Sunday Afternoon Programs

Sunday Afternoon Programs meet the third Sunday of the month at 3:00 in the downstairs meeting room of the Cooperstown Library Building, Main Street, Cooperstown

2014—2015 Sunday Afternoon Programs

  • October 19 Barbara Harman, Cooperstown, presents a slide talk IN EAST AFRICA: BUILDING A SCHOOL; CLIMBING KILIMANJARO; FOLLOWING WILDLIFE ON SAFARI.
  • November 16 Harry Bradshaw Matthews, Associate Dean, Hartwick College presents an ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF LOCAL INVOLVEMENT IN THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AND ANTI-SLAVERY AGITATION.
  • December 14 Jeff Katz, Mayor of Cooperstown, presents A MAYOR'S LIFE: INTRUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS.
  • January 18 Maria Vann, Director of the Iroquois Indian Museum presents ONGOING PRESENCE OF THE HAUDENOSAUNEE (THE IROQUOIS NATION).
  • February 15 Vance M. Brown, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Bassett Healthcare Network, presents CURRENT ISSUES IN COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE DELIVERY.
  • March 15 Kristin and Dana Leonard, Origins Café, present THE SLOW FOOD MOVEMENT: EAT AND GROW 'REAL' FOOD.
  • April 19 Stan Sessions, Biology and David Hutchinson, Geology (retired) both of Hartwick College present FROGS, POLAR BEARS, HUMANS: CAN WE SURVIVE?
  • May 16 THREE POETS read from their work: Liz Huntington, Oneonta; Stephen Lewandowski, Canandaigua; Linda Greenwald, Cobleskill.



Download a program schedule here PDF.


The Friends of the Village Library celebrate the library as a vital and essential community resource. The Friends raise funds to enhance the library and its collections, advocate for the library, encourage library use by people of all ages, and sponsor programs for adults and children.


The Friends' Sunday Afternoon Program Committee arranges talks and panels during the months from September through April.


For additional information on Sunday Afternoon Programs, contact Hilda Wilcox, Friends of the Village Library Program Chair, +1 6O7 547 9725.