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|Tues.||10:00 a.m.||5:30 p.m.|
|Wed.||10:00 a.m.||5:30 p.m.|
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|Fri.||10:00 a.m.||5:30 p.m.|
|Sat.||10:00 a.m.||3:00 p.m.|
These are held at 6:30pm on the fourth Tuesday of the month in the Library Reference Room and are open to the public.
The library publishes a printed Newsletter two times a year. Sign up on our Home page for our monthly eNewsletter and our Kids eNews which are sent to your e-mail address.
Photocopies are available at the library for 20 cents per page.
Income tax forms can be found near the DVDs from January through April. Come in early, the IRS is sending us fewer forms.
Reference help is available at our library at 687-7023. Two additional reference services are available:
The Stone Ridge Public Library is a special district library located on Route 209 in Stone Ridge. Located in a historic stone building, the library has been in existence since 1909. In 2000, the Library became a special district library, supported by the tax payers of Marbletown. The Library is administered by a nine person Board of Trustees, elected by Marbletown residents.
The Library is a member of the Mid-Hudson Library System. Through this system, patrons have access to materials in 65 libraries in the surrounding area.
Our Library collection consists of approximately 29,000 items. These include books, periodicals, audios, videos and DVD's. Eight public access computers are available for patron use. All computers have high speed internet access. Remote access to data bases is available through your library card bar-code, as well as access to the card catalog and interlibrary loan services.
Children's services include after-school story hours, participation in the state wide summer reading program, and special programming throughout the year. Adult programming is set to be expanded this year.
The Library is a workforce development site, where you can search for a job or get information on changing careers.
The Library has a volunteer group which meets every Monday from 10am to noon. Additional volunteer hours are available during the week for patrons of all ages.
Our annual Library Fair is a town tradition, and is held on the second Saturday in June every year. Our volunteers work year round to make the Fair a special day for everyone.
We hope you will visit the Library soon, either in person or by exploring our web site. Each day brings new things to the Library and we are eager to show them to you.
The Stone Ridge Library offers patrons access to a wide variety of materials, including local history materials, ready reference information, current best-sellers, audios and DVD's. Through our computer databases and connections with the Mid-Hudson library system, we can also offer up to date information on medical questions, current events, and academic research topics. Our catalog and databases can be accessed from home as well as from the library.
Our children's programming includes story hours, after-school programs and participation in the state wide summer reading program. Special programs such as Harry Potter Day and our American Girl tea party are also library features.
Small book groups meet at the library. Additionally, services such as literacy tutoring and computer instruction are available during specific program times.
The Library has eight computers with high speed internet access for research, browsing and
Failure to comply with this policy will result
in suspension of computer privileges.
We also have free high speed wireless internet access. Bring your laptop to the Library or work out in our yard.
Our mailing address is:
Stone Ridge Library
P.O. Box 188
3700 Main Street
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
The Town of Rochester has contracted with the Stone Ridge Library in 2013 to provide 238 paid family memberships to its Rochester residents. Additionally, the Library is providing free memberships to all Rondout Valley Students for 2013.
As of February 27, 2013 all the free Family memberships have been used. The free memberships to all Rondout Valley Students will be available throughout the year.
Non-subsidized family memberships are available at $52.45. per year. The rate schedule below shows the cost of a family membership for the balance of 2013 depending on which month it begins.
If you have questions please feel free to email Stone Ridge Library Director Jody Ford.
LibrarySolutions@yahoo.com is open for your ideas, insights, suggestions or other constructivefeedback about the future of the Stone Ridge Library. Help the Library create a forward-looking plan by contributing your best thinking to the conversation. With our historic building needing repair, a limited amount of space as well as limited resources, we greatly value all constructive comments about how the Library can continue to serve our community. Please email us: LibrarySolutions@yahoo.com
If you need up to date health information, business data, help with school work or easy access to newspaper or magazine articles on the web check the databases available through Mid-Hudson Library System. More...
A list of frequently asked questions and answers from the Mid-Hudson library staff. This link brings you to over 100 links on information in the following 4 categories:
Smart Buying ; Healthy Living ;
Personal finance, Business & Legal ; Find a Job & education.
The New York State Newspaper Project identified and located papers from throughout the state beginning with the 1800s. Although the project ended in 2007, it left behind two very useful databases - one for the New York State Library's holdings and one for holdings in local community libraries and historical societies. more