Toddler Time Begins Winter Schedule

Now that winter weather is approaching, Toddler Time programs will be cut back to twice a month.  They will be held on the first and third Wednesdays at 10 a.m.  Next month the programs will be held on December 2nd and 16th.  All children aged 2-4 and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join the fun.  We read stories, sing songs, and play with puzzles and blocks.  Programs will be automatically cancelled if the Deposit Central School is closed due to inclement weather.

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Black Friday Book Sale

Do you have a reader on your Christmas list?  Would you like to get some bargain gifts without fighting the crowds?  Come to the library on Friday, November 27th to shop for bargain books.  The library has many books donated by Penguin/Putnam publishers that have never been read.  These new books will be available at cut-rate prices.  The book sale will be held during the normal operating hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will also be open from 4-7 p.m. to accomodate shoppers who are in town for the annual Christmas parade.  Shop locally and support your local library!

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AMAZON SHOPPERS: Please support the library

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Deposit Free Library Association. Bookmark the link or follow the Quick Link above and support us every time you shop.


LEGO Club – Saturday, November 21st at 1:30PM

lego 3Are your kids crazy about LEGOs? Then this is the place for you! The Library LEGO club meets once a month under the supervision of Donna Armstrong. Children between the ages of 7 and 12 are invited to come and express their creativity. Children will have the option of building whatever they choose or trying to create a structure that meets the challenge of the month. All children will have a chance to share what they built with the group. Builders also have their creations displayed in the library until the next club meeting. Bring your imaginations! Bring your friends! The next club meeting will be Saturday, November 21st at 1:30 p.m.

Family Game Day-Saturday, November 14th at 1PM

imagesDo you love Scrabble or like to color?  Would you like to unplug your kids (or yourself) from technology for a day?  Join us for Family Game Day on Saturday, November 14th.  Game Day will run from 1-3 p.m.  Enjoy an old-fashioned board game or relax by coloring.  Many board games will be available, but if you have a favorite, bring it along.  Kids of all ages are welcome.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.


Help the Library by Using AmazonSmile

Do you shop at Amazon?  You can help the library just by shopping at AmazonSmile instead of  Part of your purchase price will go to the Deposit Free Library every time you shop.  The library is listed on AmazonSmile as a designated charity.  Amazon donates to the Deposit Free Library Association whenever you shop at AmazonSmile.   Use your regular login information and designate the Deposit Free Library as your charity.  For more information, contact the library or go to the top of this page, click Quick Links and follow the link to AmazonSmile to get started. images


Download Your Favorite Magazines Through Flipster!


The Four County Library System and its member libraries would like to welcome Flipster to our Research Center lineup.  Flipster is your one-stop-shop for Digital Magazines. It allows you to browse the latest or back issues of many popular magazines.  You can select your favorite issues and download them to either your computer or tablet. Flipster is easy to use.  Just download the free app to your favorite device to read anywhere offline.  You can check out monthly magazines for seven days and weekly magazines for two days.

To use this digital service, all you need is a library card from one of the Four County Library System online libraries.  (This includes Deposit!)  For more details and instructions visit the Four County Library website.  You can also go straight to Quick Links on the Deposit Free Library website and find Flipster in the Research Center.  You will need your library card number to access the site.

We Love Our Local Heroes!

We saw lots of local heroes this summer.  Thank you to Chris Zacharias and the other members of the Deposit Fire Department who visited Toddler Time and Story Time on July 22nd and July 23rd. All of the children enjoyed learning about fire safety and firefighters’ equipment. Of course the most fun was getting to explore the fire trucks!

Thank you to school nurse Mrs. Lacey Diemer for visiting us during Toddler Time in July. The children enjoyed learning about what nurses mean to the community and what their job entails. Of course the thing they enjoyed the most was being able to try out nurse’s equipment such as the stethoscope and blood pressure cup. We really appreciate what nurses do and believe that they are everyday heroes!

Thank you to Mrs. Theresa Rajner and Mr. Ed Swartwout for bringing their therapy dogs for a visit during Story Time this summer. The children learned about how to feed dogs properly and how to approach them carefully.  Kids and dogs both enjoyed getting to know each other.  Dogs can be heroes too!

The library was very pleased to spotlight so many local heroes this summer and grateful to all who gave their time.