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looking for something?

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: 

     The Friends are overbooked for their next Book Sale. Please hold your donations until November 1st.

Movie and Discussion: Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30pm. We will be screening Before Midnight  with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. This is the third movie in the trilogy of their evolving relationship over a nine year time period. After the movie, Ceil Berlin LCSW and psychotherapist, will lead a discussion “Listening with Intent.”  Let’s watch and then discuss how men are from Mars and women from Venus! Program is free. Please call 876-4030 to reserve a seat.

Book Sale: Friday, October 24th 10am – 5pm and Saturday, October 25th 10am – 4pm. As always, the Friends of Starr Library will have many well priced books, CDs and DVDs.

Starr Book Group: Tuesday, October 28th. This month we are reading Moon Tiger by Penelope Lively. The group is open to all. Join us for good reading and interesting discussions.

Special Storytime: Thursday October 30th. Trick or Treat! Please come in costume.

♦  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.

♦♦  FULL Monday, November 17th: Bus trip to Museum of Modern Art in NYC to see the Matisse Exhibit: The Cut-Outs. If you wish to sign up for the waiting list please call 876-4030.

♦  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.