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England in the Time of King Richard III*
Fridays, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 • 1pm
Sargent Meeting Room
The discovery of King Richard III’s skeleton in a Leicester car park made headline news.
Join us as we hold a discussion group at the library for this six-week MOOC (massive open online course class) that takes you on a journey through 15th century England’s archaeology, history and literature and looks at the king’s rediscovery and reinterment. Susan Savion will facilitate the program. Susan has a masters degree in education from Southern Illinois University and taught in the Syracuse school district for 21 years. She is a history buff and the author of Quoting Matilda.
*Room size is limited, so registration required. Sign up on our calendar at LPL.org for the discussion group, then register for the free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) at FutureLearn.com, (course begins Feb 27).
All About Taxes and e-filing!
Currently all our tax assistance appointments are filled.
For other locations offering tax assistance visit Onondaga County Public Library Tax Assistance Site page or United Way's myfreetaxes.com
The library is a site for VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.
Appointments are required. One hour slots - appointments should take about an hour. Wednesdays, Feb 22, Mar 15, 22, 29 • 5-8:00pm and Thursday, April 6 • 5:30-8:30
Click READ MORE below to see what items you wiill need to bring to your appointment.
From Dublin to the Nobel Prize: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett
Thursday, March 16
7 pm • Carman Community Room
Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, Samuel Beckett was an Irish novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his play "Waiting for Godot", Beckett attended the same school as Oscar Wilde and was a student of James Joyce. LeMoyne's Kate Costello-Sullivan will discuss Beckett and his works. Professor Costello-Sullivan holds a Ph.D. in English/Irish Studies from Boston College. Free, no registration is required.
Matrons to Deputies: The History of Women in Policing in Onondaga County
Thursday, Mar 9 • 7pm
Carman Community Room
Sheriff’s historian Jon Anderson traces the historic path of women in policing in Onondaga County through artifacts and photos, information on titles and roles and the fight for equal pay led by a local Liverpool woman. Current female officers will be present to answer questions.
In celebration of National Women’s History Month.
NEW! Fold3: User-Friendly Access to US Military Records
Fold3 Library Edition by Ancestry is a subscription database that provides access to a wide variety of records, many of which are directly related to or created by the US Military. Free access in the library - Liverpool cardholders can also use the database for free from home with their card number and PIN. Dating from the Revolutionary War, search:
Pension/Survivors’ benefits records
Plus some non-military records like city directories, historic newspapers and naturalization records.