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:
Mary Kate Kenney
Dick and Sandy DeRosa
Michelle Hitchcock and family
Jacob and Bud Zaengle
Cooperstown Price Chopper
Lynne Mebust and Ivy Bischof, co chairs, FOVL book sale
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 Please—no textbooks or outdated travel books!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.
Thank you for all the warm wishes in this first, very busy, month! We’ve taken your survey results and feedback about library hours into consideration, and we’d like to announce our new schedule effective June 1, 2021 through Labor Day. Please note that Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays we open at 8:00 – ahead of tourist crowds and paid parking- to better serve you. I’d like to add: we’ve heard your request for Sunday hours, and we expect to return to schedule for Fall-Winter.
Effective immediately, the Village Library of Cooperstown will waive all overdue fines for materials checked out as of February 8, 2021 and returned through June 30, 2021. Any fines accumulated up to this point will remain on the borrower’s account. Any reduction to fines currently owed by the borrower must be approved by the Library Director.
The Cooperstown Library is pleased to announce that “Hoopla” is now available to its cardholders. This service is similar to the 4cls Download Zone but offers a much bigger array of e-books and audiobooks, plus DVDs and music CDs. To discover what Hoopla is all about and how to register, please follow the instructions listed below:
1.) Register for a hoopla account by visiting hoopladigital.com, or by using our mobile app on your iOS or Android device. You will need to provide an e-mail address, create a password, and have your library account information ready. Our free mobile app can be found in the App Store and the Google Play store.
2.)Easily browse titles on your computer or mobile device by clicking Browse All on the format (Music, Movies, Audiobooks, eBooks, Comics, and Television) you would like to browse further on. You can also search for a specific title by clicking on the Search box or magnifying glass and typing in your title(s)/keyword.
3.) To borrow a title, click on the title and then click the Borrow button. Your borrowed titles can be played right after borrowing, and found under the My Titles menu for viewing/listening. Enjoy your selected titles!
4.) Borrowed titles will be automatically returned when your lending period is over. There are no holds, wait lists, or late fees for any of hoopla’s content.
5.) If you need additional help, visit the help section on our mobile app, or click on the Help link found at the bottom of hoopladigital.com.