Drop in to the library to paint, draw, craft, build a Lego tower, read, or play with our wide range of toys. Our children’s area team is here most weekdays for your free-form fun! Dates/Times: Miss Israt, our crafting queen, is here Mon, Wed, Fri, 10am – 3pm Miss Kathy, our playtime pro, is here […]
As of December 6, library patrons visiting our online catalog through our website will be directed to our library system’s new Discover catalog. The new catalog was created specifically for public library patrons and is more intuitive, personalized, and accessible. Visit discover.midhudsonlibraries.org to explore today! If you need help navigating the new catalog, contact us;
Explore our oral history online archives: the Hudson Area Library Oral History Project (HAL OHP), an open collection of interviews collected locally over the past decade, and the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County Oral History Project (BLACC) collection from the 1980s. The development of the online archives was made possible with support from the
With your Hudson Area Library card, you can access e-books and e-audiobooks via the Libby app from three neighboring library systems’ collections: the Upper Hudson Library System, Mohawk Valley Library System, and Southern Adirondack Library System. Within the Libby app, select “Add a Library” and select each library system to connect your library card. Need
We strive to ensure that everyone has access to library resources with as few barriers as possible and we recognize the very real financial burden that even the smallest of fines can be for individuals and families in our community. To that end, we are excited to announce that we are no longer charging late
Our eMagazine collection is now available through OverDrive and the Libby app. Your library card will now give you access to over 3,200 magazine titles. No wait lists or holds and eMagazines do not count towards checkout limits. To get started grab your library card and download Libby or visit https://mhls.overdrive.com/.
Got a budding nature lover in your life? The Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) has put together Nature Explorer Backpacks that can be checked out from our library with your library card! Each backpack kit is themed, and contains different materials that a young scientist might use for exploring nature. Themes include the night sky, hiking,
Auto-renewal of library materials and courtesy notices are going live on May 15! Two days before an item is due, we will attempt to renew the item for you. If you are signed up for email notices for your library account, you will receive a courtesy notice letting you know the new due date for