Oswego Library Holds Variety Of Events

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During the next few weeks, the Oswego Public Library will be hosting a number of events.

The following events are free and open to the public. They will take place in the Community Room of the Oswego Public Library:

Cornell Cooperative Extension will present a special workshop entitled, “Save Energy, Save Dollars”, on Friday, November 21, from 10:30am to 12:30 pm. Advance registration is required. To register, call 315-963-7286, Extension 401.

The Oswego Film Group continues its Best of the Festivals series on Tuesday, November 25, at 6pm with “Manda Bala (Send a Bullet)”. The Documentary Grand Prize winner of the 2007 Sundance Film Festival, the film is a provocative investigation of corruption in modern Brazil.  There will be a discussion of the film following the screening.

On Wednesday, December 3, at 6pm, the Neighborhood Watch is sponsoring a program on protecting your children from sexual predators and cybercrimes. Nick DiMartino of the NYS Attorney General’s Office will be the presenter. No registration is required.

A Digital Camera workshop will take place on Saturday, December 6, from 1 to 3:30 pm. Jon Vermilea will present the workshop. To register, please call the library at 341-5867.

As part of their Local History Lecture Series, the Friends of the Library will sponsor a program on World War II, by Fred Lockwood, a veteran of that era. It will take place at 1pm, on Sunday, December 7. No registration is required.

In addition, the Oswego Public Library is presenting an evening with Laurie Halse Anderson, nationally acclaimed author of “Chains”, a work of historical fiction which takes place during the American Revolution. This Annual Author Night will take place at the American Foundry, on Thursday, December 4, at 7pm. Tickets are $50 each and may be purchased at the library or at river’s end bookstore. Proceeds benefit the Oswego Public Library Renovation and Expansion Fund. This event is made possible in part with funds from NYSCA and the Decentralization Grant Program, a state agency and the Cultural Resources Council, a Regional Arts Council.