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2014 Fall Concert Series

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on November 19, 2014
Nov 192014
 

2014 Fall Concert Series

NOPL @ North Syracuse

Genesee Ted
Sunday October 26, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

 

 
Genesee Ted, a local folk band made up of members Dana Cooke (mandolin), Shirley Stevens (guitar), Eileen Rose (mountain dulcimer), and Tom Burr (bass), will play a blend of old-timey, mountain, traditional, and bluegrass songs.
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Sunday, November 16, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Duo Felice
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Join flutist, Martha Grener, and pianist, Ida Trebicka for a free music concert. The wide-ranging repertoire includes works by Rhonda Larson, J.S. Bach, Mike Mower, Maurice Ravel, Mizi Wan and more.
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Hospice Harmony Singers
Sunday December 14, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
 

Hospice Singers

Hospice Harmony Singers is a community-based women’s chorus affiliated with Hospice of CNY in Liverpool. The 35-voice, non-auditioned chorus has grown significantly since its inception in 1995 when it was comprised of only Hospice employees. Today’s choristers, the majority of whom are not on staff at Hospice, volunteer their time for their love of music and their desire to promote the mission of Hospice.
 

International Games Day

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on November 1, 2014
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International Games Day

International Game Day


Saturday November 15, 2014
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
N. Syracuse, Community Room
Celebrate International Game Day! Join us for board game fun! All Ages Welcome! Refreshments will be served. Drop-in for one game or stay for the afternoon!

Click to learn more about International Games Day

Oct 272014
 

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Shop ’til You Bop: Shopping with Apps!


Put the music on, relax and download your holiday gifts at your favorite app store.  We’ll show you our Cheapskate’s Buying Guide of apps for both Apple and Android.  We’ll demo the best of the bunch.  And, we’ll concentrate on apps that work on both sides of the Apple-Google aisle. Join Al Fasoldt and his wife, Nancy, at this one hour workshop.  Al is the technology writer for The Post-Standard and Nancy teaches readers how to enjoy the ePost-Standard.Registration is required, space is limited.
There will be two dates for this class:
Friday, November 14 at 11am at NOPL at Cicero 
Wednesday, November 19 at 6pm at NOPL at Brewerton 

Zoo To You

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 27, 2014
Oct 272014
 

Zoo To You

Zoo to You is a traveling, inquiry-based educational program that visits schools, libraries etc., Each program includes live animals such as birds, reptiles, and invertebrates, among others, and some of the animals may be touchable. We also use biofacts (animal-related artifacts) to create a hands-on experience for the participants. All Zoo to You programs are presented by professional zoo educators and are about 45 minutes.

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Ghost Writer Contest

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 8, 2014
Oct 082014
 

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Contest:

On October 1st NOPL at Cicero will start a challenging four week contest called the Ghost Writer.

Ghost Writer Display

The Game:

Each week the main display table, at NOPL at Cicero, will feature a tombstone with a “cross-word” type clue. Using this clue you must identify the author who has “passed” and submit your answer. Ballots will be available on the display.

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Click image to enlarge. Clues for week one (ends Saturday Oct.11th)

Ghost Writer Week 2 Clues

Click image to enlarge. Clues for week two (ends Saturday Oct.18th)

Click image to enlarge. Clues for week two (ends Saturday Oct. 25)

Click image to enlarge. Clues for week two (ends Saturday Oct. 25)

Ghost Writer Week 4 Clues

Click image to enlarge. Clues for week 4 (ends Saturday Nov. 1)

To Win:

On Saturdays, beginning Oct. 11 a winner will be drawn from among the correct answers.  Winners will receive a $10 Dunkin’ Donuts gift card.  The identity of the previous week’s author will be posted on a second tombstone along with an explanation of the clues.

Come give your best guess as to who is speaking to you from beyond the grave!

Look for additional clues on NOPL at Cicero’s Facebook page!

OneClickdigital

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 3, 2014
Oct 032014
 

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For One Click Digital click here.

Note: To checkout items you will need to create a One Click Digital log-in in account.

Step by Step Guide:

  •  Click on here to go to NOPL’s login page.  You will be prompted to enter your library card number and pin. Once you have logged in with take you to OneClickdigital’s website.
  • First time users need to set a OneClickdigital account. From the library’s OneClickdigital site, select CREATE NEW ACCOUNT at the top-right. Continue reading »