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The library will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. Have a happy and safe holiday everyone!


Looking for summer reading?  The new adult nonfiction shelves are full of interesting, recent titles about a wide variety of subjects including:
  • Biographies of well known and other interesting people, both past and present
  • Current titles discussing trending social, political and medical topics of concern to all of us
  • New cookbooks with diverse selections of recipes
  • Books  about business trends and job skills
A world of interesting topics is just a check-out away and there's always something new to learn about. Broaden your subject horizons and check out one of our new adult non-fiction titles on your next visit.


The display near the Circulation desk for the month of May celebrates this lovely time of year when happy couples are planning to be engaged or married.

Featured titles include:
 


We are conducting a survey to examine your views about our Library services and priorities. The results will provide an excellent source of information to advance the Library's Strategic Planning process.
Click here to take the survey. Thank you for your participation!


We are excited to share our latest addition - iPads in the Children’s Room! They're loaded with a variety of educational and entertainment apps geared for children and selected by our librarians. They are intended for use by children and families together while they visit the library.


Databases aren't just for adults!
One of the best is Grolier Online by Scholastic. Click here or go to the "​Research Tools" link under Children in the navigation bar on the left side of this page. Get access to the Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Roget's II: The New Thesaurus & the American Heritage Dictionary. You will need your library card.


We are getting a brand new Circulation Desk!

Why you may ask? To better serve our Clarkstown community! Our current Circulation desk is over 20 years old.  At the time that it was mapped out and constructed it was state of the art.  However technology, laws and styles have changed. Our current desk is not wheelchair accessible, it was built prior to the internet and technology demands have really changed in the last 20 years. We also have more of a variety of items that we circulate, requiring more space for the items as well as for the patrons to sign loaning agreements.  (The skinny raised level is always a problem and signs and displays are constantly falling.) We look forward to sharing our new "look" with you in May.

 

Research Your Family Tree
 
Did you know that we offer three premier online tools to help you investigate your family history? Select one of the databases below to access or 
visit us for further assistance.
 
Ancestry.com New York Records
Digitized NY family history records available on line for free. Descriptions of the records as well as the holding organizations are provided through the links and logos on the Ancestry.com New York web page.

HeritageQuest Online
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.

Ancestry Library Edition
Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. AVAILABLE FOR IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.


Use your West Nyack Library card to download up to 5 free songs a week. You can use your card to stream unlimited music from the collection 24/7.   Don’t have a library card?  Apply online!
 
 
Choose from millions of songs and more than 10,000 music labels including Sony Music. Keep songs forever! Learn about Freegal Music and how to download free music here.

Top Albums:


Did you know that West Nyack Library has e-books for Children and Young Adults available through Overdrive? 
New titles are added monthly

Click here for information about how to use Overdrive.


Did your child read a book that they loved and they want to read the next one in the series?  Has your child's teacher given them a reading assignment and they can't decide what book to choose?
Are you confused about your child's reading levels? 
Do you need help finding books for boys? 
We have the answers for you! Click on the links below.
Bookfinders What's Your Level? Books For Boys


At our downstairs Book Sale we’re having Free Book Fridays!
Take as many books as you can carry- but BYOB   (bring your own bag)!



Looking for something fun and cultural to do?
 
The library has three new museum passes availableAll passes are now kept at the Circulation desk.

Hudson River Museum & Planetarium- Museum complex includes six art galleries, the Andrus Planetarium, and Glenview Mansion, an historic house museum of 1876.
Boscobel House & Gardens- Boscobel is an estate overlooking the Hudson River built in the early 19th century by States Dyckman.
Katonah Museum of Art- The Katonah Museum of Art is a non-collecting institution geared towards visual arts. The museum presents changing exhibitions that cross a spectrum of artistic disciplines, cultures, and historical periods.



Brought to you by the Children's Department

Tumblebooks offers a free ebook each day!
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