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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Book Talks with AnnaLee: Unboxing – New Non-Fiction!

February 22 - February 28
In Part 2 of her latest unboxing, AnnaLee shares a ton of brand new non-fiction books available at our library! Check them out and request your favorites for curbside pick-up. From biographies to lesser-known pieces of history, your newest read is waiting for you! ..Read More

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.

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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

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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