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Current Library Highlights

Literacy is the Key

Download Digital Media Audio Book Cloud: Your Online Audio Library          TumbleBooks Online Collection for all ages

A public hearing for the proposed budget will be held June 8, at 7 pm in the Community Room of the Potsdam Village Civic Center

Budget and Trustees Vote, Wednesday, June 15, from 12-8 pm in the Potsdam Village Civic Center

  » Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks and Magazines New!
This page has all of the downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks, talking picture books and Magazines together to make it easier for you to choose. TumbleBooks, Overdrive downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks and Magazines have all moved to this new page.



Ancestry.com is now on the Databases/Genealogy page, see the toolbar at the top of every page. New!

The Potsdam Public Library now has Ancestry.com, the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource. Ancestry.com is only available in the Library, using the Library's internet connection, not from home.

  » Consumer Reports

Full Text Articles from Consumer Reports Magazine
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  » Free, self-paced training from Webucator

Webucator provides free web courses on technologies such as Microsoft Office, Windows, Web Development, and much more. New!

  » Potsdam Library's Public Computing Center class schedules*


Circulation Bar Graph 1991-2014

  » Federal and NY State Tax Forms? Available here


Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 pm in the Multi-purpose room of the Fred W. Cleveland Community Computer Center in the Potsdam Civic Center

The Board will hold a special Personnel Committee Meeting on Monday, June 6 at 3 pm in the Cleveland Computer Center

Read the latest Board of Trustees Minutes

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Points of Interest


  Universal Class more than 500 online courses

Register for more than 500 continuing education courses that are available online! First time users need to create an account using your library card number. Returning users can login here by typing in the username and password that you used to create your account.

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Library Hours

Monday - Thursday     9am - 8pm
   Friday - Saturday     9am - 5pm
Sunday   12pm - 5pm

The library will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Last Update - May 25, 2016
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