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Main Library:
Mon. - Thurs. 9 am - 9 pm
Fri. & Sat. 9 am - 5 pm
Sun. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone: Main: 845-563-3600 Branch: 845-566-0460

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Newburgh Free Library Town Branch

M: 10-6 T: 12-8 W: 12-8 Th: 10-6 F: 12-8 S: 10-6 Sun: Closed

The Library will be closed Oct 12, Nov 11, 26, Dec 24, 25 & 31. The Library will close early at 6pm on Nov 25 & 27.

Library Services

The Town Branch Library offers the best in reading and relaxation.

  • Sign up for a library card – good at 47 libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS)
  • Check out books, magazines, audiobooks, and DVDs
  • Order books, DVDs, CDs and more via interlibrary loan
  • Drop off and pick up library items
  • Sign up for free library classes and programs
  • Find out about online tools for research and homework
  • Enjoy programs – go to Calendar of Events for details
  • Free WiFi and use our in-house iPad

Adult Programs

Books to Go’ Connection for Newburgh Area Book Clubs October, 28 at 7pm

Calling All Newburgh Area Book Clubs!
Looking for multiple copies of a book? Maybe the we can help! Free help in borrowing many, many titles. Join us for an informational meeting. Refreshments served, please register at our calendar or by calling (845) 563-3646.

Knit & Stitch – Tuesdays, Sept 1 & 15, Oct 6 & 20, and Dec 1 & 15 at 6:00pm

Bring your knitting or stitching projects- geared for beginners but open to all levels of stitchers. Children under 10 are welcome with an adult. Registration is not necessary. For more information please contact Heather Gorman at 566-0460.


E-book Help – Mondays Sept 21, Oct 5 & 19, Nov 2, 16 & 30, and Dec 14 &28 from 2-4pm
Want to download library books onto your iPad, Kindle, and Nook devices? Come with questions! You will need an e-reader or smart device, passwords to devices, library card, and pin. Call Heather Gorman at 566-0460 for an appointment. Appointment is necessary. You can also register by going to our events calendar.

*NEW* Lifetime Learning Series: Still-Life Drawing

4 weekly sessions

Learn to Draw

Start date: Oct 1

Series 1: Oct 1

Series 2: Oct 8

Series 3: Oct 15

End Date: Oct 22

Day: Thursday

Time: 10:00-12:00

Location: Newburgh Free Library- Newburgh Mall 1401 Route 300 Newburgh, NY 12550

Learn how to draw in this 4 week series. Beginning October 1 and to be held every Thursday from 10a-12p at the Town Branch at the Newburgh Mall. The final class (October 22) will give participants a chance to exhibit their work and discuss. The local bus coordinates with this program! Registration is REQUIRED. Please call 845-563-3632 or 845-566-0460 and ask to speak with Heather.

*NEW* Crafternoon open to teens 16+ and adults

@ 11am

September 26-Altered Book In celebration of Library Card Sign-up Month, we will be altering books into painted book journals, or ‘altered books.’

October 24 Book Pumpkin In celebration of fall and Halloween, we will be altering books into book pumpkins.

November 21 Punched Tin Ornament In celebration of the festive season, we will be making punched tin ornaments or decorations.

December 19 Sock Snowman In celebration of chillier months, we will be making snowmen out of socks!

All supplies will be provided, just bring your creativity. Registration is strongly suggested! Please call Heather at 845-563-3632 or 845-566-0460 if you have questions.

Teen Programs

R.E.A.D. E-book Club – Friday, Nov 20 at 6:00 pm

R.E.A.D E-books Club: On-line and in-person book discussions.
Meetings held at the Town Branch location:
Try out related apps after the book discussion. (Bring your device if you want!)
On-line LibGuide/ discussion:
First book: Vigilante Poets Of Selwyn Academy


Children’s Programs

Halloween at the Mall October 31 from 3-5. Stop by for crafts, giveaways, fun.

Walk-in Preschool Story Time – Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, & Nov 4

Stories selected for 3-5 year-olds accompanied by an adult caregiver; all ages welcome! No registration required

Shake, Rattle, & Read – Tuesdays, Sept 8, Oct 6, Nov 3, & Dec 1 at 1:00 pm
Drop-in music and movement program featuring songs, instruments, rhyme and interactive play for children ages 1-5. Active participation of adult caregiver is required. No registration required.

Magic Tree House Club  – Wednesdays at 6:00 pm
10/28– We will be discussing and doing activities related to “High Time for Heroes“.

11/18– We will be discussing and doing activities relating to “Dingoes at Dinnertime“.

Join us as we help Jack and Annie travel the globe and through time on their Magic Tree House Adventures! We will discuss the fun chapter books and do crafts and activities involving each journey! Books will be available to check out prior to discussion at both library locations.

Tail Wagging Tutors – Tuesdays at 6:00 pm
Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our Volunteer Licensed Therapy Dogs!