Library News

March 14, 2023

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

New Programs & Classes

Get Ready to Garden

With Spring quickly approaching, we are excited to host a 3 part gardening 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
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Looking for some silly fun in an adult craft?

Join us to make Bubble Flowers using paint, water and a straw. Register to save your spot!


Book Clubs


OPL Evening Book Club

Thursday, March 23, 6:30pm

Scheduled to make sure you can attend following your work day!

A new club is meeting at a new time: early evening! Pick up a copy at the Front Desk of our first choice: The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd and get reading.

Call for more information

Mystery Book Club

Drop in for our afternoon Mystery Club. See you Tuesday, March 21 at 1:00 to share The Word is Murder. Meet us in Library Community Room.

2023 Mystery Club List

Afternoon Book Club

Meet in the Community Room and discuss Wish You Were Here

by Jodi Picoult. See you Wednesday, April 12, from 1:00 - 2:00pm.

2023 Afternoon Selections

More Programs

Weekly Storytime  

Toddlers and preschoolers, age 18 months and older, and their parent/caregiver join Miss Anne for stories, sing along songs and more fun in the Community Room. 

Tuesday mornings 10:15am

Are you're 2022 income taxes filed?


Get free tax help here

Check in with trained volunteers and drop off your documents Weds. thru April 5 1:00-3:00pm.

Important Tax  Information

Open Knit

Relax with friends, new and known for years -- knitters and others working with yarn and thread projects.

Everyone meets in comfy seating in the Library Main Room

Stretch, Relax & Rejuvenate

Thursdays, 3:45pm

Weekly drop-in

No Registration

Come 10 minutes early & settle in.

Sessions are 45 minutes.

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Other Services

We Deliver: Books & Audiobooks

We can reach you even when you cannot get to the Library

We are pleased to offer a variety of services to get Ontario Public Library and OWWL materials to you. Click below and learn more about a number of services of possible interest to you

Here's how we can help!

COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits

Free COVID-19 rapid test kits available to residents. Ask at the front desk. Test kits are provided by the WC Dept. of Public Health. Tests are available as long as supply lasts. Limit two boxes (2 tests per box) per family.

Medicare 101

Helen Pleszewicz,

Licensed Medicare Specialist

Be a well-informed health consumer. Whether you are new to Medicare or have been enrolled for several years, get more information to help you better understand your options.

Ms. Pleszewicz, while an employee of Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, discusses NYS options. Participation as an Excellus Member is not required. No purchase or company commitment required. Click here for dates.

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