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
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 Starts Today!
IMAGINE YOUR STORY! SUMMER READING PROGRAMS START TODAY!
Summer Reading Starts Today!
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!
Sign up here for Summer Reading!
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.
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need help getting started, we have some writing prompts to give you some ideas.
Find library materials, check your account, and more, without leaving home, using RCLS Gateway!
Available for free at the
App Store and
Instantly stream movies, tv shows, music and more using Hoopla. Access thousands of ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive.
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!
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 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
Consumer Reports today!
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.