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HELEN FERRIS TIBBETS COLLECTION OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS AND BOOKS ABOUT CHILDREN’S LITERATURE¬†

This collection was given by Helen Tibbets, a writer, friend of Eleanor Roosevelt and one of the founders of the library in North Salem. These books are not cataloged and are housed in the director’s office. They may be used by the public.

HELEN WHITMAN MEMORIAL HERBAL COLLECTION OF BOOKS ON GARDENING

Helen Whitman owned an herb farm in North Salem and donated her collection of gardening books to the library. They are cataloged and are housed in the director’s office. They may be used by the public.

LOCAL HISTORY

The library has a small collection of materials relating to the history of North Salem, surrounding towns and Westchester County. It is a good place to start doing research on aspects of local history. For further information contact:

North Salem Historical Society  
P.O. Box 31
North Salem, NY 10560

northsalemhistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Susie Thompson, town historian
sthompson@northsalemny.org

914-669-8459

Online resources for local history include:
Westchester County Historical Society
Westchester Country Archives

LOCAL INTEREST

The library has collections in topics of local interest such as:
gardening
horses and horsemanship
backyard farming
small livestock

SPANISH LANGUAGE BOOKS

The library has books in Spanish for all ages.

 

 

 

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