Briarcliff Manor Public Library, One Library Road, Briarcliff Manor, New York, 914-941-7072

BROWSE & GO, temporarily suspended
We are suspending the service in keeping with similar actions of other area libraries due to the increase in cases and rapidly changing status (Color) of communities in the county.

Browse & Go hours are:
  • suspended at this time

Call the library at 914-941-7072 to make a 30 minute appointment for one of these areas:

  • New Book/Magazine Area
    on 1st Floor

  • Children & Teen Rooms
    on 1st Floor

  • Adult Collection
    on 2nd Floor

  • Public Computer
    on 2nd Floor

When you call to make your appointment, you will be asked a few questions so we can better prepare for your visit and keep everyone safe. Please have your Library card number handy, if possible.


Browse the Collections

Patrons will have the reserved area to themselves for 30 minutes for self-service browsing. Items may be selected for check out. We ask that you have your card number with you and you avoid touching surfaces unless necessary. Please put items that you are not taking on the cart that is provided. Holds may also be picked up at this time. Please "check out" at the Front Desk when your appointment is finished.

Use a Public Computer

A 30-minute reservation will be made for use of a designated computer, for one patron at a time.Guest passes and courtesy earbuds are available upon request. Up to two pages of printing may be done free of charge and picked up at the Front Desk. Please "check out" at the Front Desk when your appointment is finished.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 914-941-7072. Thank you for using the Library and helping to keep it a safe place for the community!


1. Call...
The Library at 914-941-7072 to make an appointment to use a specific area of the Library building. Help us to prepare by having your library card handy, if possible.

2. Arrive...
At the Library no later than 15 minutes after your appointment time and check in at the Front Desk. Everyone is expected to wear a mask at all times in the Library building, except those under age 2 and those who have arranged an accommodation in advance.

3. Browse...
Or use a computer for 30 minutes. Please keep to your appointment area and avoid touching surfaces unless necessary. Place items that you have touched and do not want on designated carts.

Appointments are self-service and self-timed in order to limit building capacity and keep everyone safe.

Restrooms on the second floor are available for use. Please maintain social distancing and keep your mask on.

3. Check out...
At the Front Desk by the end of your appointment. At that time, you may check out your selections, pick up holds or retrieve printing.

Please note that...
  • All other services and assistance will continue to be provided by phone or email, or at Curbside.

  • Policies will be posted throughout the library. Printouts will be available at the Front Desk. Links to policies are below.

  • Hand sanitizer will be provided throughout the Library building.

  • A limited supply of courtesy masks will be available at the Front Desk.

  • Only payments by credit or debit card will be accepted by staff at his time.

COVID-19 policies...

©Briarcliff Manor Public Library

Last revised November 19, 2020