OPL August calendar

Oneida Public Library

July 30—September 2, 2017

July 31

OPL Summer Reading Program

Monday at 10:00 a.m.

Children from kindergarten to fifth grade will participate in a “pay it forward” project to help “build a better world,” the 2017 state-wide summer reading program theme. This week children will decide as a group to do one act of kindness that can benefit the community.

 

July 31

The Merry-Go-Round Youth Theatre’s “Huff and Puff”

Monday at 11:00 p.m.

The professional acting troupe of the Merry-Go-Round Youth Theater will perform free of charge its brand new comic adaptation of the “The Three Little Pigs” story, entitled “Huff and Puff: A Pig Tale.” The performance is made possible by a gift from the Friends of the Oneida Public Library.

 

August 1

Farmer’s Market Story Time

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Coordinator Megan Gillander takes to the road to regale youngsters at Madison County Historical Society’s Farmer’s Market with stories and crafts.

 

August 2

Crazy about Board Games

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Local board game guru Breyt Coakley will introduce children 7 years old on up and their parents or guardians to new and old but always entertaining board games that rouse the competitive spirit.

 

August 2

Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner continues his free weekly class for seniors in safe and practical yoga exercises for better health and peace of mind.

 

August 3

Summer Story Hour

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

To build early childhood literacy, OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander offers preschoolers and their parents or guardians storytelling, songs and games.

 

August 7

Lego Robotics Workshop

Monday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 pm

In partnership with the U.S. Air Force Laboratory in Rome, the OPL offers middle-school students an intensive week of designing and building robots to do tasks that could improve society and the quality of life, under the supervision of Ralph Kohler, Jr., and Tandy Paugh. The workshop, which requires pre-registration, runs Monday through Friday, August 7-11.

 

August 7

Tech Time Week

Monday at 10:00 a.m.

Children 7-13 years old can get a leg-up on robotics in this free workshop on learning to code, practicing with circuits, programming a mini-robot and sampling OPL’s Cubelets.

 

August 8

Tech Time Week

Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

Children 7-13 years old can get a leg-up on robotics in this free workshop on learning to code, practicing with circuits, programming a mini-robot and sampling OPL’s Cubelets.

 

August 8

Farmer’s Market Story Time

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Coordinator Megan Gillander takes to the road to regale youngsters at Madison County Historical Society’s Farmer’s Market with stories and crafts.

 

August 9

Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner continues his free weekly class for seniors in safe and practical yoga exercises for better health and peace of mind.

 

August 9

Summer Science: Playing with Shadows

Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Elementary-school students will learn the astronomy needed to explain a solar eclipse.

 

August 9

Crazy about Board Games

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Local board game guru Breyt Coakley will introduce children 7 years old on up and their parents or guardians to new and old but always entertaining board games that rouse the competitive spirit.

 

August 10

Tech Time Week

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

Children 7-13 years old can get a leg-up on robotics in this free workshop on learning to code, practicing with circuits, programming a mini-robot and sampling OPL’s Cubelets.

 

August 10

Summer Story Hour

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

To build early childhood literacy, OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander offers preschoolers and their parents or guardians storytelling, songs and games.

 

August 11

Tech Time Week

Friday at 10:00 a.m.

Children 7-13 years old can get a leg-up on robotics in this free workshop on learning to code, practicing with circuits, programming a mini-robot and sampling OPL’s Cubelets.

 

August 11

Lego Robotics Tournament

Friday at 11:00 a.m.

Middle-school students in the Lego Robotics Workshop will test their robots in a public forum under the supervision of Ralph Kohler, Jr., and Tandy Paugh from the U.S. Air Force Laboratory in Rome.

 

August 14

Movie Matinee: “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul”

Monday at 12:00 noon

Youngsters can chill out with popcorn and a free showing of the 2017 family road-trip comedy, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul,” based on the book of the same name by Jeff Kinney.

 

August 15

Farmer’s Market Story Time

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Coordinator Megan Gillander takes to the road to regale youngsters at Madison County Historical Society’s Farmer’s Market with stories and crafts.

 

August 16

Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner continues his free weekly class for seniors in safe and practical yoga exercises for better health and peace of mind.

 

August 16

Crazy about Board Games

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Local board game guru Breyt Coakley will introduce children 7 years old on up and their parents or guardians to new and old but always entertaining board games that rouse the competitive spirit.

 

August 17

Summer Story Hour

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

To build early childhood literacy, OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander offers preschoolers and their parents or guardians storytelling, songs and games.

 

 

August 22

Farmer’s Market Story Time

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Coordinator Megan Gillander takes to the road to regale youngsters at Madison County Historical Society’s Farmer’s Market with stories and crafts.

 

August 22

OPL Board Meeting

Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.

The Oneida Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s History Room, 220 Broad St. The public is invited to attend. The History Room permits barrier-free access to the physically handicapped.

 

August 23

Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner continues his free weekly class for seniors in safe and practical yoga exercises for better health and peace of mind.

 

August 23

Crazy about Board Games

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Local board game guru Breyt Coakley will introduce children 7 years old on up and their parents or guardians to new and old but always entertaining board games that rouse the competitive spirit.

 

August 24

Summer Story Hour

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

To build early childhood literacy, OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander offers preschoolers and their parents or guardians storytelling, songs and games.

 

August 29

Farmer’s Market Story Time

Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

OPL’s Youth Coordinator Megan Gillander takes to the road to regale youngsters at Madison County Historical Society’s Farmer’s Market with stories and crafts.

 

August 30

Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner continues his free weekly class for seniors in safe and practical yoga exercises for better health and peace of mind.

 

August 30

Crazy about Board Games

Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Local board game guru Breyt Coakley will introduce children 7 years old on up and their parents or guardians to new and old but always entertaining board games that rouse the competitive spirit.

 

August 31

Summer Story Hour

Thursday at 10:00 a.m.

To build early childhood literacy, OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander offers preschoolers and their parents or guardians storytelling, songs and games.

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