What's Going On @ SFL
The Library has resumed Sunday hours which are 12pm-5pm.
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210 Lafayette Ave., Mon-Thurs 9:30am-8pm; Fri 9:30am-5pm; Sat 9:30am-5pm; Sun 12pm-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.

Fridays, Sept. 30


Open Play

Bring your group of friends to the Library on Fridays to play. If you would like a gaming table, please register your group online. The Library will provide chess and Scrabble.

Sunday, Oct. 2


CANCELED: Honoring Indigenous Futures with Storytelling and Film

Honoring Indigenous Futures with Storytelling has been canceled for Sunday, October 2.

Monday, Oct. 3


Author Event: Confessions of a Hayseed DA

In 2019, Kathy discovered a manuscript entitled The Hayseed DA, written by her father, Robert R. Meehan, detailing memorable and compelling events that occurred during his service as District Attorney of Rockland County from 1966 through 1974. Upon discovering the manuscript, which was written in the late 1970’s, Kathy took on the project of editing and researching the book as a final gift to her father who died in 2004. Register online.

Thursday, Oct. 6


Flu Clinic

Vaccines will be provided by Michele Sturtz, RPh, RXM of Walgreens. She will offer flu shots including Fluzone HD, which is a high dose for seniors, and Fluvirin PF, which is for anyone 18 years of age and older.  Bring your ID and insurance card. 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 Application

Please be aware of the Library’s new permanent hours which are Mon-Thurs 9:30am-8pm, Fri & Sat from 9:30am-5:00pm; Sun Closed. 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 Sale Donations:

We are now accepting donations of items in “gently used” condition for the book sale. Please follow the “Delivery” signs in the parking lot and drive around to the back of the building where you will find the donation bins. There is a limit of 2 small boxes or bags per drop off. Please do not overflow the bins.

Lobby Book Sale

Our Lobby Book Sale is back. We have carts in the lower level. Pay at the Checkout Desk.

Next Book Sale

Save the dates! The next big book sale is scheduled for Friday & Saturday, October 21 & 22.

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.