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**Updated Price list and order pre-order deadline** Birds are singing and the trees are budding out, it must be time for the Friends of the Cohoes Public Library Bake, Book, and Bloom Sale!

The Friends of the Cohoes Public Library are having their 20th Annual Bake, Book, and Bloom Sale on Saturday, May 20th, from 9-2pm. Come down to the Library for great deals on delicious home-baked goods, books, and locally grown plants. Note, the Library will be open for business during these hours.

Plant pre-order forms can be found at the Library or simply click on the form to the left in this post, print it out, fill it out, and drop it off at the Library. Pre-orders may be placed up to May 17th.

Baked Good donations can be dropped off at the Library on May 19th or 20th.

Book donations for the sale are accepted up to May 12th. The Library will begin accepting book donations again on June 5th.

We look forward to seeing you!

New OverDrive Featured Collections Available!






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.

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