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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 14, 2024

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Adriance Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 2 PM - 5 PM January - June AND Sept - Dec.; 

Sundays Closed in July & August 

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Boardman Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: CLOSED

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library hours to check-out the Empire Pass is below.  The pass (in the pouch) may be returned to SPD during opening hours OR the SPD book drop on the second floor when the building is open, M-F 8 AM - 9:30 PM & Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM.

SPD hours for checking out a pass are:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 1 PM - 5 PM

Saturday: Closed UNLESS Events Are Scheduled

Sunday: Closed

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop of the Library where the pass was checked out.  For SPD the book drop is inside the FPC building on the 2nd floor, same as the Library, and accessible when the FPC building is open, M-F 8 AM - 9:30 PM and Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Monday April 15, 2024

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Adriance Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 2 PM - 5 PM January - June AND Sept - Dec.; 

Sundays Closed in July & August 

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Boardman Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: CLOSED

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library hours to check-out the Empire Pass is below.  The pass (in the pouch) may be returned to SPD during opening hours OR the SPD book drop on the second floor when the building is open, M-F 8 AM - 9:30 PM & Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM.

SPD hours for checking out a pass are:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 1 PM - 5 PM

Saturday: Closed UNLESS Events Are Scheduled

Sunday: Closed

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop of the Library where the pass was checked out.  For SPD the book drop is inside the FPC building on the 2nd floor, same as the Library, and accessible when the FPC building is open, M-F 8 AM - 9:30 PM and Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Tuesday April 16, 2024

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Adriance Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 2 PM - 5 PM January - June AND Sept - Dec.; 

Sundays Closed in July & August 

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Boardman Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: CLOSED

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations

Admits: Valid for the pass holder and their occupants in one vehicle. The Empire Pass is valid at most New York State Parks.  For questions on fees, you may contact the park directly. PPLD has six Empire Passes available. If a pass is unavailable, park entrance fees are 6 and $10 per vehicle. See the NYS Park website  for locations, activities, visiting information, park capacity limits, availability, policies, parking, restrooms, safety, and the current COVID-19 update.

NY State Parks: The NYS parks include access statewide to parks, lakes, beaches, pools, trails, historic sites, golf courses in state parks, camping, cottages, cabins, guides to enjoy particular activities, camping guides, boating safety, and more. So, explore the NYS Park website to find out more.

Virtual Tours of NY State Parks: Discover your next park adventure by exploring this 360 degree Virtual Tours of NY State Parks arranged by NYS regions, including the Hudson Valley. 

Pick Up/Return at Library passes are reserved for the day of pick up, and can be borrowed for three (3) days (including pick up date).

Note Sadie Peterson Delaney African Roots Library hours to check-out the Empire Pass is below.  The pass (in the pouch) may be returned to SPD during opening hours OR the SPD book drop on the second floor when the building is open, M-F 8 AM - 9:30 PM & Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM.

SPD hours for checking out a pass are:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 1 PM - 5 PM

Saturday: Closed UNLESS Events Are Scheduled

Sunday: Closed

Guidelines for Pick Up/Return at Library passes:

  • Library Card must be presented at check-out and the barcode must match reservation.
  • Pass and pouch must be returned to the library branch from which it was borrowed.
  • Pass (in the pouch) may be returned in the Library Book Drop of the Library where the pass was checked out.  For SPD the book drop is inside the FPC building on the 2nd floor, same as the Library, and accessible when the FPC building is open, M-F 8 AM - 9:30 PM and Sat. 9 AM - 6 PM.
  • Pass returned after the due date will incur a $5.00 per day fine.
  • Pass will be considered lost if not returned within one (1) week.
  • Lost pass will result in a charge to replace pass.
  • Failure to pick up reserved pass without prior notice may prevent future use.

      Multiple Destinations