Schenectady County Public Library

Hon. Karen B. Johnson Central Branch
99 Clinton St.
Schenectady, NY 12305-2083

Tel:  518-388-4500
Fax:  518-386-2241



Wireless Access:  Yes

Hours:  (Central Library Only)
Monday  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday  9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday & Saturday  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Branch library hours  vary

Holidays:  New Year’s Day – Martin Luther King Day – Presidents Day – Easter Sunday – Memorial Day – Independence Day – Labor Day – Columbus Day – Election Day – Veterans’ Day – Thanksgiving Day – Christmas Eve – Christmas Day

Directions to Central Library:  From the NYS Thruway Exit 25 or Exit 26 take I-890  to Erie Blvd. (Exit 4B). Follow Erie Blvd. across State and Liberty Streets (train station on right) to Union Street. Take right and go three streets to Clinton Street and take a right. The Library is located on the left.

Directions to Branch libraries

Director:  Karen Bradley

Board of Trustees:  Carmel Patrick, President

Board Meetings:  Fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM

Schenectady County Manager:  Rory Fluman

City of Schenectady Mayor:  Gary R. McCarthy

State Assemblymembers:
Phil Steck, 110th District (Niskayuna and Woodlawn branches)
Angelo Santabarbara, 111th District (Central, Bornt, Mont Pleasant, Quaker Street, and Rotterdam branches)
Mary Beth Walsh, 112th District (Glenville and Scotia branches)

State Senators:
Michelle Hinchey, 46th District (Quaker Street and Rotterdam branches)
James Tedisco, 49th District (Central, Bornt, Glenville, Mont Pleasant, Niskayuna, Scotia, and Woodlawn branches)

Type of Library:  Public

Area Chartered to Serve:  County

Population Chartered to Serve:  155,333

MVLS Board of Trustees Meeting

Mohawk Valley Library System
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9:30 AM, Thursday, October 21, 2021
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Fax: 518-355-0674
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