February Teen Advisory Board @ Paine

Teen Advisory BoardMonday, February 2, 2015
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
, Paine Branch
Looking for responsible teens to join our TAB group as we prepare for the Teen Advisory Board book sale and plan future teen events. This monthly gathering will have a Groundhog's Day twist.


CNY Reads Book Discussion

Elizabeth Speller headshot and The First of July book coverTuesday, February 3, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM 
Location: OASIS
Details: Free, No OASIS fee.

The 2015 CNY Reads selection is The First of July by Elizabeth Speller. For details on the book, the author and coming events, see the CNY Reads The First of July website.


Film Showing @ White Branch

Movie TimeThursday, February 5, 2015
Showings @ 3:00 PM & 5:00 PM
White Branch Library

Ok, Enough, Goodbye (Lebanon, feature film, subtitles in English1:31)
A film about Lebanon, abandonment, decay, and architecture.

In the small, tightly knit city of Tripoli, Lebanon, where family bonds run very deep, a forty-year-old man still lives with his elderly mother and has given up on the idea of becoming independent. But when one day his mother suddenly leaves him, the man is left with nothing but the company of the small city and what it offers.


OCPL MasterClass - Preliminary Workshop

OCPL MasterClass Saturday, February 7, 2015
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM,
Hazard Branch Library

All participants are invited to a preliminary workshop offering suggestions and support. Then choose a location for your class. Locations and dates listed on the OCPL MasterClass website. Everyone, of all ages and backgrounds, at all levels of skill and talent, is invited. Original works are encouraged.

Fiddles, Tunes & Tales from Norway

Toby Weinberg, Fiddle PlayerSaturday, February 7, 2015
2:30 PM, Petit Branch
Featuring: Toby Weinberg

Come listen to the sounds of the Hardanger fiddle and experience the Spelemann's art.  In the old tradition in Norway, the Spelemann was both a fiddler and a story teller.  The tunes and stories have come down to us across the centuries as an oral tradition learned by rote by each new generation.  Toby Weinberg is one of the preeminent performers on the Hardanger fiddle in North America, and the only one dedicated to keeping alive the Spelemann's art of storytelling as well as the music.  We believe that this combination is a distant echo of the ancient art of the Viking skalds, though the fiddle has replaced the harp for more than 400 years, and the stories are no longer sung but told.


Wireless Printing Now Available @ OCPL

Wireless PrintingPrinting from wireless devices is now available at Central & City Branch Libraries! You can easily print to any of the Syracuse city library public printers from your wireless device (laptop, tablet or smart phone), regardless of device or your location. Use your browser, email or app to send your printout to a specific library printer, then stop by to pick up your print within the two hour limit. [More details, instructions]


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