Cancelled Scrabble

Due to the weather this week’s scrabble is cancelled. Games will resume next week 2/10

Abolition Movement in Madison County

On Tuesday February 28th at 7:00 pm the Cazenovia Public Library will host a special presentation entitled “Abolition Movement in Madison County.” Madison County Historian Matthew Urtz will talk about the abolition movement in Madison County focusing on the prominent events, places and people involved in the movement. There is no charge for this event.

2023 Puzzle Fest

February 18th | 11AM

Grab your friends and spend sometime connecting… connecting puzzle pieces that is! Since 2020, puzzles have risen in popularity, providing a moment to unplug, relax, and bring friends together. For Puzzle Fest, teams of 1-4 people will compete to complete a 500 piece puzzle for prizes. We’ll provide the puzzle and snacks, you provide the puzzle solving skills.
Deadline to register is Feb 13th.
The rules:
Teams must be 1-4 people; no additional help is allowed.
All ages are invited, but this is not a children’s puzzle
Teams will be given the same 500 piece puzzle to complete
Fastest team(s) wins prizes, there is no time limit (within the hours of Library operating hours)
This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Fruit Taste Test

Beat the winter blues with some vitamins and tropical flavors. We’ll have a variety of fruit- some you may have tried, some that are new- to open and taste test. A fun way to spend a February evening.

Final fruit selection will be made based on availability, but some possible fruits include- tamarind, starfruit, guava, dragon fruit, horned melon, pineapple, kiwi, and more!

Registration Required

This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Movie: A Man Called Otto

Where: Betsy Kennedy Community Room

When: March 22nd at 2pm

Film details:

A remake of the fantastic original film adaptation of the novel “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman (2015 Swedish film “A Man Called Ove” directed by Hannes Holm). Ove is a curmudgeon-the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him ‘the bitter neighbor from hell.

Rated PG 13 and runs for 126 minutes

Movie: The Fabelmans

Where: Betsy Kennedy Community Room

When: March 1st at 2pm

Film details:

Loosely based on Spielberg’s childhood growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, from age seven to eighteen, a young man named Sammy Fabelman discovers a shattering family secret, and explores how the power of movies help us see the truth about each other and ourselves.

Rated PG 13 and runs for 150 minutes

Movie: Till

Where: Betsy Kennedy Community Room

When: February 27th at 2pm

Film details:

Till is a profoundly emotional and cinematic film about the true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi. In Mamie’s poignant journey of grief turned to action, we see the universal power of a mother’s ability to change the world.

Rated PG 13 and runs for 130 minutes

Movie: The Woman King

Where: Betsy Kennedy Community Room

When: February 13th at 2pm

Film details:

The Woman King is the remarkable story of the Agojie, the all-female unit of warriors who protected the African Kingdom of Dahomey in the 1800s with skills and a fierceness unlike anything the world has ever seen. Inspired by true events, The Woman King follows the emotionally epic journey of General Nanisca (Oscar®-winner Viola Davis) as she trains the next generation of recruits and readies them for battle against an enemy determined to destroy their way of life. Some things are worth fighting for.

Rated PG 13 and runs for 135 minutes

Friends of the Library Pop Up Book Sale

Is your Summer book sale haul already read? Are you looking for new material for the second half of winter? The Friends of the Library will be hosting a lobby book sale in our upper lobby February 6th-11th.

Books will be 5 for $1 or fill a bag for $5.