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eBooks about the Founding Fathers!



Whether you’re a history scholar or a #Hamilton fan, we bet you’ll love these eBooks about the Founding Fathers!






Earth Day may have passed but environmental challenges remain. Movie Night at Cohoes Public Library: Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction


Come join us on Monday, May 9th at 5:30pm for Movie Night at Cohoes Public Library. We’ll be showing Racing Extinction. Racing Esxtinction is “A documentary that follows undercover activists trying to stave off a man-made mass extinction.” –

This film runs for 1 hours and 35 minutes.  Admission is free and children must be accompanied by an adult.




One of the most critical steps in finding a job is acing the interview . . . One-on-one interview practice with an expert at Cohoes Public Library.

Tearoff flyerThe Cohoes Public Library is proud to have Linda Ann offer one-on-one interview practice with an expert at Cohoes Public Library. Linda Ann has provided training in interviewing skills in her professional work and is happy to assist you in achieving success with your job search.

Demonstrate confidence  and communicate your unique skills. Master techniques for completing a successful interview—whether your goal is to obtain a restaurant position or a sales manager position. This program is by appointment only and sessions last for 1 hour.

To schedule an appointment, email or call the Library at (518) 235-2570. The job market is tough and we can all use help perfecting our interview skills. Email Linda today and schedule an appointment to stand out at your next interview!

It’s Earth Day tomorrow! Come check out our our featured collection of Earth Day Reads and titles about nature! UHLS Digital collection #EarthDay

Earth day eBook note


19th Annual Bake, Bloom and Book Sale May 14

Bake Book Bloom 2016

The Friends of the Cohoes Public Library will once again be holding their annual Bake, Bloom and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 9 am – 2 pm. This popular event features beautifully locally grown plants, delicious homemade baked goods and a book sale. It is held rain or shine. All proceeds from the sale are used to benefit the Library. Pre-Orders for plants will be accepted at 235-2570 or by email at

The Friends of the Cohoes Public Library is an active organization that raises funds to supplement the Library budget by providing money for programs and the “little extras” that help to add to your library experience. They welcome your participation and donations of baked goods. Books and magazines are ALWAYS welcome for the entry book nook. We would love to have you be an active member of the Friends. The meetings are the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm and you are always welcome to attend. If you would like to join the Friends, there is information at the front desk.


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