What Most People Don't Know

The Oswego Public Library opened in 1857, one year before Boston's first purpose-built public library.  While Boston's building is long gone, Oswego's "Castle on the Hill" continues to serve and is America's oldest public library still in its original building.

Ink drawing of library building

Easter Story Hour - Monday, March 29th, 2021

Good morning everyone!

Our story hour for today is on our upcoming holiday of Easter! Ms. Monica has picked out several great books on the holiday to read aloud, and Miss Brooke has a fun Easter craft to show to everyone today. We hope that everyone has a wonderful holiday this weekend.

The crafts can be picked up this week Monday through Friday, from 10am to 5:30pm. Please give us a call at 315-341-5867 to reserve your craft(s), and then give us a call once you are outside to retrieve them.

Easter Story Hour: https://youtu.be/VJS3j3MrrXg

What Most People Don't Know

The inventor of the wooden golf tee began his education in Oswego and was one of the first children to use the Oswego Public Library. In 1857 George Franklin Grant was 11 when the library opened here in our Castle on the Hill.

George Franklin Grant recognized by golf


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