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Community Tag Sale!

The Friends of New City Library are hosting a CommunityTag Sale! The sale will take place on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 9am-3pm with a raindate of October 15. For just $25, you can clean out your house and sell your used items in two parking lot spots. 

UPDATE:  All vendor spots have been sold.  We are creating a waiting list for anyone still interested.  Please submit an application to the administrative office.  Thank you.

Hoopla Instructions

1. Register for a hoopla account by visiting hoopladigital.com, or by using our mobile app on your iOS or Android device. You will need to provide an e-mail address, create a password. You'll also need the barcode number from the back of your library card and your pin (the last four digits of your telephone number).  The free app can be found in the App Store and the Google Play store.

2. Browse titles on your computer or mobile device by clicking Browse All on the format (Music, Movies, Audiobooks
and Television) you would like to browse further on. You can also search for a specific title by clicking on the Search box or magnifying glass and typing in your title(s)/keyword.

3. To borrow a title, click on the title and then click the Borrow button. Your borrowed titles can be played right after borrowing, and found under the My Titles menu for viewing/listening. Enjoy your selected titles! You can take out five items each calender month.

4. Borrowed titles will be automatically returned when your lending period is over. There are no holds, wait lists, or late fees for any of hoopla's content.
5. If you need additional help, visit the help section on the mobile app, or click on the Help link found at the bottom of hoopladigital.com. Or you can contact the Reference Desk at 845-634-4997 x125.

Paint Night!

Adult Summer Reading

Welcome to our inaugural Adult Summer Reading year!  From June 26-August 18 we will be doing weekly raffle drawings with prizes stocked by local businesses including: Beauty Plus Salon, Caked Up Cafe, D and D's Restaurant and Pub, Dusty Rose, La Bella Salon, New City Body and Brain, Rainbow Nail Spa, Strawtown Jewelry, and The Things I Love. 

To enter all you need to do is review a recently read book, click here for the form. If you can't print it, you can stop by the library and pick up an entry form at circulation or reference. The first 100 reviewers will receive a prize! 

Make your mark

Enhance our beautiful new patio space with a dedicated engraving. Buy a paver to celebrate a joyous occasion, honor someone special or declare your love of the library! Click here for priciing and guildelines.

Our App Gets an Upgrade!

The 'RCLS Mobile' App is available for all smartphones allowing you to search our catalog for books, dvds, cds, games, and more.  The recent upgrade includes a new "Barcode Wallet" feature where library card numbers can be entered to create a scannable barcode.

If you don't already have the app, you can find it under RCLS in your app store or scan this QR code:

Tax Aides Cancelled for Tuesday, March 14

Due to the predicted inclement weather, the AARP Tax Aides have cancelled their Tuesday, March 14 session.   The remaining dates at our library are: 

Tuesdays:  3/21, 3/28, 4/4 & 4/11
Saturdays:  4/1, 4/8 & 4/15

For dates at other locations, please click here.

2nd Annual Baking Contest Winners!

Congratulations to our fabulous winners!  Barbara Schauer (center) came in first place with her crumb cheese cake.  Click here for her recipe!  In second was Laura Stalter (left) with her turtle cheesecake, and our third place contestant, Rosemarie Russo, wowed judges with her chocolate chip cookies.

Leave Your Mark and Become a Part of the New City Library: Paver Fundraiser

Buy a paver to  celebrate a joyous occasion,  remember someone special, or declare your love of the library!  All questions can be directed to Kelly Corrado  at [email protected] or (845) 634-4997 x112.

Click here to download the application.

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