4 Nelson Ave., Peekskill, NY 10566 (914) 737-1212



The Field Library, located several blocks from the Hudson River at 4 Nelson Avenue, is Peekskill's major information resource.

As a full scale public library serving a population of approximately 23,500 Peekskill residents and 35,000 Town of Cortlandt residents, The Field Library boasts a collection of 80,000 books, over 300 different magazine and newspaper titles, and a wide variety of dvd's, audiobooks and compact discs.  

Free Ebook Downloads   

Field Library registered cardhholders now have access to Freading, an ebook lending service.  Freading is easy to use, and has its own apps for the iPad and iPhone, as well as the Android phones and tablets.  It is also compatible with the Kindle Fire, Nook and Kobo devices.  Patrons can download a select number of books each week, and books can be renewed.   Click here to get started!

Free Music Downloads 

Field Library registered cardholders now have access to Freegal, a continually updated music service with hundreds of thousands of songs from Sony Music's catalog of legendary artists.

Now, you can download three Sony Music tracks in the MP3 format each week at no direct cost.

Visit the library's website once a week (or bookmark the link), and get three songs each time for a total of 156 songs a year!  The music is yours to keep and the songs never expire.

There is no special download software to install on your computer, and the songs will play on any MP3 player, including an iPod, and can be loaded onto iTunes.  It is compatible with both PCs and Macs.

Here's how it works:
Sign onto the Freegal site with your Field Library barcode & pin.

  • Browse the Artist A-Z list or the various genre lists, and find a song you like by listening to a sample.
  • You can download up to three songs per week.
  • The library has a limited number of weekly downloads, so you may occasionally need to wait for this service.  
  • You can queue up future downloads with "My Wishlist," located in the upper right hand corner of the site.

Downloadable Media

Check out the latest advances in the world of books! This is a downloadable ebook, e-audio and music service offered by the Westchester Library System  ~ Here's the Digitial Media Catalog to search for titles and start downloading today!!

Learning Express Library

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning database of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help you succeed on the academic or licensing tests you must pass.  Here are some of the practice tests available to you: GED, firefighter, Civil Service, Advanced Placement, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, ASVAB prep, real estate, EMS, SAT, ACT and CUNY tests, nurse aide, U.S. citizenship, and more. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an analysis of your results. 

Job & Career Accelerator is a comprehensive online job search system helping job seekers find employment.  This innovative online resource provides everything you need to find your next job, all in one easy-to-use application.  The program is available at no charge with your library card, and can be accessed at The Field Library or at home.  Click here to get started.

Library Elf

Get a Library Card from The Field Library Peekskill
Library Elf is a web-based and email tool for library Library Elfusers to keep track of their library borrowings.  To sign up for this service, visit the website www.libraryelf.com.  
If you are already a Library Elf user, you must edit your Library Elf account to add a personal PIN number to your existing account.

The Field Library Thanks our Sponsors

A Special thanks to the sponsors of the 2014 Chester Smith Award:

Avon/Ann Brady

Beale Street Barber Shop

BeanRunner Cafe

Birdsall House

Cortlandt Colonial Restaurant

D. Bertolini and Sons, Inc.

Joe Deutsch

El Conquistador


Kathleen's Tea Room

La Cascada Restaurant

NY Firehouse Grille

Panio Wines and Liquors

Past and Present

Peekskill Coffee House

Peekskill Gourmet Deli

Quiet Man Public House


Red Line Saloon

Ruben's Mexican Cafe

Sansotta Brothers

Alberto D. Soto

Tanya Soto

Tiffany's Cafe

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