What's new this
NOVEMBER
from your Library
Temporary Hours & Curbside Service Continue!
Open
The Library is offering limited in-person services in addition to our enhanced virtual offerings and curbside service.

Check for the latest updates on our website or our Facebook page!

In the meantime, call ahead, curbside service continues, and is encouraged!
Temporary Hours
*Please note these hours are subject to change.*
See our website for the latest updates to our hours of operation for all services.
Limited
In-Library Hours

Tues: 2-7pm
Wed-Fri: 11-3pm
Sat: 12-3pm
(closed Sun)
Computer Use Hours

Tues: 2-6:45pm
Wed-Fri: 11am-2:45pm
Sat: 12-2:45pm

One hour session per day with valid Library card, first come, first served.
Don't forget- Wifi is available from your car on Library grounds!

Temporary Curbside Pick-up Hours:

Mon-Tues: 2-8pm
Wed-Fri: 10-4pm
Sat: 11-4pm
(closed Sun)

Our book drop is open!
To ensure both our staff and community’s safety, and based on recommendations from the Mid-Hudson Library System, we will be quarantining all returns for 72 hours. You may notice a delay between the time you drop off an item and the time it comes off your account. 
Please note: the Library is not accepting book donations at this time. Please do not put book donations in our book drop.
Now Available!
Chromebook & Hotspot Bundles Now Available for Checkout!
The Library is excited to announce that we have added four Chromebooks and hotspot bundles to our circulating collection.

Marlboro Central School District residents, who are over the age of 18, and who have an active Marlboro Free Library card or Sarah Hull Hallock Library card that is in good standing (no outstanding overdue materials or fines on their account) may check out a Chromebook and hotspot bundle for 7 days. 
Please note: to be eligible to check out a Chromebook bundle, a patron must be a cardholder for 6 months or longer.  
Please be sure to read over our Chromebook borrowing rules below prior to check out.

Remote Printing with Princh!
We’re excited to now offer Princh, a wireless printing solution that allows patrons to safely send prints from their mobile devices, laptops or home computers, to the Library for pick-up!
To begin printing from your mobile device, download the free Princh app, from the Apple Store or the Google Play Store. You can also print from your laptop by visiting print.princh.com.
When using this app, you can pay by credit card ahead of time, or pay by cash at the circulation desk when you arrive to pick up your prints.
Introducing Tutor.com!
In partnership with the Ulster County Library Association, the Library is excited to offer Tutor.com!

Tutor.com connects students at their time of need to one of over 3,000 highly vetted expert tutors. With instant access to one-on-one homework help and tutoring, students can lower their anxiety and raise their confidence about their schoolwork.

Tutor.com provides online, on-demand academic tutoring, homework help, and test preparation to kindergarten through 12th grade students, plus early college students and adult learners.

Any library patron, with a library card from an Ulster County library, can connect with a highly qualified, expert tutor in a safe and secure online classroom. Tutors are available in a variety of subjects and test prep areas from 2:00-9:00pm. Tutor.com also offers expert writing help, test prep resources from The Princeton Review® for the ACT®/SAT®, Advanced Placement (AP®) course videos, and so much more!
Virtual Programs
Join us online!
PLEASE NOTE:
For security purposes, participants must register prior to all online programs.

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

Participants will be emailed a Zoom link the day of the event.
College Planning Webinar
Thursday, November 5, 5-6:00 p.m.
Join us and other Ulster County libraries for a virtual presentation by college counseling consultant, Liz Levine, as she discusses the details of the college application and financial aid process.
Liz will also cover topics such as the college essay, SAT vs. the ACT, how a college choice will affect your bottom line, college sticker prices and what they really mean and how to make the final choice. It’s never too early to begin your child’s college admissions journey!

Registration is required. Participants will be emailed a Zoom link the day of the event.
Local History Trivia Nights
Thursday, November 5 & 19, 7-7:30 p.m.
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!
Medicare 101 Webinar
Saturday, November 14, 6:00 p.m.
Are you currently enrolled in Medicare? Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? On Saturday, November 14 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, join James Farnham, MS, MBA, licensed agent, virtually as he discusses the basics of Medicare. Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance options available to you.
This program will simplify the choices you need to make, help you make informed decisions and explain what Medicare means for you! This free program is sponsored by the Ulster County Library Association. Registration is required.
 
Virtual Book Club
Wednesday, November 18, 7-7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to attend our virtual Book Club! Over Zoom, we will be discussing Conjure Women by Afia Atakora. Copies have been ordered and are available for pick-up. Registration is required. Participants will be emailed a Zoom link the day of the event.
 
Please note, we will be meeting a week early in November due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
Discover Marlboro Walking Tour App!
Looking for something to do on a sunny, fall day?
Take our historical walking tour through town with our app: Discover Marlboro!

Rediscover your town today!

Online Children's Programs
We have a full virtual programming schedule for kids this fall! Be sure to check back regularly as we update our schedule as well as for last minute special events!
Fall online children's programs are ongoing through December 12. Registration is required in order to participate.
Children's programming questions?
Email taylor@marlborolibrary.org. 
Storywalk® at the Park
Ends Monday, November 2
There's still a little time left before our Storywalk® ends!
Visit Cluett Schantz Park (Round Pond) to view the Marlboro Library’s Storywalk®! Pages from the book Stumpkin by Lucy Ruth Cummins are featured along a path throughout the park. Families can take this self-led walk and read the story while enjoying the outdoors. The installation will be available to view until November 2.
Remote Readers Book Club
Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m.
It’s not too late to join our kid’s book club, Remote Readers! Every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom for kids in grades 4-6.

Click here for a schedule of our book selections and then register online to receive the link to join each week!
Help Us Create Homeschool Kits!
The Marlboro Free Library wants to assist parents in homeschooling their children during this unprecedented time. We would like to create homeschool kits that can be borrowed from the Library. These kits would include worksheets, extension activity ideas, and/or learning manipulatives/3D models.

Before we create these kits, we'd love to know what would be most helpful for you so that we can best meet the needs of our community.
Children's Library Appointments
For safe browsing, families can make an appointment with Ms. Taylor by emailing her at taylor@marlborolibrary.org. As we have limited capacity, it is strongly encouraged that families schedule an appointment to ensure entry into the Library at a specific time.
This Saturday!
*While supplies last*
Reminders
Library closed for Veterans Day
& Thanksgiving Holiday
The Library will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day, and Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.
Do you have questions?
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Address: 1251 Route 9W, Marlboro, NY 12542
Tel: (845)236-7272
Temporary In-Library hours:
Tues:  2-7pm
Wed-Fri:  11am-3pm
Sat:  12-3pm
(closed Sundays)

Temporary curbside hours:
Mon-Tues:  2-8pm
Wed-Fri:  10-4pm
Sat:  11-4pm
(closed Sundays)