We are open with limited services. 

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Due to the rise in Covid cases in Ulster County, our library procedures have changed to keep you safe. As of Friday, November 20,  time in the library is limited to 15 minutes. An appointment is required for all services except browsing.

We will be returning to curbside service on Monday, November 30 with all other services including browsing available by appointment.

Please contact the library in have questions or need to make a service appointment at 845-691-2275. Staff will be available to answer calls MWF 10am-5pm,  TTh 12noon-7pm and Sat. 10am-3pm.

Masks must be worn at all times in the library. Please enter through the lobby entrance and exit through the rear exit.

Checkers the Inventor

Each monthly episode also includes segments featuring storytelling, comedy, magic, art projects, science experiments and more!
Family Fun

Featured Events & Programs

Technology Instruction

Join an online Zoom meeting and learn how to use the digital library on all your devices.

Virtual Book Club

Virtual book club is becoming a popular online event. Join Highland or Clintondale clubs.

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Get Your Library Card

Open up a world of opportunity with a HPL library card. You hold the key to our digital and in-house collections.

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Never miss a special event or program. Subscribe to weekly or monthly calendar and mark your calendar.

Download the HPL App

Manage library accounts from your mobile device. Search the catalog, place items on hold and manage library events.

Calculate Your Savings

Calculate your annual savings by using your library for books, magazines, newspapers, movies & music, computer usage and programs utilized.

Receive Text Alerts

Never be surprised by approaching due dates. Receive text alerts for returns, holds and more. All on your handheld device.

New Fiction

Browse new fiction recently added to the catalog.

New Non-Fiction

Browse new non-fiction recently added to the catalog.

Latest E-Books

Browse the latest available e-books in every genre.

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