3rd Floor of Central Library Closed
for Construction

Exclamation pointThe 3rd floor of the Central Library is now closed for construction.

You will now find computers, restrooms, books, music, reference & information on the fourth floor.

Central Library's new hours are:

8:30 AM – Browse Level Opens [Monday - Friday]
9:00 AM – Floors 4 & 5 Open [Monday - Friday]
9:00 AM - Browse Level, Floors 4 & 5 Open [Saturdays]

See our "Where Do I Find...?" guide to help locate the temporary location of materials and services and read our FAQs for additional information about the renovations.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Central Teens Summer Reading Contest

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Submissions Due July 6, 2015

Teen Summer Reading:  Participate online or in-person!  Win PRIZES, PRIZES, PRIZES!

WIN 4 tickets to the Syracuse Chiefs HONORARY CAPTAIN EXPERIENCE Participation in Pre-game ceremonies, such as lineup card exchange with team manager, four reserved box tickets, photo opportunity with team manager, tour of dugout during pre-game ceremonies, pre-game parking pass.
Submissions due by July 6th for a chance to WIN!
[See Contest Details]

Garden Ramble CNY Reads Fundraiser

GardenWednesday, July 8, 2015
4:30 PM - Dusk
Sycamore Hill Gardens
Register today to visit beautiful Sycamore Hill Gardens and support CNY READS.
Limited to 30 participants, each of three Garden Rambles will be a unique opportunity to enjoy this peaceful 40 acre private garden. The garden’s owners will be available for conversation and questions, and a boxed lunch will be included to enjoy anywhere in the garden.
Spaces are filling fast - for information and registration form: www.onlib.org/cnyreads.htm

Skaneateles Library Book Sale @
Village Hall

Book SaleThursday, July 9, 2015
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Friday, July 10, 2015
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Satuday, July 11, 2015
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Bag Sale Day - $5/bag
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Village Hall (26 Fennell Street, Skaneateles)

Thousands of books for kids, teens and adults! $1-$3, plus rare books and specialty items priced as marked. Bag sale on Sunday ($5/bag)! Call 315-685-5135 or visit www.skaneateleslibrary.org

Dessert & Discussion @ Betts Branch

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2:30 PM, Betts Branch

Elizabeth Johns, author of the Loring-Abbott series, will facilitate a discussion about historical fiction. Bring along your favorite historical fiction book(s) to share with other readers in an informal group setting. Enter a drawing for a Kindle Fire HDX. Enjoy light refreshments.

OCPL libraries are hosting a series of five “Dessert & Discussion” summer reading events about popular literary genres.  Other programs in the series will focus on romance, mystery, thrillers and history (nonfiction). Made possible in part by a state grant secured by Senator John A. DeFrancisco.

Tuesday PageTurners @ Central

Tuesday PageTurnersTuesday, July 14, 2015
5:30 PM, Central Library
Art of Hearing Heartbeats

by Jan Philip Sendker

A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma.

Central Library’s book club for adults meets the second Tuesday of each month. Meet new friends, have fun, and discuss interesting books. 435-1900 for more information.

Summer Reading Kicks Off Across OCPL!

Every hero has a story [Kids logo] Make Your Summer @ your Library [Teens logo] Many OCPL summer reading programs are starting this week! Get ready to get involved and have a great summer with OCPL.

Kids: Visit the Kids Summer Reading Program webpages.

Teens: Sign up online at Make Your Summer @ Your Library, or see the program guides for library events.

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