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Sensory Play & Learn

March 21st at 2 p.m.

We will have various sensory activities for your children to explore, plenty of  playtime and lots of social  interaction. This group is designed for ages 3-36 months, siblings are welcome!

Art Exhibit - Enlightened Views

Opens March 23rd 

Curated by Newburgh artist and gallery owner Gayle Clark Fedigan. The show runs from March 23 to May 4, 2019 with an opening reception on Saturday, March 23, from 2 to 4 pm.

Siren Baroque Concert: Woman in Exile

Saturday, March 30th at 2 p.m.

Learn about the remarkable story of Antonio Padoani Bembo through the voices and music of New York's only all-female Baroque Ensemble. The program includes works by Bembo as well as her teachers and contemporaries. 

$15 suggested donation.

Drawdown EcoChallenge

Sunday, March 31, 2-3:30 p.m.

Ready to start making changes to reverse Global Warming but don't know where to start?  Join the discussion to learn what changes will have the biggest impact.

Call 845-657-2482 to register.



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Tech Tuesday

March 26, April 16, May 14 from

3-4:30 p.m.

Do you have some questions about your phone, tablet, or new device? Sign-up for a time slot with Christine...she can help.

Call 845-657-2482 to register.


Intro. to Computers with Christine

April 2 & 3

from 4-5:30 p.m.

Do you have questions about how to use your new computer? Are you unable to do basic computer functions? Christine can help!

Should be available for both classes.

Register for this FREE class at 845-657-2482.


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Poetry Reading

April 13 at 2 p.m.

Please join us for four wonderful poets reading their works. We will feature Tina Barry, Ruth Danon, Janlori Goldman and Ana Silva.

Register for this event at 845-657-2482.


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New Books Purchased in February

Did you know that the library purchases brand new fiction, mystery, and non-fiction books each week?
You can also find this list at the library. If you would like one of these books, please call the library or stop in to place a hold: 845-657-2482.

Library Hours

Monday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Olive Free Library is closed on the following days:

Tues. Jan. 1, (New Year’s Day)
Mon. Jan. 21 (MLK Day)
Mon. May 27, (Memorial Day)
Thurs. July 4 (Independence Day)
Mon. Sept. 2 (Labor Day)
Mon. Oct. 14 (Columbus Day)
Mon. Nov. 11 (Veterans Day
Thurs. Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving Day)
Fri. Nov. 29 (Day after Thanksgiving)
Tues. Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve)
Wed. Dec. 25 (Christmas Day)
Tues. Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve)


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Story Hour

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – Come join us for age appropriate crafts, stories, music and parade through the library with instruments!


Yoga Classes

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class

Mondays, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.

$48 for a 12 session card or $6 per class (drop-in rate)

Instructor – Kathy Carey.


Beekeeping Support Group

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

Each month the group will discuss a topic affecting the beekeeping community. Open to all, beginners and seasoned beekeepers alike. Check hvhives.com for details.



Singing Circle

Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m.

Everyone welcome!

(Currently on hold during renovations).

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430 club

Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.

Afterschool club for grades 5 -8.  Join us for weekly games, movies, art & book discussions.

Visit our 430 Club Page here!


Lego Projects

Fourth Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m.

We use Lego Creator kits to create many types of projects and we do other creative building challenges. For all ages!


Community Quilting

2nd Tuesday of every other month, 10:00 a.m.

Each meeting members of the community meet to make quilts together for Project Linus. Bring your sewing machine and pack a lunch, or come and help with other parts of the quilt-making like tying. No materials or quilting expertise necessary.


Catskill Ukulele Group

Wednesdays 6:00 p.m

All ages, ukes available for check-out, beginners welcome!

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Knit for Charity

First Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.

The group is open to knitters and crocheters of all abilities. This group is gathering to knit and crochet together and will collaborate on blankets for children who are gravely ill or homeless.


Mystery Book Club

Mystery Club: 3rd Monday of each month, 12:30 p.m.

Come join other mystery buffs to discuss our favorite authors, learn about new ones and have fun discussions about the latest whodunnit! Welcome to all.



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. Here is a LINK to the website. The 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.