HLM Across the Fence: Helping our Youth Cope with Grief and Anxiety

Please join us for a special Across the Fence - Our Community Partners on Tuesday, April 27, at 4:00 pm, live on our Facebook page, for an important conversation with Mary Jones, BSW, CT, Director of Family Support Services, Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, and Kelsey Jones, Chair of the Suicide Awareness Coalition. Mary and Kelsey will provide guidance on how we can help unpack the grief and anxiety our young community may be experiencing while coming to terms with the recent tragic loss of two young people


13660 Madrid , NY

Library will be opening April 1st for appointments

April 1st the Library plans to open up to in house visits by appointment only.  The public will be welcome to come use the computers, faxing, printing, the cricut, and browse the shelves. Appointments will be required and please remember to wear a mask and practice social distancing while in the library. The Community Room will reopen at a later date. Let us hope things continue to get better.

December Giveaway for ages 10 and under

green poster with images of gifts of books, children reading, and children hanging around the letters read

December Book Bundles are Back!

The Madrid Dam Music Series and Hepburn Library of Madrid are very excited to announce our December Book Bundles event December 2 - 30.

Hey kids! If you see a candy cane image on a streetlamp, signpost, or telephone post in Madrid, call the library at (315) 322-5673. Tell us where you saw it, and then make a curbside appointment to come and pick up you free book bundle put together just for YOU.

Be sure to let mom or dad know that we will need to know your age, your name, and your contact information.

HLM Live stream featuring Linda Betts -Yoga and meditation instructor

September is Self Care Month, and who couldn't use a little anxiety-reduction? Join Linda Betts, local yoga and meditation instructor, for a short demonstration of yoga positions that specifically target anxiety and stress for adults and little ones. Even if you do not have a Facebook account you can watch the recording of the live stream here. This is our first in a series of live streaming talks with community members on topics that matter to all of us in the North Country.


Hepburn Library of Madrid
11 Church St
13660 Madrid , NY
United States
44° 44' 54.5388" N, 75° 8' 2.04" W
New York US

Keep Reading

Summer Reading at Madrid Hepburn Library until Aug 31

Prizes will be awarded within each of the different age groups, Pre-K, K to 6 grades, 7 to 12 grades, and adults, at the end of August. Keep reading until August 31. Don't forget to log your reading in READsquared and do the different activities that are available to do.  You earn points for everything.

Welcome back! Appointments only entry to the library

We’re excited to announce that beginning, July 15th, we will once again open our doors, allowing patrons in by appointment. We’ve spent the last month preparing to welcome everyone back and can’t wait to see you all!

During this time, the following services will be available:

Reference Services
Computer Use
Browsing and checking out materials
To make an appointment please call us at 315-322-5673

COVID-19 Update 6/13/2020

June 13, 2020


          The Hepburn Library of Madrid Board of Trustees and Staff have decided to begin offering curbside pickup on June 15th. Instructions on how to take advantage of this service can be found on the library website, Facebook or by calling.

Madrid Come Together Project

madrid come together project #Madridcometogether

#Madridcometogether a community collaboration between the Hepburn Library of Madrid, the Madrid Dam Music Series and the Madrid Pride and Beautification Committee.

This is a community scavenger hunt. No rules, and anyone can participate. We ask that those who do participate, do so safely and while following all of the current health guidelines set forth. To participate, look for each weeks themed items while out doing your essential errands, see if your neighbors are participating, and look for local business to have stuff up too!

Internet during COVID-19

Internet right now is important to so many! We offer free wifi, this is accessible even though the library is closed-it reaches our parking lot!

Many other libraries are also removing barriers to thier wifi while they are closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

If you are looking for internet in  your home during the COVID-19 out break, or other locations that offer free wifi-check out the links below!


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