Notice re CD’s and DVD’s

Please help us. If you find something wrong with any CD whether music or book on CD or a DVD, please tell us. This applies to both Juvenile and Adult departments. We need to know so that we can repair it. Thank you for your help.

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Would you like to learn more about your smart phone or Facebook? Tutors are enthusiastic to help

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Online Practice Tests

The  Four County Library System provides the Library with several online test preparation databases for the driving exam, ACT, SAT, GED, and civil service. Here you will also find job tips. Go to research, click inside the square and scroll down.  Some may require your library card I.D. What is so neat is that after you take the test, you get to see the answers. Here are the choices:

Job Help & Practice Tests

  •–Free DMV permit practice tests.  This resource will help you prepare for the theory portion of your permit test.
  • FreeTestPrep–Resources for preparing to take the ACT, SAT, and GED, including practice questions, flashcards, admissions essays, articles, and guides.
  • *JobNow—  Live assistance for job seekers, plus an online resume lab, career resources, and test preparation for the GED and US Citizen Test.  Provided by 4CLS.
  • *Testing & Education Reference Center–An online interactive database of practice tests, including the GED, civil service, military, and more.  Provided by 4CLS.
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Come see the traveling exhibit, “Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State.” It is on display at the Vestal Public Library until the end of July. The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s right to vote. South Central Regional Library Council and the Empire State Library network are sponsors of the exhibit. More information can be found at New York Heritage Exhibits  a 2019

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Cornell Cooperative Extension – Eat Smart NY

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Library News

Do you live within the boundaries of the Vestal  Central School District? If so, the Vestal Public Library (VPL) reminds you that ALL residents within the Vestal Central School District do NOT pay the non-resident fee for a library card! This has been in place since the April 2016 vote established VPL as a School District Library.

Stop by the  library this summer. The library is more than just books. There is both juvenile and adult programming, public computers, dvds, music cds, magazine databases, and much more. If you need help downloading ebooks, setting up your email or anything that deals with technology, we are here to help. To find out what is happening, go to: or our Facebook page.

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Book Club

Join us Tuesday, August 20th at 6 pm for a lively discussion of Anita Brookner’s book, Hotel du lac  (1984) which won her the prestigious Booker Prize for writing. Edith Hope, the protagonist discovers what she was looking for after a sejour in Switzerland.

We meet in the Local History Room. See you there!

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Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories!

The Youth Services Department is excited to announce this year’s Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories! 

There will be many fun and FREE programs for youth, ages 0-18, and their families!

Please visit the Youth Services pages (Kids, Teens, and Youth Services Calendar) for a list of specific programs and details!

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Enter the Adult Reading Raffle

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