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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 Claus is Coming…

 …to the library, so bring  on the kids! Saturday the 9th, 11:00 until noon. And then he must be on his way, because he’s got a lot of children to visit and a lot of work to do. Cookies, drinks, […]

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Book Art For Adults: Create an Ornament from an Old Book

  Workshop! Use our discarded books and their pages to make an ornament or two, and take it with you. December 6, 6 to 7:30. FREE. Read More
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National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week, November 12 through 19.

In observance, we are asking our friends and patrons to bring in non-perishable food items, which will be collected and delivered to the local food pantry. From Tuesday, November 14 through […]

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“Folk and Blues Roots” with the Canal Street String Band

Canal Street String Band! Coming to the library for two free concert/workshops on Saturday, November 4th. 11am children’s workshop; and 1pm family workshop on “Folk and Blues Roots of the Grateful Dead,” will explore the American music that inspired groups […]

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Grant Roger’ Legacy of DANCE

  Saturday, October 21 11:00-12:30

 

Noted musician and folklorist Kathy Shimberg will be leading a community dialogue about Traditional Dance in the Western Catskills, and how the legacy of Grant Rogers intertwines with dances and music. Come and join in, or just […]

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Puppy Puddle Troubles?

Join us for Housebreaking Puppies and Dogs, with expert trainer Bill Landesman–a free workshop at the library on Wednesday, October 11–6:30-8pm. Learn how to put an end to those “little accidents”! -Well worth you time if you were considering adopting […]

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The Paintings of Ben Vandermark

 The Quiet Room of the Library will be filled with beautiful paintings by local artist Ben Vandermark through the month of October. Drop in during library hours and check out this skilled artist's new work! Read More
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Author’s Tea with Leslie Sharpe and ‘The Quarry Fox’

 Join us for tea and other light refreshment on Tuesday, September 19th to sit down with author and naturalist Leslie Sharpe, who will be discussing her recently published book, The Quarry Fox and Other Critters of the Wild Catskills. Ms. […]

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Read & Go Book Club on the Road Again

Read & Go to…Seneca Falls!

The William B. Ogden Library is preparing for another Read & Go Book Club excursion: this time, to Central New York’s Seneca Falls, the site of the first Women’s Rights Convention in 1848 (and incidentally, the […]

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Preschool Story Time

 Did you know that the library runs a special program every week for preschoolers? Each Friday morning from 11:00 until close to noon, our littlest patrons are invited to sit down together for stories, some songs, simple stretching yoga poses […]

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