AARP Free Tax Preparation and E-Filing

This assistance is available to any low and moderate income taxpayers, especially those 50 and older.  Volunteers trained as Tax Counselors will prepare and e-file your Federal and NY State Tax Returns.  Appointments will be on Mondays, between 12 -4 at the library, starting February 6 until April 3.

For an appointment call 845-255-0791, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, February 23, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Community Soup Dinner

boy scouts

Take the night off of cooking and come to the community dinner hosted by Boy Scout troop 163, with bread donated by Bread Alone. Eat some hearty soup in the good company of neighbors.

Thursday, February 23, 6:00 p.m., Lego Fun Projects!

legoWe will use Lego Creator kits to create many types of projects.

Thursday Night Movie Series! February 23, 6:00 p.m., Harry and Snowman (NR)

Dutch immigrant, Harry deLeyer, journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nations blue bloods. They were famous for their day and traveled around the world together. Their chance meeting at a Pennsylvania horse auction saved them both and crafted a friendship that lasted a lifetime. Eighty-six year old Harry tells their Cinderella love story firsthand, as he continues to train on today’s show jumping circuit.  Rated 93% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Saturday, February 25, 1:00 p.m., Family Movie Matinee: BFG (PG)

Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant (Mark Rylance). Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie’s presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all.

Thursday Night Movie Series! March 2, 6:00 p.m., Manchester by the Sea (R)

Lee Chandler is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother’s heart has given out suddenly, and he’s been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren’t enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.  Rated 96% Fresh by Rotten Tomatoes.

Friday, March 3, 1:00 p.m., Native American Kids Program

Thursday Night Movie Series! March 9, 6:00 p.m., Dr. Strange (PG-13)

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.  Rated 90% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Weekly Programs

Preschool/Toddler Story Hour: Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m.age appropriate crafts, stories, music and movement.

Singing Circle: Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. everyone welcome!

Catskill Ukulele Group: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m.,  – all ages, ukes available for check-out, beginners welcome!

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class: Mondays, 7:00 p.m., Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9:00 a.m., $6 per class (drop-in rate), Instructor – Kathy Carey.

Book Group Selections for 2017

2017 Olive Free Library Book Group Selections

Saturday February 18th 4pm – Today Will be Different by Maria Semple
Saturday March 18th 4pm – Some Luck by Jane Smiley
Saturday April 15th 4pm – Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Saturday May 20th 4pm – When Breath becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Saturday June 17th 4pm – The Readers of the Broken Wheel Recommend by Katrin Brivald
Saturday July 15th 4pm – The Summer before the War by Helen Simonson
Saturday August 19th 4pm – The Hidden World of Trees by Peter Wohlleben
Saturday September 16th 4pm – Commonwealth by Ann Patchet
Saturday October 21st 4pm – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Saturday November 18th – The Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
Saturday December 16th – The Mothers by Brit Bennett