Library Services

Fax Machine

We have a fax machine that can be used by the public for incoming and outgoing faxes. The fee is $1.00 per page. Our fax number is 845-331-7891.

Notary Public

The Kingston Library has a notary public on staff. Appointments are not required, but we suggest you call ahead (845-331-0507) to make sure the notary is present. There is no charge for this service.

Public Computers

The library has 13 public computers available to patrons for a minimum on one (1) hour a day. The computers are equipped with Microsoft Office programs and access to the internet. A valid library card is needed to access the computer; if a patron does not have a Mid-Hudson Library System card, they can obtain a visitor pass for 30 minutes by showing photo ID at the Circulation Desk.

Library Programs

The Kingston Library offers a variety of programs to visitors ages 18 and up.

Ongoing Programs

  • Yoga at the Library – Mondays at 12:30 p.m.: Start your week off with this introductory yoga workshop every Monday with local instructor Christina Byron-Steen. Please bring a yoga mat if you have one. Free.
  • Classics in Religion – Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.: The Classics in Religion reading group meets weekly to discuss diverse religious sources. For one hour each week, a local religious leader has made selections for reading aloud and discussion.
  • Adult Craft Nights – One Wednesday a month at 6 p.m.: Margaret Britton, a Kingston Library clerk and local artisan leads craft classes at the library once a month. Supplies will be provided by the library. Registration required. Sign up at
  • Tech Time – Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m.: Are you flummoxed with your phone? Having trouble with your tablet? Stop by the library to have your basic technology questions answered. Or call 845-331-0988 to reserve a session.
  • Mindful@Kingston Library – Fridays at 12:30 p.m.: Everyone is welcome to join in this weekly meditation group. It’s an opportunity to build community and start, or strengthen, your meditation practice. During the hour session we practice breathing exercises and mindfulness meditation. There is also time for asking questions and group discussion. This is a live version of Radio Kingston’s MINDFUL, hosted by Shawn every Sunday morning on 107.9FM.
  • Library Book Group – Third Friday of the month at 12:30 p.m.: The Kingston Library Book Club meets once a month to discuss great books. For additional information, please contact Vivi at 331-0155 or at vvhlavsa@aol.com.