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Not quite ready to run the Boston Marathon? Get inspired to start training with this OverDrive collection about running and exercise! You’ll be in a 5K before you know it! Books About Running (posted on the public site through 4/30/2017)

This week is Money Smart Week, a great time for financial planning! Check out one of these ebooks if you’re making a household budget, planning for retirement, or making any money management decisions! Money Smart Books (posted on the public site through 4/30/2017)

Violent crime won’t stop these sleuths from going to the big dance! Check out one of these mysteries for teens today! Mysteries For Teens! (posted on the public site through 4/30/2017)

Classic books, modern format. Check out one of these classic children’s books from OverDrive! Children’s Classics (posted on the public site through 4/30/2017)


Ever seen a ghost? Witnessed some sort of paranormal activity?

Please join us on may 31st at 6-8pm to hear the Northeast Paranormal Society discuss their real-life experiences pursuing the paranormal. Along with their stories they will share their best evidence collected over the last 12 years. In fact many of the thing they have witnessed and recorded here in Cohoes and the surrounding areas.


Due to the popularity of this event we request you sign up to attend  prior to this program. You can reach the Library at (518) 235-2570

**Update** We’ve added a Friday Session to our Library Week Storytime

Great News! Harmony Hill principal Mark Perry and his dog will be joining on us on Friday to do a story time as well. That makes a full five days of story time from Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21st. Story Time Starts at 10:30am.

Also, don’t forget that ACAP will be here on Tuesday, April 18th from 10:30-12:30 to provide information and pre-registration for their Head Start program. Stop by with your questions.





Quick reminder for Kid’s Week Story Time for kids K-5 th grade from Monday, 4/17-Thursday, 4/20

Don’t forget the 4 days straight of story time for kids K-5th grade from Monday, 4/17-Thursday, 4/20.  We have a great schedule of local school teachers and principals volunteering their time to come down and read to kids. Our star lineup includes:

**Please note that registration is required for the Paint ‘n Sip on Monday.

Photography Club Formation

Old pro, amateur, new to photography? By popular request, on April 10 at 6 pm, local photographer Dave Koschnick will hold a meeting at the Cohoes Public Library to discuss the creation of a Photography Club. What you would like to get out of a photography club? How often should the club meet? Should it offer an opportunity to have your work critiqued with the goal of improving your work? Should it have regular (i.e. monthly) photo challenges? Should it have regular member shows? Join the new group to help determine its course. Updates on

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