Sunday Speaker Series

Sunday Speaker Series

The 2022-2023 series has begun!

September: Join us on Sunday, September 18 in the upstairs ballroom as Friends of the Village Library host Mr. Jeff Katz, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Otsego County. In what is the first Sunday Speaker program of the season, Mr. Katz will talk about what the Community Foundation is, its history, and what it is doing and will continue to do, for the good of all residents of Otsego County.

October: Join us Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 3:00—4:30 p.m. in the Village Hall, 3rd floor Ballroom as the Friends of the Village Library and Otsego 2000 present a 90-minute panel discussion on: New York State’s Energy Plan: How Does It Affect Our Community?

November: Join us November 20 from 3:00-4:00pm in the Village Hall, 3rd floor ballroom as Sheena Mason, PhD, associate professor of English, SUNY Oneonta talks about her new book, Theory of Racelessness: A Case for Antirace(ism) (Palgrave 2022).  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.”


**All programs and are free and open to the public and will begin at 3:00 p.m. For updated information, visit the FoVL website at