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Ruth Keeler Memorial Library





Helen Ferris Tibbets Collection of Children’s Books and Books About Children’s Literature

Step into the world of captivating stories with our remarkable collection donated by Helen Tibbets, a renowned writer and close friend of Eleanor Roosevelt. These treasures are a testament to the history of our library in North Salem and a tribute to the joy of children’s literature. Uncover these hidden gems stored in the director’s office, and feel free to dive into their pages whenever you visit.

Helen Whitman Memorial Herbal Collection of Books on Gardening

Discover the green wonders of gardening through the eyes of Helen Whitman, who shared her passion for herbs and plants with our community. These valuable resources are meticulously cataloged and reside in the director’s office. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting, these books offer a wealth of knowledge waiting to be explored.

Local History

Embark on a journey through time by exploring our collection of materials dedicated to the captivating history of North Salem, its neighboring towns, and the vibrant tapestry of Westchester County. Delve into the rich narratives that shaped our region and begin your research at our library. For more detailed information, don’t hesitate to contact the North Salem Historical Society or our town historian, Susie Thompson.

Local Interest

Engage with topics that resonate with our community’s passions and interests. From the art of gardening to the world of horses and horsemanship, backyard farming, and small livestock, our collections reflect the unique spirit of North Salem.

Spanish Language Books

Open doors to new worlds by exploring our collection of Spanish language books suitable for all ages. Immerse yourself in stories that transcend language barriers and connect us through the universal love of literature.

For online enthusiasts, our resources extend to digital platforms, such as the Westchester County Historical Society and Westchester Country Archives.

Visit our library and explore these extraordinary collections that celebrate our community’s diversity of knowledge and interests.