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These museum passes are provided to Columbia County residents through a generous grant from the Ellsworth Kelly Foundation. Individual libraries may have additional passes--check with your home library.

The Columbia County Libraries Association, composed of the 11 public libraries in Columbia County, works together to serve all the residents of the county.

Print from Home: Passes may be reserved up to thirty days in advance and can be printed from home or at the library. Some museums also accept passes displayed on a phone. The pass will only be valid for the date of visit listed on the confirmation page, so request the pass for the day you wish to use it. These passes are marked closed for the days when the museums are closed.

Pick Up/Return Pass: Passes may be reserved online for up to thirty days in advance and must be picked up at the library.

MANY MUSEUMS REQUIRE TIMED RESERVATIONS. PLEASE CHECK WITH INDIVIDUAL MUSEUMS FOR REQUIREMENTS.

Sunday September 26, 2021

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under age 18.

Click here for information about timed tickets. The museum strongly encourages timed tickets at this time, but they do welcome walk-in visitors as well. Timed ticket sales end 24 hours in advance. If you have missed the opportunity to purchase timed tickets for a particular time slot, please call their Visitor Services at (518) 463-4478 to see if there is space available.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits 4 adults. Children under age 12 admitted for free. Valid for for a garden tour. Not valid for Harvest Festival.

Masks are mandatory while on the garden grounds, regardless of vaccination status. Timed tickets are required and can be booked online: https://www.berkshirebotanical.org/

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children ages 3-17. Not valid for performances or other programs with an additional fee.

The Berkshire Museum is currently open by reservation only. Reservations include private access to the Aquarium, and Berkshire Backyard, Rocks and Minerals, Animals of the World in Miniature, and the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation on the first floor. Tickets are timed and limited to one family unit (a group of people who have been distancing together) at a time. Each family unit may reserve one visit per day. Family units are limited to a maximum of 6 guests. Reserve your tickets here.

You must print this library pass or display it on a phone. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [4 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults. Children under age 13 admitted for free.

Timed tickets are required and can be booked online: https://www.chesterwood.org/. After reserving this pass, you will receive a promo code that you will need to book your tickets.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 1 adult for free. Patrons may request up to 3 passes per day for the Clark . Children under 18, active duty military, and students with a valid ID are always admitted for free. There is free admission on the first Sunday of the month from October to May.

Advance timed tickets, along with the library pass, are required. When choosing a timed ticket fro the Museum's website, use "Library Passholder." Massachusetts travel restrictions are in place. Check mass.gov/covid-19 for details prior to visiting.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [7 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.

The Carle is requiring all guests ages 5 and up to wear masks inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are encouraged for children ages two to four.

The Carle has capacity limits in place throughout the Museum to create the space necessary for all visitors to maintain a six-foot distance. Children must stay with their adult(s) at all times.

Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended as visitor capacity is reduced and walkup spots are not guaranteed. Even if you have checked out a museum pass to visit The Carle, you are still encouraged to reserve your spot online to ensure your admission for the day.

The Carle Art Studio requires a reserved time session that can be booked when checking in at the Admission Desk.

Please visit https://www.carlemuseum.org/visit/plan-your-visit/visitor-guidelines for an outline of visitor guidelines and up-to-the-minute information during this ever-changing pandemic .  

Currently the Museum is open:

Thursday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

If you have any questions, please email info@carlemuseum.org.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [2 available ]

Pass admits 2 people. Children under age 12 admitted for free.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 people for guided tour. Guest under age 12 admitted for free.

Please call or email in advance to make a reservation: 413-442-1793 or melville@berkshirehistory.org

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits one family (2 adults and their children).

In addition to the pass, a timed reservation is required. Call 845-338-0071 to make a reservation. Must be reserved by 3pm the day prior to the visit. Each half hour time slot is limited to 4 people.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

      [0 available ]

Pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children under 16 for gallery admission only.

Please note: Proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test will be required. 

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass. No need for advanced reservations.

        [6 available ]

Pass admits 4 people. Children under age 5 admitted for free.

Call 518-584-0400 to make your required timed ticket reservation.

You must print this library pass or display it on your phone. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

      [1 available ]

Pass admits two individuals for free to a 60-minute house tour and a 30/60-minute walking tour. Not valid for a discount on the electric carriage tour. Admission to the main house at Olana is by guided tour only and is available starting June 12, 2021. Outdoor tours are also available. Tour reservations are REQUIRED. Call 515-751-0344 to reserve tour tickets.

Library pass users are required to book tours in advance. Please call to reserve tickets at 518-751-0344.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [4 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children. Please call the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome at 845-752-3200 to reserve tickets

Open May 1 - October 31 from 10-5PM. Airshows every weekend (weather permitting) from June 19th - October 17th.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Admits 2 Adults & children under 18.

A reservation made in advance is required. Reserve here (select Member, enter number people over age 5, under age 5), with strict 2 hour time slot start & end time. Everyone must follow the COVID-19 Protocols and Policies posted on their website. Maps may not be available during COVID-19. Picnics are welcome. Special events temporarily suspended in July or later. No pets, other than service dogs.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

This pass admits two visitors. In addition to this pass, you must book a reservation for a tour in advance. After booking this library pass, reservations can be made at http://thomascole.org/visit, by calling 518-943-7465, or by emailing info@thomascole.org.

The grounds are open free of charge from dawn to dusk every day. Please check http://thomascole.org/visit for updates.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults & up to 4 children within the same family.

In addition to the pass, you must reserve a timed ticket at https://www.millbrook.org/trevor-zoo-home.

You must print this library pass or display it on your device. Only valid for the reserved date of visit on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Pass admits four visitors of any age free of charge. The Underground Railroad Education Center is a documented, award-winning Underground Railroad site that shares the voices of Black abolitionists and Freedom Seekers.

Tour hours are Monday through Friday 5:30pm-8:00pm and Saturday 12:30pm-4:00pm Scheduling a tour date and time with staff is required. Please call 518-621-7793 to arrange a tour experience. Please visit https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/tours/ for COVID protocols. Be sure to bring a paper or digital copy of your pass. Masks are required at all times when visiting The Myers Residence and The Myers Residence Campus.

You must print this library pass or display it on a device. Only valid for the reserved date of visit on your pass.

      [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for a tour of the USS Slater.

Book a reservation by calling (518) 431–1943. Tours given rain or shine, leave about every 30 minutes, and last 60 minutes. Low-heeled, non-slip walking shoes and casual dress; to use facilities at shore-side restroom as no restrooms on ship; and sunscreen is advised. Their Covid-19 safety guidelines include all wear facial masks when less than 6 ft. from someone not in your household. Food, beverages, candy, gum or tobacco products are not permitted on ship. Water is only refreshment at the museum. Large bags and strollers are not permitted on the ship.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Monday September 27, 2021

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under age 18.

Click here for information about timed tickets. The museum strongly encourages timed tickets at this time, but they do welcome walk-in visitors as well. Timed ticket sales end 24 hours in advance. If you have missed the opportunity to purchase timed tickets for a particular time slot, please call their Visitor Services at (518) 463-4478 to see if there is space available.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 4 adults. Children under age 12 admitted for free. Valid for for a garden tour. Not valid for Harvest Festival.

Masks are mandatory while on the garden grounds, regardless of vaccination status. Timed tickets are required and can be booked online: https://www.berkshirebotanical.org/

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children ages 3-17. Not valid for performances or other programs with an additional fee.

The Berkshire Museum is currently open by reservation only. Reservations include private access to the Aquarium, and Berkshire Backyard, Rocks and Minerals, Animals of the World in Miniature, and the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation on the first floor. Tickets are timed and limited to one family unit (a group of people who have been distancing together) at a time. Each family unit may reserve one visit per day. Family units are limited to a maximum of 6 guests. Reserve your tickets here.

You must print this library pass or display it on a phone. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [4 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults. Children under age 13 admitted for free.

Timed tickets are required and can be booked online: https://www.chesterwood.org/. After reserving this pass, you will receive a promo code that you will need to book your tickets.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Pass admits 1 adult for free. Patrons may request up to 3 passes per day for the Clark . Children under 18, active duty military, and students with a valid ID are always admitted for free. There is free admission on the first Sunday of the month from October to May.

Advance timed tickets, along with the library pass, are required. When choosing a timed ticket fro the Museum's website, use "Library Passholder." Massachusetts travel restrictions are in place. Check mass.gov/covid-19 for details prior to visiting.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.

The Carle is requiring all guests ages 5 and up to wear masks inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are encouraged for children ages two to four.

The Carle has capacity limits in place throughout the Museum to create the space necessary for all visitors to maintain a six-foot distance. Children must stay with their adult(s) at all times.

Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended as visitor capacity is reduced and walkup spots are not guaranteed. Even if you have checked out a museum pass to visit The Carle, you are still encouraged to reserve your spot online to ensure your admission for the day.

The Carle Art Studio requires a reserved time session that can be booked when checking in at the Admission Desk.

Please visit https://www.carlemuseum.org/visit/plan-your-visit/visitor-guidelines for an outline of visitor guidelines and up-to-the-minute information during this ever-changing pandemic .  

Currently the Museum is open:

Thursday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

If you have any questions, please email info@carlemuseum.org.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 people. Children under age 12 admitted for free.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [5 available ]

Pass admits 2 people for guided tour. Guest under age 12 admitted for free.

Please call or email in advance to make a reservation: 413-442-1793 or melville@berkshirehistory.org

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits one family (2 adults and their children).

In addition to the pass, a timed reservation is required. Call 845-338-0071 to make a reservation. Must be reserved by 3pm the day prior to the visit. Each half hour time slot is limited to 4 people.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

      [0 available ]

Pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children under 16 for gallery admission only.

Please note: Proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test will be required. 

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass. No need for advanced reservations.

        [4 available ]

Pass admits 4 people. Children under age 5 admitted for free.

Call 518-584-0400 to make your required timed ticket reservation.

You must print this library pass or display it on your phone. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

      [1 available ]

Pass admits two individuals for free to a 60-minute house tour and a 30/60-minute walking tour. Not valid for a discount on the electric carriage tour. Admission to the main house at Olana is by guided tour only and is available starting June 12, 2021. Outdoor tours are also available. Tour reservations are REQUIRED. Call 515-751-0344 to reserve tour tickets.

Library pass users are required to book tours in advance. Please call to reserve tickets at 518-751-0344.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children. Please call the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome at 845-752-3200 to reserve tickets

Open May 1 - October 31 from 10-5PM. Airshows every weekend (weather permitting) from June 19th - October 17th.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Admits 2 Adults & children under 18.

A reservation made in advance is required. Reserve here (select Member, enter number people over age 5, under age 5), with strict 2 hour time slot start & end time. Everyone must follow the COVID-19 Protocols and Policies posted on their website. Maps may not be available during COVID-19. Picnics are welcome. Special events temporarily suspended in July or later. No pets, other than service dogs.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

This pass admits two visitors. In addition to this pass, you must book a reservation for a tour in advance. After booking this library pass, reservations can be made at http://thomascole.org/visit, by calling 518-943-7465, or by emailing info@thomascole.org.

The grounds are open free of charge from dawn to dusk every day. Please check http://thomascole.org/visit for updates.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults & up to 4 children within the same family.

In addition to the pass, you must reserve a timed ticket at https://www.millbrook.org/trevor-zoo-home.

You must print this library pass or display it on your device. Only valid for the reserved date of visit on your pass.

        [2 available ]

Pass admits four visitors of any age free of charge. The Underground Railroad Education Center is a documented, award-winning Underground Railroad site that shares the voices of Black abolitionists and Freedom Seekers.

Tour hours are Monday through Friday 5:30pm-8:00pm and Saturday 12:30pm-4:00pm Scheduling a tour date and time with staff is required. Please call 518-621-7793 to arrange a tour experience. Please visit https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/tours/ for COVID protocols. Be sure to bring a paper or digital copy of your pass. Masks are required at all times when visiting The Myers Residence and The Myers Residence Campus.

You must print this library pass or display it on a device. Only valid for the reserved date of visit on your pass.

      [1 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for a tour of the USS Slater.

Book a reservation by calling (518) 431–1943. Tours given rain or shine, leave about every 30 minutes, and last 60 minutes. Low-heeled, non-slip walking shoes and casual dress; to use facilities at shore-side restroom as no restrooms on ship; and sunscreen is advised. Their Covid-19 safety guidelines include all wear facial masks when less than 6 ft. from someone not in your household. Food, beverages, candy, gum or tobacco products are not permitted on ship. Water is only refreshment at the museum. Large bags and strollers are not permitted on the ship.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Tuesday September 28, 2021

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under age 18.

Click here for information about timed tickets. The museum strongly encourages timed tickets at this time, but they do welcome walk-in visitors as well. Timed ticket sales end 24 hours in advance. If you have missed the opportunity to purchase timed tickets for a particular time slot, please call their Visitor Services at (518) 463-4478 to see if there is space available.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 4 adults. Children under age 12 admitted for free. Valid for for a garden tour. Not valid for Harvest Festival.

Masks are mandatory while on the garden grounds, regardless of vaccination status. Timed tickets are required and can be booked online: https://www.berkshirebotanical.org/

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children ages 3-17. Not valid for performances or other programs with an additional fee.

The Berkshire Museum is currently open by reservation only. Reservations include private access to the Aquarium, and Berkshire Backyard, Rocks and Minerals, Animals of the World in Miniature, and the Feigenbaum Hall of Innovation on the first floor. Tickets are timed and limited to one family unit (a group of people who have been distancing together) at a time. Each family unit may reserve one visit per day. Family units are limited to a maximum of 6 guests. Reserve your tickets here.

You must print this library pass or display it on a phone. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults. Children under age 13 admitted for free.

Timed tickets are required and can be booked online: https://www.chesterwood.org/. After reserving this pass, you will receive a promo code that you will need to book your tickets.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Pass admits 1 adult for free. Patrons may request up to 3 passes per day for the Clark . Children under 18, active duty military, and students with a valid ID are always admitted for free. There is free admission on the first Sunday of the month from October to May.

Advance timed tickets, along with the library pass, are required. When choosing a timed ticket fro the Museum's website, use "Library Passholder." Massachusetts travel restrictions are in place. Check mass.gov/covid-19 for details prior to visiting.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [11 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and up to 4 children.

The Carle is requiring all guests ages 5 and up to wear masks inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are encouraged for children ages two to four.

The Carle has capacity limits in place throughout the Museum to create the space necessary for all visitors to maintain a six-foot distance. Children must stay with their adult(s) at all times.

Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended as visitor capacity is reduced and walkup spots are not guaranteed. Even if you have checked out a museum pass to visit The Carle, you are still encouraged to reserve your spot online to ensure your admission for the day.

The Carle Art Studio requires a reserved time session that can be booked when checking in at the Admission Desk.

Please visit https://www.carlemuseum.org/visit/plan-your-visit/visitor-guidelines for an outline of visitor guidelines and up-to-the-minute information during this ever-changing pandemic .  

Currently the Museum is open:

Thursday – Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

If you have any questions, please email info@carlemuseum.org.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 2 people. Children under age 12 admitted for free.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [5 available ]

Pass admits 2 people for guided tour. Guest under age 12 admitted for free.

Please call or email in advance to make a reservation: 413-442-1793 or melville@berkshirehistory.org

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits one family (2 adults and their children).

In addition to the pass, a timed reservation is required. Call 845-338-0071 to make a reservation. Must be reserved by 3pm the day prior to the visit. Each half hour time slot is limited to 4 people.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

      [0 available ]

Pass admits up to 2 adults and 2 children under 16 for gallery admission only.

Please note: Proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test will be required. 

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass. No need for advanced reservations.

        [0 available ]

Pass admits 4 people. Children under age 5 admitted for free.

Call 518-584-0400 to make your required timed ticket reservation.

You must print this library pass or display it on your phone. Only valid for the reserved date of visit.

      [1 available ]

Pass admits two individuals for free to a 60-minute house tour and a 30/60-minute walking tour. Not valid for a discount on the electric carriage tour. Admission to the main house at Olana is by guided tour only and is available starting June 12, 2021. Outdoor tours are also available. Tour reservations are REQUIRED. Call 515-751-0344 to reserve tour tickets.

Library pass users are required to book tours in advance. Please call to reserve tickets at 518-751-0344.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [4 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children. Please call the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome at 845-752-3200 to reserve tickets

Open May 1 - October 31 from 10-5PM. Airshows every weekend (weather permitting) from June 19th - October 17th.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [1 available ]

Admits 2 Adults & children under 18.

A reservation made in advance is required. Reserve here (select Member, enter number people over age 5, under age 5), with strict 2 hour time slot start & end time. Everyone must follow the COVID-19 Protocols and Policies posted on their website. Maps may not be available during COVID-19. Picnics are welcome. Special events temporarily suspended in July or later. No pets, other than service dogs.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]

This pass admits two visitors. In addition to this pass, you must book a reservation for a tour in advance. After booking this library pass, reservations can be made at http://thomascole.org/visit, by calling 518-943-7465, or by emailing info@thomascole.org.

The grounds are open free of charge from dawn to dusk every day. Please check http://thomascole.org/visit for updates.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [3 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults & up to 4 children within the same family.

In addition to the pass, you must reserve a timed ticket at https://www.millbrook.org/trevor-zoo-home.

You must print this library pass or display it on your device. Only valid for the reserved date of visit on your pass.

        [2 available ]

Pass admits four visitors of any age free of charge. The Underground Railroad Education Center is a documented, award-winning Underground Railroad site that shares the voices of Black abolitionists and Freedom Seekers.

Tour hours are Monday through Friday 5:30pm-8:00pm and Saturday 12:30pm-4:00pm Scheduling a tour date and time with staff is required. Please call 518-621-7793 to arrange a tour experience. Please visit https://undergroundrailroadhistory.org/tours/ for COVID protocols. Be sure to bring a paper or digital copy of your pass. Masks are required at all times when visiting The Myers Residence and The Myers Residence Campus.

You must print this library pass or display it on a device. Only valid for the reserved date of visit on your pass.

      [1 available ]

Pass admits 2 adults and 2 children for a tour of the USS Slater.

Book a reservation by calling (518) 431–1943. Tours given rain or shine, leave about every 30 minutes, and last 60 minutes. Low-heeled, non-slip walking shoes and casual dress; to use facilities at shore-side restroom as no restrooms on ship; and sunscreen is advised. Their Covid-19 safety guidelines include all wear facial masks when less than 6 ft. from someone not in your household. Food, beverages, candy, gum or tobacco products are not permitted on ship. Water is only refreshment at the museum. Large bags and strollers are not permitted on the ship.

You must print this library pass. Only valid for the reserved date of visit printed on your pass.

        [0 available ]