OLIVE FREE LIBRARY

We are open for Curbside and In-Person Services

Monday-Wednesday- Friday:

11 am – 4 pm

Tuesday-Thursday:

2 pm – 7 pm

Saturday:

10 am – 3 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!

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!

End of year appeal

Virtual Craft FairWelcome to the Olive Free Library Virtual Craft Fair! We are excited to connect our local artisans with their neighbors.  Please shop local and support our community. This page will be available until 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 12.Lisa Bodo Designs...

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit – CRAGSMOOR ARTISTS IN OLIVE  The Olive Free Library Association is very pleased to present the exhibition Cragsmoor Artists in Olive featuring works by artists that currently live and work in Cragsmoor, one of the earliest art colonies in North America....

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

Subscribe

Sign up to receive our email newsletter twice a month, with all the latest info on library news and programs

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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Library Closed
Library Closed
Dec 31 2020 – Jan 1 2021 all-day
Happy New Year! The Library will be closed to celebrate the New Year, See you Saturday!
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jan 4 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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 Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Jan 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier. We can have a great time together/apart on Zoom! We sing songs that spark the interest of the folks who show up.[...]
VIRTUAL Tarot Circle 6:00 pm
VIRTUAL Tarot Circle
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Whether you’re a total beginner, a curious sort, or an experienced reader, you are most welcome to join this circle to explore the tarot together. Bring a deck, a journal and your questions! Hosted by:[...]
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Covid 19 Vaccination Q&A with Dr. Neal Smoller 6:30 pm
Covid 19 Vaccination Q&A with Dr. Neal Smoller
Jan 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  With so many questions surrounding the vaccination for Covid 19, people have many questions! Dr. Neal Smoller is here to help us understand the vaccine. Please sign up for the FREE event on Zoom:[...]
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Adult Make & Take Craft: Macrame Keychain Supply Pick up! 11:00 am
Adult Make & Take Craft: Macrame Keychain Supply Pick up!
Jan 11 @ 11:00 am – Jan 16 @ 3:00 pm
Join us for a new project from Creativebug! We will have supplies for you to pick up from January 11- 16, during regular business hours. Please register for this craft on our website: https://www.olivefreelibrary.org/adult-programs/
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jan 11 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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 Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Jan 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier. We can have a great time together/apart on Zoom! We sing songs that spark the interest of the folks who show up.[...]
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Book Club 4:00 pm
Book Club
Jan 16 @ 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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Library Closed
Library Closed
Jan 18 all-day
The library is closed for Martin Luther King Day! See you on Tuesday.
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jan 18 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 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 Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Jan 20 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier. We can have a great time together/apart on Zoom! We sing songs that spark the interest of the folks who show up.[...]
VIRTUAL Tarot Circle 6:00 pm
VIRTUAL Tarot Circle
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Whether you’re a total beginner, a curious sort, or an experienced reader, you are most welcome to join this circle to explore the tarot together. Bring a deck, a journal and your questions! Hosted by:[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jan 25 @ 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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Understanding YouTube and accessing the OFL YouTube channel- ZOOM class 2:00 pm
Understanding YouTube and accessing the OFL YouTube channel- ZOOM class
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Understanding YouTube and accessing the OFL YouTube channel will be on ZOOM, with the opportunity for a follow-up session on Thursday after each scheduled class to answer questions that you might have. Classes will be[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jan 27 @ 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 Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Jan 27 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier. We can have a great time together/apart on Zoom! We sing songs that spark the interest of the folks who show up.[...]
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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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