Voter Information

Voter Information

The library is the place to go for reliable voter information resources. Cornwall Districts & ...

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Learn It Live

Learn It Live

Are you a visual learner? Or maybe you've read up on a topic, but you'd ...

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The Great Give Back

The Great Give Back

October 10 - October 21. For a fourth consecutive year, the Cornwall Public Library is ...

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Summer Book Reviews

Summer Book Reviews

We may have turned the page on our calendars, but the joys of lazy summer ...

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Friends Holiday Book Sale

Friends Holiday Book Sale

Saturday, August 6, 10:00am - 2:00pm. Too early to think about shopping for the holidays? ...

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Hoopla Digital Streaming Available!

Hoopla Digital Streaming Available!

ACCESS THOUSANDS OF TITLES WITH THE LIBRARY’S NEWEST STREAMING SERVICE! In order to improve patron ...

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Farmers’ Market Story Time

Farmers’ Market Story Time

Select Wednesdays - July 6, 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 10. @2:30pm - Town ...

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Winter Story Walk®

Winter Story Walk®

For readers of all ages. Enjoy a walk around the library, stopping at each story ...

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Grades 6-12th. Read the books, join our team and show what you know as you ...

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Teen Photo Contest

Teen Photo Contest

July 1st – August 26th. Grades 6-12th. Use your phone and win a prize. Wait…WHAT?! ...

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Endangered Species: It’s Not Too Late

Endangered Species: It’s Not Too Late

Tuesday, September 27 @4:30 pm. As part of earning their Bronze Award, members of Girl ...

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Fish Print Day – Session 2

Fish Print Day – Session 2

Thursday, August 4th. Grades 5-12th ONLY - 6:30pm. Explore the ancient art of Gyotaku (that's ...

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Make It Monday

Make It Monday

Select Mondays – June 27, July 11, 18 & 25, August 1, 8 & 15. ...

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A Party 2 Dye 4

A Party 2 Dye 4

Wednesday, June 29 @3:30pm. Grades 6-12th. Bring a friend, a t-shirt to tie-dye and get ...

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Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Adult Summer Reading Challenge

Hey Adults! Because you’re never too old for a Summer Reading Challenge, we’ve got one ...

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Youth Summer Reading Program

Youth Summer Reading Program

June 21st – Online Registration Opens for Summer Reading – “Oceans of Possibilities” Hooray! It’s ...

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Introduction to Babysitting Workshop

Introduction to Babysitting Workshop

Saturday, July 9 - 10am-1pm. Grades 6-12th. Instructor Denise Schirmer teaches participants how to be ...

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I Spy

I Spy

How good are your observation skills? Test them out on our new I Spy display located outside ...

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Library Trustee Election 2022

Library Trustee Election 2022

Now Accepting Trustee Election Petitions for 2022 Three trustee positions, each for a three(3)-year term, ...

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Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning

Let Us Hear From You! The Cornwall Public Library’s Strategic Planning Committee is always thinking ...

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Teen Trivia

Teen Trivia

Tuesday, July 19th @6:30pm. Grades 6-12th. Get ready for Teen Trivia – Summer Reading edition! ...

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Harry Potter Puzzle Contest

Harry Potter Puzzle Contest

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday week by diving into some H.P. trivia. See how many "tailed" ...

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Virtual Out & About Book Club

Virtual Out & About Book Club

Wednesday, June 23 @ 8:30pm Book pick: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Just because we ...

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Virtual Mystery Book Discussion

Virtual Mystery Book Discussion

Thursday, July 13 @ 2:00 pm Book pick: The Temptation of Forgiveness by Donna Leon ...

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Virtual Book Chat & Chocolate

Virtual Book Chat & Chocolate

Thursday, July 22 @ 6:30pm Book Pick:The Vineyard at Painted Moon by Susan Mallery Join ...

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

Tuesday, July 27 at 9:00am and 10:00am Enjoy an in-person Family Story Time at the ...

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Common Sports Medicine Injuries

Common Sports Medicine Injuries

Tuesday, July 13 @ 6:00pm Join us as we partner with Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall ...

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History Matters: Tulsa 1921

History Matters: Tulsa 1921

Tuesday, July 6 at 6:30pm Earl Miller presents on the 100th year anniversary of the ...

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2021 Annual Timothy Mumford Poetry Contest Winners!

2021 Annual Timothy Mumford Poetry Contest Winners!

On April 25, the library hosted the 2021 Timothy Mumford Memorial Poetry Competition Awards Ceremony.  ...

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Veterans Traveling Wall of Honor

Veterans Traveling Wall of Honor

Tuesday, May 4 at 10:00 am. The Traveling Wall of Honor highlights the sacrifices made ...

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Virtual Member’s Choice Book Club

Virtual Member’s Choice Book Club

Wednesday, June 2 @ 4:00 pm Book pick: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Join ...

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Story Time Take-Out for Ages 3-5

Story Time Take-Out for Ages 3-5

Tuesday, May 11 - All Day The Library is offering a packaged “Story Time” to ...

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Blossoms of May…Paint Night

Blossoms of May…Paint Night

Tuesday, May 18 @ 5:45 pm Local artist, Maureen Hart, will provide all supplies via ...

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Toddler Time To-Go

Toddler Time To-Go

Tuesday, May 25 A special story time just for our toddler (ages 18-36 months) friends ...

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Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables: Back to Basics 101

Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables: Back to Basics 101

Thursday, June 17 @ 12 pm Monica Cieslak Morgan, a Culinary Institute of America-trained chef ...

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Battle of Midway: Turning the Tide

Battle of Midway: Turning the Tide

Wednesday, June 9th @ 1:00 pm & 6:30 pm Midway was America's long sought-after opportunity ...

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The Mystique of Bannerman Island

The Mystique of Bannerman Island

Tuesday, June 8 @ 6:30 pm Wes and Barbara Gottlock will present the intriguing back ...

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Common Sleep Disorders

Common Sleep Disorders

Tuesday, May 25 @ 6 pm Join the Cornwall Public Library as we welcome Dr. Anita ...

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An Evening with Julia Dahl: An Author’s Words of Wisdom

An Evening with Julia Dahl: An Author’s Words of Wisdom

Wednesday, May 26 @ 6pm The Cornwall Public Library is proud to host award-winning author ...

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Family Fun Challenge

Family Fun Challenge

Thursday, May 6, All Day (starting at 10 am)   The Library is offering a ...

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Virtual Book Discussion for Parents

Virtual Book Discussion for Parents

Thursday, February 11 @ 8:30pm Book pick: Mindsight by Daniel Siegel Our virtual parenting book discussion ...

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Mona Lisa of the North: “Girl with a Pearl Earring”

Mona Lisa of the North: “Girl with a Pearl Earring”

Thursday, April 15 @ 6:30 pm Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” is by far ...

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For the LOVE of CARDS!

For the LOVE of CARDS!

January 19, 2021 @ 5:45 pm Sarah Christensen, formerly from Cornwall, will provide card-making kits via curbside ...

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Covid-19 Vaccine: Everything You Need To Know

Covid-19 Vaccine: Everything You Need To Know

Wednesday, February 24 @ 6pm Join us in partnership with Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall for ...

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Let’s Paint a Winter Wonderland

Let’s Paint a Winter Wonderland

Wednesday, December 2 @ 5:45 pm Join us for a virtual adult Paint ‘n’ Sip. ...

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Medicare 101: Parts A, B, C, D

Medicare 101: Parts A, B, C, D

It's time to compare plans and make sure you have the right health and prescription ...

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A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods

Tuesday, November 17 @ 6:30pm - Site-Specific Artworks at Storm King Art Center Registration is ...

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Find Funds for a Greener Home!

Find Funds for a Greener Home!

Wednesday, November 18 @ 6:30pm Join us for a Zoom presentation with Carolyn Cassata, from ...

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Special Board of Trustees Meeting (Virtual)

Special Board of Trustees Meeting (Virtual)

Monday, April 19 @ 7:30pm The Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting ...

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Annual Library Budget Vote  & Trustee Election

Annual Library Budget Vote & Trustee Election

Tuesday, April 20 The vote for the Cornwall Public Library’s annual operating budget and Trustee ...

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Library Trustee Election 2021

Library Trustee Election 2021

Now Accepting Trustee Election Petitions for 2021-2022 Two trustee positions will be on the ballot. ...

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Library Trustee Election and Annual Library Budget Vote 2021

Library Trustee Election and Annual Library Budget Vote 2021

Annual Library Budget Vote The vote for the Cornwall Public Library’s annual operating budget will ...

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In-Person Service Appointments Are Temporarily Suspended

In-Person Service Appointments Are Temporarily Suspended

In-person service appointments are temporarily suspended as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across Orange County. ...

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In-Person Services by Appointment Resumes

In-Person Services by Appointment Resumes

To Make an appointment for service, call 845-534-8282 In person visits will be limited to ...

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2021 Annual Timothy Mumford Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

2021 Annual Timothy Mumford Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony

Sunday, April 25 @ 1:30pm Our judges will select a Top Poem from ages 5-18 ...

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DEADLINE EXTENDED!! 2021 Annual Timothy Mumford Memorial Poetry Competition

DEADLINE EXTENDED!! 2021 Annual Timothy Mumford Memorial Poetry Competition

Calling All Poets Ages 5-18! Enter up to two of your original poems. Our judges ...

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Library Receives Generous Grant Donation

Library Receives Generous Grant Donation

On behalf of the Friends of Cornwall Library and the Cornwall Public Library, we are ...

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Virtual Community Health Education in Partnership with Montefiore St. Luke’s Hospital

Virtual Community Health Education in Partnership with Montefiore St. Luke’s Hospital

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and to practice social distancing, the Cornwall Public Library ...

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Diabetes and Nutrition

Diabetes and Nutrition

Wednesday, April 28 @ 6pm Join Cornwall Public Library in partnership with Montefiore St. Luke’s ...

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Combating this Year’s Flu Season

Combating this Year’s Flu Season

Thursday, November 19 @ 5:00pm Join us as we partner with Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall ...

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Safe Banking: Identifying and Avoiding Scams

Safe Banking: Identifying and Avoiding Scams

Wednesday, April 21 @ 6:15 pm Vanessa Hill, Branch Manager of Walden Savings Bank in ...

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NYS Department of Public Service Winter Consumer Assistance: Stay Warm & Safe

NYS Department of Public Service Winter Consumer Assistance: Stay Warm & Safe

On Tuesday, February 23 at 1 PM, please join us in partnering with the New ...

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Vietnam War and US Society

Vietnam War and US Society

Thursday, February 11 @ 6:30 PM Major Nathan R. Clason will give a brief overview ...

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Veterans Day Wall of Honor

Veterans Day Wall of Honor

Wednesday, November 11, 11:00am-1:00pm Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the library will not be holding its ...

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Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup

 With the guidance of New York State’s plan, NY Moving Forward, the Cornwall Public ...

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Adult Summer Reading

Adult Summer Reading

There are two components to Cornwall Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program: Book Reviews (you ...

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COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

This list of links gathers a diversity of information and sources regarding Covid-19 pandemic response ...

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No Bones About It: Treating Osteoarthritis

No Bones About It: Treating Osteoarthritis

Tuesday, March 4 @ 6:00pm Join us as we partner with Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall ...

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Jumpstart Your Career Search – With Google Workshop!

Jumpstart Your Career Search – With Google Workshop!

Tuesday, March 9 @ 6:30pm   This program is for job seekers and career changers ...

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E’lissa Jones Live in Concert: From Folk to Rock

E’lissa Jones Live in Concert: From Folk to Rock

Sunday, March 21 @ 2:00pm E’lissa Jones is a beautiful singer, prolific songwriter, violinist, pianist, ...

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‘When Cornwall Eyes Are Smiling’ Traditional Irish Music Concert

‘When Cornwall Eyes Are Smiling’ Traditional Irish Music Concert

Tuesday, March 23 @ 6:15pm Cornwall Public Library is pleased once again to host Brian ...

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Estate Planning Made Simple

Estate Planning Made Simple

Tuesday, September 15 @ 6:30pm via Zoom Join us for a Zoom presentation of Estate ...

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Virtual Book Discussion for Parents

Virtual Book Discussion for Parents

Friday, September 18 @ 8:30pm Book pick: Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional ...

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Legal and Financial Planning with Alzheimer’s Disease & Seniors in Mind

Legal and Financial Planning with Alzheimer’s Disease & Seniors in Mind

The Cornwall Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association will co-present a Zoom webinar on the ...

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142nd St & B’way with Mara Davi

142nd St & B’way with Mara Davi

Sunday, October 18 @ 2:00pm Join us for an exciting Zoom presentation with Mara Davi, ...

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Me-Time Meet-Up For Caregivers of Babies via Zoom

Me-Time Meet-Up For Caregivers of Babies via Zoom

Tuesday, October 20 @ 9:30am Meet up with other caregivers of babies (birth to 18 ...

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Kevin Ray, Met Opera Soloist

Kevin Ray, Met Opera Soloist

Sunday, November 8 @ 2:00pm Join us for an exciting Zoom presentation with Kevin Ray, ...

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Mock Interviews

Mock Interviews

Learn interview skill techniques with Andy Maroney, Interview Coach Free One-on-One Practice Interview and Feedback ...

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Story Break Live!

Story Break Live!

Fridays @ 11:00am through the end of August You're never too old to hear a ...

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Library Letters!

Library Letters!

Get your library letters! Attention all kids (2-12yrs) who love receiving “snail mail.”  Send the Cornwall ...

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Download digital ebooks and more!

Download digital ebooks and more!

Whether you are working from home, self-isolating or in quarantine, you can still access thousands ...

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Find Your Story with Our Online Genealogy Resource

Find Your Story with Our Online Genealogy Resource

Now, through the end of May, Ancestry.com is available from your home (for Cornwall patrons ...

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April is Poetry Month!

April is Poetry Month!

Due to the threat of COVID-19, the annual Timothy Mumford Poetry Competition Awards Ceremony will ...

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Teen Tech Tutors

Teen Tech Tutors

Thursday, March 19 @ 3PM Grab this opportunity to have our teen volunteers answer your ...

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Stuck at Home? Free online resources

Stuck at Home? Free online resources

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking for a break from the daily barrage of news and statistics? Or, just need ...

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Library Budget Vote 2021-2022

Library Budget Vote 2021-2022

Three trustee positions will be on the ballot. There are three openings for a three ...

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National Friends of the Library Week

National Friends of the Library Week

October 21-27, 2018 Help us celebrate our Friends of the Cornwall Library group during National ...

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Online Library Card Registration (New!)

Online Library Card Registration (New!)

Online Library Card Registration Need a library card?  You no longer have to come into ...

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Summer Reading Kick off and Registration

Summer Reading Kick off and Registration

Monday, June 25 at 6:00 PM Join us for our Summer Reading Program Kick-off and ...

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Job Help @ Your Library

Job Help @ Your Library

The Cornwall Public Library can help lead you to a job! Meet with a career ...

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Food for Fines

Food for Fines

Did you know that our popular Food for Fines program kicks off on Wednesday? This ...

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Friends of Cornwall Library Cider & Donuts Book Sale

Friends of Cornwall Library Cider & Donuts Book Sale

Saturday, November 2 @ 10am-12:30pm Purchase some books from the Friends of Cornwall Library and ...

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Family Build-It!

Family Build-It!

Saturday, February 22 @ 10am Bring the kids and come create a masterpiece with LEGOs.  ...

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