Our phones are working again. Please call or email to schedule pickup of requested books. 518-392-3666 or

Curbside Delivery at the library

The Chatham Public Library offers curbside delivery:
Monday & Wednesday 11am – 7pm 
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11am – 4pm
Saturday 11am – 2:30pm
and in the Canaan Library
Wed & Friday 1-4
How to request items: 
  • You will be notified when the item(s) are ready for pickup; contact us to schedule a pick up day.
  • Return books, DVDs, CDs, magazines to the drop box outside of the library. Call to schedule return for Chromebooks, auto diagnostic tool, & ukuleles. _____________________________________________________________________________________________

We are not accepting any donations at this time.

Health Marketplace Webinar, Wed., Aug 12th, 11:00am

Everything you should know about applying for health coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace, presented by Fidelis Care.

Cooking the Books!

Cookbook Club
Thurs, Aug 20
1:00 pm

So many cookbooks, food blogs, and recipe websites, how can you try them all? Join the Cookbook Club! Each month we’ll pick a different cookbook/website, take on a variety of recipes, and meet online in Zoom to discuss the results. We’ll start with Bread Toast Crumb, by regional author Alexandra Stafford, from It’s a gorgeous book which combines the expertise of a professional chef with the warmth of a home-cooking mother of four. Alexandra will join us online during our discussion! Contact the library by to sign up or sign up online.

Summer Reading 2020: Book Bingo for Children and Teens!

How many times can you get bingo? Print out your bingo cards at home and turn in completed cards for an ice cream coupon and an entry into our Summer Reading Drawing! Cards must be returned by Wednesday, August 26th.

**Put your completed card in an envelope (Attn: Becky), and place it in the library’s outdoor drop box.**

Children’s Book Bingo

Teen Book Bingo

August’s Notes From Miss Becky

CLICK THE LINKAugust’s Notes From Miss Becky

Library Newsletters

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Monthly Monday Book Discussion

Monthly Monday Book Group
Monday, September 14th at 7:00pm


September’s book is White Tears, by Hari Kunzu, “a ghost story, a terrifying murder mystery, a timely meditation on race, and a love letter to all the forgotten geniuses of American music and Delta Mississippi Blues”. Join in a friendly discussion via Zoom, contact us for the link. Books will be available for pick up at the library.


Summer at the Chatham Library!


CLICK THE LINK–Summer at the Chatham Library