Let's Talk TivoliLet’s Talk Tivoli!

We invite you for some casual conversation: To share your views about your community with your neighbors. • What makes it special? • What do you love about it? • What would you change? Your input will help the library shape their long-range plan of service. Bard students welcome! Refreshments will be served. Sign up online or contact the library! Next one: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Traghaven, 66 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583.

Let's Talk Tivoli

Let's Talk Tivoli

Saturday, May 30, 2018 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Traghaven, 66 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583.

The Tivoli Free Library invites you for some casual conversation. Your input will help the library shape their long-range plan of service. Bard students welcome! Refreshments will be served. Sign up online or contact the library!

Sign up online!

Teen Night: Make Your Own Movie Poster

Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 4:00pm-5:00pm in the East Room

Make Your Own Movie Poster! Come up with a movie concept, title, names of actors (real or imagined), and create a poster for your “film”! Craft/art materials supplied. If you have your own imagery you would like to use, feel free to bring it. Graphic design books about cinematic posters will be available for viewing. For teens!

Pizza will be served (while supplies last) thanks to Broadway Pizza in Tivoli.

RETRO Game Night!

Mondays, (starting June 4, 2018) @ 4:00pm-5:00pm in the East Room (Will not occur on: 10/08/18 and 11/12/18)

Good-bye video games, hello “new” fashioned fun. Come play board and card games from the 80s and 90s (and earlier). Play our games or bring your own! It will be totally tubular! Led by Program Coordinator, Laura.

Perfect for ages 8-12.

Reflections of Spring: Reverse Painting on Glass Workshop with Maribeth Blum Tuton

Happening on Mondays (3 sessions): June 11; 18; and 25, 2018 @ 2:00pm-4:00pm in the East Room Local painter, Maribeth Blum Tuton will teach reverse painting on glass. We’ll be painting anemone flowers. There is a fee of $50 per student (per session). Cash or check. (Checks made out to: “Maribeth Blum Tuton”.) All materials will be provided, including glass panels and acrylic paint. Beginners are welcome. Contact the library to sign up; space is limited.

2018 Battle of the Books (Middle School Team) Meetings

2018 Battle of the Books (Middle School Team) Meetings

Meets every other Mondays @ 5:00pm-6:00pm in April-June in the East Room

Weekly meetings in July and August • 2018 Middle School Regional Battle is Saturday, 09/08/18 @ 9:00am-5:00pm. Battle takes place at SUNY Ulster. Battle of the Books is a trivia contest for 6th-9th graders with questions based on eight books that all Warriors read. Battle of the Books is a national Summer Reading Program for middle and high-school students in the five-county region of the Mid-Hudson Library System.

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

PageTurners Book Club: The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman

Thursday, June 21, 2018 @ 7:00pm in the library

It’s the early 1960s and Natalie Marx is stunned when her mother inquires about vacation accommodations in Vermont and receives a response that says, “The Inn at Lake Devine is a family-owned resort… Our guests who feel most comfortable here… are Gentiles.” When Natalie finagles an invitation to join a friend on vacation there, she sets herself upon a path that will inextricably link her adult life to this particular family and their once-restricted hotel.

Preschool Story Time with Miss Penny

Tuesdays @ 10:30am in the library and the East Room

Join Miss Penny for reading, singing, & crafting fun! For preschoolers. No Preschool Story Hour w/Miss Penny on 05/22/18 and 05/29/18.

CreaTuesday

Every other Tuesday @ 4:30pm-5:30pm in the East Room

Join us for arts and crafts. Every other week will be a different craft or art project. Or, just come and make up your own craft/art project! Materials provided. Perfect for 5-10 yos. No need to sign-up, just come by! Led by Program Coordinator, Laura.

Tunezday

Tunezday

Every other Tuesday @ 4:30pm-5:30pm on the Third Floor

A youth musical jam session! Bring your own instrument (and any power supply/batteries and such) and let’s start making some music! This is an informal, fun way to make music together. This is not an instructional session; participants should have some skill with their chosen instrument(s). For ages 10-17. Led by Program Coordinator, Laura.

Magic: The Gathering Night

Magic: The Gathering Night

Tuesdays @ 5:30pm-7:00pm in the East Room

Join us for a casual, relaxed evening of Magic: The Gathering. Beginners are welcome, and experienced players are welcome as well! Bring your own cards, or play our pre-made decks. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll teach you. No sign-up necessary, just stop by. With any questions, please contact Arseny Khakhalin: khakhalin[@]bard.edu. Recommended for teenagers and adults.

Lego Lounge/Colour Club

Lego Lounge/Colour Club

Wednesdays @ 4:30pm-5:30pm in the East Room

Play with our gazillion Legos, or have a quiet time coloring. All ages welcome!

Hooks & Needles, Yarns & Threads

Thursdays @ 10:00am-2:00pm in the East Room

Informal weekly social gathering for rug hookers, knitters, crocheters, and all other yarn crafters. Drop in any time between 10:00am and 2:00pm! $1 suggested donation, to go toward the purchase of resource materials for the library collection.

Tarot Club

Every other Thursday @ 6:00pm-7:00pm in the East Room

Are you a seasoned tarot reader or just interested in learning about tarot cards? Join us for Tarot Club! Come to this fun, informal gathering to explore all aspects of tarot. Bring a favorite deck if you have one. Led by Sabra Margaret. Sabra is a Reiki Master and intuitive. She has been reading tarot for over a decade. This is not a tarot reading session! No need to sign-up, just come by. All ages!

Olana Museum House Tour Pass

Available at Circulation Desk Please call to check availability; first come, first served! At this time, the pass can not be reserved. 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 are necessary and can be made by calling Olana at (518) 828-0135. The pass is checked out for four days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library. You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library Card in good standing. Call or stop by for more info!

Museum Pass for Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

Museum Pass for Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

Available at Circulation Desk Please call to check availability; first come, first served! The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum pass can not be reserved. We have a single pass that allows 2 adults and their children under the age of 18 from one household. It does not cover multiple families during the same visit. The pass is checked out for 4 days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library ONLY!! You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library card in good standing. Do not return in the drop box. If the pass is not returned, a replacement fee of $250 will be charged. Call or stop by for more info!

We are hiring:

Part-Time Library Clerk position. Check the Job Opportunities page for more info.

Hours:

Monday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Thursday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Friday
10:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday
10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday
Closed
 HOLIDAYS CLOSED

Information

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.

Olana Museum House Tour Pass

Available at Circulation Desk – Please call to check availability; first come, first served! At this time, the pass can not be reserved. 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 (also noted on the back of the pass). The pass is checked out for four days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library. You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library Card in good standing. Call or stop by for more info!

Olana

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum Pass

Available at Circulation Desk – Please call to check availability; first come, first served! The pass can not be reserved. We have a single pass that allows 2 adults and their children under the age of 18 from one household. It does not cover multiple families during the same visit. The pass is checked out for 4 days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library ONLY!! You need a valid Mid Hudson System Library card in good standing. Do not return in the drop box. If the pass is not returned, a replacement fee of $250 will be charged. Call or stop by for more info! Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (MHCM): is the ideal destination for families with young children. With exhibits that focus on early literacy, art, early STEM, health and the local community, the museum welcomes over 75,000 visitors each year.

Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum logo

Let's Talk Tivoli

Let's Talk Tivoli

We invite you for some casual conversation:

  • To share your views about your community with your neighbors.
  • What makes it special? What do you love about it?
  • What would you change?

Your input will help the library shape their long-range plan of service. Bard students welcome! Refreshments will be served. Sign up online or contact the library!

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 @ 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Traghaven, 66 Broadway, Tivoli, NY 12583

Contact Info:


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