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Need a new library card? If you live in the Florida Union Free School District in Florida, New York, you may apply in-person inside the library or apply online. If you wish to apply online, click here to get started.

The Florida Public Library provides outgoing fax service only for the convenience of library patrons. The Library will provide a cover sheet at no charge to be filled out by the patron. The patron is responsible for finding and verifying the correct fax number. Charges are $3 for the first page and $1 per each additional page. Click for Fax Policy.

Barron Angell, our Librarian, is a certified notary. Barron is available by appointment (845-651-7659) on these days:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10-6
Wednesday 12-7
Sunday 12-4

The tools and equipment in our Library of Things collection are for use by patrons 18 years of age or older with a valid Florida Public Library card. Patrons may borrow up to two tools or pieces of equipment at a time. The lending period is 7 days with a late fee of $2 per day. For more information, go to our Library of Things page.

Photocopies are 20 cents per page, black and white only. Please make your copies first, then pay at the circulation desk.

Printing from library computers or your personal laptop is 20 cents per page for black and white prints on Printer A. Color prints are 25 cents per page on Printer B. Make your prints, then pay at the circulation desk. You must pay for all pages sent to the printer.

Our photocopy machine is capable of scanning documents to a USB flash drive. You may purchase a flash drive at the front desk, use your own, or borrow our flash drive at the front desk. The copier is not on a network, therefore scanning cannot be done directly to an email address. Please ask for help at the circulation desk. The service is free.

Free Wi-Fi is available to the public through an unsecured network called Florida_Lib, or for devices that support the faster speed, FPL_5G. The signal is also available from our back deck and parts of the parking area surrounding the library.  Click for Wireless Internet Access Policy.

2 GB USB flash drives are for sale at the front desk.

30 minutes • Free

Are you overwhelmed by technology? Looking for pointers on how to use a new device? Need help setting up an e-mail or social media account? Our library offers 30 minute help sessions on a wide array of topics. If you would like to schedule a help session please stop by the library or call us at 845-651-7659. Please have a topic in mind and some days and times that you have available. Be aware that all sessions are subject to the availability of our staff.

The Florida Public Library provides VHS to DVD transfers for the convenience of Library patrons. Charges are $10 per DVD. The Library can copy from VHS and VHS-C cassettes only. Payment is due before service is provided. Click here to view the form and the full VHS to DVD Transfer Policy.

The Florida Public Library has a 3D Printer that can be commissioned to produce 3D objects of your choice within the limitations of the printer’s capabilities.

Florida Public Library is a year-round drop-off location for the Florida Community Food Pantry.

We offer a rotating selection of used books in excellent condition on our Little Red Book Shelves next to the circulation desk. Please check there for bargains, must-reads, popular paperbacks for vacations and inexpensive books for all ages. Hard cover books are $1 and soft cover books are 50 cents. We also hold additional book sales throughout the year inside the library in the reference area, and larger book sales in the Seward Senior Center next door. For more information, click here.

Tutors and students may use the library free of charge as space allows. Click for Tutor Policy.

The Florida Library has limited space and dates available for use of the Children’s Room during regular hours. Click for Use of Library by Outside Groups Policy.