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Limited Browsing Begins

The library is now allowing patrons to walk-in and browse our collection at the new 459 Main Street location in a limited capacity. Patrons must wear masks and wait to be checked in. The hours for browsing are as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11-4

Curbside Window Open

The library has begun offering curbside services at our new 459 Main Street location. The drive-thru window is open Monday through Friday with varying hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11-4 | Tuesday, Thursday: 11-8

Have a question about library services or would you like to pick up an item? Library still is currently available via phone Monday through Friday from 10am to 3pm at 315-363-3050.

New Website On the Way!

Be on the look out for a new website in the coming weeks.

Absentee Ballot Application

The library’s budget vote is coming up on Tuesday, March 2. If you would like to receive an absentee ballot please fill out the application below and return it to the library.

Absentee Ballot Application

Jan
7
Tue
Tech Connect: Free Computer Help
Jan 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


To get free personal help on any problem you’re having with your computer, tablet, cell phone or device or to learn how to download, upload or research online, stop by the OPL Tuesdays to consult with Tech Connect’s Amanda McCallops.

Yoga for Seniors
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Bill Skinner, a certified Hatha yoga instructor, is back for a new season of weekly classes for seniors in safe and practical yoga postures and exercises for better all-round health. The class is free and open to all seniors. New students are welcome.

Jan
8
Wed
Tech Help
Jan 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

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The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are available to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.

Jan
15
Wed
Family Night: Learning ASL
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Yes, you too can communicate with deaf persons by learning their graceful and poetic language. All family members can learn the basics, helpful words and phrases of American Sign Language. Megan Gillander, a sign-language adept, will lead the class.

Feb
3
Mon
Senior Tax Help
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


IRS certified volunteers under the auspices of Cornell Co-operative Extension will provide free tax help and electronic filing to seniors on a first-come, first-served basis. Seniors should bring all their pertinent tax documents and last year’s return with them. Tax Help at the OPL continues Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., through April 15.

Feb
5
Wed
Senior Tax Help
Feb 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm


IRS certified volunteers under the auspices of Cornell Co-operative Extension will provide free tax help and electronic filing to seniors on a first-come, first-served basis. Seniors should bring all their pertinent tax documents and last year’s return with them. Tax Help at the OPL continues Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., through April 15.

Feb
7
Fri
Half-day, Craft-day
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm


When Oneida City School District’s elementary schools have a half-day, students can come to the OPL to make their own creations using the library’s arts and crafts materials.

Feb
17
Mon
Presidents’ Day
Feb 17 all-day

Oneida Public Library is closed February 17 to commemorate Presidents’ Day. The library will be open as usual on Tuesday, February 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 8: p.m.

Feb
25
Tue
OPL Board Candidates’ Night and Budget Hearing
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Oneida Public Library Board of Trustees invites the public for a hearing on the proposed library operating budget for the library’s fiscal year July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 as well as for meeting the candidates for the one board seat opening up July 1. The hearing will be in the library’s Meeting Room, 220 Broad St, Oneida, which permits barrier-free access to the physically handicapped. The library vote on the proposed budget and the trustee election is scheduled for Tuesday, March 3, 2020, from 12:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the library.

Feb
26
Wed
After-school Book Club
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Oneida Public Library’s Youth Services Coordinator, Megan Gillander invites all third to fifth graders to come to the library and discuss the final chapters of “Book Scavenger” and prepare for the March selection, “The Library of Ever,” the first in a series by Zeno Alexander.