Oneida library offers truth in news teen talk; ‘Blissville’ documentary screening

Published Jul 12, 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, July 13

Teen Coffeehouse Talks, 11 a.m. OPL Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will guide discussions on current teen topics. This week teenagers will focus on truth in the news.

Friday, July 14

Little Red Wagon, 10 a.m. Gillander will lead pre-schoolers and their parents and guardians in stories, songs and games.

Summer Theater Workshop Performance, 5 p.m. Children will perform “Magic Hat: The OPL Kids Radio Show,” for parents and guardians.

Monday, July 17

Summer Reading Program, 10 a.m. Children from Kindergarten through fifth grade will assemble a Little Free Library, a free book exchange for the Oneida community.

Tuesday, July 18

Film Screening: “Blissville,” 6:30 p.m. Filmmaker Hank Linhart will screen and discuss his documentary film.

Wednesday, July 19

Art Workshop En Plein Air: Session 2, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Retired art teacher Carol Cotten will conduct free weekly art workshops in local scenic areas. The four-session workshop will happen Wednesday mornings, July 5, 12, 19 and 26. Pre-registration is required at the OPL, and art supplies must be purchased.

Tech Help, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Volunteer technical advisers will be on hand to help device and laptop users get the most from their gear. No appointment is needed.

Yoga for Seniors, 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Certified Hatha Yoga instructor Bill Skinner hosts a free weekly class for seniors each Wednesday in July.

Samantha, the American Girl Suffragette, 3 p.m. Teresa Wood, creator of History Houses in Rochester, will show how American Girl and Boy Dolls became involved in the women’s rights movement of the early 20th Century.

Thursday, July 20

Teen Coffeehouse Talks, 11 a.m. OPL Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will guide discussions on current teen topics. This week teenagers will focus on whether social media has changed our brains.