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New Catalog System Coming!

Effective April 1st, Colonie Library, as part of the Upper Hudson Library System, will have a new catalog, Encore.encore-catalog1

In preparation for the implementation, please note the following:

  • Any Hold Requests for books, DVDs or other library materials will be suspended through 3/31. They will be processed beginning 4/1.
  • Any titles you have under My Lists will not be migrated to Encore. You can email yourself your list by clicking “Email this List” at the bottom of the current My List page prior to 3/31.
  • You will not be able to access any catalog functions (searching, requesting books), My Account or Overdrive (for ebooks, audiobooks, videos, magazines) on 3/31. All services, including the new Encore catalog, are expected to be available sometime on 4/1.

High School Equivalency (HSE) Exam Class

In partnership with Capital Region Boces, the library has started a free class to help individuals study for the TASC (Test Accetascssing Secondary Completion) exam.

The schedule is Monday and Wednesday evening, 5:00-8:00 PM.

If you are interested in joining, please register here: or call the Information Desk at 810-0314.