Szopka Festival and competition at the Utica Public Library

Utica Library

Dec. 1 and 2, the Utica Public Library will host the second annual Szopka Festival and Competition in the library gallery. The Kopernik Memorial Association, in partnership with the Notre Dame High School Music Department, have put together this incredible event that includes a special art display, live performances, competition and an […]

Hamilton Public Library news

Library Director Hilary Virgil Deskiewicz

Monday, November 20th, 3:30pm– Thanksgiving Craft Celebrate gratitude and togetherness (and good food, too!) with a simple craft activity. Ages 3+, drop-in. Snacks will be provided by Friends of the Library.

Tuesday, November 14th at 10:30am – Story Time Story Time for babies, toddlers and preschoolers with their caregivers. […]

Cazenovia Public Library to Host “The Rest of the Story of the Suffrage Movement”: A Lecture by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner

The Cazenovia Public Library will celebrate the New York State centennial of women’s suffrage with a special presentation by Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner—a nationally recognized lecturer, author, and performance interpreter of women’s rights history. The lecture, “The Rest of the Story of the Suffrage Movement,” will be held Monday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m., in […]

Canastota Public Library presents Cooking with Angela

Autumn is a fun time to try out new recipes. The house is warm and the smells coming from the kitchen are mouth-watering good. Are you in search of some new recipes for your family? Angela Rigler, staff member at the Canastota Public Library has researched and tested some recipes that are worthy of any […]

OPL commemorates Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with programs for all ages

OPL commemorates Veterans Day, Nov. 11, with programs for all ages

John Ready will talk about his experiences and those of many other veterans returning to civilian life after serving in war-torn Iraq at Oneida Library on Veterans Day. Nov. 11, at 1:30 p.m.

Oneida Public Library opens its doors for veterans and civilians […]

OPL supporters to picket Vernon Town Board tonight (Nov. 6)

Submitted by Rick Kinsella

Friends and supporters of Oneida Public Library (OPL) will be gathering to picket at the Town Board of Vernon meeting scheduled for 7:00pm on November 6th. The library supporters are frustrated that the Town Board members have so-far refused to follow through on their legal responsibility to facilitate the financing of […]

Morrisville Public Library announces November 2017 programs

Michelle Rounds, Library Director

Library Closures: We are closed on Saturday November 11 to observe Veteran’s Day. We will also be closed Thursday November 23- Sunday November 26 to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.

Giving Tree Fundraiser: Shop for the library this holiday season from Wednesday November 1-Tuesday January 16! We have several items the […]

Cazenovia Public Library’s Open Afternoon Book Club to discuss The Butterfly’s Daughter

The Open Afternoon Book Club will hold its next meeting in the Story Garden Room on Wednesday, November 15th at 1:00 pm. The group will discuss The Butterfly’s Daughter by New York Times best-selling fiction author Mary Alice Monroe.

Luz Avila’s mother abandoned her when she was a child to be raised by her grandmother. […]

Sullivan Free Library offers ‘Using Library Technology’

Sullivan Free Library

The Sullivan Free Library at 8979 North Road, Bridgeport, will be holding two information sessions on using various digital services offered by the Mid-York Library System. Participants are welcome to bring their own laptop computer, tablet or cell phone to practice, but personal devices are not required.

Topics covered will include: […]

The Glass Castle to be shown at the Cazenovia Public Library

The Cazenovia Public Library will present two free screenings of The Glass Castle on Friday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

The 2017 biographical drama is based on Jeannette Walls’s 2005 best-selling memoir of the same name. The film depicts Walls’s real-life childhood spent squatting in homes and living […]

Cazenovia Public Library to host an oral history indexing tutorial

Calling all local history enthusiasts! This fall, the Cazenovia Public Library will offer community members the chance to assist in the indexing of recorded oral histories. Archivist Elisha Davies will lead a tutorial Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m., in the Community Room.

The Oral Histories—conducted in the late 1980s by Town Historian Peg Ladd—include […]

Hamilton Public Library news

Library Director Hilary Virgil Deskiewicz

Monday, Nov. 13, at 6 p.m. – Social Security Seminar Join John Kalil from Retirement Solutions, LLC, to hear how pre-retirees (ages 50-70) can maximize their Social Security benefits prior to receiving them. Topics will include recent changes to legislation, how to avoid frequent claiming mistakes, and judging the […]