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The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, Sept. 28 for Yom Kippur.
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Join our Email List for Up-to-Date Information, Resources, Events and More!

The Library sends out a weekly email, usually on Fridays, with our upcoming events, digital resources, news and more. If you would like to join our email list, please fill out the Newsletter Signup form here.

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Children’s Storytime – Join our Storytime Email List

Mice Who Paint, Count, and Create Storytime: Friday & Saturday, Sept. 25 & 26

Miss Barbara and the Mommies Storytime: Tuesday & Wednesday, Sept. 29 & 30

Storytime on the Lawn: Sept. 29 at 11am; Oct. 2 at 11am

Kite Craft for 1st grade and up: Oct. 7

Tuesday, Sept. 29


Zumba is Back!

Nicole is back for another high-energy Zumba class! Register online for this virtual Zumba class. Everyone can participate and no one has to see you sweat.

Register online.

Mondays, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26


Lunchtime Virtual Chair Yoga with Helene

Join Helene Byron for this virtual chair yoga class. There will be 4 sessions on Mondays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 at noon. The sessions will all take place via Zoom.  This class is perfect for those with limited mobility who prefer to work on a chair. In the comfort of your own home, you can work at your own pace.

Wednesday, October 7


Meet the Presidents: A Look at the American Presidency

The New York Historical Society presents this virtual Zoom lecture. Register online.

Discover the evolution of the presidency and executive branch and how presidents have interpreted and fulfilled their leadership role with exhibition highlights from Meet the Presidents. Highlights include the actual Bible used during George Washington’s inauguration in 1789 and a student scrapbook from 1962 chronicling John F. Kennedy’s leadership during the Cuban Missile Crisis. 

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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 Room use is temporarily suspended until further notice.

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

Book Sales and Book Sale Donations are temporarily suspended. Please do not leave books outside the library. All donations left outside will be discarded.

Suffern Library holds six book sales each year. Unfortunately due to COVID-19, all 2020 book sales have been suspended. Check back next year for a list of 2021 book sale dates.

Need Help?

Our staff is here to help. Feel free to contact us via email. We continue to answer reference questions via email at askus@suffernfreelibrary.org.