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From tech help to preschool story time, plenty of upcoming events at Oneida Public Library

Posted 12/2/19
ONEIDA — The following is a calendar of events for the Oneida Public Library from Tuesday, Dec. 3 to Monday, Jan. 2. Tuesday, Dec. 3: Tech Connect Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents looking to get …

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From tech help to preschool story time, plenty of upcoming events at Oneida Public Library

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ONEIDA — The following is a calendar of events for the Oneida Public Library from Tuesday, Dec. 3 to Monday, Jan. 2.

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Tech Connect Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Residents looking to get free personal help on any problem they're having with their computer, tablet, cell phone or device or to learn how to download, upload or research online, can stop by the OPL Tuesdays to consult with Tech Connect’s Amanda McCallops.

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Ready To Read Tuesday at 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice language and social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.

Tuesday, Dec. 3: Yoga for Seniors Tuesday at 2 p.m.

Certified Hathi Yoga instructor Bill Skinner offers weekly classes in Yoga for Seniors, using safe, healthful and relaxing exercises. The program is free, but pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, Dec. 4: Tech Help Wednesday, 9 to 11 a.m.

The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are booting up for another season of Tech Help and ready to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.

Wednesday, Dec. 4: Family Night Game of Uno, 6 p.m.

The OPL invites families with young children to come in and play the simple but always exciting game of Uno.

Thursday, Dec. 5: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

Tuesday, Dec. 10: Tech Connect, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Residents looking to get free personal help on any problem they're having with their computer, tablet, cell phone or device or to learn how to download, upload or research online, can stop by the OPL Tuesdays to consult with Tech Connect’s Amanda McCallops.

Tuesday, Dec. 10: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice language and social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.

Tuesday, Dec. 10: Yoga for Seniors, 2 p.m.

Certified Hathi Yoga instructor Bill Skinner offers weekly classes in Yoga for Seniors, using safe, healthful and relaxing exercises. The program is free, but pre-registration is required.

Wednesday Dec. 11: Tech Help, 9 to 11 a.m.

The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are available to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.

Wednesday, Dec. 11: Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 to 6 p.m.

To relieve severe blood plasma shortages, the American Red Cross will be holding a blood drive at Oneida Library. Prospective donors should schedule an appointment by calling the Red Cross at 1-800-733-2767.

Wednesday, Dec. 11: Family Sign Language Night, 6 p.m.

All family members can learn the basics, helpful words and phrases of American Sign Language. Megan Gillander, a sign-language adept, will lead the class.

Thursday, Dec. 12: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

Tuesday, Dec. 17: Tech Connect, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Residents looking to get free personal help on any problem they're having with their computer, tablet, cell phone or device or to learn how to download, upload or research online, can stop by the OPL Tuesdays to consult with Tech Connect’s Amanda McCallops.

Tuesday, Dec. 17: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice language and social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.

Tuesday, Dec: 17: Yoga for Seniors, 2 p.m.

Certified Hathi Yoga instructor Bill Skinner offers weekly classes in Yoga for Seniors, using safe, healthful and relaxing exercises. The program is free, but pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, Dec. 17: Pushing the Limits: “The Ghost Map”, 6 p.m.

For a captivating read and a fascinating discussion, Prof. Jen Herzog presents “The Ghost Map,” a multidisciplinary history of the cholera epidemic of the summer of 1854 that devastated London and spurred a scientific hunt for its cause and prevention.

Wednesday, Dec. 18: Tech Help, 9 to 11 a.m.

The OPL’s talented tech volunteers are available to help anyone get the most out of devices or laptops. It’s free, and no appointment is required.

Wednesday, Dec. 18: Library closes for meeting, 1 to 4 p.m.

Oneida Public Library will be closed for three hours, 1 to 4 p.m., on Dec. 18 for the bi-annual library staff meeting.

Wednesday, Dec. 18: OPL’s Family Holiday Celebration, 6 p.m.

The Library invites families with young children to a holiday party with music, storytelling by special guests, refreshments and the making of holiday centerpieces for home.

Thursday, Dec. 19: Story Hour with Mrs. Claus, 10 a.m.

For a special holiday treat, the OPL’s Thursday story hour welcomes Mrs. Claus to share in stories and holiday crafts.

Monday, Dec. 23: Polar Express Party, 10 a.m. to 12 pm

Children can enjoy the 2004 animated film with Tom Hanks while dabbling among the OPL’s art supplies to create “polar” delights.

Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25: Christmas Holidays

Oneida Public Library is closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25, to celebrate the Christmas holiday. The library will be open as usual on Thursday, Dec. 26, from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 26: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

Tuesday, Dec. 31: Tech Connect, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Residents looking to get free personal help on any problem they're having with their computer, tablet, cell phone or device or to learn how to download, upload or research online, can stop by the OPL Tuesdays to consult with Tech Connect’s Amanda McCallops.

Tuesday, Dec. 31: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander will help preschoolers learn and practice language and social skills in a friendly and educational setting through stories, songs, crafts and play.

Tuesday, Dec: 31: Kids’ Noon Year’s Eve Party, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

With games, crafts and a countdown all their own, children can greet the coming of the new year.

Tuesday, Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve

On New Year’s Eve, Oneida Public Library will be closing at 4 p.m. The library will be open as usual on Thursday, January 2, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

January 1, 2020: New Year’s Day

Oneida Public Library is closed Wednesday, January 1, to celebrate the new year. The library will be open as usual on Thursday, January 2, from 9 a.m. till 8 p.m.

January 2, 2020: Ready To Read, 10 a.m.

OPL’s Youth Services Coordinator Megan Gillander invites older preschoolers and their parents or guardians to a program of stories, songs and activities designed to prepare preschoolers for kindergarten.

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