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Notice of Special Meeting

There will be a Special Meeting of the Howland Public Library Board of Trustees on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at 7:30 pm for the purpose of approving a grant application.  There is no regular Board Meeting in August.  The next regular meeting will be on Tuesday, September 3, 2014.

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Call for Photographers: Second Saturday eExhibits at the Howland Public Library

The Howland Public Library recently installed an electronic bulletin board near the entrance of the library.  As a part of Beacon’s Second Saturday,  the eBulletin Board will feature an “eExhibit” of the work of Hudson Valley photographers. Interested photographers should email CommunityArt@beaconlibrary.org 5 jpegs or a website link and a description of the proposed project. Ideally, […]

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HOWLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY NOW OFFERS STREAMING MUSIC

HPL now offers our cardholders the ability to stream entire music albums every day as part of its free online music offering.  The new initiative, part of Freegal 4.0, provides HPL cardholders with increased access to over 6 million songs from 28,000 recording labels that originate in over 80 countries. Included is the complete local […]

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From left: Mayor Casale, Prudence Posner, David Lemon and Thomas Rigney.

Mayor Casale Administers Oaths of Office

The Re-Organization Meeting of the Howland Public Library Board of Trustees took place on July 1, 2014. Beacon Mayor Randy Casale administered the NYS Oath of Office to re-elected trustees David Lemon and Prudence Posner and to appointee Thomas Rigney.  Newly-elected trustee Donna Haynes was sworn in later in the evening.  Library officers for FY […]

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Summer Reading – Fizz, Boom, Read

sr2010dl200 Kids and Families - join the Howland Library Summer Reading - Fizz, Boom, Read online reading program. List all your great summer reads and have fun! Sign in at: Howland Library's Summer Kids' Online Reading Program

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eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids. Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s […]

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