Canastota Library Happenings

The art of Roy Cary will be on display at the library during February in the Lawson Community Room.  Roy will display his local landscapes, birds and honeybees. He works in acrylics, watercolor and oils.  We hope you will stop by and see his beautiful work. 



The Canastota Library Ukulele Extraordinary Strummers (CLUES) are meeting and learning on Saturdays at the library.  Sessions will be held on Saturdays.  At 1pm, beginners classes are held.  At 2pm, the Clues Club meets to play fun songs and add new songs to their collection.  Instructor Deb Guarneri coordinates these groups.




The Library is closed for President’s Day on Monday, February 17th.  





Ted Talk and Discussion will take place on Tuesday, February 18 (noon) at the library.  This month’s Ted Talks will focus on the Self-Driving Car and ethical implications that could occur.  Please feel free to bring a lunch.  The library will provide coffee and cookies.



The Canastota Seed Exchange at the library will open on Friday, February 28.  The display will be located near the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the library.  With over 200 different kinds of seeds, we know you can find what you need to plan this year’s Summer Garden!  Please remember to return some seeds during harvest time to help us keep the Exchange self-sustaining.




Technical help is available at participating libraries in Madison County with Tech Connect. Get help with tech gadgets or learn to download e-books and so much more!  Amanda McCallops, our Tech Trainer, is at Canastota on Mondays from 1 – 4pm and at other libraries Tuesday-Thursday.  For an appointment, email her at 



Learn to Knit at the Library!  Please join us either at our Thursday Evening Knitting Group (6pm) or our Friday Morning Knitters (10am) in the Lawson Community Room.  All supplies will be provided for you to knit a scarf!  We’ll even offer help every for every stitch.  All you need to bring is a desire to learn.