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210 Lafayette Ave., Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-5pm

Upcoming Virtual Events & Curbside Pickup

COVID-19 Update (Updated Dec. 29, 2020)

Due to uptick in COVID-19 cases in Ramapo/Suffern, the Library will offer  CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY.

  • Curbside Pickup will be available Mon-Thurs 10am-6:45pm; Fri & Sat 10am – 4:45pm. The Library remains closed on Sundays. Call (845) 357-1237 to schedule your pick up.
  • Faxing, printing, copying and notary public services are available by appointment only.
  • All returns must be made to the automated drive-thru book drop. You may return materials Mon-Thurs 7am-7pm; Fri & Sat 7am-5pm.

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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, Crafts, and More!

Fairytales Virtual Storytime: Friday & Saturday, January 15 & 16

Green Eggs and Paint Storytime: Tuesday & Wednesday, January 19 & 20

Bear Virtual Storytime: Friday & Saturday, January 22 & 23

Fridays, January 22 – February 26


Gentle Yoga with Marla Caplan

Join yoga instructor Marla Caplan for a virtual yoga classfor all levels via Zoom. Yoga has been shown to have many health benefits and is a great exercise to increase and maintain mobility.

Register online. (you only have to register once for all sessions).

Tuesday, January 19


Understanding Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s, disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments as well as Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Register online.

Tuesday, January 19


Start the New Year with Meditation

The New Year is a time to create a clean slate.  Join Umesh Bhatia longtime meditator for this powerful virtual Zoom workshop. Umesh has been inspiring audiences on how to practice and learn this very simple technique which provides many benefits.   There will even be a little meditation sitting at the end. Bring joy, peace, positivity and relaxation into your daily life and begin the New Year with a fresh start.  

Register online.

Wednesday, January 20


Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution

Get ready to rock! Dive into the life and times of Bill Graham, the legendary music impresario behind the biggest names in rock & roll—including the Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, and the Rolling Stones. This interactive virtual presentation of The New York Historical Society’s exhibition tells the thrilling story of how a child refugee from Nazi Germany became one of the most influential concert promoters of all time.

Register online.

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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.