Free, fun holiday events for the whole family!

STEAM Challenge: Christmas Trees
Tue, Dec 3  |  6:30-7:30 PM  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
See who can make the tallest Christmas tree using candy and toothpicks. For ages 7-12

Merry Mischief with Mrs. Claus & Santa
Wed, Dec 4  |  6:30-7:30 PM  |  NOPL Brewerton  |  Add to my calendar
Bring your little ones and get into the Christmas season with Mrs. Claus and Santa! They will be here with bells on to lead us in a sing-along music program and Santa will read “T’was the Night Before Christmas” before meeting with the children to chat with them about their Christmas wishes, so don’t forget to bring your wish lists! Ho! Ho! Ho! Register

Christmas Readings, Poetry and Songs
Sat, Dec 7  |  2-3:15 PM  |  NOPL Cicero  |  Add to my calendar
Enjoy holiday songs performed on the dulcimer and percussion by Eileen Rose and Stephen Brace. A family event, you’ll be tapping your toes and singing along, for sure! Open to all ages.

Teen Book Club
Tue, Dec 10  |  4-5 PM  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
The teen book club meets every month to discuss young adult/teen books. Read the book of the month and join the discussion in the library to share your thoughts with others who love to read. This month’s selection is The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand, a reimagining of the classic book, A Christmas Carol.

Holiday Story Time
Tue, Dec 10  |  6:30-7:30 PM  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
Listen to stories about Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza! After story time, have fun making a cool holiday craft!

Merry Mischief with Mrs. Claus & Santa
Thu, Dec 12  |  6:30-7:30 PM  |  NOPL Cicero  |  Add to my calendar
Bring your little ones and get into the Christmas season with Mrs. Claus and Santa! They will be here with bells on to lead us in a sing-along music program and Santa will read “T’was the Night Before Christmas” before meeting with the children to chat with them about their Christmas wishes, so don’t forget to bring your wish lists! Ho! Ho! Ho! Register

Friday Films: A Christmas Story
Fri, Dec 13  |  10 AM-Noon  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
In the 1940s, a young boy named Ralphie attempts to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa that a Red Ryder BB gun really is the perfect Christmas gift. Rated PG.

Teen Holiday Party
Sat, Dec 14  |  1-3 PM  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
The Teen Advisory Board is hosting the annual Holiday party. Enjoy movies, delicious snacks, games, crafts, and more!

Making Mug Cakes for Teens
Mon, Dec 16  |  4-5 PM  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
Make your own delicious mini cake – in a mug! Mugs will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own mug. Please register in advance and call ahead if there are any allergy concerns. Register

Family Movie: The Nightmare Before Christmas
Tue, Dec 17  |  6-7:30 PM  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloweentown, gets bored and kidnaps Santa after he learns of the wonder of Christmas. Rated PG.

Friday Films: Christmas Carol
Fri, Dec 20  |  10 AM-Noon  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
On Christmas Eve, an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the spirit of his former partner, Jacob Marley. The deceased partner was in his lifetime as mean and miserly as Scrooge is now and he warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife. Not rated.

Friday Films: White Christmas
Fri, Dec 27 |  10 AM-Noon  |  NOPL North Syracuse  |  Add to my calendar
A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. Not rated.