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Monday – Thursday

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Friday

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

  • 24 Chestnut Street, Spring Valley, New York 10977

Upcoming Events

All library patrons are welcome to this important event to discuss critical local and state mental health issues.

All library patrons are welcome to this important event to discuss critical local and state mental health issues.

Finkelstein Memorial Library
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
Check-In beings @ 6:00PM

Mental Health Advocacy

Mobile Hotspots Are Now Available!

Internet to go Mobile Hotspot Check

African Dancing & Drumming for Black History Month

Sunday, February 9, 2020
2:00PM – 3:00PM

Enjoy a performance of African dancing and drumming found primarily in West and East Africa.

Chiku Awali African Dance, Arts & Culture
MUSIC ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON

Sunday, February 16, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Listen to a versatile and avid guitarist with a repertoire ranging from Baroque to Fusion- Alternative, New Age to Easy Listening and Classical to Jazz Standards on nylon strings guitar.

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Our Services

Borrow, Reserve, Renew

Learn about the library rules and find out how to find, borrow and renew literature.

Scan, Print, Photocopy

At our library we have copy machines, scanners, faxes and printers to accommodate your printing needs.

Study & Meeting Spaces

Need a room to study or hold a small meeting? Learn about your community spaces.

Free Museum Passes

The Library offers FREE guest passes or tickets to several museums to some of the best museums in the world!

Free Tax Assistance 2020

The Library offers a free walk-in tax preparation assistance and resources for the upcoming 2020 tax season.

Computer Classes

The library offers free tutorial classes from learning the basics, typing, using Microsoft Office programs and more!

Defensive Driving Classes

Keep yourself and your family safe! Defensive driving courses are offered through the year at the library!

English/Citizenship Classes

We offer classes that will help you understand what it takes to become a U.S. citizen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Finkelstein Memorial library cards are FREE and available to all residents and property owners in the East Ramapo Central School District. Library cards are valid at all public libraries in the Ramapo Catskill Library System.

Library cards can be obtained at the Library’s front desk by presenting a valid photo ID and proof of East Ramapo Central School District (ERCSD) address with your name.

Please call us if you have any questions. 845-352-5700, ext. 250 or stop by the Circulation desk as you enter the Library.

Anyone 18 yrs. or older must present a valid photo ID.

The Library offers FREE guest passes or tickets to several museums making it easier than ever to reap the benefits of living in such close proximity to some of the best museums in the world!

Please stop by the Library or call (845)352-5700, ext. 244 to inquire about pass or ticket availability. You can arrange to pick up tickets or passes if available.

View list of Museums here.

You can search our online databases here.

1. Online: Log in to your account and place a hold online.

2. By Phone: Call the Library at (845) 352-5700.
Adult Dept.: ext. 244. Children’s Dept.:ext. 237
3. In Person: Visit the Library’s Adult or Children’s reference desks

The Library will notify you by e-mail, phone, or mail (your choice) when a hold is available for pick up. If you need help placing a hold, library staff will guide you through the process, or place a hold for you.

For a more detailed instructions click here.

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