Materials & Services
We have approximately 80,000 books available to inform and entertain you. These include over 54,000 outstanding fiction titles, as well as nonfiction materials in the adult and young adult collections and more than 23,000 titles in the Children's Department. In addition, we have an expanding collection of reference materials offering the most up-to-date information. We also have a circulating collection of Nook e-readers that are pre-loaded with current, popular, high-interest titles. They're a great way to explore and get familiar with the latest technology in the book world.
The Field Library offers almost 3,000 new-release and classic dvd's (and videos) for adults and children. In addition, we have informational media on a variety of subjects, including travel, how-to, history, sports, literature, art, and music.
We have a wealth of recorded audio materials available for children and adults. You can check out classical music, jazz, folk, pop, Broadway musicals on compact discs. We also add many new titles every year to our popular collection of abridged and full-length books on cd and in the Playaway format.
Magazines and Newspapers
The Field Library now subscribes to over 290 nationally known magazines, including children's, business, scientific, sports, hobbyist and general interest magazines. In addition, 16 newspapers are received regularly by the library, including local area and state newspapers, as well as major national papers and business journals. Our periodical holdings are also available in the library in microfilm and microfiche formats.
Interlibrary Loan Service
The Field Library is a member of the Westchester Library System, a county-wide network of public and academic libraries. Several million items are available to you under this cooperative program. If you need a book that is not in our collection, we can usually send out a request and have it for you in a week or so. If the book you requested is not in our system, we can reach out to the metropolitan New York area, the New York State Library, and beyond.
B/W Copies - $0.15/page
Color Copies - $0.50/page
microfilm/microfiche printers; $0.15 cents per page.
Faxing - $2.00 for the first page, and $1.00 for each additional page.
Scanning to USB - $0.10 per page
Scanning to e-mail - $0.15 per page
For those persons in the City of Peekskill and Town of Cortlandt area who are unable to come to the library due to physical disabilities, we will select books of their choice and deliver them. Please call 737-1212 to arrange for delivery.
The Field Library has several distinguished collections of books which offer specialized information, [click here]
Among the many other services the Field Library has to offer are the following:
- Large print materials.
- Book depository for off-hours return.
- Public programs for both children and adults.
- Semi-automatic entrance doors and wheelchair accessibility.
For more information on these and other library services and programs, please feel free to call us at (914) 737-1212. Our answering machine will take your call during our closed hours, and a staff member will return your call as soon as possible.