Winter break programs offered in Oneida library

Published Feb 15, 2017 at 4:00pm

ONEIDA — The Oneida Public Library, 220 Broad St., is offering the following events the cming week. Call 315-363-3050 for more information:

Thursdays Feb. 16 and Feb. 23

Ready to Read, 10 a.m.

Preschool children and their parents and guardians may enjoy an early-literacy program of stories, songs, crafts and activities with Megan Gillander.

Monday, Feb. 20

The OPL will be closed in honor of Presidents’ Day. The library will re-open Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 21

Winter Break Program: Farewell Party for Humphrey, 10 a.m.

The OPL will close out the Oneida School District’s One District One Book program for preschoolers and early elementary school students and their parents and guardians to a farewell party for the book “The World According to Humphrey.”

Winter Break Program: Circuits are a Snap, 1 p.m.

Students in grades three through five can learn about circuits and make fans or music using Snap Circuits Jr. STEM kits.

Wednesday, Feb. 22

Tax Help for seniors, 9 a.m. until noon

IRS-certified volunteers will provide free tax help an electronic fling to seniors on a first-come, first-served basis. Seniors should bring all their pertinent tax documents and last year’s tax returns with them.

Tax Help at the OPL continues Monday and Wednesday mornings at the OPL through April 12.

Tech Help, 9 - 11 a.m.

Volunteer technical advisers 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.

Winter Break Program: Teen Coffee House, 5 p.m.

Students in grades nine through 12 may explore OPL stacks in search of Book Faces and share their findings over coffee or a beverage.

Family Story Hour, 6:30 p.m.

OPL Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander hosts an evening story hour for children aged 2 through 8 and their parents and guardians that includes stories, games and activities to engage children’s imaginations and stimulate their language skills.

Thursday, Feb. 23

Winter Break Program: Coding for Kids, 1 until 2 p.m.

Students in grades six through 12 may explore coding and program a photo booth, music or Star Wars game.