OLIVE FREE LIBRARY

We are open for Curbside and In-Person Services

Monday-Wednesday- Friday:

10 am – 5 pm

Tuesday-Thursday:

12 pm – 7 pm

Saturday:

10 am – 4 pm

 

 

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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,...

Personal Computer use at the Library.

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

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...

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...

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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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
May 1 @ 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/
May Day Poetry Reading 4:00 pm
May Day Poetry Reading
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
May Day Poetry Reading
The following is the link to Olive Free Library’s May Day Poetry Reading: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85085042085?pwd=aEZFVlhyUm9MbWtLaUFXUUxScTk4Zz09
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
May 3 @ 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
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 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
May 5 @ 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
May 8 @ 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
May 10 @ 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
May 12 @ 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
May 12 @ 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
May 12 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 15 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
May 17 @ 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
May 19 @ 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
May 19 @ 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
May 19 @ 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
May 22 @ 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
May 24 @ 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
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 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
May 26 @ 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
May 29 @ 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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Library Closed
Library Closed
May 31 all-day
The Library is closed to celebrate Memorial Day! We will see you on Tuesday!
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
May 31 @ 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[...]
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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