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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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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,...

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...

Art Exhibition – Eye to Eye

Olive Free LibraryEye to EyeEYE TO EYE Juried Summer Group ShowThe Olive Free Library Association is pleased to present its fourth annual juried summer group exhibition, titled Eye to Eye. The show runs from July 24 to September 11 this year, with an opening reception...

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,...

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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

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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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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Jul 2 @ 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
Jul 5 all-day
Happy 4th of July! The library will be closed today in celebration of Independence Day! See you Tuesday.
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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[...]
In Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
In Person Yoga with Kathy
Jul 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our first in person yoga class in some time! If you would like to participate, please sign up by calling the library at 845-657-2482. This class is limited in size, must be prepaid and needs[...]
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Jul 9 @ 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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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 Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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[...]
In Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
In Person Yoga with Kathy
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our first in person yoga class in some time! If you would like to participate, please sign up by calling the library at 845-657-2482. This class is limited in size, must be prepaid and needs[...]
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Ravensbeard Wildlife Center at Davis Park 6:00 pm
Ravensbeard Wildlife Center at Davis Park
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Ellen Miller -Kalish from Ravensbeard Wildlife Center in Saugerties, will be here with a few of her feathered friends to discuss rehabilitation and promote community awareness and education. You will meet and learn about birds[...]
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Jul 16 @ 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
Jul 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
Jul 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
Jul 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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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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[...]
In Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
In Person Yoga with Kathy
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our first in person yoga class in some time! If you would like to participate, please sign up by calling the library at 845-657-2482. This class is limited in size, must be prepaid and needs[...]
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Jul 23 @ 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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Eye to Eye- Small Works- Group Art Show Opening Day 3:00 pm
Eye to Eye- Small Works- Group Art Show Opening Day
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Our Summer Juried Art Show Submissions should be received by June 7th Opening Event Saturday, July 24th from 3-5 p.m.
Soul Purpose Concert 3:00 pm
Soul Purpose Concert
Jul 24 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Soul Purpose Concert
Help us kick off the opening of our Eye to Eye Summer Group art show at the Olive Free Library with a concert fundraiser. Suggested donation of $10
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VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy 7:00 pm
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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 Gentle Yoga with Kathy 9:00 am
VIRTUAL Gentle Yoga with Kathy
Jul 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[...]
In Person Yoga with Kathy 10:30 am
In Person Yoga with Kathy
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Our first in person yoga class in some time! If you would like to participate, please sign up by calling the library at 845-657-2482. This class is limited in size, must be prepaid and needs[...]
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Catskill Ukulele Group 2:30 pm
Catskill Ukulele Group
Jul 30 @ 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 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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