Oneida Public Library May calendar

Oneida Public Library

May 1—June 3, 2017

May 2

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool children with their parents or guardians will enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplay, crafts and stories in an early-literacy program led by Megan Gillander.

 

May 3

Tech Help

Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Volunteer technical advisors will be on hand to help device and laptop users set up, adapt and get the most out of their devices. No appointment is needed.

 

May 3

Teen Tech Time

Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.

Middle- and high-school teenagers can take time out to dabble at coding, circuitry and computer games. Materials and links are provided.

 

May 3

Pushing the Limits Book Club

Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

The final session of Pushing the Limits, as rescheduled, will have Prof. Jen Herzog and readers of T. C. Boyle’s novel “When the Killing’s Done” investigating how human intervention in nature has its limits. She will also explore via virtual reality the role of biomes in the survival of species.

 

May 3

Family Story Hour

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander hosts an evening story hour for young children 2 years of age on up to second-graders and their parents or guardians, complete with stories, games and fun activities.

 

May 4

Ready To Read

Thursday at 10 a.m.

Preschool children and their parents or guardians can enjoy an early-literacy program of stories, songs, crafts and activities with Megan Gillander.

 

May 9

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool children with their parents or guardians will enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplay, crafts and stories in an early-literacy program led by Megan Gillander.

 

May 10

Tech Help

Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Volunteer technical advisors will be on hand to help device and laptop users set up, adapt and get the most out of their devices. No appointment is needed.

 

May 10

After-school Science: NASA’s Kids Website

Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Elementary-school students can discover the high-tech wonders of the website for kids developed by the National Aeronautical and Space Administration.

 

May 10

Family Story Hour

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Young children 2 years of age on up to second-graders will make Mother’s Day gifts for the important women in their lives. All materials supplied.

 

May 11

Ready To Read

Thursday at 10 a.m.

Preschool children and their parents or guardians can enjoy an early-literacy program of stories, songs, crafts and activities with Megan Gillander.

 

May 13

Family Super Saturday: Wander into the Woods

Saturday at 11:00 a.m.

Families with children 2-years old up to 9 are invited to join OPL’s Megan Gillander in welcoming Forest Ranger Mike Chappell from the N.Y.S. Department of Environmental Conservation. Children will learn some forest lore and do a woodsman’s craft.

 

May 15 and 16

AARP’S Driver Safety Program

Monday and Tuesday, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

An AARP-trained instructor offers a two-day classroom defensive driver course for potential discounts in car insurance. To register, call Bob Fish at 363-0455.

 

May 16

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool children with their parents or guardians will enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplay, crafts and stories in an early-literacy program led by Megan Gillander.

 

May 17

Tech Help

Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Volunteer technical advisors will be on hand to help device and laptop users set up, adapt and get the most out of their devices. No appointment is needed.

 

May 17

Teen Coffee House

Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Ninth- to twelfth-graders can grab Post It notes and draw and doodle on them to decorate the library’s Young Adult Room.

 

May 17

Family Story Hour: Canal Days

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Preschool and young elementary–school children, along with their parents or guardians, will enjoy meeting Mike Allen from the Chittenango Canal Boat Museum and learning about life on the old Erie Canal.

 

May 17

Soldier’s Joy: The Civil War in Songs and Letters

Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

In a free concert, Bill Fahy (mandolin, guitar and banjo) and Amanda Stranney (fiddle and vocals) will entertain with Civil War songs and readings from letters home by N.Y.S. soldiers.

 

May 18

Ready To Read

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool children with their parents or guardians will enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplay, crafts and stories in an early-literacy program led by Megan Gillander.

 

May 23

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool children with their parents or guardians will enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplay, crafts and stories in an early-literacy program led by Megan Gillander.

 

May 24

Tech Help

Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Volunteer technical advisors will be on hand to help device and laptop users set up, adapt and get the most out of their devices. No appointment is needed.

 

May 24

Family Story Hour

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander hosts Board Game Night for young children 2 years of age on up to second-graders and their parents or guardians.

 

May 25

Ready To Read

Thursday at 10 a.m.

Preschool children and their parents or guardians can enjoy an early-literacy program of stories, songs, crafts and activities with Megan Gillander.

 

May 25

A Soldier’s Life after Iraq

Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

U.S. Army Major John Ready (ret.) will speak to the problems faced by combat veterans in the Iraq War and the obstacles they must overcome. Copies of his memoir will be available for purchase.

 

May 29

Memorial Day

Monday

Oneida Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day. The library will be open as usual on Tuesday, May 30, at 9:00 a.m.

 

May 30

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Preschool children with their parents or guardians will enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplay, crafts and stories in an early-literacy program led by Megan Gillander.

 

May 31

Tech Help

Wednesday, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Volunteer technical advisors will be on hand to help device and laptop users set up, adapt and get the most out of their devices. No appointment is needed.

 

May 31

Family Story Hour

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander hosts an evening story hour for young children 2 years of age on up to second-graders and their parents or guardians, complete with stories, games and fun activities.

 

June 1

Ready To Read

Thursday at 10 a.m.

Preschool children and their parents or guardians can enjoy an early-literacy program of stories, songs, crafts and activities with Megan Gillander.

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