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Thank you for visiting our website! Please come and visit our lovely library too!

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia ~Director


Local Photography of the Mountain Top

Slide Show with Elaine Warfield

 Thursday, January 31st at 6:00pm

Local artist and author Elaine Warfield will present a Slide Show showcasing a collection of pictures old and new (1900’s to 2018), of various locations on the mountain top.

An amateur photographer, Elaine has published four photo books on the mountain top/Northern Catskills region, everything from waterfalls, creeks, mountain ranges, moonrise at South Lake, full moon at Palenville Overlook, sunset at Sunset Rock to the Milky Way above Kaaterskill Falls. Questions and participation welcome.


23Arts in the Snow II

Folk Element

Friday, February 1st 7:00PM – 8:15 PM

Adam Moezinia and his “Folk Element” Trio are rooted in the jazz tradition, but continue on to incorporate influences of folk and world music. Hear and experience as they explore the relationship between jazz music of the past century and ancient Folk traditions from West Africa, The United Kingdom and more. Featuring Charles Goold on drums and Adrian Moring on bass.

Guitarist Adam Moezinia has shared the stage with artists such as Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, George Coleman, Paquito D’Rivera, and Jane Monheit, and has performed at venues across the country including the Hollywood Bowl, the Kodak Theatre, Monterey Jazz Festival, the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Blue Note, the Jazz Standard, Joe’s Pub, and Jazz Alley. Recently, he has taught at “Jazz for Young People” as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center and Skidmore Jazz Camp in Saratoga Springs, New York.


Join us for our February Book Club!

Hosted by the Mountain Top Library & The Mountain Brook

Thursday, February 7th from 5:00 – 7:00pm At the Mountain Brook in Tannersville

 Get Your Copy of Circe by Madeline Miller

Available in Print, eBook, or Audiobook format at the Library



Community Jam– Friday, February 8th from 7-10pm

All ages welcome, no prior experience needed!

Bring instruments; some percussion instruments will be available for sharing

For more info Contact: Olympia 516-242-5206


23Arts in the Snow III

Brownie Speaks

Friday, February 15th 7:00PM – 8:15 PM

“Trumpeter of abundant poise” (NYT) Dominick Farinacci leads a quartet in this honoring and exploration of the music of jazz icon Clifford “Brownie” Brown and beyond. This is the first installment in a developing world premiere project leading up to for a full orchestral residency and debut with the Catskill Jazz Factory in 2019.

Farinacci has been recently credited the title Global Ambassador to Jazz at Lincoln Center by Wynton Marsalis, working to further integrate jazz into communities around the world. He graduated from The Juilliard School in 2005 launching his career in Japan with a prolific run of eight albums, later releasing two more globally. He has performed in more than 120 cities in 14 countries around the world, was a featured guest on ABC’s Good Morning America, and is a TED Speaker.


Conversational Spanish Group

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Interested in improving your Spanish/English skills? Join us for this new informal group! Hosted by Carlos Gonzalez and the Mountain Top Library.

Please call/email the library if you are interested in joining. Carlos Gonzalez’s contact information is available upon request.


Thursdays at 4:00 PM

Everyone is Welcome!


Greene County Soil & Water

Streamside Landowner Workshop

Please register by Thursday April 11, 2019


Collection for Mountain Top Library Patrons!

OverDrive doesn’t have what you are looking for?? Let us know through OverDrive, or in person at the Library, and we may purchase it for you!



Every Saturday at 10:30 am


friends of the lib

 “The Friends of the Mountain Top Library” is a nonprofit volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the library and keeping the love of reading alive in our community.  We meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7:00PM in the Library and our activities include a book donation to the pre K and K classes of HTCSD Elementary School; the Dennis Lucas JR annual scholarship for best essay to a HTCSD Senior; our annual High Tea and Silent Auction; as well as several book and bake sales.

Membership is $10 for single and $20 for family.

 Please make checks payable to “The Friends of the Mountain Top Library,” PO Box 427, Tannersville NY, 12485 or drop off your membership fee at the Library. Please include your name, address and email with your check or cash for our records and mailing list for events and notifications.



Check out these weekly and biweekly FREE happenings as well…

DROP-IN CRAFTS Every Saturday

Get Crafty! Every Saturday from 10am to 5pm we offer a free kids craft!



ESL (English as a Second Language) every Monday 3:00PM

All are welcome! Please stop by if you are new to the area. No need to register beforehand.        


FREE Health Care Assistance at the Mountain Top Library by Appointment

Two different local agencies available to assist you with your health insurance needs

To schedule your appointment or for more information, visit or


Shop on AMAZON.COM and Help Support the Mountain Top Library!

Next time you shop online, visit

Choose “Mountain Top Library” as your charity organization and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to your favorite library!



Thank you to Stewart’s Shops and the Bank of Greene County for all of their support!

Pictures of our newly renovated library are up!

After eight years, our renovations are finally complete!

Pictures of our new renovation are online, and they can be found in our About Us section.

eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

Tannersville Website

Visit the highest incorporated village in the Catskills, and the home of our library:

Online Catalog Help Center

Check out the newly updated Online Catalog Help Center with new information and video guides for downloading eBooks and Audiobooks, Reading History, Advanced Searching and much more.

tumblebooksTumbleBooks are electronic versions of kids’ favorite picture books with added animation, sound, music and narration.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.

Learn a foreign language fast!

Looking for fun, interactive language lessons? Lessons available in over 30  languages !