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Cohoes Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program


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Join the Mystery Book Club to follow the “Track of the Cat”

Join the Mystery Book Club for Nevada Barr’s “The Track of the Cat” on September 21, 2016 at 10:30 am. Check out more info at:

So much going on here at the Library!! Summer Read! (2)

We’re nearing the end of the 2016 Summer Read program. Please make sure to hand in you reading records as soon as you can to one of the Library Aides at the circ desk.

The Cohoes Fire Department will be here this Thursday at 11:30 am to chat with the kids and show off some of their super-cool equipment!

We’ll be having our final Summer Read activity on Thursday, August 25th at 11:30am – THE BIG END OF SUMMER READ PARTY!!!!  Watch for your invitation in the mail! Mayor Morse will be here to congratulate our awesome readers. We’ll also have raffle prizes, gifts, and free food and drink. Don’t miss out on this great party.

So much going on here at the Library! 1-on-1 Interview Training, Story Time, Mystery Book Club and Knitting Club. (3)

The Library is also excited to offer free 1-on-1 interview training. Applying for a new job? Been a while since you had your last interview? Then this class is for you! Make an appointment with Linda by emailing her at Interviews are so crucially important in the job hunting process. Get a leg up on your competition by working with Linda on your interview skills and how you present yourself. And it’s free!! No excuses, email Linda today.

Kayleigh Colvin continues to give her Story Time with Craft class every Wednesday at 6:00pm. This is a great way to spend that after dinner but before bedtime time. The class is free and we look forward to having you.

And don’t forget our Mystery Book club meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at 10:30am, and the Beau Knitters knitting club also meeting on the third Wednesday of the month at noon. The clubs are open to the public.

So much going on here at the Cohoes Public Library! (1)

To start with, we’re proud top be working with the Muscular Dystrophy Association ( as a donation site for their cause. Come on down to the Library and donate either a $1.00 or $5.00 gift to MDA. In return, we’ll proudly hang a card showing your support to this great cause on the front of circ desk. Please help us reach our $500 goal!


Jim Snack performing on Thursday, August 11th, at 11:30 am here at the Library

Jim Snack three ringsOur next Summer Read performer is magician and entertainer, Jim Snack. Jim is a long-time performer and favorite here, and always knocks it out of the park every time he’s here. Come early to get a good seat!

After Jim, we’ll be joined by the Cohoes Fire Department. The CFD will be bringing one of their trucks and offer kids a chance to check out some of their cool life saving equipment, and one of their trucks. You might even be able to hit the siren ! See the CFD on August 18th at 11:30.

We’ll have our final end-of-Summer_read party pn the 25th at 11:30, where the Mayor of Cohoes will hand out certificates of achievement. We’ll also have prizes to raffle off, free books, Cupcakes(!), and a fresh fruit platter!

Please remember to hand in your reading records as soon as you can, and we still have free Taco Bell, Applebees, and MiSci coupons if you need more.

We look forward to seeing you as we enjoy the second half od Summer Read 2016 – Get in the Game!

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