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Virtual Events

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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.

Online Weekly

All Day

Storytime with Miss Jennifer and Online Resources for Kids

Storytime: Visit the Library’s FaceBook page for a weekly storytime session with Miss Jennifer. Storytimes continue online.

Children’s Resources: Visit the Kid’s Corner Page for a listing of home-learning resources, Children’s eBooks, Science Projects, STEM, online storytimes and more!

Reference Questions: Our librarians continue answering reference questions. Fill out the Contact Us form on our website and Miss Jennifer will get back to you.

eBooks for Kids: Download them for free today!

Monday, May 25


Zumba from Home with Nicole

Join Nicole of Rockland Dance and Fitness Studio for an at-home Zumba class. It is more important than ever to schedule time for exercise to stay healthy. Join us on Zoom. Register on the Library’s Calendar of Events and get the link and password.

Friday, May 8 to Monday, May 25

All Day

Gentle and Chair Yoga with Marla Caplan

Marla Caplan is back with two new yoga videos. These will be emailed to you when you register for the class. You can then watch and enjoy these videos at your leisure throughout the week. Register here for the links.

Tuesday, May 26


5 Simple Ways to Avoid the Quarantine 15…Pounds

Whether you are trying to avoid weight gain or lose a few pounds, learn some easy ways to keep your health in check. Join Allison Jackson for this virtual presentation where she will share some health tips. Register online.

Thursday, May 28


The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, after more than twenty years of planning, fund raising, and construction. Kevin Woyce will explain how she was built and what she symbolizes, and introduce some of the people involved in her creation, including sculptor Frederic Bartholdi, engineer Gustave Eiffel, architect Richard Morris Hunt, and newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer. The program ends with brief histories of Ellis Island and Liberty State Park. 
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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 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:

  • August 14 & 15
  • October 16 & 17 (Preview on October 15)
  • December 4 & 5

*Preview Sales are for Suffern and Sloatsburg library cardholders only.

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.