North Country Public Libraries Archived Events

Public libraries of Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence Counties

Below are libraries from the North Country Library System that participated in past instances of The Great Give Back! Return to the previous page for information about what libraries will be participating in the GGB this year. Please contact libraries directly for questions regarding offered programming.


Annie Porter Ainsworth Memorial Library

Winter Coat Drive
October 21st from 10:00am-1:00pm
All ages
Please drop off your gently used coats for our Library’s Winter Coat Drive. All ages and sizes are welcome.
Registration is not required

Central Square Library

Paws and Pages: Pet Supply Drive and Free Book Giveaway!
October 16th-21st from 10:00am-2:00pm
All ages
The Central Square Library will be hosting a Paws and Pages week-long event! This event will consist of a pet supply drive for Oswego County animal rescues and shelters as well as a FREE book giveaway! The Library needs your help to share the FREE books throughout the community in Little Free Libraries, nursing homes, senior centers, assisted living facilities and other organizations in need! For additional information, please visit
No registration required

North Country Library System

Book Recycling and Pet Adoption Event
October 21st from 9:00am-3:00pm
All ages
Book recycling and pet adoption event! Bring your hardcovers and paperbacks to recycle and check out some animals that will be available for adoption. Donations for local pet adoptions agencies will also be accepted. Refreshments will be available on a first come, first serve basis!
No registration required

Turin Library

South Lewis Fall Festival Book Giveaway
October 6th from 9:00am-3:00pm
South Lewis School
5-16 years old
We gave away over 75 books to children at the South Lewis School Fall Festival
No registration required