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 May-Aug 2019 issue

Read our latest eNewsletter
eNews - July 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

Animal Embassy's Over the Moon Animal Adventure
Monday, July 22, 6-6:45pm

Families with children of all ages are invited to go on a nocturnal journey through the fascinating night life of the animal kingdom!  Explore the night-time activities and adaptations with live Animal Ambassadors such as a Spectacled Owl or Indian Peahen, a Red-eyed Tree Frog, a Red Foot Tortoise, a Mojave Ball Python, a long-haired Rabbit and a Solomon Islands Monkey-Tailed Skink or New Caledonian Giant Gecko!

No registration necessary...just drop in!


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.


Summer Reading Program 2019

Set up an account online to record the books you’ve read. Once you’ve completed your reading requirement of ten (10) books, stop in to receive a magnetic picture frame and to be entered in the gift basket raffle drawing!

Parents can record the books their child has read by setting up an account online or stopping in to pick up Reading Record. Children will receive a beading kit as a gift for registering! Once they’ve completed the reading requirement for their age group, they’ll be entered in a raffle drawing for a special prize! And don’t forget to stop in to pick up a Book Bingo Card, where children will receive a prize each time they complete a Bingo!

Everyone who participates is welcome to our Summer Reading Party at Freedom Park on Friday, August 2, 6-8pm!
Join us for games, bubbles, refreshments, Button Down Balloons at 6-7pm, and ice cream donated by Maple View Café!



“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.


Geometric Paper Art
Wednesday, July 17, 6-7:30pm (register)

The Space Race: 1957-1975
Presented by Kevin Woyce, Historian
Wednesday, July 24, 6-7pm (register)

Galaxy Glass Gem Necklace
Friday, July 26, 6-7:30pm (register)

Effective Communication Strategies
Joal Carl, Alzheimer's Assn. Community Engagement Mgr.
Wednesday, July 31, 6-7pm (register)

Summer Reading Party at Freedom Park
All ages
Friday, August 2, 6-8pm (drop-in)


Turning Outward Report

LaGrange Library hosted a series of Community Conversations from May-September 2018 and recently 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.



Library Elf

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

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