Find links to helpful web sites under a variety of subject headings with our Useful Sites page. PPLD Reference Librarians select these sites based on their authoritativeness, timeliness, broad application and ease of use. Specific web sites for a given topic may be found in the Subject Guides section.
Get free information that is not available on the World Wide Web! Our collection of Online Databases include articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers, information on genealogy, health and medicine, business, do-it-yourself auto repairs, how to find your next novel to read, and just about anything you need for school reports. You can use these electronic databases at the Library, and from home with your library card.
Subject Guides list useful resources on specific topics, including sources like books, journal articles in online databases, web sites and other media. Tips for improving search results are also included. Click on the links below to view a selected Subject Guide. Call a Reference Librarian at (845) 485-3445 x3303 for more information.
The Local History Room and Genealogy Room are both located at the Adriance Memorial Library. Details about content, hours and contact information are found in our Local History & Genealogy section.
Special Collections & Services at PPLD include the Foundation Center, a Spanish Language collection, Extension Services and more. Information on each collection or service and its location is available here.
Feel free to call the Reference Desk at (845) 485-3445 x3303, or contact a Reference Librarian by email for brief answers to factual questions or ideas for sources to find information. For answers to local history questions or to request a newspaper obituary, please see the Local History & Genealogy section and fill in the "Ask a Local History Librarian" request form.