Start your summer at Seymour Library! Join us as we kick of our Discover Summer series with a carnival on the library’s front lawn* on Saturday, June 22 from 11 am to 2 pm. Receive your Discover Summer passport, listing all upcoming events and start Discovering a Universe of Stories! Activities include face painting, carnival games, snacks, balloon animals with Jeff the Magic Man, and a special performance by Perform 4 Purpose 11 am- 1 pm. Fun for all ages! No registration required.
* The fun will be moved inside in case of bad weather*
StoryWalk® at Hoopes Park & the Owasco Playground (all summer long)
Take a walk and read a story at the same time! The StoryWalk® is returning to Hoopes Park, 100 S. Herman Ave & launching at the Owasco Playground, 6 Bristol Avenue. Follow the path through the park or playground and read a page from a book on each of the stakes along the way. Opening in late June, with new books installed through Labor Day.
Movie Mondays: Space Edition
Seymour Library’s Movie Monday’s is out of this world! Join us this summer at 1 pm for our Space Edition!
- Monday, June 24: First Man (2018) (141 mins/PG-13)
- Monday: July 1: Apollo 13 (1995) (140 mins/PG)
- Monday, July 8: Interstellar (2014) (169 mins/PG-13)
- Monday, July 15: Gravity (2013) (91 mins/PG-13)
- Monday: July 22: October Sky (1999) (108 mins/PG)
- Monday, July 29: Space Cowboys (2000) (130 mins/PG-13)
Join Miss Chris for a space-tastic storytime on Tuesdays-June 25, July 2, July 9, July, 23, July 30 at 10 am. Open to all ages.
Cozy up in your jammies for this fun storytime with Miss Chris on Wednesdays- June 26, July 10, July 17, July 31 at 6 pm. Open to all ages.
Discover Stories and Art
Indulge in a universe of STORIES and ART in this weekly program for all ages. Join Miss Jill for stories, followed by a time for creative art. Thursdays- June 27, July 11, July 25, August 1 at 1 pm. Open to all ages.
Yoga at the Library
Get your stretch on at Seymour Library! Instructors Deborah Daly and Wendy Vitale will lead chair yoga classes on the library’s front lawn.*
- Thursday, June 27 from 3 to 4 pm with Wendy Vitale
- Thursday, July 11 from 3 to 4 pm with Wendy Vitale
- Thursday, July 18 from 3 to 4 pm with Deborah Daly
- Thursday, July 25 from 3 to 4 pm with Wendy Vitale
No mats required but please bring a water bottle. Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended. *Class will be held inside in case of bad weather*.
Saturday STEM on the Lawn
Join Miss Jill on the library’s lawn for STEM discovery on Saturdays- June 29, July 6, July 13, August 3 at 10 am. Open to all ages.
Discover Space Science with Outside Life Learners
Experience fun and discovery at these special science programs presented by Outside Life Learners on Mondays- July 1st, July 22, July 29 at 11 am.
Monday Night Movies- Family Edition
Join us for fun, space themed movies for the family on Monday evenings at 6 pm.
- Monday, July 1: Home (2015) (110 mins/PG)
- Monday, July 8: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) (115 mins/PG)
- Monday, July 15: Space Buddies (2009) (84 mins/G)
- Monday, July 22: Mars Needs Moms (2011) (88 mins/PG)
- Monday, July 29: Wall-E (2008) (98 mins/G)
The MOST- Science on the GO! Zoom!
Have you ever seen a star being born? Or flown through Saturn’s rings? Or traveled through far away galaxies? A visitor from a galaxy beyond our own has done all of this, but they are most fascinated by seeing Earth for the first time! The audience can describe some of the unique parts of Earth, while the visitor demonstrates some of the most extraordinary aspects of the Universe. Join The MOST for exciting science experiments on Monday, July 8 at 11 am. The event will take place on the library’s front lawn, families are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on. Rain location will be St Peter and John Episcopal Church (across the street from the library).
Discover Your Family Story
The History Discovery Center at Seymour Library is filled with resources to help you explore your family history. Children (3rd grade and up) and families will learn the basics of searching family history with library staff on Wednesday, July 10 at 11 am or Tuesday, July 16 at 6 pm. Children must be accompanied by a parent. Space is limited, so please register at 252-2571.
Merry-Go-Round Summer Tour Production- Look Up: Tales of the Sky!
Merry-Go-Round Theater will present their summer tour production Look Up: Tales of the Sky on Tuesday, July 16 at 11 am. The event will take place on the library’s front lawn, families are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on. Rain location will be St. Peter and John Episcopal Church (across the street from the library).
Canvas Star Art
Create a beautiful piece of star art on canvas with other artists and crafters at Seymour Library on Wednesday, July 17 at noon. Take your art home for display or give it to someone you love! This craft is perfect for beginner and advanced crafters. All supplies will be provided. For all ages.
Graphic Novel Workshop with Ed Catto
Tell your own story! Local pop culture and marketing expert Ed Catto will run a graphic novel workshop for kids in grades 6 to 12 on Tuesday, July 23 at 4 pm. Catto will guide kids in the basics of creating a graphic novel, including the “language of comics,” and how to develop original characters and storylines.
Rock Cycle of the Solar System with the Museum of the Earth
How does exploring rocks and how they are formed on Earth help us understand the solar system? Discover the answer to this on Wednesday, July 24 at 6 pm with the Museum of the Earth. For all ages.
Space Exploration and Stories with the Museum of the Earth
Join the Museum of the Earth for a special storytime featuring “Mousetronaut” by Mark Kelly on Saturday, July 27 at 11 am. Then learn about the moon and rockets! For children and families.
Portable Planetarium: Night Sky
Explore the night sky with the Kopernik Observatory and Science Center. View stars, constellations, planets and deep-sky objects with the Kopernik’s portable planetarium on Friday, August 2 at St. Peter and John Episcopal Church (across the street from the library). Sessions will start at 11 am and run till 1 pm. Each session will last for 25 minutes for a total of 4 sessions (11 am, 11:30 am, 12:00 pm, and 12:30 pm). Space in the planetarium is limited. No registration required, spots will be given on a first come first serve basis.
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