Mission: The mission of the deruyter free library is to serve as a resource for the education, enjoyment and cultural enrichment of the entire community served by the deruyter central school district. The library strives to improve the quality of life of area residents by promoting a love of reading and an awareness of books and other materials as a means of satisfying the diverse needs and interests of the community it serves.
Programs: Library media - public access computers, books magazines, audio and video materials, wireless internet access, early learning and literacy materials, printing and copying services, fax services available for use the by surrounding community. Providing local access to mid-york library system and access to the educational database including s. A. T. , g. E. D. And resume preparation. The organization served 7,702 patrons in 2014, circ in 2014 was 13,636.
children's program services: summer reading program, preschool story time (early literacy), holiday game tournaments, volunteer training, art camps, and book clubs. The organization served 1,463 children in 2014.
adult program services: book club, tax preparation assistance for senior citizens, volunteer training, downloadable audio and e books, adult computer training, adult tutoring sessions and historical society presentations. The organization served 433 adults in 2014.