5-6 Cottage Row
Lily Dale, NY

10:00 am – 4:00 pm, daily

New Extended Hours (during season)
Wednesday until 8:00 pm
Thursday until 10:00pm

Located on Cottage Row, facing the Auditorium and Melrose Park, the Marion H. Skidmore Library contains the largest collection of rare Spiritualist and metaphysical books in the world.

Because of their irreplaceable nature, books may not be taken from the premises. A reading room is available for research and study.

The Information Center is located in the Marion H. Skidmore Library.

A video of Lily Dale is shown daily at 11:30 am.


A new DVD of Lily Dale called “Lily Dale: A Place of Harmony and Reflection” will be shown daily at 2:00pm.

Historical CD’s brought back to life by Dominic Fioretti and his love for Lily Dale and Spiritualism. Lily Dale Marion H. Skidmore Library every Monday from July 1 through August 26 from 12:15pm to 1:30pm. Come and enjoy the pioneers of Lily Dale.

Trivia Night!

After a successful beta test, we are pleased to announce that Trivia & Game Night will be taking place every Thursday this July at the Marion H. Skidmore Library!

Join us Thursday nights at 8:00pm in the Dorothy Henderson Reading Room for an old-fashioned night of family games and fun, featuring team-based, “pub-style” trivia, board games, and more! All ages welcome.

Entry fee is $10 per person, with all proceeds benefiting the Marion H. Skidmore Library Improvement Fund, so that we can continue to build our library holdings and services for current and future patrons.

If you have any questions, feel free to stop in and ask (10am – 4pm daily) or leave a comment on this post.

Marion H. Skidmore Library - Lily Dale NY

Marion H. Skidmore Library