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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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The Martian!

 Matt Damon in The Martian will be Wednesday’s big screen feature at 6pm on our lower level uniplex screen! It’s free and it’s fun and for one, I can’t wait to see if they bring him home! Join us! Read More
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Puppet Show Saturday 7/23, 11am

 The Robert Rogers Puppet Theater presentation of “The Tortoise and the Hare: The Rest of the Story,” should be a lot of fun for children and their chaperones. A part of our Summer Reading Program, it’s aligned with the program […]

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Teens, Trivia, and Tortoises

Thursday evening, send in your know-it-all teen for some literary trivia action! Trivia? you say…action? Quick thinking and recall count as mental action! Good fun, anyway. 7-8pm.
On Saturday, July 23, we’ll be holding our third Summer Reading Program Entertainment […]

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Cook Book Club! Ira Entertains!

But not at Cook Book Club.

On Thursday, July 14, we’ll be hosting the second meeting of the Cookbook Club, and we’d love it if there were more foods, er, people, present! The concept: Bring in a smallish portion of […]

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Story Laurie Saturday

Please join us on Saturday (July 9) for the first family event of our On Your Mark, Get Set…READ summer program: Story Laurie McIntosh, and “Groovin’ in the Garden!” 11am. Hopefully, we’ll be under the tent, but if it does […]

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Mockingjay, Part 2

 How does the story end? In a big ball of flaming glory, or somehow less dramatic? Drop by the library at 6 tomorrow night (That’s WEDNESDAY, July 6) to find out. We’ll be viewing the movie on our big screen.
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‘Tuesdays-at-Noon’ to Begin!

 Join us under the tent (or inside, if it’s raining) for six weeks of fun Tuesday library action.
There will be stories and books, and a craft activity or two for elementary-age children–a great way to spend that break between lunch […]

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YA Trivia Night

 Bored already, with nothing to do and no exams to study for? Drop in Thursday evening at 6 for Teen Trivia Night at the William B Ogden Library! 6:00-7:00. Read More
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A Scavenger Hunt! 6pm Wednesday, June 29

As part of the “On Your Mark, Get Set…READ!” Summer Reading Program initiative, we’re holding a Great Library Scavenger Hunt on Wednesday evening! Geared toward school-aged children, the hunt will take them all over the library, answering questions, doing a […]

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MAD HOUSE: the Hidden History of Insane Asylums in 19th Century New York State

This is going to be thrilling! Author Michael T. Keene will walk us through the history of insane asylums–in our backyard of New York State. Keene has spoken in our surrounding towns about his books, and he draws a decent […]

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