OLIVE FREE LIBRARY

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Monday-Wednesday- Friday:

10 am – 5 pm

Tuesday-Thursday:

12 pm – 7 pm

Saturday:

10 am – 4 pm

 

 

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Personal Computer use at the Library.

WE'VE MISSED YOU.  Curbside Pickup is still available. Face Coverings and distancing are required!

Art Exhibition

Art ExhibitION – BETWEEN WIND AND WATERThe Olive Free Library Association is very pleased to present the exhibition Between Wind and Water showcasing the works of seventeen visual artists, writers, and photographers who traveled together to Orkney, Scotland. Many of...

Summer Reading Program 2021

Our Summer Reading Program is here! This year our program has been extended from June 26th- August 31st and raffle winners will be pulled on September 1st! All you have to do is sign up & get your BINGO card. Then READ! Each Bingo earns you 1 virtual raffle...

Online Tutoring

Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is necessary! Tutors are available from 2-9 pm. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes,...

Nurture your creative side.

CREATIVEBUG. Nurture your creative side with 1,000+ video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing & more! All for free with your library card!

Antiracist Starter Kit.

ANTIRACIST STARTER KIT. Our colleagues at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District have created a comprehensive Antiracist Starter Kit for kids, teens, adults, parents, and educators. Many of the suggested titles are available with no wait through our online services,...

Your continued support makes all the difference.

Your Account

Search for items in the Mid-Hudson Library System catalog, check your due dates, renew your books and DVDs

Online Events & Programs

Ongoing online programs including yoga, singing, tarot + special events

Online Resources

Your library card gives you access to streaming services, Tutor.com, creativebug classes, and so much more

Donate

Even small donations help maintain the Olive Free Library as a vital part of the community now and in the future

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Get a Card

Bring a photo ID with your local address and start borrowing books, DVDs, and get access to online resources

New Books

Fiction, mysteries, large print, non-fiction, kids books and more

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

Our book club meets on the 3rd Saturday of every month at 4:00 p.m. All are welcome.

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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
Listening to Black Farmers 6:00 pm
Listening to Black Farmers
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Listening to Black Farmers
Please join us for a free online panel presentation; Listening to Black Farmers. Our three panelists will share their personal experiences as Black Farmers, social justice advocates, and land conservationists. The panel members, their affiliations, and topics of[...]
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends 1:00 pm
Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Jun 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
We will be having our Outdoor Storytime, weather permitting. Crafts to Take & Make at home will be available each week Masks will be required, per library policy. NOTE no Storytime from July 5- August[...]
Birth of Industry, Leisure and Art in the Hudson Valley 6:00 pm
Birth of Industry, Leisure and Art in the Hudson Valley
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join local historians and authors Stephen Blauweiss and Karen Berelowitz for a free engaging and informative PhotoTalk based on their upcoming book The Story of Historic Kingston:  A Journey Through the Hudson Valley and its Connections[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends 1:00 pm
Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Jun 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
We will be having our Outdoor Storytime, weather permitting. Crafts to Take & Make at home will be available each week Masks will be required, per library policy. NOTE no Storytime from July 5- August[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
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Disability Rights New York 2:00 pm
Disability Rights New York
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join the UCLA and Disability Rights New York to learn about your rights. Please register HERE for this program!
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
Backyard Chickens 6:00 pm
Backyard Chickens
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for a “how-to” presentation from the Cornell Cooperative Extension and find out what materials you’ll need, how to navigate town regulations, and how to properly care for your livestock.   Please SIGN UP[...]
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends 1:00 pm
Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
Book Club 4:00 pm
Book Club
Jun 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the Olive Free Library Book Club! The third Saturday of each month. Check the Book Groups – Olive Free Library page out for details and updates!   **During the time of COVID 19, all[...]
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Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Jun 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
We will be having our Outdoor Storytime, weather permitting. Crafts to Take & Make at home will be available each week Masks will be required, per library policy. NOTE no Storytime from July 5- August[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
VIRTUAL Hudson Valley Hives- Beekeeping Support Group 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Hudson Valley Hives- Beekeeping Support Group
Jun 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Hudson Valley Hives for all sorts of beekeeping topics and support. For more information: https://hvhives.com/ To Join the meeting: Video and Screen Sharing: Online meeting ID: beeimprovement Online meeting link: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/beeimprovement Conference Call: Dial-in[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends 1:00 pm
Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
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Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Jun 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
We will be having our Outdoor Storytime, weather permitting. Crafts to Take & Make at home will be available each week Masks will be required, per library policy. NOTE no Storytime from July 5- August[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Suggested donation of $4 per class.  Payment can be made by PayPal or by check mailed to the library (PO Box 59, West Shokan, NY 12494).  We understand that this is a difficult time for[...]
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Jun 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Carmen & Friends for a virtual ukulele Jam. Check here for all the details: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/
Library Hours

Monday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday: 2:00pm – 7:00pm
Friday: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 3:00pm
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

Join Rondout Valley Organics

The library is now a drop off location for Rondout Valley Organics. This is a group of local farms in the Rondout Valley who produce a variety of organic foods and food products. The pick up days are Friday, 1-5 or Saturday, 10-4.

You must become a member and add money to your account to have food delivered. Membership is $50 per year. Please note that you can start your account with as little as $50 in addition to your membership. Their website is “Farm to City” a site that handles the online commerce part for Rondout Valley Organics. There will be much, much more produce to choose from during the growing season.

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