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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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North Sea Gas

North Sea Gas is returning to Walton!  We will be hosting two programs on Saturday, October 13.

The morning production will be geared toward families with children, and the afternoon session will be more of a workshop for musicians (bring your instrument!) […]

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Improbable Community Community Discussion October 4 & 18

So many people enjoyed author Bill Horne’s presentation last week and so many people have now read or are reading the book (“The Improbable Community: Camp Woodland and the American Democratic Ideal”) that we’ve set up two community discussion forums […]

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Author Bill Horne to Visit on Friday, Sept. 14

Join us for an interesting and informative talk with Bill Horne, author of “The Improbable Community.” Bill will present his book and speak about Camp Woodland, a racially and ethnically inclusive summer camp that ran from 1939-1962 right here in […]

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Go Back to School in September…at the Library

Starting in September, the library will be hosting two new informal classes: “Learn to Play Bridge,” with experts Linda Morgan and Judy Winter (beginning Friday, Sept. 7, 10am,) and “Learn to Crochet,” with Robin Curreri, of Yarn Over (starting Tuesday, […]

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UKULELES! Thursday, July 19, 6:30pm

First we’ll enjoy a little music courtesy of Carmen Borgia and select members of Jumbo Bungalow. Then the loaner ukuleles will come out, and we’re welcoming you to try your hand at what has been described as “not an impossibly […]

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got kids?

Summer Reading Storytimes for little ones, 3pm, Thursdays. Summer Book Times for elementary-aged children, 3pm, Thursdays. Separate programs, separate rooms, but for your convenience, at the same time and place. Libraries Rock, this summer! Bring the kids for stories and crafts […]

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Friday Morning, July 6: Music and Movement for Little Ones!

On Friday, July 6th, there will be a special Parent & Child Playgroup Storytime, facilitated by the talented educators of Delaware Opportunities, Inc.  Little ones will surely enjoy “Music and Movement: Libraries Rock,” from 10:30 until 11:15. No pre-registration or […]

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Indian Summer: A Prelude to the Building of the Cannonsville Reservoir

On Thursday, July 18th, the William B. Ogden Library and the Grant Rogers Project will sponsor a second showing of Indian Summer: a movie about the building of the Cannonsville Reservoir, featuring some local area citizens past and present.  Everyone […]

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Writers’ Group to Meet on Saturday

Our writers’ group meets on the first Saturday of each month, from 11am until about 1pm. It’s an open group, so everyone who puts pen to paper or ink to printer is welcome. Bring some recent writing or work that […]

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Our June Calendar of Programs and Events

Pick up a copy of our June calendar of programs and events in our library lobby. The calendar can also be found online by clicking on "calendar" at the top of the page. Read More