About Us

Location:

The Pleasant Valley Free Library is currently located at 3 Maggiacomo Lane in Pleasant Valley, approximately 5 miles west of the Taconic State Parkway, next door to Dollar General.
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Contact Us:

Pleasant Valley Free Library
3 Maggiacomo Lane (1600 Main Street)
PO Box 633
Pleasant Valley, NY 12569
Phone 845-635-8460
Fax 845-635-9556
PVFLibrary@gmail.com

About the Library:

The Pleasant Valley Free Library is a free association library operating under the laws of the State of New York governing Free Libraries. The chief objective of the Library is to provide the people of Pleasant Valley with an effective, friendly, and responsive Free Library service of high quality, capable of evolving and expanding with the needs of the community.

ITEMS WE OFFER, THEIR LOAN RULES, AND LATE FEES

ITEM TYPE LOAN PERIOD FINE
Books 3 weeks / 2 renewals $.10/day, max $5
Audiobooks 3 weeks / 2 renewals $.10/day, max $5
Music CDs 3 weeks / 1 renewal $1/day, max $10
DVDs
*limit 10 per household*
1 week / 2 renewals
(3 weeks / 1 renewal for Long Loan)
$1/day, max $5
($1/day, max $10 for Long Loan)
Mobile HotSpot 1 week / no renewals $1/day, max Cost of Device

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SERVICES WE OFFER

Computer Use – Six public computers, one 15-Minute Express computer for checking email/stocks/printing/etc
Printing – black and white ONLY, $.20 per page after two free pages per day
Faxing
– $1 per page sending and receiving, limit 15 pages sent per day, continental US numbers only
Photocopies – self-service, black and white ONLY, $.25 per page
Notary – free, by appointment (please call ahead of time to schedule, do NOT pre-sign your documents)
Exam Proctoring – $20 for non-residents, by appointment only (email PVFlibrary@gmail.com to schedule)
Tech Help – free, by appointment (call 845-635-8460 or stop by to schedule)
HotSpot Loans – check out a mobile HotSpot for WiFi on the go; give us a call or stop in for more info and to reserve yours
Home Delivery Service – volunteers will deliver library items to homebound patrons on a monthly basis; please call or stop in for more information


The library regularly offers the following programs and services, though many of our in-person programs are currently on pause (please see our Calendar page for more information about current programs):

  • Evening Book Group at 7pm on the third Wednesday of every month
  • Storytimes for Children on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
  • Children’s Lego Program the first Saturday of every month
  • Seasonal Children’s Craft Programs during long school breaks
  • Family Movie Night one Friday a month
  • Adult (13+) craft program one Saturday a month
  • Therapy Reading Dog 3:30pm to 5:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
  • Meditation Group at 6:30pm the last Tuesday, and 1pm on the second Thursday of the month
  • Dungeons and Dragons meet-up on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month at 6pm
  • Chess Club on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings each month at 5pm
  • Chair Yoga and Vinyasa Flow Yoga twice a month
  • Fandom Friday programs once a month
  • Adult movie screenings once a month
  • Health Insurance signup the last Wednesday of the month
  • Technology help  (downloading ebooks, opening email, etc) by appointment
  • Delivery location for Field Goods local produce

Many of these programs require an appointment or registration so please check the calendar here or call 635-8460 for more information or to make an appointment.

We also offer a number of Museum Passes!

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.

Board of Trustees:

The Pleasant Valley Free Library is governed by a Board of Trustees made up of up to 13 members. They meet on the third Thursday of every month. Our trustees are:

President: Joy Dyson
Vice-President: Julia Kessler
Treasurer: Steve MacNish
Secretary: Gail Rau
Other members: Dorothy Denny, Pauline Herr, Kristin Hettinger, Dave Kruger, Kathy Kruger, Michael Riefenburgh, Don Sagliano, and Kim Sears.

Staff:

Director: Daniela Pulice
Head of Circulation: Valerie
Head of Children’s Services: Julie
Circulation Assistant: Bethany
Clerks: Linda, Karen, and Kym
Shelver: Faith

Library Policies

Patron Code of Conduct
Internet, Computer and Wireless Use Policy
Meeting Space Policy
Unattended Children Policy
Snow Closing Policy
2020 Library Budget

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