Book Groups

Unless stated otherwise, all book clubs are currently meeting online. You can register for the Zoom information for clubs by going to our calendar.


All are welcome to attend any of our book clubs. The library sets aside copies for most of book club’s titles by the circulation desk. If you have any questions, please call the Reference Desk at (845) 634-4997 x125.


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New members are welcome. This group usually meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:15 PM.


Contact Joe Barbieri  at [email protected]

Talk about local history selections!

January 21- Hauntings of the Hudson River Valley: An Investigative Journey by Vincent T. Dacquino (available in print and on Hoopla)
February 8-  Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto (available in print and Hoopla)

He Said/She Said (Memoirs)

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This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. New members always welcome! Led by a New City Library librarian. 

In Other Worlds (Speculative Fiction)

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Contact: Librarian Karen Ostertag at 634-4997 x128 or [email protected]

On Hiatus.

Investigating Mysteries

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This group meets the 4th Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. 

Contact: Librarian Nancy Moskowitz at 845-634-4997, ext. 140 or [email protected]

Rise and Read

For early risers! Join us as we gather at 10 AM, every fourth Thursday morning to read a wide variety of books.

Meet Outside on the patio!

January 28- Please Stop Laughing at Me by Jodee Blanco (available in print)
February 25- Valentine by Tom Savage (available in print and on Overdrive)

Teen Book Discussions

Contact: Teen Librarian Mary Phillips at 634-4997 x137 or [email protected] 

Facts (Non-Fiction)

Meets 3rd Wednesday monthly at 2:00 PM

January 20- The Body by Bill Bryson (copies available in print or on Overdrive)
February 17- Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War by Nathaniel Fhilbrick opies available in print or on Overdrive)