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New Audios to Read while Driving, Gardening, Running...

or download an MP3 aubiobook right now!  Also, try two teen titles for free every week at Sync, now through August 13.

Donations Sought

Books published since 2012 are in high demand.  Donations of books on CD, large print books, like new paperbacks, DVDs, Blu-rays, and local history items are always welcomed.  Items we cannot use for the permanent Oswego Public Library collection will go into our ongoing used book sale.

Yearbooks needed to complete the Local History Room collection are 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1979, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 2011 and later Paradox's and 1957 or earlier, 1959, 1960, 1970, 1990, 1991, and 1992 Exemplar's.

Waterfront Photography on Exhibit

Ships at Sunset

Enjoy the photographs of Laura Brazak until the end of May.  An artist's reception will be at 6:30
PM on Thursday, May 14 in our Community Room.

Breakwall

Port City Writer's Group - Creative Writing

Did you know that the Oswego Public Library has it's own creative writing group?
The Port City Writer's Group meets approximately once a week in the Community Room at the library. Meetings consist of word sprints, write-ins, discussions, and organized lessons.
The group is open to everyone regardless of your experience, goal, or ability level with writing. Everyone is welcome to come!
Meeting days and times vary. For more information please email:
oswegowriters@gmail.com

Stewart's Shops Supports Summer Reading

Stewart's Shops donate to Summer Reading

A big thank you to Stewart's for their donation for our Summer Reading Program.

Events start July 6th.  You can sign up starting June 29th for Every Hero Has a Story.

Updated City Code Book

The 58th version of the Code of the City of Oswego is now online at oswegony.org Oswego sign: discovered 1656, settled 1727, chartered 1848

Library Board Minutes from January 2011 to January 2015

Recent Board of Trustee Minutes have been added to our web site.  Browse through them at oswegopubliclibrary.org/node/1254  Board Clipart

Perdida Now Available

Want to enjoy Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, but prefer to read in Spanish?  Wait no longer!

The Oswego Public Library has placed a copy of Perdida in the new item shelf -- under 468 FLYN as we have shelved all our books in Spanish at this number.  Para libros en Español mira bajo 468.

Governor Again Proposes Library Funding Below Legal Level

Governor Cuomo, despite having an extra $5.5B in revenue this year and proposing up to a 4.8% increase in state education funding, proposed FLAT funding for our community libraries. Last year’s enacted state budget included a 5.7% increase in education funding, but a mere 1.2% increase in local library aid. New York State Education Law requires library aid for FY 2015-2016 to be $102.6M. This figure is based on the most recent census data.
Libraries are EssentialClick HERE to take action!

Ancestry Genealogy NOW Available in the Library!

Ancestry Library Edition

Whether using your tablet, your computer, or one of our computers; you can now access Ancestry at the Oswego Public Library.  Enjoy!

Saying Goodbye to 2014

Happy New Year from the Oswego Library!

Enjoy the yearly wrap-up from Oswego County Today.

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