The D.R. Evarts Library is located on the corner of Second and North Church Street in the Village of Athens.
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Contact Us:

D.R. Evarts Library
80 Second Street
Athens, NY 12015
Phone 518-945-1417
Fax 518-945-1725

About the Library:

The mission of the D. R. Evarts Library is to provide access to a variety of materials and services, which help to meet the educational, informational, and recreational needs of the members of the community.

Board-approved policies that govern library operations are available to the public by making a request at the Circulation Desk.

Board of Trustees:

Kathy Jackson (President), Nora Adelman (Vice President), Barbara Iraci (Secretary), Michael Pirrone (Financial Officer),  Katherine Montague, Sandra Miller,  Christine St Onge, Jeff Strockbine.

Board of Trustees meetings are held at the library on the second Tuesday of each month starting at 7:00pm unless otherwise noted.  Our next meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 14th. 

*** A special Board meeting will take place on 26th at 7pm to discuss phased reopening plans, policies and procedures.  The meeting will take place remotely.  Use the following link from a device or computer.

Join remote May 26th 2020 Board meeting

If joining by phone, +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
Meeting ID: 813 1208 0090

Library Board Meeting Agenda

Board meeting agenda

Library Director:

Mary-Jo Cords, Interim Director

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are welcome!  Call or stop by the library to find out how you can best help our Library.


To donate to the library, please contact us or use the Donate Button on the right.

The library is currently seeking financial donations to help with our Ramp Up the Evarts Capital Campaign.  Our address is: 80 Second St Athens, NY 12015.

2018 Annual Report to the Community

Click the link above to see a statistical summary of our library programs and services offered and a financial summary.