Putnam County New York Public Libraries

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Putnam County New York Public Libraries[edit | edit source]

There are some eight public libraries in Greene County New York. They belong to the Mid-Hudson Library System that serves the communities of Columbia, Duchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster Counties. They share a catalog that includes a sizeable collection of Genealogical materials. It can be accessed through the link above. Libraries in Putnam County are listed below with their contact information:

  • Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library - Garrison
    472 Route 403
    Garrison, NY 10524
    Telephone: 845-424-3020
    Hours: Mon 10:00am-5:00pm, Tue 2:00pm-9:00pm, Wed 10:00am-5:00pm, Thu 2:00pm-9:00pm, Fri 10:00am-5:00pm, Sat 10:00am-4:00pm, Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm  ( Note: The Library also has summer hours that end at Labor Day)
    There are some local newspapers digitized and online at the website.
  • Brewster Public Library
    79 Main Street
    Brewster, New York 10509
    Email: brewsterlibrary@yahoo.com
    Library Hours: Monday 10-7, Tuesday 10-4, Wednesday 10-7, Thursday 10-4, Friday 9-4, Saturday 10-1, Sunday Closed
    The Brewster Public Library’s Local History Collection, located in the May Ratchford Room on the lower level of the library and contains over 270 titles including books, pamphlets, maps, newspapers, and brochures of local interest.  Additional information on local history and genealogy is available at:the Putnam County Historians Office and the Southeast Museum.
  • Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library - Cold Spring
     10 Morris Avenue
    Cold Spring, New York 10516
    Phone: 845.265.3040
    Fax: 845.265.4852
    Email: jblprograms@gmail.com - Information about programs, services, etc. 
    Library Hours: Monday, Wednesday 10 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday 10 AM-5 PM; Sunday 12 PM-3 PM
    The Julia Butterfield Memorial Library is on Facebook.
  • Carmel - Reed Memorial Library - See the Reed Memorial Library below
  • Cold Spring - Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library - see the Julia Butterfield Library listed above
  • Garrison - Alice Curtis Desmond and Hamilton Fish Library - See the Alice Curtis. . .Library listed above.
  • Kent Public Library
    17 Sybil's Crossing
    Kent Lakes, NY 10512
    Fax: 845.225.8549
    Library Hours: Monday to Wednesday 10 - 8,  Thursday to Friday 10 - 5, 8 Saturday 10 - 3
  • Mahopac Public Library
    668 Route Six
    Mahopac, NY 10541
    Phone: 845/628.2009
    Fax: 845/628.0672
    Library Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:30a to 9:00p, Friday & Saturday : 9:30a to 5:00p, Sunday: 1:00 to 5:00p
    The Library has several local history links. One is a digital archive which currently has issues of the Putnam Currier from 1840-1939 online
  • Patterson Library The Library serves residents of Patterson and Dutchess Counties
    1167 Rt 311
    P.O. Box 418
    Patterson, NY 12563
    Phone: (845) 878-6121
    Library Hours: Monday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Tuesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Wednesday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Thursday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM, Sunday: Closed; see their website for other scheduled closings.
    The Patterson Library is on Facebook.
  • Putnam Valley Free Library
    30 Oscawana Lake Road
    Putnam Valley, New York 10579
    Telephone: (845) 528-3242
    Fax: (845) 528-3297
    Library Hours: Sundays: 1PM - 5PM, Mondays: 10AM - 6PM, Tues & Wed: 10AM - 8PM, Thurs & Fri: 10AM - 5PM, Saturdays: 10AM - 4PM
  • Reed Memorial Library - Carmel
    1733 Route 6
    Carmel, NY 10512
    Telephone: 845-225-2439
    Fax: 845-225-1436
    Email: jbuck@carmellibrary.org
    Library Hours: Monday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Tuesday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Wednesday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Thursday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Saturday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM, Sunday: Closed