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Jul 212014
 

Herb Academy 2

Tuesday August 5, 2014
6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
NOPL @ Cicero

Community Rm

THE HERB ACADEMY: Part 2 of 3

Herbal Summer Coolers

How do you stay cool when the temperature rises?  These herb concoctions will help!  Join herbalist Deb Thorna to look at ways to beat the heat.  We’ll try herbed ice cubes, lemonade, tea, granitas and ice pops.  You’ll receive some recipes and learn how to experiment at home.  There will be samples!

Dancing Bear Puppet Theater

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on July 18, 2014
Jul 182014
 

Puppet Show

Vernon Littlefield lived quite contentedly in his snug little mouse hole out in the country, that is, until one day his cousin from the city arrived and convinced him that his meals were too plain and small, and his home was tiny and unfit. Vernon had always thought of it as rather cozy.

“No matter,” said Greyton A. Rodent,“come with me to town where we can dine in style.” Indeed the food was excellent, and the rooms were lovely. However, a big cat stood constant guard there, and Vernon Littlefield longed for home.

Register!

 

Community Symbolic Tree Project

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on July 18, 2014
Jul 182014
 

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East Syracuse-based artist Maria Rizzo invites all Onondaga County residents age 16 and older to join her in a special painting project! With just a 20-minute time commitment, you can take part in creating an interactive work of art.

As of July 24th the project is on hold. Currently the visits to NOPL for August have been cancelled. We look forward to rescheduling in the future.

Each participant will paint one section of a large canvas, to form a tree that represents the various communities in Onondaga County. Maria will provide painting supplies and guidance – no previous painting experience is necessary. Once finished, the whole work will be displayed as a symbol of the communities that created it – a unique tapestry made up of many distinct and important pieces!

 

To sign up for this exciting new project, contact Maria Rizzo directly at:
E-mail: mariarizzoart@gmail.com
Phone: 315-720-9026

 

This project is made possible by a 2014 Individual Art Commission from CNY Arts. It will be ongoing from April through the end of the year, on different days at each OCPL member library.

 

To read more about the Community Symbolic Tree project, visit MariaRizzoArt.blogspot.com.
Jul 162014
 

Themed storytimes

Click to Register for Fizz Boom Read Story time


Thursday July 31, 2014
10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
N. Syracuse, Community Room
Listen to science themed stories and help with easy science experiments.
Ages 3-6.

 

Click to Register for Elephant and Piggie Storytime


Thursday August 7, 2014
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

N. Syracuse, Community Room

Come to an Elephant and Piggie storytime! Listen to some of the Elephant and Piggie books and do fun activities related to the stories! For ages 4-7

So you want to be a Superhero?

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on July 16, 2014
Jul 162014
 

 

Superhero event

Wednesday July 30, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
NOPL @ N. Syracuse

Think you have what it takes to be a superhero?  Come between 2:00 and 3:30 dressed as your favorite superhero and complete a superhero obstacle course! See if you can vaporize a villain, leap buildings in a single bound, and more! Program will be held outside, weather permitting. For ages 4-9.
Registration Required (For superheros only)

Dan the Snakeman

 Posted by Amanda Roberts on July 14, 2014
Jul 142014
 

Dan the Snakeman

 

Tuesday July 29, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Cicero

Community Rm
decorative imageDan’s shows were created to educate people of all ages about reptiles. Through informative displays and interactions, the presentations are very successful in helping the audience better understand and appreciate the special nature of these animals and their importance to the environment. The programs offer a unique opportunity to experience many species of exotic reptiles. The audience is invited to interact with the animals on an up-close and personal level; viewing, touching, and asking questions are highly encouraged.

REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN JULY 14. If you sign up and cannot make it, PLEASE call the library (699-2032) as soon as possible to cancel. This allows someone else on the waiting list to attend in your place!

Northern Onondaga Public Library 8686 Knowledge Ln.
Cicero, NY 13039. 315.699.2534
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