Picente Announces Holiday Book Drive

Oneida County Executive Anthony J. Picente Jr. announced today that the county will be collecting books from the public for those less fortunate as part of an employee holiday donation drive.

“Each holiday season, Oneida County employees display their generous spirit by donating money and goods to various organizations and services throughout the community,” Picente said. “This year, we ask the public to join us as we donate books to those less fortunate. 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 through Friday, from now until December 30.

Public drop-off bins are available at the following locations:

  • Oneida County Office Building, First Floor, 800 Park Avenue, Utica
  • Union Station, 321 Main Street, Utica
  • Oneida County Department of Social Services, 300 W. Dominick Street, Rome
  • Oneida County Department of Public Works, 5999 Judd Road, Oriskany
  • Oneida County Department of Public Works, 8515 State Route 28, Barneveld
  • Oneida County Department of Public Works, 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 dress down days this month.