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The mission of the Saugerties Public Library is to serve as a multi-cultural, inclusive institution dedicated to enhancing the life of every member of the Saugerties Community. It provides free access to a balanced collection of educational, cultural, informational and recreational materials and experiences in a welcoming, safe and comfortable environment.

Library Director

Jennifer Russell

Board of Trustees

President - Katie Cokinos

Vice President - Tim Scott

Secretary - Julie Misiano

Treasurer - Brian Collins

Irene Hurst

Jouette Bassler

Nina Schmidbaur

Paul Van Benschoten

Charlotte Herscher

Yosefa Karchmar

Robert Irizarry

Dates of Board and Committee Meetings

January  12th

February  9th

March  9th

April  13th

May  11th 

June  8th

July  13th

August  10th

September  14th

October  12th

November 9th

December 14th

Committee Meeting Schedule:

Facilities: First Tuesday at 6:00 pm 

Outreach: Second Monday at 4:30pm 

Policy & Personnel: Third Wednesday at 6:00 pm

Finance: Last Tuesday of the Month at 6:00 pm 

The Board of Trustees have resumed meeting in the Library’s Community Room for Committee and Board meetings.

All meetings are open to the public.

Friends of the Library

Become a member of the Friends of the Library and volunteer to help support the library. The Friends take care of the Little Free Libraries, organize a Street Fair, and host fundraising events. 


To volunteer in our building, please stop by to pick up a volunteer application or print one out below.

Alternatively, join the Friends of the Library (see above).

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