Important Announcements

Upcoming Programs

December 2022 Programs & Events
December Crafts & Coffee
Decorating Gingerbread Houses
Snowman Cakepops on a Stick
DIY Zine Workshop
Ongoing Programs
Chair Yoga
All Level Yoga
Mah Jongg
Qi Gong
Crafts & Coffee
Preschool Play Hour



This Week at the Library

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2023 Draft Operating Budget

The public is invited to view the library’s proposed operating budget for 2023. Comments or questions may be emailed to

Thank You, Clinton!

Thank you to all who voted in yesterday’s election! The results are in and the library budget vote proposition passed favorably! From the Dutchess County BOE website:
Yes: 1,565 (76.68%)
No: 476 (23.32%)

We are so grateful for the strong showing of community support! Thank you!

2022 Great Give Back

CCL Partnered with the Town of Clinton Food Pantry for the 2022 Great Give Back.

Luanne Panarotti & CCL’s Programming Coordinator, Leah Arnold after packing up a full trunk of donations for the food pantry!

Our library is so proud to give back to our very own local community in  this impactful way. Thank you to the amazing patrons who brought in their donations. We also collect items all year and will gladly accept any items from the GGB list we have provided.

Next Board of Trustees Meeting

The next Board of Trustees meeting will be held on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 6:30 PM in the library. The public is always welcome to attend. You may view the current board packet on our website. Please email Library Director Carol Bancroft for more information.

Won’t You Be Our Friend?


Next Meeting: TO BE SCHEDULED\

Friends support the goals and programs of the Library through advocacy, hospitality & fundraising. Learn how you can get involved with the library and our community! All are welcome!

Museum Passes Now For Checkout

We are excited to offer two new Museum Passes! You may now check out a family pass for Mass MoCA (gallery admission only for up to 2 adults and 2 children under 16) or Storm King Art Center (up to 6 people — children under 5 do not need to be counted in the total). Museum passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis, check out for 1 week, and must be picked up and returned to the CCL circulation desk.

CCL Seeks New Trustee

The Clinton Community Library has an immediate opening for a new Board of Trustees member. Residents of Clinton are invited to apply for a three-year volunteer term.

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