Upcoming Events
07/16/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
07/16/2018
2:00 PM: Movie: The Sound of Music
07/16/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
07/17/2018
10:30 AM: Tiny Tunes SRP for ages 2-3
07/17/2018
2:00 PM: Rockin' Readers SRP for ages 7-11
07/17/2018
6:30 PM: Teen Painting Party
07/18/2018
2:00 PM: Mighty Musicians for ages 4-6
07/19/2018
10:30 AM: Baby Rhyme Time for ages 0-2
07/19/2018
2:00 PM: Book Discussion: Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo
07/19/2018
6:30 PM: Rock Out with Coloring
07/21/2018
11:00 AM: Learn American Sign Language
07/23/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
07/23/2018
2:00 PM: Movie: My Fair Lady
07/23/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
07/24/2018
10:30 AM: Tiny Tunes SRP for ages 2-3
07/24/2018
2:00 PM: Rockin' Readers SRP for ages 7-11
07/24/2018
6:00 PM: Teen Talent Show
07/25/2018
2:00 PM: Mighty Musicians for ages 4-6
07/26/2018
10:30 AM: Baby Rhyme Time for ages 0-2
07/26/2018
6:00 PM: Rockin' Mosaic Flower Pot
07/26/2018
6:30 PM: Hudson Valley Knitting Group
07/30/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
07/30/2018
10:30 AM: Let's Drum
07/30/2018
2:00 PM: Movie: The Greatest Showman
07/30/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
07/31/2018
: Teen SRP Raffle Drawing
08/01/2018
2:00 PM: Mighty Musicians for ages 4-6
08/01/2018
6:30 PM: Wines That Rock
08/01/2018
7:30 PM: Library Board of Trustees meeting
08/02/2018
10:30 AM: Baby Rhyme Time for ages 0-2
08/02/2018
2:00 PM: Ice Crean Party
08/04/2018
11:00 AM: Tail Waggin' Tutors
08/06/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
08/06/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
08/06/2018
5:30 PM: Tail Waggin' Tutors
08/07/2018
4:30 PM: Lego Club for grades K-5
08/08/2018
4:30 PM: Lego Club for grades K-5
08/08/2018
4:30 PM: Art for Kids ages 5 and older
08/09/2018
10:30 AM: Baby Rhyme Time for ages 0-2
08/11/2018
11:00 AM: Learn American Sign Language
08/13/2018
9:00 AM: Mahjong Club
08/13/2018
3:00 PM: Tech Tutor
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Library History

The Josephine-Louise Public Library was founded as a circulating library club in 1896 by a group of Walden residents which included Louise Bradley, daughter of Walden's resident manufacturer and U.S. Congressman, Colonel Thomas W. Bradley. The library was chartered in 1900 by the New York State Department of Regents, and incorporated in 1910. Colonel Bradley provided funding for a centrally located village hall, with the promise of a permanent home for the library. The library moved to this permanent home - its present location at 5 Scofield Street - in 1916. It was named Josephine-Louise Public Library after Colonel Bradley's wife, Josephine and daughter, Louise. An expansion project, adding a second floor and children's area to the library, was completed in 1998.

Today, the Josephine-Louise Public Library circulates more than 84,219 items per year to residents of the Village of Walden and many residents of the Town of Montgomery. The library receives over 61,464 visits a year, and conducts more than 40,486 reference transactions. The goal of the library is to provide materials and services to help meet the diverse educational, professional, and recreational needs of the community.