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 beginning on Tuesday, October 6. 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: Native American Heritage Month

November 30 - December 6
Did you know that November is Native American Heritage Month? Join our Director AnnaLee as she offers up some reading suggestions from wonderful Native American authors that will broaden your literary horizons and keep you turning the pages! ..Read More

Teen Photo Contest Winners

December 1 @ 8:00 am - December 7 @ 12:00 pm
Congratulations to the winner's of November's Teen Photo Contest! Be sure to get your submissions in for December's contest "A Light in the Darkness"!

1st place Bella S. Grade 9 Theme: Winter is Coming

Runner-up Rebecca C. Grade 8

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Cookie Recipe Exchange & Online Baking Party

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
holiday_cookiesIf you're a fan of our cookbook club, this is the event for you! Since we can't get together to exchange cookies, let's exchange recipes. First, email or mail us your favorite cookie recipe on or before Friday, November 27. We'll combine them all into a recipe book, and make copies for all registered participants! Pick up your recipe book, choose your favorite, and join us online so we can bake and talk together, while socially distanced! Call the Library or fill out the form below to register.   ..Read More

Virtual Family Storytime

December 7 @ 8:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm
mandwaveJoin Mandy to sing some of our favorite storytime songs and dances and read a book together for the virtual edition of our popular Family Storytimes! Check back at 11am on December 10th to view the video!mandread..Read More

Online Trivia Night

December 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ameriican History trivia nightIf you miss our Trivia Nights as much as we do, you're going to love our online version! Simply register your team of up to 4 players below. Then, check your email at 4pm on Sunday, Dec. 13th for a link to participate. Answer the  questions before 5pm, and sit back while we tally your scores. The winning team will receive a $25 gift card to a local restaurant! This month's trivia theme is American History!     ..Read More