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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Builders’ Club

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
buildKids in grades K+ can come and build their best creation with the Library's collection of Legos, blocks, and Picasso Tiles. Save Save Save..Read More

Friends of the Library Preview Party

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book sale 3It's party time again! Join now or renew your Friends' membership and come to the Friends' Preview Party to enjoy light refreshments and an exclusive opportunity to purchase books before the public. Receive a free book of your choice, and attend a brief meeting at which we'll vote on our 2018-19 budget and slate of officers. We'll also officially recognize the many volunteers who donate their time and effort to help the Friends! Save..Read More

Teen Night: Fandom Friday

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
nerdcoexistWhat's YOUR fandom? You know you've got one! Whether you're a Whovian, Potterhead, Browncoat, or Trekker, come find your people at our Fandom Friday! Bring something from your fandom (a costume, prop, book, etc.) and share what makes it awesome with everyone else! Find new friends, find new fandoms, and enjoy an afternoon with fellow nerds...Read More

Read & Relax: Friends Fall Book Sale

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Book cafeThe Friends of the Library will partner again with our neighbors at St. Paul's for the Fall Book Sale at the McNary Center. The doors open at 9am Saturday with thousands of new and gently-loved books for adults and children. Bargain hunters can return on Sunday for the popular "shop by donation" sale from 1pm to 3pm. The Read & Relax cafe will open at 8:30am on Saturday, and will offer home baked specialties throughout the day. Thanks to all who have donated books to this effort, to Bonnie Shannon and the workers who make the book sale happen, and to Jeanne Leonard and the troupe of bakers who are contributing their time and talent to the bake sale...Read More

DIY Pop! Funko Figures

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
pop funkoA little cute? A little creepy? It's up to you! Teens can sign up to design and paint their own Pop! Funko Figure! Space is limited, so call the Library to reserve your spot...Read More