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Great Teen Socially Distant Scavenger Hunt!

March 23 @ 8:00 am - March 29 @ 12:00 pm
Scavenger Hunt - websiteJoin us, as we go absolutely nowhere for this scavenger hunt! Teens age 12-18 can submit photos or videos of the clues provided in our online form for the chance to win a prize! Use your creativity, sense of humor, and originality to score the most points! A Google account is required to make submissions. For full rules and information, visit https://docs.google.com/document/d/10SLomBqxaNnizQUuOYBKiWUUMe4zIOlvDvBsKLHu09g/edit?usp=sharing Submissions can be made here: https://forms.gle/bF49d81f7RUhTiJYA For questions, feel free to email our Teen Librarian at Matthew.Pavloff@kinderhooklibrary.org..Read More

Family Film Festival: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


midsummerOne of the first adaptations of the Shakespeare comedy, this film will conclude the 28 year run of the Family Film Festival. Don't miss it!   Dan Schoonover's Family Film Festival heads into its new season with 16mm films from the collection of the late Raymond and Jean Schoonover of New York City. Classic movies will be shown most months between October and April and homemade popcorn and other light refreshments will be served. Admission is free. For more information, please call (518) 758-7244...Read More

Fiber Nights @ Your Library

April 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
knit8Cancelled Join fellow fiberists, fiberistas, and fiberxes for a night of knit, crochet, stitch, spin, felt and any other flavor of manipulating fiber. Come to learn, come to play, come to unwind. We'll have some spare supplies on hand if you want to show up and try it out! No fee, no registration required...Read More

Travelogue: Mountain Gorillas & Golden Monkeys

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
WendySpielmannPostponed Join us as Friend of the Library Wendy Power Spielmann shares experiences from her recent travels to Uganda, Rwanda, and Qatar. Her talk will feature pictures of her close encounters with endangered mountain gorillas! In honor of Earth Day, she will also discuss Rwanda’s success in completely eliminating roadside trash throughout the beautiful country. Stick around around this travelogue for an art show reception, featuring nature photography by Gary Spielmann from all over the world!Gorillas..Read More

Wild by Nature: Images Near and Far

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gary Photo Show2   Postponed Join us for a photo exhibition opening in honor of Earth Day! Board President and photographer Gary Spielmann has compiled an exhibit of his nature photography, featuring a selection of animals and landscapes from 19 countries and 18 national parks and wildlife refuges. Subjects range from African lions to birds of prey; from polar bears to chameleons. The photos illustrate the beauty of landscape, while revealing the diverse habitats of plants and animals on mother earth...Read More