Wanted: Construction Manager

The Board of Trustees of the Cornwall Public Library is issuing a Request for Proposals for the selection of a construction management firm to provide construction management services in connection with a capital improvement project that includes: the removal and replacement of the library HVAC system; the upgrading of toilet rooms to ADA compliance; and… Continue reading Wanted: Construction Manager

2023 Oscar Contest

Film academy awards winners and best nominee gold wreaths on black background. Vector illustration

February 1st – March 10th “And the winner of the 2023 Cornwall Public Library Oscar Contest is…” Want to hear your name at the end of that sentence? Then it’s time to put all your celebrity obsession to good use! Enter our Oscar Contest with your best guesses and you could be one of our… Continue reading 2023 Oscar Contest


Do you know someone who is pregnant or caring for a child younger than 5? They may qualify for WIC, a special supplemental nutrition program designed to help families grow healthy and strong! Research finds that kids who grow up with WIC do better in school. Over 400,000 New Yorkers are getting healthy food and… Continue reading WIC

Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Saturday, February 4th – 10am-12pm. Take Your Child to Library Day is an initiative of the American Library Association, with the aim of introducing families with young children to the many programs and services available at their public library. Libraries enhance children’s literacy and educational development through a wide variety of programs, activities, and resources.… Continue reading Take Your Child to the Library Day!

Summer Book Reviews

We may have turned the page on our calendars, but the joys of lazy summer reading linger. Curious about what some of your Cornwall friends & neighbors read this summer? Looking for your next good book recommendation? Look no further! Click here to enjoy their reviews and become inspired for your next read.

Fish Print Day – Session 2

Top view of gyotaku print of kurodai fish made with black ink on white background

Thursday, August 4th. Grades 5-12th ONLY – 6:30pm. Explore the ancient art of Gyotaku (that’s Japanese for “fish print”). Work with realistic fish replicas and acrylic paints. Register via the library’s online calendar one week prior to the program. Dress for mess!

A Party 2 Dye 4

Wednesday, June 29 @3:30pm. Grades 6-12th. Bring a friend, a t-shirt to tie-dye and get signed up for Summer Reading! A Drop-In Event – no registration required.

Introduction to Babysitting Workshop

Small toddler or a baby child playing with puzzle shapes on a low table in a colorful children room in a nursery or preschool.

Saturday, July 9 – 10am-1pm. Grades 6-12th. Instructor Denise Schirmer teaches participants how to be a responsible babysitter. Please register via the library calendar one week prior to the program. Space is limited. Participants need to bring a notebook and pen/pencil. Please eat before or after the program. Drinks are permitted.