temporary closing date for the library has been postponed until an actual
Please continue to check this site for the most current information.
meantime, here are some answers to your FAQ (Frequent Asked
Questions) and our
Report to the Community.
and have some books you no longer need? The FRIENDS want to do a
small book sale on Memorial Day weekend. Please call the library during
open hours before you drop off. The time and dates that weekend for this
mini-book sale are Saturday May 25th, 9am to 2pm and on Monday
May 27th, 9am to 1pm.
Save the Date! The first free concert in the series Music At The Lake
will again be held
at the Lions Pavilion on Sunday
June 9th, starting at 4pm. Come and enjoy the great swing band
of Shorty Kings Clubhouse.
Sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Pine Plains Free Library. To see
what is coming up in this series go here.
Wondering what a Public/Municipal Library is? Click here for the comparisons
of the different
Libraries brought to you by the New York State Library.
Why does the library have the word
Free in it? The trustees at the time wanted the name to stay the same, even
when we became a public library. See some of the documents referring to
this here and come
and see the charters hanging on the wall to prove it.
We now have a facebook
page see us at
also our Pine Plains Seed Library
Want to know why you should save
seed? Read this
We are asking for your email address to better serve you.
If you would like to be told about your requests or overdues in this
manner, please let us know.
about e-readers. Come and see, the Simple Touch Nook at the library.
It’s here the Kindle Fire HD 7”. We will show you how it works!
· Use our new database from eSebco
With this service you can download
eBooks onto your computer at home anytime of the day! Kids can use them for
automatically to have your login and password saved. Then put in your ID
number (card barcode) and name.
Start browsing................ No worry about over dues, fines or returning!
some time on your hands? Want to give back to the community? How about
becoming a Library
Volunteer or a Library Trustee?
Just click here
for the volunteer form or here for the Trustee
one. Fill it out and then email, mail or drop it off to us.
Adventures for three to five year olds is on Thursdays at 10am. Children will listen to read alouds, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays.
Flannel board stories and puppets may allow for audience participation to
reinforce that reading is fun! We ask for a fifty cent donation per child,
when possible. The last
adventure will be on May 30th and then we will start up again in
· Toddler time
for birth to three year olds is on Mondays at 10am. Join us for stories, play and movement. We will not be having it on May 27th
and June 3rd.
· Senior Day at the library is
still for the young at heart of 60 and up. Come in every Tuesday from 11am
to 1pm to learn the computer, play a game or take out a book. We have
extended our hours that morning from 10am to 1pm. We welcome any age at
that time, so come on in and see us.
Computer Companion (on Tuesday mornings)-cosponsoring with
Free Families Forward, you can set up an appointment for that day. Please
call the library in advance.
Need help faster come in on Fridays nights for computer
soon on Saturday mornings with our own Teen Geek!
User's Group- dedicated to helping you find the gems of your past is held every third Tuesday
at 7 pm.
· Are you looking to get together
with fellow knitters and crocheters? Knit One,
Crochet Too is on the first Tuesday of the month at 2pm. We would love to
have you join us, when you can. Come with hooks, needles and yarn to
stitch away by bringing a project of your own or learn one from us.
·The Book Discussion Group
will be meeting on June 13th at 7 pm. The book of the moment will be The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott. Come and join
us for a lively discussion
of this novel. Next month’s book will be The Night Circus by
· New look
for Overdrive. Go here to check
out eBooks or downloadable audio books. , see a short video on youtube- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncRTkQkgZcU&feature=youtu.be&hd=1If you need
some help with it, we can show you how. Want to know sooner, go to My
· Due to cuts in state and county funding, the Mid-Hudson Library
System has found it necessary to charge a delivery fee
to the library of twenty-five cents for each requested item. We are
absorbing this cost for now. At the present, only items not picked up
within seven days will be charged a fee of twenty-five cents per item.
*Updated June 2013