Books, Movies + More

Read + Watch Online

Overdrive eBooks and Downloadable Audiobooks

Access the Library’s Overdrive eBook and downloadable Audiobook collections online  or by downloading the Libby app on your smartphone or tablet.

Libby Support and Tutorials
Overdrive Support and Tutorials

rb Digital Magazines

Check out the world’s largest newsstand, offering full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps.

The Mid-Hudson Library System’s collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

Kanopy Streaming Video Collection

Philipstown residents can check out more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Criterion, Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Kanopy for Kids

Enriching, educational, and entertaining films and TV series, including PBS shows and language tutorials – curated just for kids.

Can’t find an item?

Request items through Inter-Library loan.

The Library has access to some titles in  local academic and special library collections through our partnership with the Southeastern Access to Libraries consortium. Depending on the item, we may also be able to borrow from nationwide collections through the Mid-Hudson Library System. 

To request an item that you cannot find in our catalog, please visit or contact the circulation desk at 845-424-3020 or email staff@desmondfishlibrary.org.

Recommend a title for the collection.

The Desmond-Fish Public Library offers a wide variety of print materials, media, digital collections and public to fulfill our mission and promote the enjoyment of reading, greater cultural understanding, lifelong learning, and civic engagement. The library’s investment in collections and programs recognizes that people learn in many different ways and that diverse collections and programming enables the library to reach new audiences.

Our collections and programs reflect the community we serve and are informed by your interests and ideas!

We want to hear from you! Please share your suggestions for collection materials and future programs through the Library’s Suggestion Box!