New patrons must complete a patron information card.
Library cards will be distributed when we are automated on
August 4, 2012.
Summer renters or boaters staying at one of the marinas
may take out materials. They need to include both their
Essex and permanent home addresses on the registration card.
Summer residents provide this information as well.
Permanent residents of the towns in Clinton, Franklin, or
Essex New York counties may also borrow books by filling out
the membership registration card. They may be instructed to
return books to their local libraries if they cannot return
Books may be signed out for two weeks. Overdue fines are
fifty cents per item per week for books returned more than
one week late. Items may be renewed in person, by phone, or
by email. There is a drop-off bin for book returns when the
library is closed. If a patron cannot find a particular book
or other material, it can be ordered through interlibrary