Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Washington County

Brief Description of the county

Washington County is a long narrow county located in the northeastern section of the State.  It is known for its rich valley farm land and is part of the Great Appalachian Valley.  Washington County is part of the Glens Falls, NY Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Albany-Schenectady, NY Combined Statistical Area.

The mission of the Argyle Free Library is to develop and maintain facilities, resources, and services for individuals in the community it serves. This includes providing books and multimedia materials to meet the changing needs of all persons for...

Opened in 1891, the Bancroft Public Library has since grown to serve the village of Salem with a collection of over 20,000 items, 7 public computers with high-speed Internet, and a children's area.

The Library has a special collection of local and New York history materials. The newspaper The Washington County Post is on microfilm beginning with the date 1849. A collection of books, periodicals, cemetery records and maps are available for...

The library offers general services to the town of Greenwhich, NY.

Since 1915 the library has served the residents of Fort Edward as their main center for learning, research, and reading.