Penn Yan Public Library Services during the Covid-19 virus New York State Pause

-All checked out materials in the Southern Tier Library System are not due back until July 1st and overdue fines have been suspended.

-Community members have been using the WIFI in our parking lot daily and on our grounds.  It is free and open 24 hours.  No password is necessary. 

-Southern Tier Library System and its libraries have redirected more than $50,000 in purchasing funds toward buying more e-books, downloadable audiobooks and streaming videos.  Patrons can visit to take advantage of this free service.  Patrons with expired or blocked library cards can also checkout these materials.

-Children’s and Adult programming continues virtually.  Visit our Facebook page to learn about scheduled and recorded programs. 

-Library related questions can be sent to  Staff can assist community members with getting a library card, reference questions, and questions about our virtual services.

-The PYPL staff, Board of Trustees, and the Southern Tier Library System are currently working on a re-opening plan that is safe for everyone.  We are excited for when we will be able to implement it because we miss seeing our patrons and friends.