Alert: Are you ready for Election Day? Ulster County votes. Get what you need here .


We are Open with Limited Hours

We are open with limited services.  Hours are MWF, 11am-2pm, TTH 2-6pm and Sat noon-2pm. Masks are required and the number of people in at one time will be limited. Computers can be reserved for a half hour by calling the library at (845) 691-2275. Children's area will be limited to one family at a time and reservations are encouraged. All toys have been put away. The room is available for browsing only.  If you are unwell, please stay home. Curbside service remains in effect. We are providing Contact less and/or limited contact checkout.

US Census

Please complete your 2020 US Census. We count on it.

Give Us Ten Minutes

2020 Completion Rate
0 %
Let's Beat LLOYD 2010 at 69% (updated 9/19)

Digital Library

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.

Online Craft Classes

Fall in love with a new craft this fall with Creativebug. Choose from drawing, painting, fiber arts, knitting, crochets and more.

Curbside Crafts

Check the calendar often for our weekly curbside crafts. These take home kits go quickly. Registration is required. Call the library at 845-691-2275 to arrange pickup.

Quick Access

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.

Ulster Voter Information

It's time to make your vote count in Ulster County. Get important voter information including absentee ballots.

Download the HPL App

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

Subscribe and Never Miss and Event

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

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.

Branching Out Blog