Paws to Read to Wilson

First Tuesday of Every Month 5:00pm – 6:00pm (Starting December 3,2019)

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.

Adult Craft: Holiday Ribbon Wreath


New Date: Tuesday, December 10th, 6:00pm

Come to the library and create a beautiful holiday wreath!

Still a few spots left – call the library to register.


Free for Adults 18+. All materials included.

Preschool Story Time: The Snowy Day

Thursday, December 12, 2019 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm

For preschoolers, age 3-6. Who’s ready for snow? Join us as we read The Snowy Day: the classic 1962 Caldecott award winning book by Ezra Jack Keats. We will make our own snow for a craft and enjoy warm cocoa and a snack.

Takes place in the East Room. Parents should plan to stay to assist with the craft.

Ages 3-6, drop ins are welcome

Abe Ovadia: Jazz Guitar

Friday, December 13th, 6:00pm

Join us at the Library for a performance by jazz guitarist Abe Ovadia accompanied on bass by Joe Peterson.


Nailed It! Holiday Edition

Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Join us at the Tivoli Free Library for this fun event based on the popular Netflix series!

Put your creativity to the test as you recreate a festive holiday gingerbread house in the given time, exactly like the inspiration. The baker with the house that most resembles the original has NAILED IT! FREE.

Takes place in the East Wing. **Note: nut ingredients may be used.

Ages 8 and up. Space is limited, must sign up.


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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: