The PAWLING FREE LIBRARY seeks to serve the Town of Pawling, including the Hamlet of Holmes as well as the surrounding areas, by making high quality library materials available to all community members free of charge, for the purposes of personal enjoyment, self-improvement or academic inquiry. By meeting the community members personal needs, we hope to encourage enthusiastic readers of all ages, dedicated to personal enrichment and learning.
Our staff includes:
Tracy Priest, Director
Katie Castaldo, Page
Madeleine Clemmons, Student Page
Karen DeGennaro, Children's Services
Lisa Geocos, Circulation
Lyn Lavallee, Circulation
Susan Macura, Circulation
Donald Partelow, Adult Programs
Evelina Simoes, Circulation / Youth Services
The library has 8 computer work stations available for public use. All public of our computers have high-speed Internet and printing capabilities. Our library is equipped with free WiFi access for use by patrons with their own laptop computers.
Our children's area contains an AWE computer for use by the children. This touch screen system is pre-loaded with a variety of learning software. The library also owns the rights to distribute a child-safe browser to our library patrons.
Our library has a fax machine and fax dedicated phone number in order to send and receive faxes for our patrons. For a nominal fee, your faxes can be sent, or received and held for pick up at the library. Our fax number is 845-855-8138.
The Pawing Library has a collection of teen health information books and DVD's for use by educator's and families. Many of the books and DVD's in this collection are reviewed and recommended by teens - for teens. Our collection is updated regularly and contains information on a broad range of teen health issues and concerns.