POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Recent renovations to the children's room at Pound Ridge Library were celebrated with an open house on Dec. 7.
Through the efforts of the Pound Ridge Library Foundation, the renovation improvements included better window work and furniture that is kid friendly.
The children’s room contains child-friendly bookshelves, cushions, chairs and tables. The collection includes picture books, fiction, non-fiction, reference books, movies, documentaries and music. A computer is reserved for use by children only in the Children’s Room.
Weekly and monthly programs designed for local kids makes the Pound Ridge Library one of the attractions to keep our children busy and entertained when it comes to learning and reading. The library also maintains a teen area.
On hand to receive the many visitors for the re-opening was Library Director Marilyn Tinter, who conveyed it best how the library wants to "Provide a safe place for kids to visit and read." Ms. Tinter has also indicated while the library is moving forward, she wants to continue an environment where kids can still read books and not be overwhelmed with too much technology.
Also present were several Board members, including the Library Board President David Dow and Jon Posner, President of the Pound Ridge Library Foundation. It was through the efforts of the Foundation that provided the funds for improvements to the library.
As for the Library Foundation, Jon Posner also indicates "The latest focus is to improve the library driveway and expanding our parking area".
Anyone who wants to support the library is asked to visit the Pound Ridge Library Foundation website.
The Pound Ridge Library is located at 271 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY 10576 (914) 764-5085.
Laurance Baschkin is a resident of Pound Ridge.