Black Lives Matter

The Haverstraw King’s Daughters Public Library stands with the American Library Association and the New York Library Association in condemning acts of violence towards Black people and all People of Color. The Library’s mission is to support our community’s access to educational, cultural, recreational and entertainment resources. Our diverse staff provides equitable service for all people, without regard to race or along any other lines by which people seek to divide us.

Haverstraw is a richly diverse community that we believe is strengthened by our differences. HKDPL will continue to be a safe space for all people and cultures.

It is our hope that this time of upheaval can initiate difficult conversations about diversity, inclusion, and equity that will lead to change and help us heal together as a community. Your public library pledges to be a resource for all who take part in that vital work.

Our staff have organized some resources for you to explore - click on this link to get there.

Haverstraw Library is Offering Curbside Pickup!

You can call the Main Library at (845) 786-3800 x10 or the Village Library at (845) 429-3445 x10 to request your items. You can also use the Library Catalog or RCLS Gateway App available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to place a hold.

Then wait for a call back from us. When you get your call back, come by the library to pick up your items. When you arrive at the library, please park in a numbered spot and give us another call to tell us you've arrived. We will come outside and deliver your materials to the trunk of your car. If you're in the Village call us to let us know where we can find you. After we've delivered your items, you can drop off your returns in the return box.

How to Search the Library Catalog and Place Holds

Haverstraw Library e-Resources

While you are stuck at home, access our databases, borrow books online with Overdrive/Libby or stream movies, music and comics using Hoopla.

Want something to do with your kids or just keep yourself entertained, you can find plenty to do on our e-Resources page.

If you need help accessing digital resources or have questions about your library card account, please email us at: Information@hkdpl.org

The Haverstraw Library Misses You!

Your friends at the Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library want to take a minute to let everyone know that we miss you and hope to see everyone again soon!

HKDPL’s 125th Anniversary Reading Challenge

125th anniversary reading challenge

To celebrate 125 years of serving our community, HKDPL challenges patrons of all ages to read 125 titles before November 21, 2020. The challenge includes books, e-books, audio books, magazines, manga or graphic novels – including titles you have already read this year.

Sign-up today and keep track of your reading on our site: HKDPL ReadSquared

Remember to bookmark it! Are you up to the challenge?

Summer Reading Programs Have Started!


summer reading

This year, our Summer Reading programs are online. We have a Children’s Reading Club for children aged 5 - 12, and a Read to Me Clubfor children under 5. Once a child signs up, they can log in all of the books they read this Summer, earn badges and become eligible for raffle prizes at the end of Summer.

Sign up here for Summer Reading!

summer reading

summer reading

IMAGINE YOUR STORY! SUMMER READING PROGRAMS HAVE STARTED!

Summer Reading Has Started!
Log in books online! Earn Badges and Raffle Tickets!
CHILDREN’S READING CLUB for ages 5-12!
READ TO ME for kids 5 and under!
Daily programs from PAGE TURNER ADVENTURES!

Come visit the Children's Page to see the Summer Reading Shows!

Online Art Show

online art show

The Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library is having a "Stuck Inside Art Show!" If you've been creating artwork during your time at home using any medium, and would like us to display your artwork in an online gallery, please email us a photo of your artwork along with your name and age to: HKDPLkidstuff@gmail.com

Come visit the Children's Page for more things to do!

US Census 2020

For the first time ever, the U.S. Census is being offered online!
The 2020 Census is happening right now. Homes will begin receiving their invitation to respond to the 2020 Census between March 12th - March 20th. When your invitation to respond arrives in the mail, you can then complete the form online, by phone, or by mail.


Take the Census online at 2020Census.gov

Here's a fun video made by kids to educate people on the importance of the census.

Coronavirus

Information and Resources

We are providing a list of sites that provide reliable information so people can learn about the Covid-19 virus. Find out what's going on all over the country or just in Rockland County.

You can also find resources links to health care, unemployment insurance and other government assistance, as well as what to do to relieve stress, keep entertained and educate your kids during the quarantine.

Find Resources about Coronavirus Here

50 Experiments for 50 Days

Steve Spangler Science Team

We are hard at work to address how to provide your children with quality options to keep them learning, engaged and entertained at home.

To help, the Steve Spangler Science team will be sharing "50 experiments for 50 days", starting on Monday, March 23, 2020 at 9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET. Steve will go Live on his Facebook page @SteveSpangler on Mondays each week to announce that week's experiments.

Head over to the Children's Page to find out more!

COVID-19: Tell Us Your Story

History is happening NOW!

Let’s keep a record of life during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Open to all ages and all residents of North Rockland. You may submit journals or other writing, drawings, photographs, video, audio, etc.

If you are interested, just fill out the Interest Form.

We will be posting further information about this project on our website. For now, if you have any questions please email pkg427@gmail.com. If you need help getting started, we have some writing prompts to give you some ideas.

Mobile Library Apps!

Find library materials, check your account, and more, without leaving home, using RCLS Gateway! Available for free at the App Store and Google Play.

Instantly stream movies, tv shows, music and more using Hoopla. Access thousands of ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive.

Our Services

Instantly borrow digital media

Hoopla

Instantly stream or download media for offline use! Hoopla content includes e-books, e-audiobooks, music, movies, TV episodes, and comics. Hoopla has over 500,000 titles and new content is constantly being added. Register by clicking on the "Get Started" button. Enter an email address, a password and start using Hoopla today!

Download digital content!

OverDrive

Read, listen, watch, enjoy. Access thousands of eBooks, audiobooks, and videos anywhere and at any time for free through OverDrive. Sign in with just your library card number and PIN! Want to take OverDrive on the go? Get the app for your Apple, Android or Samsung device.

Get product reviews for free!

Consumer Reports

Get product reviews as well as information on saving money, consumer privacy in the internet age, car maintenance and repair guides, and topical highlights such as home improvement tips. Just enter your 14-digit library card to log in and check out Consumer Reports today!

Learn a new language

Rosetta Stone

Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone! Access Rosetta Stone from your home computer, within the library or on the go with your mobile device. Get started today by following either of these steps:
Rosetta Stone Computer Log-in Instructions
Rosetta Stone Mobile App Log-in Instructions

AWE Early Literacy Stations

Early Literacy Stations

Haverstraw Library has Early Literacy Stations (ELS) from AWE Learning designed specifically for our youngest patrons ages 2-12 and featuring over 4,000 localized learning activities. The fun, interactive and engaging content spans all seven curricular areas: math; science and nature; social studies and geography; reading; art and music; writing and computer skills; and reference. We have both English and Bilingual Spanish stations available for our young patrons to enjoy.

Reach Out to Us At:

Main Library

  • 10 West Ramapo Road
  • Garnerville, NY 10923
  • Telephone: (845) 786-3800
  • Fax: (845) 786-3791

Village Branch

  • 85 Main Street
  • Haverstraw, NY 10927
  • Telephone: (845) 429-3445
  • Fax: (845) 429-7313