August events at the Oswego Public Library

Summer Reading has really made a splash in Oswego! We love having
you visit the library, hear great stories, create wonderful
projects, and READ. Our fishy friends enjoy your visits too! Have
you said hello to all of them yet?

On Monday, August 2nd join us for an early-elementary and preschool
story time on boats at 10:30 AM. There will be funny, warm, and
watery stories followed by some creative boat crafting. From 1 PM
to 3 PM that afternoon we will have plenty of boats you can make
using various techniques in our Boat Bonanza!

On Tuesday, August 3rd the Red Cross visits to present Emergency
Preparedness. Learn how you and your family can be better prepared
in the event of an emergency. The next day the Coast Guard will be
here at 10:30 AM Wednesday to teach water safety and share their

On Thursday, August 5th the science free read features map making.
Create your own map. Don’t forget the legend so you can read it
years from now and unearth your treasures. Friday brings stories
of pirates to the preschool and early-elementary story time at
10:30 AM. Hear some funny, gruff, and lovable pirate stories
followed by your own pirate crafts. Another science free read ends
the week on Friday, August 6th at 1:30 PM. Seek out the library’s
treasures and make treasure bottles to store all your booty.

Monday, August 9th kicks off the last week of Summer Reading with
Scrubby Bear visiting at 10:30 AM. Learn proper hygiene and hand
washing from the lovable Scrubby Bear!

On Wednesday, August 11th Peg brings water themed Watercolors to
the library at 1:30 PM. Children of all ages are encouraged to
enjoy the afternoon with art.

Friday, August 13th is our Summer Reading Tea Party Grand Finale!!
Celebrate the end of a successful reading summer with us!

The Oswego Public Library is open Monday through Thursday from 10
AM to 8 PM, Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM, and Saturday from 12 PM to 5
PM. Sunday hours return after Labor Day. Call us any time at

Summer Reading at New York Libraries did a video launch here: