What's Going On @ SFL
The Library will be CLOSED for Labor Day on September 2.
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210 Lafayette Ave., Open M-Th 10-9, Fri-Sat 10-5, Sun Closed


Sunday, September 8


The War of the Worlds

Raconteur Radio presents a staged radio play of “The War of the Worlds,” loosely adapted from the H.G. Wells classic. The 55-minute production features theatrical lighting, period costumes, Golden Age radio equipment, sound effects and vintage commercials.

Register here.

Tuesdays & Thursdays on Selected Dates


Film Series

August 29: Second Act // Sept. 5: A Dog’s Journey // Sept. 12: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks // Sept. 19: The Upside // Sept. 26: The Public

Visit the calendar of events.

Documentary Films
Sept. 10: Amazing Grace  // Sept. 17: The Biggest Little Farm // Sept. 24: Apollo 11 // Oct. 1: Hal

Visit the calendar of events for details and descriptions.

Thursdays in September


Living Well with Diabetes

This six-session series will help you understand type 2 diabetes and learn how to prevent complications; keep track of your blood sugar; eat healthy; be more physically active; learn relaxation techniques to cope with stress; and take charge of your health.

Offered by the Rockland County Department of Health.

Register online here.

Tuesday, August 27


Not Quite Yet! Maturely Motivated Players

Maturely Motivated Players present “NOT QUITE YET! A Humorous look at Aging and Other Eccentricities.” Selections from the writings of Nora Ephron and Judith Viorst.

Maturely Motivated Players is a group of actors that have been involved with Elmwood Playhouse in the Nyack for many years.

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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 2019 sales are on:

  • June 14, 10am-3pm; June 15, 10am-2pm
  • August 8, 4:00-8:00pm; August 9, 10am-3pm
  • October 24 (Preview Sale), 6:30-8:00pm; October 25, 10am-3pm, October 26, 10am-2pm
  • December 13, 10am-3pm; December 14, 10am-2pm

Need Help?

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