Workplace tips for young women, One Book program at Oneida library

Published Oct 11, 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. 12

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.

Book discussion on “The Invention of Wings,” 7 p.m. The OPL celebrates the centennial of women’s suffrage in New York with a community read of Sue Monk Kidd’s best-selling novel about Sarah Grimke, an abolitionist and women’s rights advocate. SUNY Morrisville Humanities Professor Dr. Roxanna Pisiak will guide the discussion. A limited number of copies of the book are available to those who pre-register.

Saturday, Oct. 14

Family Super Saturday, 11 a.m. The OPL will join with the Oneida City School Distrtict for the One Book program. Elementary students and parents will read a selected book and will join in activities based on the book’s theme. The book selection will be announced Oct. 11.

Monday, Oct. 16

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

Tuesday, Oct. 17

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. 

Wednesday, Oct. 18

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.

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