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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:

Peace Village Workshop and Meditation

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Visit the Mountain Top Library at Earth Day 2019!

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Made Possible by a generous grant from

Thank You!!

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Join us for our May Book Club!

Hosted by the Mountain Top Library & The Mountain Brook

Thursday, May 2nd from 5:00 – 7:00pm At the Mountain Brook in Tannersville

 Get Your Copy of  Unorthodox by Deborah Feldman

Available in Print or Overdrive Audiobook format at the Library

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The Hunter Elementary School Library, Mountain Top Library, and CROP Program will be hosting a Spring Family Literacy Day! A fun day for the entire family to enjoy! Listen to some spring themed stories, create some seasonal crafts and savor some yummy treats.

Saturday, May 4th 10:30am

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May is Watershed Month! Join us for “Arresting the Floodwaters” hosted by GCSWCD

Please register by Thursday, May 2nd

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The Library is offering FREE Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

New York State’s most recent Sexual Harassment Prevention Law requires every employer in New York State to adopt sexual harassment prevention policy and sexual harassment prevention training that meet or exceed the law’s minimum standards. 

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Thursdays at 4:00 PM

Everyone is Welcome!

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Conversational Spanish Group

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Second Wednesday of Every Month

Next Meeting May 8th at 3 pm

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

Everyone is Welcome!

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MOUNTAIN TOP DRUM AND DANCE

Community Jam– Friday, May 10th from 7-10pm

Join us on the 1St Friday of each month to connect with old and new friends as you explore rhythm in a fun community setting, all ages welcome, no experience necessary, bring your own drum/percussion or share one of ours, or come to dance!!! Join our email list for up to date drum and dance info.

For more info Contact: Olympia 516-242-5206

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Weaving Talk with Artist Laura Pierce

Saturday, May 11th at 2:00 pm

Come join us for a discussion on how cloth is made!

Laura Pierce will discuss different types of weaving on several different types of looms and with different fibers. She will also talk about how to spin raw fleece into wool, how to make felt from raw wool and the many uses of different animal fibers. Laura will bring a variety of implements and samples to help you visualize the process and you will be able to try your hand at weaving on a small sample loom.

Laura Pierce was taught by Master Weaver Norma Ingles and has been weaving for 30 years. Inspired by nature, Laura enjoys weaving household textiles and wearables in a variety of fibers and sharing her knowledge with others.

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Come visit our booth at Fromer Market Gardens “Second Saturday” May 11th 2019 local craft/food/art makers and more!

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FRANCIS X. DRISCOLL

Every Picture has a Story : Lecture and Slide Show

Friday, May 17th at 6:00pm

Francis X. Driscoll is an award winning nature photographer, whose work has appeared in many publications, including National Geographic Explorer and Cynthia Dantzic’s art book 100 New York Photographers. Over the years he has captured some of the most iconic images of the Great Northern Catskills. Not only will Francis X. Driscoll discuss, stories behind and around, his work of the Catskills, he will also discuss work photographed in the West and Southwest United States.

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Spring Art Contest at the Mountain Top Library!

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CGCC Noncredit Course offered HERE!

Photograph the beauty of Spring with award winning photographer Francis X. Driscoll

 We will hike to a waterfall and/or a panoramic overlook to capture the beauty of Spring. Hands on instruction with camera settings, lenses, filters, exposure, depth of field, composition, HDR, stitched panoramas, etc. will be provided. We will return to the Mountain Top Library to review, post process and discuss our images.

Students should feel comfortable with manual exposure. An SLR camera is recommended but not required with tripod if you have one. Some tripods will be available for use. Students must have their own transportation to photographic shoot locations. We will try to carpool as much as possible. We will meet at the Mountain Top Library at 7:30am and travel to the Trail Head. Course Max. 12 students, Min. of 6 students.

One Class. Friday, May 24th from 7:30am – 4:00pm $65.00 FEE

 Please contact CGCC to register: 518-622-4181, Ext. 3341

Check out Francis X. Driscoll at: francisxdriscoll.com

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Sunday, June 9th at 1:30 pm

at the historic Washington Irving Inn

Price: $25 per person

     In commemoration of our 11TH YEAR, the Friends of the Mountain Top Library will once again be holding a High Tea and Silent Auction, for their annual fund raising event.  This event is to support the on-going work of The Friends to supplement library services, raise public awareness, help to expand programs and promote use of the library.  The Friends also sponsor programs to encourage the love of reading and the discovery of knowledge in our children.

     Join us for Stefania’s acclaimed High Tea which will be served PROMPTLY at 2PM. A NEW abbreviated program, without speeches, will provide ample time for shopping and bidding! There is something for everyone!  This year the Friends are once again encouraging attendees to wear HATS!!

Please RSVP by June 1st

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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!

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DROP-IN CRAFT

Every Saturday at 10:30 am

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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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AND WAY MORE FREE PROGRAMS TO COME!

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 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!

     

 

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: 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 !