1st Anniversary

Formerly the Badenhausen Library, a branch of the Massena Public Library- the Badenhausen Reading Room was formed by a group of dedicated volunteers from Brasher, Stockholm and Lawrence. The library was originally formed thanks to an ongoing commitment from Dr. D. S. Badenhausen. The library, located in the former Boothe Hardware Store in downtown Brasher… Continue reading 1st Anniversary

Winter hours in effect

Monday: 9am-1pm Tuesday:10am-2pm Wednesday: 11am-6pm Thursday: 3:30pm-7:30pm Friday:CLOSED Saturday 9am-1pm Sunday: CLOSED

Badenhausen Reading room and NCPR

Take a listen to Director Tina and Library Trustee Laurel talk with Todd of NCPR https://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/46818/20221101/when-local-book-lovers-saved-a-small-town-library

Welcome! Our new Director…

Please join us in saying Welcome! After a long search, we’ve appointed Tina Hartigan as Director of the Badenhausen Reading Room. As A North County native, Tina knows the area and it’s history. Tina is a self proclaimed “forever student” and an author of children’s books and True Crime. We look forward to many of… Continue reading Welcome! Our new Director…

February Closure

The Badenhausen Reading Room will be closed on Monday, February 21st, 2022 in observation of Presidents’ Day. We will reopen our regular hours on Tuesday


At this time the Reading Room is unable to accept donations of books/DVD’s, etc. Please do not leave donations in the book drop. Thank you. When we are able to accept additional donations, we follow this policy set by the Board of Trustees: Donation Policy of the Badenhausen Reading Room: The Badenhausen Reading Room welcomes… Continue reading Donations

Reading Room & Winter Carnival

Join us for some Tri-Town Winter Carnival activities at the Badenhausen Reading Room Winter Carnival; is 80’s themed this year! Check out the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce page for more information about other events: https://www.facebook.com/groups/629946070404320/ -Stop into the Reading Room from 2/14-2/25 and complete the scavenger hunt to win a prize! We will be open… Continue reading Reading Room & Winter Carnival

February & March Story Hour

Come join us for Story Hour! Mondays in February and March, from 10-11am we invite 2-5 year olds and their families to join us for stories, crafts and more! Masks are required for EVERYONE two years of age and older. Monday 2/7. winter Monday 2/14, Valentines *Saturday 2/19, Winterfest-If you give a mouse a cookie,… Continue reading February & March Story Hour

North Country library cards

Materials are available to holders of a North Country Library System(NCLS) card. Using the NCLS online catalog, search for items in all 65 of its member libraries and place holds on them from home. Choose to have all your items delivered to your home library, or change the pickup location to suit you. You can… Continue reading North Country library cards

Temporary change in hours:

Due to staffing changes and training requirements, the Badenhausen Reading Room hours on Thursdays, currently 3:30 to 7:30, will be 1:00 to 5:00 for the next five weeks. The Reading Room will be closed on Thursday, January 27. The Board of Trustees of the Badenhausen Reading Room apologizes for any inconvenience to patrons as we… Continue reading Temporary change in hours: