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Annual Budget Vote & Trustee Election: September 23, 2017

VoteAnnual Budget Vote & Trustee Election:
September 23, 2017 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Budget Hearing will be held on Wednesday, September 20 at 3:30 pm

Absentee Ballots will be available from the office of the Library Director and the Reference Desk during the Library's regular operating hours. 

Trustees Louise Collins, Jackie Poole, and John Vendetti are running for reelection to represent Bridgehampton. Mbachi Kumwenda is running unopposed for an open seat to represent Bridgehampton. 

What the Proposed Budget Means to You, the Taxpayer…
Your tax bill will show a decrease in Library taxes in 2018. For example, if your home was assessed at $1,000,000 for 2016/17, the Library’s share of your property taxes would have been $141.60. Under the proposed budget, this would DECREASE by $31.71 to $109.89 – for the entire year. The Library’s debt service to pay for the building renovation and expansion, completed in 2009, will be paid off in December of 2017. Thanks to fundraising efforts and the support of the community, this is ten years earlier than the 20 year debt service approved by voters in 2007. Kelly Harris, the Library’s Director, will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the budget. More information about the Library's proposed 2018 operating budget can be found in the Autumn 2017 issue of the Hampton Library Link

Outdoor Movie Night: Friday, September 15 at 7:00 pm

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Outdoor Movie Night 
Friday, September 15 at 7:00 pm

Free Admission. 

Join us for the debut selection of an ongoing series of African American-centered films. There will be a brief discussion after the film. Stay tuned for more information on our October selection, Fences. Please arrive early to select your seat and purchase concessions.

Fridays at Five: August 25 with Carl Bernstein

CarlFridays at Five featuring Carl Berstein
author of All the President's Men

Friday, August 25 at 5:00 pm 
(Gates open at 4:30 pm)

Admission: $25.00

For 40 years, from All The President’s Men to A Woman In Charge: The Life Of Hillary Clinton, Bernstein’s books reveal the inner-workings of government, politics, and the hidden stories of Washington and its leaders.
 
Due to anticpated crowd size, no books will be signed the day of the event.  
 

In Case of Inclement Weather: 

If it is raining and we are unable to hold Fridays at Five outside in the Library Yard, the lecture will take place indoors in the Library's lower level program room. All those wishing to attend will enter through the Library's east gate located on Main Street. There will be no entry through the Library. 

There will be limited space indoors. Attendance for this event will be capped at 150 attendees. Please note: As always attendance at Fridays at Five is First Come, First Seated. Therefore possession of a Series Pass, Press Pass, or Comp Pass will NOT guarantee admission to Fridays at Five. Admission is only guaranteed to the first 150 individuals through the gate. 

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