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This year's theme is: A Universe of Stories



Story Theater: Midsummer Night's Dream

Tuesday, July 16 at 6 p.m.
Join us to watch or be part of the action in this fast paced Story Theatre version of "Midsummer Night's Dream" by New Genesis Productions and West Shokan's Little Globe Theatre.

Mindful Meditation

Wednesday, July 17 6:30 p.m.

Join local resident Ana Silva in a family friendly Mindful Meditation class!

Call 845-657-2482 to register.

Kids Sewing Class

Thursdays, July 18th & 25th from 4-6 p.m.

Calling all kids 8 & up! Come an learn the basics of sewing machines and create your own pillow case to take home! Free and all supplies are provided, if you have fabric that you want to bring, you may. Limited space!

All kids should be available for both days. Call 845-657-2482 or email


Adult Craft & Create

Thursday, July 18 6 p.m.

Come and join us for a great string art craft!

Call 845-657-2482 to register.





Poetry & Art

Saturday, August 3rd at 12:30 p.m.
Local poet Ana Hsu Silva will be here to lead us in a poetry & art exercise. Everyone will leave with their own artwork, ready to be framed.

Call 845-657-2482 to register or email

Adult Craft and Create

Monday, August 5th 6:30 p.m.

want to be a little greener? Come and learn how to make our Un-Paper Towels!

Call 845-657-2482 to register.

Flower Arranging

Tuesday, August 6th 6p.m.

Join Sachiko in creating a beautiful floral display!

Limited Space so please call 845-657-2482 to register.

Live Performances of Romeo & Juliet

Thursday, August 8th 6p.m.

Cast members from New Genesis Production's "Romeo and Juliet" will share portions of the play they are performing at West Shokan's Little Globe Theatre August 9, 10, 11.


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 months of Community Quilting)

Dungeons & Dragons

Every Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. 

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.