About Us

Our Mission

To support and promote public libraries, public library development, and public library services in Rockland County, NY, among its members, the general public, and legislators.

To act as a forum for the exchange of ideas among the members of the Association.

To assume a leadership role in charting the course of future public library needs in Rockland County.

To foster cooperation between all individuals and organizations interested in the welfare of public libraries in Rockland County.

To promote cooperation among libraries in Rockland County.

Our Board

Marianne Gallagher, President

New City Library

220 North Main Street

New City, NY 10956

845-634-4997

Laura Wolven, Vice President

Finkelstein Memorial Library

24 Chestnut Street

Spring Valley, NY 10977

845-352-5700

Annmarie McAnany, Secretary

Sloatsburg Public Library

1 Liberty Rock Road

Sloatsburg, NY 10974

845-753-2001

F. Anthony Hosmer, Treasurer

Rockland County BOCES

School Library System

131 N. Midland Avenue

Nyack, NY 10960

845-348-3500, Ext. 3596




Chairs represent divisions of the Association. They are elected by the division members whom they represent. Their terms do not coincide with terms for directors and at-large members.