While the library may be closed during this time, we have tons of great resources for you and your family! Please check out all of our digital databases and other sites- all geared for the book-loving littles in your life!
TumbleBooks has released a whole set of different sites with a vast array of digital books for all ages! No library card or authentication required!
Please click on the images to be taken to their site.
New York State residents can apply for a New York Public Library card and access their digital collections for all ages.
They offer access to SimplyE, an app with an amazing database of children’s eBooks and eAudiobooks. You can even apply for a NYPL card through the app! View NYPL’s website about it here, or just download the SimplyE app from the GooglePlay or AppStore!
LibriVox offers FREE downloads of public domain audiobooks. These can be downloaded to your computer, tablet, or other device. There is an extensive collection of children’s eAudiobooks – click on the Genre/Subject tab to view them!
Audible from Amazon is offering free children’s eAudiobooks at this time.
Here are some non-library related links to fun activities for your little ones!
Many, many thanks to WE ARE TEACHERS for curating this list of children’s authors and celebrities doing read-along videos!
Do you love to read? Do you enjoy trivia games? Do you want to compete against other libraries? Are you entering 5th through 9th grade in the fall?
Then you should join our Middle School Battle of the Books Team!
Call or stop by the library and ask for Miss Julie for more details.
You can also click here to visit the Mid-Hudson Battle of the Book website for more information about it.
This years books:
All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor
Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
Blended by Sharon M. Draper
Freakling by Lana Krumwiede
The Night Diary by Veera Hiranandani
Ungifted by Gordon Korman
We offer a variety of different Museum Passes for the whole family!
Please view our flyer detailing them online or give us a call for more information!
Museum passes cannot be reserved online- please call us or come in to reserve them.
Did you know there is also a High School Battle of the Book team?
Teens entering 9th through 12th grade can join a High School BoB team and compete against other libraries in the MidHudson System!
Please call or stop by the library to speak with Miss Julie if you are interested in joining a HS team!
This year’s books:
Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner
A Study in Charlotte by Britnany Cavallaro
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
Timekeeper by Tara Sim
Do you have community service hours to do for school, honor society, confirmation, government class, etc? Just want to give back to the community? The library offers teen volunteering opportunities for teens ages 14 and up during the summer months only. Just download the Teen Volunteer Application above, fill it out, and drop it off to us at the library!
Please carefully read the second page of the Application for important guidelines and information about the teen volunteer program. Also, please note that filling out and submitting an application DOES NOT guarantee a volunteer position.