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The mission of Ontario Public Library is to connect community members and resources in a

 welcoming and inclusive environment that fosters creativity and continuous learning.


August 2, 2023

Thank You! An update on the Planning Survey

Please accept my genuine thanks to those of you who shared your time with us completing the online survey posted in July. Your responses will help guide us in our planning.

Look for my update here where I will share with you and others information from your responses. Thank you for your part helping us to focus on what you want at your library. You have provided invaluable feedback.

Kindest regards,


S. Hylen

Library Director

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hoopla Bonus Borrows are Here!

This month choose from among select hoopla audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and videos without using your monthly instant borrows!

Bonus Borrows

Family Fun Day @ Wayne County Fair

Saturday, August 19

The Wayne County Libraries of OWWL invite you to visit the Great Wayne County Fair. The Fair is open August 14 thru 19.

Enjoy family friendly events all day. Be a part of a Watermelon Eating Contest, an Egg Drop contest, Kiddie Tractor Pulls, storytelling, historic music, a community mural and so much more!

Read to Win: Show your Read to Win Red Ribbon at the Info Booth and receive a free ice-cream certificate good at the 4-H Dairy Booth! Get a free picture while wearing your Read to Win Ribbon at the Read to Win Booth!

WC Fair Info


Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, August 9 @ 1:00

In August the Afternoon Book Club discusses The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman.

Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, August 15 @ 1:00

In August the Mystery Book Club discusses A Bad Day for Sunshine by Darynda Jones.

Watch for New and Returning Programs in September!

After busy months of WCSD school visits and NYS Summer Reading activities we're catching some staff vacation time in August, as well as building a fall calendar full of events to engage you.

Storytime, monthly crafts, Chair Yoga, table games for adults to enjoy, Technology Help, presenters and trainers on many topics, and much more are being planned by Sandra, Miss Anne, and our staff. Watch for schedules here and in the Library.

Medicare 101: Biweekly on Fridays

Drop in: 10:15am-1:15pm

Friday, August 18, 2023, also September 1, September 15

Be a well-informed and in-control health consumer. Whether you are new to Medicare or have been enrolled for several years, drop-in and talk with Helen to better understand your options.

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