Welcome to the Kinderhook Memorial Library.

Our mission is to connect our patrons with information – traditional and new media. Now, more than ever, libraries are becoming community centers, gathering spaces, and places not only for learning, but also for entertainment. The links above will orient you to our innovative programming and services.

 *The Library is making appointments for book browsing and computer use. To make an appointment, please call the Library at 518-758-6192. We will continue Curbside Pickup as well. Please visit this page for pickup procedures. Check this website or our Facebook page for updates.*


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The Great Teen Socially-Distant Scavenger Hunt: Part 2!

May 7 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm
We're bringing back our socially-distant scavenger hunt for all kids age 12-18! Using your ingenuity, creativity, and imagination, find or make the items on our list and upload them before time is up! Check out our intro video below for more information, and use the submission form here to upload your submissions when you're done. The list of clues is posted below. Happy Hunting! You can also send submissions to kinderhooklibraryinfo@gmail.com.         [embeddoc url="http://kinderhooklibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Socially-Distant-Scavenger-Hunt-2-clues.pdf" download="all"]..Read More

Book Talks with AnnaLee: Meatless Mondays

May 10 - May 16
The library is partnering with the Kinderhook Climate Smart Task Force to host our 2nd annual Meatless Mondays challenge, which runs from May 15 - June 30, 2021. Meatless Monday is a global movement that encourages people to reduce meat in their diet for their health and the health of the planet. To help you take the plunge, AnnaLee has a bunch of vegetarian and flexitarian cookbooks with delicious recipes for you to try! To learn more and register for the challenge, visit: http://kinderhooklibrary.org/event/meatless-mondays-returns/ ..Read More

Library Board Meeting

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
If you would like to attend our monthly meeting of the Library board virtually, please send us an email at info@kinderhooklibrary.org for an invitation link from us using the GoToMeeting platform. The meetings are open to the public, and anyone is welcome to join...Read More

Cooking with Michele

May 13 - May 20
dyad Our friend and neighbor Michele from Dyad is back for another cooking lesson! We're cooking up something comforting and delicious to share with the special people in our lives. Check here on May 13th for the video!    ..Read More