Upcoming events and classes

September 3, 2018
September 4, 2018
  • Policy Committee Meeting - Seymour Public Library District

    September 4, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Cayuga County Chamber of Commerce, 2 State St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Members of the public are welcome.

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  • Knitting Circle

    September 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    An informal weekly group for knitters who want to gather at the library and work on their knitting projects.

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  • Finding a Voice: Female Creativity and Expression in Literature - Introductory Session

    September 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Explore the ways in which female writers have found their voice during an introductory session to a new reading and discussion series with Dr. Maryanne Felter. Supplies are limited, so please register at 252-2571 or stop by the main desk to sign up. Visit www.seymourlibrary.org/findingavoice for more information.This program was made possible by Humanities New York and the Friends of Seymour Library.

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September 5, 2018
  • Civics in Action: Dana Balter

    September 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Dana Balter, Democratic Candidate for Congress will hold a town hall meeting. This public forum is free and open to the public. Incumbent U.S. Representative John Katko has been invited to attend.

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September 7, 2018
  • Library closed

    September 7, 2018
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Seymour Library will be closed for the day for staff training.

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September 10, 2018
  • Let’s Play

    September 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A drop in play time for babies and their caregivers. Open to children from birth to 18 months; no registration required.

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  • Technology, Health, and Fitness

    September 10, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Are you looking for a new way to control chronic illness such as prediabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and arthritis? Do you want to have better blood work results? Learn how using smartphone and computer apps to monitor your eating and physical activity habits could help you live a healthier life and reduce the symptoms of chronic illness. Bring your own device or use a tablet or phone provided by the Cayuga Community Health Network. Registration is required, so please call the library at 252-2571.

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  • Trustee Informational Session

    September 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Learn about the role of library trustee and the qualifications necessary at an informational meeting for anyone interested in becoming a library trustee.

    This year, registered voters in the city of Auburn can vote for one candidate to represent Auburn . Registered voters in the town of Fleming can vote for two candidates to represent Fleming.

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September 11, 2018
  • Little Wigglers

    September 11, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A toddler storytime program for children and caregivers. This week’s theme: sharing. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Coffee and Crime Book Club

    September 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    Topic: The Maggie Hope series by Susan Elia MacNeal. All readers welcome; please read any book in the selected series before the meeting.

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  • Knitting Circle

    September 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    An informal weekly group for knitters who want to gather at the library and work on their knitting projects.

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  • Finding a Voice, Session One

    September 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Explore the ways in which female writers have found their voice during a reading and discussion series with Dr. Maryanne Felter. Supplies are limited, so please register at 252-2571 or stop by the main desk to sign up. For more information visit the library’s website at seymourlibrary.org/findingavoice. This program was made possible by Humanities New York and the Friends of Seymour Library.

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September 12, 2018
  • Toddler Tango

    September 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A toddler song and movement program for children and caregivers. This week’s theme: sharing. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Weekly Wednesday Activity

    September 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A weekly after school club for all ages. Each week there will be a different activity based on the weekly themes of crafts, Lego building, science and technology, or games. This week: Lego building. No registration required.

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  • Local Government from a Tax Perspective

    September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    What does government look like from a property tax perspective? Learn about the often complicated and confusing role property taxes play in funding our local governments, schools and services with Kelly Anderson.

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September 13, 2018
  • SCORE Business Counseling

    September 13, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Auburn SCORE provides free and confidential walk-in counseling to help entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses.

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  • Chair Yoga

    September 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Get your stretch on this fall at Seymour Library! Instructor Deborah Daly will lead a chair yoga class on the library’s front lawn (or inside in case of bad weather). No mats required. Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended.

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September 15, 2018
  • Discover Nature: Explore Trees and Leaves

    September 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A hands-on, exploratory program where children and families will discover nature. Programs will take place outdoors, weather permitting. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • History Book Club

    September 15, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    Featured book: Grant by Ron Chernow, Part I (p. 3-113). All readers welcome.

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  • Saturday Sensory Time: Welcome Fall

    September 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Explore stories, songs, movement, and play during this sensory-friendly program. Open to all ages and abilities; designed for children who experience sensory integration challenges, are on the autism spectrum, or have a difficult time in a large group setting. No registration required.

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September 17, 2018
  • Let’s Play

    September 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A drop in play time for babies and their caregivers. Open to children from birth to 18 months; no registration required.

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  • Junior Scientists: Chemistry

    September 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A monthly science program for homeschooling families. Open to all ages. All materials provided. No registration required.

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  • Finance Committee Meeting - Seymour Public Library District

    September 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Members of the public are welcome.

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  • First Amendment and Freedom of Press in the Modern Age

    September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Learn the impact of the First Amendment and freedom of press on your everyday life with Newhouse professor and director of the Tully Center of Free Speech, Roy Gutterman. Gutterman will highlight the importance of these protections, not just for the press, but for citizens.

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September 18, 2018
  • Little Wigglers

    September 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A toddler storytime program for children and caregivers. This week’s theme: bedtime. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Crochet and Chat

    September 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Bring your projects, chat with friends, and get useful tips.

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  • Tea and Tales Book Club

    September 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Love Historical Fiction? Can't get enough of the classics? Dive into the past with the library’s newest book club. Featured book: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

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  • Knitting Circle

    September 18, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    An informal weekly group for knitters who want to gather at the library and work on their knitting projects.

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September 19, 2018
  • Toddler Tango

    September 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A toddler song and movement program for children and caregivers. This week’s theme: bedtime. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Weekly Wednesday Activity

    September 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A weekly after school club for all ages. Each week there will be a different activity based on the weekly themes of crafts, Lego building, science and technology, or games. This week: science and technology. No registration required.

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  • Pajama Storytime: Bedtime

    September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A program with stories, songs and movement activities. Pajamas are encouraged. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Friends of Seymour Library Calendar Release Party

    September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    The 2019 calendar features local historical sites, events, and people. Calendars will be available during the kick off for a suggested $10 donation. Refreshments provided. For more information about the Friends of Seymour Library and where you can pick up a 2019 calendar, visit their website at friendsofseymourlibrary.org or on Facebook at Friends of Seymour Library.

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September 20, 2018
  • Chair Yoga

    September 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Get your stretch on this fall at Seymour Library! Instructor Wendy Vitale will lead a chair yoga class on the library’s front lawn (or inside in case of bad weather). No mats required. Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended.

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September 24, 2018
  • Let’s Play

    September 24, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A drop in play time for babies and their caregivers. Open to children from birth to 18 months; no registration required.

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  • Technology, Health, and Fitness

    September 24, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Are you looking for a new way to control chronic illness such as prediabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and arthritis? Do you want to have better blood work results? Learn how using smartphone and computer apps to monitor your eating and physical activity habits could help you live a healthier life and reduce the symptoms of chronic illness. Bring your own device or use a tablet or phone provided by the Cayuga Community Health Network. Registration is required, so please call the library at 252-2571.

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  • Seymour Library’s Civics Film Series, Part One

    September 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Join us for a screening of the classic 1976 film, All The President’s Men (runtime 138 minutes), on Monday, September 24 at 6 pm at Auburn Public Theater. There will be a brief intro before the film by the library’s own Shawn Connery.

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September 25, 2018
  • Little Wigglers

    September 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A toddler storytime program for children and caregivers. This week’s theme: a messy storytime. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Knitting Circle

    September 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    An informal weekly group for knitters who want to gather at the library and work on their knitting projects.

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  • Seymour Library Board of Trustees meeting

    September 25, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Members of the public are welcome.

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  • Refugees, Asylum, and Migration: Civic Literacy Series

    September 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    The U.S. has a long history of accepting refugees as well as a history of refusing entry to some people. Take a look at the history of modern refugees in the US and the issues and law associated with a variety of groups as they attempted and continue to attempt to escape from situations around the world and re-settle in the U.S., with local historian Tom Henry.

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September 26, 2018
  • Toddler Tango

    September 26, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A toddler song and movement program for children and caregivers. This week: Nature Yoga with Carrie Empie. Open to all ages; no registration required.

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  • Weekly Wednesday Activity

    September 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    A weekly after school club for all ages. Each week there will be a different activity based on the weekly themes of crafts, Lego building, science and technology, or games. This week: games. No registration required.

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  • Read More Book Club

    September 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Prison City Pub and Brewery, 28 State St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    Seymour Library’s evening club reads books in support of the library's reading challenge. Read a book from the category and then discuss it during the book club. This month: an award-winning book. All readers welcome. This club meets at Prison City Pub and Brewery located at 28 State Street in Auburn, NY.

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September 27, 2018
  • Coffee and Conversation Book Club

    September 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, United States

    Featured book: The Alice Network by Kate Quinn. All readers welcome.

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  • Chair Yoga

    September 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Get your stretch on this fall at Seymour Library! Instructor Wendy Vitale will lead a chair yoga class on the library’s front lawn (or inside in case of bad weather). No mats required. Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended.

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  • SCORE Business Counseling

    September 27, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Auburn SCORE provides free and confidential business counseling, free or low-cost local seminars, business tools, and connections to local resources. For more information about Auburn SCORE, visit their website at www.auburn.score.org or call (315) 252-7291.


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September 29, 2018
  • Chess Club

    September 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Seymour Library, 176 Genesee St, Auburn, NY 13021, USA

    Learn to play chess with chess master Tom McKellop. Beginners welcome.

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