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

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

E-mail: lagrangelibrary@laglib.org

Directions to the Library


Holiday Closings 2019
Memorial Day - May 27
Independence Day - July 4
Labor Day - Sept 2
Thanksgiving - Nov 27 at 5pm & Nov 28
Christmas - Dec 24 & 25
New Year's - Dec 31 & Jan 1

The mission of the LaGrange Association Library is to provide opportunities for education, enrichment and recreation to the people of the LaGrange community.

Read our latest newsletter
The BookBag Sept-Dec 2019 issue

Read our latest eNewsletter
eNews - October 2019 issue

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Book & Media Donations

Book and media donations are accepted Monday through Saturday during library hours. There's a limit of 25 items per family per day.

For more information, please refer to
LaGrange Library's Book & Media Donation Procedure

Universal Class brings libraries lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

Log into Universal Class with your library card through the link on our eResources page or through HomeAcess.


Appalachian Fiddle Music
performed by Ambrose Verdibello

Wednesday, October 23, 6-7:30pm

Learn about the music from the setting of this year's Big Read selection Burning Bright by Ron Rash.  Drop by to listen to fiddler Ambrose Verdibello play Appalachian fiddle music, explain the music's origin, and give a brief demonstration on how to play the fiddle.

Registration required

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Author Talk with Anthony Musso featuring his book "Setting the Record Straight: The music and careers of recording artists from the 1950s and early 1960s...in their own words"
Wednesday, October 16, 6:15-7:30pm (register)

Returning to Work While Receiving Social Security Disability Insurance & Supplemental Security Income Benefits
Mandi Sheraden, Taconic Resources Mobile Benefits Counselor
Monday, October 21, 6-7pm (register)

Appalachian Fiddle Music (Big Read Event)
Ambrose Verdibello, Fiddler
Wednesday, October 23, 6-7:30pm (register)

No-Sew Fabric Spiderweb Capes
Cost $5
Friday, October 25, 5-7pm (register in person by 10/23/19)

Big Read Book Discussion
Monday, October 28, 6-7pm (register)

Medicare 101
Gerriann Brenner, Medicare Specialist
Wednesday, October 30, 6-7:30pm (register)

Arm Knitting
Cost $5
Friday, November 1, 6-7:30pm (register in person by 10/30/19)

Alzheimer's for Caregivers - Early Stage (3-part series)
Eileen Hendrickson, Alzheimer's Assn. Care Consultant & Director of Early Stage Services
Mondays, November 4, 11 & 18, 6-7:30pm (register)

Big Read Book Discussion
Wednesday, November 6, 6-7pm (register)

Automatic Renewal Of Your Checked Out Items Is Here

Your eligible checked out items will automatically be renewed two (2) days before they are due, adding the extension to the existing due date. Items that other patrons have on hold, that have been renewed the maximum of two times, or are not eligible for renewal, will not be renewed.

If you receive your library notifications by email, you will receive a courtesy notice letting you know of any items that were automatically renewed and those that were not. If you currently receive your notifications by phone, and would like to switch to email so you can receive these courtesy notices, please contact the Circulation Desk at 452-3141.


“Smile” to Support Your Library!

If you order through AmazonSmile and select LaGrange Association Library as your charitable organization, the Library will receive 0.5% of your total purchase amount from the Amazon Foundation. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know: same products, same prices, same service,so please consider shopping at smile.amazon.com and choosing the Library. It’s a small, simple gesture, but means so much! Many thanks for all of your continued support.


Turning Outward Report

LaGrange Library hosted a series of Community Conversations from May-September 2018 and published a summary of the information gleaned from these meetings in the Turning Outward Report. The report will assist the Library in the formation of its Long-Range Plan for 2020-2022. LaGrange Library wishes to thank all those who participated.


Passport Services

We offer passport services for new applications and photos during convenient service hours. Click here for complete information.

Passport services are by appointment only and can be scheduled using our Passport Appointment Calendar. You must schedule one appointment per applicant.



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

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