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COVID 19 Library Openings/Closings: Home

RCLS Library openings/closing schedule


 

Library Reported Reopening Measures
ALBERT WISNER PUBLIC LIBRARY
The Library building is open to the public, without appointment, Sunday noon - 4pm;  Monday, Friday and Saturday
10am-5pm; Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-7pm; for browsing, solo reading and study, and access to public computers. Masks are recommended for unvaccinated Library users and optional for all others.

 

BLAUVELT FREE LIBRARY

Library is open  (M - W 9 to 6 | Th 9 - 8 | Fri 9 - 5 | Sat 11 - 3 | closed Sun). Copy, fax and notary services are all available. We also offer curbside service and home delivery. Walk-up window is open during library hours. We no longer require that marks be worn but staff will wear them if requested. This is regardless of vaccination status. Materials may be returned through the "Many Happy Returns" book slot to the left of the front door or at the front desk.

CHESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

Chester has returned to regular hours of business:

Monday-Thursday 10am to 8pm

Friday –Saturday 10am to 5pm

Sunday 12-4pm

Masks are still required. Curbside services are still available upon request, as well as use of the Click and Collect app.

CORNWALL PUBLIC LIBRARY

Monday: 9am-8pm
Tuesday: 9am-8pm
Wednesday: 9am-8pm
Thursday: 9am-8pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-4pm
Sunday: 1-4pm

Browsing, computers, printing, copying, scanning, faxing, notary and periodicals are all available. 

Face masks and use of hand sanitizer required, available at front entrance.

Curbside services still available upon request.

Outdoor bookdrops are open 24/7.

CRAGSMOOR FREE LIBRARY
Tuesday &  Thursday  10:00 to 5:00
    Friday   2:00  to  5:00
    Saturday  10:00  to  4:00
If not vaccinated, masks are required.

 

DANIEL PIERCE LIBRARY
Monday 10am to 1pm
Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 7pm
Wednesday and Friday 10am to 5pm
Saturday 9am to 1pm
Curbside service is available at 9:30am and ends 1/2 hour before closing.
ELLENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY & MUSEUM

EPL&M is open for regular library service. Masks are optional but encouraged. Curbside pickup is available for those not comfortable entering the library. Call 845-647-5530 for more information.

ETHELBERT B. CRAWFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY

Monday & Thursday 9:30 – 7:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday 9:30 – 6:00 Saturday 10:00 – 4:00

Curbside Pick Up Service still available.

Study Room available: 1st come first serve, 1hr /day, plus four 15 minute extensions. Sign in & out required.

Masks and social distancing are required by all visitors 2 yrs.-old and up.

Visit Our Calendar of Events to view upcoming in-person, virtual, and on-the-go programs for kids, adults, and families.

FALLSBURG LIBRARY

 

Sunday: CLOSED
Monday: 9:30-4:00
Tuesday: 10:00-6:00
Wednesday: 10:00-6:00
Thursday: 9:30-4:00
Friday: 9:30-4:00
Saturday: CLOSED

We are still offering curbside appointments for picking up holds, as well as copying and faxing services. You can also choose to forward us emails (to fbr@rcls.org) of items that you need to have printed off if you are uncomfortable coming into the building to use a computer.

If you have any questions you can call (845) 436-6067 or email fbr@rcls.org. Check our website, www.fallsburglibrary.org

 

FINKELSTEIN MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Finkelstein Library is open regular hours with no capacity restrictions.  We are requesting visitors to limit their time to one hour in the building.  Computers are available in one-hour time slots. 
MASK ARE REQUIRED. 
You may still make appointment to use our Window.
FLORIDA PUBLIC LIBRARY

Florida has returned to regular hours of business. Items may now be returned inside the library. The book return will be closed when the library is open. 

All entrances are open and all services are available. Check out our online calendar at:

https://www.floridapubliclibrary.org/calendar to view upcoming in-person and virtual programs for kids, adults, and families.

GARDINER LIBRARY

 

Monday through Thursday 9:00-8:00

Friday 10:00-6:00

Saturday 9:00-5:00

"Essential services" - printing, photocopying, scanning and faxing available via curbside assistance or inside the library (NO appointment necessary)
 

GOSHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY and HISTORICAL SOCIETY
We no longer have any COVID restrictions other than the reservable rooms still being at 50% capacity.
Summer Hours are as Follows:
Sundays: CLOSED
Monday: 9am -8pm (Just for Kids Closes at 7pm)
Tuesday: 9am -8pm (Just for Kids Closes at 7pm
Wednesday: 9am -8pm (Just for Kids Closes at 7pm)
Thursday: 9am-8pm (Just for Kids Closes at 7pm)
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 9am -5pm
Most of our programming is in person and you can find information on our Event Calendar https://goshenpubliclibrary.evanced.info/signup
 
GREENWOOD LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Greenwood Lake is now at regular hours with a one hour time limit.

HAVERSTRAW KING'S DAUGHTERS PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

Library patrons are permitted in the building for a total of 45 minutes, once per day. All library patrons must exit the building on or before the exit time designated when they enter.

Public computers are available

30-minute session, one session per person per day; Must have a valid RCLS library card

Due to physical distancing guidelines, staff may not come closer than 6 feet to help you with computers or other equipment

Reservations are available for HKDPL cardholders:

Main Library (Garnerville): (845) 786-3800 x 24 Adults, x 25 Children

Village Branch (Haverstraw): (845) 429-3445 x 10

Copying, faxing, scanning and printing are available on a walk-in basis, space permitting

Click here for guidelines on browsing, or the use of rooms and study areas

Patrons can still place holds by phone:

Main library (845) 786-3800 x 10

Village library (845) 429-3445 x 10

HIGHLAND FALLS LIBRARY

Highland Falls Library is open to the public Mon-Fri (10:00am-5:00pm) & Sat (10:00am-2:00pm).

  • Children's Area does not require an appointment and more than 1 family may be in the area
  • 2 desktop computers available for up to 45 minutes (must be 18 years or older)
  • Document services  (fax, copy, print) must be requested in person. Faxes sent only after payment is made (cash or check)
  • LATE FEES will be applied to library materials that are returned after the due date
  • WiFi available 9am-5pm outside library
  • NO donations of books, DVDs, or CDs will be accepted at this time
  • Go to our website www.highlandfallslibrary.org for additional information
JOSEPHINE-LOUISE PUBLIC LIBRARY  Library hours are Monday through Thursday, 10am - 8pm; Friday, 10am - 6pm; Saturday, 10am - 2 pm. Face masks are required to enter the building. Sanitizing stations are located at all entrances. Curbside is also available.
LIBERTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

We are now open in our newly expanded and remodeled building at 189 North Main Street in Liberty. Borrow books, movies, books on CD, magazines, and more!  We have programs for all ages, as well as copying, faxing, and scanning services.  Questions?  Call us at 845-292-6070.

Hours: Mon/Weds/Fri 10 am - 5 pm; Tues/Thurs 10 am - 6:30 pm; Sat. 10 am - 4pm.

LIVINGSTON MANOR FREE LIBRARY Monday 10 - 4
Tuesday 10 - 4
Wednesday 10 - 5
Thursday 10 - 5
Friday 10 - 4
Saturday 10 - 1

Closed Sunday Masks and social distancing are required for visitors and staff.
MAMAKATING LIBRARY Open:
  • Monday 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 10am - 7pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 5pm
  • Thursday 10am - 7pm
  • Friday 10am - 5pm
  • Saturday 10am - 4pm
Check mamakatinglibrary.org for more information
MOFFAT LIBRARY OF WASHINGTONVILLE
LIBRARY & DRIVE-THRU HOURS:
MON-THUR: 10am-8pm; FRI: 10am-6pm; SAT: 10am-5pm & SUN: 12pm-5pm

Services offered within the library building: All regular services are available including:

  • Visits & browsing
  • Checkout & Library Account Services at circulation desk (circulation staff-assisted)
  • Self-checkout machine for no-touch checkout (self-serve)
  • RCLS Gateway app self-checkout with smartphone (self-serve)
  • Wifi Printing from your device to library's printers (staff-assisted) - requires staff to release print job
  • Photocopies & computer printouts (self-serve or staff-assisted)
  • Notary service (staff-assisted) - Call library to schedule: (845) 496-5483 x 324
  • Public Computer use & printing (self-serve or librarian staff-assisted)
  • Reference & reader's advisory services (librarian staff-assisted)
  • Meeting Rooms open (please see Library's Meeting Room Policy, Application & Waiver for further info)

Services available outside the library:

  • Drive-Thru Window Pick-Up Service - Drive-Thru Entrance located on Rte 208 between 1st Presbyterian Church & Rte 94 - open during regular library hours
  • Curbside Pick-Up Service for pedestrians - CALL LIBRARY when you arrive & wait at the bottom of the ramp near the BOOK DROP) - available during regular library hours
  • Home Delivery Service - Call LIBRARY for info: (845) 496-5483 x 324
  • Ebooks, Databases, Virtual Programs & Online Resources via our website: Visit moffatlibrary.org for more info

NO FINES CHARGED ON ANY ITEMS RETURNED LATE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE BOOK RETURN OPEN 24/7 - Drop off your library materials anytime.

QUESTIONS? Call (845) 496-5483 x 324 or Email: moffat@rcls.org

 

MONROE FREE LIBRARY Monroe Free Library is open on a full schedule and will offer curbside service if requested.  All programming is virtual only and community rooms are closed.  There is no limit on browsing time, however, computer use is limited to four workstations.  There are two spaces for reading or relaxing.
MONTGOMERY FREE LIBRARY
Monday - Friday  10 t0 12
                                 1 to 4
The  first and third Saturday of each month  10-12
We have 20 minute library visits and also offer curbside.

Call for further information (845) 457-5616.

NANUET PUBLIC LIBRARY Masks required for all individuals over age 2, regardless of vaccination status. Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others whenever possible. For those who cannot tolerate a mask, the Library offers the reasonable accommodations of curbside pickup of materials, curbside pickup of remote print jobs, reference services by phone, and online programs. Hours Monday - Thursday: 10am - 9pm Friday - Saturday: 10am - 5pm *Sunday: 12pm - 5pm *Closed Sundays in Summer Curbside pickup is still available as an option for all. Limited computers and reduced seating are available on a first come, first serve basis. Visit our website for further details: https://nanuetpubliclibrary.org/covid-19/
NEW CITY FREE LIBRARY We are in our new temporary location at 198 S Main St., New City.

Masks recommended.

NEWBURGH FREE LIBRARY The Newburgh library is providing limited access to the restricted section of the library only, access for 30 min to laptops, desk service, small new release browsing section, and notary, faxing and copying will resume in house but curb/door side will remain available well into the future.
NYACK LIBRARY

Monday-Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday 12 pm - 4:00 pm

ORANGEBURG LIBRARY

Our book drop is open.  We are happy to offer curbside pickup in our entryway - please call 845-359-2244 or visit our website to place holds.  We are open for reference, browsing, copier/fax service and public computer usage. 

Remember, you can still use the Library remotely - anywhere, anytime!  Be sure to visit our homepage for all scheduled programs and activities.   www.orangeburglibrary.org

  • Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00;
  • Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm;
  • Friday from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm; and
  • Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

 

PALISADES FREE LIBRARY  
PEARL RIVER PUBLIC LIBRARY

Grab-And- Go & Indoor Browsing

We are no longer limiting visits to 1 hour. We also have socially distanced study tables and seating now available. Walk-in customers may browse, use the copiers and computers, print and fax.

Indoor Library Policies

  • Please delay your visit if you are feeling unwell or should be in quarantine

  • Please delay your visit if a member of your household should be in quarantine

  • Face coverings over your mouth and your nose are encouraged but not mandatory

  • Please stand behind a sneeze guard when interacting with staff members

  • We appreciate your support as we navigate the safe reopening of our facility

PIERMONT LIBRARY DISTRICT
We are open--come on in!
  • Masks are REQUIRED for all persons over age two (2) entering the library
  • No more than 6 children are allowed in the Children's Room at one time
  • Programming will be virtual for the month of January
  • Please make use of the hand sanitizer available throughout the building
Check out our event calendar often to see all the wonderful programming we have to offer!

Curbside Service is still available too! You can use our catalog to place a request for items, and then give us a call to pick up. You can also ask a librarian questions by phone, or email. Remember, you can also use the Library remotely, anywhere and anytime!

We look forward to providing you with reading, watching, and listening materials! Let us know how we can help!

For general information please email info@piermontlibrary.org or call the library at (845) 359-4595. If we're closed, leave us a voicemail with your name and number and we'll return your call the next day!

PINE BUSH AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT
Main Library:Mon, Tuesday., Thurs., Friday 9:30 to 5pm.  Wed. 9:30 to 6 pm.Sat. 10 -2 pm
Community Room:  Mon-Fri. 9:30 - 4 pm. Sat. 10 - 2 pm.

No appointments needed for faxing, copying or pick ups.  Appointment needed only now for one on one help with  your  personal device.

PORT JERVIS FREE LIBRARY

Curbside Services include:

-Material Pickup by appointment

-Faxing by Appointment 

-Copies by Appointment

-Printing: send items to be printed to ptj@rcls.org and make an appointment to pickup

 

In-Person Services include:

-30 Minute Browsing by appointment

-25 Minute Computer usage by appointment

-30 Minutes for faxing, copying and/or printing by appointment

ROSCOE FREE LIBRARY
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday:   10 - 12 & 1 - 3.
Friday: 2 -5
Closed Monday, Wednesday & Sunday.
Curbside always

 

ROSE MEMORIAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Rose Memorial Library has updated its patron hours, effective immediately. We are now open for standard library use and curbside service (by request at 845.786.2100, Ext. 11) the following hours:

  • Monday & Wednesday: 10:00am-7:30pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am-4:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-3:30pm
  • Sunday: Closed 

 

SLOATSBURG

SLOATSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY

Jan 11, 2022:  Sloatsburg is back open for curbside only for the rest of the week. Hours for today are 12-6 and tomorrow 1-6.  Hours for Thursday and Friday will be determined soon. 

  • As of Monday, August 17, the Sloatsburg Library is excited to announce it will re-open for patrons to browse for books, CD's and DVD's (for up to 30 minutes per visit). We will limit the number of patrons inside at any given time to adapt to NY State guidelines and all patrons (over the age of two) must have a working mask on their face to be in our building.

    While we will be open for browsing in our main space, our children's room will continue to be closed (though all our children's materials will be made available upon request). In addition, there will be no seating available and food and drink are not permitted at the current time. 

    Library computers will be available during open hours by appointment only and for a maximum of 30 minutes per day. Computer time will only be available with a reservation. There may be a limited browsing option for library materials during these appointments. Patrons waiting for computer appointments will be asked to wait outside the library. 

    The library will dedicate special hours for seniors and immunocompromised patrons admittance only. These hours are as follows: 

    Monday - Friday: 10am - 11am
    Saturday: Noon - 1pm

    Hours for the general public will be as follows:

    Monday - Thursday: 11am - 7pm
    Friday: 11am - 5pm
    Saturday: 1pm - 4pm
     

    Call 845-753-2001 for more information.

SUFFERN FREE LIBRARY

Suffern Free Library is open to the public for all regular services.

Our new library hours are Mon-Thurs 9:30am-8:00pm, Fri & Sat 9:30am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm.

Masks are optional at Suffern Library.

SUNSHINE HALL FREE LIBRARY

Our library is open to the public. Masks and social distancing are recommended. Free masks are available. Curbside service and home delivery are available. Our book-drop is open 24/7 for returns.  

For assistance placing holds or finding items, call (845)557-6258 or email eld@rcls.org. 

TAPPAN LIBRARY
Monday - Thursday 10am - 8pm
Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am - 3pm
Properly fitting face masks must be worn at all times. 
Please check our website for updates: www.tappanlibrary.org
845.359.3877
THRALL PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRCIT OF MIDDLETOWN

As of August 2, 2021: masks are required at all times regardless of vaccination status when visting the library.
Curbside, computer, and other services are available until 15 minutes before closing time.

"Full Services" (below) means "Curbside delivery, Reference services, browsing collections in person, and accessing computers, faxing, and copiers."

Monday                                 9 AM - 6 PM    * Full Services
Tues., Wed., Thurs               9 AM - 8 PM    * Full Services
Friday                                    9 AM - 6 PM    * Full Services
Saturday                               10 AM - 5 PM  * Full Services
Sunday                                  CLOSED

TOMKINS COVE PUBLIC LIBRARY Opening to the public Aug 3 by appointment only for 15 minute browsing and 30 minute computer use. Curbside pickup is continuing. Please call the Library at 845-786-3060 to make a request.
TUXEDO PARK LIBRARY
  • 6/22/20 - bookdrop open for returns.
  • 6/22/20 -  notary, fax, photocopy and scanning services available by appointment only.
  • 6/22/20 - curbside pickup available.  Place a hold via the online catalog or call the library.
  • 7/27/20 - access to public computers by reservation only.  
  • 8/3/20 - open for limited browsing on the main floor.
  • Please call the library at 845-351-2207 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
VALLEY COTTAGE FREE LIBRARY
  • Masks required for all regardless of vaccination status
  • no in-building time limits
  • curbside will continue to be offered
  • Internet use for children and adults extended to 60 minutes
  • materials may be returned at the circulation desk
  • In-person programs and room reservations have been suspended through March 20
  • Visit www.valleycottagelibrary.org
WALLKILL PUBLIC LIBRARY

Monday  10:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm  
Wednesday  10:00 am - 8:00 pm  
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm  
Friday  10:00 am - 6:00 pm  
Saturday  10:00 am - 2:00 pm  
Sunday  Closed  

All are welcome inside the building during regular business hours. Curbside services are available for those who prefer them

WEST NYACK FREE LIBRARY

West Nyack Free Library is fully open during normal business hours. Curbside Service continues to be available for those who prefer it. 

WESTERN SULLIVAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

All branches are open normal hours.  Masks are recommended when inside the library.  Curbside pickup is still available.  Visit www.WSPLonline.org for hours, program information and more.

WOODBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Open for normal hours, no restrictions..You are no longer required to wear at mask at Highland Mills or Central Valley.