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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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Last Chance to Bid + Poetry

 That’s right. Thursday, April 26, the evening of our Poetry Open Mic/Slam/Recitation or Reading, will be your last chance to place a silent auction bid on a beautiful, decorative birdhouse. Birdhouses have been lovingly embellished by a dozen of our […]

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Genealogy 101: a Free Lesson in Digging Your Roots

 

Professional genealogist Laura Lee will be presenting Genealogy 101: Digging Your Roots on Thursday, April 12th.  This free introduction to the best ways to search your family tree will begin at 6:00. The evening might be especially of interest to those […]

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Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Reading

…and Win an Awesome Work of Art

Visit the William B. Ogden Library in Walton all through April to view the “Celebrate Spring, Celebrate Reading” Art Exhibit in the lower floor gallery. The works of a dozen local, participating artists—exquisitely […]

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The Kennedys- A St. Patrick’s Day Event (or two!)

The musical duo The Kennedys will be performing at the library at 11:00 on St. Patrick’s Day morning, and coming back at 1:00 for more music, and a workshop/discussion. They’ll also be at the Theatre that evening, but why not […]

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It Sticks!

What sticks? Magnets and tape and lint rollers and Velcro and...the memory of time spent at the library with your little ones. Tuesday morning, 10:30-11:15--Parent and Child Playgroup fun, experimenting and experiencing things that stick. Join us! Read More
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Book Club: We Need Readers!

Have you ever read a book that resonated with you (or that you hated!) and you just wanted to talk about it?  Preferably, with someone else who’d read it, too.

Our Library’s Book Club meets roughly every other month to discuss […]

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A Treat for your Ears; a Treat for your Eyes

 Charm City Junction will be visiting the library for TWO programs on Saturday, February 10! Bring the family to the 11am mini concert, and come back for the 1pm interactive musical workshop, where some learning will take place along with […]

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Artsy Saturday Mornings

 Start off your weekend with a little creative boost with our Saturday Morning Sketch. Bring your own sketchbook and drawing tool(s,) and sketch in the company of friends. Non-instructional–we all simply draw away in the beautiful atmosphere of the […]

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Sit in on a session of our Book & Film Chat

  

On the third Tuesday of each month, library patrons and friends sit around the table to discuss the books they’ve recently read, their merits and their faults. Which books struck a chord; which books (and movies, too) would have been […]

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A New Playgroup Event is Coming Up!

 Treasure Baskets Parent and Child Playgroup, Tuesday, January 9 from 10:30-11:30 

Come and join the Delaware Opportunities Child Care Resource and Referral Program as they partner with the library for this fun hour for parents and children. Learn about Treasure Baskets […]

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