Library Programs and Services

School Libraries

classic childrens literatureAstor’s School Libraries are available to all staff and students (students currently attending either the Astor Learning Center in Rhinebeck or the School Age Day Treatment in Poughkeepsie).

The Astor Learning Center Library (Rhinebeck) houses an ever-growing collection of fiction, nonfiction and reference materials for students. Additionally, the Library’s video collection provides both educational and entertainment videos for use by classroom teachers, clinicians, social workers and residential students. The Library is open on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays.

Click here for the Rhinebeck on-line catalog

The Library at the School Age Day Treatment program (Poughkeepsie) offers a wide variety of children’s classic literature and a non-fiction collection. The library is always expanding and adding to its collection. The Library is open on Thursdays and Fridays.

Click here for the Poughkeepsie on-line catalog

Professional Library

The Professional Library at Astor, located at the Rhinebeck campus, is available to serve the Astor staff at all Astor locations.

The Library houses a collection of books on child psychology, social work, family therapy, psychopharmacology and other relevant areas of interest. Special collections have been developed to meet interest areas, including a professional video collection and a bibliotherapy collection.

Professional staff members are encouraged to contact the Librarian for additional information or assistance.

Click here for the Professional on-line catalog


Donations are the heart of the Library Programs at Astor, and are always welcome. Please contact the Librarian if you wish to make a financial or material donation to the collections.