Storm Damage Update: October 8, 2021

Thanks for your patience as the construction and insurance team continue their assessment and planning. We’re waiting for a full evaluation from a structural engineer, not just for the exterior but for the second floor. Because of weight restrictions, we have to plan how and where to store books while the carpet is being replaced.… Read more »

Storm Damage Update – October 7, 2021

  Thanks for your patience as the construction and insurance team continue their assessment and planning. We’re waiting for a full evaluation from a structural engineer, not just for the exterior but for the second floor. Because of weight restrictions, we have to plan how and where to store books while the carpet is being… Read more »

Storm Damage Update – October 1, 2021

It’s a good news/bad news week. Good news: It’s possible the upstairs cleaning will begin next week (Oct. 4). The plan is to tackle the adult section first because damage there is limited. Then those books will be available for curbside. The crew will handle the children’s department next. Bad news: Obviously the Friends of… Read more »

Storm Damage Update – September 27, 2021

Three amazing community organizations – the Phipps, the Hudson School District and the YMCA – have graciously agreed to help us maintain library programs during the clean up. The Phipps will host our storytimes, the school district is providing space for several programs including Science Guy Tuesdays and the Y is going to partner with… Read more »

Storm Damage Update – September 21

    Hello, friends. First, what we don’t know: The damage estimate and the cleaning timeline are pending. Key takeaways: We can’t do curbside service until the upstairs is cleaned and re-carpeted. We can process holds and schedule pick up. Programs will continue! We’re looking for offsite locations for in-person programs. We’ll share that information… Read more »

Storm Damage Update – September 20

September 20, 2021 We are meeting with the insurance adjuster this week and should be able to report soon about the status of library services. Clearly we’ll be closed awhile for cleaning and repairs, but we want to offer curbside service as soon as possible. All programs for the week of Sept. 20 are canceled.… Read more »

Fall Programming

This fall the library is so excited to return to indoor, in-person programming! We’re bringing back old standbys and adding in some new.  All our storytime sessions will be back including PJ Storytime and Adult Storytime on Thursday evenings. STEM program opportunities include hands-on Science Guy Tuesdays and Girls Who Code, both scheduled to begin… Read more »

Visit our YouTube Channel!

Have you visited our YouTube channel? On it you will find STEM videos, storytime, instructional videos and more. We have content for all ages. Subscribe (for free) by October 31 and be entered into a drawing for a $20 gift card to a local business of your choice. Currently, we have around 150 subscribers. For… Read more »

Libraries and Parents Provide Strategies for Virtual School Success

  Many families are adjusting to at-home learning this fall. Join a panel of local parents who are experienced with virtual schooling to learn about some of their strategies that keep home life and school life both running smoothly. In this Zoom event on October 12 at 6:30 you’ll have a chance to ask your own questions, too. Sponsored… Read more »

Expanded Hours

On any given non-pandemic day, the library’s computer stations are nearly full from morning to night. Patrons write resumes, research family history, check email or simply surf the web for recipes. That’s all changed during COVID because of the library’s short hours, capacity limits and social distancing, so we’ve reimagined our technology resources to support… Read more »