Love to visit libraries? This self-guided tour is for you! Visit as many of our 36 unique libraries as you can in April, May, June, and July as part of the 2023 Upper Hudson Library Expedition! Each of our libraries has its own unique architecture, vibe, events, and collection – so the real reward is experiencing them! Already a 36er from our last Expedition? We have a special final prize for you if you do it again!
Pick up the official Library Expedition map and continue your journey to visit the rest of the 36 libraries in the Upper Hudson Library System this spring and summer! Pick up the official Library Expedition map and continue your journey to visit the rest of the 36 libraries in the Upper Hudson Library System this spring and summer!You’ll earn prizes when you’ve visited 6,12, 24, and 36 locations.
Take a train selfie with our one-of-a-kind Voorheesville train engine (2018 edition) or train caboose (2023 edition).
Listen to our librarian curated playlist: VOORPL Loves Railroads
Pick up some fun give-aways at our Library’s 36er table.
Access the Made By You page with links to the map, suggested routes with hours and google map with all 36 libraries.
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Times Union Collection. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Times Union Collection
Explore Albany history through local news, events, and people with Times Union Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Read the USA Today Collection
Explore U.S. news, events, and issues with the USA TODAY Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Available remotely 24/7 on any device with your library card.
The Upper Hudson Library System has a large collection of digital materials to borrow and it’s easy to access them using Libby on your desktop computer or mobile device.
Check out up to 10 items at a time for up to three weeks. If there is no waiting list, you can renew an item once. You may place requests on items and have them automatically checked out to you when they become available. There are no late fees for E-Books and digital audiobooks.
In addition to your library card, you will need a valid email address and the Libby app for mobile devices. If you do not have a mobile device, you can read E-Books in your browser or you can download software to your computer to read ebooks or listen to audiobooks.
We are excited to offer Voorheesville Public Library patrons access to Creativebug!
Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Visit the site through the Library’s link and access the entire collection for free.