Get Ready to Fizz, Boom, Read with OCPL

Summer REading logoIt's Summer Reading Time!

Many OCPL libraries are having Summer Reading Program events throughout June, July and August.

For Kids: See specific program schedules, select library program guides or contact your local library for details.

Teens, check out the newly designed Spark A Reaction site to earn badges and get involved in the cool summer reading programs just for teens!

Sundaes on Fridays @ Central Library

Ice cream sundaeFridays, August 1 and 22, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:20 PM,
Central Library

Central Library is Soooo Cool! Especially when there are Sundaes on Fridays. Teens, grades 7-12 are invited for ice cream sundaes, books discussions, fun activities and prizes.

Community Symbolic Tree Painting Session @ Jordan Bramley Library

Community Symbolic Tree logoSaturday, August 2, 2014
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM,
Jordan Bramley Library

Fine Artist Maria Rizzo, winner of the 2014 Individual Art Commission from CNY Arts, will hold a community painting session for her Onondaga County Symbolic Tree project.  Participants age 16 and older who will have been pre-selected and instructed by Maria will each have 25 minutes to work on the group painting.

If you want to be part of this special event, please email the artist at  The public is encouraged to observe the painters and their process.

See additional OCPL locations hosting this event.
This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the NYS Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the NYS Legislature and administered by CNY Arts.

Delivery Man, Showing @ Central Library

Movie timeSaturday, August 2, 2014
1:00 PM, Central Library

Showing: Delivery Man
(Rated PG-13) An aging slacker and former sperm donor discovers that he is the biological father of 533 children, and that 142 of them have filed a lawsuit to learn his true identity in this Dreamworks comedy starring Vince Vaughn.

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