Library building is currently open for
lobby pickup, computer use, copying, printing, and fax services, and limited browsing.

Open Hours

Monday:   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tuesday:   10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Wed:        10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday:  1:00 - 6:00 pm

Friday:      10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Phone: 845-338-5580

Fax: 845-338-5583

128 Canal St.

P.O. Box 1167

Port Ewen, NY  12466

info@esopuslibrary.org

Town of Esopus Library
Town of Esopus Library

Visiting Bird
Visiting Bird

Photo by Lynn Segarra
Photo by Lynn Segarra

Town of Esopus Library
Town of Esopus Library

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Library Staff

Brooke Dittmar - Director

Kristin Charles-Scaringi - Asst. Director

Tim Bruck

Brian James

Adrienne Klonfas

Chelsea Marino

Board of Trustees

Susan Leiching - President   

Jim Fitzmorris - Vice President

Gilbert Ramos  - Treasurer 

Don Carragher                          

Laura Lauria

Anne O'Neill     

Rhea Paniesin                    

               
        

                     

Citizen Participants
Mary Redmond

 

The Library will be closing on the following days for 2021:

Jan. 1             New Year's Day
Jan. 18           Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Feb. 15           Presidents’ Day
May 31           Memorial Day
July 5             Independence Day (observed)
Sept. 6           Labor Day
Oct. 11            Columbus Day
Nov. 11           Veterans’ Day
Nov. 25 & 26   Thanksgiving
Dec 25            Christmas

Meetings

Board of Trustees Meeting: 4th Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm, Susan Leiching, Chair.

Trustee Committee Meetings

Buildings and Grounds Committee: 2nd Monday of the month at 4:00, Don Carragher, Chair

Governance & Personnel Committee: 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:00, Rhea Paniesin, Chair 

Sustainability Committee: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 4:00, Don Carragher, Chair

Research and Development Committee: 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30, Gilbert Ramos, Chair

 

Finance Committee:  2nd Thursday of the month at 4:30, Gilbert Ramos, Chair

 

*All meetings currently occur on ZOOM, unless otherwise noted.

MEETING MINUTES:

available upon request.

Mailing & Delivery Address


P.O. Box 1167

128 Canal Street

Port Ewen, NY 12466

Phone & Fax

Phone: 845-338-5580

Fax: 845-338-5583

Email

info@esopuslibrary.org

Library Location

Mission Statement
The Town of Esopus Library, through a team of friendly, knowledgeable, and well-trained Staff, Volunteers, Friends, and Trustees, is dedicated to providing people of all ages with innovative lifelong learning and leisure opportunities through information, education, technology, and entertainment. Adopted by the Board of Trustees: October 25, 2006

Vision Statement
The Town of Esopus Library strives to reflect and enrich community life in the Town of Esopus and the surrounding areas.  As a focal point, the Library works in partnership with its patrons, community groups, and the Mid-Hudson Library System to stay in the forefront of local needs and trends.  Library programs and facilities are designed to complement the unique characteristics of the Town of Esopus. Adopted by the Board of Trustees: October 25, 2006

Friends of the Esopus Library
The Friends of the Esopus Library is a group of dedicated volunteers that work to promote community awareness of the Library and its programs, provide additional financial support, promote special events/programs, and encourage volunteer participation at the Library.

Town of Esopus Library Foundation
The Town of Esopus Library Foundation was created as a result of the generosity of Mr. Donald W. Taylor in memory of his mother, Bessie Houghtaling Taylor.  The Foundation works to provide a continual financial source for the benefit of the Library, as well as promote its works and causes.