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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Summer Reading Programming Begins with…Bells & Motley!

  Saturday, June 10, noon

If you have never come to a library program before, come to this one. Bells & Motley are awesome.

If you come to library programs all the time, come to this one. Bells & Motley are unique.

Thanks […]

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Preschool Storytime Every Friday at 11

There are plenty of spaces in our Friday Preschool Storytimes and we’d love to be joined by some new toddlers-to-5-yr-olds! Our children’s librarian, Justine runs the weekly program of stories, songs, games and a craft for the littlest patrons and […]

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Pet Adoption Day is Saturday May 13

Representatives from the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society will be at the library between 10am and 2pm with kittens and cats and maybe some pups--all adoptable pets, all needing "forever homes." Read More
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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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