Cancer Screening

Breast, Cervical and Colorectal

Cortland County Health Department Cancer Services Program will be at Phillips Free Library on Wednesday, February 8th from 1-5 pm.  They will provide certain cancer screenings to people who are uninsured or underinsured.


Insurance Assistance

Enrollment Options for Uninsured

New York State of Health will be at Phillips Free Library on Wednesday, February 8 from 1-5 pm to discuss insurance enrollment options with people who are currently uninsured.  No appointment necessary, just stop in.


This Week at the Library

A Calendar of Events

Tuesday, January 31

    K-2 Library Zoo LEGO Club 3:20pm *note* different meeting day

    Art for Adults 6-8pm (this class is full)

Wednesday, February 1

    Knee High Story Time 9am Construction Site

Thursday, February 2 

    Yoga #1 of 5 10:30 am

Friday, February 3

    Outdoor Winter Story Time 6 pm K-5th grade with family

Knee High Story Time

Wednesdays at 9 am

Knee High Story Time meets Wednesday mornings at 9 am (when Homer schools are in session). The story time is a program of stories, songs, rhymes, and other activities geared for toddlers through pre-K. More information here.


K-2 Library Zoo

January 31 LEGO Club, February 7 Book Club *note different meeting dates*

This program for K-2nd grade will meet on Wednesday afternoons at 3:20 pm (when Homer schools are in session). Each week there will be a different focus, including a story time, a Lego day, a day of games for the mind and body, and a book club. More information here.


Next Week at the Library

A Calendar of Events

Tuesday, February 7

    K-2 Library Zoo: Book Club 3:20 pm **NOTE change of date**

    3rd & 4th grade Book Club 5:30 pm

Wednesday, February 8

    Knee High Story Time 9 am - Valentine Hugs & Kisses

    NY State of Health Outreach - help with insurance 1-5 pm

Thursday, February 9

    Yoga #2 of 5 


2nd Annual Library Crawl

February 20-24

The 2nd Annual Cortland County Library Crawl will be from February 20-24.  Visit each of the 5 libraries in the county and be entered for a chance to win a raffle prize.


Food Pantry

Fresh Produce

Phillips Free Library has a food pantry available to anyone during regular open hours.  Thanks to our relationship with Seven Valley Food Rescue we also receive produce on Fridays.  Please feel free to come get what you need or donate new non-perishables for our food pantry.


Upcoming Book Discussions

for Adults

Wednesday, February 22 6:30 pm

    Points of View Book Discussion on Zoom Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez

Wednesday, March 22 6:30 pm

    Points of View Book Discussion on Zoom Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson


Newest Issue for January 2023



Download e-books and audio books

Book Scoop

Video book review, new books from Jan.

Board of Trustees

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