Welcome to the Mountain Top Library!


Thank you for visiting our website, please come and visit our beautiful new library as well! We are very excited to be at this great new location and even more enthused about the ability to offer wonderful programs and classes now too. Just check out the list below to find out about Upcoming Events at the Mountain Top Library. You can also e-mail us to request to be placed on our e-mail mailing list: tanmttoplib@aol.com, this way you’ll always know what is going on. Want to get involved? Just ask how you can easily become a ‘Friend of the Mountain Top Library’. Thanks again for visiting, please come and see us soon, because the Mountain Top Library is truly ‘More than Books!’

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia, Library Director




Meets Every Tuesday at 4:00 PM


Peace Village Lecture Series




Thursday May 5th 6:00 -7:30PM

Forgiveness is an art. Come understand the process and steps to forgiveness and how to enjoy this process in your life!

During this workshop we will: Learn how to make forgiveness complete so the same pain and sorrow do not return again and again; experiment with deep healing activities to enable forgiveness of the self and others; and experience guided meditation and interactive time.


Greene County Soil & Water Presents…

“RiverWebs” Film Showing



 This documentary follows the life and work of Japanese ecologist, Dr. Shigeru Nakano. For more information check out the website: www.gcswcd.com

at the Mountain Top Library
Friday May 6th from 7:00PM to 8:00PM




Our like-to-like self-help support group comforts and guides those who have lost a friend or loved one on their journey through grief to healing and a normal, productive and fulfilling life once again.

 Will meet every first Saturday of the Month at the Mountain Top Library

Starting Saturday May 7th at 2:00 PM


Public Hearing held by the Town Board of the Town of Hunter at the Mountain Top Library

A Public Hearing shall be held regarding the proposed local laws, which will repeal Local law #4 and #5 of the year 1989, known as the Regulating Timber Harvesting Law of the Town of Hunter. The Town Board shall receive comments from the public, upon said proposed local laws.  

Friday May 13th at 7:00PM 



Come check out our Hunter-Tannersville students’ art work at the Mountain Top Library!

student art show

The Art Show will be open April 15th – May 14th

Pick you favorite and submit your vote at the Library Circulation Desk! The “Patron Favorite Award” will be awarded to 1 elementary and 1 high school student

Students K thru 6th can win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize! Prizes include: movie tickets and popcorn, and/or ice cream vouchers!

High School artwork is divided into two categories: mixed media and photography. Up to 6 prizes will be awarded!

The Award Ceremony will be held May 14th at 11:00AM



Spring Edition


Learn & share surprising ways to utilize your slow cooker for nutritious and affordable meals that are easy to put together!


Monday May 16th at 6:00PM


Nutritional Counseling & Support Group
Monthly Sessions


These sessions will serve as an ongoing resource for those who suffer chronic diseases related to diet including diabetes, heart disease, hyper-tension, and obesity.

Starts Thursday May 19th at 6:00 PM


Digital Story Building

Wednesday May 25th at 11:00AM 

This interactive series will blend technology and creativity for a fun and unique story time! 

Collaborative story making with digital tools is a playfully modern way to introduce children to narrative, allowing them to choose from a wide variety of settings, characters, and story events. Working as a group, we will build a colorful story from scratch and watch it come to life on the library walls!  

*Designed for children up to Kindergarten age




Friday May 27th at 6:00PM

Please join us for an evening of music with the talented LISA KOVALIK !




Finding Butterflies!

Presented by Jerry Schneider

Learn the importance of leaving the screen and electronics behind, getting out into fields, and investigating places where butterflies find food and lay their eggs!

In addition, we will discuss differences between butterflies and moths, where to find butterflies and how to attract butterflies to our gardens. We will also learn interesting butterfly facts and behaviors– did you know butterflies taste with their feet?!

After the presentation, children will create their own butterfly tee shirt (heavy, 100% cotton). Children may purchase heavy cotton shirts for $4.00, or bring their own.

Friday July 29th at 3:30 PM



Check out these weekly and biweekly FREE happenings as well…

Computer Assistance every Wednesday 2:00-6:00PM

Have any questions about computers, information technology, or about your personal tech devices? Stop by and ask our very talented Patron Technology Assistant James Farley! Please make an appointment beforehand so that  he can better assist you — call or stop by the circulation desk to signup! 518-589-5707

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.                     

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.