New York’s Flood Damaged Libraries & Donation Form

Flood Damaged Libraries & Donation Form

Michael Borges of the New York Library Association sent a  NYLINE email this morning with more information about libraries that suffered damage in the Hurricane Irene floods. And with continued flooding  from the remains of  Hurricane Lee, this list could, unfortunately, grow.

Below is list of libraries damaged by Hurricane Irene and subsequent flooding.  Donations are desperately needed.  Visit the  NYLA Donation Form to make a donation to NYLA’s Disaster Relief Fund, the proceeds will be distributed to affected libraries. The more donations we receive the more we can distribute to impacted libraries.

  • Moffat Library
  • Windham Public Library
  • Desmond-Fish Library
  • Sarah Hull Hallock Free Library
  • Starr Memorial Library
  • Phoenicia Library
  • Rye Free Reading Room
  • Schoharie Free Association Library
  • Middleburgh Public Library
  • Wells Memorial Library
  • Goshen Public Library
  • Wallkill Public Library

In addition, our online fundraising partner, CauseVox has agreed to create for free a fundraising website for one of the damaged libraries, it would look like this .  So please contact me if you are one of the libraries on this list.

Plus every library should consider establishing an online fundraising presence and CauseVox is easy to use at very minimal cost.  For more info , visit

Michael J. Borges
Executive Director
New York Library Association

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