2022 Mid-Hudson Library System
Middle School Battle of the Books
2nd Place Winners!

Congratulations to Butterfield Library's Middle School Battle of the Books team for taking second place in the Mid-Hudson Library System Battle! The team read a ton of great books, and had so much fun to boot! And congratulations as well to all of the teams who participated!

It's Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Sign up for a new card, and get entered into a raffle for a fabulous prizes—for children, teens, and adults! Having a library card provides access to more than just books—you can participate in fantastic programs, get tech help and reference assistance, check out museum passes, garden tools, camping equipment, lawn games, hotspots, and so much more.

Our mission is to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our community. Be a part of it and sign up for a card today! Click on the button below or call us at 845-265-3040.

How to Get a Card

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Library Value Calculator

We all know that public libraries save us money, but have you ever wondered just how much? 

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We Want to Hear From You!

From programs to materials to items to borrow from the Library of Things, what's your library wish list? Remember, nothing is too crazy for us to consider!  Please take our simple survey; just a few minutes of your time could have a big impact!

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Curbside/Vestibule PICKUP Instructions

How can I schedule a pickup of items I have put on hold?

You can choose curbside pickup where we will deliver right to your car, or we can leave it for you in the Patron Pickup Vestibule.  Call us at 845-265-3040, or email [email protected] and let us know which option you prefer!

How do I return items I already have checked out?

Come inside to the Front Desk, or place them in one of the two return boxes we have - one is in the parking lot, the other is a slot in the front door. (PLEASE NOTE: Our parking lot drop box is closed until further notice due to vandalism.)


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Use it to search our e-materials.

If you need help, contact us. 

Passport Acceptance Facility

We can accept applications for new passports and renewals for minors.  We can also take your passport photo. By appointment only. One person/family per appointment. Contact us for more information.

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Find Appointment 
(Enter "Passport" in Keyword section at top of calendar to search appointments.  "FULL" means  unavailable.)

Library of Things

You can borrow some unique things from the Butterfield Library. Here are just a few ...

Hot Spots

Take home the Internet.

Must be 18 years of age or complete a parental agreement form.

Park & Museum Passes

Visit a NYS Park or Museum.

Must be 18 years of age or older.

Hiking Equipment

Get outside, it's good for you.

No age restrictions.

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