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Serving Potsdam and surrounding communities for over a century.

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Current Library Highlights

Literacy is the Key

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eBooks, Audiobooks and Magazines
Audio Book Cloud: Your Online Audio Library          TumbleBooks Online Collection for all ages



Ancestry.com is now on the Databases/Genealogy page, see the toolbar at the top of every page.

The Potsdam Public Library now has Ancestry.com, the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource. Ancestry.com is only available in the Library, using the Library's internet connection, not from home.

  » Consumer Reports

Full Text Articles from Consumer Reports Magazine
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  » Free, self-paced training from Webucator

Webucator provides free web courses on technologies such as Microsoft Office, Windows, Web Development, and much more.

  » Fred W. Cleveland Computer Center class schedules*


Circulation Bar Graph 1991-2014

  » Federal and NY State Tax Forms? Available here


Regular meetings of the Board of Trustees are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 pm in the Multi-purpose room of the Fred W. Cleveland Computer Center in the Potsdam Civic Center.

Read the latest Board of Trustees Minutes

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Points of Interest


  Universal Class more than 500 online courses Register for more than 500 continuing education courses that are available online! First time users need to create an account using your library card number. Returning users can login here by typing in the username and password that you used to create your account.

America's Historical Newspapers Calendar of events
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Library Hours

Monday - Thursday     9am - 8pm
   Friday - Saturday     9am - 5pm
Sunday   12pm - 5pm

The library will be closed Monday September 5, 2016 for the Labor Day holiday.

Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6, at 9am.

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Last Update - August 30, 2016
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