River Journal Article Features Briarcliff Library

Melinda Greenblatt, Director of the BMPL

David Neilsen writes about the evolution of library offerings in a recent article, speaking with three local library directors, including Melinda Greenblatt, the director of the Briarcliff Manor Public Library.

“There was a time when a library was expected to be nothing more than a quiet place for citizens to repose surrounded by the written word. That time is long past. Today, libraries serve a wide range of community and educational needs. Our local libraries have at one time or another found themselves acting as a bookstore, record shop, movie theater, community center, schoolhouse, daycare center, lecture hall, art gallery, event space, home office, or recreation center. Even – during one memorable hurricane season – a place of warmth, electricity, and working WiFi.”

Read the rest of the article on the River Journal site at Books, Books & Beyond.

2015 8th Annual Event Recap

Thank you to our runners, walkers, sponsors, and supporters for another successful event!

2015 race results are online at: http://www.albanyrunningexchange.org/results/search.php?ID=4948

2015 photo galleries are online at:
(Big thanks to our race photographer, Jason Taylor Photography)

More information is online at http://facebook.com/bmplfriends.

We are thankful for all our terrific sponsors this year!