It's Your Library! Tell Us What You Think!

OCPL logo* Central Library is planning a major redesign of its space and services this year.

* We want to know what you think we should look like and offer.

* Take our survey, or stop in to the Central Library and write on our comment board or paper survey.

Teen Advisory Board @ Paine Branch

Teen Advisory Board logoMonday, March 2, 2015
6:00-7:00 PM, Paine Branch

Be a part of the TAB (Teen Advisory Board)! Paine Branch is looking for conscientious teens to give input on library programming, books, and volunteer opportunities. We want to hear from you! Being part of the Teen Advisory Board looks great on a high school transcript! Yes, we will have snacks. Ideas and friends are welcome. Sign up with Deanna at

World Read Aloud Day with OCPL

World Read Aloud Day logoWednesday, March 4, 2015

World Read Aloud Day is an opportunity to celebrate reading
and writing and the power of words.  Join our community of readers for celebrations at OCPL libraries

Last year 1 million people celebrated World Read Aloud Day. Let’s make the movement even bigger this year.  #readaloud on 3/4!          

CNY Reads Book Discussions

CNY ReadsThursday, March 5, 2015
3:00 PM, Creekside Books & Coffee, Skaneateles
6:30 PM, Petit Branch

Join us for a facilitated discussion of as the 2015 CNY Reads One Book selection, The First of July by Elizabeth Speller. This war epic tracks the life experiences of four disparate Allied soldiers fighting in the Battle of the Somme. [More Events]

Paine Branch Homeschool Program Annual Balsa Wood Bridge Competition

bridge buildingDesign & Build Days:

Friday, March 6, 2015
Friday, March 13, 2015

2:00 PM, Paine Branch

For: 7th – 12th grade students

Students are invited to design and build a balsa wood bridge capable of supporting loads applied to the structure according to the competition rules. Participants should plan on attending all dates. Materials will be provided. Competition is Friday, March 20th, time to be determined. If you would like to join a team and participate, sign-up with Deanna at

Sponsored by the SUNY ESF Student Construction Association

Art Exhibit @ White Branch

art exhibitMarch 2015
White Branch Library

Come see recent photos of Erich Stapelfeldt’s travels to Guatemala, Costa Rica and Namibia.(South West Africa) Emphasis is placed on the wilderness areas featuring the large diversity of animals, landscapes and people. Erich Stapelfeldt has a life long interest in photography and lives in Liverpool, New York.

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