Jeff the Magic Man takes center stage at the OPL

Jeff “the Magic Man” D’Ambrosio helps celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program Aug. 23, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Oneida Library.

Jeff D’Ambrosio, the “Magic Man,” returns to Oneida Public Library to help celebrate the finale of the OPL’s 2019 Summer Reading Program with his mystifying magic tricks and wizardry with balloons […]

Morrisville Public Library News

By Michelle A. Rounds, Library Manager

Congrats to our Summer Reading Graduates. They are: Layla Abbott, Emerson Armstrong, Esther Armstrong, Wyatt Armstrong, Allison Brown, Kayden Benedict, Serena Chesebro, Declan Church, Jeslyn Church, Tayden Church, Brayden Clark, Esther Claxton, Hannah Claxton, Levi Claxton, Madyson Decock, Mulann Dolkar, Damien Gaiser, Holly Galanis, Jack Galanis, Maci Guilmette, […]

Senator Rachel May announces more than $780,000 in library funding

Senator Rachel May

Senator Rachel May (D-Onondaga, Madison, Oneida) announced that the Mid York Library System, which covers Madison and Oneida counties, has been allocated $436,734, and Onondaga County Public Library has been allocated $326,996 in state aid for library construction funds.

The money will enable our local libraries to complete various construction projects […]

Free Hatha Yoga Classes at Utica Library

The Utica Public Library is offering Hatha yoga with Kristy Caruso at 6:30 p.m. Mondays Sept. 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2019.

Hatha yoga is a practical philosophy that incorporates physical postures, breath work and meditation to bring balance and harmony to the mind and body. This ancient science of wellness and peace is appropriate […]

Oneida Public Library announces August calendar of events

Aug. 1: Summer Story Hour, Thursday at 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and games for summertime fun.

Aug. 6: OPL’s Summer Space Camp, Tuesday, 12-2 p.m.

On Tuesdays in Aug. from 12 to 2 p.m. (Aug. 6-27), OPL’s […]

August 2019 programs at Morrisville Public Library

Library Closures: We are closed for our summer hours on the following Saturdays: August 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31.

To the Milky Way and Beyond: Join us for some intergalactic adventures as we travel beyond the Milky Way on Friday August 2 at 6:30pm. Crafts, games and fun will be had.

Play Mahjong: […]

OPL hosts outdoor art workshop in August

Pictured is Carol Cotton’s “Chicory.”

Oneida Public Library has engaged artist and teacher Carol Cotten to hold a free art workshop in pencil and watercolors called The Nature Journal” out of doors at the Great Swamp Conservancy in Canastota in four weekly sessions, Wednesdays from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., August 7-28.

Like the French […]

Morrisville Public Library news

By Library Manager Michelle A. Rounds

Summer Reading, “Universe of Stories,” is almost over, so keep reading and recording those minutes.  Make sure you turn in your reading records (kids) and book reviews (adults) by 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Aug. 9 please join us for “Under the Stars/Magic in the Sky” at […]

New Woodstock Free Library announces programs, events

The New Woodstock Free Library announced the following programs for the remainder of July and August.

Saturday, July 27: Old Home Day – Walk in the parade *Sign up required  Crafts and More!

Monday, July 29 at 2 PM: A Universe of Art *Sign up required

Monday, August 5 at 2 PM: The Wild Animal […]

Utica Public Library news

Library announces photo contest winners

On Tuesday, June 18, the Utica Public Library held a reception to announce the winners of its sixth annual photography contest for adults. Cash prizes were given out to the winners in attendance. Pictured from left are Anthony M. Rabasca (Best of Show), Colleen Elliott-Blush (Best Striking Use of Color), Barbara Williams Hoehn (Best […]

New Woodstock Free Library news

The New Woodstock Free Library announced the following August programs and events:

Monday, Aug. 5 at 2 p.m.: The Wild Animal Park Traveling Program

Monday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m.: Out of the Cage Pet Mobile

Monday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m.: End of Summer Party

Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 7 p.m.: Book Group […]

Morrisville Public Library News

By Michelle A. Rounds, Library Manager

Summer Reading has begun. We have lots of fun programs and performers planned. For details, visit If the kids read 1,100 hours collectively, they get to COLOR the Library Manager at graduation.

Be sure to join us for our Monday Out of this World Space Matinees. Come […]