We will reopen Monday September 21st!

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Make an appointment for a 30-minute time slot to browse for books or use a computer. We will continue curbside pickup during opening hours.

Call 287-0191 or email to request an appointment. Please wear a mask, ring the bell at the ramp-side back door, wash your hands upon arrival and enjoy your time at the library!

The Great Give Back

The Great Give Back  October 2020

(Click on icon above for full details about the Great Give Back collection drive)

Curbside Pickup

Curbside Book Service 
Starting on July 1st  patrons with an active library card can pick up materials! 
Weekly Hours of Service: 
Monday 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Tuesday 12:00PM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 12:00PM - 5:00PM

How to Request Items:

1. Go online and request materials at or call us during curbside service hours 315-287-0191.
2. Sign into the catalog system using your library card number. (Your PIN should be the last 4 digits of your phone number. If this does not work, please call or email the library to have a PIN changed for you.)
3. Place a hold on the items you'd like to check-out.
4. When you receive a call that your order is ready, pick up your items outside on the handicap ramp entrance. Your material will already be checked out and in a bag for you.

Upcoming Fall Events

We at the Gouverneur Public Library have lots of fun activities in the works for the fall. Keep checking for updates on events and activities coming up!

Welcome to the Reading Room Association of Gouverneur!


Mission Statement

The mission of the Reading Room Association of Gouverneur is to maintain and improve the quality of life for all citizens of our community by providing resources and programs that enhance and contribute to individual knowledge, enlightenment, and enjoyment.  In partnership with local institutions the Library continues to encourage a commitment to life-long learning in all patrons.


Vision Statement

The Reading Room Association of Gouverneur is a vital public resource that will continue to serve the community as a gateway to an expanding world of knowledge.  The Library will achieve its vision and its goals with a philosophy that welcomes change and innovation.  We will be committed to maintaining a viable collection of materials and keeping pace with technology.

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