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7th Annual Seed Swap

Transition Catskills presents the 7th Annual Seed Swap. This countywide seed swap is on until June 1, 2021 at The Roxbury Library Association. Bring your extra seeds to the library and pick up something new to grow in your garden.

Roxbury Library’s 2021 Limited Reopening Hours

Starting on Monday, March 1, 2021, the Roxbury Library will reopen its doors on a limited basis and will also be offering curbside service, as requested by individual patrons.

Following state-mandated COVID-19 protocols, including the wearing of face masks and the practicing of social distancing, the Roxbury Library’s weekly open hours, beginning March 1st, will be as follows:

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon.

The Library Staff recommends calling (607)-326-7901 in advance of each visit to verify that the library is open and requests that individuals with fever, cough, and other symptoms of illness refrain from visiting the library.

The Roxbury Library Association’s volunteer Thrift Shoppe Staff will only be accepting donations when the library is open.

Roxbury Library February 2021 Hours

As a deterrent to the local spread of COVID-19, the Roxbury Library Association is restricting the Roxbury Library’s open hours to Mondays: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, for CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY, during the month of February 2021. Please call (607)-326-7901 or email frontdesk@roxburylibraryonline.org to arrange for curbside pickup of books and audiovisual items.

During the month of February 2021, the RLA Thrift Shoppe will be open on Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, on a BY-APPOINTMENT-ONLY basis. Please call (607)-326-7901 to make a Wednesday morning appointment. To make an appointment on another day, please call (607)-326-7901 or email dian@roxburylibraryonline.org, and the library staff will arrange a mutually convenient time for a visit to the RLA Thrift Shoppe.

Please note that the Roxbury Library Association cannot accept donations of any kind during the month of February 2021.

The Roxbury Library Association regrets any inconvenience caused by the Roxbury Library’s limited COVID-19 hours.

Contact Person: Dian Seiler, Director
Roxbury Library Telephone and Fax: (607)-326-7901

Roxbury Library January 2021 COVID-19 Closing

As a preemptive measure to deter the local spread of COVID-19, the Roxbury Library Association (RLA) is restricting Roxbury Library services to curbside pickups only on Mondays, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, throughout the month of January 2021. Please call (607)-326-7901 or email frontdesk@roxburylibraryonline.org to request curbside pickup of books, magazines, ACD’s, and DVD’s, as well as items ordered online through the Four County Library System interlibrary loan services to member libraries.

Beginning Monday, February 1, 2021, the Roxbury Library Association tentatively plans to restore RLA Thrift Shoppe visits on a by-appointment only-basis, through voicemail or email requests.

Please direct questions about the Roxbury Library’s COVID-19 closing to Dian Seiler, Director, Roxbury Library, or Mary Jean Scudder, Clerk, Roxbury Library, at (607)-326-7901. Please note that the RLA cannot accept donations of any kind during the library’s COVID-19 closing.

The Roxbury Library Association Board of Trustees and the Roxbury Library Staff appreciate the public’s patronage of the Roxbury Library and regret any inconvenience caused by the library’s COVID-19 closing.

RLA’s Tree For the Roxbury Tree Contest

Roxbury Library Association’s tree created by Abbie Wendell for Roxbury’s “Make a Tree out of Recycled/Repurposed Materials” Contest on December 19th, 2020. Photo by Mary Jean Scudder.

2020 Roxbury Library Association Annual Holiday Bazaar Shopping Festivities

Holiday Bazaar 2020

From Monday, November 9, 2020, through Monday, December 21, 2020, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, the Roxbury Roxbury Library Association will be offering its Annual Holiday Bazaar shopping festivities at the Roxbury¬† Library. The RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar will offer holiday shoppers the opportunity to purchase quality RLA Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ROXBURY, and 2020 RLA twin-size “Susan’s Squares” and “Little Carolina” quilt raffle tickets at $1.00 per ticket or at $5.00 for 6 tickets.

On every Saturday from November 14th through December 19th, the RLA welcomes the children of Roxbury and neighboring communities to leave letters for Santa at the library’s circulation desk and to select one of Santa’s holiday gifts.

The RLA quilt raffle drawing for the 2020 twin-size RLA “Susan’s Squares” and “Little Carolina” quilts, expertly handcrafted by the Roxbury Library Quilters, will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the Roxbury Library on Saturday, December 5th.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For further information about the 2020 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar shopping festivities, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or Roxbury Library Clerk Mary Jean Scudder at (607)-326-7901.

The RLA Thrift Shoppe Volunteer Staff and the Roxbury Library Staff welcome donations of new or gently used gift items to the 2020 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

The RLA requests that all Roxbury Library holiday visitors observe state-mandated COVID-19 protocols, including the wearing of facial coverings and the practicing of social distancing.

Latest Updates


Our new hours are:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. 10 a.m. - 12 noon


When you visit:

  • Please wear a mask.

  • Please practice social distancing.

  • If you are sick, please visit another time.

  • Curbside service is available upon request.

It is recommended that you call the library in advance of each visit to verify that the library is open. Our number is (607) 326-7901.

Thank you for understanding and for your cooperation.

Be well and stay safe!


Notary Public Service:

Please call ahead (607) 326-7901 to make sure the Notary Public is available.


Free Wifi is available at the Library.

2019 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar

On Saturday, December 7, 2019, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., the Roxbury Library Association will hold its Annual Holiday Bazaar at the Roxbury Library. The RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar will offer holiday shoppers the opportunity to purchase quality RLA Thrift Shoppe merchandise, Irma Mae Griffin’s HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ROXBURY, and 2019 RLA “Flowers on the Square” quilt raffle tickets at $1.00 per ticket or at $5.00 for 6 tickets.

Santa will be visiting the Roxbury Library from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon with holiday gifts for the children of Roxbury and neighboring communities.

The RLA quilt raffle drawing for the 2019 RLA “Flowers on the Square” quilt, expertly handcrafted by the Roxbury Library Quilters, will take place at 1:30 p.m., directly following the 2019 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.

For further information about the 2019 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar, please contact Roxbury Library Director Dian Seiler or the Roxbury Library Clerical Staff, Helen Faraci or Mary Jean Scudder or Barbara Vigna, at (607)-326-7901.

The RLA Thrift Shoppe Volunteer Staff and the Roxbury Library Staff welcome donations of new or gently used gift items to the 2019 RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

Photos from the 2019 Adult Reading and Discussion Program

July 2019 Summer Reading Program “A Universe of Stories” at the Roxbury Library

The Roxbury Library Association (RLA) welcomes students in grades 1 through 7 to the July 2019 Summer Reading Program, which will extend from July 1st through July 31st, with session leaders Lorrayne Bolger, Carol Meckes, and Amy Royal. Featuring the NYS 2019 SRP theme “A Universe of Stories,” sessions for the RLA 2019 SRP will take place at the Roxbury Library on three weekdays per week, throughout the month of July 2019.

For the exact schedule of age-specific sessions for the RLA 2019 SRP, please contact RLA Summer Reading Program Coordinator Lorrayne Bolger at (607)-326-4957. The July 2019 SRP Session Calendar will also be available at the Roxbury Library circulation desk.

Located at 53742 State Highway 30, the Roxbury Library is directly opposite the town’s United Methodist Church on Main Street.