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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.

Wednesday February 21, 2024

SKAC is no longer accepting Print on Demand passes, so this is now a Pick Up / Return Pass starting June 1, 2023.

Admits: Up to six people in ONE vehicle, with children under age 5 not counted toward the vehicle total.  The SKAC MAP Pass is now a  Pick Up / Return Pass you check out from the library as a 3 day loan. Reserve for the day you check out the pass from the Reference Desk on the Main Floor (reservation must match library card at check out), visit Storm King the next day, and return the pass the following day at Circulation Desk or Book Drop. Show the Storm King Pass at the vehicle entrance booth. You do not need tickets or reservations. Hours and last entry (1.5 hours before closing) time vary seasonally. Pass may be used for Member Only hour, Sunday  9-10 am.  See their website under Visit for information to plan your day, amenities, map, hours, last entry time, tram information, and policies, such as no smoking,vaping, pets, music, sports, cooking, drones, personal bicycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. Picnic away from sculptures, tables are provided, or you may bring a blanket. Storm King advises visitors to dress for the weather, bring sunscreen and a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.

Note: On their website, under Visit,  you will find information on accessibility, digital guide, free tours, tram schedule and four tram stops, food options (seasonal cafe and/or food truck), bike rentals, visitor policies, amenities, elevator to Museum Hill, and map of grounds, sculptures, and restrooms.  Vending machines are by the elevator with snacks and seasonal items. Water bottle filling station is near restrooms on Museum Hill. Picnics allowed in designated areas, or on blankets away from sculptures.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, including last entry time, so please check website.  Tuesdays closed, and closed mid-December until Winter Weekends begin January - March  Reopens in April to six days a week in warmer months, with later evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.   

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).  Pick Up/Return passes are marked Closed for when the Library is Closed (not the Venue). Some dates Venue is closed in Dec. - March off season are marked closed to avoid reserving when they are closed.

Note Boardman Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 2 PM - 5 PM

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.

   

SKAC is no longer accepting Print on Demand passes, so this is now a Pick Up / Return Pass starting June 1, 2023. 

Admits: Up to six people in ONE vehicle, with children under age 5 not counted toward the vehicle total.  The SKAC MAP Pass is now a  Pick Up / Return Pass you check out from the library as a 3 day loan. Reserve for the day you check out the pass from the Circulation Desk (reservation must match library card at check out), visit Storm King the next day, and return the pass the following day at Circulation Desk or Book Drop. Show the Storm King Pass at the vehicle entrance booth. You do not need tickets or reservations. Hours and last entry (1.5 hours before closing) time vary seasonally. Pass may be used for Member Only hour, Sunday  9-10 am.  See their website under Visit for information to plan your day, amenities, map, hours, last entry time, tram information, and policies, such as no smoking, vaping, pets, music, sports, cooking, drones, personal bicycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. Picnic away from sculptures, tables are provided, or you may bring a blanket. Storm King advises visitors to dress for the weather, bring sunscreen and a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.

Note: On their website, under Visit,  you will find information on accessibility, digital guide, free tours, tram schedule and four tram stops, food options (seasonal cafe and/or food truck), bike rentals, visitor policies, amenities, elevator to Museum Hill, and map of grounds, sculptures, and restrooms.  Vending machines are by the elevator with snacks and seasonal items. Water bottle filling station is near restrooms on Museum Hill. Picnics allowed in designated areas, or on blankets away from sculptures.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, including last entry time, so please check website.  Tuesdays closed, and closed mid-December until Winter Weekends begin January - March  Reopens in April to six days a week in warmer months, with later evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.   

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).  Pick Up/Return passes are marked Closed for when the Library is Closed (not the Venue). Some dates Venue is closed in Dec. - March off season are marked closed to avoid reserving when they are closed.

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.

   

Thursday February 22, 2024

SKAC is no longer accepting Print on Demand passes, so this is now a Pick Up / Return Pass starting June 1, 2023.

Admits: Up to six people in ONE vehicle, with children under age 5 not counted toward the vehicle total.  The SKAC MAP Pass is now a  Pick Up / Return Pass you check out from the library as a 3 day loan. Reserve for the day you check out the pass from the Reference Desk on the Main Floor (reservation must match library card at check out), visit Storm King the next day, and return the pass the following day at Circulation Desk or Book Drop. Show the Storm King Pass at the vehicle entrance booth. You do not need tickets or reservations. Hours and last entry (1.5 hours before closing) time vary seasonally. Pass may be used for Member Only hour, Sunday  9-10 am.  See their website under Visit for information to plan your day, amenities, map, hours, last entry time, tram information, and policies, such as no smoking,vaping, pets, music, sports, cooking, drones, personal bicycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. Picnic away from sculptures, tables are provided, or you may bring a blanket. Storm King advises visitors to dress for the weather, bring sunscreen and a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.

Note: On their website, under Visit,  you will find information on accessibility, digital guide, free tours, tram schedule and four tram stops, food options (seasonal cafe and/or food truck), bike rentals, visitor policies, amenities, elevator to Museum Hill, and map of grounds, sculptures, and restrooms.  Vending machines are by the elevator with snacks and seasonal items. Water bottle filling station is near restrooms on Museum Hill. Picnics allowed in designated areas, or on blankets away from sculptures.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, including last entry time, so please check website.  Tuesdays closed, and closed mid-December until Winter Weekends begin January - March  Reopens in April to six days a week in warmer months, with later evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.   

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).  Pick Up/Return passes are marked Closed for when the Library is Closed (not the Venue). Some dates Venue is closed in Dec. - March off season are marked closed to avoid reserving when they are closed.

Note Boardman Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 2 PM - 5 PM

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.

   

SKAC is no longer accepting Print on Demand passes, so this is now a Pick Up / Return Pass starting June 1, 2023. 

Admits: Up to six people in ONE vehicle, with children under age 5 not counted toward the vehicle total.  The SKAC MAP Pass is now a  Pick Up / Return Pass you check out from the library as a 3 day loan. Reserve for the day you check out the pass from the Circulation Desk (reservation must match library card at check out), visit Storm King the next day, and return the pass the following day at Circulation Desk or Book Drop. Show the Storm King Pass at the vehicle entrance booth. You do not need tickets or reservations. Hours and last entry (1.5 hours before closing) time vary seasonally. Pass may be used for Member Only hour, Sunday  9-10 am.  See their website under Visit for information to plan your day, amenities, map, hours, last entry time, tram information, and policies, such as no smoking, vaping, pets, music, sports, cooking, drones, personal bicycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. Picnic away from sculptures, tables are provided, or you may bring a blanket. Storm King advises visitors to dress for the weather, bring sunscreen and a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.

Note: On their website, under Visit,  you will find information on accessibility, digital guide, free tours, tram schedule and four tram stops, food options (seasonal cafe and/or food truck), bike rentals, visitor policies, amenities, elevator to Museum Hill, and map of grounds, sculptures, and restrooms.  Vending machines are by the elevator with snacks and seasonal items. Water bottle filling station is near restrooms on Museum Hill. Picnics allowed in designated areas, or on blankets away from sculptures.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, including last entry time, so please check website.  Tuesdays closed, and closed mid-December until Winter Weekends begin January - March  Reopens in April to six days a week in warmer months, with later evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.   

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).  Pick Up/Return passes are marked Closed for when the Library is Closed (not the Venue). Some dates Venue is closed in Dec. - March off season are marked closed to avoid reserving when they are closed.

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.

   

Friday February 23, 2024

SKAC is no longer accepting Print on Demand passes, so this is now a Pick Up / Return Pass starting June 1, 2023.

Admits: Up to six people in ONE vehicle, with children under age 5 not counted toward the vehicle total.  The SKAC MAP Pass is now a  Pick Up / Return Pass you check out from the library as a 3 day loan. Reserve for the day you check out the pass from the Reference Desk on the Main Floor (reservation must match library card at check out), visit Storm King the next day, and return the pass the following day at Circulation Desk or Book Drop. Show the Storm King Pass at the vehicle entrance booth. You do not need tickets or reservations. Hours and last entry (1.5 hours before closing) time vary seasonally. Pass may be used for Member Only hour, Sunday  9-10 am.  See their website under Visit for information to plan your day, amenities, map, hours, last entry time, tram information, and policies, such as no smoking,vaping, pets, music, sports, cooking, drones, personal bicycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. Picnic away from sculptures, tables are provided, or you may bring a blanket. Storm King advises visitors to dress for the weather, bring sunscreen and a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.

Note: On their website, under Visit,  you will find information on accessibility, digital guide, free tours, tram schedule and four tram stops, food options (seasonal cafe and/or food truck), bike rentals, visitor policies, amenities, elevator to Museum Hill, and map of grounds, sculptures, and restrooms.  Vending machines are by the elevator with snacks and seasonal items. Water bottle filling station is near restrooms on Museum Hill. Picnics allowed in designated areas, or on blankets away from sculptures.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, including last entry time, so please check website.  Tuesdays closed, and closed mid-December until Winter Weekends begin January - March  Reopens in April to six days a week in warmer months, with later evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.   

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).  Pick Up/Return passes are marked Closed for when the Library is Closed (not the Venue). Some dates Venue is closed in Dec. - March off season are marked closed to avoid reserving when they are closed.

Note Boardman Library hours are:

Monday - Thursday: 9 AM - 8:30 PM

Friday and Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 2 PM - 5 PM

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.

   

SKAC is no longer accepting Print on Demand passes, so this is now a Pick Up / Return Pass starting June 1, 2023. 

Admits: Up to six people in ONE vehicle, with children under age 5 not counted toward the vehicle total.  The SKAC MAP Pass is now a  Pick Up / Return Pass you check out from the library as a 3 day loan. Reserve for the day you check out the pass from the Circulation Desk (reservation must match library card at check out), visit Storm King the next day, and return the pass the following day at Circulation Desk or Book Drop. Show the Storm King Pass at the vehicle entrance booth. You do not need tickets or reservations. Hours and last entry (1.5 hours before closing) time vary seasonally. Pass may be used for Member Only hour, Sunday  9-10 am.  See their website under Visit for information to plan your day, amenities, map, hours, last entry time, tram information, and policies, such as no smoking, vaping, pets, music, sports, cooking, drones, personal bicycles, skateboards, rollerskates, etc. Picnic away from sculptures, tables are provided, or you may bring a blanket. Storm King advises visitors to dress for the weather, bring sunscreen and a water bottle, and wear comfortable shoes.

Note: On their website, under Visit,  you will find information on accessibility, digital guide, free tours, tram schedule and four tram stops, food options (seasonal cafe and/or food truck), bike rentals, visitor policies, amenities, elevator to Museum Hill, and map of grounds, sculptures, and restrooms.  Vending machines are by the elevator with snacks and seasonal items. Water bottle filling station is near restrooms on Museum Hill. Picnics allowed in designated areas, or on blankets away from sculptures.

Closed: Days and hours open will vary by season, including last entry time, so please check website.  Tuesdays closed, and closed mid-December until Winter Weekends begin January - March  Reopens in April to six days a week in warmer months, with later evening hours on Fridays and Saturdays.   

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).  Pick Up/Return passes are marked Closed for when the Library is Closed (not the Venue). Some dates Venue is closed in Dec. - March off season are marked closed to avoid reserving when they are closed.

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.