The winners of the 10th annual Community Spelling Bee are:


Book Browsers
  • Ken Rubin, Captain
  • Tim Levin
  • Steph Chou

The Winning Word was: 'pogonip'

`pog-uh-nip,"a dense winter fog containing ice particles",n,Shoshone

Teams which made it to the final round were:

  • Bee Calm and Spell On
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Beespoke
  • Other Wordly Women
  • Buzzwords

Thanks to everyone who participated and to our sponsors and volunteers! See you next year!
Check back soon for photos from the Bee!

1964 - 2014

Help the Friends of the Irvington Library celebrate its 50th anniversary!

From 17 members in 1964 to over 400 members today, the Friends has grown to be a full-fledged, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization.

Did you know that it is your membership dues that pay for all the children's activities – from weekly story hours to summer-long reading programs – as well as for all the teen and adult programming? Did you know that all non-print media (and some of the books) are paid for with funds donated by the Friends?

Join now -- or renew your membership -- so our library may continue to provide the services we depend on.

Individual - $15
Family - $25
Supporting - $50-99
Patron - $100-249
Benefactor - $250+

Please enter your donation amount: $

If you prefer to pay by check you can mail it to the Friends of the Irvington Library, 12 South Astor Street, Irvington, NY 10533


Visit Museums for Free

The Friends of the Library has arranged for Irvington Public Library card holders to have access to free passes to a select group of museums in New York City, Westchester, and beyond. Each museum has its own terms and condtions regarding these passes, so check the library website for more information. A limited number of passes is available at any one time, so contact the reference librarian to reserve yours.

Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street)

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue (at 89th Street)

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 W 46th St and 12th Ave.

The New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at 77th Street

The New York Hall of Science, in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens

The Neuberger Museum of Art, 735 Anderson Hill Rd, Purchase, NY

The Hudson River Museum, 511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY

The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay St, Katonah, NY

The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT

The Maritime Aquarium of Norwalk, 10 N Water St, Norwalk, CT

Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave, Norwalk, CT

Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Rd, New Windsor, NY