About

About the Library:

The New Lebanon Library has been in existence in one form or another since the early 19th century. Our roots can be traced to an illustrious beginning: the first free public Library in the United States, which was formed by Dr. Jesse Torrey in New Lebanon in 1804. The Library offers access to a wide variety of free programs for all ages, a diverse collection, and operates as a cultural center for the town of New Lebanon. We have a vibrant, active Board of Trustees and employ a full-time professional librarian as well as several part time staff and approximately 30 volunteers.

Board of Trustees:

Charles Weinstein, President

Dianne Hobden, Vice President

Andrew Krahforst-Lang, Secretary

Bill O’Neill, Treasurer

Carol Benson, Robin Dropkin, Danny Lynch, Elizabeth Sheffer-Winig, Tanya Ward, Jeremy Weis

Director:

Michelle Hoffman

Staff:

Ann Gainer
Kristin Carson

Jeanne Tomlinson
Sarah Westwind

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are welcome! Call or stop by the library to find out what volunteer openings are currently available.