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In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the automated book drop will be closed from 1pm on Wednesday, Nov. 21 to 7am on Friday, Nov. 23. No fines will be charged for this time.
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210 Lafayette Ave., Open M-Th 10-9, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-5


Holiday Hours

Happy Thanksgiving!

The Library will close at 1pm on Nov. 21, and be closed all day on Nov. 22.

The automated book drop will be closed from 1pm on Wednesday, 11/21/18 to 7am on Friday, 11/23/18.  No fines will be charged for this time.

Thursdays, Nov. 29, Dec. 13, 20, 27

Tuesdays, Nov. 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18


Film Series

Entertainment Films on Thursdays

Nov. 29: Paul, Apostle of Christ // Dec. 13: Chappaquiddick // Dec. 20: Puzzle

View Details Here

Documentary or Foreign Films on Tuesdays

Nov. 20: The Guardians // Nov. 27: Back to Burgundy // Dec. 4: The Sweet Escape // Dec. 11: In the Fade // Dec. 18: Three Identical Strangers

View Details Here

Sunday, December 2


Gypsy Fire

Not to be missed! Matthew and Vlada are back to perform on piano the Hungarian Rhapsodies of Liszt and the Hungarian Dances of Brahms.

Wednesday, November 28

11am to 2pm

Medicare Information Session

This session is designed for those new to or soon to be eligible for Medicare, and for those who are still confused about some aspect of Medicare. A HIICAP Counselor at the Rockland County Office for the Aging will present information to assist you in choosing among Medicare options, as well as reviewing the various financial assistance programs available for Medicare recipients who meet income-eligibility requirements. There is time allotted for Q&A at close of the formal presentation. Register online.

Register Here.

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Online Databases

Explore Suffern Library's many databases! Learn a new language, take free classes, read world newspapers, research genealogy...and so much more!

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Meeting Rooms

Meeting rooms are available to groups and organizations in the community for informational, educational, recreational, civic and cultural meetings. Please read the policy carefully to see if your group qualifies for the use of our space. If you have any questions, contact us either by email or by calling (845) 357-1237.

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Always Available eBooks

Want to download an eBook TODAY? Freading has thousands of eBooks to choose from and they are always available! You can download from Freading onto any eReader including the Kindle Fire (except the basic Kindle, sorry).

Technology at Suffern Library

eBooks, eAudio, Videos

We have THOUSANDS of books, including the most popular bestsellers! If a book is not available, you can place it on hold and you will be notified when it is available to download. These books can be downloaded onto all popular eBook Readers.

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Movies, Music, Audiobooks, eBooks & More

Instantly stream or temporarily download music, eBooks, comics, audiobooks, television episodes and movies! You can access hoopla via your computer, tablet or smartphone. Just download the free hoopla digital mobile app.

Download Magazines

Try RBdigital! Get popular magazines delivered directly to your phone, iPad, computer, tablet, etc. Once you download the magazines, they are YOURS TO KEEP!

Book Sales

Suffern Library holds six book sales each year. Upcoming sales are on:

  • February 9, 10am to 4pm; February 10, 10am-2pm
  • April 19 (Preview Sale); April 20, 10am-4pm; April 21, 10am-2pm
  • June 15, 10am-4pm; June 16, 10am-2pm
  • August 17, 10am to 4pm; August 18, 10am to 2pm
  • October 11 (Preview Sale); October 12, 10am-4pm; October 13, 10am-2pm
  • December 7, 10am to 4pm; December 8, 10am to 2pm

Need Help?

Our staff is here to help. Feel free to contact us via email or call us at 845-357-1237.