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Main Library:
Mon & Thurs : 9 a.m - 9 p.m.
Tues / Wed / Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sun: Closed
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Library Services

The following services are offered at the Newburgh Free Library:

Summer 2017 Computer Classes – click here

Registration now open.

To register, call 845-563-3618 or (845) 563-3625 or click here.

Summer Newsletter 2017 – click here


Mobile App – click here
The Ramapo Catskill Library System mobile app lets you locate and search your library catalog wherever you are. If you are a library card holder, you can locate books, movies, music and more with easy search features designed for mobile devices.

Computers are available for use by children, teens and adults. You may use library computer workstations or log on to library or personal laptops to access the Internet or use word processing and presentation software. You may download files to a removable storage device like a flash drive or disk. You must provide your own headphones.

The Library uses a computer reservation system for computer signup. Using a valid Newburgh library card or Newburgh Internet Pass, adults may sign up for two sessions per day on the desktop computers, either for 20 minutes and/or 60 minutes.

Using a valid library card, children and teens are allowed to use the computers one session per day. Adults with clean Newburgh library cards can use a laptop in the library for two active 1-hour sessions per day. To borrow a laptop, you must present your library card and photo ID. Laptops are checked out for 3 hours to allow time to pick up, set up, print and return the laptop. The daily fine begins to accrue 1 hour after the time due. A laptop is considered to be lost at the end of the business day on which it was checked out. Fines or lost materials will prevent you from using a library computer.

Computer use is on a first-come, first-served basis. No advance reservations are accepted. Please read the Library’s Internet Use Policy for more information. Designated computers offer access to the library catalog and electronic databases. No reservations are required.

Printing is available from library computers and from library laptops and personal laptops; black and white copies are 15 cents and color copies are 50 cents per page. You may use mobile or wireless printing both at the Library and from home or elsewhere, as long as you have an Internet connection. Print from your desktop or laptop computer or from your tablet or smart phone. Click here for more information on using wireless printing.

Public copiers may be found on the main and second level of the library. Copies are 15 cents per page.

Fax Services are available locally at the following locations:

Dairy Plus Express:152 North Street, Newburgh NY 12550, 845-561-7640, Open daily from 5 a.m.-12 p.m.

Design by Sue: 128 Liberty Street, Newburgh NY 12550, 845-561-2704, Open Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Mail Boxes Express: 56 North Plank Road Suite 1, Newburgh NY 12550, 845-565-9502,
Open Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m

The UPS Store: 610 Broadway, Newburgh NY 12550, 845-561-5950, Open Mon.-Fri. from 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. & Sat. from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Local History Room – You are welcome to use the Local History Room as staff is available. It is recommended that you call ahead before coming to use the resources in the Newburgh Free Library’s Local History Room.

To make an appointment, you can call the local history librarian directly at (845) 563-3617.
If you have difficulty reaching local history staff using the direct line, you can call the Library’s general number at (845) 563-3600 for further assistance.
For more information, go to our Local History Page.

Microform readers allow you to research back copies of newspaper articles. Copies are 10 cents per page. Ask a librarian for assistance.

Special Needs – Library services for people with limitations or disabilities are listed here.

Tax forms are available in limited quantities; reproducible forms may be copied at 15 cents per page. Tax forms and instructions are also available online at www.irs.gov and at www.tax.state.ny.us

Notary Services The Newburgh Free Library offers FREE notary public services for the benefit of the community. This service is available when our NYS commissioned staff members are on duty and available. Therefore, availability of notary services is dependent on their schedule. Please call ahead of time to confirm availability.

The following guidelines will be followed in the provision of Notary Service:

  • Only English language documents may be notarized.
  • Valid photo identification with signature is required of any customer seeking Notary Service.
  • Notaries will not provide service if the customer, document or circumstances of the request for Notary Service raise any issue of authenticity, ambiguity, doubt or uncertainty for the Notary. In this event, the Notary may, at his/her sole discretion, decline to provide Notary Service.
  • Hours: Monday – Friday:  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • For information, call the Main Library (845) 563-3600. 

The Bookmark Café is open Mon.-Tues.: 9a.m.–2:30 p.m. / Wed.: 9a.m.– 3 p.m. / Thurs.-Fri.: 9a.m.– 2:30 p.m.