The Sloatsburg Public Library is excited to re-open for limited hours. Now patrons can enjoy brief browsing, curbside pickup and other in-library services. A reminder that due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic the library must take mandatory precautions to ensure the safety of our staff and patrons.
As of Monday, August 17, we have re-opened to patrons for brief browsing for books, CD's and DVD's (up to 30 minutes per visit). We will limit the amount of patrons inside at any given time to keep with NY State guidelines and all patrons (over the age of two) must have a working mask on their face to be in our building.
While we will be open for browsing in our main space, our children's room will be continued to be closed (though all our children's materials will be made available upon request) In addition there will be no seating available nor food or drink permitted at the current time.
Library computers will be available during open hours by appointment only and for a maximum of 30 minutes per day. Patrons waiting for computer appointments will be asked to wait outside the library.
The library will dedicate special hours for seniors and immunocompromised patrons admittance only. These hours are as follows:
Monday - Friday: 10am - 11am
Saturday: Noon - 1pm
Hours for the general public will be as follows:
Monday - Thursday: 11am - 7pm
Friday: 11am - 5pm
Saturday: 1pm - 4pm
We will also continue to offer curb-side pick-up service for any patrons who are more comfortable with that arrangement for the foreseeable future. Just call the library to reserve any materials and we will prepare them for easy pickup. Look for the latest updates on our limited re-opening. Computer times, limited to 30 minute increments, will be available with reservations,. There may be a limited browsing option for library materials during these appointments.
Patrons can pick items up in the entryway of the Sloatsburg Library. Call 845-753-2001 for more information.
The library will post additional information concerning mandatory wearing of masks and safe social distancing practices during reserved visiting hours. Please check our Facebook page for more regular programming and other updates.
All items must be returned via the outside backdrop! All Library fines are waived at this time. Please call the library for any help finding and reserving materials. You can also reach out via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At this time, Sloatsburg patrons can put holds on items from the following RCLS libraries:
Tuxedo, Suffern, Nanuet, Pearl River, Blauvelt, Tappan, Orangeburg, Spring Valley, Piermont, Palisades, and Nyack.
From Sloatsburg Elementary School to Suffern Middle School and Suffern High School, this year’s graduates deserve an award for excellence. We are so proud of you!
We are pleased to announce our NEW subscription to RBdigital Unlimited Streaming Video Service which is available to Sloatsburg Library cardholders. Patrons can borrow a 7-day pass for unlimited viewing that will allow them to choose one of the offerings which include Acorn TV (British TV and film), Stingray Qello Concerts (full-length concerts and music documentaries), Pongalo NovelaClub (Spanish television and movies), IndieFlix, Great Courses (audio and video lectures), Method Test Prep and LearnItLive.
Have you wanted to learn something new, improve your job applications, or improve your life, but just don’t have the time or money to enroll in a regular college class? Why not try Universal Class through your library! Sign in to Universal Class here with your library card for free. This service offers over 500 continuing education credit classes that you can audit or take for credit. Taking a class for credit connects you to an instructor, lesson assignments, fellow students, and exams. If you complete the class with a passing score you can print a certificate with your credit hours to include with your resume or college application. Classes range from hobbies such as cooking to business and computer classes.
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. 10 downloads per month/per card.
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