Residents living in Piermont or Sparkill may obtain a library card from the Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library. Simply present photo I.D. with proof of address and fill out a brief application form.
If your photo I.D. does not have the correct address, please bring another reliable proof of address such as a utility bill.
Your library card provides access to the library’s collection of books, periodicals, DVDs, books on CD, music CDs and special collections as well as ebooks, digital audioboooks, streaming movies, online language learning, online continuing education, downloadable and streaming music, digital databases, and museum passes.
You may use your Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library card at all 47 libraries within the Ramapo Catskill Library System, or request materials from these libraries through interlibrary loan. Some materials may be restricted from circulation or interlibrary loan and all items are subject to the rules and regulations of the lending library.
Free WiFi and Public Computers are Available for Use
Desktop computers are available for use by the public in the Library. Library computers are connected to the library’s wireless internet service and to the printer for black & white and color printing.
You are invited to use the Piermont Public Library’s internet network using your own wireless-enabled laptop computer or mobile device. The free wireless access is provided in all public areas of the building. Please note that this network is unsecured.
Please see our policy on use of the Internet, Library Public Computers, and Wireless Access.
Photocopying, Printing, Faxing, Scanning to USB
A photocopy machine is available for self use at .15 cents per page for B&W and .50 cents for color.
A fax machine is available for self use at 1.00 dollar per page Outgoing or .50 cents per page incoming.
Printing from library computers is .15 cents per page for Black & White and .50 cents per page for Color
Scanning to USB is available. Ask a staff member for assistance. Bring your own USB flash drive. If you do not have one, flash drives are available for purchase at the front desk for $4 each.
Materials-By-Mail for the Homebound
Any person residing within the Piermont Library District who is unable to come to the library because of limited mobility, illness or handicap is eligible to have materials delivered by mail. Eligibility will be determined by the librarian after conducting a telephone interview with the interested patron.
Library materials will be delivered to a homebound patron’s residence via the US Postal Service at no charge to the patron. Postage will be paid by the Library Association of Rockland County (LARC). Contact the library at email@example.com for further information or to schedule an eligibility interview.
A charging station for electronic devices is available in the Hudson River Reading Room with cables for a variety of devices. (May not be compatible with all devices.)
Art Display Space
The Dale and Ed Nelson Gallery features monthly exhibits by local artists and library art students. If you are interested in displaying your work in the library’s display space, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Services for Seniors
Large Print Collection
The library has a collection of Large Print books available to borrow. When searching the catalog, look for the words [large print] above the book icon.
- AARP – American Association of Retired Persons
- National Council for Aging Care
- Benefits Check Up
- Eldercare Locator
- Family Caregiver Alliance
- Meals on Wheels
- Mesothelioma and Asbestos Awareness Center
- National Council on the Aging
- RCLS 55+ Resource Guide
- Rockland County Senior Living Guide