Welcome to RCLS

Picture of RCLS Van Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS), working cooperatively with its member libraries, provides  coordinated services, guidance,training, support and leadership to member library trustees and staff to sustain their effort to be responsive, proactive, vital community institutions that meet the changing needs of their users in Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and southern Ulster counties.

Since 1959, RCLS has been working in cooperation with member libraries to help raise awareness about library services and to work to eliminate barriers to library access and use.

 Why we need your help


Digital Downloads more »


Audiobooks To access digital materials at Ramapo Catskill Library System, you will need:
1) A valid library card
2) Access to the Internet
3) Free software for the computer and/or device on which you wish to use the material you download from this site.

For more information, or to search for downloadable content, go to http://efiles.rcls.org


Advocacy more »


Library of Congress Read campaign


Member Library: Gardiner Library more »


Gardiner Library Gardiner Library The Gardiner Library is chartered to serve the town of Gardiner, NY.

Click here to visit their site.


Upcoming Events & News

Campaign Planning for Your LibraryThursday, April 24 (buffet Dinner at 6 p.m. / Workshop at 7 p.m.) join Libby Post for a workshop that walks library staff and boards through the planning and running of a successful campaign. Click here for more information and to register


NYLTO

NYLTONew York Library Trustees Online (NYLTO) has essential tools and resources for today's public library Trustees. Trustees ask your library Director how you can register.


RCLS Board Meeting

RCLS Board Gavel

The next meeting of the RCLS Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the System Headquarters. Directors, trustees, staff and Friends as well as the public are welcome to attend. To view the materials for this meeting, click on About RCLS, RCLS Board and Next Board Meeting.