• Port Jervis Discount Cards for Sale

    Save Money and Support the Library

    Do you want discounts for restaurants, movie tickets, bowling or automotive parts?  The 2016 Port Jervis Discount Cards are here and they will save you money!  Get your discount card for $12 at the front desk at the library. There are 27 coupons on both sides of the card from local businesses. Your purchase supports the library.  Discount cards are valid through May 1, 2017.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

  • Today's Events

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    December 8

    Individual job coaching sessions are being hosted this fall by the Port Jervis Free Library.  The job coaching sessions will provide participants with tools to help secure a job in today’s difficult employment market.
    Participants will meet one-on-one with a Career Development Counselor at the Port Jervis Free Library. In a one-hour session, specific and practical ideas will be shared on creating a job-ready resume, removing barriers to employment, and acing the interview.  Career Development Counselor, Ann Marie Buckley is a consultant with experience in helping job seekers polish their skills to enter the work force.
    One-on-one, one hour-long individual job coaching sessions will be available on Thursday, December 8 at 3:30-6:30PM.  An appointment is required.  Preference will be given to Port Jervis patrons, but a waiting list will be available for non-residents.  To register for a one-hour job consultation session, please call the Port Jervis Free Library at (845) 856-7313 x 6.

  • Historic Photo Exhibit Highlights Stephen Cranes Local Connections

    Opening on November 1, 2016

    Continuing to promote local history as part of the community’s tourism enhancement goals, the Port Jervis Free Library announces the opening of a permanent photographic exhibit on famed 1890s author, Stephen Crane.

    Conceived, sponsored, and curated by local Crane authority, Robert Eurich, owner of the community-oriented PortJervisNY.com website, the exhibit primarily uses photos from the archives of the Minisink Valley Historical Society to tell Crane’s story though images of Port Jervis as he would have known it.

    In commemoration of Crane’s 145th birthday, the exhibit opens to the public on November 1, 2016 and is available for viewing anytime during the library’s normal business hours.

  • Learn a language with Rosetta Stone

    30+ languages available to you with your Library card

    Port Jervis Free Library offers free access to Rosetta Stone, a leading provider of online services designed to help people master a new language.
    Rosetta Stone is based on the idea that everyone has the ability to learn a new language. This service offers libraries and their patrons the proven immersion method that more than 20,000 schools have trusted for more than 20 years.

    Rosetta Stone language-learning unlocks that potential with instant feedback, fun activities and expert guidance to keep you engaged and motivated. With a simple log-in through the Library, you can: 
    • Learn at your own pace on almost any device with the mobile app.
    • Interact with software that tracks your progress and automatically adjusts to your learning needs.
    • Take core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.


  • Sock Drive at the Library

    November 16 - December 31, 2016

    The Port Jervis Free Library is collecting new socks - especially white socks for adults.  The sock drive will take place on November 16 - December 31 at the library.  There are two collection bins in the library - one at the main circulation desk and another in the children's room.  All socks collected will be given to the Port Jervis Warming Station.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated. 


    Drawing will be on December 6

  • Holiday Book Fair at the Library

    Saturday, December 10, 2016 10AM - 3PM

    Come to the Holiday Book Fair at the Library on Saturday December 10 from 10AM - 3PM in the Community Room.  Book specials, door prizes and free refreshments!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Port Jervis Free Library.