About Us


14 Proctor Road
Eldred, NY
next to the post office, across the street from Pecks Market
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Phone: (845)557-6258
FAX: (845)557-0578
email: eld@rcls.org

New Years Day
Fourth of July

Board of Trustees
Joan Fergus
Shain Fishman
Kari Margolis
Tanja McKerrell
Sarah Mitchell
Glenn Pontier
Karol Sundholm

Library Director
Patricia Kennedy


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 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 accrued ONLY on days the library is open.
To avoid fines, return or renew items by the due date.
To renew books, login to your account on-line OR call or visit the library.

Videos/DVDs cannot be renewed.

Lost library card
Replacement $5.00

Copy Machine/Printing
$.25 per copy (black & white)
$.50 per page (color)

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.
Use of the computers is free to anyone with an RCLS library card.
There is a $1.00 per day charge for use of computer without a library card.

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

1 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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