Finding Books: More about Finding Books and Media

Locate a book or electronic book in the SUNY Adirondack Library, search online reference books, other libraries, WorldCat and more.

The Southern Adirondack Library System

Students who have a permanent or temporary residence (living in the residence halls, for instance) in, Warren, Washington, Saratogaor  Hamilton counties can borrow materials from a Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) library. 

  • Crandall Public Library in downtown Glens Falls , just under three miles away from the Queensbury Campus, is part of SALS. 
  • If you fulfill the residency requirements, apply for a library card with the link below.
  • If you do NOT have a permanent or temporary residence in the SALS service area, use the Find Your Public Library link.

 

                                                                           map of the New York State public library systems 

The SALS service area is light green. The Capital District Library Council (CDLC) encompasses some light green, brown, and the pink area.

Why Should I Check Out My Public Library?

Public libraries have so much to offer! 

  • Programs,events, and classe: learn to sew, paint, or code a video game
  • A peaceful, comfortable place to spend time
  • Free Wifi
  • Computers, scanners, printers, and often other technologies like laptops, mobile Wifi hotspots, 3D printers, and more
  • Huge collections of movies, TV shows, and documentaries on DVD or streaming services
  • Thousands and thousands of books and ebooks!
  • graphic novels, comics, zines, biographies, popular fiction, poetry, cookbooks, how-to books, histories, philosophical works, and much more.

Books in Other Libraries

Search below to find what's owned by other libraries.

Talk to a librarian to request it through interlibrary loan, or check into getting a library card at your local public library.

Ebooks and Audiobooks: Overdrive

Once you have your library card, you can borrow both physical AND electronic books and materials. 

Overdrive is the service used by many local library systems to host their electronic media, and Libby is the app that allows Overdrive materials to be accessed via smartphone.

 

SALON is the Overdrive site for SALS holdings. If you have a card for Crandall Library, you can borrow ebooks and audiobooks from SALON.

If you have a borrower card from a library in Albany or Rensselaer Counties, you can borrow from the UHLS Overdrive site.

WorldCat

WorldCat is a world-wide catalog of books and other material owned by libraries around the world. See where an item you want is available, or to look for books on a topic. WorldCat notes if the SUNY Adirondack Library owns a book.