Library News

Consumer Reports Available Online

Starting today, Consumer Reports is available online to everyone with a library card in the Mid-Hudson Library System. What does this mean for you?  It means that you can search the full-text of Consumer Reports from home bysigning in with your library card.  It’s that simple. Researching generators? Cell phone plans?  Need some info on […]

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Field Goods

East Fishkill Community Library is now a pickup location for Field Goods – every Friday.

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Remember 2015? We do.

It was a very good year.  Take a look and remember with us.

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Courtesy Notices Update – Even Better

Let Elf help you keep control of your library stuff.

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Having trouble setting up your new device?

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 […]

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Zinio for Libraries – eMagazines

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 […]

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Lyme Disease Info

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 […]

Zinio for Libraries – Reset Button Engaged

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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Beyond the Bookends

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 […]

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2014 Annual Report

Check your mailboxes for the 2014 Annual Report.  Can’t wait?  You can see it online right now.  Prepare to be awed.

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Low Vision? Listen Up!

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 […]

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Quiet Study

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 […]

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Catalog+

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.

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TEEN GEEK DIVISION

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 […]

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IndieFlix

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!

HeritageQuest Online

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!

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Navigating Health Care? We can help.

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 […]