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Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - Hello Library Friends! I hope you are all having a lovely Tuesday! This Friday, January 29th the East Greenbush Community Library will be hosting a free virtual anime trivia at 4:00 pm. If you like anime and trivia this virtual event is for you! For more information, check out the event page on the East Greenbush Community Library website. If there is anything that I can help you with, please email me at I am always here for you! Have a wonderful day and be kind to one another! -Mrs. Banks

Book of the Week: Illegal by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

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Book of the Week

Written by Eoin Colfer and Andrew Donkin, Illustrated by Giovanni Rigano

And The Winner Is ...

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First Chapter Friday's @ the CHS Library!

First Chapter Fridays @ CHS Library

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