Library access updates!


Library Access:


Please remember masks are required for everyone, except children 24 months and younger.


Public Access means we’re open to the public without an appointment for adult browsing, computer use, or faxing/copying.

We are still limited to 6 people on the 1st floor at any one time. Please only enter through the side door.

Computer use, browsing, and fax/copy time will be limited. Staff will be happy to let you know your allotted time based on conditions that day.

MASKS are still required by all visitors for the duration of your visit, from when you park until you leave


By Appointment: Children’s/Teen Browsing


Register for your appointment HERE or call the library at (845) 528-3242 to make an appointment during the following hours:


Tuesdays: 12-4pm  

Wednesday: 3:30-6pm

Fridays: 12-4:30pm

Saturdays: 11-3:30pm


And Curbside Pickup Continues! 

Know exactly what you want? Use our Contactless Curbside Pickup!

Simply place your requests online. Visit or to search the catalog.

Staff will contact you when your items are ready for pickup.

Need help? Please email us at or call us at 845-528-3242.

Putnam Plays, Among Us!

Among Us is an online
multiplayer sci-fi murder
mystery game.

Among us is free to play and
can be downloaded in your
phones app store.

Ages: 6 – 15

Come join us

From 6:00 PM – 7:00 pm

December 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29th 2020

Register here

The Geminid Meteor Shower – An evening with Joe Rao on 12/3

On Sunday night, December 13th, we will be treated to a display of “shooting stars” numbering in the dozens per hour; the best meteor shower of the year. The peak of the shower almost coincides with the new moon, providing dark skies all night long. Excitement is building in advance of this very special sky show and Meteorologist, Joe Rao will tell us all about it during this Zoom presentation.

This program is being co-sponsored by Peekskill Field Library and Putnam Valley Library.

Register here!

Access the library at home!

Please remember the library has many digital services available to you for free, such as e-books and e-audiobooks; streaming movies and TV; and digital subscriptions to newspapers and magazines. Links to these services are provided below.

For up-to-date information on the status of Coronavirus in Putnam County, please visit this link.

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.

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.

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