No TECH TIME 9/22 …

Owing to a continuing education workshop, there will be no special TECH TIME offered tonight – it will be back next week! In the meantime, Chris is here on Tuesdays from 12-2pm for TECH TROUBLE coaching. Or, you can refer to this handy reference from our Tuesday digital offerings posts:

Exercise Your Right to Vote! Register!

Register to Vote Online

How can I register to vote online?

You can use the DMV Electronic Voter Registration Application to register to vote or to update the information you have on file with the New York State Board of Elections.

Updated information could include providing your County Board of Elections with your new name, new address, or changing a party enrollment. The DMV forwards completed applications to the appropriate County Board of Elections for approval and processing. Learn more about Electronic Voter Registration.

Go to the Electronic Voter Registration Application.

Before You Start

To register to vote online, you will need your

  • NYS Driver License, Permit or Non-Driver ID
  • Social Security Number

(DMV site)

An Awesome Research Tool

Check out eLibrary Elementary!

Don’t let the name fool you! It’s good for everyone from k-12 students to teachers to librarians to curious folk of all ages!

Search or browse through the topics list and access newspapers, magazines, maps, audio/video, pictures, and links to cool resources.

Use it for projects, homework, curiosity, and preparing resources for your students and patrons.

Make your you check the lexile reading level to make sure it’s right for your abilities (levels 200-1300s, higher number means harder)

P.S. follow the branches Social Studies > Law > Tutorials & Practice > Games to find some super cool legal games!

P.P.S. check out the BookCart tool if you’re a teacher

Just go to our website, Click on “Stop Searching, Start Finding,” go to the “Children” tab, click on the “Elementary School” tab, click “eLibrary Elementary” and log in with your library card number.

Have any questions? Ask Anyone at the desk.

Books and Cakes!


Hello! Exciting news regarding the book & bake sale: we have gift certicates to raffle from The Little Gym of Kingston, Bread Alone Bakery and Cafe Lake Katrine, and DiBella’s Pizza Shop & Ristorante ! There will also be specialty cakes and autographed books for raffle. BOOKS AND CAKES!

There will be books, dvds, audio books, children’s books, music CDs and more! Special events include Story Hour, mini painting art show & sale (just $5 each!), and coffee with a cop at 11 am.

Hope to see you, Saturday, September 17th from 10 am-3 pm!

Volunteers needed to donate baked goods, make mini paintings and to help set up from 4-6 pm the evening before. Just call the library at 338-7881 or email the director,


Phone line is now working (1:50pm Wednesday 9/7/16)

Access Consumer Reports Online!

Not sure what to look for when buying a laptop, generator, bacon?

Looking for objective ratings and product comparisons?

Look no further!

Our online subscription to Consumer Reports is live, meaning you can access their entire magazine collection and then some from anywhere you’d like. Check out ratings, reviews, information on what to look for, and more!  All you need is a library card and access to the internet!

Just go onto our website, click the Consumer Reports button on the right-hand side, enter your library card, and follow the prompts.

Have any questions? Ask anyone at the desk.

Update: Phones now working–Phone line temporarily out of service- Wednesday, September 7th


Our phone line is temporarily out of service. We are working hard to remedy this situation and will post as soon as our phones are back up and working. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Tech Trouble Tuesdays, 12-12pm


We are so fortunate to have our volunteer computer coach, Chris, here every Tuesday from 12:00-2:00pm to answer your tech questions! Chris can talk you through the basic computer questions that you’ve been struggling to answer. No appointment necessary, just drop in!

Thank you!

Thank-youGood Morning!

The library budget passed with 43 yes votes and 5 no votes.

Elected to the Library Board of Trustees for three year terms are

Anne Davis, Anne LaBarge and Rotena Nippert (as a write in)


Thursday, September 1st2-8PM
at the Library 860 Ulster Ave, Kingston NY 12401

The Budget Vote:
Approval of the $304,200 amount raised by taxes to support the 2017 operating budget.

Candidates for Trustee, seeking 3-year terms:

Anne Davis
Anne LaBarge
A third board seat for a 3-year term will potentially be filled if there are write-in candidates.