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Board of Trustees Welcomes Dennis McLaughlin

Mark Bialczak | 3 days ago
The July get-together for the LPL Board of Trustees was memorable, indeed.
Board of Trustees Welcomes Dennis McLaughlin

You Never Know Who Might Show Up from Your Neighborhood on the Dinosaur Garden Lawn

Mark Bialczak | 6 days ago
It was an exciting morning for the young ones, their families and caregivers this morning of Monday, July 26, on the Dinosaur Garden lawn.
You Never Know Who Might Show Up from Your Neighborhood on the Dinosaur Garden Lawn

Let's Read, Liverpool! Carries Enthusiasm into Mid-Summer

Mark Bialczak | 10 days ago
LPL staffers have noticed how much community members have embraced the principles of this Summer Celebration 2021 event Let's Read, Liverpool!
Let's Read, Liverpool! Carries Enthusiasm into Mid-Summer

When Children's Room Reopens, Expect Great New Things

Mark Bialczak | 18 days ago
Movers took books and shelving out of the Children's Room on Tuesday, July 6, to clear the way for the final steps of its renovation.
When Children's Room Reopens, Expect Great New Things

Please Return your Books, Now with No Late Fines

Mark Bialczak | 23 days ago
Starting July 1, most late fees for materials you've borrowed from the Liverpool Public Library have been waived.
Please Return your Books, Now with No Late Fines

So Much to Do from our Children's and Family Services Department

Mark Bialczak | 26 days ago
Joellyn Murry knows that the programmers in her department worked very hard to set up many special events for July and August to make Let's Read, Liverpool! great for all.
So Much to Do from our Children's and Family Services Department

You'll Find Us Out and About in the Community for Let's Read, Liverpool!

Mark Bialczak | 26 days ago
Summer's here, and our Community Engagement coordinator Maggie Foster is quite excited about how far her staff can reach throughout Liverpool with the LPL 2 Go Van and Book Bike Cart.
You'll Find Us Out and About in the Community for Let's Read, Liverpool!

We're Excited to Bring the Community into Let's Read, Liverpool

Mark Bialczak | 45 days ago
It's time to celebrate the joy of reading, Liverpool.
We're Excited to Bring the Community into Let's Read, Liverpool

Get Ready for a Community Summer Celebration of Reading

Mark Bialczak | 52 days ago
Are you ready to read, Liverpool?
Get Ready for a Community Summer Celebration of Reading

We're Getting Ready for a Big Summer Outside

Mark Bialczak | 55 days ago
With the arrival of warm weather, our programming staff will be taking great advantage of the Dinosaur Garden lawn.
We're Getting Ready for a Big Summer Outside

Celebrate Laurel Sharp's Career Well-Lived at Her Final Story Time

Mark Bialczak | 2 months ago
Laurel says she'll feel sad facing forward and watching those faces eagerly looking back at her one more time.And privileged for making a difference in so many lives for so...
Celebrate Laurel Sharp's Career Well-Lived at Her Final Story Time

Board Says Bye to Hard--Working Trustee Don MacLaughlin

Mark Bialczak | 2 months ago
Don MacLaughlin was always ready to listen, think, ask questions.
Board Says Bye to Hard--Working Trustee Don MacLaughlin

Overdrive/Libby Adds a Whole Range of Material for Job Seekers

Mark Bialczak | 3 months ago
Those looking for help in the career field recently got a boost in their search for research materials thanks to a grant secured by LPL librarian Ginny Withers.
Overdrive/Libby Adds a Whole Range of Material for Job Seekers

Find Your Hidden Gem Books, CDs, DVDs for $5 per Bag on May 13, 14

Mark Bialczak | 3 months ago
It's time for patrons to get their hands on some of the donated and culled-from-our-collections materials we've been unable to offer the past year.
Find Your Hidden Gem Books, CDs, DVDs for $5 per Bag on May 13, 14

Community Reads about LPL Express Visits without Appointments in Eagle News

Mark Bialczak | 3 months ago
The word is getting out about hew density counters and how they allow patrons to walk up to the doors of the library for an LPL Express Visit without making...
Community Reads about LPL Express Visits without Appointments in Eagle News

FCC to Start Offering Financial Help to Those Who Can't Afford Internet

Mark Bialczak | 3 months ago
If the year-plus of battling COVID-19 has left you and your household unable to afford the Internet, the FCC is stepping in with a program offering financial assistance.
FCC to Start Offering Financial Help to Those Who Can't Afford Internet

Public Hearing for Budget Proposal in CCR May 5, Vote on May 18

Mark Bialczak | 3 months ago
Two important dates regarding the 2021-2022 LPL budget are approaching in May.
Public Hearing for Budget Proposal in CCR May 5, Vote on May 18

You Can Practice for Your Online Driver's Permit Test and More with our Database

Mark Bialczak | 3 months ago
State officials announced on Monday, April 26, that people hoping to get their New York driver's permit can take the test online from now on. See the story from localsyr.com here.
You Can Practice for Your Online Driver's Permit Test and More with our Database

Pinwheels for Prevention and a Happy, Healthy Childhood

Mark Bialczak | 4 months ago
The yearly program is called Go Blue 4 Kids, and the representatives from the McMahon Ryan Child Advocacy Center pick photogenic spots across the county to help get their message across.
Pinwheels for Prevention and a Happy, Healthy Childhood

Appreciate the Art of Liverpool's Michael Grad through April

Mark Bialczak | 4 months ago
Michael Grad remembers asking his parents for a painting kit when he was 12.
Appreciate the Art of Liverpool's Michael Grad through April

Send Us Your Virtual Art, Science Fair Projects

Mark Bialczak | 5 months ago
Read by community members who follow the Eagle News Online:
Send Us Your Virtual Art, Science Fair Projects

If You've Been Reading with RBdigital, It's Time to Meet Overdrive and Libby

Mark Bialczak | 6 months ago
Have you tried Overdrive and Libby to find your favorite magazines yet?
If You've Been Reading with RBdigital, It's Time to Meet Overdrive and Libby

Pagan, DiCosimo Combine for Dynamic New CD

Mark Bialczak | 6 months ago
It's always obvious that Edgar Pagan and Bill DiCosimo are as comfortable as can be playing music together.For more than two decades, bass player Pagan and keyboardist DiCosimo have blended...
Pagan, DiCosimo Combine for Dynamic New CD

Liverpool Author Diane E. Young Finds Creative Energy in LPL Main Room

Mark Bialczak | 8 months ago
Diane E. Young surely appreciated the creative space in the LPL main room that awaited her after she dropped off dancer daughter Camille around the corner at Studio B on...
Liverpool Author Diane E. Young Finds Creative Energy in LPL Main Room

Checking in with Grupo Pagan, the Band That Would Have Played in the CCR in April

Mark Bialczak | 10 months ago
It would have been a big and happy concert for Edgar Pagan and his band mates in Grupo Pagan.
Checking in with Grupo Pagan, the Band That Would Have Played in the CCR in April

A Family House Lies in the Heart of the Matter in 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco'

Mark Bialczak | 12 months ago
The big, beautiful house always sticks in Jimmie’s mind, sometimes in reality and always in his dreams.
A Family House Lies in the Heart of the Matter in 'The Last Black Man in San Francisco'

'Banana Split' Indeed Moves Past the Friendly Liverpool Familiar

Mark Bialczak | 12 months ago
Oooooh, they're eating at Heid's!
'Banana Split' Indeed Moves Past the Friendly Liverpool Familiar

'Driveways' Lets Us Appreciate Brian Dennehy Demonstrate His Wide Range One More Time

Mark Bialczak | 12 months ago
Brian Dennehy pulls the switch off with equal reluctance, acceptance, recognition and charm in the most marvelous little independent film Driveways.
'Driveways' Lets Us Appreciate Brian Dennehy Demonstrate His Wide Range One More Time

My Word, 'Sometimes, Always, Never' Settles into Its Unique Family Mood

Mark Bialczak | 12 months ago
Life isn't easy for Alan.
My Word, 'Sometimes, Always, Never' Settles into Its Unique Family Mood

'I Am Not Your Negro' Proves to Be Timeless

Mark Bialczak | 13 months ago
Raoul Peck directed I Am Not Your Negro from the words and mind of James Baldwin in 2016.
'I Am Not Your Negro' Proves to Be Timeless

'Just Mercy' Shows the Deep Scars of Legal Racial Horror

Mark Bialczak | 13 months ago
The decade in which the incidents that Just Mercy are based upon is the 1980s.
'Just Mercy' Shows the Deep Scars of Legal Racial Horror

Cheers to the LCSD Seniors

Mark Bialczak | 15 months ago
Taking safe walks around our neighborhoods on Wednesday, Community Engagement staffer Cindy Hibbert and myself both noted that we had seniors from Liverpool High School who lived nearby.
Cheers to the LCSD Seniors

Greetings from Us to You

Mark Bialczak | 15 months ago
The library doors have been closed because of the Coronavirus for more than two months now.
Greetings from Us to You

Why Not Join Us for Some Virtual National Library Week Fun?

Mark Bialczak | 16 months ago
The folks at the American Library Association scrambled just a bit to make their theme for National Library Week 2020 appropriate.
Why Not Join Us for Some Virtual National Library Week Fun?

Pinwheels Spin Outside LPL for Go Blue for Kids

Mark Bialczak | 16 months ago
The Federation of Women’s Clubs is busy again to make sure the community recognizes the need to Go Blue for Kids.
Pinwheels Spin Outside LPL for Go Blue for Kids

Need an Actual Book? Check Out Little @ LPL

Mark Bialczak | 17 months ago
You may hit that time in the next several weeks when you know you need to have a different book in your hands.
Need an Actual Book? Check Out Little @ LPL

Colleen Kattau and Dos XX will Honor Women and Latin Culture

Mark Bialczak | 17 months ago
Colleen Kattau will make sure that her Sunday, March 15 concert in the Carman Community Room will span the themes of Women’s History Month and Latin Rhythms Series.Her band Dos...
Colleen Kattau and Dos XX will Honor Women and Latin Culture

You Can Find 'Bernadette' Complex and Slightly Amazing

Mark Bialczak | 18 months ago
Sometimes the best of us can get lost without really identifying the when’s, why’s and how’s.
You Can Find 'Bernadette' Complex and Slightly Amazing

Samba Laranja Will Fill CCR with Brazilian Beats

Mark Bialczak | 18 months ago
Samba Laranja is known for its infectious beats.So, yes, when the Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble visits the Carman Community Room at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb.
Samba Laranja Will Fill CCR with Brazilian Beats

Dale Fiegl Shows How Far His Art Has Come with February Lobby Exhibit

Mark Bialczak | 18 months ago
Dale Fiegl recalls that one day in January 2004, when inspiration whacked him, hard.
Dale Fiegl Shows How Far His Art Has Come with February Lobby Exhibit

Listen to Enzo, and bring Kleenex to 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

Mark Bialczak | 19 months ago
If you’ve ever owned a dog, wanted to own a dog or petted a dog you passed on the street corner, bring at least one full box of Kleenex to...
Listen to Enzo, and bring Kleenex to 'The Art of Racing in the Rain'

LuBossa Kicks Off Latin Rhythm Series with Two Voices, Guitar

Mark Bialczak | 19 months ago
When Luba Lesser and Jason Kessler decided to mesh their musical talents to form the band LuBossa, something special happened.The nylon strings of his guitar and the sound of his...
LuBossa Kicks Off Latin Rhythm Series with Two Voices, Guitar

Take a Video Tour with 9-Year-Old Lucky

Mark Bialczak | 19 months ago
We received an email from LPL patron Hari today, pointing out something very great created here by 9-year-old son Lucky."My kid has been a regular user of the library and...
Take a Video Tour with 9-Year-Old Lucky

Rod Blumenthau's Dixieland Five Promises to Make the Most of That Style

Mark Bialczak | 20 months ago
A true lover of his chosen style will ring the piano keys in the Carman Community Room.Rod Blumenau's Dixieland Five will conclude the Origins of Jazz 2019 program at 2 p.m.
Rod Blumenthau's Dixieland Five Promises to Make the Most of That Style

Buy in to 'Yesterday' and All Your Troubles May Go So Far Away

Mark Bialczak | 20 months ago
A lot of really bad things could happen if all the power in the world went out at once.
Buy in to 'Yesterday' and All Your Troubles May Go So Far Away

There's a Lot to Appreciate about 'Toy Story 4,' Old and New

Mark Bialczak | 21 months ago
How much of a good thing is too much?
There's a Lot to Appreciate about 'Toy Story 4,' Old and New

Andrew Carroll Expects to See Familar Faces as He Delivers Styles of Hancock, Corea

Mark Bialczak | 21 months ago
For a piano player who’s yet to turn 30, Andrew Carroll sure has put in plenty of attention from Central New York jazz fans.As a student at Manlius Pebble Hill...
Andrew Carroll Expects to See Familar Faces as He Delivers Styles of Hancock, Corea

Mark Nanni and the Intention to Explore Style of Bill Evans in the CCR

Mark Bialczak | 22 months ago
Get set for round two of Origins of Jazz 2019.The piano sounds move back into the Carman Community Room at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
Mark Nanni and the Intention to Explore Style of Bill Evans in the CCR

Will Smith Delivers Big, Bold Strokes to the Latest 'Aladdin'

Mark Bialczak | 22 months ago
When it came time to turn the Disney resources toward the remaking of Aladdin, director Guy Ritchie went big.
Will Smith Delivers Big, Bold Strokes to the Latest 'Aladdin'

'The Public' Examines How a Library Balances Rights, Needs and Obligations to Many

Mark Bialczak | 22 months ago
There are many reasons that people enter the doors of their favorite public library every day. The programs. The WiFi. The computers. The magazines. The books, still and even.
'The Public' Examines How a Library Balances Rights, Needs and Obligations to Many

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