Thank you for your support!

The Central Square Library’s Director, Staff, Library Board of Trustees, and patrons would like to extend a sincere THANK YOU to all of the voters who supported the Library’s 2024 School Ballot Referendum Vote, yesterday! Because of your support, the Library will now receive a $10,000 increase in our annual funding; thus sustaining YOUR local free public library!

We are eager to begin our journey of revitalizing the Library’s space, modernizing the Library’s technology, providing even more engaging programming for all ages, and more, with this funding!

Thank you again! Come and visit us to see all of the wonderful resources that you have FREE access to because of our amazing community’s continued support! 🤝

The Library will be CLOSED Monday, May 27th in Observance of Memorial Day

The Library will be CLOSED on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. The Library will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28th. The book drop will remain open for returns.

Local Author Discussion with Lee Ellen Hickey on June 6th @6:30pm!

Thursday, June 6th at 6:30pm, the Library will be hosting Oswego county native Lee Ellen Hickey who is the author of, “Girl in the Glass Coffin: The Tokin Affairs.” Lee Ellen Hickey will be sharing her process and research that she undertook while writing this historical fiction tale based on the true story of Virginia Tonkin known by local legend as, “The girl in the glass coffin.” Autographed copies of the book will available for purchase!

After School Storytime Thursdays!

After School Storytime is the place to be! There will be two Storytimes on Thursdays.

4:00-4:45pm for Children 5 And Under

4:45-5:30pm for Children 6 and Up

Themes:

Thursday, May 23rd: Turtles

Thursday, May 30th: Wizards and Fairies

Thursday, June 6th: Bugs

Thursday, June 13th: Celebrating Dads

Thursday, June 20th: Safari

Thursday, June 27th: To the Beach!

Come enjoy age-appropriate themed read-alouds, crafts, activities and more! This is a great way for young readers to make some friends.

Siblings are welcome. Grown-ups must remain with their child(ren) at all times.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 4:00pm.

The next Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at 4:00pm. It will be held in the Adult Non-Fiction Room of the Library. The public is welcome to attend. The June Meeting Agenda and the May Meeting Minutes will be available for download below closer to the meeting date. The May 2024 Financial Statement will also available for download below closer to the meeting date. Previous Minutes and Financial Statements can be found by clicking here.

Please note the time change. During the March 9th Meeting, the Board decided that Meetings will now begin at 4:00pm for the rest of the year 2024.

Trivia Tuesday for Adults Tuesday, June 18th

Put on your thinking caps because it’s Trivia Tuesday for Adults! Begin by preregistering for one of the sessions mentioned below.

*Lunchtime Trivia for Adults will be held at the Central Square Library on Tuesday, June 18th at 11:00am. If interested, lunch provided by donation.

Trivia Night for Adults will be held at Good Golly’s Family Restaurant on Tuesday, June 18th at 6:00pm. Participants will be able to purchase food and drinks from the Restaurant.

Prizes will be awarded to our winners!

Register yourself and your partner in person at the Library, over the phone at 315-668-6104, or by email at csqlib@ncls.org.

*Please note that participants in Lunchtime Trivia are not eligible to participate in Trivia Night.

Puzzle Swap!

Calling all puzzlers! Looking for an activity to help beat boredom this winter? Visit the Library to pick up a puzzle to take home! We have a variety of 1000 and 500 piece puzzles to swap in our front entryway. When swapping puzzles, please make sure all of the pieces are included. This FREE swap will be available all winter long!

A Sincere Thank you to the Estate of Jean Marie (Bostwick) Breed!

The Central Square Library wishes to sincerely thank the estate of Jean Marie (Bostwick) Breed for the generous donation we recently received. Jean was a lover of books and our Library. We look forward to using this donation to improve community outreach and to upgrade many of our resources. Visit the Library to learn more about Mrs. Breed’s remarkable life and contributions to her beloved community.

“Chicks with Sticks” Knit and Crochet Group Gathering Mondays at 1:00pm!

Mondays, from 1:00-3:00pm, the Library is pleased to host the “Chicks with Sticks: Knit and Crochet Group!” The group will meet in the Adult Non-Fiction Room. All ages and abilities are welcome!

Ongoing Book Sale!

Visit the Library during open hours to browse our book sale located in the front entryway. Come gather some books, DVDs, and more that the whole family can enjoy! All items are now offered at, “Pay-What-You-Feel,” pricing!