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We will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, June 21 for parking lot paving! Thank you for your understanding!

Starting Tomorrow, 6/20 at 4:30!


Join us for our weekly Afternoon Storytime in the Community room for children ages 3 and up (with caregiver), starting June 20! When the weather allows, we might also go outside for storytime. No registration required. Come dressed to get messy!

Missed the PVMS Summer Reading Launch Party last night?

No worries, we’ve got you covered!


Ms. Mangiere, Putnam Valley Middle School Assistant Principal, was here to talk about the middle school summer reading program. We went on a tour of the library, had library card sign-ups and talked about the digital services that we offer at the Putnam Valley Library. Click here for the presentation about the digital services.


If you have any questions, please call or visit the library, and while you’re here, find out which fantastic beast is your summer reading book on our bulletin board!

PV Library Trustee Scholarship Program: Apply within!

We are pleased to present the 2018 Putnam Valley Library Trustee Scholarship Program to “recognize and assist individuals who have decided to continue their studies in an academic institution, trade school, or the armed forces”. Two high school seniors from the Class of 2018 will be awarded a scholarship of $100.

To be eligible, you:

  1. Must be a Putnam Valley resident;
  2. Must possess a Putnam Valley Library card (1 year minimum);
  3. Must have participated in some activity that has contributed to the improvement of the life in Putnam Valley or brought honor to an individuals, his/her school, family or community;
  4. Must be graduating from an accredited high school;
  5. Must have two (2) recommendations: one from a teacher, and one from a Putnam Valley resident.

Click here to download the informational letter and the application.


Applications are due by Saturday, June 30, 2018 and can be submitted by email to, or mailed to/dropped off at:

Board of Trustees

Putnam Valley Library

30 Oscawana Lake Road

Putnam Valley, NY 10579


Thank you and congratulations to the class of 2018!


Thursday, June 14 | 5:00-6:00PM

Join us at the library for the Putnam Valley Middle School Summer Reading Launch Party, open to PVMS students and their families!

We will be doing a digital tour of the services we offer at the library (hoopla, mango, etc.) as well as a physical tour of the library.

There will be library card sign-up and summer reading selections. We will also be introducing this summer’s Mangiere Reads program.

Hope to see you there!


If you have any questions, email our Programs Coordinator, Allison Hague, at, or call or visit the library.

(845) 528-3242

30 Oscawana Lake Road

Putnam Valley, NY 10579

The Power of Essential Oils with Angela Caputo

Wednesday, June 27 | 6:00PM

Join the wellness movement through an exploration of essential oils! Learn about the century old practices and modern scientific research behind essential oils and their unique powers for physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness.

Learn how to substitute the chemical based products stocking your cabinets and pantries with organic and chemical free alternatives made with essential oils. Join the whole and well movement of essential oils that’s happening planet-wide. It’s a revOILultion for all!

Adults only please. Registration is required – please call or visit the library to register.
(845) 528-3242

Paint the Town Community Art Show!

We cordially invite YOU to create an art piece inspired by Putnam Valley for inclusion in a town-wide art show. We will be collecting work at the library leading up to the art show opening in June!

Free materials are available at the front desk.

You may also come and create something at the Nature Painting event on May 19 at 11AM with Regina Gelfer for inclusion in the art show.

All ages welcome!

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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.
To get started, click here or on the image above.

The Friends of the Putnam Valley Library Present:

Click this image for Museum Pass FAQ!

The Putnam Valley Library is now offering museum passes to a wide selection of museums, including HVCCA in Peekskill, NY and museums that are a part of the North American Reciprocal Museum Association ( We also have discount passes for the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, CT!


For FAQ, click on the image above.

List of museums:

New York State museums

New Jersey, Connecticut, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania museums

Some restrictions may apply so visit for more information about individual museums (hours, rates, etc.).


For more information regarding the museum passes themselves, call or visit the library.

Phone: (845) 528-3242

30 Oscawana Lake Road

Putnam Valley, NY 10579


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