Kindergartners and families: please join us for ‘lemonade on the lawn’ to celebrate the start of the school year AND get your very first library card. [if you can come in ahead to fill out the form, we’ll have your card ready for you!]
Based on guidance from the CDC and the Otsego County of Health, effective tomorrow (5 August 2021) the Village Library of Cooperstown will require masks for ALL patrons. We appreciate your compliance with the mask rule as we work to help stop the spread.
We hope to see you join us at one of these events. Just a reminder: our Facebook page is our more active, up-to-date location for resources and news.
Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, the 2021 Friends of the Village Library Summer Book Sale was a smashing success. Together we raised more than $10,700 for our beloved library. Special thanks go out to the following:
- Karen Katz
- Kallie Moore
- Heather Urtz
- Bill Oliver
- Sydney Sheehan
- Mary Kate Kenney
- Rob Katz
- Henry Bauer
- Ben Bauer
- Linda Selover
- Kristin Walker
- Jill Feury
- Stephanie Patrick
- Joe Siracusa
- Ann Brown
- Dick and Sandy DeRosa
- Dee Crowell
- Jaina Bischof
- Arya Patel
- Michelle Hitchcock and family
- Jacob and Bud Zaengle
- Rick Loftus
- Callie Wright
- T’Nette Kuzminski
- Martha Membrino
- Dot Hudson
- Amanda Chase
- Patti Grady
- Namita Sugandhi
- Cooperstown Price Chopper
Lynne Mebust and Ivy Bischof, co chairs, FOVL book sale
We hope you’ll consider joining us for Summer Reading and our weekly programs — with activities for all ages!
Please join us for a day of fun to kick off the summer reading program on Wednesday, 7 July 2021.
8:00 — Yoga on the Veranda/Lawn with Cooperstown Fit to Be Tied Yoga
10:00 — Storytime and craft
6:00 — Ice Cream Social, presented by the Friends of the Village Library and Stewart’s Shop.
The Friends of the Village Library Annual Book Sale starts tomorrow! Open daily 9-5, and to end the sale there will be a ‘fill any bag for $5.00’ on July 3 & 4. Please stop in and shop – all proceeds benefit the Village Library of Cooperstown!
As the Library looks ahead, we want to hear from YOU! Please weigh in on how you use the library and the resources, services, and programs you hope to see. You can complete the survey online at the link below or in person at the library. https://forms.gle/MFMpA6xJv5Q1WGMHA
We’re very excited to announce that the Library will be hosting a Summer Reading Program filled with exciting programs and delightful books. The official program will run 7 July 2021 – 19 August 2021. Please register (ALL ages, including adults) at this link OR in person at the library. Online registration form: https://forms.gle/VyMm1Pww46b9o2nN7. Tune in later this week for the first edition of the Summer Reading Program calendar!
Mark your calendars! On Saturday, June 19, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, Friends of the Village Library will host a book collection in preparation for the annual SUMMER BOOK SALE! Drop off is at the side entrance to the Library building located at 22 Main Street in Cooperstown. It’s not too soon to start setting aside those gently used books you no longer need!
Donations of used books in good condition are welcome. Please—no textbooks or outdated travel books! CDs, DVDs, and audio books are also accepted. Donated books will be sold at the Summer Book Sale from June 26 through July 4. All proceeds benefit the Village Library of Cooperstown.