Photo courtesy of Wayne Beaumont
Grinnell Library Mission Statement
The mission of the Grinnell Library is to provide free access to a variety of informational materials, library services, and programs using its resources and those of the Mid-Hudson Library System, to meet the educational, cultural, and recreational needs of the community.
Library (845)297-3428 Circulation Desk (holds, renewals) x 801 or x 802
Director (Notary public services), Fran Harrison x807 email@example.com
Children’s Services, Holly Roberts x804 firstname.lastname@example.org
Programming Clerk, (teen volunteers, program scheduling) Gabby Cancemi x805 email@example.com
Inter Library Loan requests; Readers Rendezvous, Lacey Snowden, firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources Available At Grinnell Library
Grinnell Library has 10 public computer work stations, including one reserved exclusively for job searching. Printing in black and white is available from all public computers at $.15 per page.
Grinnell Library offers free one-on-one Computer Tutor Sessions.
For more information or to schedule a session, call (845) 297-3428 x801 or x802
Click to view our Community Room Policy if you are interested in using our community room. If you have questions, or would like to book the room, contact Gabby Cancemi at email@example.com
Community Display Case
Grinnell Library’s Display Case is available to community members, local artists, and school groups. Located in the Main Lobby of the Library, it is seen by hundreds of people a day. For more information about the Display Case, contact Gabby Cancemi at firstname.lastname@example.org
ESL/GED Classes through Wappingers Central School District
Grinnell Library hosts ESL and GED Classes daily in the Community Room. Classes are provided by the Wappingers Central School District’s Continuing Education Office. For more information on these programs click here or call 298-5000, ext. 40137 or 40130. Look below for a class schedule.
|ESL Classes @ Grinnell
||GED Classes @ Grinnell
|Monday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM||Tuesday 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM|
|Wednesday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM||Thursday 9:30 – 12:30 PM|
|Friday 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM|
ESL Classes/ Clases de ESL Gratis – Literary Connections
Tuesdays/Martes 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All levels are welcome! Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Class and exam are Free. To register or for more information, call 845-452-8670
Todos los niveles son bienvenidos! Martes a 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Examen y registro son gratuitos. Para registrarse o para mas informacion llame al 845-452-8670
Grinnell Library is a New York State approved testing location. We are approved by the Superintendent of Insurance to participate as a Monitor in the Department of Financial Services Continuing Education Program. See here for Rules & Regulations THIS SERVICE IS TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE.
Microfilm Archive Collections
Grinnell Library owns microfilm of several local newspapers; please ask at the Circulation Desk for the rolls you wish to view.
|Local Newspapers||Older Local Newspapers|
January 1986 – March 1987
May 1987 – June 1987
January 1990 – October 2001
Southern Dutchess News:
Assorted issues from 1956, 1957, August 1957 – December 2011
June 1910 – September 1928
February 1935 – June 1938Wappingers Herald:
September 1928 – June 1936Wappingers Falls Shopper:
November 1953 – August 1958Wappingers Post:
February 1939 – November 1939