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Our budget of $294,864 for 2023 has passed: 42 to 3.
Sarah Graves and Judith Jones have both been elected to the board of trustees for four year terms with 43 votes each. The election was held Monday, August 8, 2022.

Little Book Shop

Monday – Friday 3-5
Saturday 10-2

Located in the small barn closest to the Library entry way.

Gently used books
Occupancy limited to 2 people at a time
Children’s Area
$2 a book – cash or check


Wi-Fi in the Yard

Thanks to a grant from the Mid Hudson Library System, our wireless signal in the yard has improved. There isn’t any password, but if your device asks you to accept the portal, simply say yes.


Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Did you know the Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum offers a Public Library Complimentary Guest Pass? This pass is valid for up to 5 people for entry to the Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum only. It is not valid for the President’s Home or any of the other Roosevelt sites.

The Library receives a generous gift!

Bonni Leu Banyard is remembered as a beloved member of the community and happily served the Stone Ridge Library as a talented and trusted bookkeeper for many years. She also avidly enjoyed gardening, photography and was an exotic bird and animal rescuer.

Libby – More Access

Get access to more books with your Stone Ridge library card!
You can now borrow titles in Libby from the Upper Hudson Library System.
To add your card for a partner library:
  • Go to MENU. Add Library.
  • Search for The Upper Hudson Library System and open it.

The Stone Ridge Library is Fine Free!

The Stone Ridge Library joins a number of local libraries by going fine free.

Please remember to return your materials in a timely manner so we can continue to share our resources with everyone. Patrons will still be responsible for replacing lost or damaged items but no fees will be assessed on late materials.

Coronavirus Information

Some helpful links:

Ulster County Covid 19 Hotline:
Monday-Saturday, 9am-5pm 845-443-8888

Ulster County Dept. of Health Facebook

New York State Dept. of Health Information
NYS Coronavirus Information Hotline:888-364-3065

CDC – Centers For Disease Control

The Mid-Hudson Library System has put together a couple of informative PDFs:


Online Services

Electronic services are posted on the Library’s website listed under Services/Online Resources. At each logo, there is an explanation of what it provides. Whether you are using a phone (See MENU) or a computer (Find the logos on the left-hand side of the screen), these sites provide a variety of resources.