Upcoming Events

Saugerties Writers Club: Second and Fourth Weds at 6pm

Scrabble: Tuesdays at 4pm

Free Museum Passes!

The SPL is proud to offer a new museum pass program that provides free admission to museums in the region. SPL card holders can visit these participation institutions using museum passes borrowed from the Library: Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (Poughkeepsie), Museum of Firefighting (Hudson), and Olana State Historic Site (Hudson). The Friends of the SPL generously provided funding for the museum pass program. Passes check out for 3 days.

Take Home a Kindle!

Borrow a Kindle for two weeks! They come preloaded with the best new titles. The newest additions include:

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by Michael Wolff
We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
The Power by Naomi Alderman
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah
The Other Mother by Carol Goodman
Find out more at this webpage.

Friends of Historic Saugerties: Saturday, February 3, at 2pm

Ulster County’s Forgotten Civil War hero:  George Henry Sharpe

Kingstonian George Sharpe wore many hats during his lifetime, from Colonel of Ulster County’s 120th Infantry to founder of our modern military intelligence system, from America’s first CIA agent and a Civil War spy to the US Marshall that tackled the Boss Tweed Ring.   

Known for his lively and fast-paced presentations, Paul T. O’Neill, Ulster Co. Commissioner of Jurors and a history enthusiast will share his research on Sharpe in an illustrated presentation that will surely provide new and interesting insights on this fascinating local hero.

Read to Stella: Saturday, February 3, at 1pm

Come read to Stella, a certified therapy dog. Walk-ins welcome.

Healthy Lifestyle: Thursday, February 1, at 1pm

Read to Zoey: Saturday, January 27, 10:30am-12

Read books to Zoey, a certified reading therapy dog. Walk-ins welcome!

Defensive Driving Class: Saturday, January 27, at 10am

Ulster Literacy Association Orientation: Tuesday, January 23, at 5:30pm