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Mystery Book Club

Vince Zandri is a local author ( who is known as a photojournalist and globetrotter who turned to writing novels with his first novel in 1999 with As Catch Can. It sold well and he began to establish himself as a name in hardboiled fiction circles. He cemented his reputation with the publication of his first Dick Moonlight novel, Moonlight FallsNow, fans of Zandri can enjoy the troubled Dick Moonlight inMoonlight Mafia, Moonlight Rises, Blue Moonlight, Murder by Moonlight  and Moonlight Sonata. Join the Mystery Book Club on May 21 at 10:30 am to discuss this local author. If you would like further information about the book club, please contact with “Book Club” in the subject line

Bake, Bloom, and Book Sale

Bake, Bloom and Book Sale - May 17

 The Friends of the Cohoes Public Library will once again be holding their annual Bake, Bloom and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9 am – 2 pm. This popular event features beautifully locally grown plants, delicious homemade baked goods, a white elephant sale and a book sale. It is held rain or shine. All proceeds from the sale are used to benefit the Library.

The Friends of the Cohoes Public Library are 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 and objects for the sale would be helpful in making this a profitable event. Books and magazines are ALWAYS welcome for the entry book nook. If you would like to join the Friends, there is information at the front desk.

This year, as part of the Heritage Day celebration, representatives of the Daughters of the American Revolution from the General Peter Gansevoort Chapter, will be on hand from 10 am – 2 pm to give people tips on how to do genealogical research that does not require a computer.

May 17th – Bake, Bloom, and Book Sale

Bake Bloom Book The Friends of the Cohoes Public Library will be hosting their 17th annual Bake, Bloom, and Book sale on May 17th (rain or shine), from 9:00am-2:00pm. All proceeds from this sale go to the Friends of the Cohoes Public Library. Book donations may be dropped off at the Library during regular Library hours. Donations of baked goodsmay be brough to the Library on May 16th and 17th. Plant pre-orders can be placed at 235-2570, or at



May 3rd at 1:00pm, Movie Day – Saving Mr. Banks

SavingMrBanksOur next movie is Saving Mr. Banks, starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks. Author P.L. Travers reflects on her childhood after reluctantly meeting with Walt Disney, who seeks to adapt her Mary Poppins books for the big screen. This movie will be shown on May 3rd at 1:00pm, is rated pg-13, and runs for 2 hours and 5 minutes.





Cornell Cooperative Extension and Healthy Eating

Cornell Cooperative Extension will set up a table here at the Library on Thursday, April 24th, from 11:30-1:30, offering information and ideas on healthy eating. With Winter passing and Spring slowly waking up, now is a great time to begin learn about and incorporate healthy foods into your diet. Come to the Library this Thursday to find resources on just how to do that.

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