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.

September PJ Storytime

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 22, 2014
Oct 222014

PJ Storytimes

Tuesday, November 4th 6:30pm  

Tuesday, December 9th 6:30pm  

Ghost Writer Contest

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 8, 2014
Oct 082014



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.

Ghost Writer_week1

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 to find their ancestors. Don’t miss it!


 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 3, 2014
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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.
  • Fill out the appropriate information. Your username and password will be used to sign in to the service. Note: we recommend most users choose the OneClickdigital Media Manager to download and transfer selections.
  • If applicable, choose with version of the OneClickdigital Media Manager to download based on your operating system.
  • To find a specific title or author, use the QUICK SEARCH, BROWSE, or ADVANCED SEARCH options. You can also browse titles using the FEATURED, NEWLY ADDED, and WHAT’S POPULAR tabs.
  • Once you’ve made your selection, click the image to view the title detail page, then click the CHECKOUT NOW! button at the right. After a few seconds, click OPEN when prompted.*
Mac users may not receive a prompt. In this case, simply open the OneClickdigital Media Manager manually.
  • The OneClickdigital Media Manager will launch. After signing in, click PLAY to listen to your audiobook, or click DOWNLOAD AND TRANSFER to send the title to your portable device.

(You must have iTunes® installed to transfer to an iPod® and the preferences in iTunes must be set to “Manually Manage Music.”)

  • You can now listen to your audiobook through the OneClickdigital Media Manager or on your portable listening device. Happy listening!

Apps are also available for the iPhone®, Android™ and Kindle Fire™.

pdf  Download OneClickdigital User Guide

Understanding and Preparing

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on October 1, 2014
Oct 012014


Tuesday, October 14: TJR- Total Joint Replacement 6-7:30PM
NOPL at Cicero

Join Dr. Greenky, Orthopedic Surgeon Specializing in Joint Replacement, to learn what causes joint pain.   He will also discuss treatment alternatives, find out about rehabilitation options, and review benefits of preparing for surgery. Space is limited- please register with St. Joseph’s Community Line by calling 315.744.1244 or email:


Wednesday, October 22: Robotic Surgery in Women’s Healthcare PM 6- 7:30 PM

This event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later time.


Thursday, October 30: Understanding Behaviors of Alzheimer’s Disease 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
NOPL at Cicero

‘Understanding Behaviors of Alzheimer’s Disease’, presented by  Katrina Skeval, MSW, Chief Program Officer for the Alzheimer’s Association, Central New York Chapter. This class will describe 5 ways dementia affects behavior and why people with dementia behave in certain ways and participants will learn about when a behavior becomes a concern for care partners and family members. This class is a part of the Institute for Caregivers sponsored by the Onondaga County Office of Aging. Please register at the link below or by contacting Cynthia Stevenson at (315) 435-2362 ext. 4993 or email



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