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Main Library:
Mon. - Thurs.: 9 a.m - 9 p.m.
Fri. & Sat.: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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

Closures and hour changes: Sept. 2-4 Closed. Oct. 9 Closed. Nov. 10 Closed. Nov. 22 Branch hours are 10-6. Nov. 23-24 Closed.

To receive the quarterly library newsletter and/or our monthly eNewsletter bulletins, send your email address to nflprogram@rcls.org or call the newsletter editor at 845-563-3619.

Free computer classes at the Main Library, 124 Grand St. Registration now open.


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


Puzzles now permanently on display

The-Best-Puzzles-for-Toddlers-Big-Kids-and-Adults-1024x1024Adult Programs

Knit & Stitch – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6 p.m.

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 -By appointment
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 or 563-3632 for an appointment. Appointment is necessary.

Tuesday at Two Book Discussion- Fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted) Join Librarian Patty Sussmann for an engaging discussion. Copies of the book are available *now* at the Town Branch circulation desk. Registration is not required but is appreciated.

Sept: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Oct: All Things Cease To Appear by Elisabeth Brundage

Nov: The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

Adult Craft Class- Saturday, Sept. 23 , Oct. 21 & Nov. 18 at 11 am (Open to 16+)
Come spend part of your day making and crafting. Fun relaxed environment. All materials and instructions provided. No registration needed.

Sept: Book Page Leaf Bunting

Oct: Book Pumpkin

Nov: “Be Thankful’ Mason Jar

Adult Coloring Club Saturday, Sept. 23, Oct. 21 & Nov. 18 at 12 p.m.

Join other adults in this increasingly popular and relaxing hobby. Coloring sheets, pencils, and markers provided.

Children’s Programs

Sprouts and Shoots! Every Wednesday beginning Oct. 11 at 1 p.m.

This hour-long program includes stories, songs, rhymes, and activities. Books are selected primarily for ages 2-5 years, but all ages are welcome. Encourage early learning success and school readiness through reading, singing, creating, and playing! All children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the program.

 

Branch Out! @ The Town Branch Oct. 4 & Nov. 1 at 6pm

A first book discussion experience for first-third graders will meet at our Town Branch. Children will take out the selected picture book from the Library at least a week in advance and read it at home with their families. The group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month…we will have a shared reading, discussion of the story/illustrations and an related activity. Come and join us! Registration strongly suggested!

Shake, Rattle, & Read – Tuesdays, Oct. 3 & Nov. 7 at 1:00 p.m.
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.

Tail Wagging Tutors – Most Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. (Please check calendar for most up-to-date times)
Children can drop-in and read-aloud to our Volunteer Licensed Therapy Dogs!