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


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Read our latest newsletter
The BookBag Sept-Dec 2015 issue

Read our latest eNewsletter
eNews - September 2015 issue

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We're excited to introduce our brand new calendar!

Our migration is complete!  We invite you to take a look at our new calendar, which boasts a fresh design, improved performance and functionality, and some new features.  You can access the calendar on any page from the navigation bar.  In the future, we'll be adding some new calendar widgets to the website to make finding library events even more quick and easy.  We hope you enjoy it!


Annual Report available online

Our Annual Report for June 2014-May 2015 is now available online.  The report highlights our programs and performance for the past year.

So what is your return on investment?   Find out how much the library is saving you by calculating the amount you would have to pay for the library materials and services you use.  Take a moment and use our Library Value Calculator to determine how much of a value LaGrange Library is to you!

Access these links by clicking on the images here or in the right-hand sidebar.



Tax-Free Retirement Planning Seminar

Presenter: Donna Yoanidis, Bankers Life Insurance Agent
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 6:30-7:30pm

Whether you're in retirement, or working towards that goal, learn the strategies you'll need to protect your assets and achieve your goals. Topics include tax-free retirement income streams, pension maximization, asset protection, IRA Rescue and income.  Register online


One-on-One eReader Help

Date: Wednesday, September 9, 1-4pm

Work one-on-one with Adult Program Coordinator Lisa Sassi to get help downloading digital titles to your mobile device using OverDrive.  One hour appointments are available at 1pm, 2pm & 3pm.  Bring along your device, library card, PIN & e-mail address.  Register online



Putting Your Garden to Bed

Presenter: Philomena Kiernan, CCEDC Master Gardener
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 6:30-7:30pm

Now that summer is over, it’s time to start cleaning up your garden beds and protecting your plants for next spring. Register online



Mango Languages & TumbleBooks Demo

Presenter: Mary Ford Wickham, Youth Programmer
Date: Thursday, September 10, 12-2:45pm (drop-in)

With 66 languages to choose from, Mango offers interactive audio tutorials to practice reading, listening and speaking.  TumbleBooks is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.  Parents can drop by to watch a demo of these wonderful, educational resources, which can be accessed through our website from any mobile device using your library card.


Relax with Meditation

Presenter: Susan Olin-Dabrowski, Reiki Master
Date: Thursday, September 10, 1-2pm

Take time to relax and de-stress!  Experience meditation by using breathing and visualization techniques to achieve a sense of calm and inner peace.  Register online



Laid-Back Book Club

Facilitated by Lisa Sassi, Adult Program Coordinator
Dates: August 3 - September 14

Join our book club where the discussion takes place entirely online through Facebook (participants must have a Facebook account).  Questions for discussion will be posted throughout the 6 weeks, so be sure to keep checking in.  Click here to join in

We're taking a look back at Gillian Flynn's first novel Dark Places, which was recently made into a movie.  Her book Gone Girl was a highly successful bestseller and motion picture. 



*** 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


Arlington Summer Reading Collection

Find the books you need for your Arlington School summer reading assignments at LaGrange Library!  Use the links below to access the High School & Middle School Summer Reading Lists and browse the item's availability in the Library Catalog.

High School

Middle School






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.

This week's
New York Times Fiction Best Sellers

Library Elf


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



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