Defensive Driving Course

On Saturday, April 29th from 10am to 4pm, the library will be hosting a Defensive Driving Course presented by Peter Khan. 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! You could also reduce up to FOUR POINTS on your driving record. Please call Peter Khan at (845) 380-4806 to enroll. You cannot sign up through the library.
*This is NOT the five hour course needed to take your driving test.*

Sponsored by American Safety Inc. #028
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HUGE Spring Book Sale!

Pleasant Valley Library HUGE Spring Book Sale!
Friday, April 28th through Sunday, April 30th
at the Pleasant Valley Town Hall, 1554 Main Street

Friday, April 28th 6pm to 9pm (Preview Sale – $5 admission)
Saturday, April 29th 8:30am to 7pm (Dollar Day! Most items only $1!)
Sunday, April 30th 9am to 2pm (Bag Sale – $5 per bag)
Free Books 2:15pm to 3:30pm (Sunday ONLY)

Bring a non-perishable food item any day and receive a free book!

** Volunteers are needed for set-up and tear-down. Please call the library for details: 845-635-8460 **

LEGO Create and Display

Come to the library on Saturday, May 6th from 11:00am12:30pm to make a Lego display! The theme for May is “A Tribute to Mom”. This program is open to children ages 6 and up. Sign up is necessary and registration is limited to 12 due to lack of space. After the Lego creations are complete, they will be put on display at the library. Sign up at the library, call 845– 635-8460,  email or register on our calendar starting April 24th.

Movie Night – Sing!

On Friday, May 12th at 6:00 p.m, the library will be showing Sing! 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! Please call 845-635-8460, sign up using our calendar, or email to sign up and reserve your spot.

NEW! 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.
For the month of May, Afternoon Meditation will meet on the third Thursday (May 18th). The session will resume meeting on the second Thursday in June.

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!

Book Discussion Group

It’s been mentioned before, but bears repeating.  The Book Discussion Group meets on the Third Wednesday of every month from 7-8 pm. Check out our events calendar for a listing of which titles have been picked for discussion.