We are happy to report that we are OPEN again for short visits. Our current hours are Tuesday-Friday 2pm-6pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Mask use is mandatory. 

If you cannot wear a mask for any reason, please call or e-mail and reserve your item(s) for curbside pickup.

To request an item, call 518-398-1927, e-mail requests@pineplainslibrary.org, or reserve books through our online catalog.

If you don’t already have a library card, you can sign up for a temporary digital card here.

Read on for more details about online resources.

New: Hoopla Digital

Download eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and TV shows for free with your Pine Plains Free Library card! Pine Plains patrons can download 5 titles a month, and there is a ton to choose from! Check it out and make a new account at hoopladigital.com.

Thanks to Dutchess County for the grant that made the addition of this resource possible.

E-Books & Audio-Books

Download free eBooks and audiobooks, right to your tablet, phone, or computer using Overdrive! All you need is your library card.

Need help getting started? Check out this Getting Started Guide. If you still have questions, e-mail Veronica at director@pineplainslibrary.org

Digital Magazines

 Access to tons of current digital magazines! Always free with your library card. We have magazines about animals, technology, history, hobbies, cooking, literature, religion, and more. Check out digital magazines here.

Streaming Video

Access to thousands of streaming movies, documentaries, and other videos for adults and kids, free with your Pine Plains Free Library card. Check out the collection here. Our patrons can now use 8 credits a month. (Each video uses, at most, 1 credit.)

Virtual Programming

Some of our regular programming, like our Teen Writing Club, Yoga, and Qigong have moved online. Check out our event calendar for more details about these programs and how to participate!


For Kids

Many of the above resources also have things for kids.

  • Overdrive has children’s books and audiobooks, including popular titles like the Harry Potter series, Dork Diaries, and Big Nate.
  • There are children’s magazines on RB Digital like Highlights and American Girl.
  • Kanopy has a special section called “Kanopy Kids” full of fun, educational content for children. (Just click on “Go to Kanopy Kids” on the top navigation bar.)
  • Additionally, TumbleBook Library has tons of interactive books and videos for children of all ages. Sign in here with your library card to get started. TumbleBook has also temporarily expanded their offerings to include other services like Teen Book Cloud and TumbleMath. To find out more, check out our Facebook post about it.

Finally, for up-to-date information about COVID-19, check out the Dutchess County Behavioral and Community Health site on the topic, the New York State Department of Health website, or the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center