The Stone Ridge Public Library is a special district library located on Route 209 in Stone Ridge. Located in a historic stone building, the library has been in existence since 1909. In 2000, the Library became a special district library, supported by the tax payers of Marbletown. The Library is administered by a nine person Board of Trustees, elected by Marbletown residents.
- The Library is a member of the Mid-Hudson Library System. Through this system, patrons have access to materials in 65 libraries in the surrounding area.
- Children’s services include after-school story hours, participation in the state wide summer reading program, and special programming throughout the year.
- Adult programming includes book groups, conversational language groups, a poetry group, a weekly knitters group, a writers group and varied special programming throughout the year. All programs are posted on our online Calendar.
- Volunteer hours are available during the week for patrons of all ages. Our annual Library Fair is a town tradition, and is held on the second Saturday in June every year. Our volunteers work year round to make the Fair a special day for everyone.
The Library now provides an inclusive online experience to enable website visitors to access online content and services barrier-free. As part of our diversity and inclusion strategy, website visitors are now able to access a wide range of accessibility and language support tools to customize their digital experience through Recite Me assistive technology.
The Recite Me assistive toolbar on our website includes screen reading functionality, multiple reading aids, customizable styling options an on-demand live translation feature that boasts over 100 languages including 35 text-to-speech and styling options.To explore our accessibility support tool, visit the Stone Ridge Library website and click the Recite Me; at the top right of the website.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
The library has four passes available to our patrons to visit the Hudson River Maritime Museum throughout the year. The Maritime Museum is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the maritime history of the Hudson River. The museum houses collections documenting maritime transportation, industry, recreation and natural science. It is also the home of the Wooden Boat School, the Sailing and Rowing School, and the floating classroom Solaris. The passes can be used either by individuals or a group. They should be checked out from our circulation desk and returned to library. Plan a visit to this wonderful local resource soon!
The Mohonk Preserve is New York State’s largest visitor and member supported nature preserve with 165,000 annual visitors and 8,000 protected acres of cliffs, forests, fields, ponds and streams. The Preserve maintains over 70 mi of carriage roads and 40 mi of trails for hiking, cycling, trail running, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and horseback riding. It is also a major destination for rock climbers, hosting 50,000 climbers each year who enjoy more than 1,000 climbing routes. 4 passes are available; each pass admits one person; pass must be presented to staff upon demand for entry/access to the property; and must be visibly displayed while visiting the preserve. Hours: Sunrise to 1 hour after sunset.
Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
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. Stone Ridge Library Patron can request a pass at the circulation desk during regular Library hours. The Pass must be presented and surrendered to the Roosevelt Presidential Library Staff at the time of your visit.