Worthen received the award from Assemblyman Marc Butler. Photo by Albert Worthen
Isabella Worthen, Old Forge Library Director and Program Chairman of the Friends of the Old Forge Library, received the CNY/Arts 2016 Poetry and Illustration award at the 2016 Community Arts Grants Awards Ceremony held on Wednesday, April 20 at Syracuse International Airport.
During the ceremony, grants were awarded for arts programming in Herkimer, Cortland, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga and Oswego counties.
by Marianne Christy
Winners and Honorable Mentions of the Old Forge Library’s “Boundaries” Poetry and Illustration Contest were announced in front of a capacity crowd at an opening exhibit reception held at the library on Tuesday, March 15th.
The contest was open to residents of Herkimer, Oneida and Madison Counties and the Town of Inlet with contestants following the theme of “Boundaries.” Continue reading
Winners and Honorable Mentions in the “Boundaries” Poetry and Illustration Contest at the Old Forge Library will be announced during an Opening Exhibit Reception on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded by Emcee Michael Cunningham at the reception hosted by The Friends of the Old Forge Library. Continue reading
Back row: Claire Oehler, Cindy Beckley, Sandy White, Anne Garbarino, Isabella Worthen, Donnie Brownsey, Julie Brightsen, Carol Rivet, Kathy Welch. Front row: Louise Watson, Pauline MacDonald and Beverly Meeker. Photo by Marianne Christy
by Marianne Christy
Following a Pointed Pine Quilters luncheon at the home of Barbara and Reed Proper on February 23, Louise Watson and Pauline MacDonald thought they would be spending their usual Tuesday afternoon quilting at the Old Forge Library.
But when they arrived at the library they were surpised to see it festively decorated and filled with family and friends who had gathered to celebrate their respective birthdays. Continue reading
Writers, aspiring writers, songwriters and members of the public are invited to the Old Forge Library’s Open Mic Night on Wednesday, February 17 at 7 p.m.
All are invited to share and read or perform from their own work or to come and enjoy readings by others. Continue reading
Entries for the Old Forge Library’s annual Poetry and Illustration Exhibit, following the theme of “Boundaries,” will be accepted from February 1 through March 1.
Library Director Isabella Worthen said she chose the theme because it has several meanings, making it a broad topic. Continue reading
The Old Forge Library will hold three Poetry Instruction Workshops on Saturday, January 23.
Christine Holt will lead a workshop for Kindergarten through 6th grade students from 10:00 am till noon.
Christine is a veteran teacher and school administrator in the Inlet School District and utilizes a variety of teaching methods to captivate student’s attention. Continue reading