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.


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Summer Reading Sign-Ups

July 1 - August 23
Starting July 1, come down to the library to sign up for Summer Reading! You will receive your Summer Reading 2022 Kit which includes reading logs, a hiking passport, the village wide scavenger hunt, summer reading bingo cards and more! Start reading and earning raffle tickets for prizes this summer! Sign ups right through August 23rd. ..Read More

Animal MONTHS- Sharks!

August 1 - August 31
You heard that correctly! For all of Summer Reading, we'll be celebrated ocean-themed Animal Weeks for the entire MONTH! For July we will be featuring the gentle giants of the ocean- whales! ! For each month we will have a rotating display of books, "Did You Know?" facts and animals hidden around for you to find as well as a drop in craft. Use the checklist to see how many of our animal themed activities you can complete to win a prize!..Read More

Teen Take & Make – Starfish Rice Pack

August 2 - August 31
starfishSew your own starfish rice pack with this beginner friendly DIY for teens!  Cool down by keeping your finished starfish in the freezer, or pop it in the microwave for a heat pack to relax.  Available starting August 2nd while supplies last.  First come, first serve!..Read More

Tie-Dye Party

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We will have TONS of colors and supplies on hand to make all of your funky Tie-Dye dreams come true! Bring one or more pieces of white cotton clothing to twist, fold, and make one of a kind creations with our Tie-Dye stations! Instructions for different kinds of patterns, rubber bands, and plastic baggies for transporting your dyed goods home will be provided! This program is for all ages. ..Read More

LGBTQool Kids

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
lgbtqool kids of columbia countyWe're so glad to be a meeting spot for the LGBTQool Kids of Columbia County!  All LGBTQIA+ youth and allies are welcome at the monthly meetings, where they'll discuss current issues, share resources, and plan community events.  Plus: snacks, games, and crafts!..Read More