Maria Steinberg
Library Director
(845) 279-6421
(845) 279-0043 Fax
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Library Hours:
Monday 9-7
Tuesday 12-7
Wednesday 9-7
Thursday 12-7
Friday 9-4
Saturday 10-3
Sunday Closed

Freegal is here-Downloadable music for free with your Brewster Public Library card.  Just enter your library card number to download up to three songs per week --  156 songs per year  --  that you can keep forever. Songs are downloaded in an MP3 format (compatible with everything), so they can be saved to any computer, mobile device or MP3 player, including an iPod or iPhone.  There are no digital rights management restrictions, and no special software is required. Choose from hundreds of thousands of songs in over 100 genres of music from the Sony Music Entertainment catalog, through the Freegal music service.

Ebooks for Kids!
The library has a new digital collection website  just for kids. This website  contains books for children that can be searched  by title, author, subject, reading level or interest level. Click  here  for kid's eBooks.

Hoopla:
The Brewster Public Library continues to expand its  offerings with Hoopla Digital -- a service that offers on-demand digital content for free and all you need is a library card. Through the service, card holders are able to download movies, TV shows, audiobooks and music. Click here to start the fun  https://www.hoopladigital.com/home.

Roku Streaming Media Players, purchased by the Friends of the Brewster Public Library, are available to borrow  by Brewster Public Library card holders. Roku 2 and Roku 3, digital media players, allow you to access  INTERNET streamed video or audio services through televisions with your  library card. Come in and check one out.

Use the  "Cardstar App" on your phone to borrow items from the library.

Museum Passes
Thanks to the Friends of the Brewster Public Library, we now have vouchers or passes to the Museum of Natural History, the Guggenheim Art Museum and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in NYC, Katonah Museum of Art, the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art in Ridgefield, CT and discount tickets to the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium and Mystic Aquarium. Town of Southeast library card holders in good standing may borrow the passes for a three day period. Call the library to reserve your passes and for more detailed information about this service.

Good Dog Foundation

Volunteers from The Good Dog Foundation will visit the library on Saturday mornings  to give children experience reading aloud to a certified therapy dog! This is a wonderful  opportunity to build a special bond with a therapy dog and to give struggling or reluctant readers an opportunity to gain confidence and improve reading skills by reading aloud to a therapy dog. Bring a favorite book of your choice. Reading sessions are available by appointment only. Call the library to register.

Upcoming Programs:
Book Discussion Group meets second Wednesday of the month at 1pm. Click here for titles.
Library Board Meeting, 5:00pm, Wednesday, November 19, 2014.
Friends of the Brewster Library Meeting,TBA.
Homework Help
for grades K-8, Monday-Thursday, 4:30-6pm.
Reading Buddies Program, call the library for more information.

AMAZON:
Are you planning to shop on line? Make your purchases and help the Brewster Public Library at the same time. Click here and a percentage of your Amazon.com order will be donated to the Brewster Public Library. With Amazon’s wide selection of products and no additional charges, helping the library couldn’t be easier! Please remember the Brewster Public Library only receives this donation if you enter Amazon through our web site and purchase items within 24 hours.

In the event of inclement weather, please listen to WHUD-FM - 100.7, or WPUT-AM - 1510.  Call the library before you leave your home or office.

 

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Zumba Gold Chair Program
Join us for a Zumba Gold Chair Program on Thursdays from 9:15 am to 10 am through December 18th.  Zumba Gold Chair is a fun Latin-inspired dance/fitness program which includes the exciting Latin and international dance rhythms such as the Merengue, Salsa, Cha Cha, Cumbia, etc. This program is great for anyone who may have physical limitations and/or does not feel comfortable in a standing class.  Special consideration is given to ease of movement, mobility and range of motion. Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers and be sure to bring a water bottle.  Before you start any exercise program, it is recommended that you check with your physician. Join the Party! This class is taught by Theresa, a licensed Zumba Instructor and certified Group Fitness Instructor and Aquatic Fitness Professional.  Registration is required.  For more information and to register, call the library at 845-279-6421.

2014 Fall/Winter Story Times

ENCORE:The Mid-Hudson Library System is proud to present a brand new on line catalog search with improved features to connect you with what you want faster than ever! At search.midhudsonlibraries.org you now have access to “one-stop shopping” - a single search box that will search across the millions of book, movie, eBook, and audiobook titles available to you through the Mid-Hudson Library System PLUS downloadable articles from over 7,000 magazine and journals! In addition, you can now check out eBooks and e Audiobooks right in the library catalog! You will see all items you have checked out – both physical items like books and your downloads like eBooks – in your account. Try the new catalog today. 

DOWNLOAD Audiobooks & eBooks
Enjoy titles on your cell phone, iPod® or eBook reader.

Brewster Standard On Line
The Brewster Public Library is pleased and proud to offer the on line edition of the Brewster Standard. The Brewster Standard was the newspaper which covered  the Village of Brewster and the Town of Southeast  from 1870  to 1982 when Emerson Addis, a young printer, came from Appleton, Wisconsin to start a new newspaper.  It not only reported news from  Brewster and Southeast but also Tilly Foster, Sodom,
Patterson,Carmel, Mahopac, Somers, North Salem, Croton Falls and  Danbury, Conn.  Many people eagerly awaited the weekly edition of the Brewster Standard to see if their births, wedding or other events in their lives were printed. Emerson  Addis and his daughter, Marjorie, known as “Marj” to all, did most of the writing, editing, printing and delivering of the Standard from 1870 until 1982 when fire destroyed the building on Main Street.

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Downloadable audiobooks

Book Club in a Bag -Everything you need to help you run your own book discussion group! Click here for information

Chiltons Car Repair Manual: Do-It Yourself Auto Repair Information: Maintenance and repair information for domestic and imported automobiles, with monthly updates.

Tumble books are animated, talking picture books which teach children the joy of reading.

Practice Tests and Education Reference Center

 

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