The John C. Hart Memorial Library is located at 1130 Main Street, Shrub Oak, NY 10588. The John C. Hart Memorial Library provides free public library service to all individuals in the "community we were chartered to serve:" The Town of Yorktown and The Lakeland School District area of the Town of Cortlandt.
We provide books and other materials to Adults, Young Adults and Children to "broaden educational background and experience; to provide pleasure, to satisfy informational, cultural and recreational needs; and to develop taste and the enjoyment of reading".
We reach out to non-readers through library services.
We endorse The Library Bill of Rights of the American Library Association and its Freedom to Read Statement; the Policy on Confidentiality of Library Records and the Statement on Professional Ethics.
We belong to The Westchester Library System and are chartered by Education Law of New York State.
We were established in 1920 as the public library of the Town of Yorktown.
Our budget is appropriated by the Town of Yorktown and is enhanced by contract with the Town of Cortlandt.
Our policies are set and our operations overseen by a five member Board of Trustees and the Library Director. New Trustees are appointed by the Town Board (after nomination by the Library Board).
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A Brief History
Children, Teens, and Adult Programs
Location: Yorktown Heights