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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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Scavenger Hunt on Thursday, 6-7pm

   Justine has designed a scavenger hunt with clues that will take kids from elementary age (you do have to be able to read) through mid-teen on a fun tromp through the library’s public and hidden, private spaces. 6-7pm, Thursday, July […]

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Big Saturday Coming, and Summer Tuesdays

Add some rhythm to your weekend on Saturday, July 15th! The Walton Library is hosting a free interactive African Drumming Workshop with Rural Soul Studio’s Chelsie Henderson and Wayne White. More details to follow, but make sure to save the […]

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Summer Reading Has Begun!

Our Summer Reading Program is designed to keep the kids reading through school vacation.  Bring them in to sign up, state their reading goals, start their reading logs, and while you’re at it, learn about our Tuesday and Thursday children […]

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Build a Better World Summer Reading Program Begins July 1!

  Stop in between 10:00 and 2:00 to sign up, to receive your reading log, and to emblazon your free Tshirt with lots of bold color! Read More
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Preschool Storytime, Every Friday at 11:00

 

–a little song, a little yoga, an age-appropriate craft project and a story or two before lunch. This week’s theme, BUGS: They crawl, they fly, they’re small, and they’re everywhere! Weekly fun for the little ones. No need to register; simply […]

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Author Carol Behan to Give Talk, Tuesday, June 13

Join Carol at the William B. Ogden Library on Tuesday, June 13th at 1pm, when she will read from her book, “Answering Avalon’s Call:  The Mystical Odyssey of an Earth Healer,” and share stories of her writer’s journey. Tea, coffee, and light refreshments […]

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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.

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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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