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Celebrate National Poetry Month in April
National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens of millions of readers, students, K-12 teachers, librarians, booksellers, literary events curators, publishers, bloggers, and, of course, poets marking poetry's important place in our culture and our lives. Drop by the library and check out some books on poetry. Don't forget to pick up and put a poem in your pocket at the circulation desk for a little inspiration!
News & Events
Late Opening Friday, May 6
Due to staff development, the library will be opening at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 6. Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Stay Safe - Get Monthly Cyber Security Tips
Don't be fooled by scammers! Stay safe and informed while online. Get helpful information from the NYS Office of Information Technology Services Enterprise Information Security Office (NYS OITS EISO) about recognizing phishing emails, avoiding online tax scams, how to make strong passwords, protect yourself from malware and more. Want to get these tips directly? Join NYS OITS EISO's e-mail list to receive Cyber Security Tips Newsletters every month.
View Haverstraw Library Historical Photos
A portion of Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library's (HKDPL) collection of historical photographs are now available for viewing at the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)! DPLA brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.
Our historical photographs are also available at Hudson River Valley Heritage which houses a digital collection of photographs, diaries, correspondence, artwork, publications and more from the Hudson Valley region. If you would like to peruse through our local history collection, feel free to drop by the main library building at Garnerville or contact Cathy Campos, Local History Librarian, at (845) 786-3800 for more information.
Be in the Know About Zika Virus
Mosquito season begins in April. Be in the know about Zika virus and how to protect yourself and your family against this disease. Check out these sites for more information:
Library Budget Vote & Trustee Election
The Library's annual Budget Vote will be held on June 9. One Trustee seat is open this year. Trustees run for a five-year term. For information on running for Trustee, please contact Cheryl Fellner at 786-3800 ext. 14. You must be a resident of the Library's district in order to run for Trustee.
New Events Calendar and Room Reservation
Our events calendar and room reservation system has stylish, new interfaces that is easier to navigate and use. One of our new features is an email notification system. For example, if you register for a program, you may sign up for an email reminder which will inform you of the program the day before or send out a notice to you if the program was cancelled. If you have any questions regarding how to use our updated services, feel free to ask us at the reference desk.
Just Installed: Graphic Software Corel DRAW X7
Would you like to touch up your photos? Want to draw digitally from scratch? Try out our latest installed software, Corel Draw X7 with it's many features listed here. Come downstairs at the mid-level and Teen computer area and give it a whirl. We also have Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Paintshop Pro and many other softwares available for you to use. Drop by today and check them out!
Check Out Our Video Games!
Our video games used to be for Haverstraw Library patrons only... but not anymore! If your library is part of the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS), then you can now check out our video games too. We have a wide range of games suitable for all age ranges from children up to adults. You may check out 2 video games per library card for a 7 day period. Walk on over to the middle level of the main library and start checking out our video games today!
Homework Help Available
Are you a K-6 student in the North Rockland Central School District who needs help with homework? We are offering Homework Help at the main library. Hours are Mondays, 6 pm - 8 pm and Wednesdays, 6 pm - 7:30 pm. To check in, please come to the Children's Desk. No appointments necessary! For more information, check out our flyer.
Note: Homework Help is not a replacement for professional tutoring or parental supervision. Helpers cannot be held responsible for children's homework. Homework Help will not be in session on days the North Rockland Central School District is closed.
E-books: More Availability than Ever!
In response to your frustration with having to borrow and download popular titles, all of the libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) are working together to make more content available sooner. You can read e-books on an e-reader, tablet, smartphone or other device, and on your desktop computer as well. The same goes for e-audio, for the most part. Stop by the Reference Desk, and we
Are You a Magazine Lover?
Now you can read the latest issue wherever you are. Download an electronic copy to read on your portable device using the Nook app. Over 40 titles are available through the OverDrive, ranging from Smithsonian to TV Guide and The New Yorker to Vegetarian Times. Once you have downloaded an issue, it is yours to keep. Join the users throughout RCLS who are enjoying this expansion of our downloadable content.
* Closed 6/29 -8/31/2014.
♦ Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day
When: Tuesday, May 10 at 7:30 pm
Where: Board Meeting Room, Main Library at Garnerville
Who: Board Meetings are open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend.
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