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

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia ~Director


The Mountain Top Library will be CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day Monday, May 28th

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Community Jam– Friday, June 1st from 7-10pm

The first Friday of every month at the Mountain Top Library

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


Follow the Library to the Arboretum!

Saturdays — June 2nd, June 30th, July 21st, August 18th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am



Unveiling of the Justine L Hommel Memorial Highway at the Mountain Top Historical Society



Sonatas for Two Violins

Friday, June 8th from 7:00 – 8:00 PM

 An evening for two violins featuring Jaram Kim and Tarn Travers performing:

Sonata for two violins Op. 3, N. 2 – Jean-Marie Leclair

Sonata for two violins in C major Op.56 – S. Prokofiev

Sonata for two violins – E. Ysaye


Responding to Opioid Overdose – Training & Workshop

Wednesday, June 13th – 2 Sessions – PLEASE REGISTER


Tannersville Safe at Home Committee

Thursday, June 14th at 6:00 pm

The Mountain Top Library is hosting this event in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Mayor Dr. Lee McGunnigle will introduce the “Safe at Home” Committee. Everyone is invited to attend this vital event to inform, educate, and prevent the exploitation of the elderly.




Join us for an education program by the Alzheimer’s Association

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body

Wednesday, June 27th from 11-12 pm

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CGCC Noncredit Course offered HERE!  at the Mountain Top Library

The Elements of Creative Writing

 This course will explore various elements that comprise the writing of fiction by providing discussions, exercises and writing experiences that address the following question: How do I develop a story that presents meaningful conflict with realistic characters who speak authentically to each other? It would be very helpful if participants bring to class an idea for a short story or novel, or an incomplete short story or novel they have been working on. Part of the course will allow opportunities for sharing suggestions to further develop ideas or further develop the work of participants.

Instructor: Russ Kratz, Ph.D

Fee: $72.00 Class Begins: July 10th for  4 Tuesdays **11:00 am – 1:00pm**

**Please note, there is a misprint in the CGCC course catalog on the time of this class***

Contact the office of Community Services of Columbia Greene Community College at 518-828-4181 ext. 3342 or visit the CGCC website for more information or to register.


New Additions to our OverDrive Ebook & Audiobook 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!



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 !

Need to repair your car?

Wondering if your car has a recall? Get the full Chilton Manual for any car through our website! With your library card you get anytime, anywhere access for every domestic and foreign automobile and light truck.