Adult Volunteers Wanted!

Want to make a difference in your community? Love the library and wish to help out? We’re looking for passionate adults to help us out with various tasks in our library!
Some duties could include: shelving, pulling holds, sorting books for the Book Sales, unloading our donation shed.
Volunteers must have the ability to bend and lift [books are heavy and some shelves are low!] and attention to alphabetical detail.
Interested? Ask for a volunteer application at the desk and when an opening matches your interests, we’ll give you a call!

Community Yard Sale!

The Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library is hosting its annual Yard Sale at the PV Town Hall! Join us on Saturday, September 23rd from 9am to 3pm to shop or sell! Those wishing to sell their new and gently used goods at the Yard Sale must pay a non-refundable $25 registration fee which will benefit the Library. You do the selling, we do the advertising! Be sure to sign up early- table space is limited and fills up quickly!

To reserve your spot, please come by the library anytime we’re open with your deposit and to pick your space! For more information, please call us at 845-635-8460.

Movie Night – The Boss Baby

On Friday, September 29th at 6pm, the library will be showing The Boss Baby! All ages are welcome, but small children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. We ask that you try and arrive a little before 6:00 because the rest of the library will be closing at that time. The program will be held at the Pleasant Valley Library in the upstairs meeting room. Popcorn will be served!
Registration is now open! Please click here to reserve your spot online, call us at 635-8460, or email

Molly the Therapy Dog

Molly is back!
Do you have a child that’s a shy reader? Molly the Therapy Dog comes to the library every other week to help children that are not comfortable reading or being around dogs feel more relaxed. She loves when kids who love animals come to read to her, even if they are already comfortable readers. Come meet Molly in our Children’s section from 3:30 to 5:00 pm on Tuesdays October 10th and 24th. No registration required!

Defensive Driving Course

The Library is hosting a Defensive Driving Course on Saturday, October 21st from 10am to 4pm. Why should you take this course? You can save 10% on your vehicle liability, collision, and personal injury protection (PIP) insurance premiums for three years and may reduce up to four points on your driving record.

To sign up, you MUST contact Instructor Peter Khan at 845-380-4806.
The library cannot accept registration for this program.
A $40 fee is due the day of the class. Please bring a pen, paper, and a bag lunch.

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Afternoon Meditation Group

We now offer an afternoon session of our popular Meditation Group. This session will meet on the second Thursday of every month at 1pm. This is a FREE monthly meditation group led by certified hypnotherapist and Reiki Master Susan Olin-Dabrowski.  First time and experienced meditators are welcome.  Meditation can help manage stress and improve quality of life.
No registration is necessary, walk-ins are welcome.

We’re on Instagram!

 The Pleasant Valley Library is now on Instagram!Follow us for a glimpse behind the scenes, book recommendations, and much more. Have you taken a great photo in the library? Do you have an adorable photo of your kids reading library books? Email your photo to and we’ll feature your photo on our account!
Click here to follow us!

The library is now a Field Goods pickup location!

Want to support the library building fund and the local farming community? Consider joining Field Goods! This organization works closely with Hudson Valley farms to deliver fresh, local fruits and vegetables to the library where you can pick them up on Thursdays. The library building fund gets $1.00 for every bag you order. You can set up an account for either weekly or bi-weekly delivery and you can suspend it at any time. Visit the Field Goods website for more information.


Ongoing Book Sale

The Friends of the Pleasant Valley Library have an ongoing Book Sale of donated items in the Library’s Front Room.
All books, DVD’s, CD’s and audiobooks are only $1!

Teen Geek Help

Need help downloading an eBook? Trying to establish an email, Facebook, Twitter, or other social media account? Having trouble with your tablet? Get the help you need at the library! The library now offers individualized technology assistance from our resident “teen geek”. Call the Pleasant Valley Library at (845) 635-8460 to schedule an appointment, and remember to bring along your device!