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Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
Wed, Nov 25 at 1:00PM and all day on Thurs, Nov 26
In observance of Thanksgiving, the library will be closing at 1:00 PM on Wed., November 25 and all day on Thurs., November 26 .  No library materials will be due and no fines will be incurred.   We will re-open the library on Friday, November 27.  We wish all of you a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!

Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM
TUESDAY, December 1
138 Pike Street, Port Jervis NY
Looking for new and old members with ideas to fund raise and socialize.

Friends' Holiday Book Fair
Saturday, December 5 at 10:00 AM
The Friends of the Port Jervis Free Library will be having their annual Holiday Book Fair in the community room.  There will be door prizes, free refreshments and bargain prices.  Come check it out!

“Food for Fines” and “Pet Food for Fines”
November 16 through December 15, 2015
The Port Jervis Free Library is having “Food for Fines” and “Pet Food for Fines” programs starting November 16 through December 15 to benefit a local food pantry and humane society. Patrons with outstanding fines for overdue materials may have their fines erased by donating non-perishable food and pet food items. All food items collected will be donated to a local food pantry and pet food items will be donated to the Humane Society of Port Jervis/Deerpark.

The library will forgive up to one dollar ($1) in fines for each item donated, up to the maximum fine limit of $10. Food must be unopened, not damaged, and not past expiration date. Non-Perishable items only. Food will be accepted for LATE fines only! We will not accept food donations for payment of damaged or lost items.

If you don’t have fines, your donations are also welcome!
Fold3 Library Edition by 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 Records

Free to NY State Residents portions of pertaining to New York 

Your tax dollars at work!  Portions of 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.

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

Cruise through your driver's permit test!
In Partnership with Ramapo Catskill Library System offers free DMV permit practice tests, as well as tips for getting or renewing your driver's license! Check it out today!  Start Your FREE NY Permit Practice Test Now! Click on the banner to get started.