Spring is Here

March 24, 2023

1850 Ridge Rd., Ontario NY 14519  315-524-8381   OntarioPublicLibrary.org

Special Events

Going to College in the Fall

or Know Someone Who Is?

Complete Your Financial Aid Forms

Online HESC through NY.gov

The Online Event to Complete the FAFSA is on

Wednesday, March 29

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Pre-registration is Required: Sign-up Today

Appointments are scheduled in 45-minute increments starting at 4:00 pm.

  • Schedule your 45-minute session with a financial aid expert to complete the FAFSA and NYS application for TAP during the session!
  • Pre-register and select your preferred appointment time.
  • Service offered via NY.gov and HESC for NY residents
Pre-register Here

Storytime with Easter Egg Hunt

Children ages 18 months through pre-K with their adult join in for stories , sing-along songs & more.

Tuesday, April 4 10:15am

Egg Decorating

Youth ages 4 and up can drop-in for a time of egg decorating with friends.


Wednesday, April 5

2 - 4pm

Unicorn Craft Time

A special Drop-in time for Magical Unicorn crafts to celebrate National Unicorn Day! Youth ages 4+.


Friday, April 7

11am - 1pm

More Programs

Open Knit

Tuesdays 10:15am

Make new friends and relax while working on your thread projects.

Free Tax Help


1:00 - 3:00pm

Trained volunteers review your documents for 2022 filings before completing forms. Here through March 29, 1:00-3:00pm.

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Wellness Time

Chair Yoga Thursdays 3:45pm

Weekly 45-minute drop-in sessions

Please arrive early to settle in.

Ready to Garden

Spring is here. We're hosting a three-part series with Master Gardeners from the Cornell Cooperative Extension. Sign-up for one, two, or all three! Registration is by class!

Programs start at 1pm

  • March 30, Thurs.: Ready for Spring Gardening
  • April 10, Mon.: Seed Starting
  • May 8, Mon.: Container Gardening

Craft Time Fun for Adults

Make Bubble Flowers using paint, water and a straw. Class size limited. Register to save your spot!


April Book Clubs

Afternoon Book Club

Discuss Wish You Were Here, Weds. April 12 at 1:00. Copies of books available at Front Desk

Afternoon Title List

Mystery Book Club

See you Tuesday, April 18 at 1:00 to share your take on Peg and Rose Solve a Murder.

 Mystery Title List



The Library is Closed Easter Saturday

April 8, 2023

Book Drop open 24/7

OWWL2Go Digital

Important Overdrive & Libby News

As reported earlier, OPL members still using the Overdrive app will want to install Libby app for use with OWWL2Go digital. Beginning May 2023 OWWL2Go is only with Libby.

Libby is available for Windows, Apple, and Kindle devices. Download Libby now.

Coming in April, Open Tech Times to help, if needed, with your move to Libby.

With apologies for missed exams last week when the MMC X-ray systems failed, their team will be here in a few weeks.

Between work and family needs, getting a mammogram may seem almost impossible. The MMC seeks to make screening simple and accessible.

Make an appointment online or call MMC office at 585.922.7465 Walk-ins are allowed as time permits.

No Insurance? No Problem. No Fee.


Rochester Regional Hospital

Mobile Mammography Center


has rescheduled for

Wednesday, April 26

11:00 - 4:00

MMC will also visit OPL in October 2023

We Deliver: Let us get to you when you cannot get to us!

We offer many services to get Library and OWWL materials to you. Click below to learn how we can help.

Delivery Info

COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits Still Available!

Provided by WC Dept. of Public Health, free COVID-19 rapid test kits for residents are here. Ask at the front desk. Only two kits (2 tests per box) per family.

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