Library Schedule of Events 2018:

(All library programs are free and open to the public, unless otherwise indicated. 
For further information regarding these or any other programs contact 
the  Old Forge Library at 315-369-6008.)
Feel free to scroll down the page to see all the scheduled programs ~ listed in chronological order.

The Friends of the Library meet on the first Tuesday of each month at Noon
The Library Board of Directors meet the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm

Fri. Jan 5 ~ Deadline for artwork entries for the Winter Scenes Art Exhibit 
                                                     (open to all artists)

Wed. Jan 10  - Mar 10  ~ "Winter Scenes " Art Exhibit on display during Library Hours 
                                                                        (more info>)

Fri. Jan 12 ~  "Winter Scenes"  Art Exhibit  Opening Reception      4-6 pm

Tues. Jan 16 ~ Morning Book Group: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See    9:30 am 

Tues. Jan 16 ~ Deadline to sign up for Friends' Annual Luncheon
                                                                                  (more info>) 

Fri. Jan 19 - Feb 23 ~ Winter Toddler Story Time (&)      10:00 - 10:30 am
                                                               led by Jackie Englert (more info>)

Fri. Jan 19 - Feb 23 ~ Winter  Story  Hour  11:00 am  - Noon 
                                                                 (more info>) 

Sat. Jan 20 ~ Poetry Workshops (!)     (more info>)
                                                  Gr.  K-6 w/ Chris Holt     10 am - noon
                                                  Gr.  7-12 w/ Alison Albright     10 am - Noon 
                                                  Adults w/ Star Livingstone     12:30 - 2:30 pm 

Mon. Jan 22 ~ Friends' Annual Luncheon      11:45 am 
                              Pickle Boat Grill  $15 per person  (more info>)

Sat. Jan 27 ~ Art Workshops (!)    (more info>)
                                            Gr. K-6 w/Karen Beck  10 am - Noon
                                            Gr. 7-12 w/Bronwen Keefer  10 am - Noon
                                             Adults w/ Martha Deming   12:30 - 2:30 pm 

Mon Jan 29 ~ Evening Book Group: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline     6:30 pm 

Thurs. Feb 1 - Mar 1 ~  Poetry and Illustration Contest & Exhibit  submissions accepted
                                               "Shaping My Landscape"   (more info>)
                                                Guidelines can be found here: (guidelines>)

Tues. Feb 13 ~ Mardi Gras Sweetheart Dessert Contest
                                              Entries accepted  11:00 am - 4: 30 pm 
                                              Reception and winners announced  7-8 pm  
                                                        (more info>)

Tues. Feb 20 ~ Morning Book Group: "Actual Malice" by Breton Peace     9:30 am 

Wed. Feb 21 ~ Writer's Open Mic Night(@)      7 pm 
                         Featured Writer and Emcee: Elizabeth Martina (more info>) 

Mon. Feb 26 ~ Evening Book Group: The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti   6:30 pm

Tues. Mar 20 ~ Morning Book Group: A Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood     9:30 am  

Mon. Mar 26 ~ Evening Book Group: Before We were Yours by Lisa Wingate     6:30 pm 

Tues, April 10 ~ Deadline to register for Babysitting Clinic   8pm
                                                        (more info>) 

Weds. April 11- May 2 ~ Babysitting Clinic             6:30-7:30 pm
                                   April 11 -Health and Safety by David Berkstresser, 
                                   April 18 - Childhood Development by Kandis Griffin, Guidance Counselor
                                   April 25 - EMT Educational Play by Karen Beck & Judy Ehrensbeck, Teachers
                                   May 2- Food and Nutrition by Diane Amos, Health Teacher

Thurs, April 12 ~  Christening of "Teen Escape"   7 pm
                               the newly renovated teen space!  (more info>)

Tues. April 17 ~ Morning Book Group: Never Coming Back by Alison McGhee     9:30 pm

Thurs. April 19 - May 24 ~ Linking Lives Through Reading (%)      2:15 - 3:15 pm                      
                                    an inter-generational program for 1st graders and adult "Book Buddy"
Fri. April 20 - May 25 ~ Spring Toddler Story Time (&) 10:00 - 10:30 am
                                            led by Jackie Englert    (more info>)

Fri. April 20 - May 25 ~  Spring Story Hour  11:00 am - Noon
                                                    (more info>)

Mon. April 30 ~ Evening Book Group: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng     6:30 pm 

​Fri. May 4 ~ Howl Story Slam: True Stories Told Locally (@) 7 pm

Wed. May 16 ~ Open Mic Night for Writers (@)    7pm  
                              Emcee and  Featured Writer: Cheryl Pula 

Fri. May 18th ~ Annual Bicycle Safety Clinic    2:15 - 3:15 pm 


To see some of the past Library Programs & Events 
visit our  ARCHIVE>  page.

Funding Agencies: 
(*)  New York State Council on the Arts: Presenting Program with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

(**) New York State Council on the Arts: The Literature Program with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State          Legislature 

($)  Donations Requested.

(♦) Friends of the Library Series and  New York State Council on the Arts with  support from  Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature 

(") First  Friday Art Walk Participant

(+)  The Friends ADK Series.

(!)   Decentralization Program, a regrant program of  the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by CNY Arts,  and the  Friends of  the Old Forge Library 

(#)   Funded by the Town of Webb and the Mid-York Library System.

(%) Funded by the Leola Tobin Memorial Fund.

(@) Old Forge Library  and Adirondack Center for Writing

(=) Mid York Library System 

(<) CAA, Mountain Greenery, Strand Theater ,Touch of Ritz and New York State  Council on the Arts with  support  from  Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

(&) Town of Webb Recreation Department