- The Heart of a Good Story is You has completed.
- Sow Seeds from Your Community, Before You Push Record has completed.
- Producing a Compelling Story: Video Production, Thursday, January 9, 2 p.m., will show you how to capture a great story. Learn the production of video including good lighting, the right equipment, and how to set up a good shot for capturing those little footsteps. Get the ins and outs of video production so you can capture the moments you want and end up with a final video that meets your needs.
Edward Elsner, a Librarian at Oswego Public Library, created this wonderful video featuring glass plate photographs by Ella (Crippen) Wheeler. The photographs show Oswego, New York as it was in 1900-1910. The video also features the music of the Heftone Banjo Orchestra playing the 1905 hit, "In My Merry Oldsmobile".
The Spanish for Kids group will not meet the 4th Saturday of November nor December. The next meetings will be Dec. 14, Jan. 11, and Jan. 25 all at 1 PM in the Children's Room.
North Country Library System has created many excellent help sheets and great commercials for our free downloadable eBooks and audiobooks. Here is the information for using the eMedia Library with your Nook Color, HD, or Tablet.
The Oswego Public Library, with grants from the Northern New York Library Network, is working to make widely available some of the unique materials we have in our Local History Room and on microfilm. So far Oswego glass plate negatives, from 1902-1909, have been added to the collections at nyheritage.org and will soon be followed by the complete run of Oswego County Historical Society publications. The OCHS journals are currently searchable at NNYLN's database.
Here are two sample issues of the Ontario Chronicle which is next in line to be digitized.
The first meeting of the "Reading Circle" was held on October 24, 2002. The circle has met, usually every three weeks, since that date. It is a group for any adult who likes to read and would enjoy sharing opinions while discussing a book. The goal is to discuss new books, classics and favorite authors. And to have fun!
January 9th - "A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness and a Trove of Letters Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression" By Ted Gup Moderated by: Midge Sternberg.