Category Archives: Highlights


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YA Graphic Novels

Need a quick read? Check out our YA graphic novel section for these (and many more!) great stories.

Kanopy Streaming Now Available!

Got a WLS library card? You can now watch thousands of films, including The Criterion Collection, for free with your library card! Simply visit, sign-up for an account, and get watching. Hundreds of films are added to the collection each month.

Cardholders can watch up to 10 films per month. Play credits reset on the first of every month. Once you’ve started a film, you can re-watch it as many times as you want for the next 3 days without using additional credits.

You can watch Kanopy in your web browser, through the Kanopy mobile apps, and on your TV with Roku or Chromecast.

Remembering Marie Perillo

Marie Joan Perillo, former Director of the Irvington Library from 1983-1988, passed away on December 22nd, 2018. A memorial mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday January 19, 2019 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Irvington, New York. Burial will follow at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, New York.


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