COOPERSTOWN On Sunday, January 22 from 3-4 p.m., Friends of the Village Library will present “Community Voices: Our Immigrant Stories,” featuring a panel of local and regional neighbors who will share stories of their immigration experiences. The program is in the third floor Ballroom of the Village Hall, 22 Main Street.
On February 1, the Village Library will install a traveling exhibition from the New York State Library called “The Immigrant Experience,” which spans 100 years of stories and photographs about the state’s immigration history. Both the speaker program and the exhibition are free and open to the public. For more information, call (607) 547-8344.
COOPERSTOWN—Friends of the Village Library welcomes Sheena Mason, PhD, on Sunday, November 20 from 3-4 p.m. for a discussion on her new book, “Theory of Racelessness: A Case for Antirace(ism).”
Dr. Mason offers a solution for how people aspiring toward antiracism can avoid unintentionally upholding racism, illustrating that to undo racism, we must undo our belief in “race.” Through her teaching, research, and service, Dr. Mason inspires and informs individuals and organizations on antiracism and provides revolutionary antiracist initiatives and policy-changing efforts.
On Sunday, September 18, 3 – 4 p.m., Friends of the Village Library of Cooperstown presents its first program of the 2022-23 Sunday Speaker Series: The Mission and Work of the Community Foundation of Otsego County, with Jeff Katz, CFOC’s executive director.
COMMUNITY CONCERT – 3 p.m. Oneonta Community Band presents live streamed performance of works looking back on the pandemic year. Includes spirituals, ‘Sea Songs’, Amazing Grace, and the performers favorite Souza Marches. Performance is free, open to public. Performed from the stage of The Foothills Performing Arts Center. 607-432-7085 or visit the facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/169533834979