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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

Andrew Zink

Dates of Board and Committee Meetings

January  13th

February  10th

March  10th

April  14th

May  12th 

June  9th

July  14th

August  11th

September  8th

October  13th

November 10th

December 8th

Committee Meeting Schedule:

Facilities:    First Tuesday at 6:00 pm

Outreach:   NEW Second Monday at 4:30 pm

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).