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MAP Passes to Museums, Attractions, and Parks

MAP Passes are available to Poughkeepsie Public Library District library card holders * who are 18 years of age or older, have a valid email address, and have no outstanding fines. *Passes to FDR Presidential Library & Museum are available to all Mid-Hudson Library System card holders.

Book up to two (2) passes on same day to combine visits to nearby venues.  These may be local places or destinations on getaway trips to the Adirondacks, Albany, Berkshires, Boston, CT coastline, Danbury or Hartford, NYC, Springfield, and Vermont.

Always confirm hours and visiting information on destination’s website.

Failure to cancel a pass you do not use may result in suspension of pass privileges.

Pass Types: Printable passes, called Print on Demand. Physical passes, called Pick up/Return.

Print on Demand passes: Reserve for day of visit and marked “Closed” when Destination is closed. Always check their hours. Print pass when reserving at home or contact the Library to print it for you after reserving pass. Take the printed pass to entrance on specific date printed on the pass.

Pick Up/Return passes: Reserve for day of pick up and marked “Closed” when Library is closed. On holidays a venue may be open, but Library closed, so reserve a day early. Check out pass (inside pouch) for three (3) days including pick-up date, day to use pass, and day to return.

  • Library card barcode must match reservation at check-out.
  • Return to library branch where checked out, and you may use Book Drop to return.
  • A $5.00 per day fine if returned after due date (okay to use drop box after closing time).
  • If not returned within one week, pass is considered lost, and a replacement cost fined.

When Reserving: Reserve up to 60 days in advance. Under the date, find destination and request. You’ll need library card’s barcode. Follow the prompts. You’ll receive confirmation email and a reminder email 2 days before a reservation. You may add a Text reminder. For Print on Demand passes, select “Print Pass” to print from home and bring to destination on date printed on pass.

Cancelling a Pass Reservation: Use “My Passes” button by logging in with library card barcode, and clicking on pass to cancel, or call the Library. If reservation is in 24 hours or less, “My Passes” directs you to call the Library to cancel for you. Failure to cancel a pass, so that others may use it, may result in a suspension of reservation privileges.

Questions? Call the Reference Desk at (845) 485-3445 x 3702.

Sunday April 21, 2024

Admits: Two (2) free Admissions, plus children 12 and under are always free with a recommended, not required, Tour Reservation Booking on their website for the date of the library pass, then selecting either one or both the Studio Tour, and Residence Tour, or a Grounds Pass, and selecting the Time and entering Promo Code in caps: POUGHPASS at checkout for each of two free passes that pop up below at no charge (free may be applied to adult, youth, senior or military tickets). Enter children (under 13 free) or additional ticket purchases.  Arrive 30 minutes early to park, check-in, use restrooms, and walk to the tour location.  Show your PPLD library card, your library pass reservation (either printed or displayed on a mobile device from your emailed MAP pass confirmation or text reminder under View Pass Info), and your online timed-entry reservation at Admissions. Walk-in requests for tours depend on availability. Masks are optional. The Residence Tour re-opened 2024 now that rennovations are complete. 

Grounds Only Pass:   Enjoy the stunning Berkshire mountain views, formal gardens, Woodland Walk, climb the Ledges Trail, and picnic on tables in the former apple orchard. The outdoor contemporary sculpture exhibition opens May 27th. The Grounds Only ticket does not allow entry into the Studio or Residence or permanent collections at the Barn Gallery. 

Availability and Restrictions:  Admissions sells bottled water, but no food. You may bring a picnic. The Library Pass covers standard admission and access to the Barn Gallery, Studio Tour, and Residence Tour, with separate Tour Times and all three available with Library Pass on same day.  Advance reservations hold your tour spot, but will accept walk-ins.  Do not park on lawn or driveway.

Hours: Open Wednesdays – Mondays, May 25 - Oct. 21, 2024. Wed Hours 10 am - 4 pm; and Thurs - Mon. Hours are 10 am - 5 pm. Closed Tuesdays. . 

Physical Address: 4 Williamsville Rd, Stockbridge, MA (70 miles from Poughkeepsie.)  It is just off Route 183 in Glendale section of Stockbridge, MA.

GPS Address: Follow these directions as Chesterwood advises that Google maps and some GPS systems’ directions are incorrect and will lead you to single-lane dirt roads.

This Pass Printed when Reservation is Made OR Confirmation Email or Text Reminder Accepted on Your Cell Phone when You Display Pass under View Pass Info. To re-print pass: Login to "My Passes" with Library's barcode or find your emailed PPLD confirmation for Library Pass. Click on "Pass Info Center" and click on "View Pass Info" to display. To print, right click mouse,  select print.

   

Monday April 22, 2024

Admits: Two (2) free Admissions, plus children 12 and under are always free with a recommended, not required, Tour Reservation Booking on their website for the date of the library pass, then selecting either one or both the Studio Tour, and Residence Tour, or a Grounds Pass, and selecting the Time and entering Promo Code in caps: POUGHPASS at checkout for each of two free passes that pop up below at no charge (free may be applied to adult, youth, senior or military tickets). Enter children (under 13 free) or additional ticket purchases.  Arrive 30 minutes early to park, check-in, use restrooms, and walk to the tour location.  Show your PPLD library card, your library pass reservation (either printed or displayed on a mobile device from your emailed MAP pass confirmation or text reminder under View Pass Info), and your online timed-entry reservation at Admissions. Walk-in requests for tours depend on availability. Masks are optional. The Residence Tour re-opened 2024 now that rennovations are complete. 

Grounds Only Pass:   Enjoy the stunning Berkshire mountain views, formal gardens, Woodland Walk, climb the Ledges Trail, and picnic on tables in the former apple orchard. The outdoor contemporary sculpture exhibition opens May 27th. The Grounds Only ticket does not allow entry into the Studio or Residence or permanent collections at the Barn Gallery. 

Availability and Restrictions:  Admissions sells bottled water, but no food. You may bring a picnic. The Library Pass covers standard admission and access to the Barn Gallery, Studio Tour, and Residence Tour, with separate Tour Times and all three available with Library Pass on same day.  Advance reservations hold your tour spot, but will accept walk-ins.  Do not park on lawn or driveway.

Hours: Open Wednesdays – Mondays, May 25 - Oct. 21, 2024. Wed Hours 10 am - 4 pm; and Thurs - Mon. Hours are 10 am - 5 pm. Closed Tuesdays. . 

Physical Address: 4 Williamsville Rd, Stockbridge, MA (70 miles from Poughkeepsie.)  It is just off Route 183 in Glendale section of Stockbridge, MA.

GPS Address: Follow these directions as Chesterwood advises that Google maps and some GPS systems’ directions are incorrect and will lead you to single-lane dirt roads.

This Pass Printed when Reservation is Made OR Confirmation Email or Text Reminder Accepted on Your Cell Phone when You Display Pass under View Pass Info. To re-print pass: Login to "My Passes" with Library's barcode or find your emailed PPLD confirmation for Library Pass. Click on "Pass Info Center" and click on "View Pass Info" to display. To print, right click mouse,  select print.

   

Tuesday April 23, 2024

Admits: Two (2) free Admissions, plus children 12 and under are always free with a recommended, not required, Tour Reservation Booking on their website for the date of the library pass, then selecting either one or both the Studio Tour, and Residence Tour, or a Grounds Pass, and selecting the Time and entering Promo Code in caps: POUGHPASS at checkout for each of two free passes that pop up below at no charge (free may be applied to adult, youth, senior or military tickets). Enter children (under 13 free) or additional ticket purchases.  Arrive 30 minutes early to park, check-in, use restrooms, and walk to the tour location.  Show your PPLD library card, your library pass reservation (either printed or displayed on a mobile device from your emailed MAP pass confirmation or text reminder under View Pass Info), and your online timed-entry reservation at Admissions. Walk-in requests for tours depend on availability. Masks are optional. The Residence Tour re-opened 2024 now that rennovations are complete. 

Grounds Only Pass:   Enjoy the stunning Berkshire mountain views, formal gardens, Woodland Walk, climb the Ledges Trail, and picnic on tables in the former apple orchard. The outdoor contemporary sculpture exhibition opens May 27th. The Grounds Only ticket does not allow entry into the Studio or Residence or permanent collections at the Barn Gallery. 

Availability and Restrictions:  Admissions sells bottled water, but no food. You may bring a picnic. The Library Pass covers standard admission and access to the Barn Gallery, Studio Tour, and Residence Tour, with separate Tour Times and all three available with Library Pass on same day.  Advance reservations hold your tour spot, but will accept walk-ins.  Do not park on lawn or driveway.

Hours: Open Wednesdays – Mondays, May 25 - Oct. 21, 2024. Wed Hours 10 am - 4 pm; and Thurs - Mon. Hours are 10 am - 5 pm. Closed Tuesdays. . 

Physical Address: 4 Williamsville Rd, Stockbridge, MA (70 miles from Poughkeepsie.)  It is just off Route 183 in Glendale section of Stockbridge, MA.

GPS Address: Follow these directions as Chesterwood advises that Google maps and some GPS systems’ directions are incorrect and will lead you to single-lane dirt roads.

This Pass Printed when Reservation is Made OR Confirmation Email or Text Reminder Accepted on Your Cell Phone when You Display Pass under View Pass Info. To re-print pass: Login to "My Passes" with Library's barcode or find your emailed PPLD confirmation for Library Pass. Click on "Pass Info Center" and click on "View Pass Info" to display. To print, right click mouse,  select print.