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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

Monday, January 21st

♦  Sunday, January 20th 2pm to 4pm:  Sunday Chill  Classical guitar music and puzzles.

♦  Tuesday, January 22nd  1pm: TED Talks/ Decisions. Watch a couple of TED videos and discuss the subject. Free and open to all.

♦   Saturday, January 26th  1pm: Become Your Own Healthcare Advocate. Terry Schaff will explain how we can become our own best healthcare advocate and get control of our own treatment. 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, January 16th 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.

♦   Tuesday, January 22nd at 4pm: Fairytale Themed Storytime with Barbara & Maizie the therapy dog! This storytime is geared for preschool children but all ages are welcome! Enjoy a Fairytale themed activity after the stories!

Tuesdays: Good To Know! This new program will provide a fun activities for children 7 years of age thru 11. We’ll explore ideas that are Good To Know!   1/8 Vocabulary Detectives: Greek Root Words, 1/15 Vocabulary Detectives: Latin Root Words.


 Family Legos: Wednesdays  at 4pm.

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