About Us

We’re located in Eldred New York, next to the post office, across the street from Pecks Market at 14 Proctor Rd.
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Phone: (845)557-6258
FAX: (845)557-0578
email: eld@rcls.org

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 12:00-4:30
Wednesday: 12:00-4:30
Thursday: 12:00-6:00
Friday: 11:30-4:30
Saturday: 10:00-3:00
Sunday: closed

New Years Day
Fourth of July

Unscheduled closures due to unforeseen circumstances will be posted on this website and http://www.cancellations.com

Board of Trustees
Joanne Boehm
Shain Fishman
Kari Margolis
Tanja McKerrell
Sarah Mitchell
Glenn Pontier
Karol Sundholm

Library Director
Patricia Kennedy

Judy Kopf


We are a member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System. Library cards from any RCLS library can be used at our library. An active RCLS library card is necessary to borrow items from the library.

If you live in the Town of Highland or the Town of Lumberland, you may apply for a free library card at our library with I.D. and proof of residency. Non residents may apply for a library card for an annual fee of $20.00. I.D. is still required. The annual fee will be waived for anyone who donates $100 or more to the library. Our library card is accepted at all 47 libraries in RCLS.

Loan Periods and Fine Rates
Books — 14 day loan — $.10 per day
Videos/DVDs — 3 day loan — $1.00 per day
Audio Books — 14 day loan — $.10 per day
Magazines — 14 day loan — $.10 per day
Childrens books — 14 day loan $.05 per day

Fines are only accrued on days the library is open.
To avoid fines, return or renew items by the due date.
Renew books online, by phone or in person.
When an item is renewed the due date will be extended for an additional 14 days FROM THE DATE OF RENEWAL.
Videos/DVDs cannot be renewed.

Lost library card
Replacement $5.00

Copy Machine (black and white only)
$.25 per copy

FAX Machine
$.75 per page local
$1.50 per page long distance

Computer Use
We have 3 computers with Microsoft Office and Internet access available for public use.
There is a $1.00 per day charge for use of computer without a library card.
$.25 per page to print (black and white only)

Free Wi-fi is available. Check at the circulation desk for the password.

One Response to About Us

  1. shfl002 says:

    We’re open regular hours for the holiday weekend: 11:30-4:30 today, 10:00-3:00 tomorrow.

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