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will be Closed For Renovations
beginning Wednesday November 18.
Anticipated re-opening in December 2015.

Black Friday Sale @ Liverpool

Black Friday SaleThese deals are only available Friday, Nov 27 from 9am-6pm.

For those who have been naughty… 50% OFF OVERDUE BOOK FINES*

*Applies to fine on Liverpool items only. Must pay off entire fine. Does not apply to lost, damaged or collection fees. 

For those looking for some nice deals…

Buy One Get One Free BOOK SALE

In addition to our lobby book sale, we have a HUGE collection of cookbooks, holiday books in the Carman Community Room. Prices start at $2 and go down - and that’s before the BOGO discount

Visit our website LPL.org for more info and to download the Black Friday flier with other exciting ways to save money and get more freebies.

Toddler Story Time & Craft @ Hazard

Story TimeMonday, November 30, 2015
10:30 AM, Hazard Branch

In this sensory story time we’ll rhyme, chime and play the drums to capture toddlers’ attention. 

For ages birth to four years, and their parents and caregivers.

Hour of Code @ Paine Branch

Hour of Code logo Friday, December 4, 2015
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM, Paine Branch
1st Grade – High School

What is the Hour of Code?

A one-hour, hands on activity. Students of all ages can choose from a variety of self-guided tutorials, for kindergarten and up. No experience needed, just a desire to learn!

Please register at dmcgregor@onlib.org or call 435-5442

Belle Aire: An English Handbell Ensemble @ Petit Branch

handbellsSaturday, December 5, 2015
2:30 PM, Petit Branch

Ring in the holiday season at Petit Branch! Belle Aire performs on 4½ octaves of English Handbells, the music ranging from Bach to Beatles. The musicians will also talk about the history of handbells, music production, and what it is like to play the instrument. Bring the whole family for this special musical event.

Syracuse Talent Showcase @ Beauchamp

musical notes Saturday, December 5, 2015
3:00 PM, Beauchamp Branch

Please join us for a city-wide artistic talent showcase. This is a great opportunity for participants to showcase their talent, gain exposure, perform liturgical movement, sing spiritual, and gospel music, along with other positive popular music. 

Selected participants will be mentored for the culminating event which will be announced and televised. Please call 315-435-3395 to sign up before Tuesday, December 1, 2015. Ages 12 and up.​

National Picture Book Month

Picture Book MonthNovember is National Picture Book Month! And, with wonderful timing, the NYT has just released their 2015 selections for Best Illustrated Children’s Books.

Every book on this list is a work of art, and reading one to your child is a perfect way to celebrate picture books and will also give them a strong foundation for success in school.

Check out a picture book from your local library today!

Charity Giving Resources @ OCPL

'Tis the Season'Tis the Season to Be Giving

This time of year, we are all bombarded by solicitations for donations to worthy causes. But to pursue responsible and informed philanthropy and ensure your holiday contributions are well-spent, check out our Charity Giving Resource Guide.

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