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Tax Help Available, Just Not at the Library

AARP is offering Free Tax Help at the McCrobie Building on the waterfront near Breitbeck park every Tuesday from 11 AM to 3 PM.

VITA is offering Free Tax Help at two locations in Oswego every week.  Thursday Feb. 13 & 27, Mar. 13 & 27, and April 10 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM they will be at Hamilton Homes.  Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM they will be at Rich Hall on the SUNY Oswego campus except for March 15 & 22 during the college's spring break.

2013 in Review

Oswego County Today has compiled a great list of news from 2013.

It's been a busy and full year at the Oswego Public Library.  Nice to see that we are on the Digital Literacy in New York website for our Library Learning Center and classes.  Our Seaway Trail sign is finally installed near the main East 2nd Street entrance.  Seaway Trail sign for Oswego Public Library All of the signs are viewable at www.seawaytrail.com/storytellersigns/  We also enjoy our Energy Challenge Display very much as Cortland and Oswego battle to save money and conserve power. 

Thank you for all your support and for everyone who's been here in 2013!

Online Educational Videos & Games

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Search for videos, games, and other educational material by keyword or according to content area, grade level, Common Core standard, or a combination of those factors.

Ella Wheeler Photographs Now Online with Balanced Audio

1905 Oswego on YouTube!

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".

Downloading eBooks with a Nook Color, HD, or Tablet

eMedia Library logo  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.

Unique Resources Migrating Online

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.

Downloading eBooks with an iPad or iPhone

eMedia Library logo  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 mobile iOS device.

World Map of Social Networks

Watch as Facebook takes over the world!
(most popular social networking sites by country)
World Map of Social Networks, 2009-

Board Minutes Arriving Online

Volunteers have been busy scanning Library Board of Trustees minutes and we are putting them online from July 2008 to present.  Watch for new minutes as they are approved.

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