BOOK A LIBRARIAN

Want help learning basic computer skills? Need assistance setting up an e-mail account? Not sure how to download an eBook or to stream music with your library card? We can help. The Book-a-Librarian program allows you to make a one-on-one appointment with a Piermont librarian. To schedule an appointment, submit a request form in person, by mail, or by e-mail to info@piermontlibrary.org

Request forms are available here (download the Book a Librarian Form ) and in the library. Call 845-359-4595 with questions.

Possible topics include:

  • Computer basics (using a mouse and keyboard, searching the internet)
  • Setting up an e-mail account
  • Getting started with social media
  • Downloading audiobooks or eBooks
  • Accessing our online learning services (Rosetta Stone, Universal Class)
  • How to use the library catalog on a computer or mobile device
  • How to use the library’s online databases
  • Accessing downloadable and streaming music (Freegal Music)

How it works:

  • This is a service for Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library cardholders.
  • A card number is required when requesting an appointment.
  • Sessions can be up to a half hour long.
  • Sessions are by appointment and are scheduled in advance.
  • You may schedule up to one session per week.

To Set up an appointment:

  • Complete the Book-a-Librarian form (found in the library or here) with as much information as possible. Submit it in person, by mail or by e-mail.
  • Please allow 1 – 2 days for a response, especially when submitting a request over the weekend.
  • We will contact you to schedule an appointment as soon as possible based on your availability and our staffing.

Limitations of this service:

  • We cannot offer advice or provide data entry services.
  • We cannot be involved with confidential medical, legal, business or personal transactions.
  • We are unable to set-up or install software for your personal devices or provide troubleshooting for either hardware or software issues. We can assist you with downloading apps for library services onto your own device.

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