Pick up your Summer Reading Packets, starting June 22nd.

This year's theme is: A Universe of Stories




Intro to Pressure Canning Class

Saturday, June 29 at 10 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 or email




Need help with Insurance?

Tuesday, July 2 11a.m.

Have questions about how to get health insurance? Call 800-453-4666 to make an appointment!
You can meet right here at the library.



Music with Lisa & Friends

Thursday, July 11 5 p.m.

Join local musician Lisa & her friends, playing a little bit of everything from swing to rock music. Put your dancing shoes on and have a great night out!


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.

Art & Literacy with Artist Jill Obrig

Monday, July 22nd & 29th 6p.m.                   (Sign up for one or both days!)

Artist Jill Obrig has worked with several libraries in the Hudson valley in conjunction with Arts Mid Hudson, to bring family art projects, literacy skills and music together in a fun and creative way! Great for the whole family... even grandparents!

Limited Space so please 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 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.