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Renovated Third Floor - Now Open!

The newly renovated third floor at Central Library is now open. Library users can access the Local History & Genealogy dept., fiction & non-fiction collections, and reference & research.

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Patrons and staff enter the newly renovated 3rd floor of the Central Library

OCPL rendering as seen from Salina Stret

More Information About OCPL Renovations

2016 - 2017 Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series Announced

Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series logoThe Friends of the Central Library have announced the 2016-2017 Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

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Evolution and Antibiotic Resistance Workshop @ Skaneateles Library

bacteriaTuesday, May 3, 2016
7:00 PM, Skaneateles Library

Learn the history of antibiotics and how they act on bacteria. Explore how both good and bad microbes impact our daily lives, how bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics and the socioeconomic impact of resistant bacteria. Hear about current areas of research that may deal with a future of microbes resistant to current antibiotic therapy. Presented by molecular biologist Dr. John Gilly. Registration appreciated.

Mother’s Day Cards and Gift

Mother's Day approaches!Saturday, May 7, 2016
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM, Paine Branch

Come make a beautiful card and a thoughtful gift your mom / grandmother will be sure to love! 

All supplies provided.

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Tuesday Page Turners @ Central Library

Tuesday Page TurnersTuesday, May 10, 2016
5:30 PM, Central Library
Discussing: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
A children’s classic revisited.  As adults we will experience the adventures of Alice falling into a very strange world.

Art Exhibit @ White Branch

Burmese photos

Through May 31, 2016

White Branch Library

Art Exhibit: Amazing color photography of the people and places of Burma (Myanmar) from local photographer and intrepid world traveler, Erich Stapelfeldt.

Exhibit showing in the Adult room

White Branch Library

763 Butternut St.



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