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May 19, 2023

Closed: Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 27th through Monday, May 29th, the Library will be closed.

Items can be returned in book drop located in the back of Town/Library building.

No doubt you know Memorial Day, also called Remembrance Day, is a day when as a nation, we remember those who served in the armed forces.

Our selected displayed materials at this time include historical and fictional works about soldiers. When you visit -- check them out. We hope you find something to borrow as part of your personal commemoration.

Trail Works Hikes

Trail Advocates for Wayne County, NY

Trail Works, Inc., based in Williamson, recently shared their seasonal hike schedule.

View an easy to read copy: click on the poster to the right.

We recommend you confirm hike start times on their event calendar. Scheduled information has been known to change and is updated there.

Visit Trail Works

Bicentennial Geocache Passport Event

May - November 1st 2023

Bicentennial Passport

Visit all 15 Towns

Complete the Bicentennial Passport

Enter to Win a Prize

Geocaching is Easy & Fun

What to know:

Geocaching is an outdoor hobby where participants download locations, navigate to the spot, and use clues to find the cached container. Once found, they record their name on the log paper inside.

Here's a one-page Quick Start Guide: Geocaching 101

Free Passports can be picked up in Ontario at the Library and the Town Clerk's Office.

WC Geocaching Information

Get Ready for Summer Reading Programs

  • Exciting programs for children, teens, and adults
  • Reading programs run up to six weeks, but participation is as little or as much as you choose
  • Many special activites are scheduled
  • Read to Win rewards: custom badge buttons, chances for County Fair passes, gift certificates, and more
  • Full details available in June.


Open Knit Tuesdays

  • Meet new people at an informal gathering of knitters & other hand crafts.
  • Continue a project or begin a new one. Drop in any Tuesday.

Registration not required

Evening Book Club

Thursday, May 25, 6:30

Afternoon Book Club

Wednesday, June 14, 1:00

Mystery Book Club

Tuesday, June 20, 1:00

Copies of book club titles are available at the Front Desk


Free Medicare Consultations

Adults interested in learning about Medicare meet with a certified consultant for a free one-on-one appointment.

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Storytimes resume in June

Watch for more information

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  • Library openings for year-round Pages.
  • Junior & senior high school students (2023-24) are encouraged to apply.
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