Hours & Directions

Located in southeastern Rensselaer County, the Nassau Free Library is a small association library chartered to serve the 4,800 residents of the Town of Nassau. The original structure is a historic federal style building that was constructed in 1835.

The library provides access to books, museum passes, audio books, videos, CDs and computers. Through membership in the Upper Hudson Library System, the Nassau Library can give its patrons the right to use the resources of all the public libraries in Albany and Rensselaer Counties. In addition, visitors can research the Ralph Phillips Genealogical Collection which contains historical information about hundreds of families from Nassau and Schodack.


Sunday:  Closed.

Monday: 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Tuesday: 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Wednesday: 10:00AM – Noon & 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Thursday: 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Friday: 2:00PM – 8:00PM

Saturday: 10:00AM – 1 PM

Holiday Closings: January 1st, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, (Early Closing on Dec. 24th at 5pm) December 25th, (Early Closing on Dec. 31st at 5pm).



Take Rte. 20 east into the village, where it becomes Church Street. Cross intersection of Rte. 203. The library is on the south side of Church Street, across from the town hall.

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