Director's Message
The Ulster County Library Association has subscribed to two new databases that you will want to check out. Kanopy offers a broad selection of over 26,000 streaming films, documentaries and training covering various educational topics. Patrons will be able to download five items per month . Universal Class has over 500 online courses covering 30 subject areas including computer training, personal finance, how to/do it yourself, business, pet & animal care, career training, health & medicine, arts, crafts, and hobbies. C heck out all of our online resources !

Please join us on Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. for our Annual Celebration of Local Poets featuring Janlori Goldman, Ana C.H. Silva, Tina Barry, and Ruth Danon. Refreshments will be served. For more details visit our website.

The week of April 7 is National Library Week-come in and tell us how much you love the library and the staff (if you can't make it in, send me an email and I'll let them know for you!), have some refreshments with staff members and let us know what makes OFL so special to you!


See you at the library!
Chrissy
Looking for something to do? See all programs on our online calendar.
Vegan Potluck
Monday, April 1
6:00 p.m.

Join Chef Diane Hagedorn to learn how to make delicious vegan dishes. Bring a vegan dish to share. All are welcome - vegans and non-vegans! Preregistration is requested for this event. Call the library or email: programs@olivefreelibrary.org
Computer Basics
Tuesday, April 2 & Wednesday, April 3
4-5:30 p.m.

Do you have questions about how to use your new computer? Are you unable to do basic computer functions? Christine can help! Should be available for both classes. Call the library or email: programs@olivefreelibrary.org
Poetry Reading
Saturday, April 13
1:00 p.m.

Please join us for our Annual Celebration of Local Poets featuring Janlori Goldman, Ana C.H. Silva, Tina Barry, and Ruth Danon. Refreshments will be served.
Tech Tuesday
Tuesday, April 16
4 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5 p.m.

Do you have some questions about your phone, tablet, or a new device? Sign-up for a time slot with Christine...she can help.

Call 845-657-2482 to register.
Adult Craft & Create
Tuesday, April 23
2 p.m.

Join Amy and Chrissy to learn how to sew Reusable Paper Towels. All supplies are provided. If you have fabric scissors and a sewing machine, please bring them with you.

Registration required - 845-657-2482
Come hang out! For kids in grades 5-8.
Snacks are provided and drop-ins always welcome!!

Please note: if after school activities are canceled so is 430.
Programs for your little ones. See all programs on our online calendar.
Gentle Yoga
Monday 7 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.

$48 for 12 class session card
or $6 drop-in fee
Story Hour
Tuesday 10 a.m.

Join Amy, Ruth Anne and Lisa for a craft, stories, singing and movement.
Tai Chi for Health
Beginner-
Tuesday 6 p.m.
Intermediate-Wednesday 10:30 a.m.

$48 for 12 class session card
or $6 drop-in fee
Singing Circle
Wednesday 1:30 p.m.

Singing Circle will resume after elevator construction is completed.
Catskill Ukulele Group
Wednesday 6 p.m.

Pull up a Ukulele and learn a song! Everyone is welcome, and if you don't have a ukulele you can check one out from the library.
Thursday Night Movie Series
Movies start at 6:00 p.m.
8 Speaker Surround Sound, Overhead Projector
$2 suggested donation

An Italian-American bouncer and an African-American pianist confront racism and danger while taking a road trip through the Deep South in 1962. Rated 79% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
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At the urging of her brother, a woman returns to Chicago to visit her father and mother -- the latter now suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Rated 88% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Magizoologist Newt Scamander joins forces with young Albus Dumbledore to prevent the devious Gellert Grindelwald from raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings.

Hoping to start a family, Pete and Ellie turn to the foster care system to make their dream come true. The couple soon learn the joys and frustrations of parenthood when they decide to adopt three siblings, including a rebellious 15-year-old girl.   Rated 83% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
Knit/Crochet for Project Linus
Tuesday, April 2
10 a.m.

This group is open to knitters/crocheters of all abilities. The group will be working together to make blankets to be donated to Project Linus .
Community Quilting
Tuesday, April 9
10 a.m.

Bring your sewing machine and pack a lunch, or come and help with other parts of the quilt-making like tying. No materials or quilting expertise necessary.
International Mystery
Book Club
Monday, April 15
12:30 p.m.

Come and enjoy a lively discussion about the exploits of a new detective and different country each month. The setting for this months book is 1950s Ireland.

Beekeeping Support Group
Monday, April 15
6:30 p.m.

Beginners and seasoned beekeepers are all welcome! Each month a topic related to supporting beekeeping is discussed.

For more details visit hvhives.com
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, April 17
7 p.m.

Board meetings are open to the public. Join us to learn more about the Library.
Book Club
Saturday, April 20 4 p.m.

This months book is An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. All are welcome!

Did you know that the library purchases brand new fiction, mystery, and non-fiction books each week? Click here for the list of books purchased in March .  You can also find this list at the library. If you would like one of these books, please call the library or stop in to place a hold.
Community Spotlight

Join the Ashokan-Pepacton Chapter of Trout Unlimited for their Annual Banquet at The Catamount on Saturday, April 13 at 6 p.m. Our local Trout Unlimited Chapter has donated fly fishing poles to the Library for patrons to check out.


We will continue to collect food to help stock the Reservoir Food Pantry and Olivebridge Food Pantry. Please consider dropping off a non-perishable item at the library.

Local Farm Food Pickup
We are a Friday drop off location for  Rondout Valley Organics , a group of local organic farms in the Rondout Valley. It is similar to a CSA but includes more than vegetables and more flexibility. Please visit the website to learn more about the farms and find out how to join. There are lots of vegetables available during the growing season.
Library Hours
Monday 10-8
Tuesday 10-8
Wednesday 1-8
Thursday 1-8
Friday 1-5
Saturday 10-4
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