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Adult Programs
Please register or RSVP on our events calendar, or follow the program links and instructions below.

MFL Walking Club

New time!

9:30-10:30am, Wednesday, April 3 & 17

Weather permitting

Connect with the outdoors and your neighbors as we walk! In April, we'll be meeting at Cluett Schantz Park in Milton. RSVP to be notified in the event of inclement weather.

Click here to RSVP for April 3
Click here to RSVP for April 17

Shredder Truck

Friday, April 5, 9:30-11:00 a.m. sharp!

Bring your old documents down to the Library and have them put in the shredder truck to be destroyed safely in seconds. This event is first-come, first-served, with a three bag/box limit per person. The shredder truck will be parked in the Library side parking lot.

Please do not arrive early to allow us to safely set up and allow for the shredder truck to get positioned in our parking lot!

Acceptable Items for Shredding:

Paper (white or colored), file folders, plastic ID cards, credit cards, old checkbooks, and carbon paper.

UNACCEPTABLE Items for Shredding:

Hazardous material, prescription bottles, syringes or needles, or any heavy metal objects such as nuts, bolts, metal plates, or hard drives. THESE ITEMS CAN CAUSE SEVERE DAMAGE TO THE TRUCK OR OPERATOR.

MFL Hook & Needle

Knitting & Crocheting Group

Select Mondays, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

April 8 & 22, May 13, Jun. 10 & 24

This spring, the Library will be holding an informal meetup every 2nd and 4th Monday (unless otherwise noted), from 6:30-7:30pm, where knitting and crocheting enthusiasts can come together, socialize, share tips, and work on projects together.

Please keep in mind that while this meetup will provide a supportive space for knitting and crocheting, it will be self-led, and guided instructions and supplies will not be provided at this time. Walk-ins welcome.

Click here to RSVP

Vet2Vet Coffee Hour

Fridays, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

April 5, 12, 19 & 26

Organized in collaboration with Vet2Vet of Ulster County and the Hudson Valley Center for Veteran Reintegration (HVNCVR), this Veteran Coffee Hour aims to provide a safe and welcoming space for veterans to connect, share experiences, and find support. Whether recently discharged or a seasoned veteran, all are welcome to attend and engage in meaningful conversations over a cup of coffee.

Registration is not required. Walk-ins welcome.

The World Famous

Mount Beacon Incline Railway

Thursday, April 11, 7:00 p.m.

Click here to RSVP

Starting from its grand opening in 1902, the Mount Beacon Incline Railway brought passengers to the top of Mount Beacon, and was billed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World,” at its height of popularity during the early 20th century. The railway ferried passengers to the Beaconcrest Hotel, as well as to homes, businesses and the mountain’s popular casino atop of Mount Beacon, until the 1970s.

Join us at the Library, as Beacon Historical Society President Denise VanBuren, presents on the history of Beacon’s incline railway. Walk-ins welcome.

Getting Your Garden Ready

Thursday, April 18, 7:00 p.m.

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Join us at the Library as Master Gardeners from the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ulster County, Skip and Diane Carlson, host a lively discussion on growing a garden in the Hudson Valley. Topics covered during this presentation will include how to read a seed packet; selecting what to grow; growing your own plants and starting seedlings; garden preparation – selecting a plot, till/no-till, soil preparation, planting; extending the season; and the effects of climate change and how to mitigate it in your garden. Walk-ins welcome.

Book Club

Wednesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend Book Club! During April's meeting, Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus will be discussed. Copies are available for check-out at the circulation desk.

Registration is required only if you wish to attend virtually, or would like to be contacted in the event of cancelation.

Click here to register

Save the Date:

The Friends of the Marlboro Free Library's 6th Annual

Tea Party Fundraiser

Saturday, May 4, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

at Stoutridge Distillery & Winery

The Friends of the Marlboro Library will be holding their sixth annual tea party fundraiser at Stoutridge Distillery & Winery, on Saturday, May 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy the charms of a bygone era and join us for tea, light refreshments, music, raffles and conversation. A ticket to this event makes a wonderful Mother’s Day gift!  Proceeds will go towards future Library programs.

 Tickets for the tea are $25 dollars each and are available for purchase at the circulation desk. Fancy hats are encouraged!

Local History Trivia Night at Brix

Wednesday, May 8, 6:00pm

(Doors open at 5:30pm)

Join us on Wednesday, May 8 for the Marlboro Library’s Local History Trivia Night hosted by Brix Gastropub! Organized by the Marlboro Library, this is an entertaining night for the community! Test your knowledge of our town with a range of super easy to nearly impossible questions and a few in-between. Food and drinks will be available for purchase during the event. The winning team will receive a gift card to Brix, which can be used any time.

Please note: Attendees are encouraged to arrive when doors open for the event at 5:30pm to get settled and place orders. Trivia will begin at 6:00pm.

To be notified of updates or cancellations, RSVP for this event at An RSVP with the Library does not constitute a reservation at Brix.

Table reservations can be made by calling Brix at 845-236-9981. Tables are first-come, first-serve.

Brix Gastropub is located at 1 King Street, in Marlboro.

Click here to RSVP
Youth Programs
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Teen Advisory Board

Tuesday, April 2, 5:30–6:30 p.m.

For grades 6-12.

Join TAB! This is a great opportunity to bring your ideas to the Library! You’ll get to design library programs, community service projects, and make a positive impact! Gain community service hours while having fun. Pizza will be served.

Registration required. To register, contact Tessa at:

Comic Book Club

Wednesday, April 10, 4:30–5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays (4/10 & 5/8),

4:30-5:00 p.m.

For grades 3-5.

Each session we’ll discuss a graphic novel with some yummy snacks!

Caveboy Dave by Aaron Reynolds and Phil McAndrew will be our April selection!

Registration required. Register once for all sessions.

Click here to register


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