Important Information 

The Butterfield Library located at 10 Morris Avenue, Cold Spring, NY 10516 is soliciting bids from General Contractors for: Phase I of the Jean Marzollo Children’s Room in the lower level of the Library. Phase I entails 1,350 s.f. of intensive interior renovation.

The bid period is from Monday March 11, 2019 to Monday March 29, 2019. Renovation work can be performed between May 1, 2019 and August 30th, 2019.

Bid documents and general bidding information can be obtained by email or hard copies by contacting Donald MacDonald, Architect at

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Our Online Resources 

We offer you tons of online resources that you can access from any device. All you need is a valid Butterfield Library card to enjoy hours of digital material.  Don't have a library card, you can apply for one now

Our RESEARCH LIBRARY has information you cannot access through a typical internet search, in fact they are available only to patrons of libraries where access has been purchased for them.  These resources give you access to reliable online information. Search now!

Ah, Books ...

Most people don't care what format they read, print or digital, they just want to read. You can download ebooks and audiobooks through Overdrive and Hoopla, or order a print book. Either way, take a moment to enjoy a good book. Find a book now!

Staff Picks

The Diary of a Young Girl
The Grouchy Ladybug
John Adams
To Kill a Mockingbird
Hurt Go Happy
Because of Winn-Dixie
El Deafo
The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin
The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?
Me: Stories of My Life
The Secret Life of Bees
The Very Busy Spider

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Tuesday 10 AM - 5 PM 
Wednesday 10 AM - 8 PM 
Thursday 10 AM - 5 PM 
Friday 10 AM - 5 PM 
Saturday 10 AM - 5 PM 
Sunday 12 PM - 3 PM    



Jane D'Emic, Head of Circulation 
Luanne Morse, Head of Adult 
Johanna Reinhardt, Head of Children's Services
Maureen McGrath, Head of Youth Services

Gillian Thorpe, Library Director

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