Check these out!  New Databases for Ulster County Residents:  Use the Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library’s direct links or the Ulster County InfoPortal button to connect to these great new databases.  You’ll need your library card number to log-in.

Comics Plus:  Library Edition

Comics Plus delivers a massive collection of graphic novels and comics – thousands of digital titles are available with any Web-connected device.  Plus, titles can be accessed whenever you want – without holds or waiting.

Qello Full-length Concerts and Music Documentaries

Qello Concerts is the only place to watch over 1,500 of the most amazing live moments in music. It’s the world’s largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device. From the 1920s to today’s hottest artists, Qello Concerts spans over 30 genres, from classical to rock, reggae to country.

NUWAV Legal Documents

NUWAV Legal Documents is an online tool that lets you create professional-quality documents in three simple steps:  1. Search for the document specific to your situation.  2. Answer the questions in the web input form.  3. Review and print your document. That’s it! You now have a professional-quality legal document ready to file.


Summer Weekly Programs

Build It Better

Six Mondays, 4:00 to 6:00 July 10, 17, 24, 31   August 7, 14  ages 5 years & up, teens/adults welcome

Legos, fairy houses, creative building projects with a variety of  materials.



Music & Movement Classes

Two Special Tuesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 August 8, 15 — ages 18 months & up with adult

All the fun of early exposure to music.



Summer Tiny Tots

Six Wednesdays, 10:30 to 10 11:30 July 12, 19, 26   August 2, 9, 16 — ages 18 months & up with adult

Themed stories, songs, finger plays, and projects.





Do you love reading and sharing books?  Join fellow bibliophiles in exploring a number of genres — fiction and non-fiction.

A Tyranny of Petticoats (anthology) edited by Jessica Spotswood — Crisscross America — on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains — from pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love, and protests of 1960s Chicago. Join fifteen of today’s most talented writers of young adult literature on a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course


Explore Interests


Wednesdays, 3:00 to 5:00 pm – Ongoing

Adults and teens, beginners welcome!  Knit hats, mittens and more for charities, or work on your own project.  Share expertise.  Some instruction available.  Bring your needles.



1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:00 Ongoing

Do you love reading and sharing books?  Join fellow bibliophiles in exploring a number of genres — fiction and non-fiction.  Check this webpage for the current book selection and special author visits.



1st and 3rd Saturdays, 2:15 pm – Ongoing

Age 13 and older.  Anime, manga, cosplay and more.



Mondays/Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:00Ongoing

Jessica Cohen, library staff, helps you with Internet, Facebook, E-mail, Word-processing and other computer basics.  Sign up for a half-hour consultation.




eBooks for Kids!

The 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.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.

Learn a foreign language fast!

Looking for fun, interactive language lessons? Lessons available in over 30  languages !


A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, and TumbleQuizzes, as well as TumbleResources for teachers.

Need to repair your car?

Wondering if your car has a recall? Get the full Chilton Manual for any car through our website! With your library card you get anytime, anywhere access for every domestic and foreign automobile and light truck.