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OCHS Free Talk by Roy Reehil Sunday, October 19

The Oswego County Historical Society presents The Adirondack Adventures of French Louie and his biographer at 1:30 PM on Sunday, October 19.  A slide presentation and lecture by Roy Reehil featuring the newly discovered 1919-1924 photo-journals of Harvey Dunham, French Louie's biographer.  Free and open to the public.

French Louie Seymour

Early Explorers

Explore some early explorers through the links below.

Biographies for Beginners Online Books

Searching for a biography to read and new to reading?  We have a great new resource in Biography for Beginners!  Simply enter your Oswego library card number for instant access to around 600 biographies written specifically for early readers.

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Please fill this out and pass it on!

We need more people to complete our survey!  Currently we are far away from having enough interest shown in ANY of the proposed additions to our offerings.  Pass it on please.

Library Services SurveyThe Library Learning Center created an online survey to determine interest levels for three possible online services: Ancestry.com, Magnatune Music, and Testing & Education Resources. We hope to offer one or more of these in 2015!

Great Place to Start with a New Web Tool

Exploring Symbaloo at a workshop right now and found a Webmix that everyone may enjoy.  Click on Webmix or HERE and then on Start Using this Webmix

Everything you need for presentations and slideshows along with audio recording, presentation sharing, word clouds, Twitter, and even resumes.  Each little tile is a link.  Go to Symbaloo.com and create your own tiles and webmixes you can access from anywhere on any device.

Oswego Public Library now in Amazon Smiles Program!

Did you know you can choose to support your Library when shopping online at Amazon.com?  Simply start from smile.amazon.com/ch/16-1579959 or start at smile.amazon.com every time if you've already selected us!

TV Ad for the First HarborFest in 1988

Thank You!

Thank You in many languages
The Oswego Public Library Board of Trustees and staff would like to express our appreciation for your recent support for the library’s budget for the year 2014-2015. During the past year your funding has allowed us to provide not only books, magazines and movies but also story hours for children, computer access for the general public, training in technology and meeting space for organizations. Thank you for making this possible.

70th Anniversary of Safe Haven

We enjoyed visits over the weekend from family members and residents of the WWII refugee camp at Fort Ontario.  The Library and Safe Haven Museum have an exhibit of writings and photos in our art gallery.  All the cartoons in the recently digitized Ontario Chronicle were done by Max Sipser whose story is told online at www.recognitionscience.com/cgv/oswego.htm.  He a

BookExpo America Author Photos

We had the privilege of sending a staff member to the huge BEA 2014 show in New York City the end of May.  They saw hundreds of authors & took these snapshots. Edward, Hugh Howey author of Wool, Melanie Brockmann, Suzanne Brockmann, Robyn Carr signing Four Friends, Lincoln Peirce, Pseudonymous Bosch, John Scalzi signing Lock In, Jodi Picoult, Lane Smith, Bob Shea, Garth Stein signing A Sudden Light, Kathy Reichs, & Jeffrey Br

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