The Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series is now the largest library-related lecture series in the country. Our lectures have enriched the Central New York community by presenting some of the best literary talent of our time to entertain, delight and inform our audience.
The CNY Reads One Book Consortium, currently coordinated by Onondaga County Public Library, and consisting of a rapidly expanding group of Central New York partners, promotes reading, research, discovery, and sharing of perspectives among local citizens by encouraging them to read the same book and to participate in programs related to that book.
Reading to a therapy dog is a fun and rewarding opportunity for school-age children to read one-on-one to a real, live and gentle dog. Children read aloud, one-on-one, to certified, trained dogs at the library with the dog’s handler present.