LaGrange Library




488 Freedom Plains Rd. (Rt.55)
Suite #109
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

Phone: (845) 452-3141
Fax: (845) 452-1974


Directions to the Library


Holiday Closings 2016
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Read our latest newsletter
The BookBag Jan-Apr 2016 issue

Read our latest eNewsletter
eNews - February 2016 issue

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Join the fun and make new friends!

If you're looking for something new to do, check out our Afternoon Knitting Group or Bridge Club!  Both groups meet regularly with no obligation and are open to all skill levels.


Afternoon Knitting meets on Mondays 12:30-2pm in our Community Room.  Work on your latest project, share ideas or show off a finished design, whether it's knitting, crochet or needlework.



Bridge Club meets on Mondays 2-5pm and Thursdays 9:30am-12pm in our Community Room.  Engage in some friendly competition with fellow players.


eMagazines Now Available

Zinio for Libraries, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color, digital magazines for immediate checkout and reading online on desktop and mobile devices — or download through apps.

Browse from your library's collection of popular new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits!



One-on-One eReader Help

Wednesdays, February 17, March 2 & 16
1 hour appointments available at 1pm, 2pm & 3pm

Work one-on-one with Lisa Sassi, Adult Program Coordinator, to get help downloading digital titles to your mobile device using OverDrive.  Bring along your device, library card, PIN, e-mail address and for Kindle devices, you’ll also need your Amazon ID and password.  Register online




Coloring Clubs

For Seniors: Thursday, February 18, 1-2:30pm
For Parents: Tuesday, March 8, 1-2:30pm

Express your creativity with colored pencils and coloring books made just for adults.  Listen to ambient music and enjoy a cup of tea (bring along your mug) as you unplug.  No registration necessary.



Sarah's Afternoon Art Fiction Tea

Wednesday, February 24, 1:30-2:30pm
Facilitated by Sarah Potwin, Library Director

Read something new and participate in an engaging discussion while you enjoy a cup of tea and refreshments.   Bring along your mug!   The selection for February is Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach.  Register online



Cool Season Vegetables

Wednesday, February 24, 6:30-7:30pm
Presented by Mary Nisley, Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener

Take a look at how to grow vegetables that do best during cool weather before the last spring frost such as peas, lettuce, spinach and cabbage.  Generously funded by the Friends of LaGrange Library.  Register online



AARP Smart Driver Course

Saturday, March 5, 9am-4pm

Cost: $20 AARP members /  $25 non-AARP members

Register in person with your non-refundable payment beginning February 15.  Make checks payable to AARP.  You must register prior to the class.  No waiting list.  Participants are welcome to bring their lunch.



Warm Reads & Fabulous Films
Adult Winter Reading Program

January 4 - February 26

Register online or in person and receive a free gift!

Fill out a raffle entry form for each book you've read or film you've seen, and submit them either online or in the raffle jar at the Library.  Submitted entries will be entered in our bi-weekly raffle drawing for the period for your chance to win a beautiful gift basket!

Click here to get started



Enjoy a unique way to be part of a book club where you can participate as much or as little as you want.  Join our online, interactive book club discussion through Facebook (you’ll need to have a Facebook account).  Facilitated by Adult Program Coordinator Lisa Sassi.

The selection for January 4 - February 15 is The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen.



Tax Form Information

New York State forms: Arrived
New York State instructions: Have not arrived

Federal forms & instructions:
1040, 1040A & 1040EZ
instructions & forms have arrived

Due to significant cuts, libraries nationwide will only be supplied with a limited number of major income tax forms and instructions.  Continue to check our website for updates on their arrival.  You'll find information below on how you can get additional forms and instructions:

Federal instructions and forms can be obtained through:

* - to view and download
* - to order tax products to be delivered by mail
* 1-800-829-3676 - to order tax products to be delivered by mail
* Local IRS Office - 191 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, (845)452-2220, Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm (closed 1-2pm for lunch)

New York State instructions and forms can be obtained through:

* - to view and download
* 1-518-457-5431 - to order tax products to be delivered by mail

Online Tax Software Reviews:


Library staff can assist you in accessing tax information online.  Forms and instructions can be printed at a cost of 10 cents per page.


Calling all artists!

Are you intersested in displaying your collection of artwork?
We're offering the use of our new gallery hanging system to local artists to exhibit their work for display purposes.  For more information read our Display and Exhibit Policy.

If you're interested in displaying your artwork, please fill out a Display and Exhibit Application (PDF).

This information can always be found under the Library Information tab on the navigation bar.



*** Important Information for Town of Union Vale Residents ***

Based upon the Mid-Hudson Library System (MHLS) Board of Trustees acceptance of the official claims, MHLS and its 66 member libraries will implement a restriction, as authorized in the state approved MHLS Direct Access Plan, on loaning non-print library materials to the residents of the Town of Union Vale.  The restriction is effective August 3, 2015.   For more information, please contact Union Vale Town Hall, 249 Duncan Rd., Lagrangeville, NY 12540 or by phone at (845)724-5600.

Media Release - Union Vale Restrictions

Local Public Funds for Library Services Per Capita - Past 3 Years


Donating Items to the LaGrange Library

Donated items may be dropped off on
Wednesdays 9:30am-8pm & Saturdays 9:30am-2pm
There's a limit of 25 items per family per day.

Items must be in excellent condition.  Please refer to the Friends of LaGrange Library Donation Policy for information on what items qualify.  Your donations are tax deductible and receipts are available at the Circulation Desk upon request.  As a courtesy to our fellow tenants, please do not leave donations in the hallway, as it creates a fire safety and tripping hazard.


* PayPal donations will not be recorded as "anonymous" unless the donor instructs the Library otherwise.


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