Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
25 Flywheel Park West
Piermont, New York 10968-1040
Web site: piermontlibrary.org
serving piermont residents since 1896
|Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu||10 a.m. - 8 p.m.|
|Fri||noon - 5 p.m.|
|Sat||10 a.m. - 4 p.m.|
For library CLOSINGS due to inclement weather visit www.cancellations.com »
|Nov 12, 2018||Veteran's Day Observed|
|Nov 22, 2018||Thanksgiving Day|
|Nov 23, 2018||Day after Thanksgiving|
Please deposit all book donations in the green Better World Books donation bin located in the parking lot behind the library.
We are pleased to partner with Better World Books who collects, sorts and either sells or recycles the donated books.
15% of the proceeds from the sale of your donations come back to the library. Thank you!
Volunteer at the Thrift Shop on our behalf. When you volunteer your time at the Thrift Shop in the library's name, the Thrift Shop donates a portion of the proceeds from their sales to us. Contact Deborah Blau at the Thrift Shop: (845) 359-5753
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about other volunteer opportunities at the library.
The new library building is fully handicapped accessible: there are several parking spaces designated for handicap parking and a ramp provides wheelchair access to the building. All public spaces of the library, including restrooms, are accessible to wheelchairs as well.
New York City firefighter and Sparkill resident Dennis P. McHugh (Engine 22 Ladder 13) was among the approximately 2,800 brave rescue workers and civilians who perished as a result of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center. The Dennis P. McHugh Foundation was established by the friends and family of Dennis to honor him and to ensure that his legacy lives on in as dignified a fashion as he lived his life.
The Foundation focused its efforts by making a $500,000 contribution toward the construction of a new home for this library, which opened as the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library in March 2007.
In the second half of the 19th century, a movement for public libraries began in the U.S. There is some evidence that starting in the 1870’s there were groups interested in creating a library in Piermont. But it wasn’t until 1896 that today’s library became an official entity. Read more »
The Piermont Library has defined its mission as follows:
To assemble, preserve and administer books and related educational and recreational material in order to promote the communications of ideas, an enlightened citizenship and enriched personal lives.
To serve the community as a center of reliable information.
To provide a place where inquiring minds may encounter the original, sometimes unorthodox or critical thought so necessary to a society that depends for its survival on the free competition of ideas.
To seek continually to identify community needs and to provide programs of service to meet such needs.
Monthly meetings: the Library Board usually meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. Please call the library for specific dates.
Donate to the Library by purchasing a commemorative brick to be placed on the Path of Friends walkway at the front of the Library. The cost of each brick is a $250 tax-deductible donation to the Library. You can designate 2 lines of text (up to 14 characters per line, 28 altogether) to be engraved on the brick.
Download and print the Brick Donation form.
Commemorative bricks are placed on the Path of Friends walkway in front of the Library.
25 Flywheel Park West, Piermont, NY 10968-1040
On the web: piermontlibrary.org
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