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We love our libraries…

“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.” ― Andrew Carnegie

New Legal Resources Available!

Our library now has online access to legal databases for your legal research needs. Stop by the library or call for more information.

Aug
29
Tue
Read-to-me Dogs!
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Sep
4
Mon
CLOSED-LABOR DAY
Sep 4 all-day
Sep
8
Fri
CLOSED EVENING HOURS, 7p.m.-9p.m.
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The library will be closed during our normal evening hours, 7pm-9pm, due to the Watkins Glen Grand Prix Festival.

Sep
20
Wed
Preschool Storytime
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sep
27
Wed
Preschool Storytime
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Oct
4
Wed
Preschool Storytime
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Oct
11
Wed
Preschool Storytime
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Books Sandwiched In Series
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Friends of Watkins Library will begin its Books Sandwiched In Series with a living history presentation by author Cynthia Neale. The presentation is based on The Irish Dresser Series, including the recent release of The Irish Milliner. This event begins at Noon, and is free and open to the public. Refreshments provided!

Oct
18
Wed
Preschool Storytime
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Oct
25
Wed
Preschool Storytime
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Library Services and collections

Books, e-books, audiobooks, digital downloadable audiobooks Freegal music service
DVDs, NOOK eReaders
Public access desktops, laptops and Wi-Fi
Magazines, newspapers
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
Free Parking

Your library at work in 2016!

Book circulation: 28,103
eBooks: 2,048
DVD/VHS 10,817
Audiobooks/Music on CD and Cassette: 1,908
Digital audiobooks/Music 5,490
Music streaming 3,952
Public access computer sessions: 3,563
Website sessions: 7,360
Wi-fi sessions: 2,291
Programs for children & adults: 165
Attendance at programs: 3,686
Conference room reservations: 239
Total annual attendance at library: 44,356

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