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

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia ~Director

UPCOMING FREE PROGRAMS:

TONIGHT!! 23Arts Initiative Lecture Series

Artist Talk: The Magic of Mahalia

JAZZ @ HATHAWAY: The Magic of Mahalia

Kicking off the 2017 JAZZ @ HATHAWAY series in Tannersville, Brianna Thomas, the “best young straight-ahead jazz singer of her generation” (Wall Street Journal), draws on two titans of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson and Thomas Dorsey, in this modern take on the remarkable songs that reshaped America’s sacred music.

Join us at the Mountain Top library for a free pre-concert Artist Talk before the concert at Hathaway (across from the Deer Mountain Inn).

Co-presented with the Catskill Jazz Factory in part with this year’s 23Arts Summer Music & Jazz Festival in Tannersville, NY

Friday, July 21st at 6:00pm at the Mountain Top Library

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Follow the Mountain Top Library to the Arboretum! Join us Saturday, July 22nd at 10:30 am for Story Time in the Shade!

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SCRAPBOOKING CLUB & ADULT COLORING!!

4:00 to 5:00pm

A range of materials will be provided to boost your creativity!!

 

MONDAYS this Summer–July 24th, and August 28th

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KIDS CREATE!! Tuesday July 25th at 10:30 am

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Hands on crafts with our own Maureen Garcia! For ages 12 and under

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Join us for our AUTHOR MEET & GREET! with local authors Christopher Mari and Jeremy K. Brown Saturday, July 29th at 2:00pm

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23Arts Initiative Lecture Series

Artist Talk: Walking Distance

JAZZ @ HATHAWAY: Yardbird to Freebird

Sharing their passion for bebop and the music of master saxophonist Charlie “Yardbird” Parker, the ever-dynamic and vanguard jazz quartet Walking Distance present this Catskill Jazz Factory debut of their upcoming sophomore release, Freebird.

Join us at the Mountain Top library for a free pre-concert Artist Talk before the concert at Hathaway (across from the Deer Mountain Inn).

Co-presented with the Catskill Jazz Factory in part with this year’s 23Arts Summer Music & Jazz Festival in Tannersville, NY

Friday, July 28th at 6:00pm at the Mountain Top Library

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23Arts Initiative Lecture Series

Artist Talk: Hollywood & Vine, Jazz Goes West

JAZZ @ HATHAWAY: Hollywood & Vine, Jazz Goes West

Hollwood & Vine rising vocalist Veronica Swift joins Aaron Johnson (saxophone, clarinet and flute) as he leads this night with a fresh look at time-tested favorites as well as less recognized gems, drawing from the repertoire of June Christy and Bob Cooper, Stan Kenton, Julie London, Buddy Collette, Shorty Rogers, and the Lighthouse All-Stars.

Join us at the Mountain Top library for a free pre-concert Artist Talk before the concert at Hathaway (across from the Deer Mountain Inn).

Co-presented with the Catskill Jazz Factory in part with this year’s 23Arts Summer Music & Jazz Festival in Tannersville, NY

Friday, August 4th at 6:00pm at the Mountain Top Library

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Mountain Top Drum and Dance

 Community Jam Friday, August 4th 

 Jam Session is from 7:00-10:00pm

All ages welcome and no prior experience is needed! Bring your own instruments; some percussion instruments will be available for sharing

For more info Contact: Olympia 516-242-5206 or Sonia 518-263-3709

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23Arts Initiative Lecture Series

Artist Talk: Songs of Protest & Reconciliation

Songs of Protest & Reconciliation

South African jazz vocalist Vuyo Sotashe performs the politically-charged songs of artists who expressed the cultural revolution of 1960s America through pop, rock, soul, and jazz. Sotashe and his band will perform songs by artists such as Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Miriam Makeba, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, and Harry Belafonte.

Join us at the Mountain Top Library for a free pre-concert Artist Talk before the performance at Last Chance Tavern.

Co-presented with the Catskill Jazz Factory in part with this year’s 23Arts Summer Music & Jazz Festival in Tannersville, NY

Friday, August 11th at 6:00pm at the Mountain Top Library

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FRANCIS X. DRISCOLL

Images of the Northern Catskills

Lecture and Slide Show at the Mountain Top Library

Friday, August 18th at 6:00pm

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 Francis X. Driscoll is an award winning nature photographer, whose work has appeared in many publications, including National Geographic Explorer and Cynthia Dantzic’s prestigious art book 100 New York Photographers. Over the years he has captured some of the most iconic images of the Great Northern Catskills, and his work evokes a sense of understanding for what inspired the birth of the Hudson River School of Art nearly two centuries ago. Come join us at the Mountain Top Library for an evening of local imagery and discussion with Francis Driscoll!

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Show Some LOVE for Your Library!!

Ask your representatives to stand up for an increase in library aid.

Contact your Legislators at:

http://midhudson.org/topics/sustainable-libraries/advocacy/mhls-legislators/

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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.

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STORY TIME

at the Mountain Top Library!

 Everyone is Welcome!

Every Friday at 10:30 am

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AND WAY MORE FREE PROGRAMS TO COME!

Check out these weekly and biweekly FREE happenings as well…

LEGO CLUB! Every Tuesday 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Let us know if you are interested in running your own game club!

 

NUTRITION AT NOON meets Wednesday at 12PM

Support and information for weight management and nutrition related ailments

 

DROP-IN CRAFTS Every Saturday

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

 

MAHJONG CLUB meets every Tuesday at 1:00PM

Let us know if you are interested in running your own game club!

 

 

ESL (English as a Second Language) every Monday 5:00-7:00PM

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 http://www.columbiahealthnet.org/programs/navigator/ or http://allianceforpositivehealth.org

 

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

Next time you shop online, visit
http://www.smile.amazon.com

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

     

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: http://tannersvilleny.org/

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.