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Library Hours and Closings

Library Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

2023 Closings:

January 1 – New Year’s Day
Monday, January 16 – Martin Luther King, Jr.
Monday, February 20 – Presidents Day
April 7 – Good Friday, Closing at 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 & Monday, May 29 – Memorial Day Weekend
Monday, June 19 (For Juneteenth)
Tuesday, July 4 – Independence Day Observance
Saturday, September 2 & Monday, September 4 – Labor Day Weekend
Monday, October 9 – Columbus Day
Monday, November 13 – Veterans Day (Observed)
Thursday, November 23, & Friday, November 24 – Thanksgiving
Monday, December 25 – Christmas Day
Monday, January 1, 2024

​Traveling North on Rt. 208 (from I-84), turn left on Scofield St., up a steep hill and down, the library is about 3 blocks on the left.

Traveling West on Rt. 52 Main St. (from Newburgh), turn left on Orchard St. (1st street after the traffic light), you will be facing the library entrance (about one block down Orchard).

The library/police station/municipal building are located in a triangle formed by Scofield, Orchard, and Walnut Streets.

Contact Info

Ginny Neidermier, Library Director
Beth Balogh, Children’s Services
Abby WIlliams, Teen Services

Phone: (845) 778-7621
Fax: (845) 778-1946

December Calendar


Holiday Tea Party

Kids Art Club

Cocoa and Cookies

Polymer Clay Snoman

Family Holiday Movie

Washbourne House

Collecting Mittens

The Josephine-Louise Public Library is a member of the Ramapo-Catskill Library System (RCLS). The JLPL Catalog is accessible through the RCLS portal. Clicking on the links below will bring you to our page on RCLS. Simply click the logo at the top of their page to return here.

Access The Main Collection

eBook Collection

As a member of the Ramapo-Catskill Library System, the JLPL has access to many online resources and databases including Magazines, Encyclopedias, Language Aids and Genealogy Tools. Access to all of these resources are paid by the Library. For more information and to access the entire list of Databases, use the links below.

More Information and Access to RCLS Databases

Databases A-Z

Popular Services

Come visit us at the library to take advantage of many useful resources beyond our vast media collection. Need a library card? Museum Passes?

We also offer Faxing, Photocopies, Free WiFi, Computers to access the Internet, Designated Children’s Computers, and Out of System loans.

We even have Walden’s original newspapers online. Click Here for access to digitized content.

All these and more are available. Use the navigation bar at the top for details and access.

Staff Picks

Here are a few of our favorite books. For a bigger list of popular books, visit our RCLS Page.

This week's NYT Fiction Best Sellers List

Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros
Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros
The Exchange by John Grisham
Inheritance by Nora Roberts
Lessons In Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
The Little Liar by Mitch Albom
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride
Holly by Stephen King
Alex Cross Must Die by James Patterson
The Edge by David Baldacci
Dirty Thirty by Janet Evanovich
Resurrection Walk by Michael Connelly
The Ball At Versailles by Danielle Steel
The Secret by Lee Child and Andrew Child
Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

This week's NYT Nonfiction Best Sellers List

UNTAMED by Glennon Doyle
CASTE by Isabel Wilkerson
IS THIS ANYTHING? by Jerry Seinfeld
RAGE by Bob Woodward

Get Involved

The Josephine-Louise Public Library circulates more than 84,000 items per year to residents of the Village of Walden and many residents of the Town of Montgomery. The library receives over 61,400 visits a year, and conducts more than 40,400 reference transactions. Join us at the Library and support our goal to provide materials and services to help meet the diverse educational, professional, and recreational needs of the community.

Library Hours

Monday – Thursday: 10am-8pm
Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

5 Scofield St.
Walden, NY 12586
(845) 778-7621

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