3rd Floor of Central Library Closed
for Construction

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

Where Do I Find?
** Temporary locations of 3rd floor
items & services

Renovations & Hours Info Page

CNY Reads Announces
2016 Season Selection

CNY Reads One BookTo Kill a Mockingbird is this year's book pick for all of CNY to read.

here will be a flurry of activity throughout Central New York surrounding some of the all too current themes of this classic novel, from January through March 2016.

A film series, book discussions, and lectures will all be a part of this community wide dialogue. Syracuse Stage, a CNY Reads consortium member, will produce the play To Kill a Mockingbird from February 24 – March 26, including 15 student matinees. Programs in conjunction with the play will be part of the CNY Reads season. We invite you to read this classic again for the first time!

Dessert & Discussion @ Petit Branch

Cake Monday, July 27, 2015
6:00 PM, Petit Branch

A Program about Mystery:
Hosted by Brian Abbott, mystery author

Brian Abbott, author of Death on Stoneridge, will facilitate a discussion about the mystery genre. Bring along your favorite mystery 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, historical fiction, thrillers and history (nonfiction).
Made possible in part by a state grant secured by Senator John A. DeFrancisco.

Cardboard Challenge @ Paine Branch

cardboard gamesTuesday, July 28, 2015
2:00 PM, Paine Branch
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
2:00 PM, Paine Branch

Children put their ingenuity into action making toys, games and other creations from cardboard and other recycled materials, during Paine Branch Maker Days.
[More Cardboard Challenge events @ OCPL]

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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