The new library is now nearing completion and will open on October 26, 2019.

Special Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, August 29th – 5 p.m. at the library

As always, meetings are open and the public is invited to attend.

New Library Update, How You Can Help, & Grand Opening Invitation!

You Are Invited: Save the Date!

The grand opening of the new Claverack Free Library and community center is set for Saturday, October 26th at Noon. 

All are invited for an afternoon of festivities, including ribbon cutting, dedications, and tours of this exciting new hub in the center of our town.


Thanks to the support of our neighbors, local businesses, private foundations, and construction funding from the New York State Library’s Division of Library Development, the capital campaign to create the new library has raised more than $2.5 million, all without assuming debt and with no application of local taxes.

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John Farrell: A Universe of Songs

A Community Event with the Claverack and Philmont Libraries!

Tuesday, August 20th
Claverack Town Park

Rain or Shine, under the pavilion!
Join us to celebrate the Summer!

Local musician John Farrell sings through end of summer events. John Farrell is the author of the picture book, The Stargazers Alphabet.
Pot luck supper at 5:30PM. Bring a dish to share.

Open to all, John’s star gazer book will be given to every family that attends. Also, prizes and giveaways for all ages! Reading certificates will be given to children that read by minutes or participated in Battle of the Books.

What a great time to wrap up the summer program!

Sponsored by Bank of Greene County.







Food, Books, and Community at the Library!

Food Truck Schedule for Wednesdays @ 5:00 pm during the Summer…
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

• July 10 – Micosta
July 17 – Yummy Kitchen
With Music on the Lawn by Mike Pagnani

• July 24 – Edible Roots
• July 31 – Nosh
• August 7 – Wildfire Food Truck
• August 14 –Yummy Kitchen
• August 21 – Nosh
• August 28 – Micosta will be wrapping up our Summer Food Truck festivities!

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Free Mahjong Lessons!

Mahjong lessons every Tuesday at 2:00PM, beginning May 21.

Mahjong is a tile-based game that was developed in China during the Qing dynasty and has spread throughout the world since the early 20th century. It is commonly played by four players.

No experience necessary. FREE, but small donations to support the purchase of instruction books, etc are always welcomed.

Tai Chi Lessons at the Library!

Learn Tai Chi with your neighbors on Tuesdays throughout the Summer at 9:30AM.

Suggested donation of $5 to the instructor, David Haines.