We've missed you!!

Curbside Pickup is still available. Face Coverings and distancing are required!

Virtual Craft Fair

Unfortunately, this year we are not able to host our Annual Holiday Craft Fair for our community.  But we believe we have come up with a way to connect local artists/makers with people looking for beautiful handmade items.

Tutor.com

Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation, and writing assistance for students in grades K-Adult in over 60 subjects. No appointment is necessary! Tutors are available from 2-9 pm. You can also use their drop-off reviews, practice quizzes, video lessons, and The Princeton Review® SAT®/ACT® Essentials for self-study, 24/7

Creativebug

Nurture your creative side with 1,000+ video classes in painting, knitting, crafting, sewing & more!  All for free with your library card!

Art Exhibition - IF ONLY

The Olive Free Library Association is very pleased to present IF ONLY, an exhibition of works by five regional artists who incorporate feminist issues in their artworks.  The show is curated by Nathalie Andrews and will run from September 26 through November 7, 2020, with the opening on Saturday, September 26 from 2 – 4 pm.

Antiracist Tool Kit

Our colleagues at the Poughkeepsie Public Library District have created a comprehensive Antiracist Starter Kit for kids, teens, adults, parents, and educators.
Many of the suggested titles are available with no wait through our online services, such as Hoopla, Kanopy, and certain titles on Overdrive. The Mid-Hudson Library System has curated a list on Overdrive titled, "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere."
Thank you to our colleagues for putting together such well-organized and thorough resource guides and collections.

Resources

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Library Hours
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 2:00pm  - 7:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed
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Contact Us

4033 Rt 28-A
(PO Box 59 Mailing Address)
West Shokan, NY 12494
Phone: 845-657-2482
Fax: 845-657-2664
helpdesk@olivefreelibrary.org

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Online Events

Gentle Yoga with Kathy

Mondays at 7 p.m.
Wednesdays at 9 a.m.

Click here for details and Zoom information and links.

 

Virtual Lecture on Le Chalet Indien and Brunel Sculpture Garden

Thursday, December 10 at 7p.m.

Virtual Local History!
Brunel Sculpture Garden is community-driven cultural center committed to the cultural assets and practices of the Native American people of our region, native horticulture, and the photographic arts.
Register for this FREE program here:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rc--opj8tGdOocnhzEFzQgaE0MD1_e8Gd

Singing Circle

Wednesdays at 
1:30 p.m.

Open to all who enjoy the joy of singing- the more the merrier.

Zoom info:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83952423830

 

Online Tarot Circle

Every Other Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

A FREE joint workshop between the Olive and Phoenicia Libraries

Click here for details and Zoom Information.

College Planning and Financial Aid with Elizabeth Levine

Thursday, Nov. 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Pre-registration for this free presentation is required visit https://www.signaturecollegecounseling.com/college-presentations/ to register. The presentation is geared towards any student in high school and their parents.  It aims to demystify the daunting college admissions and financial aid process and gain insight to this complex and stressful experience.

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: http://ukulelecatskill.com/hygenic-jam-with-carmen-and-friends/

Immune Boosting Foods

Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.

Join a virtual discussion and class all about immune boosting foods with Holly Shelowitz from the Cornell Cooperative. This is a FREE class, but registration is required. Email programs@olivefreelibrary.org to register.

Medicare Informational Sessions

Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m.

Will you be turning 65 over the next year or two? Learn about eligibility, how and when to enroll, when you can make changes, and the insurance
options available to you.

Sign up for the Nov. 14th workshop HERE. 

Sign up for the Dec. 2nd workshop HERE.

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ONLINE RESOURCES

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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Hoopla

Hoopla gives you access to over 900,000 titles across six formats: ebook, comics, audiobook, music, t.v. shows, and movies. All titles are instantly available, no holds or waiting! If you are an OFL cardholder you have access to 8 items a month.  Also, Hoopla has curated the hoopla Bonus Borrows collection that allows access to over 1,000 titles that don't count against your monthly borrow limit. The Bonus Borrows are available until 4/30/20.

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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

IndieFlix

The Great Courses

Method Test Prep

Online Magazines

Comics

Concerts

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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.

Learn a Language

 Join Rondout Valley Organics

Rondout Valley Organics is blessed to be able to share our region’s farm bounty with our neighbors, especially now, during these unusual times. Join our online marketplace for easy access to fresh veggies, grass-fed meats, eggs, seedlings, cheeses, and more. Annual membership is only $50.00, plus an initial deposit of $100.00 for your account. We debit your account as you order from the weekly list and you can easily add funds by check or PayPal. Explore our marketplace at www.rondoutvalleyorganics.com or call us at 845.647.6911. Pick up orders at the Olive Library is on Fridays, after 1 pm. We have arranged access to the coolers despite the library’s current closure.

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