New Acquisitions
We have added several new titles lately.  See our new acquisitions page for recently acquired items.
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Summer Hours
(begin May 1)
Winter Hours
(begin October 1)



Every Hero Has a Story [summer reading program]
Thursday, Aug 13, 2:00 pm -- Every Hero has a Story: Royal Heroes with Amy Guglielmo
 Thursday, Aug 20, 2:00 pm -- Every Hero has a Story: End-of-summer celebration

For All

Wednesday, Aug 19, 7:00 pm at the Essex Community Church -- Jim and Colleen Van Hoven's Tour of the West [Library Benefit, $10 donation]
Thursday, Aug 27, 7:00 pm -- Poetry with the Adirondack Art Association [free]
Wednesday, Sept 2, 7:00 pm -- Martha Reben and the Healing Woods -- presented by Betsy Tisdale [free]
Saturday, Sept 12, 2:00 pm -- iPhones, iPads, iCloud, iEverything, part 2 -- presented by Ken Hughes [free - please contact us to sign up]

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 08/07/2015

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
Tel. and fax (518) 963-8079
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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.