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

Sincerely, Maureen Garcia ~Director


JAZZ IN THE SNOW is back at the Library!

Puccini Meets Bechet: Parallels in Opera & Jazz Led by Aaron Johnson

Friday, January 19th from 7 to 8:15 pm

The parallel dimensions of opera and jazz collide with this condensed chamber group featuring operatic vocals, piano, and clarinet and soprano saxophone. Multi-instrumentalist and bandleader Aaron Johnson defines, examines and explores the parallels between Italian composer Giacomo Puccini’s Bel Canto Operatic tradition and the sublime sounds of Sidney Bechet’s New Orleans. 



STORY TIME at the Library

Every Saturday at 10:30 am




Final Public Meeting for Local Flood Analysis at the Mountain Top Library

Tuesday, January 23rd at 6:00 pm


Streamside Landowner Workshop

Saturday, January 27th at the Mountain Top Library


“Responding to Opioid Overdose” Workshop

Wednesday, Feb 7th 3:30 to 4:30 pm or 6:00 to 7:00 pm

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Please register beforehand by phone or email with the Mountain Top Library

Help increase the understanding and awareness of fatal overdoses related to opioids and impact within our community.


An Educational Program by the Alzheimer’s Association

HERE at the Mountain Top Library

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Monday, February 26th from 3 to 4 pm

This program is supported in part by a grant from the New York State Department of Health


Don’t forget to sign up for Spring 2018 CGCC Non-Credit Classes offered HERE at the Mountain Top Library!

CM 28473-1Z The Magic and Glory of Mail Merge Instructor: Joann Lake

Produce professional looking mailings and save time when you take advantage of the mail merge feature in Microsoft Office. Learn the basics of creating and utilizing a mailing list for both form letters and labels for bulk mailings. Participants will learn about the magic of creating a form letter and labels that utilize the master mailing list they have created. The glory comes from a project well done. Students must know how to use the mouse and have a basic working knowledge of Windows. 

Begins: March 27, 2018 3 Tuesdays 6PM – 7:30PM Fee: $ 47.00

HE 62352-1Z Integrated Fitness and Nutrition Instructor: Jaki Elmo, M.A.

This fun and interactive course combines fitness training with information about nutrition and eating well. Each session will feature 45 minutes of exercise and goals plus a 30 minute discussion of healthy eating related topics. The weekly workout will blend strength, cardio and flexibility training tailored to your fitness level. A wide array of topics is planned for the post-workout discussion including meal planning, food psychology, budgeting and the hazards of extreme dieting. Participants will learn how to balance their diets for healthy living in a more sustainable, affordable, and enjoyable manner. Optional: Participants may bring their own dumbbells and a Yoga mat.

Begins: April 7, 2018 6 Saturdays 9AM – 10:15AM Fee: $ 52.00

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.


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!


MAHJONG CLUB meets every Monday at 10AM

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



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.