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Riverhead Free Library

Voters approve library budgets, elect trustees

Riverhead school district voters approved budgets for both libraries in the district. The Riverhead Free Library's proposed $4.2 million operating budget passed by a vote of 176 to 91. The Baiting Hollow Library's proposed $17,962 budget passed by a vote of 176 to 86.

Library budget votes and trustee elections set for Tuesday

Riverhead Central School District taxpayers go to the polls Tuesday to vote on proposed budgets for the two public libraries in the district.

Test your knowledge of women’s history in the ‘Her’ History trivia game challenge March 19

Put your knowledge to the test in this free and family-friendly game trivia challenge on Saturday, March 19 at 3 p.m. at the Riverhead Free Library hosted by the Riverhead Anti-Bias Task Force.

Anti-Bias Task Force announces collaborations with Riverhead library, including MLK event, ‘kindness corners’

Riverhead Town’s Anti-Bias Task Force has revealed three new collaborations for January and February with the Riverhead Free Library.

This little building offers a peek into Riverhead history — and much, much more

The iconic carriage house (circa 1873) stands on what was once the homestead of the John R. Perkins family. Known as the Yellow Barn, it houses a used bookstore operated by Friends of the Riverhead Free Library.

Riverhead library celebrates Pride Month with books, DVDs and programs

To celebrate Pride Month, Riverhead library is offering a collection of books and DVDs focused on the experience of the LGBTQ community. It is also hosting two Pride Month programs: a drag queen hour and LGBT 101.

Riverhead school district voters approve contracts with Riverhead and Baiting Hollow libraries

Riverhead Central School District voters approved contracts with Riverhead Free Library and Baiting Hollow Library April 6.

COVID brought big changes to Riverhead library — and some are here to stay

“You’ve got to change with the times. You’ve got to roll with it,” said Riverhead Free Library director Kerrie McMullen-Smith. The library has implemented virtual programming, including children's programs, concerts and author talks.

Riverhead library hosts L.I. Cares mobile food pantry

Long Island Cares will supply a free three-day food supply on the first Thursday of each month, 11 a.m. to 12 noon at Riverhad Free Library.

L.I. Cares mobile food pantry to distribute food at Riverhead library Thursday

The Long Island Cares mobile Food Pantry will distribute a free three-day supply of food to residents in need at Riverhead Free Library Thursday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. No ID is required.