Book Groups

If the club meets online, you can register for the Zoom information 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 7:00 PM on Zoom.

December: No meeting.
January 10:  All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai  Led by Librarian Karen Ostertag
February 14: The Sentence by Louise Erdrich Led by Head of Adult Services Brian Jennings

He Said/She Said (Memoirs)

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This group meets the first Monday of every month at 7:00 PM on Zoom. New members always welcome!

December 5: Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou
January 3*: I’m Supposed to Protect You From All This by Nadja Spiegelman
February 6: Slaves in the Family by Edward Ball
*alternate date due to holiday

Investigating Mysteries

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

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

December 19*: A Man Named Doll by Jonathan Ames
January 23: Chat with local mystery author Jeanne Quigley
February 27: Past Crimes by Glen Erik Hamilton

*alternate date due to holiday

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. Meetings will take place at Atria Senior Living at 269 N. Main Street in New City.

December 1*: A Wolf at the Table: A Memoir of My Father by Augusten Burroughs
December 22: The Five Wounds by Kirstin Valdez Quade
January 26: The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
February 23: That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam
*alternate date due to holiday

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 at New City Library Express and on Zoom

December: No Meeting
January 18: The Nineties by Chuck Klosterman
February 15: Buzz, Sting, Bite by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson