Library Association of Rockland County

Supporting and promoting the 17 public libraries in Rockland County, New York

Our Mission

To support and promote public libraries, public library development, and public library services in Rockland County, NY. 

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.

Executive Board

Maria Gagliardi, President, 2017
Palisades Free Library
19 Closter Road
Palisades, NY 10964-0610

Jane Marino, Vice President, 2018
The Nyack Library
59 South Broadway
Nyack, NY  10960

Sara Nugent, Secretary, 2018
Tappan Library
93 Main Street
Tappan, NY  10983


Debra McDermott, Treasurer, 2018
PO Box 917
New City, NY 10956


Jessica Bowen, 2017
Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library
25 Flywheel Park West
Piermont, New York 10968-1040

Carol Connell Cannon, 2019
Suffern Free Library
210 Lafayette Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901

Jim Farrell, Advocacy Committee Chair, 2019
Pearl River Public Library
80 Franklin Avenue
Pearl River, NY 10965

​F. Anthony Hosmer, BOCES, 2017
Rockland County BOCES
School Library System
131 N. Midland Avenue
Nyack, NY 10960  
845-348-3500, Ext. 3596

Danielle Connolly, Youth Services Chair
Valley Cottage Library
110 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY  10989

Jessica Gordon, Teen Services Chair
Finkelstein Memorial Library
24 Chestnut Street
Spring Valley, NY  10977

Ashley Maraffino, Adult Services Chair
Valley Cottage Free Library
110 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989

Pat Soto, Advocates Chair
Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
10 West Ramapo Road
Garnerville, NY 10923

Nancy Wendt, Customer Services Chair
Suffern Free Library
210 Lafayette Avenue
Suffern, NY 10901
Phone: 845-357-1237, Ext. 29


PO Box 917, New City, NY 10956

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