Acrylic paint pouring with Delynn Orton of Bravo Art & Design

Would you like to participate in a beautiful, artistic experience that has consistently received great reviews? Delynn Orton, Bravo Art and Design, will be conducting “Introduction to Fluid Art, acrylic paint pouring” at the Canastota Public Library. Saturday, April 13 from noon until 3, participants will create their own acrylic masterpieces!

Acrylic paint pouring […]

Elizabeth Martina book talk March 19

Elizabeth A. Martina will speak at the Canastota Public Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Martina, originally from Rome, is a writer of historical fiction. Her latest book, published in 2015, is “The Ragman Murders.” The book focuses on Italian immigrants who settle in the Northeast. They bring with them their own […]

Generate More Than You Use

Think Local

By Chris Hoffman

(Madison County, NY – May 2013) I have a friend who could be the poster boy for sustainable living. He grows his own vegetables. He heats his house with a wood stove, and when the stove is going, plans meals so that he can use it to cook as well. […]

Canastota Public Library Proposes Budget Increase; Vote is May 7

(Canastota, NY- April 2013) The Board of Trustees of the Canastota Public Library announces that it will hold a budget vote for fiscal year 2013-2014 on Tuesday May 7 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Library in the Lawson Community Room located in the lower level. The Library is located at 102 W. Center […]

Canastota Library Begins Seed Exchange

Pictured is the Canastota Public Library’s new seed exchange display.

By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – April 2013) It’s spring and the Canastota Public Library is celebrating with something new. We’re starting The Canastota Seed Exchange. A Seed Exchange is just what you would imagine. The basic idea is that you come to the library […]

Mama Pajama Celebrates Spring

Canastota Public Library News

By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – April 2013) Are you ready to celebrate spring with your preschooler? Well, spring has sprung and Mama Pajama wants to celebrate at the Canastota Public Library on Thursday April 18 at 10 a.m. Mama Pajama and her Playhouse will be waiting for you and your […]

Life as a Civil War Soldier: Diary of a Canastota Man featured at next Canalside Talk

(Canastota, NY – April 2013) On Monday April 15 at 7 p.m. at the Canastota Public Library, the next Canalside Talk features “Young Man from Canastota in the Civil War.”

Learn about the life of Civil War soldiers through the experiences of Oliver Tibbetts May, “A Young Man From Canastota In The Civil War,” a […]

Families Celebrate Reading at First Literacy Event

“Cat in the Hat” (Maureen Fox of CAP) and two young readers enjoyed choosing books in the event’s book room. More than 1,000 gently used books were donated from the community to distribute at the event.

“Captain Book” (Liz Metzger, Director of Canastota Public Library) read stories to children attending CAP’s first annual Literacy Event.


Canastota Library Budget Hearing Planned

(Canastota, NY – March 2013) The Canastota Public Library Board of Trustees will hold an informational meeting about the fiscal year 2013-14 budget Wednesday, March 20, at 7 p.m.

The budget amount is $328,257.

The meeting will be held in the second-floor Carnegie Room, and questions will be answered at that time. Copies of the […]

Fairy Tea One of Many March Events Planned

Canastota Public Library News

By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – March 2013) March will be a busy month for the Canastota Public Library. With spring just around the corner but we’ve still got some winter weather ahead of us. The library has fun talks and programming planned while we wait for spring to arrive.

Erin […]

From Rosie to Harriet: Canalside Talk features women’s role during and after World War II

(Canastota, NY – March 2013) On Thursday March 7 at 7 p.m. the Canastota Public Library will host the talk “From Rosie the Riveter to Harriet the Happy Homemaker: Women on Screen During and After World War II” by Rob Edelman.

Edelman is a lecturer in film history at the University at Albany. This presentation […]

‘Forks Over Knives’ Cooking Demo is Feb. 27

Canastota Public Library News

By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2013) Forks Over Knives—the book, the film, the movement—is back again in a Cookbook. This whole-foods, plant-based diet is sweeping the country. If you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, and prevent (or even reverse) chronic conditions such as heart disease and type […]