210 Lafayette Ave., Closed
Various Hours Apply
Most Services are Now Available while the Building Remains Closed
- Return your materials Mon & Thurs 7am-7pm; Tues/Wed/Fri 7am-5pm; Sat 10am-5pm
- Place holds on items using the Library’s Catalog. You will receive an email or phone call letting you know when your materials are ready for pick up.
- Curbside Pickup: when the items you have reserved are ready to be picked up, you can call us at (845) 357-1237 to schedule the pick up. By appointment only.
- Reference Questions/General Questions: Mon-Fri from 10am-5pm.
- Copy, fax, and wireless printing are now available. You must call (845) 357-1237 before coming.
- Notary services are available by appointment only. Call (845) 357-1237.
- Some Museum Passes are available. Call (845) 357-1237 to reserve a pass.
- Adult, Teen, and Children’s Programs are available virtually. Check the Calendar of Events below for registration information.
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Summer Reading for Teens and Children
Teen Summer Reading Club
Teen Story-Writing Workshop #6: Monday, August 3 at 7pm
Teen Herbology and Potions Class: Wednesday, August 5 at 7pm
Children’s Storytime & Programs
Llama Llama Storytime: Friday & Saturday, July 31 & August 1
Make Your Own Rocking Bird Craft: 2nd – 6th graders are invited to register for this August 5 craft with Miss Kim.
Tuesday, August 4
This virtual Zoom program will introduce the characteristics and landscape uses of various genera of ornamental grasses grown in Rockland County. Presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension.
Thursday, August 6
How to Survive Ticks and Snakes
Dr. Chuck Stead will be presenting some Tick stories and snakes, primarily the Eastern Timber Rattle Snake which is popular in this area.
Monday, August 10
Colliding Black Holes
Dr. Charles Holmes will discuss what is a black hole; how do we know they exist; where are they; how are new observatories finding them; what are NASA’s plan for building a gravitational wave observatory in space…and more.
Explore Suffern Library's many databases! Learn a new language, take free classes, read world newspapers, research genealogy...and so much more!
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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. Upcoming 2020 sales are on:
- October 16 & 17 (Preview on October 15)
- December 4 & 5
*Preview Sales are for Suffern and Sloatsburg library cardholders only.