Opus Black Strings Trio performs Hallowe’en concert

Opus Black Strings Trio returns to Oneida Public Library on Wednesday, October 30, at 7:00 p.m. for a free concert of jazz, pop/rock and classical selections as well as some special arrangements for Hallowe’en.

Opus Black Strings Trio, an alternative strings group, features Elizabeth Simchik on violin, Allyson Sklar on viola and Julia Heller […]

Author Madis Senner to discuss his new book on karma

The Cazenovia Public Library will welcome author Madis Senner to the Community Room at 7 p.m. Oct. 29, 2019, to discuss his book Everything Has Karma: Learning to Embrace Our Interconnectedness.

In his latest work, Senner addresses what karma is, how we take it on, why it matters and more.

The book explores the […]

Madison County libraries return of TechConnect

Beth TottenCanastota Public Library Public Relations

The public libraries in Madison County have hired a new traveling technology trainer for our TechConnect service to assist patrons. She is Amanda McCallops, a 2019 graduate of Syracuse University who currently works part-time at the Canastota Public Library. This is a part-time position that began Wednesday, Oct. […]

Free memoir-writing workshop at Utica Public Library

On Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, the Utica Public Library will host “The Art of Personal Essays & Memoir Writing” with educator, poet and author Suzanne Richardson.

This free writing workshop will run from 1 to 4 p.m.

Truth is often stranger than fiction, and everyone has a story inside them. Learn all the necessary […]

Oneida Public Library announces October 2019 calendar of events

Oct. 14

Columbus Day (observed)


Oneida Public Library is closed Monday, Oct. 14, to celebrate Columbus Day (observed). The library will be open as usual on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m.

Oct. 15

Ready To Read

Tuesday at 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers […]

Morrisville Public Library News

By Michelle A. Rounds, Library Manager

Our 17th annual Pumpkin Coloring Contest is almost over. Stop in to the library and pick up your pumpkin coloring contest entry. You have until this Saturday (October 19) at 4 pm to turn in your creations for judging. Open to toddler to 6th graders. Winners will be […]

Tuesday Night Out: New Woodstock Free Library debuts new program series

Adults of all ages are invited to the New Woodstock Free Library for a new series of programs beginning Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Each Tuesday at 7 p.m. a different activity will be offered to the public to encourage community members to de-stress, have fun, and make new friends. All events are free and […]

Canastota Public Library to offer Social Security information program

The Canastota Public Library is offering a free Social Security information program at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019.

The program is designed to help baby boomers make more informed decisions in order to maximize their retirement income.

Answers to commonly asked questions will be addressed, including:

Will Social Security be there for me?How […]

Art for Kids returns to the Cazenovia Public Library

Children ages 8-14 are invited to join Pat Hill and Jenna Wright Martin at the Cazenovia Public Library for the popular Art for Kids program series.

The next installment of this hands-on series will be held Friday, Oct. 25 at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

Discussion and activities will focus on local artist […]

Madison County Libraries participate in “The Great Give Back”

Sullivan Free Library

The Great Give Back is an initiative of public libraries across New York state to provide libraries and their patrons with public service opportunities.

Through Oct. 19, all of the libraries in Madison County will have a box for collecting non-food but still essential items that are not covered by food […]

Cazenovia Public Library news

Sept. 26, 2019: 22nd annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival screenings

Join over 100,000 film enthusiasts across the globe for the 22nd annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival — a weeklong contest (Sept. 26 through Oct. 6) that allows the audience to choose the winners.

The Cazenovia Public Library will screen the 10 finalists on Friday, September 27 […]

Oneida Public Library news

Sept. 24, 6 p.m.: Pushing the Limits: “What the Eyes Don’t See”

For a good read and a fascinating discussion, Prof. Jen Herzog presents Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See,” an account of how a group of community activists uncovered the scandal of dangerous levels of lead in the municipal water of Flint, […]