Calendar of Events

Friends of the Esopus Library

The Friends' have planted two native apple trees

A Friends’ Supported Program

Upcoming Events

7th Annual Holiday Boutique and Gallery Opening

Saturday, December 6th 5 to 8 p.m.
Please donate to our holiday gift table!

Monthly Friends Meeting

Third Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Held downstairs in the Community Room. Come early to help with book sorting at 5:30pm.

We would like to Thank Paul O’Neill
Ulster County Commissioner of Jurors and Board member of the Friends of Historic Kingston, for his informative and interesting presentation on the history of Kingston’s Court House at our annual meeting.

The Friends' Booksale

The Friends’ Book Sale

Join the Friends

Join our lively group working to improve the Town of Esopus Library. Although we are known for the Book Cellar in the downstairs community space, we do many other projects and events. All of our proceeds go towards supplementing library programs, events and projects. Memberships start at $10 for individuals. Email us with any questions. 

Good finds at the Book Sale

Lots of Books

Our Elected Officers

Connie Spoth, Chair
Open, Co-Chair
Ruth Samuels, Treasurer
Valerie Ward, Recording Secretary
Mary Beth Rogers, Membership
Lois Ingellis, Book Sale Manager
Marion Zimmer and Lin Fagan, Book Cellar & Vintage Book Sales
Board liason rotates monthly

Constitution of the Friends of the Town of Esopus Library

 

Donate to the Friends

Does your company have an Employee Match Program? The Friends’ of the Esopus Library is eligible for these funds. Contact your Human Resources Department for the correct form to send to us so we can double your support of our library.

 

Donations for the Book Cellar

The Library accepts donations during normal business hours. If you have more than three bags/boxes please call ahead (845) 338-5580.  Please be aware, we do not accept items that are dirty, musty, moldy, heavily marked or wet/stained.  Also, we no longer accept video tapes.

Thank you for adhering to the following guidelines when donating your books and media. We are volunteers who sort through and manage all the donations. Following these simple guidelines will help us provide better book sales.

Books

YES, we do accept hardcover and paperback books in good, saleable condition.

NO, we DO NOT accept books in poor condition (e.g., water damaged, musty,

mildewed, missing pages, missing covers, falls apart when opened.

Textbooks

YES, we accept textbooks 10 years old or newer in good condition.

Condensed Books (eg. Reader’s Digest)

NO, we DO NOT accept condensed books.

Outdated Books

YES, we accept antiques and classics (rare books) in good, saleable condition.

NO, we DO NOT accept books with content that is time dependent and has

become outdated, unreliable, and/or useless (e.g., old tax guides, old travel guides,

old business books, encyclopedias).

Magazines

NO, we DO NOT accept magazines.

CD’s, Videos, DVDs and Audio Books

YES, we accept these in covers or boxes.

NO, we DO NOT accept these without covers or boxes.

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