Library News

Active Aging Resources

Please check our Active Aging Resources for information of interest to seniors.  Included is a wealth of information on everything from health support to anti-aging brain games.  Take a look!

Library Trustees Needed

If you are a resident of the Town of Carmel who does not live in the Mahopac School District and would like to join the Reed Library Board as it plans the Library’s next 100 years, please send a letter of interest to Reed Memorial Library, 1733 Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512.

Summer Reading Programs and More!

Dig into Reading is this year’s national theme for summer reading.  To see all we have planned, take a look at our Dig into Reading brochure for great kid’s programs throughout the summer.  Programs begin the week of July 1. Call the Library to register.

Grow this Summer!

Click here to learn how you can use the library to borrow seeds, visit beautiful nearby gardens, and discover tips and tricks for your own garden.  Dig in!

100th Anniversary Celebration Tea

Sunday, June 30, at the Sedgewood Club home of Cynthia and Mike Gibbons.  Talk by Kathleen Durham, Executive Director of the Eleanor Roosevelt Leadership Center at Val-Kill.   Reservation and ticket information available here.

Centennial Brochure

Our centennial brochure contains a bit of library history as well as the events planned for celebrating our 100th Anniversary.  See the it here or stop in and pick one up.


early programsOn Sunday May 5 at 3 pm, the nineteenth century entertainment of the early Literary Union of Carmel will be brought to life for today’s twenty-first century audience!


The Real Chemistry Barber Shop Quartet,  MAC award winning vocalist and actress Valerie diLorenzo, Midhat Serbagi violist, Metropolitan Opera and friends will celebrate Reed Library’s Centennial in music, skit and song.  Join us for a memorable afternoon.


Thursday April 18, April 25 and May 2 at 6:45 for children ages 2 through 5 and their caregivers.  Please call the library to register, 845-225-2439.

Volunteer Opportunities

Please see our brochure for opportunities to volunteer brochure.  Click here to print a volunteer application.


Volunteers are needed:

Saturday April 6, 3 to 6 to set up the sale

Sunday April 7, 10 to 3 to keep tables stocked & neat

Sunday April 7, 3 to 4:30 to clean up after the sale.

If you would like to give an hour or two to help during the sale please Library, 225-2439.