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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Early Readers Book Club w/ The Valatie Free Library!

January 10 @ 8:00 am - January 29 @ 5:00 pm
We're teaming up with our neighbors the Valatie Free Library to bring you our first ever Early Readers Book Club! Intended for kids from preschool to grade 2, you'll get your very own copy of the book, a folder filled with related activities, a take-home craft, and access to a special video read-along. Participants will receive a prize for their efforts! Registration is required, so be sure to fill out the form below!  ..Read More

Book Talks with AnnaLee: New Year’s Resolutions

January 11 - January 17
What if we decided to start the new year by focusing on being our most authentic selves? AnnaLee has some great book suggestions if you're looking to improve your happiness and mental well-being in the new year, and become more comfortable in the skin you're in. Let's kick off 2021 on the right foot, and spend time and effort on those things that really matter in the long run! ..Read More

Financial Planning for Retirement: An Interactive Series

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Start the New Year with the information you need to help make informed retirement decisions. The Kinderhook Library invites you to a 4-week, interactive series to help you navigate retirement, led by local resident and Certified Financial Planner Marisa Rothstein. To join any/all of the live workshops, email us at info@kinderhooklibrary.org or sign up below! Unable to attend? No worries--we'll be recording the classes and posting them on our YouTube channel later!  
January 9 When to Claim Social Security- What is the optimal age to begin claiming benefits, given your unique set of circumstances? January 16 Managing Savings and Investments- How do you manage assets to meet your needs when you no longer have new income sources?
January 23 How to Pay for Health Care Costs- How do you project and pay for health care costs during retirement? January 30 Protecting Yourself from Fraud- What steps should you take to guard yourself from Fraud? How can you manage your public information to minimize exposure?
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Take-Home Craft for Adults: Paper Bowls

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Why should kids have all the crafting fun? Register to pick up your crafting kit with all of the necessary supplies throughout the month of January. You'll receive a link to join the online session if you like, or you can complete the craft on your own! This set contains all of the necessary materials to create three different sized paper bowls. Kits are limited, so be sure to sign up today! ..Read More

Financial Planning for Retirement: An Interactive Series

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Start the New Year with the information you need to help make informed retirement decisions. The Kinderhook Library invites you to a 4-week, interactive series to help you navigate retirement, led by local resident and Certified Financial Planner Marisa Rothstein. To join any/all of the live workshops, email us at info@kinderhooklibrary.org or sign up below! Unable to attend? No worries--we'll be recording the classes and posting them on our YouTube channel later!  
January 9 When to Claim Social Security- What is the optimal age to begin claiming benefits, given your unique set of circumstances? January 16 Managing Savings and Investments- How do you manage assets to meet your needs when you no longer have new income sources?
January 23 How to Pay for Health Care Costs- How do you project and pay for health care costs during retirement? January 30 Protecting Yourself from Fraud- What steps should you take to guard yourself from Fraud? How can you manage your public information to minimize exposure?
     ..Read More