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Book It – Thank You Sponsors

Book Group – July 13th

Add spice to your reading life!

We are currently reading Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland.

New members are always welcome to our monthly book group for discussion and refreshments. We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month at 6:00 PM.

Next Book Group Meeting:
Friday August 10
, 6:00 PM
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Upcoming Reads:
September 14 – The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Contact Vicki Rosenwald for information at or 518 851 5667

Copies are usually available in the Mid-Hudson Library System.
Order yours today.

Thank You For Your Support

Dells’ Plumbing Heating & AC Inc for Sponsoring the Claverack Library Annual Spring Book Sale at the bronze level!

Farm at Miller’s Crossing for their generosity in donating a CSA farm share valued at $325 to the Friends of the Claverack Free Library annual raffle!



Cantele Tent Rentals for their in-kind donation!




Battle of the Book 2018

Summer Reading for Jr High!

Starting Thursday, June 7 at 6:00 PM


Meeting weekly every Thursday through the summer until the Battle of the Books on September 8.

What is Battle of the Books?

Once a Week during the summer…
Join us at the library for games, fun and battle practice.

Possible field trips to other libraries to practice with other teams.


Junior Engineering – Summer 2018

Winner-Take-All RAFFLE!

Claverack Free Library Presents:
Tickets at the Library
$10 each or 3 for $25
Drawing at the end of summer!


What can you win?

Claverack Package Store wine, Agway gift certificate, Scarecrow Farm bread, Sadhana yoga class, Miller’s Crossing maple syrup, Merrifield pickled beets, Hallenbeck’s corn, TSL movie tickets, Holmquest pumpkin and mums, ice cream, a gardening book, plants, Churchtown Dairy cheese, and more……..

Yes, the winner takes all!

This Weekend – The Best Book Sale in the Region!

Spring Book & Plant Sale


May 11, 12 & 13

Opening Night Preview
Friday May 11, 5-7 PM
$10 admission includes refreshments and first choice of books at early-bird (double) prices.

Saturday May 12, 9-3
Books & Plants
Breakfast, lunch, home-baked treats on Saturday.

Sunday May 13, 10-2
Books – Plants – Special Bag of Books

Volunteers are needed: to sort books under the tent May 6-11, help at the sale, bake treats, bring plants.
Signup sheets are in the library.

Donations of clean used books are accepted until Friday, May 4th.
Because of space constraints, textbooks, technical manuals, videotapes and books in poor condition cannot be accepted.

Baked goods may be dropped off at the library on Friday, May 11.

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