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Date Changed: Paws to Read

3rd Saturday of Every Month 12:30pm – 1:30pm starting March 21, 2020

Improve the literacy skills of children through the assistance of Wilson, a certified therapy dog. They can read a book aloud to Wilson to make them more confident in reading.

Children must sign up for 10 minute time slots if they would like to read to Wilson. You can call to sign up with the library.

Free. For elementary to middle school students. Home-schooled students are welcome.

Dungeons & Dragons

New Date: First Saturday of the Month starting January 2020 | 11:00am – 2:00pm

Next Session: Saturday, March 7, 2020

D&D&D: Dungeons and Dragons and Doug! Come to the Tivoli Library and play Dungeons and Dragons with Game Master Doug. Explore new and exciting worlds in Dungeons and Dragons as well as try out out new tabletop role-playing games.

No experience necessary, all skill levels welcome and materials will be provided. All you need to bring is your love for the game!

Author Talk: Paranormal Activity in The Hudson Valley

Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Dr. CS Matthews/Prof WHAM has studied paranormal experiences and reports for over 4 decades, has advanced degrees in Religious Studies and American Cultural Studies and is an ardent environmentalist. She lives in the beautifully haunted Mid-Hudson Valley of New York where she teaches at a local college and works for a prominent non-profit organization.She has been a journalist and has also published poetry, short stories,academic papers and a textbook on New Religious Movements.

After a short presentation providing biographical information and updating some of the stories in the book, Dr CS Matthews will be happy to answer any and all questions about her new book Mysterious Beauty: Living with the Paranormal in the Hudson Valley.


Free. For adults. Happens in the East Room. Refreshments will be available.

Leap Year Party!

Saturday, February 29th from 12:30-1:30pm

Leap into the new year with a fun filled afternoon!

Slurp up some swamp water, hop into a game of Lily Pad Hop, and make a little something for our time capsule (time capsule will be opened during next leap year).

Fun for the whole family, FREE, No sign up needed


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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 3 days and must be returned to the Tivoli Free Library (not in the dropbox or elsewhere, please). No renewals, and overdue fines are $5.00 per day. You need a valid Mid-Hudson System Library Card in good standing. Available at Circulation Desk – passes cannot be reserved, so please call to check availability. Call or stop by for more info!

Olana State Historic Site

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. Pass admits 2; tour reservations must be made in advance; 15% discount at the museum store.

FASNY Museum of Firefighting

Located in Hudson, NY, the Museum of Firefighting pass admits a family of four (2 adults, 2 children) to this hands-on museum celebrating 3 centuries of firefighting with over 60 engines, apparatus, and art.


The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art is located in North Adams, MA. The pass admits 2 adults and 2 children to the museum galleries.

Empire Pass

The New York State Empire Pass will allow entry of one vehicle at most New York State parks, DEC preserve areas, boat launch sites, arboretums and park preserves (full list available at https://parks.ny.gov/admission/empire-passport/). Call or visit the library for more info!

Contact Info:

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