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The drive thru book drop continues to be out of service. Please return your items in the indoor vestibule. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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210 Lafayette Ave., Mon-Thurs 9:30am-8pm; Fri 9:30am-5pm; Sat 9:30am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm
CLOSED: April 9 for Easter

Upcoming Events & Email List

Library Hiring a Custodian

Check out the job description and online application here. Contact Library Director Darlene Alessi at dalessi@rcls.org if you have any questions.

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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. Join our email list here.

Thursday, March 30


Thursday Film Series

Join us for a film this Thursday afternoon. No registration necessary. View title here.

Thursday, March 30


Getting Started with an Online Job Search

Learn how to get started using employment websites such as Indeed and LinkedIn. Presented by Andrew Nico at the Library. Register online.

Monday, April 3


Early Broadway Divas

Sam and Candy Caponegro join us via Zoom for a series on the Broadway Diva. Get information and register online.

Monday, April 3


Investing 101 for Women

We will start from the beginning. What is a stock? A bond? Mutual Fund? ETF? How much do investments really cost? We will help you understand your investment personality and how to make investment decisions to help you pursue your goals.

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

Preview Sale for Suffern and Sloatsburg Library cardholders: Thursday, April 20, from 6:00-7:30pm. Must show library card to enter.

Regular Sale: April 21 & 22 from 9:30am-2pm

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.