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Next Friday!

Join us as The Hand to Mouth Players, a local theater group, presents this award-winning play before its regional ESTA Festival performance. Special guest YCP TheaterWorks will also showcase a scene from their upcoming run of Steel Magnolias.

Talkback session to follow!

Doors open at 7 p.m.
No registration required
Ages 13+
Free; donations welcome

Did you miss the Battle of the Books interest meeting? There’s still time to sign up! Friday, March 22 is the last day to commit to joining the Putnam Valley Library’s Battle of the Books team. Visit Miss Isabelle upstairs for more information on this exciting Jeopardy-style game that will have you testing your book knowledge against 25 other libraries’ teams.


Must be entering grades 6-9 in Fall 2019 school year to participate

Passport Day
Saturday, March 30 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
No appointment necessary
Passports for all ages

Our Passport Acceptance Agents will be on hand to process your applications. Please note that we do not take passport photos here and you will need to bring them with you.

We have forms available. See for what you need to bring and to print forms that you can fill out.

Questions? Email

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!

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.

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Take free DMV practice tests today!



The Putnam Valley Library is pleased to announce a partnership with to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials, and is useful for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test. Also available are motorcycle and CDL practice tests. También disponible en español.
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