Are You Masked and In Good Health? Then Come on In!

If you are a library patron, or hoping to become one, and you are in good health and properly wearing a mask, you may come to the library during our regular business hours to browse and borrow books. You may also participate in our summer programs–check out our calendar of events! Not everything is listed […]

No-Contact Curbside Service Continues

The Board and Library Director are in agreement that, for now, the library will remain curbside-only, until we can reassess the COVID-19 numbers approximately two weeks following the end of spring vacations in our area. What can you do with curbside? Get books: audio, paperback, and hardcover. Get DVDs. Get CDs. Get photocopies. And, if […]

Lego and Duplo Kits to Be Added to Resources for Borrowing

Starting soon, Director Shannon will make available a limited number of Lego and Duplo kits patrons may borrow for home use. Some kits will be open-ended and themed (like our “Adventurer’s Kit”) and some will be more targeted/goal oriented (“Can You Make a Rescue Vehicle?”). Kits will also include at least one related book to […]

Trying to Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine?

Below are eight links we hope simplify the process. These are some of the vaccine providers in the Otego/Otsego County area. Each provider updates information at different times throughout the week, so be prepared to look several times a week, or several a day. Some also require your insurance info, so have your cards/info ready. […]

Curbside Continues Through March

The library will continue to offer Curbside appointments through the month of March. You may contact Shannon at 988-6661 during our regular hours for an appointment, or message the library through Facebook. If you aren’t sure how to choose books through Curbside, it’s easy! Shannon can take requests of individual books, or make note of […]

Back to Curbside through February

Due to COVID-19 numbers, we have returned to curbside only. This does not limit your access to vital resources–call the library to request a 4CLS card, library books, large print books, DVDs, and audiobooks. Tune in to our Facebook page to watch weekly Story Times and other online programs. Call the library to arrange for […]

It’s Time for the Annual Basket Fundraiser!

Every year in December the Harris Memorial Library tries to hold its Annual Silver Tea in conjunction with our Annual Basket Fundraiser. This year, though, has brought new challenges with COVID-19. As a result, we aren’t able to hold the Silver Tea, but we’re doing our fundraiser, and the baskets are here! Baskets are created […]

Comic Book Care Packs are Here!

Every year we’ve been fortunate to work with Gary of Oneonta’s Secret Comix Cave, and Gary provided us with lots of great, free comics for Halloween. Director Shannon and her husband and son dressed up for the evening and handed out candy and comics for the last two Halloweens–well, the two prior to this year. […]

Oneonta’s Hannaford Chooses Harris Memorial for October Fundraiser!

Hannaford graciously chose YOUR little but lively library for this month’s Community Bag campaign! Supporting local non-profits has never been more important than it is right now! Give back to your local community by purchasing a $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Hannaford located in Oneonta in October. We will receive a $1 donation for […]

Contact-Free Curbside Pick-up and Brief Book Browsing Appointments Continue

We are currently continuing to offer either Contact-Free Curbside Appointments (call Shannon at 988-6661 and she’ll help you pick out books via phone), or Brief Book Browsing Appointments during which you may enter the library at an agreed upon time, first having done a Health Self-Assessment, being in good health, having not been around anyone […]