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Get Your Summer Reading Books!

Get a head start! Come in and get your summer reading books today. Many titles on the North Rockland Central School District (NRCSD) summer reading lists, grades 1 - 12, are available in English and Spanish in both library buildings. If you need help looking for a book, drop by the Youth Services desk for assistance.

Changes Coming to Adult Services

Watch out for some rearranging that will be going on in the Adult Services area. We will be evaluating the books in our non-circulating Reference collection, and making many of them available for you to check out as well as updating older titles and filling in any gaps within the collection. We are putting the Reference and circulating materials together, eliminating the need to look in multiple places for the information you need.

Our hope is to get this done over the summer, so please pardon any disorganization you encounter during that time. The Adult Services staff is always available to assist you!

Storm King Art Center Museum Passes

Now availabe for Haverstraw Library cardholders! Get musuem passes for Storm King Art Center, a 500-acre landscape of fields, hills, and woodlands with a collection of more than 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.

Museum passes are also available for American Museum of Natural History, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Hudson Highlands Nature Museums, Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, and recently added Guggenheim Museum. Stop by the Circulation Desk in the main library at Garnerville and ask for a museum pass today!

Borrow More DVDs!

Effective immediately, patrons may now borrow from our Main Library at Garnerville:

  • Four 3-Day Adult DVDs
  • Four 3-Day Youth Services and/or Teen DVDs
  • Seven 7-Day Adult DVDs

That would be a total of 15 DVDs per library card. In the Village, the "pink label new" DVDs are still limited to 4 per card. The Village collection is much smaller so Teen or Childrens are limited to 4 plus 4 Adult Services' older DVDs for a total of 8 per library card. Note: Spring Valley and Stony Point patrons cannot borrow any "pink label new" DVDs.

New and Improved Boopsie Mobile App

Our Boopsie Mobile App has been upgraded! It can now remember your library and your login information; library card number and pin number; so you don't have to search or enter your information ever again.

New to Boopsie? It's an app where you can easily check your library account, renew and place holds, find a title, locate and navigate to the library, call the library directly, and download ebooks. Visit on your mobile phone and install RCLS Mobile today!

Looking for a Job? Try JobNow!

Get live expert assistance for your job search using JobNow from writing a resume, cover letter, interview coaching, local job search resources and more. For more resources, check out our Online Databases to be found under Find Information above.

Reserve a New DVD

Haverstraw cardholders can now reserve our new DVDs! Place a hold online or renew if there's no waiting list. All our TV series are now also available to reserve. Duplicate copies of DVDs are still no holds or renewals.

Cast On at Haverstraw Library

Can you knit and purl? Would you like to learn? Looking for more adventurous projects? Join us for a knitting group! Share ideas and expertise while working on independent projects or knit-alongs. Making use of the wealth of online information from sites like Ravelry, we'll work together to create knitted items. We can expand our horizons to other crafts like spinning, weaving and lace-making as time goes on. Interested? The Knitting Club meets every Monday at the Mid-Level Quiet Workroom at 6:00 pm.

Research Much?

Did you know that you can research all kinds of subjects by using our online databases? Find out about the best cars or dishwashers using Consumer Reports on the EBSCO Masterfile Premiere database. Read up on the countries of the world using CountryWatch. Learn a new language using Manga Language Learning. Take practice exams for career certification using LearningExpress Library. Pick up a new hobby or brush up on an old skill using Universal Class. Click the Find Information tab at the top of our website for the complete list of databases, most of which are available to you from home 24/7/365.

Download Music Free!

Download three songs each week with our new service Library Ideas' FreegalMusic. Your library barcode and PIN number, generally the last four digits of the telephone number we have on record for you, is needed to sign up.

Questions? Call 786-3800 ext 18 or email us.


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