What's Going On @ SFL
We are open! Spend an hour at the Library this week. We have seating available, as well as computers.
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210 Lafayette Ave., Mon-Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-5pm

Upcoming Virtual Events & Email List


Monday-Thursday 10am-7pm

Friday-Saturday 10am-5pm

Closed on Sundays

The Library is Open

  • The Library is open with occupancy limitations, and we welcome you to stay for up to 60 minutes.
  • Computers are available for public use for 60 minutes once a day.
  • There is limited seating available throughout the Library.
  • All returns must be made to the automated drive-thru book drop.
  • Curbside pickup is available if you prefer. Call us at (845) 357-1237 to schedule your appointment.

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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, Crafts, and More!

Construction Vehicles Virtual Storytime: Tuesday & Wednesday, May 11 & 12

Virtual Craft for All Ages – Frog Door Hanger Sign: Wednesday, May 12

In-Person Outdoor Storytime: Wednesday, May 12 at 10:15am & 11:15am

***Keep an eye on our Facebook Page for a Pop-Up outdoor storytime on the warmer days.

Tuesday, May 19



The schedule for the Zumba classes has changed. The classes will begin on May 19 at 6pm. If you are registered, there is no need to re-register.

If you are not registered, register here online.

Tuesday, May 12


Movie Trivia Night

JRock Trivia is back for another three rounds of movie trivia. This time we will be featuring an Oscars round. Winners will receive prizes.

Register online.

Thursday, May 13


Reset Your Day with Lunchtime Meditation

Take a break from your hectic day with some lunchtime meditation. Join Dr. Frank Pawlowski for this virtual presentation.

Register online.

Your Taxes and Tax Forms

The Library will not be hosting AARP Tax Aide this year. If you previously had your taxes prepared at the Library, you may go to www.aarpfoundation.org/taxaide to request an online appointment. You may also call (888) 227-7669.

Some tax forms are available for pickup at the Library. You may also download your forms using the links to your left.

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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

You can now download magazines directly from Overdrive. These are yours to borrow for up to two weeks. Check out the many options available to you today. Call our librarians if you need help.


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.