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Sunday 10 – 3
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348 Route 376
Hopewell Junction NY 12533
Saturday 10 – 4
Sunday 10 – 3
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“There is a problem with your record. Please see a librarian.” Wait- what? You have no fines- you just wanted to reserve that new mystery! Problem? What problem?! Well, there isn’t actually a problem… it’s just that your library card […]
Looking for a free field trip? Searching for a speaker for a PTA or mom’s group? Out of ideas for a scout troop go-see? What about the library?! We have hosted nursery school classes for storytimes, given Tiger Scouts library tours, made crafts with summer camps, and spoken about community service to High School clubs. Scavenger […]
Did you know that we offer one on one help? Yep – every Tuesday from 11:30am -1pm and on Saturdays from noon-3pm! Our technologically savvy staff will assist you with setting up that new phone, Ipad, laptop or tablet. They can also help with specific software if you’ve got a question about Word, Excel or websites […]
Starting 1/1/16, Zinio for Libraries will be expanded to 90 titles through the magic of shared resources. Our patrons love eMagazines so much that other libraries took a look and b’gosh, they loved it too. So all of the libraries in the Mid-Hudson Library System banded together to make a group purchase. What does this […]
You bring the kids to choose books to bring home, maybe sit for a few minutes to share a particularly good one, then check out and go on with your day. But why not stay a bit longer and explore the many manipulatives and activities available 24/7 in the Childrens’ Area? We have been building […]
Great news for all of you who borrow eBooks and eAudioBooks from the library. You have a new option of checking out digital material for 21 days. Twenty-one wonderful days of reading and listening and not having to rush through because the book is going to disappear just when Hercule Poirot says, “And the killer […]
We’re happy to announce that our vote passed with 142 yes votes and 17 no votes.
Our free Homework Help program returns for the 2015-16 school year! Beginning October 5th, any student in grades K-6 is welcome to come to our Childrens’ Area any time between 6 pm and closing (8 pm) to receive assistance in any school subject. Homework Help will occur each Monday that Wappingers Central Schools are […]
It’s still officially summer and we’re still enjoying the long days and sunny skies. But, in the back of our minds is the knowledge that the change of seasons is approaching and our Fall schedules are gearing up. It feels overwhelming sometimes, but here’s something that you can do that’s kind of fun. Log into […]
The Poughkeepsie Journal recently live-streamed a forum on Lyme disease and we were able to broadcast it at the library several days later with the addition of Andrew Rotans, MPH Senior Public Health Advisor with the Dutchess County Department of Health. We’ve had a lot of interest in this topic so we’ve gotten permission to […]
New to the library is something many of you have asked for – a simple to use, ultra fast scanner. It scans your original as a jpg or PDF, has an automatic feed, is configured for ease of use without training or staff involvement (but of course, we’re happy to help because that’s what we […]
Zinio for Magazines has been refreshed, redone and released. It’s got a new app and to celebrate we bought a bunch of new magazines. First, go to Zinio for Libraries (which is also the portal for IndieFlix). If you already have an account, go ahead and log in. If you don’t have an account, click […]
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Take a gander at our latest Beyond the Bookends newsletter. Normally a monthly publication that goes directly to your inbox, we’re posting online because as it turns out, most of our patrons with Optonline/Optimum email addresses are being blocked. It’s nothing we did, honest! But sometimes big companies don’t play well together and in this […]
Check your mailboxes for the 2014 Annual Report. Can’t wait? You can see it online right now. Prepare to be awed.
If you have low vision or any other physical handicap that keeps you from reading books the traditional way, there’s a FREE audio-book player just waiting for an invitation to come to your home. Through a federally mandated program run by the state, the Talking Book and Braille Library in Albany will send eligible participants […]
Monday through Saturday, the Cross Room is available for quiet study when not in use by community groups or for library programs. Availability will vary depending on scheduling, so please check at the Circulation Desk if you’d like to use the room. We also ask that you relocate to the main library if informed that […]
The library has two iPads for in-house use by kids and they are just filled with fun stuff: ABC Alphabet Phonics Bob Books Lite Cut the Rope Disney Puzzle Packs Dots Fisher Price (various) Frozen Free Fall Bill Nye the Science Guy Lego City: My City Mathmateer Peppa’s Paint Box Reading Rainbow Tic Tac Toe […]
Two very nice things with eBooks that you borrow from the library: Once your account is set up in Overdrive, you can search and borrow directly from the catalog. Give it a try – it works with eBooks and eAudiobooks. Your eBook checkouts (“print” and audio) now show in your account – so everything is […]
Introducing Catalog+. One search will return results that include all of the traditional things that you’re used to PLUS database articles. Another plus, you can now download eBooks straight from the catalog. Read on for more details.
They’re here to help you set up email, learn Facebook, download eBooks and answer pretty much all of your tech questions. So bring it on! Every Saturday from 12 noon to 3:00 PM you can bring your toughest, most challenging questions to our Geeks and they’ll answer standing tall and with pride as they fight […]
Cold? What better way to stay warm than to gather round the flickering light of a computer screen and stream independent movies and shorts? Yes! You can do that with your library card!
We’re welcoming back an old friend – HeritageQuest ™ Online. You can use HeritageQuest from home, search census records from 1790 to 1940, search books, the Persi Archive, the Freedman’s Banks and more. To access HeritageQuest, you’ll need a valid library card. Stay tuned for library events on genealogy and HeritageQuest specifically!
Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN) is a designated navigator in our area for enrollment assistance in the NYS Health Marketplace. You can make an appointment for this FREE service by calling 800-453-4666. If you can’t get an appointment here, MISN will find another convenient place for you to meet with your navigator. Don’t be misled […]
You can search the catalog and place holds from your smart phone, iTouch, iPad or any other Internet device. Just go to http://mobile.midhudsonlibraries.org and you’ll have access to a phone/tablet friendly version of the catalog.
Do you ever get frustrated because all your holds come in at once? Or out of order? Or while you’re on vacation? Good news – you can freeze your holds so that you have more control over when they arrive – and you don’t loose your spot on the queue. Just go into your record […]
Do you get a lot of your news and information from the Internet? Are the advertisements and print making it difficult? If so, you might want to try Readability, a free app for your computer and mobile devices. After installation it will add an icon to your toolbar. When you turn it on by clicking […]