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Happy New Year from all of us at the library!

 Tofu Library cat says “Happy New Year!”
Thanks to all of you, 2017 was a wonderful year at the Town of Ulster Library. We want to thank you for your participation in our strategic planning process so far and for your understanding of and commitment to your community.
Whether you just stop in to use the computers, pick up a book, attend story hour with your littles or volunteer with us at the library – it’s YOUR library and it’s all of YOU that make it a super space … and one in which people of all different walks of life can share!
The library is closed on New Year’s Day, but we reopen Tuesday at noon. See you soon!

How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Okay, so you decorated a beautiful Christmas tree, and everybody loved it. But what do you do with it after Christmas? It’d be a waste to just throw it away. Why not see if you can recycle it?

Earth911 has some great resources on how to do exactly that! Here is a general overview of the process, and here is a more in-depth five-step overview to “treecycling,” including tips on what to do if your sanitation services don’t participate in tree recycling.

Library will close early today, 12/22 at 2pm

Owing to a wintery forecast for this afternoon, the library will close early today, 12/22 at 2pm. We wish you a safe and happy weekend!

Improve your Google-Fu

The secret to getting what to what you need on the internet is a good search. Luckily, Google has some tips and tricks to make searching easier!

Want to know where an image came from? Try reverse image searching.

Do you only want to see results from a certain website, or exclude certain words from your results? Google has a list of Search Operators to help you with that.

Want to filter your results even further? try these tips out. 

You can find all these tips and more on google’s official webpage.

Happy searching!


The Library will be closed on Saturday, December 23rd and Monday, December 25th in observance of the holiday.

We will re-open on Tuesday, December 26th at 12pm. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Food Donation Box

Please donate non-perishable food items through Monday, December 18th. We will deliver the items to People’s Place in Kingston. The children from the Town of Ulster Library decorated the box. Thank you for your support.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Looking for an answer for when your relatives ask you what you want to do with your life? Thinking about a career change?

Try looking at the Occupational Outlook Handbook, powered by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics!

The Occupational Outlook Handbook has a wealth of information of various job titles, including annual pay, prerequisites, number of new jobs available in the field, and more! you can search for specific careers, or organize the information by paygrade, educational requirement, projected number of new jobs, or growth rate. It’s a great way to scout out career options.

Learn to String You Ukulele with Cally & Babs!

Lego Night, Monday, December 11th at 5:30pm

Join us for Lego Night at the Library!

Program is free and open to families of all ages. We will supply the Legos, so all you have to bring is your imagination!

Stop those pesky automated calls!

Is your phone ringing off the hook every minute of every day? Want to know how to make those annoying automated calls stop?

CTIA has you covered. They’ve got a page dedicated to keeping you informed about the best ways to keep your phone lines free. There are even links to apps you can use on your iPhone, android, blackberry, or windows device, and step by step directions for their installation and use!