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Check the library catalog online, order items, renew materials and more

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join the friends

The Friends of Starr Library support the library with book sales, annual art auctions and more!

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we're more than just books

To gain access to the best resources in the area, pick up your library card today.

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get involved with your library

Donate, volunteer, or join the Friends of Starr Library!

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on-going programs

Starr library offers weekly and monthly programs for people of all ages

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discover history

Trained volunteers are available to help you research your family, your house and Rhinebeck's rich history

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Library Hours




Coming up: 


We will be CLOSED for Thanksgiving on Thursday and Friday 

November 27th & 28th

OPEN again on Saturday, November 29th!


Witness To History: Tokyo 1947. Tuesday, November 18th 7pm. This month, Addie Segerman will be discussing her early trips to Japan just after World War II. She was a witness to the changes of an isolated, war torn country during a time of monumental upheaval. Eileen McAdams from Sound & Story Project will interview Mrs. Segerman. Program is free. Please call 876-4030 to reserve a seat.

Art Exhibit: November 3 – 28th.  Vera Kaplan: New Day, New Dream – Retrospective.

 Artist Reception: Saturday, November 15th at 6pm. Please join us for a viewing and reception of Vera Kaplan’s exhibit  New Day, New Dream – Retrospective.

Starr Book Group: Tuesday, November 25th at 7pm. This month we are reading Tenth of December by George Saunders. Join us for our monthly discussion of interesting books.

♦♦  FULL Monday, November 17th: Bus trip to Museum of Modern Art in NYC to see the Matisse Exhibit: The Cut-Outs.

♦  Teen Geek: Saturdays 10 am – 1pm Help on how to use your mobile devices for library and recreational use.

♦  Storytime:  Thursdays  Toddlers 10:15 am and Preschoolers 11am.

♦  Star At Home:~ We are excited to offer a delivery service for Rhinebeck residents who are homebound.  Call 876-4030 to speak with Larry Miller  and ask for a Starr At Home Application. Volunteers are needed for delivery. Please call the library and leave your name and phone number. if you wish to delivery to our patrons.