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The library re-opened on August 22nd! Masks are required (even if vaccinated). Please use hand sanitizer when you enter the library. We have a limit of 10 patrons at a time. Patrons are invited to enter through the garden entrance, or through the bookstore ramp to the elevator (front doors are temporarily closed).
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10AM to 4PM, and Sunday, 12-4PM.
Individual Appointments: To better serve vulnerable patrons, private individual appointments will be available Monday through Saturday, 9-10AM, or at alternate times if needed. Call 315-265-7230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Curbside service will continue to be available. Patrons may place holds at ncls.org. Pickup will be available from 9AM – 4PM, weekdays and Saturdays at the garden entrance in fair weather and outside the Friends’ bookstore in inclement weather.
Can I sign up for a library card to use OverDrive/Libby, or other online resources? YES! Please email your request to email@example.com. Library staff members are working remotely and will be happy to assist with setting up your new account.
This Sunday, Sept. 26, 2-3 pm, PPL is kicking off Banned and Challenged Books week, with a “Read Out” on the front steps of the library where community members, educators and writers will talk about the fight against censorship and will read selections from books that have been banned or challenged by schools, bookstores or libraries. Click “read More” to learn more about the week-long open mic public readings.
Assistance for Residents and Families. A compiled list of government and scientific authorities prepared by the North Country Library System.
NCLS Virtual Branch
The North Country Library System virtual branch includes e-books, self-guided classes, and virtual programming.
Books and More!
Search for books using our online catalog. Find out about our electronic research resources, ebooks and audiobooks, and special collections, including DVDs, seed library, and museum passes.
Classes and Events
Attend classes and events including technology topics, crafting, book clubs, music events, and more.
For Kids and Parents
Here you’ll find all of our resources for kids and parents, online learning, story time videos, and events for families.
Because of copyright restrictions, librarians can’t always record themselves reading published works aloud. Here are some channels and links for read-aloud videos where performance permission has been granted, or where authors read their own works.