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 […]

Talk on Genetically Modified Food is April 17

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(Oneida, NY – April 2013) Beth Aust addresses the health issues surrounding the controversial use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the human food supply at Oneida Public Library Wednesday April 17 at 6:30 p.m.

According to the Non-GMO Project, a not-for-profit organization promoting GMO-free food, the practice of GMOs uses […]

Genesee Ted Trio to Perform April 16

(Oneida, NY – April 2013) Genesee Ted, a local trio of old-time musicians and singers, will appear at Oneida Public Library Tuesday April 16 at 7 p.m. for a free concert of folk, blues, bluegrass, country and original tunes.

The group is made up of Dana Cooke on mandolin, guitar and strumstick; Eileen Rose on […]

Mad Professor Explores the Life of Eggs

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(Oneida, NY – April 2013) After-school Science at Oneida Public Library on Tuesday April 16 at 4 p.m. brings back Jen Herzog, the mad professor, to dazzle elementary students with the wonders of the egg.

Herzog, a professor at Herkimer Community College, will show samples of eggs from several species, including […]

Spring Break Brings Lambs and a Film to the OPL

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(Oneida, NY – April 2013) Oneida Public Library offers housebound students on spring break welcome diversions with a premier showing of the recent animated film release “Rise of the Guardians” on Tuesday April 9 at 2 p.m. and a close-up show and tell about spring lambs with Lisa Mawson on Friday […]

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 […]

Friends of Oneida Library to host Anniversary Party

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Friends of the Oneida Public Library invite members of community to share with them a 40th anniversary party, complete with refreshments, at the library, 220 Broad St., on Saturday, March 23 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

“We’re celebrating our accomplishments for the past 40 years,” said David Alvord, president of […]

Remembering Civil War Hero Gen. Henry Slocum

An early wartime photo from the Matthew Brady studio shows the young Maj. Gen. Henry Warner Slocum of the 27th New York Infantry, age 36. (Photo courtesy Library of Congress)

Oneida Public Library News

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Historian Sue Greenhagen will present in words and pictures the extraordinary career of Maj. Gen. Henry […]

Oneida Library Budget Passes

(Oneida, NY – March 7, 2013) Registered voters in the Oneida Public Library Special District approved the library’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2013-14 by 443 votes to 233 no votes in the budget vote and trustee election that was held March 5 at the library.

Current trustees Patricia Albaugh and Robert Wilkins were re-elected […]

Oneida Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election Slated for March 5

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) After a successful 2012, with increases in patronage and circulation, Oneida Public Library goes to the voters in the library’s Special District on March 5 with a proposed budget for its fiscal year 2013-14 and a slate of candidates running for three seats on the library’s Board of Trustees.

Current […]

Jason Emerson Presents ‘Lincoln and His Family’

Oneida Public Library News

(Oneida, NY – March 2013) Lincoln scholar and author Jason Emerson will appear at Oneida Public Library Saturday March 2 at 2 p.m. to reveal the personal life of Abraham Lincoln at home in the White House with his wife Mary and his sons Robert, William (“Willie”) and Thomas (“Tad”).

While […]

OPL Board Hosts Open Hearing on Budget, Trustee Election

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2013) The Oneida Public Library Board of Trustees invites the public to an open hearing Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Meeting Room to discuss the proposed OPL operating budget and present the candidates running for election to the board.

On Tuesday, March 5, from 12 noon to […]