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With more than 5,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com's award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable educational resource for young learners (2 - 7+) from Age of Learning, Inc., and it's available at the library. Just ask a librarian to get you get started!


West Nyack Library's 1st Local Authors Book Fair
Showcasing the talents and accomplishments of Rockland County authors. Writers will share, sell, and sign their books. If you are interested in participating please email westnyackpublicref@rcls.org or call us (845) 358-6081 and ask for Susan.


Image result for taxTax season is upon us!  To help you get ready to file your taxes and receive your refunds quickly, the library has created a list of helpful information sites for downloadable tax forms, tax information for federal and state taxes as well as access to new information from the IRS on filing your taxes.  Also listed is where to find help in preparing your taxes. The library will have paper tax forms available after Feb. 1, 2017. Click here to access state and federal tax information

October 2019 will mark our 60th anniversary as an important and vital community resource. Recognizing the challenges of meeting patron needs in an ever changing environment, we began a Strategic Planning process to plot our course for the next 5 years. We sought to examine and make informed projections; anticipate and respond to change; target spending; and reshape operations.
We are committed to the spirit of learning and discovery and assure you that the West Nyack Free Library will continue to be the place where people go to read, discover, connect and thrive for many more decades to come.
After a year of hard work, we are proud to present the West Nyack Free Library  Strategic Plan, 2017-2020. Click here to obtain a copy.
West Nyack Free Library Board of Trustees


In the new year, our staff will be working to develop our collections to best meet the needs of our patrons. Please take our 3-question survey to help us get to know what you are looking for in our Fiction collection.

Fundraiser for the Friends of the West Nyack Library!

Help us when you dine at Joe's Crab Shack
Thursday, January 19 & 26 from
4 PM to 9 PM at 4370 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack, NY 10994

 
Present our flyer and a portion of your check will benefit the library. All proceeds go towards programming and the Friends Scholarship Fund. You must bring a fundraising flyer to the restaurant. Flyers available at the library.


Want to get Published? Scrawl Rockland Teens Write 2017
Inviting Rockland County teens in grades 6-12 to submit original art, fiction, non-fiction, or poetry for publication. Submit entries by 1/17/2017 to rocklandteenswrite@gmail.com
and be sure to include name, phone number, email, grade, school, community, the genre of your piece and title. See the flyer


Click here to check out our
Winter Newsletter!


Patrons age 14+ can volunteer for Adopt-A-Shelf. "Adopt" a section of shelving to keep our collection in perfect order.  A minimum of 1 hour a month for 3 months is required.
 
You can sign up in person at the Reference Desk, call the library, or download and submit an application. We'll make an appointment with you for training. Thank you for your interest!


Weather conditions may require a delayed opening or an unscheduled closing of the library. Safety is our primary concern. If Clarkstown Central School District has a snow closing * or * delay the library has an automatic 1 hour delay and will open at 10:30am. Further delays or decisions to close early are made on a case by case basis. All delays and early closings are listed on the library’s website, cancellations.com, and our phone message system. Library programs may be cancelled depending on the circumstances and it is best to call the library to confirm if poor weather is predicted.


Ever wonder why we ask you to register for our programs?Image result for library program calendar button
If there's lots of interest, we may reach capacity and shut you out. We want to ensure enough seats and supplies for all! If nobody can attend, we'll cancel and host a program you're more excited about. It's easy to register - just click on the program calendar under the "Activities/Events" button in the bar above, click here, or call us and we'll do it for you!


Looking to learn a brand new language, further ESL learning, or brush up for business or vacation travel? Rosetta Stone offers proven immersion methods and an award-winning interactive approach that is accessible in the library--or anywhere, anytime. 30 languages meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. Patrons can take advantage of available mobile apps too! Click here to access Rosetta Stone at the library, from home, or on the go.

Image result for streisand encoreEncore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway
A new album from Barbra Streisand! Features 10 new Streisand duets of Broadway classics with the biggest stars in Hollywood including Anne Hathaway, Patrick Wilson, Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Antonio Banderas, Jamie Foxx, Seth MacFarlane, and Anthony Newley. This album follows 2014's "Partners", which debuted at # 1 on the Billboard Top 200, and received Platinum Certification. Download it now!


At our downstairs Book Sale we’re having Free Book Fridays!
Take as many books as you can carry- but BYOB   (bring your own bag)!