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Story Time - Mondays at 11 AM

Please join us for Story Time Mondays at 11 AM for stories and songs and  crafts. We are pleased to have Katie Moore join us with all her wonderful talents to make this a fun activity program at the library. Spring has come to Phoenix!! This event is designed for preschoolers and is free and open to the public. 

Events for Adults at the Phoenix Public Library for July and August 2014

The Quilling Group will meet Wednesday, August 20th at 6:30 PM in the Century Club room at the Phoenix Public Library.  We will decide on a project. This group is free and open to the public.  You will need a quilling tool (I find the slotted tool easier to use), glue and paper strips.  All these items are available at local craft stores either individually or in a kit. Regular members are happy to introduce this old craft of paper rolling to new members.  Call 695-4355 for more information.

The morning reading group will meet Thursday, August  14th at 11 AM.   We will discuss -The Road by Cormac McCarthy. This program is free and open to the public.

Card Making Group will meet on Tuesday, July 15th at 6:30 PM  Karen is back with lots of ideas.  We will be making cards with old book pages that can be used for various themes.  So bring your stuff and please join us! We   This is free and open to the public. 

Canalside Chats meets Tuesday, July 22th at 7:00 PM.  We will be reading Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeman. This is an historical novel about women working for the Tiffany Company in New York City early in the 20th Century. This event is free and open to the public.

 Writing group will meet Tuesday, July 8th at 6:30 PM. Please bring you work to share. We are a developing group and enjoy all newcomers.

Please call the library at 695-4355 with any questions regarding our programs.

"Rethink Your Drink"

What does it mean to "Rethink your Drink"? Do you know what an empty calorie is? The Phoenix Public Library will host an informative program on sweetened beverages presented by Debra A Hunsberger Nutrition Program Educator from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the Century Club Room. Please join us for a close look at nutritional labels, an activity involving sugar, some informational handouts and a discussion on empty calories. We encourage parents to attend with their children. This event is free and open to the public.

Thank you!!!

Thank you to everyone who provided items to raffle and who purchased a raffle ticket.  We are pleased to announce the winners.  Robin Hillpot won the beautiful American Girl doll. Elaine Parrott won the puzzles. Carla Rowland won the craft basket and Jessica Barrow won the craft art box.  Congratulations to all our winners!! The money raised in honor of Picture Book Month (November) will be used to purchase picture books for our children's book collection.

Thank you!!!

We would like to thank everyone who participated in the successful October Book Sale.  We grateful to the community for sharing their extra books and DVD's with us and to the members of the Reading Groups who helped us sort, set up and run the sale.  We added DVDs and new titles to the collection and we were able exchange some of the worn copies for the more gently used donations.  And thank you to everyone who purchased from our sale!!

Stretch Band Bracelet Class Saturday - October 26 at 12 PM

Pat Tucker will hold a stretch band bracelet making workshop on Saturday - October 26 at 12 PM.  We have multi-color bands or black and orange bands for Phoenix school colors.  Space is limited please sign up at the library or call 695-4355 to register.  Children must be old enough to use the hook tool. This program is free and open to the public with registration.

John Mercer will be here Wednesday - October 23rd from 6 PM to 8 PM

John Mercer will be here Wednesday - October 23rd to sign his just released book "They Call Me Zombie".  He is a graduate of Phoenix Central Schools and currently teaches in the middle school for the Fulton Central Schools. Mr. Mercer will read an excerpt from his book and sign copies from 6 PM to 8 PM in the Century Club Room. Come join us in celebrating this new local author!

Bonnie Burnatowski - Reception and Book Signing

Mrs. Burnatowski, a regular contributor to the writing workshop held at the library, has published her first novel, Death in Sight.   The Phoenix Public Library will hold a book signing event on July 15th, 2013 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.  This title is also currently available as an e-book from and as an e-book.  Light refreshments will be available and this event is open to the public.

The Winners of the Christmas Raffles

Thank you to Elizabeth Russell for the donation of a signed copy of Jan Brett's new title, Mossy, with promotional pin and literature to raffle on behalf of the library.  We are pleased to announce - Roulan Crocetti of Pennellville won this wonderful book.  Congratulations!

Thank you to the Bullis Family for the beautiful  handcrafted double pie basket full of wonderful baking items, a gift certificate and seasonal kitchen towels, potholders and bowls.  We are pleased to announce - Evan Fox of Phoenix won this treasure basket.  Congratulations!

We would also like to thank all of our patrons for their generous support in taking part in our raffles.

November 17, 2012 The Phoenix Public Library Building Held a 20 Year "Birthday Celebration"

The 20 year "Birthday Celebration" of the Phoenix Public Library on Saturday, November 17th from 11 AM to 1 PM.  Thank you to all who were able to attend.

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