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The Cohoes Public Library celebrates National Library Week!

We have some great programming coming up to celebrate April’s National Library!

Come on down on Tuesday, April 11th at 11:30, and meet Cohoes’ own Mayor, Shawn Morse, as he opens the week by proclaiming it National Library week. We’ll have a quick ceremony afterwards where we thank our Library staff for all of their hard work.

On Wednesday, April 12th, the Beauknitters club are offering free help and instruction from 12 noon to 3 pm for those who would like to knit. Local author Herb Hyde will be in at 6:30 pm to talk about his writing and Cohoes as well.

Our feistivities continue on Friday, April 14th at 10:30 am when Jack Reber, author of Eerie Canal, will be here to speak about the Erie Canal and sing songs previously sung on the canal boats.

Throughout the week we’ll have a food drive open to support Cohoes’ local food pantries and the Spindle City Historic Society will have a display celebrating the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal.

We’ll continue the Library festivities the following week with 4 days straight of story time for kids K-5 th grade.  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:


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