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Genealogy Discussion Group

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on November 12, 2014
Nov 122014
 

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Trying to find your roots?  Then check out this free, informal small discussion opportunity.  This is not a class, but it is a chance to share ideas with others who are also conducting genealogical research.  Feel free to bring your laptop or tablet.  Please register or by calling 699-2032 or online through the events calendar. Register and view upcoming events for the Genealogy Discussion Group.

 

International Games Day

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on November 1, 2014
Nov 012014
 

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 

Aquaponics

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 23, 2014
Oct 232014
 

Aquaponics 101


Wednesday November 5, 2014
7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
NOPL at Cicero- Community Rm
Did you know you can grow your own fish and salad in the same space?
Aquaponics is a combination of hydroponics (growing plants without soil) and aquaculture (fish-farming) to produce efficient, multi-benefit food production systems.

Come learn from Laurie Trotta, Assistant Professor of Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at SUNY Morrisville, home to a 4,000 gallon aquaponics system that produces 22,000 heads of lettuces and 1,700 pounds of tilapia every year.

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.

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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!

FamilySearch Workshop

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 7, 2014
Oct 072014
 

FamilySearch Workshop

Find Your Ancestors using FamilySearch


Wednesday, October 22, 2014
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
NOPL at Brewerton
Have you heard about FamilySearch?  It is the largest genealogy organization in the world and maintains a collection of records, resources, and services designed to help people learn more about their family history. Join genealogy expert Carl Smith as he demonstrates how people can use the newest features of FamilySearch.org to find their ancestors. Don’t miss it!

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