Our Favorite Films of 2014
The Children's Board of Oswego Co-Presidents Laurie Doty and Karen Reynolds presented a $500 check to the Oswego Public Library in the Children's Room. Their generous donation was the final piece in paying for an AWE Early Literacy Station added to the library. This touchscreen, all-in-one computer provides computer skills, school readiness, and early learning fun for young children.
The Oswego Public Library is now seeking funds for the second AWE Early Literacy Station to be purchased in 2015.
Explore some early explorers through the links below.
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.
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.
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
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
Jason Segel, Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, Jeff Kinney, Shawn Levy, Jonathan Tropper, John Scalzi, Douglas Preston, Amy Poehler, Martin Short, Anjelica Huston (reading Maya Angelou's poem A Brave and Startling Truth), Neil Patrick Harris, and Kate DiCamillo all talked at the recent BEA 2014 in New York City.