Weekly Programs


Boom : Move

Mondays at 9 a.m.

Join Maryanne & move through the decades in this dance-based workout class that improves cardiovascular endurance. Burn calories and have fun as you learn moves from every era!

$6.00 drop-in fee or you can purchase a 12-session card for $48 ($4.00 per class) that you can use for ANY of the Tai Chi, Boom: Move or Yoga classes offered at the library. Or free for those with silver sneakers on Medicare!

Please come early to your first class! Call 845-657-2482 to register or email programs@olivefreelibrary.org


Yoga Classes

Gentle Hatha Yoga Class

Mondays, 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.

Kathy Carey is the instructor of this series. This is an hour-long beginner level class. Gentle Yoga is the perfect start for those new to yoga, providing the gentle and healing benefits of yoga.

$6.00 drop-in fee or you can purchase a 12-session card for $48 ($4.00 per class) that you can use for ANY of the Tai Chi, Boom: Move or Yoga classes offered at the library.

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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!

Fridays, 1 p.m. – Come join us for age-appropriate craft and stories.


Knit for Charity

Tuesdays at 10:30 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.


D&D Meet-up

Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m.

Group is full - please check back for openings!




Singing Circle

Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m.

Everyone welcome!


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Tai Chi

Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. - Beginner Class

Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. - Intermediate Class

Tai Chi is a great form of exercise. Suitable for people who have pain or limited mobility due to arthritis. Wear comfortable, loose clothing and shoes with little to no tread. Students will be standing for the whole class, but chairs will be available. Both classes are an hour long.

Stephen Ackermann is the instructor of the beginner level class and Kathy Carey is the instructor of the intermediate level class. If this is your first time doing Tai Chi we suggest starting with our Tuesday evening Beginner class.

$6.00 drop-in fee or you can purchase a 12-session card for $48 ($4.00 per class) that you can use for ANY of the Tai Chi, Boom: Move or Yoga classes offered at the library.

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Senior Social Group

Wednesdays, 2:30 p.m.

Come in, chat, read, play card games... whatever you'd like!

Everyone welcome!

Call 657-2482 for details!


Catskill Ukulele Group

Wednesdays 6:00 p.m

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

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430 club

Thursdays at 4-5 p.m.

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

Visit our 430 Club Page here!

Thursday Night Movies

Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.

8 Speaker Surround Sound!

$2 suggested donation.

Monthly Programs

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Rag Doll Friends Group

Second Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Feel free to come and help this wonderful charity create cuddly new friends for sick and hospitalized children. This group is currently working with many of our local area hospitals!


Mystery Book Club

Third Monday at 1:30 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.


Beekeeping Support Group

Third Monday at 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.


Lego Play!

Fourth Saturday at 1 p.m.

This is a self-guided Lego Play!  We provide the Legos, you bring the creativity.  For all ages!

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Sew On & Sew Forth

Fourth Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

Learn to sew in a fun supportive environment! In this class, you'll learn how to thread and operate a sewing machine, and leave with a beautiful project you'll be proud to say you made yourself! Designed for first-time sewists, but all skill levels are welcome to join the fun.  Sewing machines and supplies will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your machine from home, just let us know.

Please call to reserve your spot,  845-657-2482.

Book Club

Third Saturday at 4 p.m.

Join our book group to be part of a lively discussion of all things literary.  The group selects books for the year based upon member suggestions.  This group reads fiction and non-fiction books.

CookBook Club

Second Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for our new cookbook club! Pick a recipe from the book, prepare it and bring it to share. Please, no substitutions or changes to the recipe. We will discuss what we liked and disliked about the book and a copy of the cookbook will be raffled off to a participant at the dinner.
Please stop by the Library to sign-up for the recipe you plan to make.