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Children’s Storytime, Crafts, and More!

Father’s Day Virtual Storytime: Friday & Saturday, June 18 & 19

The Moon Virtual Storytime: Tuesday & Wednesday, June 22 & 23

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

Tuesday, June 22


After the Revolutionary War

Joel Farkas will touch upon these topics: George Washington going home; The great depression on 1784, Shay’s Rebellion, the creation of our constitution and the constitutional convention of 1787, the first presidents, the whiskey rebellion, the Louisiana Purchase and more.

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Wednesday, June 23


Wine 101

Elisa McQuaid will introduce us to wine in a fun and comfortable online setting. Join her as she talks about what wine is and how it’s made. Learn about the major varietals and learn some wine tasting and buying etiquette. This session is intended for those new to wine but will also be fun for those who consider themselves “enthusiasts.”

Register online.

Monday, June 28


From the Hays Code to X-Rated Movies: A History of Hollywood Censorship

This presentation will look at 125 years of movie censorship and the many ways Hollywood has tried to deal with this continuing issue. Presented by Brian Rose via Zoom.

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Tuesday, June 29


Wonder Woman: A History

A comprehensive look at the past, present, and future of the popular DC superhero Wonder Woman. Take a journey through the storied history of one of the most popular superheroes in American pop culture. Presented by Jarett Miller via Zoom.

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Wednesday, July 7


“Painting” the American Revolution

Joel Farkas returns to us via Zoom to talk about the famous paintings of the American Revolution. Learn more about the artists and stories behind works such as Washington Crossing the Delaware, Gilbert Stuart’s iconic George Washington, Paul Revere’s engraving of The Boston Massacre, the John Trumbull paintings in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Building, the Charles Wilson Peale painting of George Washington that was attacked, and more!!

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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 Application

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. During COVID, occupancy limits apply. 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 Sale Donations:

On June 21 from 10am -12pm, the Book Sale Group will be accepting donations in the Library parking lot. There is a limit of 3 paper bags or 2 boxes per car. We are accepting gently used items only. Staff and volunteers reserve the right to refuse any items. Items refused must be taken away. The rain date is June 28.

Outdoor Book Sale

The Library had an outdoor sale on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. We want to thank everyone who came out to shop at this sale and support the Library. We will have other outdoor sales so check our Facebook Page or sign up to receive our email notices.

Outdoor book sales will be announced no more than one week in advance.

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.