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<p>The New City Library is a modern facility serving nearly 50,000 people, in the communities of New City, Congers and Bardonia, with a collection of about 170,000 volumes and a circulation of over one half million.</p>
<p>The New City Free Library was founded in 1936 and was originally housed in the New City School. Books were provided primarily by the school and by public donation. The library received $100 in state aid, and matching funds were raised by Library Committee bake sales, tea parties, book sales, and fashion shows.</p> <p>The library hosts a wide variety of events, lectures, classes and exhibits for children, teens, young adults, adults and senior citizens. Current listings of upcoming events can be found on the library's <a href="http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=NEWCITY">Web site.</a></p> <p>Several book groups meet at the library and passes to area museums and cultural exhibits are also available at the library. The library also offers meeting space for local non-profit events. The library's teen programs even offer video games that can be played on equipment at the library.</p> <p>The New City Library's collections also include a variety of resources for learning about local history.</p> <p>Stumped trying to find the answer to a question? Need help with your research? The library offers its "Ask a librarian!" program via E-mail at <a href="mailto:nwc@rcls.org">nwc@rcls.org</a>  or by phone at 845-634-4997, ext. 126.</p> <p>Text or IM a librarian at 265-010. In body of message type: newcityref:your question</p> <p>Marianne Silver is the acting director of the New City Library.</p> <p><b><b>Board of Trustees</b></b></p> <p><b><a href="mailto:nclboard@rcls.org">nclboard@rcls.org</a></b></p> <p>Joseph Reiter, President <br>Tom Ninan, Vice President <br>Jeffrey Greenberg, Treasurer <br>Edward Kallen, Secretary <br>Anthony Feliciano <br>Olahannan Poulose </p> <p>Matt Mulrooney</p> <p>Terri Thal</p>
220 N Main St, New City, NY 10956
(845) 634-4997
  • Fax: 845-634-0173
  • Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 9pm; Fri, 11am - 6pm; Sat, 9am - 5pm; Sun, noon - 5pm.
    Summer hours: Mon - Thu, 9am - 9pm; Fri, 11am - 6pm; Sat, 11am - 4pm; Sun, closed
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