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Struggling with isolation, working from home or homeschooling? Riverhead Free Library wants to help

The library, a community resource especially valuable to parents of school-aged kids even in the absence of a pandemic, may well be nothing short of a lifeline to people in these trying times.

Update: Riverhead library will close its doors for at least a week

Riverhead Free Library has decided to close its doors for at least the next week, from March 15 to March 21.

Celebrating the complex and often elusive history of African Americans

The complexities of African American history make it difficult to unearth and nearly impossible to condense into one small exhibit space during one month of the year. But Marylin Winter and Dr. James Banks of the African American Educational and Cultural Festival embrace the challenge.

Riverhead Library to host ‘Back to the 80s’ Who-Done-It murder mystery dinner Oct. 5.

Riverhead Free Library will host an 80s-style murder mystery dinner Saturday, Oct. 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 and the show will take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Riverhead’s first ‘Loving Day’ celebrated with film, music and spoken word

The event commemorates the anniversary of the 1967 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia, which held unconstitutional state laws that made interracial marriage a crime.

Library evolves in the digital age with new spaces, programs and services

The library has evolved into a community hub, a place where people make social and business connections, a place of learning for people of all cultures and ages, from toddlers to seniors.

‘Project Prom Boutique’ to offer free prom attire at Riverhead library Saturday

The library has collected new and gently used prom dresses, gowns and suits, which will be available free at its first-ever prom boutique Saturday from 12 to 3 p.m.

Celebrate ‘National Short Story Month’ at Riverhead Library

May is National Short Story Month — Riverhead Free Library celebrates with a series of Wednesday evening workshops at the Writer's Cove.
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Understand your Social Security benefits

Riverhead Free Library will host “Understanding Your Benefits,” a Social Security educational seminar Thursday, April 25.

Library budget vote, trustees election takes place today

Polling takes place at the library today from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m.