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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,...

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...

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!

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,...

Art Exhibition – Skin Deep

Olive Free LibrarySkin DeepSKIN DEEP A Show of Works by Artists of ColorThe Olive Free Library Association is very pleased to present the exhibition SKIN DEEP showcasing the works of twelve regional artists of color. The show, curated by Nathalie Andrews and Elaine...

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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

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
Sep 1 @ 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[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Sep 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. PLEASE REGISTER for this class series. Call the Olive Free Library to sign up, 845-657-2482.  
VIRTUAL Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Sep 1 @ 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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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Sep 3 @ 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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Library Closed
Library Closed
Sep 6 all-day
The library will be closed this Labor Day! See you on Tuesday!
Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 6 @ 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
Sep 8 @ 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[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. PLEASE REGISTER for this class series. Call the Olive Free Library to sign up, 845-657-2482.  
VIRTUAL Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Sep 8 @ 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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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Sep 10 @ 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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Olive Day 9:00 am
Olive Day
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
OLIVE DAY is BACK! Join us in Davis Park in West Shokan! Don’t forget to watch Arm-of-the-Sea Theater will perform Rejuvenary River Circus: A story about the life of a river at 1 p.m. This[...]
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Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Sep 13 @ 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
Sep 13 @ 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
Sep 15 @ 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[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. PLEASE REGISTER for this class series. Call the Olive Free Library to sign up, 845-657-2482.  
VIRTUAL Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Sep 15 @ 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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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Sep 17 @ 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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Book Club 4:00 pm
Book Club
Sep 18 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 20 @ 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
Sep 22 @ 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[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. PLEASE REGISTER for this class series. Call the Olive Free Library to sign up, 845-657-2482.  
VIRTUAL Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Sep 22 @ 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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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Sep 24 @ 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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Skin Deep- Opening Day 3:00 pm
Skin Deep- Opening Day
Sep 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Skin Deep is showcasing the works of thirteen regional artists of color. The show, curated by Nathalie Andrews and Elaine Ralston will run from September 25- November 6th. The Opening Day will be Saturday September[...]
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Outdoor Storytime 10:30 am
Outdoor Storytime
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 29 @ 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[...]
IN Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
IN Person Yoga with Kathy
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Yoga with Kathy is back. PLEASE REGISTER for this class series. Call the Olive Free Library to sign up, 845-657-2482.  
VIRTUAL Singing Circle 1:30 pm
VIRTUAL Singing Circle
Sep 29 @ 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: 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

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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