Welcome to the Abram Lansing Library site, a place where students can research or search for resources for reports.

Students must come to the school's library to take out a book or request it from another Cohoes elementary school library or within the Capital Region.

To request a book, students must provide the following information to the librarian: title, author, call number, the name of the school where the book is located, their name and their teacher and grade level. A Library Loan Request Form is available at the school library.


Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
237-5044, Ext. 3200

Who’s Who in Abram Lansing’s Library?

Carolyn McLoughlin, with more than 30 years experience in the field of librarianship, has been the District Elementary Librarian in Cohoes for the past 11. As the administrator of the three libraries she oversees the library staff, the general operation of the library and teaches classes. Ms. McLoughlin can be found in Harmony Hill on Mondays and Tuesdays, Abram Lansing on Wednesdays and Thursdays and Van Schaick Grade School on Fridays.

The library aides keep the library open all week and are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the library, as well as handling book exchange for all classes. They are an invaluable asset to the library program. The aides are: Bernadette Glynn and Georgette Merceron.



Click on the links below to search the online catalogs.

Abram Lansing's Online Public Access Catalog

Cohoes Public Library - A database of search tools for students.