We are now open until 8 PM on Tuesday evenings!

As promised, with the passing of the 2016 budget proposition, the Patterson Library will now be open until 8 PM instead of 5 PM on Tuesday evenings.

Here are our new hours:

Monday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Tuesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Wednesday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Thursday: 10:00AM – 8:00PM
Friday: 10:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: Closed

Borrow Our Garden Tools!

Borrow some of our great garden tools to help clean up your yard and garden! 

The warm weather is finally here and it’s time to get outside and spruce up the yard or start a garden.

Our Tool Shed has a variety of great garden tools you can borrow, including shovels, rakes, hand-tools, post-hole diggers, leaf-blowers and more.

All you need is your Mid-Hudson Library Card in good standing to borrow tools.

Click Here For Details:  lending tool shed brochure 2017

We’ve just added the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum to our museum pass collection!

Spend a great day visiting museums in the Hudson Valley.  Start at Boscobel in Garrison, then head to Poughkeepsie and check the FDR Museum and our newly added Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. Just use your Mid-Hudson Library Card to borrow passes for free admission to these and dozens of great museums including the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Museum of Natural History, Guggenheim, Cooper Hewitt, Storm King, Wave Hill and more. Plus get discount passes to Mystic & Maritime Aquariums and Stepping Stones Museum for kids!

Click here for more details!

Check Out Our ‘Love Your Local Library’ Video!

 

Borrow an e-Reader!

Borrow one of our Kindle or Nook e-Readers! They are light, easy to use and pre-loaded with Bestsellers, classics and a variety of great titles. They’re perfect for kids and teens who need to reading for school and adults who just want to relax with a good book!

 

Weekly Open Computer Help

Computer Help will be available every other Tuesday from 1:30-3:00 PM and every other Thursday from 6-7:00 PM  to answer all of your computer questions. No appointment necessary. Visit our calendar for a complete listing of dates.

eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

Learn a foreign language fast!

Looking for fun, interactive language lessons? Lessons available in over 30  languages !

Putnam County Job Resource Center:

Putnam County Job Resource Center: Online access to help with finding a job & developing your career. Includes resumé & interviewing tips, job & career resources for veterans, practical answers to common questions about finding a job & more.

CAKE PANS ARE HERE!

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Borrow one of our cake pans and make your next celebration extra special.  We have a variety of Wilton designs including Barbie, Elmo, a Teddy Bear, butterfly, tractor, star, heart and castle.  All you need is a Mid-Hudson library card to start baking today!