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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 - Tim Scott

Vice President - Nina Schmidbaur

Secretary - Julie Misiano

Treasurer - Charlotte Herscher

Katie Cokinos

Brian Collins

Jouette Bassler

Paul Van Benschoten

Irene Hurst

Yosefa Karchmar

Robert Irizarry

Dates of Board and Committee Meetings

January  11th

February  8th

March  14th

April  11th

May  9th 

June  13th

July  11th

August  8th

September 12th

October  10th

November 14th

December 12th

Committee Meeting Schedule:

Facilities: First Tuesday at 6:00 pm 

Outreach: Fourth Monday at 5:30pm. 

Policy & Personnel: Third Wednesday at 6:00 pm Next meeting September 18th.

Finance: Last Tuesday of the Month at 6:00 pm July Meeting is canceled.

The Board of Trustees monthly board meetings are held in the Community Room. Committee meetings are often held upstairs in the Information Room. 

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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