The library will be kicking off our summer reading program on Saturday, June 24 from 11 am to 1 pm. This year’s summer reading theme is Build A Better World!
Join the Auburn Doubledays, Cornell Cooperative Extension and Literacy Volunteers of Cayuga County to kick off summer reading with fun activities and games.
We will be giving away a free book to every child who signs up for summer reading. Don’t forget to bring back your reading log at the end of the summer for a chance to win a bike!
Summer Reading Highlights:
Storytimes on the Lawn
Join us on the library’s front lawn for some fun stories Saturdays at 11 am and Tuesday, July 25 at 11 am. We’ll bring the party inside in case of rain.
Check out this new summer storytime program for infants and toddlers on Mondays at 11 am.
Teen Maker Program
Teens will create and discover at Teen Maker, Mondays this summer at 1 pm. This program is for kids ages 10 and up. Supplies will be provided.
July 3: Learn to program robots Dot and Dash
July 10: Teach tiny cube bots to move, shine a light & more
July 17: Build with Legos and Goldiblocks
July 24: Invent with Little Bits and Snap Circuits
July 31: Egg drop
Full STEAM Ahead: Building Fun
Kids will use recycled items to build different creations at the library every Wednesday at 11 am!
July 5: Cardboard Castle
July 12: Musical Instruments
July 19: Build with the Three Little Pigs
July 26: Testing Transportation
Magician Ron Cain
Magician Ron Cain presents “Build A Magical World”. Children and their families are invited to be dazzled with magic and wonder on Friday, July 7 at 6 pm. The performance will be hosted at St. Peter & John Episcopal Church, 169 Genesee Street.
Nate & Kate Kids Show
Join entertainers Nate & Kate as they perform a mix of original and favorite children’s songs and juggle on Tuesday, July 11 at 11 am. Children will learn about different musical instruments, be invited to sing along, and participate in juggling stunts! The performance will be hosted at St. Peter & John Episcopal Church.
Minecraft author Sean Fay Wolfe will speak about his series “The Elementia Chronicles” on Tuesday, July 11 at 2 pm at St. Peter & John Episcopal Church. Children will receive a free autographed book! This program is made possible by the Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County.
Merry Go Round Youth Theater
The Merry-Go-Round Youth Theater presents “The Three Little Pigs”. Join the fun at St. Peter & John Episcopal Church on Tuesday, July 18 at 11 am.
Zoo to You
Storyteller Farmer Tom Walsh
Seymour Library is grateful to the generous donors who make our summer reading program possible. Major funding for the summer reading program comes from the Bernard Carl and Shirley Rosen Library Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County.
Funding for performances comes from NYSCA’s Decentralization Program, administered locally by the Finger Lakes Community Arts Grant and the Friends of Seymour Library. The grand-prize bicycles are donated by Five Star Bank.