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Library Closed Monday, January 16, 2017.

The Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King JR Day.

Language Mentors Needed

The Claverack Free Library &
The Philmont Public Library

We are seeking volunteers to become language mentors for adults new to English.

Sunday, January 29 – 12:00 PM

Join us for an information workshop at the Claverack Library to learn how you can participate.

Call to register and for more information:

Claverack Library, 851-7120 or Philmont Library, 672-5010

Story Hour

“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world.  

Love of books is best of all.”
-Jacqueline Kennedy

Field Goods

Weekly Local Produce Delivery!

The Claverack Free Library is now a Field Goods’ pick-up location for locally-grown fruits and vegetables with deliveries every Thursday!

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION SOLUTION Order before January 31, 2017 and you’ll receive a $10 credit to your account!

FUNDRAISER:  By using this fundraiser, each week you’re contributing $1.00 to support the library collection.

Order deadline for a Thursday delivery is Monday at 11:59 pm

Field Goods is a year-round local produce delivery service; customers receive 5 to 8 different fruit and vegetables (depending on bag size), plus optional add-ons. Bags cost $16 to $32 per week, and can be put on hold at any time. It’s flexible!

Field Goods purchases everything directly from over 80 small farms in the region. All of the produce is non-GMO, and most is organically grown.



Go to

Click “Order Now”

Select “Public Locations” and pull down the menu for Claverack

Click the “Find Location” button

Choose “Claverack Free Library Fundraiser” and follow the prompts.


Click To Go directly to Claverack Library Field Goods Order Page

Broad Street Chamber Players

Broad Street Chamber Players – Elizabeth Chinery flute, David Smith piano, & Jay Shulman cello

Broad Street Chamber Players Perform to Benefit the Claverack Library

Saturday, January 28th at 5:00 PM


The Claverack Free Library will present a concert by the Broad Street Chamber Players at the home of Lisa Vahradian & John Tillotson, 6163 Route 9H, Claverack.

Flutist Elizabeth Chinery, pianist David Smith, and cellist Jay Shulman will perform. A reception and chance to meet members of this highly-respected local trio follows the concert, which benefits the new library fund.

In case of snow, the concert will take place February 4. Parking is available across the street in the Claverack Post Office lot.

The cost of the concert and reception is $30 per person, payable in advance or at the door. Reservations are necessary, as space is limited.

For reservations email to, call the library at 518 851-7120, send a check to Claverack Library, PO Box 417, Claverack NY 12513, or pay online at

Library – Expanded Service Hours and Days

The Claverack Library is pleased to announce our new schedule with expanded service hours and days. Effective December 1, 2016 the Library will now be open 6 days a week! Based on feedback from our patrons the library is adopting this new schedule to better meet the needs of our community.

Monday: Noon – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday: Noon – 8:00 PM
Thursday: Noon – 5:00 PM
Friday: Noon – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sunday: Closed