Two Towns-One Book: Clifton Park & Halfmoon Read

Two Towns-One Book: Clifton Park & Halfmoon Read

A program of the Friends of the Library

A non-profit organization that supports the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library


September 15

Contenders Revealed…Voting Begins for our 2017 Community Read

b052_09-Your vote is requested once again as Two Towns-One Book announces and displays the Final Five Contenders for our 6th community read season during the Annual Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library and here on our website on September 15.

The Selection Committee is narrowing the nominations to five great reads. You do not have to read them all before voting for your favorite. Just vote for the one you would most like to read and discuss. Copies of the contenders will be available to check out. Vote for the book you believe will inspire rich discussion and community activities and encourage younger readers to participate through companion books and related activities. Please help us choose the perfect book for 2017.

Voting is open from September 15 – October 31. The winner will be announced early in November. Community activities begin in January. Vote in person at the CPH Library, Clifton Park Town Hall, or Halfmoon Town Hall. Vote online here.


Click here to revisit our fifth season celebrating THE MARTIAN.

Click here for 2016 Kids Read, Too!


Neighboring Community Reads

To see what our neighboring communities are reading visit: Saratoga Reads! and One County One Book (Schenectady)


The TTOB year long program includes the following components:

▪   Book Nominations: January-May

▪   Select Contenders: June-August

▪   Vote for the final Selection: September -October

▪   Announce THE BOOK: November

▪   Community Activities: January-May


How Can I Get involved?

▪   We invite volunteers to work on sub-committees and events. Sub-committees include: Book Selection, Book Readers, Public Relations, Events, Fundraising, and Kids Read, Too! Contact Us.

▪   Get the BOOK! Check out a copy of the selected book or purchase your own copy at your local bookstore. The title will be available at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library in hardback, paperback and audio format. This title will also available as a Book Club in a Bag version, for book clubs wishing to check out multiple copies at once!

▪   Read! Join your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors in reading the same book – together!

▪   Register your Book Club. We are happy to include book clubs from the surrounding area. Read more in About Us.

▪   Attend our related programs. See Events.

▪   Check out our web pages weekly and watch for the official schedule of events in January!

▪   Sign up to receive e-mail updates about TTOB related programs and events.

▪   Attend a Community Book Discussion. Official Discussion Questions for your own book group will also be available on the website.

▪   Become a Sponsor.

▪   Contact Us. Or contact Linda Conklin, Chairwoman of TTOB, at

Please Support Our Sponsors!


Our goal is to bring people in our community together through the shared reading and discussion of a common book. Our choices inspire rich discussion and community activities and encourage younger readers to participate through companion books and related activities.