Your Online Library Account »

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Use your Online Account to reserve and renew library materials online from any computer that is connected to the Internet.

How to Login to your online account:

  • go to Library Catalog
  • click "Log In" at the top right of the screen
  • enter your library card number
  • in the PIN box, enter your PIN (usually the last 4 digits of your phone number)

Having problems logging in? Please contact us.

Library Cards  »

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Residents living in Piermont or Sparkill may obtain a library card from the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library. Simply show photo I.D. with proof of address and fill out a brief application form. If your photo I.D. does not have the correct address, please bring another reliable proof of address such as a utility bill. Replacement of a lost library card costs $1.

Your library card provides access to the library's collection of books, periodicals, DVDs, books on CD, music CDs and special collections as well as ebooks, digital audioboooks, online language learning, online continuing education, free downloadable music, digital databases, museum passes and eReaders.

You may use your Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library card at all 47 libraries within the Ramapo Catskill Library System, or request materials from these libraries through interlibrary loan. Some materials may be restricted from circulation or interlibrary loan and all items are subject to the rules and regulations of the lending library.

Mailing List Subscriptions »

We send email updates about our programs through the following mailing lists. Please join them to receive these notifications.

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PreOverdue Notices via Email »

Sign-up to receive your overdue notices and reserve book pick-up via E-mail.

You will receive E-mail notices alerting you to upcoming due dates. You will also be notified via e-mail when your reserved material is ready for you to pick-up.

Materials-by-Mail for the homebound »

Any person residing within the Piermont Library District who is unable to come to the library because of limited mobility, illness or handicap is eligible to have materials delivered by mail. Eligibility will be determined by the librarian after conducting a telephone interview with the interested patron.

Library materials will be delivered to a homebound patron’s residence via the US Postal Service at no charge to the patron. Postage will be paid by the Library Association of Rockland County (LARC). Contact Jessica at info@piermontlibrary.org for further information or to schedule an eligibility interview.

Reference Service  »

Talk to Your Librarians!

  • ask us a question
  • let us help you find a book, music, or a movie
  • ask us to order a book you can't find in the catalog

Contact us by e-mail at info@piermontlibrary.org, phone at 845-359-4595, or stop in the library.

Rocket Languages »

Online language learning with your library card.

Rocket Languages is an award-winning interactive online language learning system. The multi-faceted, comprehensive system allows you to learn conversational language at your own pace. You will need to have speakers or headphones and a microphone to utilize some of the tools offered by Rocket Languages.

Languages: Spanish (Latin American), Arabic, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, American Sign Language, English for Spanish Speakers, English for Japanese Speakers, Brazilian Portuguese

Our subscription to Rocket Languages is funded by a grant from M & T Bank.

Rocket Languages.com

Universal Class Library Edition »

Universal Class is an online learning service offering Piermont Public Library patrons access to a growing catalog of over 540 courses. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units available for selected courses, students enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals.

Universal Class offers courses in Exercise and Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Music, Home and Garden Care, Cooking, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law and Legal, Parenting and Family, Pet and Animal Care… plus hundreds more.

To get started, simply follow the Universal Class link and enter your Piermont Public Library card number.

http://piermontny.universalclass.com/register.htm

Free Digital Downloads  »

Ramapo Catskill Library System’s Digital Download Center

Free downloads of e-books, audiobooks, music, movies, CDs, DVDs...

Need help with your digital downloads? Go to the Digital Download Center and look for the MyHelp! tool.

Freegal Music - Free Music Downloads »

Check out our new subscription to Freegal Music!

Download up to 3 songs per week per library card. Simply follow the "Freegal" link to download music from the SONY catalog using your library card number and PIN.

Login to Freegal to start your download.

*Piermont Public Library's Freegal subscription is paid for by the Friends of the Piermont library.

NOOK E-Readers Available to Borrow »

NOW AVAILABLE TO BORROW WITH YOUR PIERMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD: NOOK SIMPLE TOUCH E-READERS WITH GLOWLIGHT

Popular titles are already loaded onto the library's NOOKS.

Library NOOKS circulate for a loan period of 2 weeks.

Who can borrow a library NOOK?

Piermont Public Library cardholders in good standing, age 18 years and older

How does one borrow a library NOOK?

  • Simply present your valid, adult Piermont library card at the front desk
  • Carefully read and sign the Agreement form
  • Check out the NOOK as you would a book

See below for a complete list of NOOK loan rules.

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Computers Available for Use in the Library »

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Several laptop and desktop computers are available for use by the public in the Library. The laptops are network ready for accessing the wireless Internet service available at the Library.

See the Library Internet, Computer, and Wireless Access Policy.

Free Wi-Fi Wireless Internet Access  »

Wireless Access

You are invited to use the Piermont Library's fast Internet network using your own wireless-enabled laptop computer. You are also welcome to borrow one of the library's laptop computers for use in the library. The free wireless access is provided in all public areas of the building.

See the Library Internet, Computer, and Wireless Access Policy.

Photocopying, Printing, Faxing »

A photocopy machine is available for self use at 10 cents per page.

Printing is 10 cents per page.

Faxing is 50 cents for up to 3 pages, and 10 cents for each additional page.

Museum Passes »

The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library is pleased to offer FAMILY MUSEUM PASSES to the following:

* * *This museum no longer offers library membership; however, we do have a limited number of single-use vouchers available.

Adult (18 yrs. or older) library patrons may request up to 4 vouchers per household when they show a valid Piermont or Palisades library card. Vouchers are good for free general admission for one person for one museum visit.

View/print the Museum passes brochure (PDF).

How to Borrow a Family Museum Pass:

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Outdoor Return Bins for Books, DVDs and CDs »

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For your convenience, there are 2 separate outdoor return bins, located in front of the library:

  • for DVDs, CDs and other media
  • for books and other printed material

The library book drop, a generous donation from the Friends of the Library, is embellished with the national library symbol (pictured at left). (Of course always bear in mind that some libraries require that you return their items directly to them).

Just for Kids & Teens »

Kids & Teens

Finding Information Tools for Students:

Events & Programs for Kids

Special Events  »

Fancy Nancy Tea Party 2011

Fancy Nancy Tea Party for children 4-8, Dec. 29, 2011.

Special events at the Library have included concerts, staged readings, monthly film screenings, book discussions with authors, exhibit opening receptions, annual gift of art shows, nature and history presentations, art and music classes for children, holiday crafts for children, and much more. The events have been very well received by the community. Our concerts and film screenings have attracted large audiences of over 100 people attending.

We hope you will join us for some of the upcoming Special Events » and come see the revolving Art Exhibits » that are always on display at the Library.

Highlights of the Library's Past Special Events:

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Ongoing Events & Programs »

Calendar

Below is a description of ongoing events held at the library.

For specific dates and times, please see the Events listing.

  • Book Discussion Group - usually meets 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7 PM.
  • First Friday Film Series - 1st Friday of every month at 7:30 PM.
  • Ongoing programs for children and teens include story time for toddlers, reading, and music classes.

View all upcoming onging events »

To receive announcements of upcoming events join our mailing list»

Web Site Services: Browse, Request, & Review New Books »

Our web site now offers you the ability to:

View the announcement describing the above features »

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