Sign up for Life Story Writing Workshop

The Phoenix Public Library will host a free two-session Life Story (Memoir) Writing Workshop on June 1st and June 8h from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The workshop will be facilitated by author Susannah Risley, who has taught writing workshops across New York State for 17 years, in libraries, prisons and homeless shelters. She has worked with war veterans, recent immigrants and academics. 


Phoenix Public Library
34 Elm Street
13135-1221 Phoenix , NY
United States
Phone: 315-695-4355
Fax: 315-695-4355
43° 13' 59.4948" N, 76° 17' 33.27" W
New York US

June 2016 Programs for Adults

The Writer's Workshop will meet Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30 PM. The three prompt words for June are lace, tea, disappointment. You may participate in the prompt exercise or not. New members are always welcome, please bring your writing to share with the rest of the group. This group is free and open to the public.

Jim Farfaglia to speak on Oswego County Search & Rescue April 27th

The Phoenix Public Library will host a talk by Jim Farfaglia on the formation in 1971 and the history of the Oswego County Search and Rescue Team - the first official Search and Rescue Team (SAR) in New York State on Wednesday, April 27th from 6-8 pm. Please join us for the story of how Fulton resident, Bart Bartholomew, was inspired to hold a meeting in his home that was the beginning of this statewide federation.

Children's Area Receives New Rug


The Phoenix Public Library has received a generous donation of a beautiful children’s rug from Phoenix Central School Business Teacher, Mrs. Deborah Dufour. This magical carpet captures children and parents alike with its map of the world and colorful alphabet. We are so proud to have this vibrant center piece for the children’s section to focus our young patrons for group activities and to provide a quiet play area. We would like to thank Mrs. Dufour for this wonderful contribution to our early literacy program.

Len Sharp Presents Mysterious Egypt and its Ancient Treasures January 25th

The Phoenix Public library is pleased host Len Sharp MS, CAS, retired Earth Science teacher from Liverpool High School and an adjunct professor of Education at LeMoyne College on Monday, January 25th, 2016 at 7:00 pm for a visual presentation of his lecture, Mysterious Egypt and its Ancient Geological Treasures. Mr. Sharp has received the National Science Teachers Association Distinguished Teacher Award and a Presidential Award for Teaching Science. He has explored and hiked through all 50 states and trekked and studied on all seven continents.

Thank you!!!

Congratulations to Kate Wight for winning "The Miss Phoenix Doll" Raffle on December 4th, 2015. We will announce the winner of our toy giraffe and story book in the New Year. Thank you to everyone who participated in our raffle the fall. The money raised will help us provide programing for children.

Genesee Ted on November 18th from 7-8 PM

Genesee Ted Music Group


Please join us at the Phoenix Public Library on Wednesday November 18th from 7-8pm for a lively hour of original songs, entertaining cover and some very witty banner with The Genesee Ted. This musical group is comprised of local performers: Dana Cooke local singer/songwriter and President of the Folkus Project in CNY; Shirley Stevens lead singer/guitarist with Diamond Sunday, popular local bluegrass band; Eileen Rose singer/songwriter performs the mountain dulcimer and percussion; and recent member, Tom Burr on bass and banjo. 

The Oswego County Fire Prevention Safety Trailer at the Phoenix Public Library November 7th

The Oswego County Fire Prevention Safety Trailer will be at the Phoenix Public Library, 34 Elm Street, Phoenix, NY (near the Michael Maroun Elementary School) on Saturday, November 7th from 11am to 2pm. Please join Oswego County Fire Safety Educators; Danny Dunn, Karen Draper and Teona Draper for safety training activities in this special unit equipped with fire prevention demonstrations and a tornado simulator. This program is for all ages and we encourage you to bring the whole family, including grandparents!


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