We need your support!

The Hunter Public Library needs your support! Please vote YES to approve our 2021-2022 budget! With your support through adequate funding and your patronage, you enable us to serve the community at large–and you have a voice in letting us know where there are needs in the community that need to be fulfilled.
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*service level update: *4/15/21*

The library is open for patron use. Social distancing guidelines and a face covering at all times are required inside the library. 

Current Hours:

Monday 10-4  

Tuesday 10-4 NEW

Wednesday 12-4  

Thursday 12-4  

Friday 10-4 NEW 

Saturday 12-4  

Sunday Closed    


Upcoming Events


The Birth of Industry, Leisure & the Arts in the Hudson Valley: A Free Multimedia Presentation

RSVP (free) to receive the Zoom link: https://www.hudsonvalleyhistoryandart.com/hunter
Join local historians and authors of the Life & Death of the Kingston Post Office book, Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz, for a free engaging and informative PhotoTalk based on their upcoming book The Story of Historic Kingston: A Journey Through the Hudson Valley and its Connections with New York City, featuring over 850 photographs. This PhotoTalk covers a thriving era in Kingston and Hudson Valley history they call “The Roaring 1820s” and its intricate relationship with New York City’s development. Topics include:
Glass, Tanning & Barrels
Mountain Houses & Tourism
Hudson River School Painters
Delaware & Hudson Canal
Ice Harvesting
There will also be time for discussion and Q&A. Whether you’re a novice or an expert you’ll be surprised how much there is to discover!

Ongoing Events




 Use your library card to access the following services:

Need a Library Card?

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for a 30 day temporary card

to access our online services

Then come into the library with proper identification

and receive your official library card. 

TumbleBooks & TumbleMath for Kids

Job and Career Help



Take an Online Class


eBooks & Audio Books for Adults & KidsDigital Magazines & Newspapers now available!

Overdrive for KidsThe library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.


Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies, music, and more – 24/7 with your library card on Hoopla Digital.

link to hoopla digital

Learn a Language on Mango


Library Kindred Spirits

Written for those who are just discovering the library or are still to discover it, this story is a Hunter Public Library adventure. Libraries are a place of discovery and community, a crucial link to information in today’s society, especially for people who are lifelong learners, need access to computers and Internet, and those who are seeking kindred spirits. Come visit the Hunter Public Library!

Public Library Kindred Spirits from M Kroyem on Vimeo.

Welcome to the Hunter Library

Welcome to the Library Letter from the Director, June Bain