Mini Renaissance Faire

October 1 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Here ye! Here ye! Ye Olde Kinderhook Library cordially invites you to our second annual Renaissance Faire! This year, we are pleased to announce a lineup of free, new programs, including:
  • Axe Throwing by The Lazy Axe
  • Classical Lute Performance by Andrew Rutherford
  • Birds of Prey demonstrations by Whispering Willow Wild Care
  • Tarot Readings by Prudence
  • Swordfight Demonstrations from The Wayfinder Experience
Grad a snack while you're out: Del's Roadside Creamery, Pieconic, and Trixie Starr will have treats for sale! We'll also have face painting, crafts for kids, and a costume contest!   We cannot wait to see you at the fair!..Read More

Paranormal Town Hall with the Unknown Paranormal Society!

October 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We want to believe! And more importantly, we want YOU to believe! Join the Unknown Paranormal Society for their second town hall discussion forum for your chance to talk about, and hear about others', experiences with the paranormal and unexplained. This is a free event and open to the public!..Read More

Energy Efficiency for Your Home!

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us at the Stuyvesant Town Hall to learn about energy efficiency and heat pumps as well as NYS energy grants, financing, rebates, and incentives! Nearly any house can be made more energy efficient. With new technology and state financing, energy saving improvements may be more feasible than you think. Co-sponsored by the Stuyvesant Climate Smart Community Task Force...Read More

The Right to Read Film Screening and Discussion

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Reading is fundamentally tied to success in American society. But why are rates of illiteracy so high in our country today, with estimates showing that up to 54% of adults today read at or below a sixth-grade level? How do poverty and race impact illiteracy, and what can be done to address these issues? The film The Right to Read addresses and attempts to answer these questions. Following Kareem Weaver, an NAACP activist, Sabrina Causey, a first-grade teacher, and two families in Oakland, MD, this documentary explores the root causes of illiteracy and highlights the long-lasting, even generational, impact that it has. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion amongst attendees. Light refreshments will be served. ..Read More

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