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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 Library will be closed:

Tuesday, December 25th and Tuesday, January 1st


♦  Holiday Sunday Chill: Sunday, December 16th 2pm to 4pm. Join us for a relaxing afternoon at Starr. Andrew Baffi will be playing his classical guitar music. Holiday refreshments will be served.



♦  Registration Closed,  Holiday Cupcake Decorating: Monday, December 17th 11am. Join Anne of Annabelle’s Village Bake Shop  in Red hook for a lesson in cupcake decorating. Free. Registration on the calendar or call 876-4030 is required.



♦  Starr Book Group Holiday Party: Tuesday, December 18th 7pm. We will be sharing our favorite book titles and enjoying some holiday cheer. Join us for a fun evening. Bring along the names of a few of your favorite books. Free and open to all.


 Community Qigong: Saturdays 10am. This  is a class for ALL levels of participants…even chair Qigong. This will be held outside or in the Community Room. Free.



 Starr Stitchers: Wednesday, December 19th 10am.  Open to all who knit, crochet or stitch. Bring your project and work with new friends and old.



Wednesdays: Scrabble 1pm


♦  Thursdays: Mahjongg  2:30pm and Brain Games  1pm.


 We are a drop-off point for Field-Goods delivery. Learn  about their fresh foods delivered from local farms, please go to http://www.field-goods.com






♦  Babies Books and Blocks: Wednesday,  December 12th  10am.  Fun for babies two and under and their caregivers – play, read & enjoy some social time! Free and open to all.


 Spa Time for Kids: Bath Balls and Scrubs: Thursday, December 13th at 5:30pm. Join Stephanie Wyant from Hudson Valley Kinders Farm to make bath balls & bath scrubs for your spa at home! This program is for children 6 and above with a caretaker. Registration is required on the calendar or call 876-4030.


 Family Legos: Wednesdays  at 4pm.


 Storytime with Miss Robbie: Thursdays.  Toddlers 10:15am and Preschoolers 11am.