West African Kora (harp) concert 6 PM June 17

Sean Gaskell holding his kora

Oswego Public Library is presenting Sean Gaskell on the kora as a Zoom concert on June 17 at 6 PM.  The date is between the 163rd anniversary of our opening on June 14 and Juneteenth (June 19) celebrating the announcement of slavery's abolishment reaching Texas!  Join Sean's online https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3955276146 performance and educational demonstration on the kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa.  He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the kora’s musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions.

The library is happy to email you the information for this online event. Send your email address to oswlib AT ncls.org and we will reply with all the details. You may also call 1.646.558.8656 and listen to the concert. If needed, the Zoom meeting ID is 395 527 6146.

Operation Thanks from Above Flyover

The National Warplane Museum's Douglas C-47 called Whiskey 7 and P-51 Mustang called Mad Max flew over Oswego this afternoon.

Right over the Utica St Bridge!

Digital Public Library of America

Here is one of the resources that can be found via Novel NY's facebook page: The Digital Public Library of America! This is an online library that consists of different literary works (both fiction and non-fiction), images, videos, and other different kinds of media that are a part of the Public Domain. This means that these materials are available for download and usage in your home at absolutely no cost, and no library card is needed! If you would like to see more, you can visit the website here: https://dp.la/


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