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Curbside Pickup is still available. Face Coverings and distancing are required!

Ulster County Food Fight

The Ulster County “Food Fight" is a food collection contest held in cooperation with eleven libraries throughout Ulster County from October 1 to October 17.

Antiracist Tool 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, such as Hoopla, Kanopy, and certain titles on Overdrive. The Mid-Hudson Library System has curated a list on Overdrive titled, "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere."
Thank you to our colleagues for putting together such well-organized and thorough resource guides and collections.

Online Programs, Events & Meetings

Online Resources available 24/7

New Books

Check out the NEW Fiction, Mystery, Large Print, and Children's books available at the Library!

                   Art Opening

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Art Opening- If Only

Saturday, September 26 2-4 p.m.

Online Events

Virtual Book Club

Saturday, October 17

4 p.m.

The German Heiress

by  Anika Scott

You can instantly access the ebook or audiobook on Hoopla. Use this Zoom link to register.

Gentle Yoga with Kathy

Mondays at 7 p.m.
Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Click here for details and Zoom information and links.


Singing Circle

Wednesdays at 
1:30 p.m.

Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier.

Zoom info:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83952423830


Online Tarot Circle

Every Other Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

A FREE joint workshop between the Olive and Phoenicia Libraries

Click here for details and Zoom Information.

Ukulele Events with Carmen & Friends

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

For more details and the Zoom links visit: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/




Beekeeping Support Group

3rd Monday of each month
6:30 p.m.

Click here to find the log in information and details.




Take an Online Class

Over 500 CEU level courses covering 30 subject areas.

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Picture Books Online

Want to read and listen to some great children’s books. You can either have the text read to you or read the pages yourself.

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Hoopla gives you access to over 900,000 titles across six formats: ebook, comics, audiobook, music, t.v. shows, and movies. All titles are instantly available, no holds or waiting! If you are an OFL cardholder you have access to 8 items a month.  Also, Hoopla has curated the hoopla Bonus Borrows collection that allows access to over 1,000 titles that don't count against your monthly borrow limit. The Bonus Borrows are available until 4/30/20.

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Overdrive features popular downloadable audiobooks and ebooks. Many of the audiobooks are compatible with both i-pods and mp3 players.

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Acorn TV


The Great Courses

Method Test Prep

Online Magazines



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Streaming Video

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics.

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Learn a Language

Mango languages gives you anytime, anywhere access to a fast, easy, effective language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication.

Learn a Language

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


New Books

Did you know that the library purchases brand new fiction, mystery, and non-fiction books each week?

 Join Rondout Valley Organics

Rondout Valley Organics is blessed to be able to share our region’s farm bounty with our neighbors, especially now, during these unusual times. Join our online marketplace for easy access to fresh veggies, grass-fed meats, eggs, seedlings, cheeses, and more. Annual membership is only $50.00, plus an initial deposit of $100.00 for your account. We debit your account as you order from the weekly list and you can easily add funds by check or PayPal. Explore our marketplace at www.rondoutvalleyorganics.com or call us at 845.647.6911. Pick up orders at the Olive Library is on Fridays, after 1 pm. We have arranged access to the coolers despite the library’s current closure.