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Onondaga County Public Library July 2014 Calendar

 

 

Onondaga County Public Library July 2014 Calendar, these listings include all branches of the system. For additional information contact the individual library listed below.

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Betts Branch Library
4862 South Salina St.
Syracuse, NY 13205
435-1940

BETTS SUMMER CONCERT SERIES:

“Kristin & David”

Wednesday, July 9
6:00-7:00 pm

Come join us for an evening of Celtic, French Canadian and American Traditional Tunes on Mountain Dulcimer and Acoustic Guitar.

“The Mark Allnatt Band”

Wednesday, July 23
6:30-7:30 pm

A Central New York Bluegrass group featuring a blend of new and traditional Bluegrass music.

Made possible in part by a state grant secured by Senator John A. DeFrancisco.

“The Stan Colella All-Star Band”

Wednesday, July 30
6:30-7:30 pm

A youth jazz ensemble sponsored by the City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs.  The band showcases some of the finest high school musicians from Syracuse.

FOR CHILDREN:

Zoo to You

Thursday, July 3
10:00 am

Live zoo animals will visit the library with an educator from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park.  Will there be feathers…fur..scales…???

This program was supported by funds from the M&T Charitable Foundation.

Train Safety Program-with Sly Fox and Birdie

Thursday, July 10
11:00 am

Please come join Ms. Anne for this exciting and educational event featuring Sly Fox and Birdie to learn about railroad safety. Presented by Operation Lifesaver, New York and George Read, a retired train conductor.

Book Breaks

Thursday, July 17
11:00 am

Please join us for a special event to listen to  WSTM channel 3 personalities read popular children’s stories!!

Puppets with Pizazz

Friday, July 25
11:00 am

Please join Ms. Anne and Puppet Master Nancy Sander for a fun filled morning.

The M.O.S.T. Traveling Science Program

Thursday, July 31
11:00 am

Ever wondered why Pop Rocks pop and soda goes fizz? The MOST brings you an exciting selection of experiments that fizz, boom and pop! You will be amazed, and dazzled as you learn the science behind them. This 45 minute interactive show is for people of all ages and designed to encourage further scientific experimentation!

This program was supported by funds from the New York  State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program.

FOR TEENS:

SPARK a Reaction” with Zumba!

Saturday, July 12
2:00 pm

Join the fun with Pulse Fitness in this Latin inspired dance/fitness class for all ages.  Come see why they call Zumba “exercise in disguise.”

Create a Flower Pen

Saturday, July 19
2:00 pm

Create a beautiful flower pen with duck tape and an ink pen. Betts will supply all material. To attend, please call 435-1940 to register or see Ms. Ossie.

Create a Resume

Saturday, July 26
2:00 pm

A resume is an easy and organized way to present you to an employer or college. Basically, a resume provides insight into who you are and what type of employee or student you might be.   Please register.  If you need more information, call Ms. Ossie at 435-1940.

FOR TEENS & ADULTS:

Yoga for Everyone

Mondays, July 7, 14, 21 and 28
6:00-7:00 pm

Free one hour class of gentle yoga with Mr. Jay.

Hooks and Needles

Saturdays, July 12, 19 and 26
9:30 – 11:00 am

Saturday mornings – a time to chat, knit, crochet, and share ideas in a casual and friendly environment.  All are welcome!

Saturday Scrabblers

Saturday, July 19
1:00 pm

Do you have an extensive vocabulary?  Looking for a place to use the word ‘quixotry’?  Look no further.  We’re playing Scrabble at Betts and you’re invited.  Bring your own dictionary if you’d like!

Robert P. Kinchen
Central Library
The Galleries of Syracuse
447 South Salina St.
435-1900

JULY ART EXHIBIT:

ADA 24 – An Exceptional Exhibition

Exceptional Artworks Committee presents the Ninth Annual “Exceptional Exhibition” in celebration of the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

MOVIES AT CENTRAL:

“I, Frankenstein”

Thursday, July 10
9:15 am

(Rated PG-13) I, Frankenstein – Frankenstein’s monster, Adam, gets swept up in a long-running battle between powerful gargoyles and infernal demons seeking the key to his immortality.

“Peeples”

Saturday, July 12
1:00 pm

(Rated PG-13) Peeples – Sparks fly when Wade Walker crashes the preppy Peeples annual reunion in the Hamptons to ask for their precious daughter Grace’s hand in marriage. Wade might be a fish-out-of-water among this seemingly perfect East Coast clan, but he’s not about to let himself flounder. Instead, in a wild weekend of fun, dysfunction and hilarious surprises, Wade is about to discover there’s room for all kinds of Peeples in this family, no matter their differences.

FOR CHILDREN:

Summer Makerspace Craft:Paperplate Turtle

Throughout July and August
During Regular Library Hours

Check out our Makerspace in Children’s World and create your very own turtle! Learn about turtles and other reptiles.

Puppets with Pizazz: “The Pied Piper of Hamelin”

Tuesday, July 1
2:00 pm

Rats! Rats! Rats!  How many ways can rats cause mayhem in Hamelin? And how many ways can the townsfolk fail to catch them?  This program follows the old time story but with a softer side.

Make Your Very Own “ArtBot”

Wednesday, July 9
2:00 pm

Learn how you too can make your very own robot with Kathy Ceceri. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Limited to 25-please register.

Moreland the Magician

Wednesday, July 16
2:00 pm

This summer’s show stars ‘Professor Dave,’  a bumbling scientist who fumbles his way through several experiments in his effort to make the discovery of a lifetime.  Will he succeed?  Find out in this show that blends magic, puppetry, comedy, mystery, and audience participation, and culminates in a melodrama skit – starring children from the audience! 

OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

The M.O.S.T. Traveling Science Program

Wednesday, July 23
2:00 pm

Ever wondered why Pop Rocks pop and soda goes fizz? The MOST brings you an exciting selection of experiments that fizz, boom and pop! You will be amazed, and dazzled as you learn the science behind them. This 45 minute interactive show is for people of all ages and designed to encourage further scientific experimentation!

This program was supported by funds from the New York  State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program.

Zoo to You

Wednesday, July 30
2:00 pm

Live zoo animals will visit the library with an educator from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park.  Fascinating facts and close-up views of the creatures will be featured.  Which animals will be coming to the library is kept a secret.

OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

FOR TEENS:

Sundaes on Fridays

Friday, July 11
1:00-2:20 pm

Central Library is Soooo Cool! Especially when there are Sundaes on Fridays.

Teens, grades 7-12 are invited for ice cream sundaes, books discussions, fun activities and prizes.

FOR ADULTS:

Join the Tuesday Page Turners!

Tuesday, July 8
5:30-6:30 pm

We will be discussing Life After Life by Kate Atkinson.

Free One-on-One Basic Computer Classes

Thursdays, by Appointment Only
July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
1:00-2:00 pm

Covers basic topics concerning the Internet and Microsoft Office. Held in the Pass Computer Lab on Level 4. Call 315.435.1900 to register or for more details.
Job Resource Assistance Drop-in

Tuesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
Fridays, July 11, 18 and 25
1:00-3:00 pm

Receive help with online job searching, resumes, creating profiles and more
No appointment is necessary. Free; Fourth Floor Pass Lab.
Space is limited and available on a first come, first seated basis.
Call 315.435.1900 with any questions.

Hazard Branch Library
1620 W. Genesee St.
Syracuse, NY 13204
435-5326

FOR ADUlTS:

Savvy Speakers Toastmasters

Fridays, July 11 and 18
10:00 am

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

FOR EVERYONE:

Needle Work Creators

Saturdays, July 5, 12, 19 and 26
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!

FOR TEENS & ADULTS:

High School Equivalency Classes

Wednesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
10:00 a.m.

Hazard Library and The Newland Center have partnered to provide High School Equivalency (HSE) instruction at the library.  Come to Hazard any Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.  Call Linda at 471-1446 for more information.

Computers for Beginners

Wednesdays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
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.

FOR TWEENS:

Summer Reading Challenge

“Make Your Summer@Hazard Branch”* is open to students entering 7th grade through 12th grade. Earn digital badges and show off your skills and achievements on your social media network.  Sign up today!  *Active participation in the program allows young readers to have outstanding overdue fines waived from their library card accounts. 

Tie Dye T-Shirts

Wednesday, July 9
2:00 pm

Create a tie dye t-shirt.  We’ll provide the dyes and one t-shirt per person but you can bring as many shirts, bandanas, socks or hats as you want.  Register in advance at the library or call 435-5326.

Your Face On A Poster!

Wednesday, July 16
2:00 pm

Want to star in your own READ poster like the celebrities do?  Choose your favorite book from the library and we’ll take your photo for your very own mini READ poster.

Fitness Dancing To Latin Rhythms

Wednesday, July 23
2:00 pm

Join the fun with Pulse Fitness in this Latin inspired dance/fitness class.  Come see why they call Zumba™ “exercise in disguise.”  This program was supported by funds from the M&T Charitable Foundation.

Board Game Day

Wednesday, July 30
2:00 pm

Enjoy some board games and cool summer snacks.  We’ll have games at the library but you can bring your favorites, too.

FOR CHILDREN:

Summer Reading Program

“Fizz Boom Read”* is open to preschoolers through students entering 6th grade.  Children may read independently or have books read to them by parents or caregivers.   The program includes weekly special events as well as incentive awards for each reader.  Register today!  *Active participation in the program allows young readers to have outstanding overdue fines waived from their library card accounts. 

Zoo to You

Thursday, July 10
2:00 pm

Visit with live animals from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo.  For ages 5 to 12.  Register in advance at the library or call 435-5326.This program was supported by funds from the M&T Charitable Foundation

Stories & More

Fridays, July 11 and July 25
2:30 pm

Stay cool at the library this summer with Miss Maggie’s hands-on activities.  Join us for stories, snacks, and more.  Ages 5 to 12.

J.P. Crangle Draws You!

Thursday, July 17
2:30 pm

Want to see how you would look as a cartoon?  Artist J.P. Crangle will draw you on paper in just minutes!  For ages 5 to 12.  Register in advance at the library or call 435-5326.

Animal ABCs

Saturday, July 19
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.

Teddy Bear Picnic

Saturday, July 19
11:30 am

July is National Picnic Month so grab your teddy bear and join Miss Maggie for summertime stories and snacks from the library picnic basket.  Have fun in the Picnic Makerspace creating butterfly nets, weaving paper picnic baskets and making homemade ice cream in a bag!  For ages 5 to 12.

Magic Show

Thursday, July 24
6:00 pm

Moreland the Magician’s lively magic show is fun for all ages!  This program was supported by funds from the M&T Charitable Foundation.

Nature Maker Space

Thursday, July 31
2:30 pm

Kids can make their own birdfeeders and bug boxes with recyclable materials.  Then enjoy a nature scavenger hunt to win a prize.  For ages 5 to 12.

Paine Branch Library
113 Nichols Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13206
435-5442

JULY ART EXHIBIT:

Art Exhibit by Tim Coolbaugh


Local artist Tim Coolbaugh will display his watercolor paintings.

 

FOR ADULTS:

Paine Book Club
Friday, July 25
10:00 am

Meeting and refreshments!

Literary Elements Summer Reading Program

Stop by and fill out a book review and take a chance to win a dozen Tim Horton’s doughnuts in our weekly drawing.

FOR TEENS:

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Monday, July 7
6:00 – 7:00 pm

Be a part of the TAB (Teen Advisory Board)! We want to hear from you! What books would you like at the library?  Programs?  Volunteer opportunities?  How you want our new TEEN SPACE to look! Being part of the Teen Advisory Board looks great on a high school transcript! Yes, we will have snacks. Ideas and friends are welcome. Sign up with Deanna at dmcgregor@onlib.org 

Teen Get Fit Club @ the Paine Branch Library*

Mondays, July 7, 14, 21 and 28
4:00 – 5:00 pm

Want to be more fit? Tone up? Feel great?  Take it to the next level?  Motivated teens will join certified personal trainer, Joseph Labbate , to improve their fitness level this summer.  Meeting Monday afternoons at Paine Branch, Mr. Labbate will help teens elevate their fitness level with personal assessment and goal setting.

*space is limited, register at dmcgregor@onlib.org   Registration required for groups of 4 or more.

Teen Book to Movie Club

Tuesday, July 8
4:00 – 7:00 pm

We will show a movie based on a book and follow it up with a comparison discussion.  Teens may want to read the book prior to the movie showing, but not required. In keeping with the teen summer reading theme, Spark a Reaction, the book will be:

  • July 8 – Fahrenheit 451

Zumba!

Tuesday, July 15
6:00 – 7:00 pm

Join Pulse Fitness for an exciting hour of Zumba fitness.

Teen Tie-Dye

Friday, July 18
2:00 PM – 4:00 pm

Teens meet out front to make colorful t-shirt creations. Bring a white cotton shirt to dye.  Dyes and rubber bands will be provided. Wear clothes that can get messy.  We will be playing games while our shirts soak.

FOR TEENS & CHILDREN:

Friday Flix @ Paine Branch

2:00 pm

Come cool off this summer and enjoy some laughs with our Friday Flix.

  • July 11 – Flubber

  • July 25 – Inspector Gadget

                                       

FOR CHILDREN:

Read, Sing, Play Storytime

Wednesdays, July 16, 23 and 20
10:00 am

Stories, songs, rhymes, flannelboards and more for toddlers and pre-schoolers.  Storytime is a fun way to reinforce a love of reading and is one of many ways to help prepare your child for school.

Moreland the Magician

Tuesday, July 1
6:00 pm

Professor Dave is a bumbling scientist who fumbles his way through several experiments in his effort to make the discovery of a lifetime.  Will he succeed?  Find out in this show that blends magic, puppetry, comedy, mystery, and audience participation, and culminates in a melodrama skit — starring children from the audience! This program was supported by funds from the M&T Charitable Foundation.

Music with Donna B.

Wednesday, July 9
10:00 am             

Preschoolers will enjoy a musical storytelling event with Donna Butterfield of Milk & Cookies fame.

The Spoon Man

Tuesday, July 15
11:00 am             

The Spoon Man offers a hilarious comedy routine for the whole family.  Be prepared for outrageous impressions, a sing along competition, a bit of rap and some heavy metal.  You will be amazed at what can be done with just two ordinary tablespoons.

Fizz, Boom, Amaze! With The MOST

Monday, July 21
6:00 pm

Ever wondered why Pop Rocks pop and soda goes fizz? The MOST brings you an exciting selection of experiments that fizz, boom and pop! You will be amazed, and dazzled as you learn the science behind them. This 45 minute interactive show is for people of all ages and designed to encourage further scientific experimentation! This program was supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Family Literacy Services grant program.

KidsCreate: Boats that Float

Thursday, July 24
2:00 pm                               

Using a few household items and some ingenuity, children age 6-12 will design and build a simple boat that really floats.

Family Science Night

Tuesday, July 29
6:00 pm.                              

Families will move from table to table at their own pace completing science experiments and discovering the principles behind each one.

Petit Branch Library
105 Victoria Place
Syracuse, NY 13210
435-3636

JULY ART EXHIBIT:

Art Exhibit by Nives Marzocchi

Marzocchi will exhibit her various artwork. She continues to both paint and sculpt working with media that includes acrylic, oil, pastel, watercolor, pencil, wood, metal, fiber, ceramics and bronze.  Her work has been exhibited in various locales in the area including Beehive Gallery, Edgewood Gallery and the Celebration of the Arts at St. David’s.

 

Th3 – The Third Thursday: Syracuse’s Citywide Art Opening

Thursday, July 17
5:00-8:00 pm

Petit is now a Th3 member!  The mission of Th3 is to promote the visual arts to the public by providing a common date and time for visiting member venues at no charge on the third Thursday of every month from 5-8 p.m.  Join us for a meet and greet with our artist of the month from 6-7 p.m.  Nives will be sharing her portfolio.  Light refreshments provided.

FOR ADULTS:

Community Symbolic Tree Painting Session

Saturday, July 26
11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Fine Artist Maria Rizzo, winner of the 2014 Individual Art Commission from CNY Arts, will hold a community painting session for her Onondaga County Symbolic Tree project.  Participants age 16 and older who will have been pre-selected and instructed by Maria will each have 25 minutes to work on the group painting.  If you want to be part of this special event, please email the artist at mariarizzoart@gmail.com.  The public is encouraged to observe the painters and their process. To learn more about the project, visit Maria’s blog at mariarizzoart.blogspot.com.

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, July 17
6:30 pm

The Petit Branch Book Discussion Group will discuss TransAtlantic by Colum McCann.  Our next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 21, at 6:30 p.m. when we will discuss Life of Pi by Yann Martel.   Refreshments served.  New members are always welcome and no registration required.  For more information call 435-3636

FOR TEENS:

Spark A Reaction @ Your Library

Teen Summer Reading Club
Lock-In and Blacklight Dance Party
Thursday Night, July 24
8:00-1:00 pm

Read books or earn badges (or do both) to win prizes this summer at Petit Branch.  And check out the programs we are planning, including a return of the totally fun Petit Lock-In and Blacklight Dance Party on Thursday night, July 24, from 8-11 p.m., and a final party & drawing for prizes on Saturday, August 9, at 2:30 p.m.  It’s all going to be a blast. Sign up now!

Soule Branch Library
101 Springfield Road
Syracuse, NY 13214
435-5320

FOR ADULTS:

One-On-One Computer Training

Fridays, July 11, 18 and 25
10:30-11:30 am
*Registration is required.*

Each hour-long Friday morning session will cover basic computer skills tailored to your individual needs. Registration is required- we will not be able to accommodate walk-in appointments. To schedule a session, call the library at 435-5320. If for any reason you cannot attend your scheduled session, we ask that you please give us 24-hour advanced notice.

FOR CHILDREN & TEENS:

Rainbow Loom

Wednesday, July 30
2:00 pm

Come have fun learning how to Rainbow Loom! Or, if you already know how, come have fun and share your expertise! Recommended for ages 6 and up.

FOR TEENS:

Zumba for Teens

Tuesday, July 15
2:30 pm

Join the fun with Pulse Fitness in this Latin inspired dance/fitness class! Come see why they call Zumba “exercise in disguise.” No registration is required and it’s free. This class is available for teens ages 12 and up.

FOR CHILDREN:

Preschool Storytime

Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31
10:30 am

Please join our children’s librarian, Ms. T., and enjoy stories, songs and finger play with your three to five year olds. Stay after the stories to browse our selection of books, audiobooks, DVDs and CDs! We have plenty of options available to choose from for children of all ages.

Sensory Friendly Storytime

Saturday, July 19
10:30 am

An inclusive, interactive program for children with sensory integration issues and for differently-abled children at a preschool developmental level. Introduced through a Picture Activity Schedule, each program combines books, songs, movement and activities to promote learning and play. The program features a 20 minutes storytime and 20 minutes for socializing. Registration is required, and an adult must accompany the child. Group size is limited, but family members, therapists and siblings are welcome to attend. If you are interested in learning more about this unique program and would like to register, please contact Tatiana Sahm at 435-5320 or Dawn Marmor at 435-3395.

Zoo to You

Wednesday, July 2
3:00 pm

Will there be feathers…fur…scales…??? Live zoo animals will visit the library with an educator from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park. Fascinating facts and close-up views of the creatures will be featured. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

Moreland the Magician

Wednesday, July 16
3:00 pm

Moreland the Magician returns to Soule for an all-new show full of magic, puppetry, comedy, mystery and lots of audience participation! Come see ‘Professor Dave’ fumble his way through several experiments. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

SEFCU $ Saving

Wednesday, July 23
11:00 am

Come hear a story and have some fun learning about money management and saving. Many thanks to SEFCU for making this possible. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Book Break

Thursday, July 24
2:00 pm

Special storytime with Megan Coleman from CNY Central. Come hear some stories and have some fun. Many thanks to Megan & CNY Central for helping make this possible. Recommended for grades pre-school to grade 2.

Southwest Community Center Library
401 South Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13204
671-5814

SPARK a Reaction” with Zumba!

Wednesday, July 9
10:00 am

Join the fun with Pulse Fitness in this Latin inspired dance/fitness class for all ages.  Come see why they call Zumba “exercise in disguise.”

Moreland the Magician

Thursday, July 10
1:30 pm

This summer’s show stars ‘Professor Dave’, a bumbling scientist who fumbles his way through several experiments in his effort to make the discovery of a lifetime.  Will he succeed?  Find out in this show that blends magic, puppetry, comedy, mystery, and audience participation, and culminates in a melodrama skit – starring children from the audience!  OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

The M.O.S.T. Traveling Science Program

Monday, July 14
1:00 pm

Ever wondered why Pop Rocks pop and soda goes fizz? The MOST brings you an exciting selection of experiments that fizz, boom and pop! You will be amazed, and dazzled as you learn the science behind them. This 45 minute interactive show is for people of all ages and designed to encourage further scientific experimentation!

This program was supported by funds from the New York  State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program.

Zoo to You

Monday, July 21
3:00 pm

Live zoo animals will visit the library with an educator from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park.  Fascinating facts and close-up views of the creatures will be featured.  Which animals will be coming to the library is kept a secret.

OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

White Branch Library
763 Butternut St.
Syracuse, NY 13208
435-3519

FOR ADULTS & TEENS:

Author Talk with Jeffrey A. Goldstein: Caught in the Undertow: Escaping the Grip of Childhood Abuse

Saturday, July 26
1:00 pm

This engrossing memoir captures the exuberance of a young boy playing on the streets of Brooklyn and the ocean breezes of Long Island before being drawn in to the dark shadows of abuse after the unexpected death of his beloved sister.

FOR FAMILIES:

Family Movie Fun

Monday, July 7 and 21
2:30 pm

Kids and parents can enjoy a showing of a fun family movie together at the library.

FOR CHILDREN:

Storytime

Tuesdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
10:00 am

Bring your toddler or preschooler, ages 1-5, and enjoy books, songs, dance and fun! A wonderful introduction to books and reading!

Moreland the Magician

Tuesday July 1
2:00 pm

Enjoy a magical experience as Moreland the Magician “Fizz Booms and Reads” with many stories and magic tricks that will leave you amazed. OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

Summer Creations

Thursdays, July 10, 24, and 31
2:00 pm

Explore your creative side and make your very own art and creations.

Animal ABCs

Saturday, July 12
12:00 pm

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo presents an exciting hands-on literacy series featuring live animal visitors, touchable animal artifacts, refreshments and lots of silly zoo fun. The program builds on the Imagination Library Project that is geared toward children from birth to age 5 and their parents.

SPARK a Reaction” with Zumba!

Thursday, July 17
3:00 pm

Join the fun with Pulse Fitness in this Latin inspired dance/fitness class for all ages.  Come see why they call Zumba “exercise in disguise.”

Zoo to You

Tuesday, July 22
3:00 pm

Live zoo animals will visit the library with an educator from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park.  Fascinating facts and close-up views of the creatures will be featured.  Which animals will be coming to the library is kept a secret. OCPL thanks the M&T Charitable Foundation for its support of the 2014 Summer Reading Program.

FOR ADULTS:

HSE Classes (formerly GED Classes)

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, and 31
9:00 am

The GED test has been replaced by the TASC test as a way to the NYS High School Equivalency diploma. Free classes are offered at the library to help prepare for this exam and get a diploma. Registration is required.  Contact the Family Welcome Center at Grant Middle School, 240 Grant Blvd., Room 356 or call 435-6376 to get started on your new future.

 

Adult English Language Conversation Group

Intermediate Class:
Fridays, July 11, 18 and 25
10:30 am

Beginner Class:
Fridays, July 11, 18 and 25
12:00 pm

English language learners can practice speaking English at this free drop-in conversation group that is designed to provide an opportunity to speak in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. Individuals are welcome to attend whenever they can. No registration is necessary for this free program.

 

 

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