Oneida library hosts Escape the Library teen event, AARP driving course

Published Oct 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

ONEIDA — The following activities will be offered in the coming week at the Oneida Public Library, 220 Broad St. Call 315-363-3050 for information:

Thursday, Oct. 19

Ready to Read, 10 a.m. OPL Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander offers children between 2 and 5 years old, and their parents or guardians stories, songs and activities to strengthen language skills. 

Rainbow Reading and Rainbow Eating, noon. The fourth week of six weekly lunchtime sessions where preschoolers and parents make a smile recipe and together enjoy a nutritious and tasty meal. Pre-registration is required.

Girls Only: Professional Development, 6 p.m. Rebecca Kohler offers young adult women useful tips about achieving success in school and in the workplace.

Votes for Women: Reading and Discussion, 7 p.m. Dr. Tom Murray will lead readings and discussions on women’s voting rights Thursday evenings through Nov. 16. These will be based on three history texts and one novel. Copies of the books will be provided through Humanities NY. The program is limited to 15 people. Register at the OPL front desk.

Monday, Oct. 23

AARP Driver Safety Class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. AARP-trained instructors offer a two-day classroom defensive driving course for potential issuance discounts. Register with Bob Fish at 315-363-0455.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

AARP Driver Safety Class, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. AARP-trained instructors offer a two-day classroom defensive driving course for potential issuance discounts. Register with Bob Fish at 315-363-0455.

Ready to Read: Music and Motion, 10 a.m. Pre-schoolers and their parents or guardians will enjoy songs, rhymes, co-ordinated movements and other fun to stimulate language skills.

OPL Board Meeting, 7 p.m. The board will meet in the library’s History Room. The public is invited to attend. The History Room permits barrier-free access to individuals with disabilities.

Wednesday, Oct. 25

Tech Help, 9-11 a.m. Volunteer technical advisors will be on hand to help device and laptop users set up, adapt and get the most out of their devices. No appointment is needed.

Yoga for Seniors, 2 p.m. Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner hosts a free weekly yoga class for seniors that features safe and practical exercises for better health and peace of mind.

Escape the Library!, 6 p.m. Young teens will team up to solve puzzles, riddles and number combinations and escape the librarian holding them captive.