GENERAL

QUESTIONS

Window pickup is an option to pickup library materials while being safe! You can now make your appointments online. We are accepting calls for appointments starting at 9:30 am Monday – Friday.

Before you make your appointment, you must have received a notification that your item(s) are ready to be picked up.

When Grab & Go Services are active, the library will be opened for a limited number of patrons at a time. Patrons will get a ticket with their time limit, from security stationed at the front and asked to leave a name with them.

When pages are shelving, the aisle will be closed to patrons. Patrons will have to see a librarian if their aisle is closed. We may ask you to browse another section if their area is occupied.

All seating, toys and iPads have been removed from the library.

You can browse are catalog here and reserve your items online to be picked up at your nearest RCLS library.

You can also contact our reference desks.

  • Adult services: (845) 352-5700 ext 244
  • Youth Services: (845) 352-5700 ext 237

Learn more about our loan policy here.

The library provides public computers for in house Internet access with the use of a RCLS Library Card and free Wireless Internet Access via Wi-Fi.

Learn more about our computer policy here.

LIBRARY CARD

QUESTIONS

Finkelstein Memorial Library cards are available to all residents and property owners in the East Ramapo Central School District (ERCSD). Library cards are valid at all public libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System. Library cards can be obtained by presenting a valid photo ID and proof of ERCSD address with your name . Anyone 18 years or older must present a valid photo ID.

You can begin applying for a card online here.

For more information click here.

The following identifications are acceptable:

  • MV Driver’s License
  • MV Non-Driver’s Photo ID
  • Passport / Consulate Card
  • ERCSD School Photo ID (14-17 years old)
    • If a 14 – 17 year old or older persona does not have an ERCSD school photo ID, then the requirements for children ages 5 – 13 apply

Ages 5 – 13

  • Children ages 5 – 13 must have a ERCSD resident parent or legal guardian present with them to sign for a new registration or replacement card plus one or two of the follow
    • current ERCSD buss pass / ERCSD school registration papers
    • valid birth certificate (original copy and in English)
    • currenty ERCSD school report card or current report with child’s name and address (for non-ERCSD student)

You can use your Finkelstein Memorial Library card at any other RCLS libraries.

You can reset your library card PIN # by logging into your libray account here or by calling circulation (845-)352-5700 ext 250.

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