Oriskany Public Library

Hours for the week of July 26, 2021

Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm & 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

2021 Oriskany Public Library
Take and Make at Home-Summer Reading Program
Pick up every Monday July 12th – August 16th

WHO CAN REGISTER: Children ages 4 – 12 year old’s
WHERE IS THE LIBRARY: 621 Utica St. Oriskany, NY 13424
FOR MORE INFO: Call the library 315-736-2532

Your child will be given a packet which includes three short stories and a crafts affiliated with the stories.
(please call ahead so that we may have the packets prepared)
Crafts will be judged on August 30th for 1st 2nd and 3rd place prizes.

There will also be prizes for the most books read at home this summer.
(You don’t have to register for this. Just return our “My Reading Log” to the library by August 30th. Set a goal for a book a day until Labor Day!)  You may obtain a Reading Log sheet below.

Crafts and prizes are courtesy of Mr. Bob Graziadei as he so graciously donates to the Oriskany Public Library’s summer reading program every year.

THIS PROGRAM IS FREE!! REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  July 6

AARP Safety Program

AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program, the Smart Driver, which will be co-sponsored by the Oriskany Public Library at 621 Utica St, Oriskany NY. Pre-registration is required as the class size is limited to 10 people at this time. Sessions will be held on: Wednesday September 22, 2021 and Thursday September 23, 2021from 9:30AM to 12:30 PM each day. A reservation may be made by calling, Kim Macera, Library Manager at (315)-736-2532 and mailing your check or money order, made payable to “AARP”. Please send all checks 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 (Non-AARP Members).
AARP will offer a two-day Driver Safety Program, the Smart Driver, which will be co-sponsored by the Oriskany Public Library at 621 Utica St, Oriskany NY. Pre-registration is required as the class size is limited to 15 people at this time. Sessions will be held on: Wednesday October 20, 2021 and Thursday October 21, 2021from 9:30AM to 12:30 PM each day. A reservation may be made by calling, Kim Macera, Library Manager at (315)-736-2532 and mailing your check or money order, made payable to “AARP”. Please send all checks 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 (Non-AARP Members).

September 28, 2021 Oriskany Public Library Board meeting at 6pm
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 as scheduled by the respective committee chairs. Members are expected to commit time to serve on one or more of the following committees, i.e.: book sales, membership, marketing, finance, nominations, and community events. Friends groups raise funds for special library programs or services, advocate for library services, volunteer with children’s summer reading programs, sponsor National Library Week events, and other activities. Friends groups are citizens who join together to support, improve, and promote our local library. 

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!

Policies and Procedures ( Oriskany Public Library By-laws) ( see below the in section 4 to the change of our by-law in the trustees term of years effective September 22, 2020). per vote by the OPL board at 6pm on Sept. 22, 2020.

2020 Events
KNITTING/CHOCHETING CLUB will resume on September 13, 2021Chochet/Knitting Club at the Oriskany Public Library. Please call 315-736-2532 for a reservation as only 10 people are allowed at this time. 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, whether 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.

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 Mondays 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!

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For the 2020 year, our shed donations totaled $1,644.00! Thank you to all that have donated your used goods! We’ve received a total of $2,228.51 as of June 2021

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