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Library Driveway Closed During Renovations
April 25 through April 30, 2016
The driveway that leads to our back parking lot will be closed this week for a construction project that will enlarge the handicap access ramp.  Thank you for your cooperation during this time as we make these necessary improvements for easier access for our library patrons. The book drop will not be accessible during this time so as a courtesy to our library patrons, all late fines will be waived this week.
Music Concert with String Trio of New York
Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 PM - Reference Room
The Port Jervis Free Library is hosting a concert featuring “The String Trio of New York,” an internationally known chamber jazz group of acoustic violin, guitar and bass, on Thursday, June 2 at 6:30PM. Critics have called the award-winning String Trio of New York “one of the finest avant-garde chamber jazz groups around.” Since their founding in 1977, they have been regulars at jazz festivals such as Ravinia and Newport and have been featured on National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition and PRI’s International Concerts. This is a free program.  All ages are welcome to attend.  Call the Port Jervis Free Library at 845-856-7313 for more details.  This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, celebrating 50 years of building strong, creative communities in New York State's 62 counties."
Author Visit with Linda Zimmermann
Thursday, June 9 at 6:30PM - Community Room
Linda Zimmermann, author of MYSTERIOUS STONE SITES, and more than twenty other books, will discuss stone sites in the Hudson Valley of New York and northern New Jersey on Thursday, June 9 at 6:30PM. Copies of her book will be available to purchase for $15 each.

There are mysteries in the woods of the Hudson Valley of New York and northern New Jersey. There are stone sites that are assumed to be the work of colonial farmers, but author and researcher Linda Zimmermann has found compelling evidence that disputes this misconception. Zimmermann explores stone chambers, perched boulders, standing stones, and massive walls that may just be unique historical treasures that must be studied and preserved. Could they be the work of Native Americans or Pre-Columbian voyagers?  Attend this presentation to find out the mysteries behind these stone sites.  This is a free program.  All ages are welcome to attend.  Refreshments served.

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Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry.com now available
Exclusively at the Port Jervis Free Library
Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry provides convenient access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.  This continually-growing collection contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3.
With content from the Revolutionary War onward, Fold3 Library Edition is an invaluable research resource for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers, and battle reenactors.
Start your search by going to clicking HERE.  There is also remote access from home.
Free Access To New York Ancestry.com Records

Free to NY State Residents portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York 

Your tax dollars at work!  Portions of Ancestry.com pertaining to New York are free to NY state residents.  The New York State Archives partnered with Ancestry to digitize some NY state records of interest to genealogists.  The resulting databases are free if you live in New York State.

http://www.archives.nysed.gov/research/res_ancestry.shtml

Once you enter your zip code, you'll be asked to register for a free account.