Discover Summer @ Seymour Library

Summer Reading at Seymour Library
Oceans of Possibilities

Discover Summer 2022: July 5-August 18

Ocean Storytime
Mondays at 11 am

Ocean Storytime -- Mondays at 11 AM

Dive into this fun storytime filled with stories, songs, and movement activities. Did you know that the ocean is filled with more than just water and fish? It is also filled with FRIENDSHIP, IMAGINATION, and EMOTIONS of all sizes- yes even fish have feelings!

For ages 0 to 5, but all ages are welcome. No registration is required.

July 11, 18 & 25
August 1, 8 & 15

July 11: Your Ocean 

July 18:  Friendship Ahoy!

July 25: Oceans of Imagination

August 1: Oceans of Emotions

August 8: Waves of Friendship

August 15: Fish & Feelings


Pirate STEAM
Tuesdays at 1 pm

Pirate STEAM - Tuesdays at 1 PM

Explore navigation, mapping, secret codes, and more with Captain Ducky during this hands-on science program and storytime!

For ages 8 to 12, but all ages are welcome. No registration is required.

July 5, 12, 19 & 26
August 2 & 9

July 5: All Aboard!

July 12: This way to adventure and treasure!

July 19: Secret Codes & Messages

July 26: Sea Creatures – Real and Mythical

August 2: May a fair wind meet ya!

August 9: Let the stars be your guide!


Reading Ranger
Wednesdays at 10 am

Reading Ranger -- Wednesdays at 10 AM

Learn about the life of Harriet Tubman while exploring nature during this interactive storytime with Ranger Kim from the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park.

For ages 6 to 11, but all ages are welcome. No registration is required.

July 6, 13, 20, & 27
August 3 & 10

July 6: Rivers Running North: the Choptank to the Owasco Rivers

July 13: Fresh Water/The Water Cycle

July 20: How Were the Finger Lakes Made? 

July 27: Look Up and Navigate the Stars!

August 3: There’s Food in the Lakes?

August 10: What Can We Do to Preserve and Conserve?


Book to Movie Club
Every other Thursday at 6 pm

Book to Movie Club -- Every other Thursday at 6 PM.

Book to Movie Club is back and we want to know: What did you like better, the BOOK or the MOVIE? Families will receive a copy of each book to read together at home. Then join us at Auburn Public Theater, 8 Exchange St, Auburn, NY 13021 for a screening of the film and a book discussion.

For ages 8 to 12, but all ages are welcome. Please email jkolb @ seymourlib.org to register.

July 21: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
August 4:
The Water Horse by Dick King-Smith
August 18:
Babe: The Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith

*Bonus Book to Movie Club at Seymour Library, 176 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY

August 25: Nim’s Island by Wendy Orr


Storytime Explorers
Saturdays at 11 am

Storytime  Explorers -- Saturdays at 11 AM.

Calling all EXPLORERS! Bring your curiosity and join us for a special storytime focused on nature led by local community guests. For ages 6 to 11, but all ages are welcome. No registration is required.

July 9: “Maud, the Erie House Dog” with Joni Lincoln
July 23:
“Fish of the Finger Lakes” with Colleen Keefer from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
July 30:
“Beaks” with Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge.


Seymour Library’s fish tank is coming back soon! In the meanwhile, watch the Live Jelly Cam from Monterey Bay Aquarium! 


This year you will be able to enjoy the library’s StoryWalkⓇ at two locations, Hoopes Park, 100 S. Herman Ave, and Seymour Library, 176 Genesee Street!

Take a stroll around the park or the library’s gardens and read a story at the same time!

Opening in July, with new books installed through August. Stay tuned!

Thank you!

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, and the Friends of Seymour Library.