iPad Users Show-and-Tell Offered

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Librarian Michele Ryan will show Apple iPad users how to get the most out of their devices in a free show-and-tell at the Oneida Public Library Tuesday, March 26, at 2 p.m.

From downloading apps to wirelessly streaming films, Ryan will cover the spectrum of options in iPad tablets. Of […]

OPL’s After-School Science Program gets a Charge

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2013) Elementary-school students can charge up the new year at Oneida Public Library when the After-school Science program offers a crash course in electrical currents called Circuit Circus Tuesday Jan. 15 at 4 p.m.

Youth Librarian Michele Ryan will provide the makings of a snap circuit project, and the students will […]

After School Science at the OPL Concocts Crystals

(Oneida, NY – Dec. 2012) This month’s installment of After School Science at Oneida Public Library Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 4 p.m. brings on the holiday season with the making of crystals that can be shaped into ornaments for the family tree.

Youth Librarian Michele Ryan will provide the materials and the secret formula that […]

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Comes to Oneida

(Oneida, NY – Sept. 2012) Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has set up shop at the Oneida Public Library and is offering to mail free books once a month to the youngest residents in the Oneida area as long as their parents or guardians are legal residents in the 13421 zip code area.

“Imagination Library is […]

OPL’s Preschool Programs Up and Running

(Oneida, NY – Sept. 2012) Starting Tuesday, Sept. 11, Oneida Public Library’s early literacy programming for preschoolers and their parents or guardians resumes for the school year.

Ready To Read for children from birth through 2 years of age is scheduled for Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m., while Ready, Set, Read for 3- to […]

Kids get the lowdown on Snowflakes at OPL

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2012) School-aged children can learn the secrets of snowflakes in Winter Wonders at the Oneida Public Library with Michele Ryan Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m.

Children will learn how snowflakes are formed and how varied they can be, while doing their own experiment in snowflakes.

The program is free. For […]

Animals, Kids and the Oneida Railway


No. 522 stops at the Lenox Avenue Depot of the Oneida Railway Co., a spur of the West Shore electrified third rail connecting Utica with Syracuse. (Photo courtesy of John Taibi)

Oneida Public Library News

(Oneida, NY – Jan. 2012) School-aged children can learn nature’s way of coping with the harsh Upstate winters […]