Who We Are We are friendly people of all ages who love the Kinderhook Memorial Library and recognize its importance to our community. Friends give a voice to the message that accessbile library services are a necessity in our community.
What We Do We share our time and talents to enhance the programs and services of the library. Our volunteer services free up tax dollars for other library needs. We also:
Raise funds to supplement library resources
Plan and sponsor special programs and events
Promote the use and enjoyment of the library
Lend our hands to help maintain the library and the library grounds
Assist with library mailings
Want to Make a Difference at KML?
JOIN NOW Complete the membership form and send it in with your check made payable to the Friends of the Kinderhook Memorial Library
CONTACT USContact us and find out how your ideas and hands-on contributions can positively effect our community
The Friends of the Kinderhook Memorial Library, PO Box 54, Kinderhook, NY 12106 is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible.
To celebrate National Friends of Libraries Week, the Friends of the Kinderhook Memorial Library will offer a 20% discount on all purchases at the Friends Book Shop at the Feed and Seed building on Saturdays October 19th and October 26th from 9 a.m.
The Friends of the Kinderhook Memorial Library will be showcasing local artists’ work on November 16th from 4-6pm at the Library. Join us for the opening reception of the “Small is Beautiful: A Show of Local Art” exhibit. The show will feature original small art drawings and paintings in various media. The reception is an opportunity to meet the artists, enjoy refreshments and get started on holiday shopping. Art works are available for purchase at the opening for cash or by check, or by arrangement with the individual artist. The exhibit continues through December 21. A percentage of the proceeds from the art show will be donated to the Friends of The Kinderhook Library.
Columbia County is considered by many as ground zero for Lyme disease and affects more people each year. Join the Friends of the Kinderhook Memorial Library for this important program during which we will show the film Under Our Skin followed by a panel discussion. Topics covered include: what is Lyme disease; how is it transmitted; what are the symptoms; treatment options; and what you can do to prevent tick bites.