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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:

Starr will be closed for Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th


♦ Special Friends of Starr Library Book Sale: Sunday, November 29th at Astor Court in Rhinebeck. Noon to 5pm. On the Sunday after Thanksgiving, enjoy a very rare opportunity to visit one of Rhinebeck’s architectural gems – and shop at an amazing book sale. Astor Courts is at 189 River Road, Rhinebeck. $5.00 admission fee.


Art Exhibits: Alchemy Art by Kary Broffman: November 1 thru 30


  Wreaths for Sale:  Starting Tuesday, November 8th.  The Rhinebeck Garden Club is graciously decorating wreaths again this year. Our walls will be decked with these beautiful ornaments for sale. All proceeds will go to Starr Library. We’d like to thank The Rinebeck Garden Club, Williams Lumber, Wonderland Florist and Stop & Shop for their generous contributions.


 ♦ Healthy Holiday Desserts with Holly: Tuesday, December 15th at 1pm. Join Holly Shelowitz, Culinary Nutrition Educator and Certified Nutrition Counselor for a cooking demonstration. She will show you how to make a delicious dessert that is actually healthy! Perfect timing for the holidays and all of the parties and gatherings coming up.


Starr Book Club: Tuesday, December 15th at 7pm. We will celebrate the season with book recommendations by all. Join us and bring one of your favorite books or come and learn about ours.