Family Passes

We now offer Library passes for discounted entry into The USS Slater, The Utica Zoo, Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo, Adirondack Experience at Blue Mountain Lake, The Wild Center, and The Empire Pass. These passes are available to an adult with a valid Mid York Library Card. They are loaned for a week with no renewals. Please take advantage of these passes and explore our beautiful state. 


USS Slater

USS Slater Ship is the last Destroyer Escort afloat in America, and is open for tours:                                            April-November, Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

This Family pass is valid for admission for up to 2 Adults and 2 Children for a One-hour guided tour of USS Slater. The ship is located at 141 Broadway, in downtown Albany, New York. 

Utica Zoo

 This pass is valid for The Utica Zoo, is valid for 50% off of the cost of up to 4 adults and 6 children. The discount does not apply during signature events. We are located at 1 Utica Zoo Way, (off of the Memorial Parkway) Utica, NY  

We are very excited to offer this pass held by The Munson-Proctor Art Institute, because this one pass is accepted at 18 museums in New York State, under the Empire State Museums Reciprocal Program. This pass will offer reduced admission when presented during your visit. We also have a list available of where else the pass is accepted, upon your request.

Fort Rickey Discovery Zoo

This pass The Fort Rickey Game Farm,is valid for 50% off the cost of admission for up to 4 adults and 6 children per visit. More details are available on their website.

Empire Pass

This pass allows free entry of a vehicle on a first-come, first-served basis considering the maximum capacity of the facility, when the card is presented at most NYS parks, DEC forest preserves areas, boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves. 

The Empire Pass is usable at the facilities listed on the website and at most NYS Department of Environmental Conservation facilities, again, as listed on their website. 

Adirondack Experience at Blue Mountain Lake
Adirondack Experience at Blue Mountain Lake

This pass for the Adirondack Experience at Blue Mountain Lake, is valid for 50% off the cost of admission for up to 4 adults or 2 adults and all children 17 and under. Children under 5 are free. More details are available on their website. 

The Wild Center Discovery Pass

This pass for The Wild Center, is valid for the cost of 2 adults for $10.00 and 4 children free up through the age of 17. The Wild Center is open from late May through Mid-October. Please visit the website for more information, by clicking on the picture to the left. 

Summer Reading Program:

2024 Summer Reading Program is here!

Thursday, July 25th, 10:00PM The Puppet People, @ DCS Auditorium

Performances are Free, and available to the General Public.

 Please contact the DMPL for registration for more information: 315-429-3421

This is organized by volunteers of the Dolgeville-Manheim Library Children’s Programs. 

*DCS: Dolgeville Central School Auditorium, 38 Slawson Street, Dolgeville

Outdoor games available to borrow:

Outdoor Tumbling Towers (also known as Jenga Towers),  Yard Darts (Jarts), Badminton, Crochet, Cornhole, Disc Slam Frisbee game.

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