All programs, meetings, and events are canceled through April 30.

The Library will be closed from March 19 through at least April 29.

Please contact us at 845-657-2482 or with any questions or issues related to your library account.


Online Meditation Gathering

Thursdays at 2:00 p.m.

Zoom link:

Art Practice Online Circle

Saturdays at 11:00 a.m.

(except for April 18th will be held Sunday, April 19th)

Zoom link:

Ukulele Events with Carmen & Friends

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

For more details and the Zoom links visit:




Board Meeting

Wednesday, April 15
6:00 p.m.

The Board will hold the April meeting via Zoom:




Virtual Postcard Party

Saturday, April 11
1:00 p.m.

Gather your art supplies and get ready to create for our community! Make inspirational cards together on Zoom for the elders in our OFL community who are not able to connect online. OFL will set up a drop-box outside the library. Drop your cards off by Monday, April 13th. Please email any questions to Shea at

Zoom link: 



Beekeeping Support Group

Monday, April 20
6:30 p.m.

Call in : (712) 770-4010

Access Code: 499172

or join online:

New Voices in Poetry

Saturday, April 25
1:00 p.m.

Join us on Zoom to hear what is new in poetry. We will have Sarah Van Arsdale, Sean Singer, and David Groff!

Zoom link:






Take an Online Class

Over 500 CEU level courses covering 30 subject areas.

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Picture Books Online

Want to read and listen to some great children’s books. You can either have the text read to you or read the pages yourself.

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This genealogical database allows researchers to search U.S. Federal Census records, digitized family and local history books, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files and the Freedman’s Bank Records (1865-1874), maps, and a wealth of other historical collections and research guides.

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Overdrive features popular downloadable audiobooks and ebooks. Many of the audiobooks are compatible with both i-pods and mp3 players.

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Acorn TV


The Great Courses

Method Test Prep

Online Magazines



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Streaming Video

Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics.

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Learn a Language

Mango languages gives you anytime, anywhere access to a fast, easy, effective language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication.

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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?


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.