Contact Us
Contact us by phone at: (914) 739-5654 or via email below.
Library Director – Jill Davis
Administrative Assistant – Eleanor Daly
Assistant Director/Head of Reference – Risa Getman
Art Curator – Constance Dyckman
Business Manager – Jenny Kolesar
Children’s Librarian – Betsy Dewey
Children’s Librarian – Terri Jersey
Teen Librarian – Elise Landesberg

Library Hours
Monday 9:00am—8:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am—8:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am—8:00pm
Thursday 9:00am—8:00pm
Friday 9:00am—6:00pm
Saturday 9:00am—5:00pm
Sunday* 1:00pm—5:00pm
*Open on Sunday— September through June.
Closed on Sunday— July through August.


The Hendrick Hudson Free Library’s 2012 – 2013 budget is available for download here
Our 2013-2014 proposed budget is available for download here. 
How to Obtain a Library Card
Any person who lives, works, or attends school in Westchester County may have a free library card. To apply for a library card simply present identification to verify the current address. Library cards are issued immediately with proof of address.Library cards issued by the Hendrick Hudson Free Library may be used in any Westchester County Public Library. The card must be presented whenever materials are checked out. You are responsible for any materials borrowed on your card. There is a $1.00 charge to replace lost or stolen cards.

Need a Library Card?

Click here to apply online!

Library Director and Board of Trustees

Library Board
Board Meetings, Minutes, and Agendas

Library Director: M. Jill DavisBoard of Trustees:
Michele Keefe, President
Agnes Leyden, President-Elect
Cynthia Neff, Secretary
Jeffrey Schwartz, Treasurer
Karen Rosen
Mark Geisler
Ellen Roth
Kathy Americo

Meetings of the Board of Trustees are held the 4th Monday of the month, with no meetings, July, August and December.

Hendrick Hudson Free Library Loan Policies
Type of Material No. That Can Be Borrowed Loan Period Late Fee
Books, Magazines, CD’s 50 3 weeks .10/day to a maximum of $5.00
New Books, Playaways (MP3) 20 2 weeks .10/day to a maximum of $5.00
Express Books 20 1 week ONLY $0.50/day to a maximum of $5.00
Express Books 14 Day 20 2 weeks ONLY $0.50/day to a maximum of $5.00
Videorecordings, DVD’s 20 1 week $1.00/day to a maximum of $10.00
Audiorecordings 20 3 week .10/day to a maximum of $5.00
Express DVD’s 2 3 days ONLY $2.00/day to a maximum of $10.00
CD ROM’s 20 2 weeks .10/day to a maximum of $5.00, missing case $8.00
Renewals:All materials may be renewed by phone, in person at the library during library hours, on the library home page at any time, or by calling Tel-Circ 674-4169 after hours, if there are no reserve orders waiting.Returns:Materials borrowed from the Hendrick Hudson Free Library may be returned to any library in the Westchester Library System. Likewise, materials borrowed from another library in the Westchester Library System may be returned to the Hendrick Hudson Free Library.Book Drop:All materials may be returned through the book drop located in the parking lot directly across from the entrance to the library. Materials left in the book drop after closing time on the day they are due will be checked in with the original due date the following morning.
Library Policies
ALA Standards Art Exhibit Insurance Behavior Board Bylaws
Bulletin Board Children’s Computers Children’s Program Rooms Code of Ethics
Community Room Computer Use Conference Room Display Case
Document Retention Environmental Fund Balance Gifts
Hours & Items Indemnification Motion Investments Policy Adoption Dates
Proctoring Long Term Strategic Plan Material Selection Record Retention
Tutor Policy Whistle Blower  Wireless
Art Exhibit Form
Directions to the Hendrick Hudson Free Library
FROM SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY:Route 287 to Sprain Parkway North exit. On the Sprain, exit at Route 9A north, continue on 9A, it will merge with Route 9 at the Ossining/Croton merge. Continue on 9A/9 to the Montrose/Buchanan exit. Left off the exit onto Albany Post Road. Continue on Albany Post Road to intersection of Albany Post Road and Kings Ferry Road (approximately 2 miles). Turn left onto Kings Ferry Road at the light for approximately 1 mile (2 working lights, 1 blinking light). Turn right into Library driveway just past Tate Avenue.FROM NORTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY:Route 6 or 202 to Bear Mountain extension which will become Route 9. Route 9 south to the Buchanan exit. Continue straight from the exit to the light at the intersection of Tate Avenue and Albany Post Road, bear right at the light. At the traffic circle, second right on to Tate Avenue. To the end of Tate Avenue, right onto Kings Ferry Road, and an immediate right to the library driveway.FROM THE EAST:Using either Route 287 or Route 133, connect with Route 9A and follow the directions for Southern Westchester County. Using Route 35, connect with the Bear Mountain extension or Route 9 and follow the directions for Northern Westchester County.

FROM THE WEST:Routes 35 or 202 will meet the Bear Mountain Extension. Follow that south to the Annsville light where you will pick up Route 9. Take Route 9 to Welcher Avenue Exit and continue with directions from northern Westchester.