At the Hornell Public Library, we’re always bringing in new materials of a variety of different mediums. Stop by today to see what we’ve got in stock!
WELCOME TO THE LIBRARY!
At the Hornell Public Library, we're committed to providing our community with an extensive number of resources. That's why we have over 51,000 materials available on-site, with many more through our extensive library network.
Curious to learn more? Give us a call at 607-324-1210, or stop by — we're open Monday - Thursday 10-8, Friday 10-5, and Saturday 10-2. We look forward to meeting you!
The Hornell Public Library is a community-based agency whose primary purpose is to provide information, education, and recreation to people of all ages through an organized collection of print, non-print materials, and access to digital resources and technology.
For more than 100 years, the Hornell Public Library has given the people of Hornell, NY, a welcoming place to congregate and enjoy reading and learning. Whether you’re looking for a book, audiobook, CD, or DVD, our friendly staff is always ready and willing to help you find it.
Our collection of materials is vast, but we’d particularly like to highlight our extensive number of children's books, many of which are primarily written in Spanish and French. In addition to the numerous pieces of literature that we have on hand, our patrons have access to a number of reference databases, such as America's News Database, Hornell Evening Tribune, and Heritage Quest.
For your reference, you may check out these links:
SHALL THE ANNUAL SUM OF MONEY TO BE RAISED BY TAXATION FROM THE RESIDENTS OF THE HORNELL CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE HORNELL PUBLIC LIBRARY BE INCREASED FROM $174,700 TO 184,700 IN ACCORDANCE WITH NEW YORK STATE LAW, EDN SECTION 259, TO PROVIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES.
HOW THIS PROPOSITION AFFECTS MILLAGE RATES
Current Rate for 2018-2019 ($0.43 cents per mil)
Proposed Rate for 2019-2020 ($0.46 per mil)
Difference………………………………($0.03 per mil)
The Proposed Levy Would Increase Tax by 3 cents per $1,000 of Home Assessment
HOME EVALUATION TAX EXAMPLES:
PROPERTY ASSESMENT CURRENT TAX PROPOSED YEARLY INCREASE
$40,000 $17.20 $1.20
$69,900* $30.06 $2.10
$80,000 $34.40 $2.40
$100,000 $43.00 $3.00
*Zillow.com Median Home Price for Hornell, NY
WHY THE TAX INCREASE?
To Maintain State Minimum Wage increases for our Library Staff
To Upgrade Computers, Fax Machine
To Replace Roof and Air Conditioning Units
To Replace Rugs, Repaint Interior Walls and Exterior Doors
To Pay Increased Cost of Utilities, Library Media, Library Supplies,
To Pay for Data Bases, STLS Library/Service Costs
To Purchase Library Furnishings, Chairs, Lamps, Tables, Shelving
To Absorb Hornell City Library Appropriation Reduction of $10,000
WHAT SERVICES DOES LIBRARY PROVIDE FOR THE COMMUNITY?