Upcoming Events

  • Thu, Jan 21
    Fact Check Happy Hour, Thursday, Jaunary 21st @ 7:00pm
    Not everything you see or read on the internet is true. In fact, your internet may be lying to you on purpose! During this informal and fun discussion hour, we’ll share examples, talk about the common types of misinformation and how you can prevent yourself from falling for it.
  • Mon, Jan 25
    Chair Yoga, Monday, January 25-April 5th @ 11am
    Kathy Foley will lead this 10 session class of gentle yoga stretches utilizing chairs as props. Wear loose, comfortable clothes, and non-slip shoes. Join the meeting here: https://bit.ly/3gOULjK
  • Fri, Jan 29
    Crafternoon: Book Alteration Friday, January 29th @ 4:00pm
    Turn old unwanted books into new works of art! This class will show you some basic techniques of book manipulation. We will have some materials (books & magazines) available for pick-up for those who want them. Families welcome. Join here: https://bit.ly/2KsBCI4
  • Mon, Feb 01
    Abandoned: The Untold Story of Orphan Trains (Premiere Event), Monday Feb. 1st @ 11:00am
    Author and historian Michael Keene has produced a unique online documentary The premiere event will allow you to watch the film and join him on a Q&A chat. The program is free but requires registration. To do so visit: michaeltkeene.com/registration You'll get a link that you can watch at any time.
  • Wed, Feb 03
    Trivia Night (Online) Wed., February 3rd @ 7:00pm
    Test your general trivia knowledge against neighbors and friends with our popular online event. As always, questions are family friendly, so let the kids stay up...they might know more than you do! Join the event here: https://bit.ly/3dFx5fg
  • Thu, Feb 04
    Reader's Choice Book Club, Thurs. February 4th @ 7:00pm
    This month we'll be discussing William Kent Krueger’s "This Tender Land". If you've read the book and want to join the discussion, all are welcome. If you'd like to take part in our book club, let us know (info@esopuslibrary.org). Join here https://bit.ly/381E9RJ
  • Thu, Feb 11
    Around the World with Arkai (Virtual Concert) Thurs. Feb. 11th @ 7:00 pm
    Join us for an exhilarating LIVE virtual concert by the string duo ARKAI as they present a genre-defying evening of original compositions and arrangements that draw on musical influences from around the world. REGISTER HERE to get the link: https://bit.ly/38AYdMc
  • Fri, Feb 19
    Kingston's Pine Street African-American Cemetery, Friday Feb. 19th @ 7:00pm
    Join us for an important local history presentation by Joseph Diamond (SUNY New Paltz) about Kingston’s African-American cemetery on Pine Street, discussed in the context of slavery in Ulster County. Join the meeting here: https://bit.ly/39x7tR6
  • Tue, Feb 23
    "Orphan Train" Discussion Group, Tuesday Feb. 23rd @ 7:00pm
    All month long, we've provided access to Michael Keene's documentary film "Abandoned: The Untold Story of Orphan Trains". This event will be an informal discussion of the film and issues it raised. We'll also provide some resources for further investigation. Join the meeting here: https://bit.ly/2XA
  • Mondays @ 1:00 pm
    Needlework Group ONLINE Mondays @ 1:00 pm
    Stitchers and needleworkers of all levels are welcome to join in this informal group and enjoy each others company while working. Event link: https://bit.ly/3eEiyka
  • Tuesdays @ 1:00 pm
    Esopus Artists ONLINE Tuesdays @ 1:00 pm
    This group is open to anybody that wants to make art, both beginners and experienced artists. This group will be taking place online while the library is closed. Event link: https://bit.ly/36ZxiHv

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Mailing & Delivery Address

P.O. Box 1167

128 Canal Street

Port Ewen, NY 12466

Phone & Fax

Phone: 845-338-5580

Fax: 845-338-5583

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Curbside service is now available.


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