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.

Hudson Children’s Book Festival

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
hudson festDon't miss the 8th annual Hudson Children's Book Festival at the Hudson Junior/Senior high School. This is the largest book festival in New York State! There will be tons of children's and young adult authors and illustrators, hundreds of books to browse, author and illustrator presentation, arts & crafts, and workshops. Plus, there will be food and other treats available, and admission is FREE! For more information, visit their website: http://hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com/..Read More

Comic Book Appreciation Day

May 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
flashDid you know that Saturday, May 7th is National Free Comic Book Day?? Participating comic shops across the nation will have free comics and swag for anyone who stops in! To celebrate, we'll be having our own comic book meetup at the library with trivia and costume contests, superhero games, and a movie or TV show of your choice on screen. Meet other fans, swap comics, and celebrate your fandom with others! For a list of comic book shops participating in Free Comic Book Day, visit the site here: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/StoreLocator..Read More

Welcome to Night Vale Fan Meetup

May 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
night valeFor fans of the popular podcast "Welcome to Night Vale," we offer our library to you! Do not fear the Librarians--they've been safely chained to titanium posts. We'll have a themed photobooth, episodes to enjoy, mandatory pizza from Big Rico's, and of course lots of purple...Read More

Friends Book Shop Opening

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
feed and seed2 002_0The Friends of the Library Book Shop at Feed and Seed will reopen for the season on Saturday, May 14th. The shop will be completely restocked with hundreds of new and gently used books for adults and children. Each week, a special collection will be highlighted and new books will be added as donations come in to the Library. The shop will be open from 9:00am to 1:00pm every Saturday through mid-October...Read More

Saturday Storytime

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Beth StorytimeCan't make our weekly storytimes, but don't want to miss our on all the fun? Then try one of our brand new Saturday storytimes. These all-ages programs include stories, songs, puppets, and a simple craft. Stop by with the kiddos and help the library hop into Spring!..Read More