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Ulster County New York Public Libraries

There are some eighteen public libraries in Ulster County New York. They belong to the Mid-Hudson Library System that serves the communities of Columbia, Duchess, Greene, Putnam, and Ulster Counties. They share a catalog that includes a sizable collection of Genealogical materials. It can be accessed through the link above. Libraries in Ulster County are listed below with their contact information:

  • Elting Memorial Library - New Paltz
    93 Main Street
    New Paltz, New York
    Telephone: (845) 255 - 5030
    Library Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:00am to 8:00pm, Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00pm to 5:30pm, Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm, Sunday: 1pm to 4pm
    • Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection
      The Haviland-Heidgerd Historical Collection is the non-circulating research section of the Elting Memorial Library. Considered the best genealogical and local history collection in the Mid-Hudson Valley, it is a repository for primary source material and published works relating to the Hudson Valley. Its strongest focus is on the town and village of New Paltz. The facility can order microfilms from the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Its holdings also include church, cemetery, Bible, census, and vital records. It also has genealogies, Maps, directories,vertical files, newspapers, photigraphs, and more.
      Hours and Contact information:
      Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 10:00am to 5:30pm, Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00pm to 5:30pm
      Telephone: (845) 255-5030
      Email: havilandheidgerd@yahoo.com
  • Town of Esopus Library
    128 Canal Street
    P.O. Box 1167
    Port Ewen, NY 12466
    Telephone: (845) 338-5580
    FAX (845) 338-5583
    Library Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Friday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.(The Library has summer hours Memorial Day through Labor Day. Saturday 10-2, Sunday closed)
  • Highland Public Library
    30 Church St
    Highland, NY 12528
    Telephone: 845-691-2275
    Fax: 845-691-6302
    Library Hours: Monday: 10am - 5pm, Tuesday: 1 - 8pm, Wednesday: 10am - 8pm, Thursday: 1 - 8pm, Friday: 10am - 5pm, Saturday: 10am - 4pm
    The Highland Library is on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter
    • Clintondale Branch - Highland
      302 Crescent Avenue
      Clintondale, NY 12515
      Telephone: (845) 883-5015
      Library Hours: Tuesday: 10am - 12pm, Wed/Thur: 4 - 7pm
  • Hurley Library
    44 Main St
    PO Box 660
    Hurley, NY 12443
    Telephone: 845-338-2092
    Fax: 845-338-2092
    Email: hurleylibrary@gmail.com
    Library Hours: Monday: 10:00am - 3:00pm, Tuesday: 1:00pm - 7:30pm, Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Thursday: 1:00pm - 7:30pm, Friday: Closed, Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday: Closed
  • Kingston Library
    55 Franklin Street,
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Main Telephone: (845) 331-0507
    Fax (845) 331-7981
    Local History email Inquiries: localhistory@kingstonlibrary.org
  • Marlboro Free Library
    1251 Route 9W
    Marlboro, NY 12542
    Telephone: 845-236-7272
    Fax: 845-236-7635
    E-mail: staff@marlborolibrary.org
    Library Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:30-8:30, Fri 9:30-5, Sat 11-5, Sun 1-5, (except summer)
    Local history material in the Special Collections area contains maps, directories, photographs, church, cemetery, census, Bible, and vital records. Also included are obituaries, yearbooks, and other genealogical information.
  • Milton - Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library - see Sarah Hull Hallock Library below
  • Morton Memorial Library - Pine Hill
    22 Elm Street
    Pine Hill, NY 12465
    Telephone: 845-254-4222
    Fax: 845-254-4222
    Email: pihlibrary@gmail.com
    Library Hours: Monday: Closed, Tuesday: 2:00PM - 6:00PM, Wednesday: 2:00PM - 6:00PM, Thursday: 2:00PM - 6:00PM, Friday: 2:00PM - 6:00PM, Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM, Sunday: Closed
    The Morton Memorial Library is on Facebook.
  • New Paltz - Elting Memorial Library- See the Elting Memorial Library above
  • Olive Free Library Association - West Shokan
    4033 Rt 28-A
    West Shokan, NY 12494
    Telephone: 845-657-2482
    Fax: 845-657-2664
    Email: olivefreelibrary@hvc.rr.com
    Library Hours: Monday: 10:00am - 8:00pm, Tuesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm, Thursday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Friday: Closed, Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: Closed
    The Olive Library Association is on Facebook. They also mention having local history information in their core collection.
  • Phoenicia Library
    48 Main St
    Phoenicia, NY 12464
    Telephone: 845-688-7811
    Fax: 845-688-5605
    Email: phoenicialibrary@gmail.com
    Library Hours" Monday: 1:00PM - 6:00PM, Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM, Wednesday: 1:00PM - 6:00PM, Thursday: 1:00PM - 6:00PM, Friday: 1:00PM - 6:00PM, Saturday: 10:00AM - 3:00PM, Sunday: Closed
    The Phoenicia Library is on Facebook.
  • Pine Hill - Morton Memorial Library- See the Morton Memorial Library above
  • Plattekill Public Library
    2047 Rt. 32
    Modena, NY 12548
    Telephone: (845) 883-7286
    Email: plattekill_lib@hotmail.com
    Email for reference questions or requests: plattekillreference@gmail.com
    Library Hours: Monday 1 pm - 6 pm, Tuesday 1 pm - 8 pm, Wednesday & Thursday 10 am - 8 pm, Friday 1 pm - 6 pm, Saturday 10 am - 3 pm
  • Rosendale Library
    264 Main St.
    Rosedale NY 12472
    Telephone: 845-658-9013
    Email: rosedalelibrary@hvi.net
    Library Hours: Monday-Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Wednesday & Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    The library has a selection of local history books in the Local History Reference area that are available whenever the library is open. In addition, theey have created compilations of information on various topics. These items are unique and available by request. The Local History Coordinator is at the Library Monday through Thursday.
  • Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library - Milton
    56-58 Main St
    PO Box 802
    Milton, NY 12547-0802
    Telephone: 845-795-2200
    Fax: 845-795-1005
    Email: miltonlibrary@live.com
    Library Hours: Monday: 2:00pm - 8:00pm, Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm, Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday: Closed
    The Sarah Hull Hallock is on Facebook
  • Saugerties Public Library
    91 Washington Avenue
    Saugerties, NY 12477
    Phone: 845-246-4317
    Fax: 845-246-0858
    Email: director@saugertiespubliclibrary.org
    Library Hours: Monday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Wednesday: 10:00AM - 8:00PM, Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Friday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM, Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM, Sunday: Closed
    Saugerties Public Library is on Facebook
  • Stone Ridge Library
    P.O. Box 188
    3700 Main Street
    Stone Ridge, NY 12484
    Telephone: 845-687-7023
    Library Hours: Mon. 1:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m., Tues. 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Wed. 10:00 a.m. 8:00 p.m., Thur. 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Sat. 10:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m., Sun. Closed
    The library has a Local history and genealogy collections with a focus on Ulster County sources such as histories and biographical sketches, censuses, cemetery rcords, church records including early Quaker records, death notices, wills, and newspapers.
  • Town of Esopus Library- See under Esopus
  • Town of Ulster Public Library
    860 Ulster Avenue
    Kingston, NY 12401
    Telephone: 845-338-7881
    Fax: 845-338-7884
    Email: ulsterdirector@hvc.rr.com
    Library Hours: Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Tuesday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Wednesday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm, Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm, Sunday: closed
  • West Hurley Public Library
    42 Clover St
    West Hurley, NY 12491
    Telephone: 845-679-6405
    Fax: 845-679-2144
    mailbox@westhurleylibrary.org
    Library Hours: Monday 1-7pm, Tuesday 10am - 6pm, Wednesday 1-7pm, Thursday CLOSED, Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday CLOSED
    The West Hurley Library is on Facebook
  • West Shokan - Olive Free Library Association - See the Olive Library Association listed above
  • Woodstock Public Library District
    5 Library Lane
    Woodstock, New York 12498
    Telephone: 845.679.2213
    Library Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 10am-8pm, Thursday & Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday & Monday Closed
    The Woodstock Library is on Facebook

There are four Ulster County public libraries within the Ramapo Catskill Library System. They are:

  • Cragsmoor Free Library
    Cragsmoor Road
    PO BOX 410
    Cragsmoor, NY 12420
    Telephone/FAX: (845)647-4611
    Email: hgrifo@rcls.org
    Library Hours : Monday, Wednesday, Sunday CLOSED, Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 - 6:30, Friday 2:30 - 6:30 , Saturday 10:30 - 4:30,
  • Ellenville Public Library & Museum
    40 Center Street
    Ellenville NY 12428
    Telephone: 845-647-5530
    Email: epl@rcls.org
    Library Hours: Monday 9:30 - 8:00, Tuesday 9:30 - 8:00, Wednesday 9:30 - 8:00, Thursday 9:30 - 8:00, Friday 9:30 - 5:00, Saturday 9:30 - 3:00, Sunday CLOSED; other closing dates are on their webste.
    This facility is on Facebook.
    The museum has lass plate negatives, historic post cards and oral history cds complement the collection of artifacts and research material housed in the museum. The museum's research files contain a treasure trove of articles, ephemera and photographs. Other highlights of the research room include: Cemetery Records, Obituaries, Civil War Muster Rolls, Yearbooks from Ellenville Central School, Old Telephone Directories, Books on local history and environment, and books by local authors.
  • Museum Hours: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 12 noon - 3 pm and by appointment.
  • Gardiner Library
    Farmer's Turnpike
    Gardiner, NY 12525
    Telephone: (845) 255-1255
    Library Hours (new hours starting Monday Aug 29) Monday closed, Tuesday 11 - 6, Wednesday 11 - 8, Thursday 11 - 8, Friday 11 - 6, Saturday 11 - 4, Sunday 12 - 4
  • Wallkill Public Library
    7 Bona Ventura Avenue
    Wallkill, NY 12589
    Telephone: (845) 895-3707
    Library Hours: Monday 10AM-6PM, Tuesday 10AM-8PM, Wednesday 10AM-8PM, Thursday 10AM-8PM, Friday 10AM-6PM, Saturday 10AM-2PM, Sunday Closed



 

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