What's new this
JUNE
from your Library
Library Hours
See our website for the latest updates to our hours of operation for all services.
Monday: 2-8pm
Tuesday: 10am-8pm
Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday: 10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: Closed
PLEASE NOTE
At this time, the Library is still requiring the use of facemasks while on Library property.
Our book drop is open!
Items may be returned in our book drop at any time.

Please note: the Library is not accepting book donations at this time. Please do not put book donations in our book drop.
What's going on at the Library...
Library Trustee Election Results
Voters of the Marlboro Central School District have elected Terry Clouse and Denise Garofalo to serve five-year terms on the Library's Board of Trustees. 

Congratulations!
RBdigital Has Merged with Overdrive
Due to a merger between RBdigital and Overdrive, access to e-materials and streaming content through the RBdigital app is no longer available.

See marlborolibrary.org for any updates.
Adult Programs
Virtual and in-person!
PLEASE NOTE:
Participants must register prior to all in-person and virtual programs.

Please register on our Events Calendar, or follow the program links below.

Participants who register for a virtual program will be emailed a meeting link prior to the event.
Local History Trivia Night Returns!
Virtual, Thursday, June 3 & 17 at 7:00 pm
Are you a local history buff or want to learn more about your town? Put your knowledge to the test and join us for our virtual local history trivia night! Participate individually or make it a fun evening for your whole household.

Registration is required.
Ulster County Library Association Presents:
The Birth of Industry, Leisure & the Arts in the Hudson Valley
Virtual, Monday, June 7, 7:00 p.m.
Join local historians and authors, Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz, for an engaging and informative PhotoTalk based on their upcoming book, The Story of Historic Kingston: A Journey Through the Hudson Valley and its Connections with New York City. This PhotoTalk covers a thriving era in Kingston and Hudson Valley history called The Roaring 1820s and their intricate relationship with New York City's development. 
Registration is required.
Learn How Disability Rights New York Can Help You!
Virtual, Tuesday, June 15, 2:00 p.m.
Program in partnership with the Ulster County Library Association
A representative from Disability Rights New York (DRNY) will give an overview of their services during this virtual presentation over Zoom. 

Registration is required. 
Outdoor Book Sale
Friday, June 18, 2:00-7:00 p.m.
In the Library's Side Parking Lot
(Rain date: Saturday, June 19, same time)
Kick-off the summer with the Library’s book sale! Gently used hardcover and paperback books for children, teens and adults, as well as DVDs, will be available for purchase in the Library’s side parking lot from 2:00pm-7:00pm. Cash only. Good quality book donations will be accepted by the Friends volunteer group during the sale. Masks required. See marlborolibrary.org for any changes in sale hours due to inclement weather.
Book Club
Wednesday, June 30, 7:00 p.m.
All are welcome to attend our Book Club! During June’s meeting, we will be discussing A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende.

Weather permitting, Book Club will meet outside in the Library's Reading Garden (access through interior of building). Masks are required. In the event of inclement weather, registrants will be notified and the meeting will take place virtually. If you are not comfortable meeting in-person, please email Lindsay at ljankovitz@marlborolibrary.org and she will set you up on Zoom.
 
Copies have been ordered and are available for pick-up. Registration is required.
Discover Marlboro Walking Tour App
Looking for something fun to do outdoors?

Enjoy the fresh air and take a walking tour through town with our Discover Marlboro app!

Rediscover your town today.
Coming soon:
Adult Summer Reading Challenge
Starts July 1
Let’s get reading and outdoors this summer, Marlborough! Complete a list of challenges on our summer reading game board to be entered into a raffle to win a gift certificate to a local business! Starting July 1, download a game board at marlborolibrary.org or pick one up at the circulation desk. Completed challenges can be dropped off at the Library, or send a photo to staff@marlborolibrary.org.
Adult Take & Make:
Lotus Lantern
Virtual, Wednesday July 7, 7:00-8:30 pm
Join us as we welcome back the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project! During this virtual workshop, KSCPP will show attendees step-by-step how to make a lotus flower lantern. Supplies for this workshop can be picked up at the Library starting Wednesday, June 28th.

Registration is required, as spaces are limited.
This class is for ages 10 and up.
For Kids:
Children's Program Registration Begins
Wednesday, June 9 at 10:00 am!
Programs will begin on June 15 with a mix of both virtual and outdoor, in-person programs. Mark your calendar and click the link below for a full list of upcoming children’s programs, including Yoga for kids, story times, Jester Jim and more!
Summer Reading 2021: How It Works!
For Kids
Beginning on June 9, stop by the Library and pick up a reading chart and stickers. For each day you read, or for each program you attend this summer, place a sticker on your reading chart. Return your chart to the Library, or email a photo to taylor@marlborolibrary.org by August 20. Everyone who submits a chart will get to choose a prize, and those who complete the entire chart will be entered to win a grand prize!

For Teens
Beginning on June 9, stop by the Library to pick up a reading challenge bingo sheet, or download one here. Each time you get BINGO (horizontally, vertically, four corners, or diagonally) you will be entered into a raffle to win a grand prize. If you complete the entire chart, you’ll get 10 entries! Submit your chart to the Library or email a photo to taylor@marlborolibrary.org by August 20.
Children's programming questions?
Email taylor@marlborolibrary.org or leave a message for our children’s librarian at 845-236-7272 ext. 217
Light Panel
Available for check out!
Check out the newest addition to our Item Lending Collection, a light panel! This toddler tech toy adds a sensory element to any tabletop activity. Use it for counting, sorting, matching games and more!
Tutor.com for Test Prep!
Does your child need assistance with homework or studying for upcoming final exams? After a very difficult learning year for students, Tutor.com is available to help!
 
Cardholders can receive on-demand, one-on-one tutoring in numerous subjects, including algebra, calculus, chemistry, biology, history, reading comprehension, test prep for AP exams, the SAT, ACT, and so much more! Tutor.com also provides resources for adults, including resume and cover letter help, interview prep, Microsoft Office tutorials, and citizenship test review.
 
Need to write a paper, conduct research, or draft a resume? You can now borrow Chromebook and WiFi hotspot bundles from the Library, to easily accomplish this work from home or on the go. Print jobs can be sent to the Library using Princhour remote printing service. 
Click on the name of the service for more details!
Children's Library Appointments
The children's section is available to browse during regular hours, or families can make an appointment with Ms. Taylor.

An appointment is not required unless you want to be sure the children’s librarian is available for assistance. For an appointment, contact Ms. Taylor at Taylor@marlborolibrary.org or 236-7272 ext. 217.
For Avid Readers!
For weekly reading recommendations, check out our blog, The Book Buzz.
Do you have questions?
Links for Common Questions/Concerns
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Address: 1251 Route 9W, Marlboro, NY 12542
Tel: (845)236-7272
In-Library hours
& Curbside hours:

Mon: 2-8pm
Tues-Thurs:  10am-8pm
Fri:  10am-5pm
Sat:  11am-5pm
(closed Sundays)