Curbside Pickup of Library Materials
Hours of Operation:
Beginning on Monday, July 20, 2020 we will be extending curbside hours on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays!
Mondays 2:00 – 6:00 Wednesdays 2:00 – 6:00 Fridays 2:00 – 6:00
Tuesdays 11:00 – 2:00 Thursdays 11:00 – 2:00 Saturdays 11:00 – 2:00
Arrangements can be made for later pickup by calling the library, 518-851-7120
Request Claverack Free Library materials through our request form, by phone 518-851-7120 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The system deliveries are back in operation! You can order from the system database with your library card. We will call you when your items are in. You are still welcome to use the form on our website or call the library to place an order.
We will call or email you to schedule a time for pick up when your items are ready. All pickups must be scheduled in advance, if time allows, same day pick up can be arranged.
Have you responded to
the 2020 Census yet?
If not, please stop by the Claverack Public Library on Friday, August 07, 2020 between 2 and 6pm to be enumerated (counted). The Enumerator (Census Taker) will be in the library parking lot. Enumeration takes approximately 10 minutes. Please note that masks and social distancing are required.
Why You Count
Here’s who benefits from being counted in the census:
School Children and Their Parents
College Students and Their Parents
Low-Income Individuals and Their Families
People Age 65 and Over
Responding to the Census is safe, easy, and important. Census data informs billions of dollars of federal funding for the next 10 years for infrastructure, the healthcare industry, schools, senior programs, grants, and much, much more!
Please visit the Census website for more information.
Food Truck Wednesdays!
Wednesdays 5:00 – 7:30pm on the Library Lawn
Take Out or Personal Picnicking Blankets/Chairs
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 – Dominick’s BBQ
Menu and Pre-Oder Cash Only
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 – Emma’s Wood Fired Pizza
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 – Old Klaverack Brewery
Wednesday, August 26, 2020 – Mei’s Dumplings
Traditional Northern Chinese Style Dumplings
We ask that you follow social distancing guidelines- Please wear a mask, unless eating and maintain a 6ft. distance from others not in your group.
Thank you for understanding.
Story Hour For Grownups
Sunday, August 30th, 2020 | 6:00 pm
Please join us as we read and discuss James Baldwin’s 1956 book Giovanni’s Room. The book focuses on the events in the life of an American man living in Paris and his feelings and frustrations with his relationships with other men in his life, particularly an Italian bartender named Giovanni whom he meets at a Parisian gay bar.
The book is available from our system catalog and can be ordered by logging onto the Mid-Hudson Library website.
Weather permitting, we will socially distance meet on the lawn of the little library. Please bring a chair, and a mask. We will also Zoom for those that cannot attend in person or if the weather is not good.
Field Goods Pickups are back!
Bringing the farmers market to you. The freshest
selection of local products, delightfully delivered!
Delivery Day is Tuesday between 11:30am and 1:45pm.
First possible delivery day will be – 7/28/20
The order deadline for a Tuesday delivery is Saturday
at 11:59 pm.
Delivery to Claverack Library is free for orders above $50.00
Field Goods is offering a welcome back promotion for Claverack Library Patrons that also benefits the Library!
Download their flyer and visit their website to find out more!
10:00 am Fridays until August, 28, 2020
Karen Rosand of the Won Dharma Center is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Chair Yoga Class. All you need is a sturdy, armless chair!
Class Meeting Dates:
July 31, 2020 10:00 AM | Aug. 14, 2020 10:00 AM
Aug. 21, 2020 10:00 AM | Aug. 28, 2020 10:00 AM
Every Monday beginning July 13, we’ll have craft kits available for pickup through our curbside pickup service. Zoom in at 6pm for stories and how-to instructions to your craft. If you’d like to watch at another time the videos will be posted to the website afterwards. Register your child for summer reading here.
Download our activity flyer to see what crafts we’re doing week by week.
Sign up for ReadSquared to track your progress online and earn chances for prizes.
Each day you read, log it and earn 10 points. Once you’ve logged 5 days (50 points) you’ll have a ticket entered in our raffle!
Don’t forget to check out the missions you can complete to earn more points for the final prize raffles!
Reading on your own, listening to someone read to you, and reading out loud to someone else all count toward your reading goal. The last day to turn in points for a prize is August 21st.
There are three raffle prizes-
Pre-school and early elementary age children: A Collection of Seymour Simon Books
Upper Elementary and Middle Schoolers: The Complete Trials Of Apollo series by Rick Riordan, including Book #5 coming out in the Fall of 2020
Teens and Adults: A $40 Spotty Dog Gift Card, sponsored by the Spotty Dog!
Stacy Silcock is a certified School Librarian for grades Pre-K-12 at the Mayfield Central School District. She has Masters degrees in Education and Information Science. Her hobbies are reading and counted-cross stitching. Stacy’s favorite genres are Young Adult literature and Historical Fiction and she is 100% Ravenclaw. She lives in Hudson with her husband and 10 year old son.
Lace up those sneakers to run, walk, bike or imagine yourself in our 5k fundraiser for the Claverack and Philmont Libraries. Complete the race on your own time and with your own route. Join the fun in our Book-It! Facebook Group where you can chat, post pictures, and support one another.
Register by June 22, 2020 to receive a T-Shirt
$25 Adults – $10 Youth (18 and under)
Zoom Awards Ceremony on Sunday, August 16, at 4:00 pm
Prizes will be awarded to those who send fun photos of themselves in the following categories: Best Location, Best Costume, Farthest Away, Best Run/Bike/Walk in a Book-It T-Shirt.
To register by mail:
Download the Book-It 2020 Registration Form
Complete the form and mail with check payable to:
Claverack Free Library
PO Box 417
Claverack, NY 12513
To register online:
Download the Book-It 2020 Registration Form
Complete the registration form and email to:
Pay online via PayPal at:
Wednesdays 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Send email to:
for sign-in details.