Chatham Public Library Location:
The Chatham Public Library is located at 11 Woodbridge Avenue adjoining the Chatham Middle School.
Contact Chatham Public Library:
Chatham Public Library
11 Woodbridge Avenue
Chatham, New York 12037-1399
Canaan Branch Library Location:
The Canaan Branch is located behind the Town Hall and across the street from Stoddard Field – the town park.
Contact Canaan Branch Library:
Canaan Branch Library
1647 County Rte. 5
Canaan, New York 12029-3017
About the Library:
The mission of the Chatham Public Library is to nurture a sense of community, past and present, and advance the benefits of lifelong learning.
The Chatham Public Library was chartered in 1902 and has the special features of weekly storyhours, a local history collection, Internet access, a Large Print fiction collection and the Chatham Courier on microfilm. The Chatham Central School District operates the library, one of only two public libraries in NYS that are within a school district.
The Canaan Branch of the Chatham Public Library was founded in 1895 and specializes in adult fiction and children’s materials.
Board of Education:
Melony Spock, President
Teri Conte, Vice President
Jack McKeon, Student Representative
Advisory Committee Members:
John McGowan, Chair
Lael Locke, Vice-Chair
Muriel Faxon, Secretary
Relationship with The Friends of The Chatham Public Library
Inclement Weather Policy
Book Disposal Policy
Computer Use Policy
Internet Use Policy
Equipment Loan Policy
A complete list of policies regarding the Chatham Public Library can be found at the Chatham Central School District BoardDocs website