Oneida Public Library calendar

Feb. 1 through 28, 2019

Feb. 2

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The OPL Friends’ Accessories Sale. Friends of the Oneida Public Library are selling at unusually low prices gently used accessories, including a wide diversity of costume jewelry, to benefit the library.
  • 11 a.m. Family Super Saturday: Bingo for Books. To promote the national day for bringing children to their local library, OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites families with young children to play Bingo for Books together at 11 am and have fun at 12:30 with high-tech toys like Snap Circuits and Cubelets.

Feb. 4

  • Monday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis. Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.

Feb. 5

  • Tuesday, 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.

Feb. 6

  • Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis. Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.
  • Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m., Tech Help. The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are ready to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.
  • Wednesday at 6 p.m. Family Movie Night: “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.” Based on actual events, “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero” is a 2018 computer-animated film that tells the tale of a stray dog dubbed Stubby adopted by a young soldier in training camp and smuggled off to the trenches of World War I, where he becomes a real hero.

Feb. 7

  • Thursday at 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

Feb. 11

  • Monday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis. Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.
  • Monday at 1 p.m., Monday Movie Matinee: “The Wife.” Glenn Close portrays the supportive wife of a famous, egotistical author played by Jonathan Pryce in this 2018 film drama of a 30-year marriage skewed by infidelities and ambition.
  • Monday at 6 p.m., Friends of the Library Meeting. Friends of the Oneida Public Library will hold a regular planning meeting in the OPL’s Meeting Room. New members are welcome.

Feb. 12

  • Tuesday, 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.

Feb. 13

  • Monday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis. Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.
  • Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m., Tech Help. The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are ready to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.
  • Wednesday at 6 p.m., Valentine’s Day Craft. Parents and children will make one-of-a-kind “Mini-Heart Pillows” for their favorite valentines. All the materials are supplied, while no sewing skills are required.

Feb. 14

  • Thursday at 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

Feb. 18

  • Monday, Presidents’ Day. The library will be closed to honor Presidents Washington and Lincoln. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Feb. 19

  • Tuesday at 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.
  • Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., Utica Zoomobile: New York Animals. Students on winter break will enjoy an informative visit from the keepers of the Utica Zoomobile, who will be on hand with a sampling of animals inhabiting the northern forests of New York State.
  • Tuesday, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Adulting 101: Basic Finances. Growing up is hard enough, so the OPL is helping high-school students (16 years old and up) to prepare to be independent adults with a mini to course on four basic lessons, one each day during the school’s winter break. First up Feb. 19 is Basic Finances. To ensure a seat and get handouts, students should sign up at the Library Desk or call (315) 363-3050 to register.

Feb. 20

  • Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis. Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.
  • Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m., Tech Help. The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are ready to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.
  • Wednesday, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Adulting 101: Clothing Care. Today’s lesson in the OPL’s winter break mini-course on becoming an independent adult for high-school students (16 years old and up) is Clothing Care. Registration at the Library Desk or by calling the library at (315) 363-3050 is recommended.
  • Wednesday at 6 p.m., Balloon Workshop with Jeff the Magic Man. Jeff the Magic Man comes to the OPL to teach children in grades 1 through 5 on winter break how to twist balloons into fantastic animal shapes. Space is limited so parents are encouraged to register their children soon at the Library Desk or by phone at (315) 363-3050.

Feb. 21

  • Thursday at 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.
  • Thursday, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Adulting 101: Interviewing. Today’s lesson in the OPL’s winter break mini to course on becoming an independent adult for high-school students (16 years old and up) is Interviewing for a Job or College. Registration at the Library Desk or by calling the library at (315) 363-3050 is recommended.

Feb. 22

  • Friday at 10 a.m., Donuts and the War Game. An army marches on its stomach, so when students aged 6 to 12 years enlist for the OPL’s War card game tournament, they’ll be supplied with a variety of donuts. But they should sign up beforehand to ensure supplies.
  • Friday, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Adulting 101: Easy Meals. Today’s lesson in the OPL’s winter break mini-course on becoming an independent adult for high-school students (16 years old and up) is Easy and Healthful Meals. Registration at the Library Desk or by calling the library at (315) 363-3050 is recommended.

Feb. 25

  • Monday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis. Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.
  • Monday at 1 p.m., Monday Movie Matinee: “The Favorite.” In “The Favorite,” a 2018 costume drama set in early eighteenth-century England, a frail and ailing Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) lets Lady Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz) rule her court until a sly servant (Emma Stone) becomes her favorite.

Feb. 26

  • Tuesday at 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.
  • Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., OPL Board Meeting. The Oneida Public Library Board of Trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room, 220 Broad St., Oneida. The public is invited to attend. The Meeting Room permits barrier-free access to the physically handicapped. For more information, call the Oneida Library at (315) 363-3050.
  • Tuesday at 7 p.m., Budget Hearing and Candidates’ Night. The Oneida Public Library Board of Trustees invites the public for a hearing on the proposed library operating budget for fiscal year July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 as well as for meeting the candidates for the board seat opening up July 1. The hearing will be in the library’s Meeting Room, 220 Broad St, Oneida, which permits barrier-free access to the physically handicapped. The library vote on the proposed budget and the trustee election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 5, from 12 to 9 p.m. at the library.
  • Tuesday at 6 p.m., Pushing the Limits Book Club: “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh.” For a good read and fascinating discussion about the latest science, Prof. Jen Herzog presents “She Has Her Mother’s Laugh” by science journalist Carl Zimmer, in which he discusses how humans are shaped by both genetic and hereditary traits how biogenetic engineering may put our human inheritance at risk. OPL desk clerks can order copies of the book for registered participants.

Feb. 27

  • Monday, 9 a.m. to noon, Senior Tax Help. Seniors can get tax help and electronic filing from IRS trained and certified volunteers with Cornell Co-op on a first-come, first-served basis Tax filers should bring their last year’s returns and relevant tax documents.
  • Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m., Tech Help. The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are ready to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.
  • Wednesday at 6 p.m., Family Game Night. Family members, both children and adults, can bond over exciting board games, including Settlers of Catan, Candyland, Uno or a favorite one brought from home to share.

Feb. 28

  • Thursday at 10 a.m., Ready To Read. OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

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