Oriskany Public Library

Hours: July 20, 2020-August 7, 2020
Monday 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Monday July 27th 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm only

Tuesdays 7/14,21,28 and 8/4 9:00 am – 1:00 pm CURBSIDE ONLY

Tuesdays 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Thursday 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm

On Tuesday mornings from 9am – 1pm we’re offering curbside pick up only until 8/4/20. For now you may only borrow items that are owned by your chosen pick up library. Go to www.midyork.org for more information. If you don’t have access to the internet, please call the library at 315-736-2532 and leave you a message with you name, phone number , title, and member # and we will notify you once your order is ready.
If you have already arrive anticipating that we were open to the public on a Tuesday morning, please go to the side door to talk to the manager and we’ll help get you the material you need.

If you have materials to return at Oriskany Public Library, please put them in the library’s book depository located just outside the side door. It isn’t necessary, but we strongly encourage picked up materials from a particular library be returned back to their home library. This way the materials can circulate faster.
All returned materials will be disinfected and quarantined before they are available to loan again. That means it may take up to 5 days for materials you have returned to be removed from your account.
Additional programs will be available when we are able to safely provide them to our community.
Online resources: Including Libby (overdrive), RB Digital, and Transparent Language lessons have been available and expanded throughout the closure and will remain available.

Check out the Census Web Site: https://newyorkcounts2020.org/

The 2020 General Election is scheduled for November 3, 2020. The election times will be from 6:00 am until 9:00 pm. If you have any questions regarding these this event, please contact the Oneida County Board of Elections at (315) 798-5765.

The 2020 Summer Reading Program has been postponed until summer of 2021. In the interest of keeping all safe and following the advice of the CDC and NYS Department of Health, we have made a decision to postpone our summer reading program for 2020. We hope that we will be able to offer it for the 2021 summer season and look forward to sharing a story, doing a craft and having a snack together again!
However, the library is offering a week by week packet of materials and supplies for age appropriate needs for your family. Including early literacy & childrens for a six week duration. Please type in google- oriskany public library summer reading program and choose July 13th 2020-August 31st 2020 for the theme of the week. If anyone if interested in picking up a packet(s), please call or email the library at 315-736-2532 oriskany@midyork.org to request your packet. Each packet will be posted one week ahead so that we may have the proper material ready for you.

Policies and Procedures ( Oriskany Public Library By-laws)

If you wish to donate to our library (click on the donate button below to pay on-line with your credit or pay pal account). Your tax deductible donations will go towards much needed library renovations. Thank You!

Contact Kim @ 315.736.2532 or kmacera@midyork.org Michele @ 315.571.4535 or michelereid@kw.com

2020 Events On hold until further notice
Crochet/Knitting Club at the Oriskany Public Library. Call 315-736-2532 for a reservation. Have you ever been interested in learning how to Knit or Crochet? Or just knit and crochet while chatting with others that are interested in the same hobby? Well here is your chance, weather you are a newbie or an expert, come join us at the Oriskany Public Library on Mondays 6:30 pm, We will have an instructor here with supplies you will need to get started. The class is free and open to the public. Please call and reserve your seat today at 315-736-2532.

September 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm Oriskany Public Library Board Meeting
We are looking for volunteers to be our “Friends of our library.” You would serve a 5 year term and provide oversight, governance, advocacy support and financial management to the organization. The commitment includes monthly Board and committee meetings and activities as scheduled by the respective committee chairs. Members are expected to commit time to Book Sales and to serve on one or more of the following committees: Book Sale, Membership, Marketing, Finance, Nominations, and Community Events.

On hold until further notice. Have you ever had an interest in stamping? Well, here’s your chance to give it a try. Come down to a beginners stamping class at the Oriskany Public Library at 6:00 pm on Monday July 13, 2020 (tentative date) to make cards, with Stampin’ up Demonstrator JoAnn Riccardi. To reserve your seat, visit or call the Oriskany Public Library at 315-736-2532. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn different stamping and card making techniques. Class fee will be $8.00 for materials.  Hope to see you there!

A tentative class will be held on September 16th and 17th.
AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program “The Smart Driver” which is co-sponsored by the Oriskany Public Library at 621 Utica St. Oriskany, NY.
The Driver Safety Program will be held every month (except December, July & Aug) on a Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Please send all checks or money orders made out to AARP one week prior to the class to: Oriskany Public Library PO Box 428 Oriskany, NY 13424. The course fees are: $25.00 (AARP members) or $30.00 (AARP non-members). Call the library at 315-736-2532 to schedule a reservation as the class size is limited. Any individual 50 years of age or older are encouraged to apply. The two-day course takes into account many traffic problems that may confront experienced drivers. All sessions will be done with a student workbook, audio/visual and classroom discussions pertinent to Driver Safety. On completion of this two-day course, a certificate will mailed out and is valid for three years.
In the event that we have to cancel this class , please check WKTV, this web page or call the library & listen carefully to the recording.

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Since November 2019 our shed has earned over $627.90 Thank you to all that have donated your used goods!

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