Welcome to the Quaker Ridge School Library website.  We hope that the information below will answer any questions that you may have.  Please do not hesitate to contact the librarian, Ms. Byrnes, at kbyrnes@scarsdaleschools.org if you have any questions.

Library Staff

Ms. Kate Byrnes is the full-time library media specialist. Ms. Byrnes has taught fourth and fifth grade as well as library media in both an elementary school and a middle school before coming to QRS.  This will be her fourth year in the QRS library.


Ms. Susan Pankow is returning this year as our library aide. We are so excited to have her!  Ms. Pankow will be in the library every day from 10-3.

Library Hours

The library is open during school hours, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Classes are scheduled for checkout throughout the morning and afternoon from 9:30 to 2:55. It is suggested that parents either email or call ahead (914-721-2787) to make an appointment if they need Ms. Byrnes' assistance for research or book selection.  Please check with your classroom teacher to find out which day your class visits the library.