Children's Librarian

Our dear friend Amy Thiel will be moving on to a new job and leaving her position as Kinderhook Library Youth Services Coordinator at the end of this month. From “Take Your Child to the Library Day” to “BIG Truck Day”, Miss Amy brought innovation, teamwork, laughter and fun to the library. On behalf everyone at the library, we say: “You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting.

Book Crafts!

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It's sad, but true: not all of our books here last forever. Pages fall out, kids draw in them, or they start to crumble with age. Fortunately, we'll be learning how to up-cycle our old books into awesome crafts! Book sculptures, decorations...we'll give some of our old books a new life.

The Hunger Games: Do YOU have what it takes?

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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Test yourself against your peers by competing in challenges that test your skills, intelligence, ingenuity, and strength. Registration is required and the program will begin at noon sharp, so plan on arriving a few minutes beforehand, and be dressed to get messy and run around.

OKtoberfest: R.S.V.P. by 9/16!

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

The Library's 5th Annual OKtoberfest will take place on Saturday, September 27, from 4-7pm in the library's back yard. Last year we had over 170 people in attendance and raised over $5000 for the library. We're hoping to grow those numbers this year and have some fun while we do, so join us! We're excited for the return of our caterer, Georgia Ray's Kitchen. Tickets for adults are $30 and include a meal full of delicious German delicacies. Each adult ticket also comes with two drink tickets and an entry into the door prize giveaway! Kids' meals are available for $7. Please R.S.V.P. no later than September 16th!

Battle of the Books

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Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 9:00am

Our Battle of the Books team, Miss Amy's Library for Peculiar Children, competes in the annual competition at Columbia-Greene Community College on September 6. The Battle is a trivia-based competition based on eight books that the team read over the summer.

Friends Fall Book Sale

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00am

The Friends Book Sale under the big tent will offer a wider selection and easier browsing. Our generous patron donations have been carefully selected and sorted. Support library programs and stock up on your fall reading. Return on Sunday, September 14 at 10a.m. for even greater bargains by donation. In order to expand the sale, the Friends will not offer tag-sale spaces this year.

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