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11 am – 4 pm

Tuesday-Thursday:

2 pm – 7 pm

Saturday:

10 am – 3 pm

 

 

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Local Authors Virtual Book Display

The Town of Olive and its surrounding areas are a haven for artists, writers and musicians. Through the month of April we will be displaying some of our local authors. These are just a few of the many writers that live in our area.  Please check out our display and...

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,...

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,...

Art Exhibit

Art Exhibit – ACROSS THE RIVERThe Olive Free Library Association is very pleased to present the exhibition Across the River: Artists from Hudson Valley East bringing together six artists from the east side of the Hudson River. Each artist works in one or more...

Personal Computer use at the Library.

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

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!

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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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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Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends 1:00 pm
Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Apr 3 @ 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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 5 @ 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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Reiki Level 1 classes 6:30 pm
Reiki Level 1 classes
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Kathy Carey, Certified Master Reiki Practitioner, will be teaching your all about the Reiki Level 1. This class must have at least 3 people in order to run and does have a $90 for the[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 7 @ 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
Apr 7 @ 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 Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Apr 7 @ 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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Perseverance NASA Mars Rover 7:00 pm
Perseverance NASA Mars Rover
Apr 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Perseverance NASA Mars Rover
Please sign up for this FREE program with Paul Cirillo. This is a limited space class, sign up here: Perseverance NASA Mars Rover – Google Forms
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Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends 1:00 pm
Virtual Ukulele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Apr 10 @ 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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 12 @ 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 Tech Tuesday: Microsoft Word 101 2:00 pm
VIRTUAL Tech Tuesday: Microsoft Word 101
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Christine in this class: Microsoft Word 101  Sign up for this class and others here: Tech Tuesday with Christine – Google Forms
Reiki Level 1 classes 6:30 pm
Reiki Level 1 classes
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Kathy Carey, Certified Master Reiki Practitioner, will be teaching your all about the Reiki Level 1. This class must have at least 3 people in order to run and does have a $90 for the[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 14 @ 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 Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Apr 14 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 19 @ 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
Apr 19 @ 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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Reiki Level 1 classes 6:30 pm
Reiki Level 1 classes
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
Kathy Carey, Certified Master Reiki Practitioner, will be teaching your all about the Reiki Level 1. This class must have at least 3 people in order to run and does have a $90 for the[...]
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 21 @ 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 Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Apr 21 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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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Enchanted Gardens by Jana Milbocker 6:00 pm
Enchanted Gardens by Jana Milbocker
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Enchanted Gardens The Hudson River Valley is rich with historic mansions, presidents’ homes, and stunning botanical gardens. Visit the Kykuit, Boscobel, Clermont, Stonecrop, Vanderbilt Estates, the New York Botanical Gardens. All this and more in[...]
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 26 @ 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 Tech Tuesday: Internet Literacy and Advanced Searches 2:00 pm
VIRTUAL Tech Tuesday: Internet Literacy and Advanced Searches
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Christine in this class: Internet Literacy and Advanced Searches Sign up for this class and others here: Tech Tuesday with Christine – Google Forms
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 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 Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends 6:30 pm
Virtual Ukuele Jam with Carmen & Friends
Apr 28 @ 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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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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