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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.

Tuesday May 21, 2024

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lotsThey can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

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 Januayr - June AND September - December

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 (ok to use Book Drop after closing time or before opening time next day to avoid late 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.

   

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lots.  They can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

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.

   

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total.

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lots.  They can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

 

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 below and in 2024 these hours will change:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 1 AM - 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.

 

   

Wednesday May 22, 2024

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lotsThey can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

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 Januayr - June AND September - December

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 (ok to use Book Drop after closing time or before opening time next day to avoid late 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.

   

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lots.  They can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

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.

   

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total.

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lots.  They can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

 

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 below and in 2024 these hours will change:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 1 AM - 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.

 

   

Thursday May 23, 2024

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lotsThey can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

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 Januayr - June AND September - December

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 (ok to use Book Drop after closing time or before opening time next day to avoid late 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.

   

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lots.  They can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

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.

   

Pick Up and Return at all library locations; 12 passes total.

Admits: Each pass admits one adult and children age 15 and under for free with an adult, and two passes may be reserved per day. Teens, age 16-17, may sign out an additional pass with a parent or guardian. Follow instructions on the Library Pass,  and who Library Pass at any of the five Trailheads or Visitor Center to receive a free day use wristband.  The Visitor Center is open daily 9 am - 5 pm. Read both sides of the Mohonk Preserve Pass, and included is the Risk Waiver. Go to their website for maps, 5 trailhead locations, parking info, and pet rules.  

Directions, Maps & Trails: here

Hours: Preserve Lands are open 9 am to day use pass users (7 am members) and close 1 hour after sunset  and Visitor Center 9 am - 5 pm daily with exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve at Noon, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. 

Mohonk Mountain House Policy: While the pass does not provide admission to Mohonk Mountain House or Minnewaska State Park, you may hike on to either property approximately six miles from the Preserve’s trails, but you may not enter the hotel or use facilities.

Parking: All five trailheads have parking lots.  They can fill up early on peak weekends.  Car-pooling and use of long-term parking lots at Preserve’s Visitor Center and at West Trapps parking lot, located ½ mile and 1½ mile respectively from the intersection of Routes 299 and 44/55, are suggested. See website for more information.

Visitor Center3197 State Route 44-55  Gardiner, NY 12525  (20 miles from Poughkeepsie)  845-255-0919

 

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 below and in 2024 these hours will change:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Tuesday & Thursday: 1 AM - 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.