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

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia ~Director

Hello out there Mountain Top Community!

On Display Now Through May:

“Save The Earth”  An Art Exhibit of Works Created by the HTC Early Morning Art Program


Living Safely with Bears: a Presentation by the New York State Department of Conservation

Thursday, June 8th @ 6pm

Learn about living with black bears and removing attractants.

DEC encourages residents to report bear incidents by calling Region 4 Wildlife (during business hours) 607-652-7367 or 1-844-DEC-ECOS (1-844-332-3267) after hours and weekends. For more information on how to live responsibly with black bears, please visit DEC’s webpage and


Joyful Yoga with Mary Jude Cohen

Thursdays @ 10am

*Please Bring A Mat*



Thursdays @ 4 pm


Community Connection Event

Thursday, June 1st, 10am-5pm

~Apply for low cost or free internet, devices, cell service, and discounted laptops~

~Access local and regional resources for jobs, housing, healthcare & more!~

~Learn about the Library Services available at no cost to YOU!~

Click HERE & Learn More About Digital Navigator Services 

~If Possible, Bring Your Laptop, Tablet, or Phone~


Wildlife Show @ Mountain Top Library
Saturday, June 3rd
12 pm

Birds of Prey are back by popular demand!
Get close to these majestic predators with your host, Bill Robinson of Robinson’s Wildlife Lectures.

Part of the Earth Celebration, Taking Place at Mountain Top Library from 11am-2pm



Story Walk in the Woodland! 
A Collaboration Between The Mountain Top Arboretum and
Mountain Top Library.

Visit the Mountain Top Arboretum on the
Following Dates for a Story Walk:

Saturday, June 3rd- Sunday, June 11th

Saturday, July 1st – Sunday, July 9th

Saturday, August 5th – Sunday, August 13th

Saturday, September 2nd – Sunday, September 10th

Supplies for a related craft  will be available.
The Mountain Top Arboretum is located at 4 Maude Adams Road, Tannersville

For More Info Visit The Mountain Top Arboretum Website


Greene Room Player Songbirds Concert

Friday, June 9th @ 7pm


Juicy June:
A Nutrition Program at Mountain Top Library

Saturday, June 17th

12-2 pm

Health and Nutrition Coach, Deborah C. Smith Shares Recipes & Samples of Some of Her Favorite Healthy Juices!

Produce courtesy of our friends & neighbors at
Fromer Market Gardens

*Registration Required+
Call 518-589-5707

Visit for more info!


Story Time @ The Mountain Top Library

Tuesdays @ 11 am


Local History Round Table

*Meets the second Monday of the Month @ 3pm*

Next Date: Monday, June 12th


Free Seeds & More at Mountain Top Library.

Visit our Library of Local Kiosk for tools, seeds, books, and other resources that are going to help you make your gardening goals a reality this summer!


Take Non-Credit Courses @ The Mountain Top Library via Columbia-Greene Community College!

Please Note: These Classes Have Course Fees

To Register, Call The Office of Community Engagement at  518-697-6370 or Complete The Online Registration Request Form HERE


Introduction to Astrology:

Term: Summer 2023
Course Number: SI 99268-1Z
Course Title: Introduction to Astrology
Start Date: 05/31/2023
Course Fee: $160

Landscape Photography in the Catskills

Term: Summer 2023
Course Number: AR 16454-1Z
Course Title: Landscape Photography in the Catskills
Start Date: 06/10/2023
Course Fee: $90

Relative(ly) Speaking: Recording Family Oral Histories and Stories

Term: Summer 2023
Course Number: SI 99374-1Z
Course Title: Relative(ly) Speaking: Recording Family Oral Histories and Stories
Start Date: 07/10/2023
Course Fee: $45

Refresh Your Communication Skills

Term: Summer 2023
Course Number: PR 72043-1A
Course Title: Refresh Your Communication Skills
Start Date: 07/20/2023
Course Fee: $90

Venusian Energy Workshop

Term: Summer 2023
Course Number: SI 99376-1Z
Course Title: Venusian Energy Workshop
Start Date: 08/12/2023
Course Fee: $25



The Mid-Hudson Library System has partnered with 

Upper Hudson Library System

Mohawk Valley Library System

Southern Adirondack Library

Giving You Access to MORE eBooks & Audiobooks!
Sign in to Libby & OverDrive Today! 


Hoopla BingePass!

 BingePass is a new type of hoopla Instant borrow that provides patrons with unlimited access to popular streaming content for 7 days, using only one hoopla borrow!

Get more information HERE!


Piano Hour @ The Library 

~Mondays @4 pm~

To Sign Up, Call 518-589-5707


ESL Classes

Tuesdays @ 3 pm

Weekly ESL Group Coordinated by Literacy Connections of the Hudson Valley. For More Info, Call 518-828-1792 EXT. 104


WiFi Hotspots Available For Mountain Top Library Cardholders!


Friends of the Mountain Top Library: Buck-A-Book Sale!

Books, DVDs, CDs, Games & More- All $1 Each


Community Cookbooks In Support Of The Mountain Top Library

Now Available For Pick Up!

Sold Separately, or Pick Up Both for $20

~Simply Homemade $15~

~Bonus Bounty $5~


Check Out These Awesome Local Book Clubs!


Looking For A Job?



Services provided through the Mental Health Association of Columbia-Greene Counties, Inc.

Learn More HERE!








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.




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

eBooks for Kids!

Overdrive 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.

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 !

United Way Greene & Columbia County