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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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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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An Ice Cream Social!? Yes!

 Friday afternoon 3:00-5:00 under the tent!
We’re kicking off our ON YOUR MARK, GET SET…READ! Summer Reading Program with a free ice cream social and everyone’s invited! Everyone with an intention to take part in our Summer Reading Program, that is. […]

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Come Wednesday Night, Even if you Haven’t Read the Book!

Wednesday evening’s book discussion at the Ogden Library is going to be interesting–and we urge you to come, even if you haven’t read “The Indifferent Stars Above.” “Stars” is about the fateful cross-country trek known as “The Donner Party,” and […]

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Essential Oils Workshop Thursday

This Thursday (June 16th) drop in for a lesson in the health, beauty and emotional benefits of Essential Oils. Donna Mason, of Young Living Essential Oils, will be leading the 6pm workshop, and participants will each go home with a […]

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Book Club Discussion

Our book club discussion of “The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party” will take place at 6pm on Wednesday, June 15.  Come even if you haven’t read the book. It should be a VERY interesting discussion, […]

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Throwback Downton Abbey Wednesday!

YES! We are screening the next episode in our series of Downton Abbey, Season One tomorrow (Wednesday, June 8) at 6pm. Join us! –whether you’ve been with us from the first episode or whether you’d like to jump in now. […]

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Saturday Morning Sketch

Like to doodle? Or are you more serious, and you draw every day?  Or do you mean to draw every day, but somehow fail to make the time?
Drop by the library from 10 to 11 on Saturday mornings for our […]

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Louvre at the Library Saturday 11-1

The students of Walton Central have transformed the lower level of the Ogden Library into an art museum! This gorgeous exhibit is in place through June 11, and available for viewing during library hours–and everyone is invited to the grand […]

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