will be kept
*Make checks payable to: Friends of the Library, and mail to:
Friends of the Library
PO Box 704
Center Moriches, NY 11934-0704
OR - Use the Friends mailbox in the library
located to the right of the Thrift Shelf.
*Reservations for more than one trip may be made with a single
*All trips will depart from the front of the library (Main St.)
Montauk Hwy unless otherwise instructed. Please carpool to the library when
*Buses must adhere to scheduled departure and return times.
Be present at least 15 minutes before departure and return.
*Should there be a change of the announced times of a scheduled
trip, please refer to your confirmation for the correct times.
*To receive full refund, a telephone
call or a cancellation request in writing must be received
within 10 days before the trip, otherwise the payment will be
forwarded to the bus company and is not refundable.
The two Friends thrift shelves filled with books are located
near the front desk and are available to the public year round.
Suggested donations are $1.00 for hard covers and 50˘
for soft covers and ten for $1.00 for children's books.
Look for our SPOTLIGHT section, which has specific authors or subject matter for the month. We
hope you will enjoy this new feature. Also, watch for our
special "10˘ Sales" of thrift books.
Your donations are vital to our continued
success and are always welcomed! Books, DVDs, and CDs in
good condition can be brought to the library all year long
during regular hours of operation. We cannot take
magazines or encyclopedias as our space does not allow for their
To make a book donation, bring your box or bag
of books marked "FOL" and leave it in the corner next to the
3-DAY ANNUAL BOOK SALE 2017
HELD IN THE LIBRARY’S COMMUNITY ROOM
Thursday, September 14th: 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, September 15th: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm (break) & 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 16th: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Come browse the newly revamped FOL
& take advantage of our October Harvest 10 cent sale.
Poetry & Prose Roundtable
sponsored by the friends of the
FIRST SATURDAY OF
THE MONTH, 12:30-2:00PM.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND.
Come down and
join this informal
gathering for anyone interested
in writing or listening to poetry.
Each person will
have an opportunity
to recite a poem of their own
or someone else's and talk
briefly about the piece.
On occasion, the
group may indulge
in an essay or short story.
Come share your
and love of poetry!
teen pizZa, popcorn & a movie
The Young Adult Department offers teens a
chance to view a popular film and socialize while they enjoy some
hot pizza and popcorn supplied courtesy of the Friends of the
MONDAY AFTERNOON AT THE LIBRARY
The Friends proudly sponsor afternoon
games in the library's Community Room each Monday afternoon
starting at 1:30 until closing. Enjoy a friendly
game of Mah Jongg, Scrabble, cards and other table-top games
along with great conversation. On the last Monday of each
month a different film is shown in a theater-like setting on the
big screen in the community room.
Center Moriches Public Library, 235 Main Street, Center Moriches,
New York 11934 (631) 878-0940|