Give the Gift of Reading, Oneida County Hosts Holiday Book Drive

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Oneida County is looking to offer reading this holiday season.

“Each holiday season, Oneida County employees show their generous spirit by donating money and goods to various organizations and services throughout the community,” said County Manager Anthony Picente. “This year we are asking the public to join us in donating books to these people. Please help us make this season a little brighter for those in need.”

Books can be dropped off from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, until December 30 at the following locations.

  • Oneida County Office Building, First Floor, 800 Park Avenue, Utica
  • Union Station, 321 Main Street, Utica
  • Oneida County Social Services Department, 300 W. Dominick Street, Rome
  • Oneida County Public Works Department, 5999 Judd Road, Oriskany
  • Oneida County Public Works Department, 8515 State Route 28, Barneveld
  • Oneida County Public Works Department, 4260 Lee Center Taberg Road, Taberg

Oneida County employees are also raising money for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign through a series of fancy dress days this month.

There are many ways to donate to the needy this holiday season. In addition to books, toys, coats, hats and mittens, as well as monetary donations are also accepted by many organizations throughout the Mohawk Valley. You can find information on many of those listed.

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