Hazard Branch Library September Events

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Hazard Branch Library
1620 W. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13204


Savvy Speakers Toastmasters
Fridays, September 12 and 19
10:00 am

Do you feel anxious about speaking in public?  Toastmasters can help you polish your skills and gain confidence.


Needle Work Creators
Saturdays, September 6, 13, 20 and 27
9:00-11:00 am

Join Hazard’s needle work creators for knitting, crocheting and needlepoint.   Beginners and advanced needle workers are welcome.  Bring your own supplies and share needle work knowledge with your peers!


Computers for Beginners
, September 3, 10, 17 and 24
10:00 a.m.

One-on-one instruction on Internet searching, word processing, e-mail and more is available by appointment.  Please call 435-5326.

High School Equivalency Classes

Hazard Library and The Newland Center have partnered to provide High School Equivalency (HSE) instruction at the library.   Call Linda at 471-1446 and ask to schedule a time for tutoring at Hazard Branch.


Miss Maggie’s Stories and More
Fridays, September 5 and 26
3:30 pm

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month.   Stories and hands-on activities will be based on back-to-school fun!  For ages 5 to 12.

Make-It-Yourself Library Card Holders
Saturday, September 6
2:30 pm

Come and design a handy, felt-pocket library card holder.  For ages 5 to 12.

Animal ABCs
Saturday, September 20
10:30 am

Children under age 5 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join Rosamond Gifford Zoo staff at the library for a story and to see a zoo animal up close!  Food and drink will be provided as well as take-away prizes.

Super Hero Costumes and Comics!
Thursday, September 25
4:30-6:30 pm

Stan Lee, honorary chair of Library Card Sign-Up Month, created comic book super heroes such as Spider-Man, The Avengers and Jean Grey of the X-Men.  Join Miss Maggie, who will be dressed as her favorite character, to make your own super hero costume!  Get a free The Avengers comic book*, too!  For ages 5 to 12.

*Special thanks to Play the Game Read the Story for comic books donations.

Do-It-Yourself Banned Books T-Shirt
Saturday, September 27
2:30 pm

What do Captain Underpants, Harry Potter and The BFG all have in common?   They’ve all been banned books!   Join Miss Maggie to design and create a Banned Book Cover T-Shirt.   For ages 5 to 12.