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We need your help!

If you would like to contribute to our library and help us out, please e-mail us at
Inter-Library Loan For all of your book needs

Need a Book?

Looking for a book that we don't have? Go to Inter-Library Loan and see what you can find.
Book Delivery to Care-Bound Readers

We're here for you. Call 518-963-8079 to order specific titles or hear about books you might enjoy.

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Belden Noble Library has FREE WiFi!

Bring your iPhone, iPad, laptop, or any other WiFi enabled device and surf the Web for free! The library also has a computer and printer available for use. View our policies here.


New Acquisitions
We have added several new titles lately.  See our new acquisitions page for recently acquired items.
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Digital Photography. Thurs, July 24at 7:00 pm.  Ken Hughes shares tips and tricks for your digital photo collections.

Alison Pataki
will discuss her novel, The traitor's wife: the woman behind Benedict Arnold and the plan to betray America, which was published in February.  More details will be provided soon.  

Want to Volunteer?

Volunteering offers a great chance to learn about library automation,  preview books, peruse magazines, see friends, and make new ones. We are especially interested in help with cataloging a large number of new children's books. To volunteer, call us at 963-8079 or send a message to

Updated 07/12 /2014

Where are we located?
The Belden Noble Library is located in Essex, NY directly across from the Ferry dock. You can get directions by going here.
2759 Essex Rd.
PO Box 339
Essex, New York, 12936
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Discover the history of Belden Noble.
The library is located in an old stone structure built between 1801 and 1818 to house the H. and B. Noble General Store. During the mid-1800s, it included a corner set aside for books available to the public on loan.