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Join us for our Summer Grilling demonstration with Theresa on Thursday, July 19 at 6:30pm. Register online.
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210 Lafayette Ave., Open M-Th 10-9, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun Closed


Library Summer Hours

Reminder: The Library will be closed on Sundays until Sept. 9.

Thursday, July 12


A Summer Card-Making Workshop

Let’s celebrate summer creating 3 unique summer-themed cards with matching envelopes. All materials supplied. There is a $10 materials fee due at the class. Register online.

Thursday, July 19


Summer Grilling: Desserts

Hot dogs and hamburgers are not the only thing that you can cook on the grill. Join us to learn how to make delicious desserts and pasta salad on your barbecue with little fuss and muss. Register online. There is a $3 food fee due at the class.

Wednesday, July 11, 18, 26


Recovering Henry Varnum Poor

Join us for a series of art history lectures regarding the late Henry Varnum Poor who was a local Rockland County resident. The Town of Ramapo currently owns Henry Varnum Poor’s “Crow House” in New City. The lectures will be presented by Dr. Chuck Stead of the Town of Ramapo and will cover Poor’s contribution to architecture, painting, ceramics and more!

Sponsored by the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Cuomo and NYS Legislature, and administered by ArtsWestchester.

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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.