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New Books

New Books added to the Shelves at Croghan Free Library

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New Titles

Titles being added for the month of July include: "The Bone Tree" by Greg Iles, "Go Set A Watchman" by Harper Lee, "The Curiosity Keeper" by Sarah Ladd, "Refining Fire" by Tracie Peterson, "Nemesis" by Catherine Coulter, "In The Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume, "Speaking in Bones" by Kathy Reichs, "Among the Fair Magnolias" by Tamera Alexander, "Wired" by Julie Garwood, "Her Brother's Keeper" by Beth Wiseman, "Someday Home" by Lauraine Snelling, and "Radiant Angel" by Nelson DeMille. Non-fiction titles to look for are "Amish Confidential" by Lebanon Levi Stofzfus, "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough, "A Lucky Life Interrupted" by Tom Brokaw, and "Missoula:Rape and the Justice System in a College Town" by Jon Krakauer.

General News

General News at the Library


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Nelson Brothers Band


On Thursday, August 13th, The Croghan Free Library will once again be hosting the Nelson Brothers Band at the Croghan Village Pavilion. More details to follow. We hope to see you there!

Author and historian Marty Podskoch visits August 5th

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On Wednesday, August 5th at 6:30PM join author and historian, Marty Podskoch, for a talk about his latest project, The Adirondack 102 Club, that encourages people to visit all 102 towns and villages in the Adirondacks. The program is held at the library and is open to the public.

Wilson Bickford Painting Class

High Falls

We are proud to announce that Wilson Bickford will be hosting a painting class Good Ol Wishy's on Thursday, August 6th from 10-2. This class is open to all skill levels, and beginners are encouraged to attend. The cost is $40 per person, with all supplies provided. Space is limited please contact the library to register 346-6521.

***UPDATE*** This painting class is now full, a waiting list is available.


Our summer reading program "Every Hero Has A Story" is open to children age 12 and under. It will be held Tuesdays at 2PM July 7th - August 18th. All programs are free and include a guest speaker, story, craft/activity, and snack. We will be celebrating the heroes who keep our community safe, serve our country, and keep us healthy. Children will also discover and celebrate the superheroes within themselves as they dress up and complete Superhero Training Academy. Registration for the summer reading program begins June 30th immediately after Storyteller Regi Carpenter and continues through July 7th.

Book Club

Our book club meets monthly and the selection for the month of August is "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. The group will be meeting on Monday, August 24th at 10 am.

Have a Kindle or other E-reader?

Did you know that our library offers thousands of adult, teen, and children's electronic books? Did you know we also have over 60 magazine titles to check out also? Would you like to learn how to borrow from this extensive online digital collection? Stop in and see our librarian and learn how you can check these items out from the comfort of your own home. All you need is a library card to get started.
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