Coming Up at the Oswego Public Library

March 15, 2011 — 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Talk the Talk Job Readiness workshop is a one day refresher to understand the impact of words and impressions, improve one-to-one and group communication skills, and gain experience through practice exercises. Call 342-8839 to register!

March 16, 2011 — 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Our weekly afternoon story hour celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with stories and a craft. Wear some green and save a lot of it at the Library!

March 16, 2011 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Universal Class FREE online courses introductory session. Grab a library laptop or bring your own and join us in the Community Room for an hour of online introduction. Universal Class has a wide variety of courses: pet care, psychology, business, computers, cooking, financial management, history, and many more! You can sign up for this webinar by visiting With your library card you can link to Universal Class off of and create your FREE account today.

March 17, 2011 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
A National ET (Essential Tremor) Foundation support group will hold their first meeting at the Library.

March 18, 2011 — 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Our weekly morning story hour focuses on wind with stories and a craft. Prepare to be blown away at the Library!

March 19, 2011 — we open at NOON on Saturdays
2009 Magazines available for adoption outside the Children’s Room starting today. Thousands of issues available. First come, first serve.

March 21, 2011 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Friends of the Library board meeting

March 22 & 23, 2011 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
The Written Word Job Readiness workshop is a two day refresher to learn how reading and writing affect workplace success, assess your skills, learn how to improve your skills, and practice written workplace communications. Call 342-8839 to register!

March 23, 2011 — 1:30 PM to 2:15 PM
Our weekly afternoon story hour kicks Zoo Week into gear with stories and a craft. Maybe you’ll meet a zebra or two?

March 25, 2011 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Job Corps Orientation and Applications for this program offering FREE job training to 16-24 year olds. Job Corps includes up to two years education and training, campus housing, meals, and more. If needed, a student can also get a GED or high school diploma while training for a career at Job Corps. Call 478-5529 ext. 102 to see if you are eligible or visit the Library during this orientation.

March 25, 2011 — 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
Our weekly morning story hour continues Zoo Week with a giraffe craft. And there will be wonderful stories too!

March 26, 2011 — 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
VITA Tax Help returns!!

March 26, 2011 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Fill out your FAFSA online with our helpful computer trainers! Give us a call or email to sign up and remember to bring your social security number, any driver’s license or state ID you have, W-2 forms and records for any other income from 2010, copy of your 2010 tax return, current investment information, current business or farm records, any current bank statements, and records for any child support paid, work-study earnings, grants, fellowships, AmeriCorps funds, or scholarships included in your income. We’ll get it sorted out and you’ll fill the FAFSA out in our computer lab.

GED Classes are held at the library. They meet from 10 AM to 1 PM every Monday and Thursday. Call BOCES at 963-4257 to arrange for pretesting.