All posts by Michelle Waltos

Join us for International Games Day

Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) at North Syracuse will join over a thousand libraries around the world on November 21, 2015, for the eighth annual celebration of gaming in libraries – International Games Day. Come by with your family between 1-4 pm and play a couple of games or stay Continue reading

Your Family History: Where to Begin

Have you ever desired to work on your family tree but you aren’t sure where to start? Help is here! Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) at Cicero will host the two-part workshop ‘Introduction to’ to help get you started. The classes will be held on November 2 and November Continue reading

New Resource at NOPL Provides Online Music and Art Lessons

ArtistWorks for Libraries is the newest online resource available to members of the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL). ArtistWorks joins NOPL’s growing digital branch, providing access to language and software classes, streaming music, movies and television, digital magazines, e-books and audiobooks. Through ArtistWorks, patrons can enroll in 24 different self-paced Continue reading

Thank You for Being a Friend

Good friends are there for you and help support you through thick and thin. The Friends of the Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) at Brewerton and Cicero are just such friends, and with the tenth annual National Friends of Libraries Week being held October 18-24, NOPL would like to take Continue reading

The Red Scarf Project

Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) at Cicero is collecting scarves on behalf of Foster Care to Success’s Red Scarf Project. Foster Care to Success is a nonprofit organization that assists college-bound foster youths who, after turning 18, are no longer supported by the social service system in many states. Foster Continue reading

Story Times Resume at the Library

After taking a brief recess during the last few weeks of summer, a new season of story times are beginning at all three Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) locations – Brewerton, Cicero, and North Syracuse. Story time holds numerous benefits for children. Not only does story time help to instill Continue reading

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

Northern Onondaga Public Library (NOPL) wants to make sure you haven’t forgotten the most important school supply of all – a library card. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when NOPL joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that everyone has a Continue reading

Watercolor Painting for Beginners

NOPL at Cicero will host an Adult Beginner Watercolor Class on September 1st from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Whether you have an empty frame you’d like to fill with your own work of art or you’re simply looking to educate yourself more on the medium, this class is your introduction to Continue reading