Programs and Resources in Spanish

Community Survey

The Library District continues to seek public input on library materials and collections.

Celebrating Together: Prosperity, Power, and Progress!

Students at the library during the Plaza classes

Plaza Comunitaria Poughkeepsie

Classes in alphabetization, first and second grades offered in Spanish. This program is aimed at Spanish speakers. The classes and materials are free.

Book jacket of Mujeres del Alma Mia by Isabel Allende
Book jacket for Paula by Isabel Allende
Book jacket for House of Spirts by Isabel Allende

Book Club

Easy Book Clubs

We want to make life a little easier for your book club. Hemos preparado kits de “Club de lectura en una bolsa”: bolsas que contienen 8 copias del mismo libro para sus miembros. Click on a book jacket image below to reserve a Book Club in a Bag pack. Book Club in a Bag kits are available for adults.

Translation Service

The Library District, in collaboration with the Marist College Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, is pleased to offer this translation service to our patrons.

Individual Technological Assistance

Tuesday and Thursday from 9 – 10:30 AM

Receive one-on-one help with basic computing, email, filling out forms, filling out unemployment forms online, creating and editing Word and Excel documents, and assistance with cell phone management. Assistance is offered at the Adriance Memorial Library, in the Marcotte Computer Center, main floor of the building. For more information contact Elva Margarita Corbaton at (845) 485-3445 ext. 3321

YouTube Channel

See our tutorials in Spanish on our YouTube channel

Community Resources

English Classes (ESL) y and GED (HSE)
Literacy Connections

Information about the English program (ESL)
Registration Form

Dutchess Community College

Information about the English classes (ESL)
Information about the GED (HSE)

Dutchess Boces Adult Learning Institute

Information about the English classes (ESL)
Information about the English classes GED (HSE)

Municipal Identification Program (ID)

Poughkeepsie City Identification Application