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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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Gather Info at the Gardening Forum

 Wednesday, January 25, 6:30pm

It’s not too early to start thinking about next summer’s garden. Bring your seed catalogs, your seed questions, and all of your accumulated  seed knowledge to the library for our evening garden forum to discuss the first […]

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Haven’t You Thought About Joining a Book Club?

 Wednesday, January 18, 7-8pm Once a month, our traditional book club meets to choose a book, which everyone has the entire month to read, and to discuss the last book read. Discussion is rarely dull. Come check it out! Read More
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A New Year Begins!

  2017

We’re off to a running start this year with a week full of our usual activities and a workshop to boot!

Smartphone Basics–Tuesday, January 10 from 11am-noon–Bring your Android Cell Phone (not Apple iPhone) and we’ll work through some of […]

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The Week in a Nutshell

  December 20-24

This short-but-busy winter week begins with Mahjong Madness (Tuesday, noon-3pm,) Book & Film Chat (Tuesday 2-3pm,) and Knitting and Crochet Club (Tuesday, 4-5pm.) Everyone is welcome to every one of those activities, whether you’ve attended before, or not, whether […]

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Calling All Gamers

  Teen Game Nights

Every Other Thursday, from 6-8pm, we sponsor a Gamer Night. Lately, that’s meant either Catan (formerly known at Settlers of Catan–I don’t know why the Powers That Be decided to change the name–or Magic:The Gathering, but based on […]

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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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