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Tuesday-Thursday:

12 pm – 7 pm

Saturday:

10 am – 4 pm

 

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PANDEMONIUM

Olive Free Library’s Exhibitions PANDEMONIUM – 5th Annual Small Works Show The Olive Free Library Association is pleased to present its 5th Annual Small Works Show featuring 50 regional Hudson Valley artists displaying 67 works. The exhibition,...

Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Please join us for our Annual Holiday Craft Fair! Saturday, December 10th from 10-4 p.m. Sunday December 11th from 11-3 p.m. We have over 2 dozen vendors with locally handmade goods and tasty treats! Shop locally!!!   *Pictures are just a few of the vendors in...

Meet Libby

OverDrive is going away, so now is the time to make the move to the Libby AppWhat is Libby? Libby is a free app where you can borrow ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines from your public library. You can stream titles with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them...

Special Raffle- Kate McGloughlin

 RaffleFundraiser for the Olive Free Library donated by Kate McGloughlin. Each Entry is $5. The Drawing will be held December 12th. "LONE BARN"  by Kate McGloughlin 4" x 2.5" intaglio print on Rives BFK in 12" x 10" mat. Valued at $150    

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New Books

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Library of Things

We loan out so much more than books! Check out a fishing pole, a ukulele, a Chromebook or medical equipment

Book Club

We have a couple clubs to choose from. Find more information here!

Friends of the Library

A volunteer group who benefit the library by raising money, providing volunteers, and raising community awareness

Calendar
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Homeschool Group 10:00 am
Homeschool Group
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We are proud to offer a reading incentive group, science, art and many other varied offerings to homeschool kids of all ages! Please email programs@olivefreelibrary.org for more details.
Medicare Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Counseling
Nov 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It is Medicare Open Enrollment time! Do you need some assistance in knowing what is best for you? Robert Curran from the Office of the Aging will be here to assist and answer questions you[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Virtual yoga with Kathy is a great way to keep moving, from home. $6 per class, payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. No need to REGISTER for this class series, just show up when you can. Each class is $6 and can be paid for at the time of the class. Call[...]
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OFL Friend’s Group 4:30 pm
OFL Friend’s Group
Nov 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Library Friends groups are cropping up all over the country. Their activities add an extra level of engagement and support to library goals and programs. We are looking for volunteers to be a part of[...]
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Nov 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join the Catskill Ukulele Group for an in-person uke jam. All skill levels are welcome to join! The library has ukes to loan for beginners who want to try it out.  Call us for more[...]
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Bring in donations for the Community Art Swap
Bring in donations for the Community Art Swap
Nov 5 – Nov 10 all-day
Bring in donations for the Community Art Swap
Bring in donations for the supply swap from Nov. 5-10. Donations should be gently used, an something you would give a good friend. They should be able to fit in your car & please make[...]
Folk Song Sing-along 2:00 pm
Folk Song Sing-along
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Like to sing and want a fun afternoon out? Gilles will be here to lead a variety of old favorites! Printable song books are provided with all of the lyrics. Snacks will be available while[...]
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Toddler Storytime 10:30 am
Toddler Storytime
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Story time is a great way to get your little ones out of the house, get some new books and make some friends. Each week we have a new theme and will have crafts,[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Kathy, from home with our virtual yoga class. $6 per class and payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). You are[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Virtual yoga with Kathy is a great way to keep moving, from home. $6 per class, payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Nov 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. No need to REGISTER for this class series, just show up when you can. Each class is $6 and can be paid for at the time of the class. Call[...]
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Nov 11 all-day
 
Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Nov 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join the Catskill Ukulele Group for an in-person uke jam. All skill levels are welcome to join! The library has ukes to loan for beginners who want to try it out.  Call us for more[...]
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Community Art Swap 11:00 am
Community Art Swap
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Community Art Swap
Bring in donations for the supply swap from Nov. 5-10. Donations should be gently used, an something you would give a good friend. They should be able to fit in your car & please make[...]
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Toddler Storytime 10:30 am
Toddler Storytime
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Story time is a great way to get your little ones out of the house, get some new books and make some friends. Each week we have a new theme and will have crafts,[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Kathy, from home with our virtual yoga class. $6 per class and payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). You are[...]
15
Homeschool Group 10:00 am
Homeschool Group
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We are proud to offer a reading incentive group, science, art and many other varied offerings to homeschool kids of all ages! Please email programs@olivefreelibrary.org for more details.
Hudson Valley Hives- Beekeeping Support Group 5:45 pm
Hudson Valley Hives- Beekeeping Support Group
Nov 15 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Hudson Valley Hives for all sorts of beekeeping topics and support. Meetings are in person unless otherwise noted. For more information: https://hvhives.com/  
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Virtual yoga with Kathy is a great way to keep moving, from home. $6 per class, payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Nov 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. No need to REGISTER for this class series, just show up when you can. Each class is $6 and can be paid for at the time of the class. Call[...]
OFL Board Meetings 6:30 pm
OFL Board Meetings
Nov 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Board of Trustees Meetings The Olive Free Library Board of Directors meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s community room, unless otherwise noted. Meetings are open to the public.
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Nov 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join the Catskill Ukulele Group for an in-person uke jam. All skill levels are welcome to join! The library has ukes to loan for beginners who want to try it out.  Call us for more[...]
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Sew on & Sew Forth 11:00 am
Sew on & Sew Forth
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come and join Chrissy and other friends in creating the project of the month: Potholders Bring your own machine or use one of ours. This is a free class and all supplies are supplied… but[...]
Virtual Book Club 4:00 pm
Virtual Book Club
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Our book club reads from all genres and has lively discussions! Join us for a great read and a fantastic chat. This book club meets virtually. Sign up here to get the link! January 21[...]
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Toddler Storytime 10:30 am
Toddler Storytime
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Story time is a great way to get your little ones out of the house, get some new books and make some friends. Each week we have a new theme and will have crafts,[...]
International Mystery Book Club 2:00 pm
International Mystery Book Club
Nov 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Henrietta to discuss all things Mystery! The Mystery Book Club meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 2 p.m., MASKS are required for this group. Check out our website for more details:[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Kathy, from home with our virtual yoga class. $6 per class and payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). You are[...]
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Homeschool Group 10:00 am
Homeschool Group
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We are proud to offer a reading incentive group, science, art and many other varied offerings to homeschool kids of all ages! Please email programs@olivefreelibrary.org for more details.
Medicare Counseling 1:00 pm
Medicare Counseling
Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
It is Medicare Open Enrollment time! Do you need some assistance in knowing what is best for you? Robert Curran from the Office of the Aging will be here to assist and answer questions you[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Virtual yoga with Kathy is a great way to keep moving, from home. $6 per class, payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. No need to REGISTER for this class series, just show up when you can. Each class is $6 and can be paid for at the time of the class. Call[...]
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
 
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Join the Catskill Ukulele Group for an in-person uke jam. All skill levels are welcome to join! The library has ukes to loan for beginners who want to try it out.  Call us for more[...]
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Solace and Sanctuary 2:00 pm
Solace and Sanctuary
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Solace and Sanctuary: The Ashokan’s Enduring Gifts Author and Reservoirista Nina Shengold joins Kate McGloughlin and Gail Straub for a reading and book signing celebrating the Ashokan Reservoir and the community it has engendered, while[...]
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Toddler Storytime 10:30 am
Toddler Storytime
Nov 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler Story time is a great way to get your little ones out of the house, get some new books and make some friends. Each week we have a new theme and will have crafts,[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Kathy, from home with our virtual yoga class. $6 per class and payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494). You are[...]
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Homeschool Group 10:00 am
Homeschool Group
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We are proud to offer a reading incentive group, science, art and many other varied offerings to homeschool kids of all ages! Please email programs@olivefreelibrary.org for more details.
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Nov 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Virtual yoga with Kathy is a great way to keep moving, from home. $6 per class, payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Nov 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. No need to REGISTER for this class series, just show up when you can. Each class is $6 and can be paid for at the time of the class. Call[...]

Library Hours

Monday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday: 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday: 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

4033 Rt 28-A
(PO Box 59 Mailing Address)
West Shokan, NY 12494

Phone: 845-657-2482

Fax: 845-657-2664

helpdesk@olivefreelibrary.org

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