revised open procedure

Livingston Free Library Book Club

      The Livingston Free Library meets on the 1st Friday of the month at 11:30 AM. The next meeting will be on June 4th. New members are welcome. Email the library for more details at or call (518) 851-2270. Meeting locations may change. The June meeting will be held at Palatine Park, Germantown. Members are to bring their own lawn chairs and wear a mask.

      You can contact the library to reserve a copy of this book for you. This item is also available both in e-book and e-audiobook on Hoopla with your library card.


Columbia County Pathways to
Recovery Collection

       This is a collection of books and DVDs that is sponsored by the Columbia County Library Association. The items in this collection are about addiction and substance abuse with material appropriate for both teens and adults.  Click here to view the collection

       This collection is rotated monthly to all eleven libraries in Columbia County. Currently, it is on display to browse at the Livingston Free Library. Each year new material is added to the collection, suggestions are welcome.


Museum Pass Program

      Are you looking for a new place to explore and see some of the history in Columbia County? See the historic hikes.


Try a beautiful walk on the Hudson River Skywalk

You can also visit Olana and Thomas Cole Museums by using the free museum passes on the Livingston Free Library website.

Historic Hikes is a collaborative effort between the Columbia County Tourism Department and Columbia County Planning Department

eBooks for Kids!

Overdrive 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 section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

tumblebooksTumbleBooks are electronic versions of kids’ favorite picture books with added animation, sound, music and narration.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.