Olive Free Library

Adult Programs

Happening in June

Sew on & Sew Forth

Saturday, June 25th at 11 a.m.

Join Chrissy in making a simple and fun Envelope Pillowcase! All supplies provided, bring your machine if you have one! Call 845-657-2482 or visit the front desk to sign up.





Happening in July

Independence Day

The Olive Free Library will be closed.

Enjoy the day & see you tomorrow!





Adult Craft- Lighthouse painting

Saturday, July 9th at 12 p.m.

Summertime is here! Come in and paint a wooden lighthouse. All supplies are provided. Sign up at the front desk or call 845-657-2482.





Craft-ernoons for kids

Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26 & Aug. 2, 9 from 3-5 p.m.

Calling all kids and their drivers! When camp is over drop by the library to make a craft. A list of the crafts is available on the Kids Program page!





Cathedral Gorge Hike

Saturday, July 16 10 a.m.

Join the guide from the Ashokan Center in a journey through the forest to the Cathedral Gorge. There is a limited number of participants, sign up early! This is a great hike for all abilities. We will meet at the Ashokan center parking lot. Sign up at the front desk or call 845-657-2482. (Raindate 7/17)





Sew on & Sew Forth

Saturday, July 23rd at 11 a.m.

Come and sew with Chrissy and a great group of people! Sign up and bring your own machine if you have one!





Our Native Pollinators with Rob Overton

Saturday, July 30th at 10:30 a.m.

Join Rob in discussing our native pollinators and how we can help and support them. Rob maintains the library’s observation hive and does a monthly beekeeping group at the library.





Happening in August

Artist Trading Cards

Thursday, August 4th at 6:30 p.m.

Artist Trading Cards are a great way of showcasing your talents as an artist. They can help show others what you can do and how you do it. Linda Schultz will be here to help teach some techniques. This program is FREE and all supplies are provided. Call 845-657-2482 to sign up or stop by the front desk!




Reptile Encounters at Davis Park

Friday, August 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Come join us for a great end to our Summer Reading Program!

Alligators, Lizards, Turtles and Snakes are all explored in a Reptile Encounters program. Reptile Encounters programs with Mark Perpetua, will both educate and entertain. No need to sign up… just join us at the Davis Park Pavillion.





Building of the Ashokan Reservoir

Saturday, August 13 at 10:30 a.m.

Author Frank Almquist will be here to discuss his book. Thru the use of antique, real photo postcards and other sources, the story of the Olive Bridge damand complete reservoir system construction is told. A perfect way to begin understanding how our community became what it is today. No need to sign up.





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