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.*


Lib card button

Adjust Text Size

Click the icons below to explore our wide selection of e-resources!







Library elf 1

Author Talk: Eileen Bluestone Sherman

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  Join us for a fantastic presentation by Emmy-winning author Eileen Bluestone Sherman! Eileen will be discussing her new novel The Violin Players, a YA romance that explores anti-semitism in a small town, as well as her career as a writer and Grammy Voter. Borrow a copy of The Violin Players from the Library ahead of time here if you can!

Check back here soon for the link to join this online program.

..Read More

Nerd Night: Show Off Your Stuff!

March 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
We're bringing our Nerd Nights online! Come geek our with friends and show off your nerdy collections--your original Atari, collection of Funko Pops, ComiCon costume, whatever! And all from the comfort of your home (so you don't have to worry about grimy fingers touching your precious One Ring).

Please join my Nerd Night from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/720768957

..Read More

Middle Grade Book Club w/ The Valatie Free Library!

March 8 @ 8:00 am - March 13 @ 5:00 pm
We're teaming up with our neighbors the Valatie Free Library to bring you our first ever Middle Grade Book Club! Intended for kidsin grades 4-6, you'll get your very own copy of the book, extension activities, and a take-home craft! Participants will receive a prize for their efforts. Registration is required, so sign up below! ..Read More

Take-Home Craft for Adults: Beginner Embroidery

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Who knew that stabbing things with sharp objects could result in such beauty? Register to pick up your crafting kit with all of the necessary supplies throughout the month of March. You'll receive a link to join the online session if you like, or you can complete the craft on your own! This pattern of flowers, leaves, and a butterfly will bring you a much needed breath of spring. Kits are limited, so be sure to sign up today! ..Read More