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

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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 […]

Fairy Tea One of Many March Events Planned

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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 […]

‘Forks Over Knives’ Cooking Demo is Feb. 27

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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 […]

Stained Glass Creations, Talks and Tea Featured in February

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By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2013) February is a very busy month at the Canastota Public Library. The library will hold several talks and a tea and the library will also begin its regular children’s weekly programming this month.

Ev Thompson is our Artist for the month of February. […]

February Fairy Tea Features Local Author

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(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2013) Author Nariman Jiries will read her book, “Grace-a-Lena Learns the Meaning of Self-Esteem,” at a Fairy Tea to be held at the Canastota Public Library on Saturday Feb. 9 at 2 p.m.

The tea is open to Mothers, Daughters, Grandmothers and Aunts who would like […]

Programs to Keep You Involved

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By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Jan. 2013) January is a time for renewal for many of us. It is a time to reconsider our lives and perhaps make changes or slight tweaks to our daily schedules. The Canastota Public Library is offering some great programs during the month of January […]

Holiday Items from the 1930s on Display

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(Canastota, NY – Dec. 2012) Through Dec. 31 The Swamp Snappers of the Great Swamp Conservancy will be our guest artists for December. They will be displaying and selling their wonderful photography. Their work is on display in the Lawson Community Room as well as on the first floor of […]

Aquaponics, Writing Contest Winners and Healthy Eating on Schedule

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By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Nov. 2012) Nov. 1 to 31 Art Exhibit: The Knitting Groups of the Canastota Public Library will continue to display and sell their creations during the month of November. Their work can be viewed in the display case on the first floor of the library, […]

Learn How to Use a Computer

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By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – April 2012) The Canastota Public Library is holding a special evening Computer Class on Wednesday, April 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the library’s Carnegie Room. In this class, Instructor Pat McLeod will review the basics of how to use a computer.

This hands-on […]

March In To The Library

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By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – March 2012) Historically, March was considered to be the beginning of the Roman ‘work year.’ In thinking about that, I am wondering if it isn’t too late to think of March as a new beginning for us. Surely spring is right around the bend and […]

Swamp Snappers Make Donation

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By Elizabeth Totten

(Canastota, NY – Feb. 2012) The Swamp Snappers exhibited their beautiful nature photographs at the Canastota Public Library and are now saying thanks in a very kind way. This camera club has elected to donate a year’s subscription of “Outdoor Photographer” to the library.

Beginning in March, the […]