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Tonight @ 5:30PM – Enter the Magical World of Summer Reading!


Middle school students and their families are invited to join Ms. Mangiere, Putnam Valley Middle School Assistant Principal, for a magical series of events celebrating the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone! Come to one or all events and enter the magical world of summer reading!

There will be games, trivia, and prizes!

For incoming and current middle school students
No registration required

Future dates will be Tuesday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 14.

Wednesdays at 4:30!


Join us for our weekly Afternoon Storytime in the Community room for children ages 3 and up (with caregiver). 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?

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!


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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:

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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


Please fill out our quick 3-question survey about the Museum Pass Program!

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Passport and Notary Services

The Putnam Valley library is offering Passport Acceptance and Notary Public Services by appointment.

For Passport Acceptance Service appointment scheduling please email  Do not include any personal information in your email.  This is only for scheduling purposes.

For Notary Public Service appointment scheduling please email Do not include any personal information in your email.  This is only for scheduling purposes.