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Welcome to the beautiful William B. Ogden Free Library located in Walton, NY.

We are here to serve the needs of the Walton area.

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Research resources

We have a great reference section for your genealogical research.

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Public Computers

Need a computer? Come to the library and enjoy the latest in technology.

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Children's Room

Bring your child to story time and enjoy our selection of books and other activities.

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Adult reading

Explore the Four County Library System's online catalog or explore our stacks and enjoy a great reading experience.

Coming Up:

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Santa. Here.

 Saturday, December 10, 11:00-noon.
For one hour and one hour only (Santa is a BUSY guy!) the jolly old elf, himself will be here at the library to hand out gift-wrapped children’s books and candy canes, hear Christmas wishes, and give […]

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Book Art Wreath Workshop

 Wednesday, December 7, 6-8pm We’ll supply the instruction and everything you’ll need, and you’ll go home with a unique, heady-to-hang holiday wreath. $3 suggested donation for materials. This project involves hot glue gunning, so it’s not recommended for young children. Read More
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Friday 11am Preschool Storytime

 Every Friday . . .
we have our Preschool Storytime at 11am on the lower level of the library. Justine leads the children through a program of simple songs, throwing in a little yoga and a few games, several stories from […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

 Take note! The library will be closing at 5pm on Wednesday, Thanksgiving Eve, and will reopen on Friday, November 25.  Vina, Kerry, Justine and Susan wish you a very happy Thanksgiving! Read More
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For Your Teens: Thursday Gamer Nights

 Every Other Thursday, 6-8pm
We’ve been playing Catan (formerly known as “Settlers of Catan,”) and Magic: The Gathering, but if consensus should  swing another way, we have all the old favorites, as well. Board games and card games are a nice […]

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Book & Film Chat

 Tuesday, November 15, 2-3pm Join our once-a-month discussion session where participants tell about the books they’ve read and the films they’ve seen in the last 30 days. Great for steering you toward your next favorite author–or away from that occasional stinker! Read More
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Mile Twelve Musical Workshops

 FREE
Saturday: Bring the kids at 11:00 for a mini Mile Twelve concert and to hear the band tell a little bit about themselves; bring your fiddle, guitar, banjo, mandolin, and your voice at 1:00, and participate in the band’s musical […]

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Read, and GO!

 Read & Go…to Hyde Park.
The concept: read a book on a topic and then go on a group “field trip” related to that topic. The Read & Go group has decided to make Hyde Park their first group trip (December […]

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Like to Write?

  The final meeting of this cycle of the Walton Writers’ Circle will be on Wednesday, November 9th, from 6-8pm. The informal group, lead by writer Lillian Browne, has spent the last five weeks writing from prompts, free writing, sharing […]

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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY!

Don’t be left out! On Saturday, October 1, from 11am until our 2pm closing time, the William B. Ogden Library will be welcoming everyone in the community to come in and visit artist Ben Vandermark’s new exhibit, enjoy light refreshments and […]

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