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Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Josephine-Louise Public Library grew from the concern of local people who recognized the importance of a strong library for our community. The Friends group is a non-profit volunteer organization which was started in 1991. Membership is open to everyone. Please join us, we welcome your support! Annual dues are $2.50 per member or $5.00 per family.

To become a Friend of the Josephine-Louise Public Library, or to receive more information, please respond in one of the following ways:

  1. Send an email to wal@rcls.org, with the subject line 'Friends of the Library,' or
  2. Call the library at (845) 778-7621 and speak with Ginny, or
  3. Stop by during library hours.

We thank you for your support!

  • To create public support for the Josephine-Louise Public Library
  • To work for library legislation and appropriations
  • To increase community awareness and use of the library
  • To sponsor programs designed to add to the cultural life of the community
  • Home delivery
  • Book sales
  • Sales of book bags and notecards
  • Holiday raffles
  • Community bulletin board
  • Book discussions
  • Programming
  • Walden Harvest Fest events

Upcoming Events

09/24/2018
: Preschool Story Time and Baby Rhyme Time registration begins
09/24/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
09/25/2018
10:00 AM: National Voter Registration Day
09/25/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
09/27/2018
6:30 PM: Mystery Book Discussion
09/28/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/01/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/01/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/02/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/02/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/02/2018
4:30 PM: Lego Club for grades K-5
10/03/2018
7:30 PM: Library Board of Trustees meeting
10/05/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/05/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/08/2018
: Library closed: Columbus Day
10/08/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/08/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/09/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/09/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/10/2018
4:30 PM: Lego Club for grades K-5
10/11/2018
10:30 AM: Baby Rhyme Time for under age 2 1/2
10/12/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/12/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/13/2018
11:00 AM: Learn American Sign Language
10/15/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/15/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/16/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/16/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/18/2018
10:30 AM: Baby Rhyme Time for under age 2 1/2
10/19/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/19/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/22/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/22/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
10/23/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
10/23/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor