607-865-5929

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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10th Annual Alma Lynch Poetry Day

Poetry is Thoughts that Breathe and Words that Burn. Breathe and Burn with us on Saturday, when we celebrate the tenth annual Alma Lynch Poetry Day with a four hour continuous poetry reading/recitation session. Bring your favorite poems, or choose […]

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Open House: The Grant Rogers Project Unveiled

 Saturday, April 22, 11:00 – 2:00

On Saturday, April 22, the library, in conjunction with Music on the Delaware, will be celebrating the public “unveiling” of the Grant Rogers Project and it’s associated website with a festive open house. From 11am […]

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Poetry Month Thursday Workshop Series

   Got Poetry?   On Thursday afternoons through April, we'll be running hour-long poetry workshops. (3:00-4:00) Bring your jottings or just your imagination, and sit amid other poets. No registration necessary, no fee. Just drop in. Read More
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Art Exhibit Opening Reception

 Saturday, April 1, 11am – 1pm.

The Paintings and giclee prints of artist Eleanor Curran will be on display at the library through the month of April. Please come to the opening reception to meet the artist and to partake of […]

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Bus Trip to NY Botanical Garden April 4

 Seats left, $45 includes admission.

 

Stop in at the library, or call us at 607-865-5929 to reserve your spot on the motor coach for the Tuesday, April 4th “Read & Go” Book Club Field Trip to the New York Botanical Garden […]

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NEA’s The BIG READ, March 21 at 3pm

 

The Big Read is a National Endowment for the Arts initiative designed to get whole communities reading and talking about important books. This year, the chosen book for the region (it’s wider than just Walton–people all over the Southern Tier […]

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Meet Author Ken McGorry NOW March 23rd

 Thursday, March 23, 3pm

Author Ken McGorry will be visiting the library to discuss his new thriller, Ghost Hampton. He will be reading from the novel, speaking about his writing process, and signing copies of the book, copies of which will […]

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Garden Forum Wednesday 6:30-7:30

 Join us for our monthly hour of garden talk. Bring your questions; bring your knowledge--bring your interest and share with the group. Avail yourself of our collection of seed catalogs. Browse the Four County Library System's collection of gardening books. Read More
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Walton Writers’ Group

 Saturday, April 1, 11am

Have you ever thought about writing, maybe for publication–maybe just for yourself? Come to a meeting of the Walton Writers, and bring a piece of writing that you’d be willing to share. We guarantee that you’ll be […]

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Free DALA concert and workshop Feb. 4!

  Music at the Library

On Saturday, February 4, the William B. Ogden Library will host two free musical events featuring Amanda Walther and Sheila Carabine of Dala. Dala, winner of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group […]

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