Holiday Ornament Fundraiser Workshop to benefit the Tivoli Fire Department

There will be 3 sessions:

Friday, November 8, 2019 | 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Friday, November 15, 2019 | 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Saturday, November 23,2019 | 10:00am – 12:00pm

Come help the elves in our holiday ornament workshop. We will hold three workshops at the Tivoli Library to make a variety of ornaments. All ornaments will be available for sale at Winterfest on Saturday, December 7th, and the proceeds will benefit the Tivoli Fire Department.

Ages six and up are welcome! There will be several designs to choose from including sewn felt animals, sewing card birds and pony bead stars. Come participate in this community based fundraiser!

Let's Dance: Bollywood (for kids)

Friday, November 15, 2019 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Come join our introductory Bollywood- style dance workshop led by Arobi. During the session, you will learn simple but fun Bollywood moves.


Free. For ages 5-10. Space limited, must sign up.

Meet & Greet and Thankful Trees

Saturday, November 16, 2019 | 11:00am – 12:30pm

Come meet the Tivoli Library Programming Team and celebrate this holiday season with your very own personalized Thankful Tree. Assembled with real twigs, this craft makes beautiful centerpiece or hosting gift.



Free. Ages 3 and up. Parents should accompany kids under 6 to help decorate and tie on leaves. Sign up is suggested. Happens in East Room.

International Education Week: Korean Mixed Rice Bowl Food Demo & Tasting

Monday, November 18, 2019 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Come out to learn how to make a delicious Korean dish called Bibimbap (Mixed Rice Bowl). There will be a small tasting after the demo.

Free. For ages 7+. space limited, must sign up. Parental supervision is required. Disclaimer: Sesame oil and sesame seeds will be present in the foods. If you have any food allergies, please let us know.

Gobble Gobble Cookie Craft!

Thursday, November 21st 2019

Make your own Thanksgiving turkey cookies, cookie pilgrim hats and acorns with this fun no-bake craft. Then “gobble” your creations!

Some ingredients will contain nuts, please note any food or nut allergies. Happening in the East Room.

Free. Ages 2-10. Sign up at Tivoli Library. Parents must attend with ages 6 and below.

International Education Week: Brides for Sale: The Story of Sonita

Friday, November 22, 2019 5:00pm – 7:00pm

In light of International Education Week, we will be showing a documentary about an Afghan rapper and activist, Sonita Alizadeh has been vocal against forced child marriages. The 90 minute documentary follows her journey as a refugee in Iran to her gaining fame through her Brides for Sale music video.

Sonita’s advocacy is supported by the nonprofit organization Strongheart Group.

After the documentary, Sonita will be speaking about child brides as well as holding a Q&A.

Free. For all ages. Happens on the 3rd floor.

Adult Craft: Holiday Ribbon Wreath

Tuesday, December 3rd, 6:00pm

Come to the library and create a beautiful holiday wreath!

Space is limited – call the library to register.


Free for Adults 18+. All materials included.


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The Tivoli Free Library provides quality programs and materials to the people of Tivoli and surrounding communities. Situated in the historic Watts dePeyster Firemans Hall, in the heart of the village, the library is just west of the shops and restaurants. The building is also home to the Village offices and court.

Museum Passes

The following museum passes can be checked out for 4-days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library. You need a valid Mid-Hudson System Library Card in good standing. Available at Circulation Desk – please call to check availability; first come, first served! At this time, the pass can not be reserved. Call or stop by for more info!

Olana Museum House Tour Pass

Olana is a 250-acre artist-designed landscape with a Persian-inspired house at its summit, embracing unrivaled panoramic views of the vast Hudson River Valley. Reservations for house tours tours only are highly recommended and can be made by calling Olana at: (518) 828-0135.


USS Slater Museum Pass

We also have a family pass (2 adults and 2 children) to: USS Slater, a WWII Destroyer Escort located in Downtown Albany, NY. Call (518) 431-1943 for more info. This is the only Destroyer Escort still afloat, a National Historic Landmark. USS Slater

Contact Info:

Address: 86 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583 Mailing Address: PO Box 400, Tivoli, NY 12583 Phone: (845) 757-3771 Email: