The library 2016-17 Annual Operating Budget passed:
Yes: 440
No: 123
We welcome Bruce Cohen as our newest trustee with 475 votes.

The vote for the library budget will be held on April 12, 2016 from 10:00am-9:00pm in the library community room.


Eligibility to vote:
  • Registered to vote, either in the general election or locally registered with the library/school district
  • Resident of the Cornwall Central School District for 30 days prior to the vote
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A U.S. citizen

To register to vote locally, please register at the library at least 5 days prior to the vote Monday-Friday from 10:00am-5:00pm.

Absentee ballot information

To request an absentee ballot, fill out an Application for Absentee Ballot form and mail it to the library: Cornwall Public Library, 395 Hudson Street, Cornwall, NY 12518; or drop it off at the library.

The ballot will be mailed to those who file an application as soon as the ballots are available.  If the ballot is to be mailed to you and/or mailed back to the library, the application must be received by the library by 5:00pm on April 5, 2016. If the ballot is to be hand-delivered and not mailed to you or back to the library, the application and ballot must be received by 8:00pm on April 11, 2016.

Candidates for Open Trustee Position

Bruce Cohen_reducedBruce Cohen

An avid library user, Mr. Cohen brings a lifetime of teaching experience from NYC public schools and Monroe Woodbury High School, along with a commitment of volunteerism in Cornwall and Orange County. An active artist, he has shown his work at venues around the area including Hudson Street Café, Newburgh City Hall and the Newburgh Public Library. Mr. Cohen seeks to strengthen the role of the library and its outreach efforts in the Cornwall community in his role as trustee.