or request being added by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
WE HAVE RETURNED TO WINDOW PICK UP ONLY
Finkelstein Memorial Library's
Doors are Closed
Window is Open
for Hold Pick ups
WITH APPOINTMENTS ONLY
***WEARING A MASK IS REQUIRED***
REFERENCE (PHONE HOLDS) / WINDOW PICKUP HOURS
Monday - Thursday : 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday : 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday : 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Adult Reference ext. 244
Youth Services ext. 237
Circulation ext. 250
HOLIDAY/ SPECIAL HOURS:
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31 : 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
SATURDAY, JANUARY 1 : CLOSED
Wishing you a Healthy and Happy New Year!
FRIDAY, JANUARY 7 : 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
(Due to Staff Development)
HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT:
Please call us to schedule an appointment to pick up your available holds. To better serve you, you can now book your appointment online. Appointments are needed to pick up materials at this time.
How to make appointments online:
Your holds must be ready for pick up. You will either be notified by email, phone, or text when your hold is ready or you may check your account online.
Booking online is for next-day pickup and up to 4 days after item first becomes available. Holds expire 5 days after they become available.
The appointment is to be made under the name of the person picking up the items. Family members are temporarily being permitted to pick up holds for others in their household.
When making your appointment online, you will need the name of the person who placed the hold, their library card number, and a phone number to reach you in case of last-minute library closings. Use the notes field to add additional family members and their library card number to fulfill their holds.
Call the Circulation Department at (845)352-5700, ext 250, if you need to change your appointment time. If the time you prefer is taken, please call us. We may have last-minute cancellations. If you want an appointment for the current day (same day pickup) please call for availability.
You may also email us at email@example.com or through the online appointment system.
Please note email is only monitored Monday to Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.
YOUTH SERVICES NEWS
Homework Help is back in-person!
Grades 1-6 can join us for Homework Help from 1/24/22-5/26/22
Write Pray Recover Book Talk Tuesday, January 11 @ 7:00 P.M.
Join Author, Wendy Blanchard, for her Virtual Book Chat based on her book, Write Pray Recover:A Journey To Wellness Through Spiritual Solutions and Self Care. Wendy will be sharing her story of recovery from lifelong substance use disorder and mental health disorders through an integrative approach. Participants receive the author’s chosen chapter two weeks prior so that they can read it before our scheduled group meeting. They are also asked to answer “self-reflection” questions that align with the chapter in how it may relate to their own experiences. We discuss in a safe space where all information is confidential.
The Science of Astro-Meteorology Thursday, January 20 @ 7:00 P.M.
For ages man has attempted to make sense of the changing aspects of the Sun, Moon and their possible influence on our ever-changing weather. Can we really put any credence in forecasts from Old Farmer’s Almanacs, phases of the moon, movement of the planets, etc. The answers may surprise you! Presented in conjunction with the Nyack Library and Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library.
Presenter: Joe Rao, former meteorologist for News 12
Whole Person Wellness Tuesday, January 25 @ 7:00 P.M.
Join author and international speaker and coach, Wendy Blanchard, for a virtual, interactive workshop to learn an integrative approach to recovery, body, mind and spirit! Wendy, a Board Certified PEER Specialist/Mental Health Consultant and Integrative Nutrition Health Coach/Consultant, will offer an interactive experience using writing, speaking and mindfulness strategies to release “triggers,” and to implement healthy self-care practices to build resiliency!
Culinary Class: Chili Night Thursday, January 27 @ 7:00 P.M.
Join us for a cooking demonstration and learn a comforting new dish for winter meals. In this class you will discover the secrets to making a delicious and savory plant-based chili even meat eaters will love. Depending on the toppings (avocado, sour cream, cheese, etc.), this recipe can be vegan or vegetarian. We will explore chili seasoning, vegetable combinations, and how to layer flavor for the most delicious and comforting dinner to add to your winter repertoire.
Edward Hopper and Mid-Century Modern New York Wednesday, February 2 @ 7:00 P.M.
In this image-rich talk, we'll explore Rockland native Edward Hopper's career, marriage, and unique voice through his depictions of New York City. Together, his paintings give us a view of the city that reveals an urban anxiety not so different from our own.
Alice's Ordinary People Wednesday, February 9 @ 7:00 P.M.
Alice Tregay was an ordinary woman who refused to stand still for injustice and brought others together to change what was. The documentary, of the same name, describes how she changed the lives of people she influenced, who in turn effected extraordinary change and advanced the equal rights movement here in America. A thirty minute overview of Civil Rights Movement and Alice's role in bringing politics to the Movement is followed by a half hour discussion. People are encouraged to watch the film, which is available on Kanopy and DVD, before the Zoom program, but the presentation can be enjoyed whether or not you have seen the documentary.
When a group of old friends and friends-of-friends gathers in a country house to wait out the pandemic, they end up spending 6 months in isolation during which old betrayals emerge, forcing each character to reevaluate whom they love and what matters most.
"I know a pandemic novel might not be your first pick for an escapist read, but this is Gary Shteyngart. Trust him to find the humor." - Lauri N; Librarian in Adult Services
A furniture salesman in 1960s Harlem becomes a fence for shady cops, local gangsters and low-life pornographers after his cousin involves him in a failed heist, in the new novel from the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad.
In 1970s Mexico City, Maite, a secretary with a penchant for romance novels, searches for her missing neighbor, Leonora, a beautiful art student, which leads her to an eccentric gangster who longs to escape his own life, and together, they set out to discover the dangerous truth. From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic comes a new riveting noir.
Presents a portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, who built their fortune on the sale of Valium and later sponsored the creation and marketing of one of the most commonly prescribed and addictive painkillers of the opioid crisis. From the award winning author of Say Nothing.
A volume of 12 previously uncollected early pieces shares insights into the author's evolving literary style and includes reflections on such topics as a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, a Vegas WWI veteran reunion and a visit to San Simeon.
"Her essay on being rejected by Stanford should be required reading for anxious high school students (and their anxious parents) as they go through the college admissions process." - Laurie, N; Librarian in Adult Services
Where do I return my mobile hotspot? Only at the Window currently. MOBILE HOTSPOTS MAY NOT BE RETURNED IN ANY BOOK DROP! There will be a $25.00 charge for returning in any book drop. Overdue Mobile Hotspots will have their service turned off promptly.
Where do I return museum passes? Only Window currently.
Where do I return Launchpads? Only at the Window currently. There will be a $25.00 charge for returning in any book drop.
Where do I return all other items? Return at our Book Drops ONLY currently
What if the book drop is full? Please hold on to your materials and return again another time. DO NOT LEAVE ANY LIBRARY MATERIALS OUTSIDE THE DROP BOXES. Any material that is stolen or damaged by the elements because they were left outside a drop box will be charged to the borrowing patron.
What if the library closes, say for inclement weather or holidays? You may hold on to your borrowed materials till we open. There are no late fees on days the library is closed.
Will I be charged fines if the item is overdue? Fines resumed for all adult materials on September 1. Juvenile and YA material will continue to be fine free. FINE FREE DOES NOT MEAN HOLDING ON TO ITEMS UNTIL FEES RESUME. Please return your materials in a timely fashion so other library patrons may enjoy them. If an item is overdue 50 days after the latest check out date, the item will automatically be changed to LOST. If fines are over $10, your account will be blocked, you will not be able to check out new materials, place new holds or download materials.
THANK YOU FOR TAKING GOOD CARE OF YOUR BOOKS!
The Circulation Department is here to assist you with any questions you may have regarding your account. You can call us at extension 250 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Don't forget about our databases which include:
Rosetta Stone, Consumer Reports, Ancestry NY and Weiss Financial Ratings