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Aspen Discovery

CATALOG

ASPEN DISCOVERY

We would like to invite you to explore our new Public Catalog System – click here for ASPEN DISCOVERY Catalog guide.
For assistance with moving any saved lists to the new catalog, please ask a librarian at the 2nd fl. reference desk or call x244.
For assistance with accessing your account, please go to the 1st fl. circulation desk or call x250.

WINDOW PICKUP

APPOINTMENTS

To better serve you, you can book your appointment online and you can call us to schedule an appointment to pick up your reserved material.

  1. Your holds must be ready for pick up.
  2. You will either be notified by email or phone when your hold is ready or you may check your account online.
  3. Booking online is for next-day pickup or 4 days after item first becomes available.

Contact Circulation Department at (845)352-5700, ext 250, if you need to change your appointment time.  If you want an appointment for the current day (same day pickup) please call.

RETURNING

MATERIALS

You may return materials to the Circulation Window next to the main entrance;  or in an open book drop.

All items (except Museum Passes, Mobile Hotspots, Chromebooks & Launchpads)  can be returned to any of the drop box locations any day of the week 24/7. An item should be returned by 12 midnight on the day it is due in order to be considered on time.

Mobile Hotspots and Chromebooks are to be returned at the third floor IT desk.  Museum Passes are to be returned to the second floor Adult Services desk. Launchpads are to be returned to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. All other materials can be returned to the Circulation Desk, Window, or a book drop.

BOOK DROPS are located at:

  • Right of the main entrance
  • Chestnut Street by the parking lot of the entrance
  • South Madison at the back of the library

Remotely located  at:

  • Wesley Hills Town Hall 
  • Eugene Levy Memorial Park
  • Hillcrest Shopping Plaza

All book drops are open daily, 24/7 (see exception dates below)

DO NOT LEAVE ANY LIBRARY MATERIALS OUTSIDE THE DROP BOXES.

If the box is full, please hold on to your item and return another day or bring the item to another location to return. Any material that is stolen or damaged by the elements because they were left outside a drop box will be charged to the borrowing patron.

**Museum Passes, Mobile Hotspots, Chromebooks & Launchpads cannot be returned in a book drop. If these items are returned there, a $25 fee will be fined.

DIGITAL LIBRARY

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RCLS Gateway
Introducing the RCLS Go App

Access your RCLS library account from your Android, or Apple devices. New RCLS app is available for free at the Apple and Google Play Stores.

Creativebug
CREATIVEBUG

1,000's of free online videos, arts & crafts workshops and techniques. All classes are taught by experts and free classes are added daily. Learn how to paint, knit, sew, bake, & more. All you need is your Finkelstein library card to get started.

Comics Plus
COMICS PLUS

Unlimited Access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from more than 100 publishers. All available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
New Applicants should enter "Ramapo Catskill" as library name.

Libby
Libby

Is a simplified app from OverDrive where you can borrow E-books, digital Audiobooks & magazines from your public library

Hoopla
HOOPLA

Hoopla is a digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to your devices.

Freading
Freading

Freading is an eBook service from Library Ideas and has over 8,000 titles with more being added each day. Freading eBooks are available with simultaneous access so there are no holds needed—an unlimited number of library customers may download a Freading eBook title at the same time.

Kanopy
Kanopy

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and universities that offers films and documentaries. Kanopy’s subdivision, Kanopy Kids, includes children’s programming; all Kanopy member accounts have access to Kanopy Kids

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