Battle of Oriskany topic of library presentation


CLINTON — Kirkland Town Library, 55 1/2 College St., will host a program about Oriskany Battlefield and the Battle of Oriskany at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11.

Local author and raconteur Paul Boehlert will entertain with stories from his book, “The Battle of Oriskany and General Nicholas Herkimer.” Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.

Also at the library:

Moreland The Magician

Wednesday, July 11 at 2 p.m.

Moreland is back with another hilarious magic show. Stick around after the performance to learn some tricks to try at home.

Board of Trustees Meeting

Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m.


Friday, July 13 at 2 p.m.

Come play with the library’s LEGO collection.

Monday Movies

July 16, 23 and 30 at 2 p.m.

In July, the library’s Monday Movies are all adaptations of PBS’s Great American Reads. Check the website for movie title.

Dinosaur Dig

Tuesday, July 17 at 2 p.m.

Dig for real dinosaur bones and learn all about these prehistoric creatures.

Afternoon Movie

Friday, July 20 at 2 p.m.

Join the library for a family-friendly movie on the big screen. Check the website for movie title.

Read Around The Clock

Thursday, July 26 through Friday, July 27

Help the library create a new record by reading three of PBS’s Great American Reads in their entirety on our front lawn. Sign up to read a portion of Charlotte’s WebHarry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and The Martian or join to listen. Bring a blanket, or a tent to spend the night. Visit the library’s website at to sign up for a spot.

Great American Read Out

Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. through Sept. 27

Meet at the gazebo on the Village Green during the Clinton Farmer’s Market and hear selections from the 100 books chosen for PBS’s The Great American Read. Special guests will read short excerpts from the books. 

Literary Pen Pals

The library will match patrons with a fellow book-lover from California, Montana, Maine or North Carolina to exchange letters. The library will provide all the supplies and also mail the letters. Sign up at the library.

Weekly Story Times

Wigglers for ages 0-2 on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Movers and Shakers for ages 3-5 on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

Farmer’s Market Story Time on the Village Green for all ages on Thursdays at 11 a.m.


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