Books-Audio Books-DVD's

Our entire collection is searchable through the Four County Library System's on-line catalog. Enter the search term and click search. On the left side of the page is a list of libraries who own the item, scroll down and you may find Gilbertsville has the title. Stop in and "check it out". If we do not have the item, you may place a hold on it using your library card and PIN. We will call you when the item is ready to be picked up. Need help, just stop in!

For new additions to our collection see our blog



  • All Recipes
  • American Spirit
  • Better Homes and Gardens
  • Birds and Blooms
  • Cook's Country
  • Country
  • Country Gardens
  • Country Living
  • Country Sampler
  • Country Woman
  • Countryside and Small Stock
  • Family Circle
  • Family Handyman
  • Food Network
  • Garden Gate
  • Good Housekeeping
  • HGTV Magazine
  • Horticulture
  • New York
  • Shape
  • Smithsonian
  • Taste of Home
  • This Old House
  • Web MD
  • Womans Day
  • Green Energy Times
  • Farm Bureau NY: Grassroots
  • National Geographic for Kids

Local History Collection

The archivist is available Saturdays from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM or by appointment.

  • To schedule an appointment call 607-783-2832 or, if no answer, 607-783-2820.
  • Our archivist's e-mail address is
  • Please click here for a list of information available in our history collection.


    Two printers are available for printing and copying.

    The HP printer creates in color or black and white and the Samsung printer is for black and white printing.

    If you have a fax you need to send but no fax machine come in and use ours.

    Scan documents to a computer to attach to your email or scan directly to your flash drive.


    • Black and white prints/copies: 20 cents each
    • Color prints/copies: 25 cents each
    • Full page color photos: 50 cents each
    • Faxes: 1 dollar each

    Public Access Computers

    We currently offer both Windows and Apple computers for public use:

    • Read your web email (gmail, yahoo, hotmail, etc..)
    • Create documents, spreadsheets, or presentations with MS Office
    • View, edit, or print pictures
      • HP LaserJet x476 Color printer prints brilliant color photos
      • Photo paper available for a fee or bring your own
    • Scan documents or photos

    If you need to save your work please be sure to bring your own memory stick.

    Free wireless internet is available 24/7.

    Bring your own laptop or device and connect to the "library public wi-fi". Wi-fi is available for your convenience when the library is not open.

    Four County Library System Circuit Collection

    We offer an additional collection of Large Print Books through The Four County Library System's circuit program. These circuit books rotate through the system every 3 months.

    Four County Library System Research Center

    4CLS provides access to a collection of high-quality, accurate, electronic resources: business, finance, current events, magazines, newspapers, children's periodicals, encyclopedias, almanacs, genealogy,health and wellness, job help, literature, Spanish language resources, and teachers' resources. These resources are available at no cost to registered users of our library.

    Transparent Language Online

    Transparent Language Online offers the most comprehensive language-learning solution for libraries. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using our wide variety of courses and activities.

    Download Zone

    Download audiobooks and eBooks at home to your iPod, smartphone, other compatible device, or computer with the Download Zone 24/7 digital library. To download titles, you will need a library card and PIN from the library. At the end of the loan period, titles will expire and be automatically returned to the library. You will never have an overdue in the Download Zone. If the book is not available, you may place a hold and the system will email you when it is ready for your download. Instructions can be found by clicking on the link above.


    Flipster is your one-stop for Digital Magazines. It allows you to browse the latest or back issues of our most popular magazines and read on your computer or download the free app to your favorite device to read anywhere offline. Check out times are seven days for monthly magazines and two days for weekly ones. All you need is your library card.

    The world's largest online family history resource is available free at the Library. Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, SSDI & Military records. What will you discover in your family tree? It's your history. Stop in and begin the search into your family history at no cost to registered users of our library.

    ABC Mouse is a early Learning Academy's preschool curriculum which focuses on important basics in the four main curriculum subjects of Reading, Math, World Around Us (beginning science and social studies), as well as Art & Colors, establishing a foundation of knowledge for young children that they can build upon with confidence and success.The program is free at the library for ages 2-7.