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Main Library:
Mon. & Thurs. 9 am - 9 pm
Tues., Wed., Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sun. Closed
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 July 3rd & 4th in observance of Independence Day.


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

Summer Reading Program Registration kicks off June 15! Adults, Teens, and Kids can register online. Programs for Teens and Kids must be done in-person at the Main Library. Visit at 124 Grand Street Newburgh, NY to register.

 

Adult Programs

Book Talk Cafe Wednesday, June 24th at 6:30pm

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Join librarians Sheryl, Patty and Heather for a lively discussion of good books to read this summer. Participants are encouraged to join the discussion with book reviews of their own! Registration is requested. Yummy refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library.

 

Knit & Stitch – Tuesday, June 30, July 7, 21, Aug 4, & 18 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 – Thursdays from 2-4pm (Ends for the summer. See you in September)
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.

Tuesdays at Two Book Discussion- Tuesday, June 23 at 2pm
Join Librarian Patty Sussmann for a lively discussion of WE ARE CALLED TO RISE by Laura McBride. Books will be available at the branch circulation desk May 19h.

                                                                                  JUNE 30 @ 5PM

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Teen Programs

Teen APP Club – Friday, July 17 at 6:00 pm
Crave the newest apps? Love everything technology? Come talk and share with other tech-savvy tweens and teens and evaluate new applications. Find out what technology the library offers for free for your all your devices including music, e-books, and digital magazines!
Please bring your web-enabled devises to share your favorite apps! We have WIFI and plugs!
Open to teens and tweens grades 6 and up. Drop-in. No registration required.

*NEW* R.E.A.D. E-books: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs Wednesday July 8 at 6-7pm

READ (Read, Enjoy And Discover) e-books is a new and unique summer reading club that pairs great YA literature with technology. Tweens and Teens will be able to download and check out books via Overdrive and other platforms onto their devices, and interact via the library’s LibGuide discussing questions pertaining to the novels. In addition, read-alikes, apps to download, and other activities will be made available here in order to enhance the reader’s experience with each novel.

Books will be discussed in-person at the Town Branch. Tweens and Teens will have the opportunity to earn Summer Reading points and prizes. Refreshments will be provided.

If you’ve never tried e-books or audio books, now is your chance!

Presented as part of “Unmasked” Teen Summer Reading Program.

 

Children’s Programs

Origami Yoda Series Club TOWN BRANCH: Spotlight on Jabba the Hutt

Activity club based on the “Origami Yoda” series, this time featuring “The Surprise Attack of Jabba the Puppett.” Books will be available to check out at both library locations beginning July 2nd. Club designed for kids in grade 3-5, ages 8-12.

 

Family Saturdays @ the Town Branch

7/18/15: TRACTION MAN! Join us as we read Traction Man by Mini Grey and create your own “Flat” Traction Man to take on adventures with you!
Be sure to send us your pictures of your family and Traction Man on all of your Summer Adventures! Post to social media #TractionManNFL or e-mail msick@rcls.org
Families of all ages and abilities are welcome to come together for fun and activities. Start your Saturday at the library!
Presented as part of “Every Hero Has a Story” Summer Reading Program.

Superstars Pre-K Story Time July 6, 13, 20, 27 & Aug 3 at 10:30-11:05am
Stories, rhymes and songs are selected for children ages 3-5 with a parent or caregiver; all ages are welcome! No registration required.

Shake, Rattle, & Read – Thursday, July 9, 16, 23, 30 & Aug 6 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  – Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00 pm
7/22/15 We will be discussing and doing activities relating to “The Hour of the Olympics.”
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.
Presented as part of “Every Hero Has a Story” Summer Reading Program.

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