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Haverstraw Library's Solar Installation

Solar panels on Haverstraw Library

Did you know that Haverstraw Library has solar panels? Late last year into early this year, via a grant, we were able to have solar panels installed on the roof or our main library building in Garnerville. Google Earth has a nice shot of the installation. Check it out above!

News & Events

Got Yearbooks?

We are looking to expand our yearbook collection. The Library purchases a copy of the current year's high school yearbook, but all others are donations from the community. If you have a good clean copy of any of the North Rockland School District yearbooks listed below, we'd me more than happy to take it off your hands! To donate or for more information, please call 786-3800 ext. 22. Thank you!

Recensio (NRHS)
1928-1939, 1941, 1942, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1986, 1988

Omega (FMS)
1970-1974, 1981-1983, 1988, 2005, 2009-2011, 2013-2015

Genesis (HMS)
Prior to 1980 (except 1978), 1981-1984, 1987-1989

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.

Adult Summer Reading Club 2015

Don't let all the kids have all the fun this summer, sign up for a Summer Reading program all your own! Registration is easy and open to Haverstraw Library cardholders ages 18 and over. All you have to do to register is create an account here, or if you prefer, come to either library building and stop by the Reference desk to pick up a form.

Registration starts July 6th but is open all summer, so it's never too late to join in! Reporting starts Monday, July 13th and may be done either online or at the Reference desk at either library. Prize winners will be chosen randomly from those who report on the books they've read over the course of the program. For more information, check out the Adult Summer Reading Guide. Eager to get started? Check out our new and incoming summer books.

Software at the Library

We like to offer you the best! Haverstraw Library has numerous programs and apps installed on our public access computers and portable devices. Here's a sample: Microsoft Office 2013; Office Multilanguage 2013 (French, Italian, Russian, Chinese, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Turkish); Anime Studio (beginner and pro); Manga Studio Animation-ish; Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing; Adobe CS5 Design Premium; Microsoft Visio; College Algebra Solved; Middle School Success; Algebra I & II; World of Physics; SmartDraw; Mastering Elementary School; Corel Draw; Corel Photo Paint; Kindergarten Success; Crayola Art Studio; and Sparkbooth Photo Kiosk.

We're Up and Running!

Our photo scanner is now available for use. Bring your family photos to transfer onto your flash drive, CD, or DVD. The cost is $3 per scanning session. The scanner is located in the reference area on the entry level. Staff at the Reference Desk are available to show you how to use it. Go ahead, embarrass your kids by posting those pictures from when they were young and goofy-looking, or fill in some of the blanks in your online family tree.

MacBook Laptops Now Available

Interested in trying out a MacBook? Need to use one? Adult Haverstraw Library cardholders in good standing may now borrow a MacBook Pro or MacBook Air for in-house use at the Main building. Drop by the Adult Reference desk for more information and to borrow one out. A MacBook Pro is also available at our Village Branch!

iPad Airs Now Available

Curious about the new iPad Air? Come into the library and borrow one out! Haverstraw Library cardholders in good standing may borrow an iPad Air for a 2 week (14 day) period. Many educational and entertainment apps have been downloaded to the tablets including Ace the SAT, Daily Cardio Workout, Recipe Search, Citizenship 2013, Rosetta Course, 3D Bowling and more. Drop by the Adult Reference desk at either building to borrow one out. Samsung Galaxy tablets are also available!

Main Library

Main Library at Garnerville, NY
10 W. Ramapo Road
Garnerville, NY 10923 Directions >>
Phone: (845) 786-3800
Fax: (845) 786-3791

Sunday 1-5 pm*
Monday-Thursday 10 am-9 pm
Friday 10 am-5:30 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm

* Closed 6/29 -8/31/2014.

Village Branch

Historic Fowler Building, Haverstraw, NY
85 Main Street
Haverstraw, NY 10927 Directions >>
Phone: (845) 429-3445
Fax: (845) 429-7313

Monday 12 pm-8 pm
Tuesday-Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 10 am-5:30 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm


Thursday, July 30

♦ 10:30 am, Preschool Storytime
♦ 4 pm, Summer Reading Club Show: Superhero School, Village Branch
♦ 7 pm, Family Movie
♦ 7 pm, Summer Reading Club Show: Superhero School

Friday, July 31

♦ 11:30 am, Read to Me Club Craft: Snail Craft
♦ 4 pm, Fun with the Xbox 360
♦ 4 pm, Play the PS4, Village Branch


♦ Monday, September 7

NOTE: We will be closed on Sundays from June 28 till September 6, 2015.

Board Meeting

When: Tuesday, August 11 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.

Archive: 2012 - Present

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