4/8/19: Albany Elevator is installing the elevator and they expect installation to be completed by the end of April.

Help us complete the elevator project.



Drawdown EcoChallenge

April 3 - April 23

Join the Olive Conservation Advisory Council for a fun and social way to learn about and take action on the 100 climate solutions featured in Drawdown.  Click below to choose your action goals and track your impact!

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Tech Tuesday

April 16, May 14 & June 4

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.

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Adult Craft & Create

Tuesday, April 23, 2:00 p.m.

Join us each month to create a new craft project.  This month we are sewing reusable kitchen towels.  All supplies are provided.

Register for this class by calling 845-657-2482.





Intro to Pressure Canning Class

Saturday, May 11 at 11:30 a.m.

Join Cornell Cooperative's Janie Greenwald to learn how to use a pressure canner to preserve your garden bounty. Everyone leaves with a jar of tomatoes!

Call 845-657-2482 to register.

Piano Plus! Concert Series: Kiu Tung Poon

Saturday, May 11 at 4:00 p.m.

Young Steinway Artist Kiu Tung Poon has appeared as recitalist and collaborative pianist on concert stages all over the world and has been privileged to work with today’s foremost American composers including George Tsontakis and Dan Welcher.

$12 suggested donation

Mushroom Cultivation

Saturday, May 18 at 11:00 a.m.

Learn how to grow mushrooms from everyday kitchen items! Catskill Fungi will teach us how!

Limited space, call 845-657-2482 to register.


Naloxone Training

Wednesday, May 22 at 6:00 p.m.

The incidence of opioid overdoses has grown over the last few years. Come and take this training to help prevent overdoses. Kits will be given out to those over 16 years of age.

Call 845-657-2482 to register.

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

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?


Yoga Classes

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class

Mondays, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.

Story Hour

Every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Tai Chi

Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - Beginner Class

Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. - Intermediate Class

Singing Circle

Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m.

Catskill Ukulele Group

Every Wednesday at 6:00 p.m

Thursday Night Movies

Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.

8 Speaker Surround Sound!

See the schedule

430 club

Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.

Visit our 430 Club Page here!


Knit for Charity

First Tuesday of each month, 10 a.m.

Community Quilting

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

My Friend Rag Doll

Second Tuesday of every other month, 10:00 a.m. (opposite Community Quilting)

International Mystery Book Club

Third Monday of each month, 12:30 p.m.

Beekeeping Support Group

Third Monday of each month, 6:30 p.m.

Book Discussion Club

Third Saturday of each month, 4:00 p.m.

Lego Projects

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


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.