Smallfoot (2018) to be shown Jan. 11

The Cazenovia Public Library invites adults and children of all ages to the Community Room for two free screenings of Smallfoot at 3:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11. The animated musical adventure film features original music and an all-star cast.

The story follows Migo, a friendly Yeti who encounters something he thought didn’t exist—a human. When the rest of the Yeti villagers refuse to believe his fantastical tale, Migo faces banishment from his home. To get back in the community’s good graces, Migo embarks on an epic journey to find the mysterious creature.

The film is rated PG and runs 96 minutes. Free popcorn provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Cazenovia Public Library.

LEGO building session Jan. 14

The Cazenovia Public Library invites children ages 5 and older to the Community Room at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 for the chance to channel their inner architect and get building! Museum educator Pat Hill will lead “LEGO My Library,” a fun, hands-on program for young builders. Participants will have access to the library’s vast collection of LEGO construction toys. The program will feature a snowball-thrower challenge and time for creative construction.

The Library is a place of imagination and discovery. Programs like “LEGO My Library” allow children to socialize, be creative, and see their imaginings come to life. Construction toys offer significant educational benefits to children of all ages. Not only is hands-on play fun and exciting, but it also helps to develop motor and spatial skills, ingenuity, critical thinking, social and language proficiencies and more!

Fly-tying workshop Jan. 17

The Cazenovia Public Library invites anglers and outdoor enthusiasts to the Community Room for an Introduction to Fly Tying. Local fisherman Shaun LaVancher will lead the workshop at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. The fun and interactive program is presented by Madison County Trout Unlimited Chapter 680.

Fly-tying is the art of making artificial lures for fly fishing. Many anglers spend the winter months hand-tying flies for the next fishing season. During this special demonstration, LaVancher will introduce a few fly patterns proven to be effective on local streams. In addition to offering expert tips and fishing stories, he will also discuss the basics of aquatic entomology (the study of insects).

All events at the Cazenovia Public Library are free and open to the public. For more information, call 315.655.9322 or visit

By martha

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