Q. Are any library services available during the closure?

Yes. Though the library is not fully open to the public, we offer a variety of services which we continue to expand as public health and safety protocols allow:

Curbside pick-up of reserved materials: Monday through Saturday from 10am - 1pm and 4 - 7pm on Tuesday evening (no public access to building).

Limited browsing and computer use by appointment: The library is open to the public on a limited basis, by appointment for 1st Floor Browsing, 1st Floor Computer Use and 2nd Floor Youth Services Browsing Monday through Saturday from 2 - 4pm and Wednesday evening from 5 - 7pm

Quiet Study - Quiet study space on the 2nd floor is available by appointment on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 2 - 4pm and Wednesday evening from 5 - 7pm

Mobile printing is available. You may retrieve your print job(s) during the public browsing hours: Monday through Saturday from 2 - 4pm and Wednesday evenings from 5 - 7pm. No appointment is necessary, however, we will be limiting public access in order to maintain safe social distancing.

Appointments for these services may be made online or by calling the library at the numbers provided below. Please refer to our home page for further details, including health and social distancing protocols.

In addition, the library has a variety of virtual programs for adults, kids and teens as well as an extensive elibrary of online books, audio books, movies, learning and research platforms that you can enjoy from home for free with your library card.

Library staff members are available to answer questions via telephone or chat. 

Telephone (10am to 4:30pm Monday through Saturday)

  • 914-721-8204 for library cards, pins, book returns, curb-side pick-up (see hours above)
  • 914-721-8225 for questions about digital collections and adult programs and services
  • 914-721-8227 for youth programs and services questions

Chat - Look for the Ask Us chat box on the Library’s home page. Live Chat hours are Monday through Saturday from 10am to 1pm and  2 to 4pm. Outside of these hours, you can submit a question to be addressed when we return.


  • Last Updated Oct 22, 2020
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  • Answered By Genie Contrata

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