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Join us and prize-winning local author Glenn Sapir for a book talk and signing of his new book, “A Sapir Sampler: Favorites by an Outdoor Writer”, a collection of articles from his career. Article topics range from photography to a variety of outdoor pursuits, such as hiking, hunting & fishing, camping, and more.

Copies of his book will be available for purchase and may be signed.

Registration requested, but drop-ins are welcome

Pick up your books this week for the long weekend! See you again on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Wednesday, February 6 @ 5 p.m.

Share the love! Join us to for a drop-in craft: Valentine’s Hearts. Create a 3-D origami heart or a cut-out heart using everyday craft materials!

This is a free program for ages 8 to adult, no registration required!

Recommendations for Black History Month

Click below to view a list of our recommendations to celebrate Black History Month, all available in our collection. Each title is linked to its MHLS Catalog listing so you can easily find and request the title you are interested in. Head over to our Instagram for highlighted content and more information about Black History Month all month long.

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Miss Carol is retiring after almost 26 years at the Putnam Valley Library. Her last scheduled days are this week: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Stop by to say goodbye!

Can’t make it? We’ll be happy to pass along your cards and notes, and we’d love to hear your stories and memories.

Thank you, Miss Carol!

Altoid Tin Cards with Lavinia Wiggins has been postponed due to weather, date TBD. Thank you all for your interest!

Join us tomorrow morning, Friday, Jan. 17 at 10:15 a.m. for Baby Time: playtime with simple songs, rhymes and stories for babies ages 0-24 months and their caregivers!

The Putnam Valley Library would like to recognize Sarah Steiner, Esq. and the Eshe Fund for their generous grant to the Library. This grant will help create a Makerspace and fund the Library’s increasing efforts to provide STEAM programs for students and patrons.

We are now a pick-up site for Field Goods!

Sign up for Field Goods to get a delightful variety of fresh and healthy, sustainably-grown produce and artisan products. Field Goods offers Fruit and Vegetable Bag subscriptions as well as a la carte local produce items, bread, cheese, eggs, pasta, salad, yogurt, and more from over 60 small farms and producers. Orders start at just $16.
New customers save $10! Sign up now at and email with the code REALFOOD10 for your $10 credit.

Election Results

Please join us in welcoming the three new members of the Putnam Valley Library Board of Trustees: Janet Dolot, Leslie Martin, and Anthony Williams!

Thank you to everyone who came out tonight to vote, listen to the candidates and ask questions.

We’re excited for the future!