"Read as much as you possibly can. Nothing will help you as much as reading..."
Watkins Glen Public Library
610 S Decatur Street
Watkins Glen NY 14891
Online Catalog: http://starcat.stls.org/
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Library Services and collections
Books, e-books, audiobooks, digital downloadable audiobooks Freegal music service
DVDs, NOOK eReaders
Public access desktops, laptops and Wi-Fi
Photocopier, fax machine, scanner
Programs for children and adults
Children's collection and teen collection
Business and Career Center
Federal and State Laws & Statues
Caldecott Medal Collection
The library will be closed Saturday, July 4th for Independence Day. Have a safe and happy holiday!
Library Week Ambassador!
Director: Harriet Eisman
Assistant Librarian: Linda Fowler
Children's Librarian: Carol LaFever
Library Aide: Peggy Albee
Volunteer Coordinator: Judi Richards
Volunteers: Wonderful! we would be lost without them. Contact us if you'd like to join them!
President: Carol Franzese
Vice President: Judy Phillips
Secretary: Ken Wilson
Trustee: Margaret (Maggie) Field
Trustee: Stacey Edwards
The Board meets monthly, usually on the 2nd Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. at the library.
The public is welcome.
Next meeting: Wednesday June 10th at 4:00 at the library.
Did you know?
You can pay your fines on STARCat with PayPal or credit card..
You can access STARCat with the free Bookmyne app..
You can receive email notices of books on hold or overdue items...
You can check out NOOK or Kindle eReaders loaded with great titles for 2 weeks at a time..
You can check out 5 DVDs for 7 days..
You can access our digital catalog 24/7 from any place that has Internet access in the USA..
Closed July 4th
The library will be closed Saturday July 4th for Independence Day.
Summer Reading and Teen Craft Workshops
Mark your calendars for Summer Reading, Wednesdays in July starting July 8th at 10:00 am! "Teens and Tweens at 2" craft programs are held every Tuesday at 2 pm starting July 7th. Details are available at the library.
Read-to-me Dogs July 7th!
Auggie and Ripley will be here at 1 pm on Tuesdays in July starting July 7th!
You can now check out a museum pass to either the Museum of the Earth or the Cayuga Nature Center! each is good for one family visit. Many thanks to the Paleontological Research Institution for providing the passes free of charge to the library.
Get help with eBooks
Having trouble downloading free library eBooks to your device? we're not expert with all devices, but let's take a look at yours any Friday afternoon from 2 to 4. No appointment needed.
Yes, the library is a free Wi-Fi hotspot! ask at the desk for the network password.
Join the Friends of Watkins Library!
It's a new year, and time to join the Friends, or renew for 2015! The Friends help with so many things, from the fundamentals to the icing on the cake.
Monday 11 to 5 and 7 to 9
Tuesday 11 to 5 and 7 to 9
Wednesday 11 to 5 and 7 to 9
Thursday 11 to 5 and 7 to 9
Friday 11 to 5 and 7 to 9
Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm
Login with your library card number and PIN. Items are "returned" automatically at the end of the loan period--never an overdue fine! Compatible with Kindle, Nook, Apple and Android devices. Having trouble downloading ebooks? we can usually help, and there is great "Help" on the Overdrive website as well.
Available NOW! Freegal Music Service gives you free music downloads using your library card--and they are yours to keep! You may download 5 songs per week and enjoy commercial-free streaming of music of your choice. 7 million songs, including many genres of music are available, from the latest pop hits to the classical orchestral pieces.