Oriskany Public Library

LIBRARY HOURS: Week of January 30, 2023

Monday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Oriskany Public Library will be closed on Monday February 20, 2023 for Presidents Day.
When the Oriskany Central School District is closed, has a delay or the students are dismissed early due to weather or an emergency, the Oriskany Public library will also close for the day, have a delay or close early.

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). Please join us for a GALA celebration at 621 Utica St. Oriskany, NY on Saturday February 18, 2023 at 6pm in honor of Theda Rose Bowers a celebration of her life and to commemorate our 61st anniversary; as our library’s absolute charter date was made on February 23, 1962. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be catered by Feast and Festivities by O’Connors, New Hartford, NY. Tickets are $40.00 at the door or at the library before the event:
Monday – Friday 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm.
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. Sessions will be held on: Wednesdays and Thursdays each month from 9:30AM to 12:30 PM each day. March 15th & 16th, April 12th & 13th, May 10 & 11th, June 7th & 8th, July 5th & 6th and August 9th & 10th classes are available at this time. 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).

January 24, 2023 Oriskany Public Library Board meeting at 6:00 pm. The Oriskany Public Library Board meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 6pm; unless otherwise specified.
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. 

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

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Thank you to all that have donated your used goods! We’ve received a total of $ 4,807.98 from December 2019-December 2022!

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