Oneida Public Library plans events

Published Dec 6, 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, Dec. 7

Ready To Read, Thursday at 10 a.m. OPL’s Megan Gillander offers children two- to-five years of age and their parents or guardians the pleasure of stories, songs and activities to help strengthen the children’s language skills.

Friday, Dec. 8

OPL Friends’ Holiday Book Sale,10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friends of the Oneida Public Library are staging a used book sale with the best of donated books, DVDs, fashion accessories and more. All proceeds benefit the OPL.

Saturday, Dec. 9

OPL Friends’ Holiday Book Sale,10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friends of the Oneida Public Library are staging a used book sale with the best of donated books, DVDs, fashion accessories and more. All proceeds benefit the OPL.

The OPL Family Holiday Party, 11 a.m. OPL’s Megan Gillander invites young children and their parents and families to a Holiday Party with songs, the Hanukkah Dreidel game, stories, refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library and a special guest from Santa’s Toy Shop.

Monday, Dec. 11

Opus Black String Quartet, 7 p.m. Opus Black, the versatile and accomplished Central New York string quartet, will perform at Oneida Public Library a rousing concert of seasonal, classical and contemporary music. Admission is free.

The quartet consists of Allison Brown on violin, Liz Friedel on violin, Allyson Sklar on viola and Kristen Kopf on cello. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, December 12

Ready To Read: Music and Motion, 10 a.m. Newborns to 4 year-olds and their parents or guardians will enjoy songs, rhymes, coordinated movements and just plain fun, all of which will help stimulate the children’s language skills.

Wednesday, Dec. 13

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 continues his free weekly class for seniors in safe and practical yoga exercises for better health and peace of mind.

After-school Science, 4:30 p.m. By making a special reconnaissance listening device modeled on actual World War I designs, elementary-school students will be able to detect sounds that otherwise would escape the human ear.

Women’s Voices Film Screening, 6:30 p.m. The film documentary “Women’s Voices” being premiered at the OPL presents four local women who made careers in the 1960s in fields dominated by men. They talked about their work and struggles to Oneida High School students who interviewed and filmed them. Virginia Drake provides the narration. The film was edited by Michael Brown.

Thursday, Dec. 14

Ready To Read, 10 a.m. OPL’s Megan Gillander offers children 2 to 5 years of age and their parents or guardians the pleasure of stories, songs and activities to help strengthen the children’s language skills.