Welcome to the Kinderhook Memorial Library.

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Build a Better ?????: Mystery Challenges

July 28 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
stemNothing like the unknown, eh? Grease the cogs in your mind with these unique STEM challenges! We'll be building, but what we use, what we build, and what we get in the end are all mysteries! This program is great for teens who enjoy Odyssey of the Mind or Science Olympiad. Immediately following our Teen Advisory Board meeting...Read More

One World, Many Rhythms: Caprice Rouge

July 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
caprice-rouge-quintetCaprice Rouge, an acoustic ensemble from the Mid-Hudson Valley, will entertain us with Balkan, Roma-Gypsy, and Klezmer dance tunes! The group performs on traditional instruments including accordion, violin, clarinets, and percussion...Read More

Let’s Build Something!

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
craftsWhat do you think you can make with just some paper tubes and tape? A marble run, perhaps? Or how about a bridge jsing clothespins, paper clips, and popsicle sticks? If you are up for the challenge, then come on over and let's build something! Older kids can work by themselves or in groups, and families are welcome to help their little ones and build together! Save Save Save..Read More

Storytime on the Loose

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
IMG_2773We are heading up to the Village Hall for storytime on Wednesday mornings! Now, we will have much more space to dance around with bubbles and run under the parachute. There will also be a puppet theater, blocks, musical instruments, and other fun stuff to play with after storytime. The structured part of the program happens in the first 30 minutes. Afterwards, children and their caregivers can stay and play for the remainder of the time Save Save Save Save..Read More

Magic Tree house Party!

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
magic treeCan you believe that we have been enjoying the time-traveling adventures of Jack and Annie for 25 years now? Please join us for a 25th anniversary celebration of this beloved series! We will have plenty of activities and crafts to please even the youngest fan. Plus, you can enter to win a copy of the newest book in the series, A Big Day for Baseball!magic baseball..Read More