Press Coverage


The Berkshire Eagle: “Columbia County, NY: Collection Supports Cancer Patients”

The Daily Star (Oneonta, NY): “Libraries Participating in ‘Great Give Back'”

Fox 40: “Local Libraries Give Back to Their Communities This October”

Hudson Valley One: “The Great Give Back Comes to the Gardiner Library”

The Malone Telegram: “Wead Library Giving Back with Personal Care Pantry”

Malverne/West Hempstead Herald: Malverne, W.H. Librareis Gear Up for ‘Great Give Back’

Morning Times (Twin Tiers): “Waverly Free Library to Present Snow Dogs of Smokey Hill Program”

NBC5: “Malone Library Collecting Personal Care Item Donations”

The Post (Monroe, NY): “‘Great Give Back’ Coming to Penfield Library”

The Putnam County News and Recorder: “Butterfield Library Takes Part in The Great Give Back”

Valley Stream Herald: “Waldinger Library Hosts Great Give Back”

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The East Hampton Star: “Libraries Issue Call for Community Service With The Great Give Back”

Greater Babylon: “Creek Cleanup Planned for Oct. 17 in Lindenhurst; Here’s What to Know”

Long Island Herald: “Bellmore Library Kicks-Off The Great Give Back”

The New Paltz Oracle: “Elting Library Held a ‘Food Fight’ For Charity”


My Twin Tiers: “The Great Give Back Event Comes to Montour Falls”

Observer-Dispatch: “Libraries Join Forces for Great Give Back”

Rome Sentinal: “Kirkland Town Library to Hold Storybook Pumpkin Contest”

Times Herald-Record: “Newburgh Free Library to Participate in The Great Give Back”


Long Island Herald: “Area Libraries Give Back to the Community”

Newsday LI Libraries Host ‘Great Give Back,’ a Day Filled with Community Service

The Radio Tower Podcast: Community Day at Sayville Library


Greater Babylon – Libraries Across Suffolk Hosting Special Events for ‘The Great Give Back’ Saturday

Greater Port Jeff – Libraries Across Suffolk Hosting Special Events for ‘The Great Give Back’ Saturday

NewsdaySuffolk Libraries Host a Series of Service Projects on Oct. 14

Sag Harbor ExpressGreat Give Back Supports the Food Pantry