Discover Summer @ Seymour Library

Discover Summer 2021 - Tales and Tales at the Seymour Library
Discover Summer 2021

Discover Summer 2021: July 6-August 14

Join us on Seymour Library’s front lawn for a special outdoors Discover Summer series: Tales with Tails, July 6 through August 14.

New Programs Announced Each Week!

Programs will be announced weekly, every Tuesday, on the library’s Facebook page and in our Email Newsletter.

Program registration for Week Six (August 8-14) is open. Check out this week’s Email Newsletter for Week Six program information:

Seymour Library Email Newsletter: Discover Summer Week Six (August 8-14)

See a program you want to attend, email Miss Jill at to register.
*Please note these programs are weather-dependent. In case of rain, programs will be cancelled. Families will be notified the morning of.

Discover Summer Highlights:

Tales on the Lawn:

Tuesdays and Saturdays at 11 am

This series of outdoor storytimes is all about ANIMALS. Each storytime will include stories (tales with tails), songs, movement, activities, a craft, plus a bonus take and make craft kit.

Tales on the Lawn is designed for children 2-7, but all ages are welcome. Registration is required.

*Note: The Tuesday and Saturday sessions will be the same program*

Summer Science - Wednesdays and Saturdays at the Seymour Library
Summer Science at the Seymour Library – Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1 pm

Summer Science:

Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1 pm

Discover science during this fun hands-on program. Each session will include a story, a science activity, and a bonus take and do science project.

Summer Science is designed for ages 8-12. Registration is required.

*Note: The Wednesday and Saturday sessions will be the same program.*


Family Book and Movie Club

Fridays at 6:30 pm
Read the book and then enjoy the movie! Each participating family will receive a copy of each week’s book to read together at home. Then join us at *The Carriage House Theater (203 Genesee St REAR, Auburn, NY 13021) on Fridays at 6:30 pm to discuss the book and watch the film adaptation.

Featured books:
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Stuart Little by E. B. White
Holes by Louis Sachar
Call of the Wild by Jack London
The BFG by Roald Dahl
Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.

Registration is required.

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Seymour Library’s StoryWalk® will be back at Hoopes Park, 100 S. Herman Ave, Auburn. Take A Walk, Read A Story: Follow the signposts through the park – each one has the page of a children’s book. When you’ve finished the walk, you’ve read a book! We will announce when a new story has been installed at Hoopes Park on the library’s Facebook page: 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, The Auburn Kiwanis Club, and the Friends of Seymour Library.