Friendly’s Fundraiser

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Help Support the Friends of The Library!

Get together with family and friends to help us, while you help yourself to some great food! With a Friendly’s Family Fun Day everybody wins!

When you visit or call in your order to the Friendly’s in Oswego on June 27th and present your voucher which you can print from Here Friendly’s will donate 15% of the sales to Friends of the Library!

Date: Friday June 27th
Location: Oswego Friendly’s 192 W Bridge St.
(315) 342-2233

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12 Years a Slave event was a success!

This was a great event! Stay tuned for future FOL Events.


In Photo Left to Right:
Francesca Polato, Rotary Exchange Student; Katelyn Clary, Secretary OHS Interact Club; Joe McManus , President Friends Of The Library; special guests Richard and Ruby Linzy; Warren Shaw, Oswego Sunrise Rotary, and OHS Interact advisor; Lisa Shaw, President of Oswego Sunrise Rotary; and Lauren Wallace, Rotary Exchange Student.

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Dinner and Movie Event

Dinner and Movie Event
Presented by Friends of the Oswego Library,
Sunrise Rotary and OHS Interact Club

 Date: May 20, 2014
Time: Bar opens a 5:00 P.M.,  Dinner at 6:00 P.M.,  Movie at 7:00 P.M.
Place: The Lake Ontario Conference Center at Alexandria’s
Dinner: Pasta buffet (vodka ravioli, alfredo & marinara sauces), meatballs,  salad, rolls,coffee,    tea,water and dessert.
Movie: 12 Years a Slave
Price: $20.00 per ticket for meal and movie
Tickets can be purchased online here or at the Oswego Public Library, Rivers End Bookstore, or The Oswego Tea Company.

Dr. Joseph Sgarlata, a noted historian, educator and lecturer will introduce the movie and give a brief talk on the connection that Solomon Northrup, the main character in the movie, had with the city of Oswego.  If you have any questions, you may call the Friends of the Library at 315-726-3651 or send an email to

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Annual Meet and Member’s Tea

The Friends of the Library’s annual meeting and Member’s Tea will be held in the Library’s Community room on Monday, April 28 at 4:30PM. All members of the Friends of the Library are invited to attend.

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Jim Farfaglia

March 18th
Jim Farfaglia, local author, will introduce his latest book, Of the Earth: Stories from the Oswego County Muck Farms.  Oswego County is one of the few places in the world that has a large amount of muck land.  Jim interviewed many of the local muck farmers to learn their stories and the history of the mucks.  He will be speaking at 6:30 P.M. in the Community Room.  You can visit Jim’s website at:

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Friends Host Guest Speaker

The Friends of the Library will be hosting a guest speaker, Michael Goldych. Mike is a retired science teacher and will be speaking on enhanced uranium, fusion, Iran and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

The event is free and will begin at 6:30 in the Library’s Community Room on February 18th. Refreshments will be available.

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You’re Invited!!!

The Friends of the Library invites you to our Buy a Bag and Get a Book 31 Party
with our Thirty One Representative, Katie Price

Where: The Oswego Public Library Community Room
When: Saturday, March 8, 2014
Time: 1:30 – 3:30 PM

• Join us for a presentation of products and refreshments. • Enter for a chance to win an Exclusive Thirty One Product! • For every bag you buy, you get to select a used book!

Seventy-five percent of the commission from these orders will be donated to the Friends of the Library, an organization that supports Oswego Public Library programs and services throughout the year.

If you are unable to attend the party, but wish to support the library, please go directly to To place your order, click on the Events tab, then click on Library Fundraiser and place order. All inquiries and orders must be received by March 17, 2014.

Questions? Call the Friends of the Library at (315) 726-3651, or email us at Your presence and support in this fundraiser is greatly appreciated!

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