Research Tools & Databases
The Town of Esopus Library offers patron access to the genealogy website, Ancestry.com. To access the site, you MUST be in the library. If you have your own laptop or device, you may use the library’s WiFi to access the site, or you may use one of the library’s public computers. Once you are in the library, please click the logo above to get started.
By clicking on the button above, you can gain access to the Consumer Reports website, free of charge. You will directed to an EBSCOhost page, and click on the ConsumerReports.org link which will send you to the Consumer Reports website.
If you need to create a simple, legal document, click on the logo above to access the Ulster County Library portal which is offering access to this FREE online service.
These unique resources are provided with state and local funds, and give you access to reliable online information that is not available on the world wide web.
More unique resources specifically funded by the Ulster County Legislature can be found here.
This is a quick link to commonly asked questions and internet searches.
Search for books, magazines and other resources available in the academic, special, and school library community in southeastern New York – all from one search screen. Please contact the Service Desk for assistance in ordering items.
Large Print Collection: The Library houses a collection of over 800 popular titles in large print.
American Sign Language Collection: This new collection consists mostly of DVDs meant specifically for members of the Deaf community or parents of deaf children.
John Burroughs Collection:The John Burroughs Hudson River Collection is a multi-media collection of materials relating to the life and works of the West Park naturalist, John Burroughs with an additional focus on ecological, historical, cultural and environmental issues surrounding his Hudson River and local environs mainly in the Town of Esopus.