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April 07, 20233

OWWL Introduces New Online Catalog:

Improved Searching & Enhancements

The OWWL Catalog is changing. Starting Tuesday, April 11, 2023, searching our catalog and collections with Discovery will be easier than ever! Discovery is a system tool providing more powerful and smarter searches. Changes will occur over many weeks. Coming soon: Specific changes highlighting Ontario home library features.

Some improvements you'll see:

  • Browsing collections by categories and subjects
  • Title Reviews and Author Information
  • Easy access to Suggested Reading
  • Create your own lists then add items in a single click

We're Hiring! Jobs for Teens: Age 16+

  • Are you ready for a part-time job? Or do you know a high school student who is?
  • We interview high school teens for work all year--after school, summer, and scheduled Saturdays.
  • Work is typically 8 - 10 hours per week. Current hourly pay is $14.20.
  • Apply soon. Applications received by April 28 will be given priority consideration.
Apply Here

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Switch to Libby

Take a minute. Install Libby for OWWL2Go. Beginning May, only Libby will load eBooks & AudioBooks from OWWL2Go.

For Windows, Apple, and Kindle devices

Coming in May: On-site Libby Training

Meeting of the Friends of the Ontario Public Library

Monday, April 17

10:30 AM

Join Friends in the library for their Bimonthly meeting.

In addition to regular business items Friends will discuss related conferences, fundraising, budget and more.

Open to all members. New member may join at meetings.

We Deliver

We come to you when you cannot come to the Library!

Learn More 

And Later This Month . . .

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Ready to Garden

Join Master Gardeners from the Cornell Cooperative Extension.

Sessions on

  • April 10, Mon.: Seed Starting
  • May 8, Mon.: Container Gardening

Adult Craft Fun

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


Open Knit

Tuesdays 10:15am

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

Wellness Time

Chair Yoga Thursdays 3:45pm

Weekly 45-minute drop-in sessions

Please arrive early to settle in.

Weekly Storytime

Toddlers and preschoolers, age 18 months and older, with their parent/caregiver come together for Storytime. Miss Anne welcomes all for stories, sing along songs and more fun in the Community Room. 

No Insurance? No Problem. No Fee.

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. 

RRH MMC Info & Appt Here

MMC will visit OPL again in October 2023

Rochester Regional Hospital

Mobile Mammography Center


is rescheduled for

Wednesday, April 26

11:00 - 4:00

Book Clubs News

Afternoon Book Club

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

Other Titles

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