Library FAQs

Why did you move?
The contractors renovating the historic building needed to have complete access to the site and the building during the project.  For cost, safety, convenience and quality of experience reasons the Library moved to 34 WEST Fulton Street.

How long will you be in the temporary space?
12-18 months starting at the end of April 2017.

What are your hours?
        September-May
        Mondays: 3-8pm
        Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 10am-7pm
        Thursdays & Fridays: 10am-6pm
        Saturdays: 10am-4pm.

 June-August
        Mondays: 3-8pm
        Tuesdays-Fridays: 9am-7pm.

 We are closed Sundays and Federal holidays

How much does it cost to print?
Printing from public computers costs .10 per page for black and white and .25 per page for color.
The photocopier is 15 cents per page.

How much does a library card (patron account) cost?
Gloversville Public Library cards are free when you first sign up.    A replacement card may be issued to adults and teens for $1 and .50 cents for children.  A new card will make the previous card useless.

What do I need to bring to get a library card?
Photo ID and verification of current address - utility bill, rent receipt, paystub, checking account, car insurance.
Children under 18 need to be signed up by a parent or guardian who possess those items.
Printable Handout

How many movies can I check out at one time?
A teen and adult patrons may borrow up to 5 DVDs at one time and keep them for 1 week.

How old do I have to be to check out movies?
A patron with a teen or adult patron account may borrow movies and audiobooks.  Teens must be 14 and have their parent/guardian/care giver sign them up for a teen account.  

Do you have computers?
We do have computers for public use that may be printed from for a small per-page fee. See printing costs above.   We are also offer FREE WIFI so patrons may use their portable devices, e.g. phones, laptops, tablets.

Do you have faxing service?
Unfortunately we do not offer a faxing service. However, there are several businesses in the community that do, including Derby Office Supply on Bleecker St, PostMark on Elmwood Ave and Price Chopper on N. Main St.