Sign Up for PJ Library Mid-Hudson Valley

PJ Library® is a national program that each month sends FREE, age-appropriate, Jewish-themed books and music to children 6 months through 8 years of age. For children ages 9-11, PJ Our Way offers exceptional Jewish-themed books that kids can choose themselves! Jewish families are invited to register for the program no matter their Jewish background, knowledge or level of observance. 


The Mid-Hudson Valley PJ Library offers programs, activities and gatherings to engage children and connect families. As a part of more than 180 participating communities across the United States and Canada, PJ Library Mid-Hudson Valley invites you and your child to be inspired by Jewish ideas through the exploration of PJ Library books each month.


A program of the Harold Grinspoon FoundationPJ Library Mid-Hudson Valley is made possible in part through our generous partnerships with The Harding Club, The Jewish Federation of Ulster County, and other individuals who care about young Jewish families in our region.  


Mid-Hudson Valley PJ Library serves families in Dutchess, Ulster and Columbia Counties. Check us out on our Facebook page. To register your child, go to the PJ Library website. For additional information about the activities of the Mid-Hudson Valley PJ Library program email PJ Library Program Director, Kimberly Ritz or contact the Jewish Federation of Dutchess County office at (845) 471-9811.  

PJ Library Family of the Month

Family Name:



How many kids are in your family and what are their ages?

2 kids – ages 5 and 2


Where are you from? Where do you currently live?

North Carolina and currently live in Poughkeepsie


How long have you been receiving PJ Library books?

Since 2015


What is your family’s favorite PJ Library book?

“Ella Goes to Israel” because it gets us excited before our trips to Israel.


How did you hear about PJ Library?

Through our Synagogue in North Carolina – Temple Kol Tikvah


Why is PJ Library important in your home?

The PJ library books are another way to incorporate Judaism into our daily lives by reading the stories at bedtime.


How has PJ Library influenced your family’s Jewish living and decisions?

Being an interfaith couple, PJ library has been great at discussing Jewish culture and religion that the whole family can benefit from.


Is PJ Library helpful to you as a parent? How?

PJ Library helps introduce our kids to our Jewish history and values through fun activities with other Jewish kids whom we wouldn’t know otherwise.


If you are interested in becoming a Family of the Month, CLICK HERE.