MAXWELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY
Check out the Kids and Teens page for information about:
Story Time Dates & Times with updates and cancellations.
Programs for Kids and Families - including Maxwell Movie Nights.
Click HERE for the latest Maxwell Newsletter (pdf)
Free and Legal music downloads are now available to Maxwell patrons. Click on the icon on the Links page for access to freegal.
Kindles are now compatible with OCPL's digital catalog. For more information on downloading to a Kindle, or for Overdrive info, use the drop down menu at the Library Info tab at the top of this page.
Books available on Maxwell's Kindle and Nook. They include selections from the WG Summer Reading List, and popular titles.
List updated for Nook on November 6, 2012 , and updated for three Kindles on December 18, 2012. Click HERE
The Syracuse Post-Standard at Maxwell
Maxwell Library receives a print copy of the Syracuse Post-Standard on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. These are available for reading in the library. The paper is also available in digital format all seven days, and can be accessed on the library’s public computers. The library staff can help demonstrate basic navigating, and can also provide basic instruction on downloading your own subscription to your personal electronic device.
Please welcome Rafat Azad, our new Library Technology Clerk.
Congratulations to Rena Brower on her new position as Library Assistant.
Please pick up your orders on Saturday, May 18 at the
Camillus Village Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
There's plenty of parking behind the Village Hall.
There will also be a selection of geraniums for sale that day.
Stop by and say 'hello' while you're shopping at the Mile Long Sale, also being held on Saturday.
The Friends took orders for 1,488 geraniums! It's going to be quite the sight on Saturday morning. :)
West Genesee Central School District Budget Vote on Tuesday, May 21.
Voting hours are 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
A proposition to provide Maxwell with increased funding is included.
Mother's Day, an exhibit of works by interactive designer and illustrator Mitzie Testani, will be at Maxwell May 2 through 28.
The public is invited to a reception and artist talk on Wednesday, May 8, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
For a preview of Testani’s work, including her children’s alphabet project,
Zoo B Cs, visit her website at www.nonperishable.com.
The annual Visual Arts Exhibit of the West Genesee Central School District returns to Maxwell beginning in March and running through May.
March 5 - 28: Fine Arts Faculty
March 5 - 26: Stonehedge Elementary
March 29 - April 18: West Genesee Middle
April 23 - May 2: Onondaga Road Elementary
May 7 - 16: Camillus Middle School
May 21 - 30: East Hill and Split Rock Elementary Schools
Families of featured artists are welcome to bring cameras.
Becoming a foster or adoptive parent is a process regulated by the Children’s Division of the Onondaga County Department of Social Services.
If you are over 21 years old and interested in learning about the certification process, come to a free informational session at Maxwell Library on
Wednesday, May 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Topics to be discussed include qualifications of prospective foster or adoptive parents, steps involved in receiving certification, and financial and medical resources available to foster children.
There is no obligation involved in attending this meeting, but please register in advance through the library’s online event calendar.
Tuesday, May 14, at 2:00 pm.
Free. Registration required.
Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for his role in this film which chronicles the conclusion of the Civil War and the struggle to pass the Constitution's 13th Amendment.
Title is omitted due to licensing agreement.
Released in 2012, Rated PG-13, 150 min.
Seating is limited, so please call the library, stop in, or register online, to reserve your place.
You are welcome to bring your own movie munchies.
Mystery Book Club: Unraveling Yarns - 2nd Thursday at 10:30 am
Unraveling Yarns is Maxwell's mystery with knitting book club. The book selections will all have a mystery or suspense theme.
The group meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 10:30 am - Noon.
The next meeting will be Thursday, May 9.
The title of each selection is a mystery until you pick up your copy at the
Main Desk. You don't knit? Come anyway!
Between the Lines Book Club - 4th Monday at 2:00 pm
Note: The library is closed on May 27th, meeting will be May 20.
Join us on Monday, May 20 at 2:00 - 3:30 pm for a great book chat.
Stop by the Main Desk for your book and study guide.
Registration is not required for either group, but please sign up using the online calendar so we can order enough copies of each book.
With Lois Easterday -
Wednesday, May 29 from to 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Your own 45 minute computer session with Lois Easterday.
Try signing up on the interactive calendar at the top of this page!
You can also sign up by calling the library at 672.3661, or stop by the Main Desk.
Places go quickly!
Maxwell owns three Amazon Kindles and a Barnes & Noble Nook.
They are available to check out from the library for a three-week period.
For help getting started, we are happy to provide it in one of these ways:
Remembering Camillus is a project to collect, share and archive stories of Camillus residents about their lives here – growing up, working, playing, worshiping, going to school, raising families. Please call the library if you'd like to record your Camillus memories.
Board of Trustees Meeting
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 6:00p.m.
The public is welcome to attend.
If you have a topic you wish to place on the agenda, please notify the director by the Friday before the meeting.
Friends of Maxwell Meeting
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in the Community Room.
For those of you who place holds online:
Please keep your email address current on your library card account.
When renewing online, please make sure to check that they did, in fact, renew.
Please allow mail from: firstname.lastname@example.org
Renewals, holds, other account transactions cannot be done by email.
Please call the library, or visit www.onlib.org to complete these transactions.
Roses at Maxwell by Rena Brower
Copyright 2012 Maxwell Memorial Library.
All rights reserved.
Created Sept. 30, 2003
Updated May 17, 2013