Library Services

FOR ADULTS, FAMILY & COMMUNITTY:

 

  • Book collection of close to 58,000 titles
  • Over 3000 DVD titles, plus additional VHS titles
  •  Blu-Ray collection
  • Best Sellers
  • Reference collection
  • Large Print Books
  • Audio Books (disc and tape)
  • Music CDs
  • Downloadable audio books
  • e-books, e-magazines
  • Newspapers, Magazines & periodicals
  • Computers for public use (including Internet and WiFi service)
  • System wide library card (66 area libraries)
  • Books on Wheels service
  • Automated regional catalog
  • Community events bulletin board
  • Web Site (eltinglibrary.org)
  • Monthly electronic newsletter
  • On line renewals & requests (from home)
  • Access to online databases of all sorts (foreign  languages, genealogy, periodicals, Civil service tests, etc)
  • Use of the Steinberg reading room by non profit community groups
  • Many varied and interesting programs
  • Teen area & special teen programs
  • Tax Forms

FOR CHILDREN:

 

  • Story times for different ages
  • Chess Club
  • Kid’s films (October-March) on Friday
  • Special Children’s events
  • Summer Reading Club with prizes
  • Annual Bookmark contest
  • Pre-teen area & special pre-teen programs

FOR LOCAL HISTORY & GENEALOGY: (Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection)

 

  • New Paltz newspapers from 1860 to present
  • Census records 1790-1930
  • Thousands of photographs, maps and directories relating to the history of New Paltz houses and commercial buildings
  • Genealogies, church, cemetery & Bible records
  • Civil War records, deeds, diaries, district school records, yearbooks and materials from local clubs & organizations
  • Selected family papers dating from the 1700s
  • Fully indexed obituary, birth & marriage records
  • Microform reader
  • Microfilm & microfiche rentals from the LDS genealogical library collection
  • Public access to online genealogical & historical databases
  • Arcadia books on New Paltz history for sale