Friends of Seymour Library

Thank you to everyone who joined the Friends of Seymour Library at their first Local Author Expo! We hope you enjoyed meeting authors from all over Upstate NY. 

A BIG thank you to the authors who participated in the Expo. The Q&A panel was a huge hit!

Stay tuned for the library’s new Local Author Collection!

Love Your Library? Become A Friend!

Your membership and support make it possible for the library to do a variety of fun programs for all ages. In 2021 and 2022, funding from the Friends allowed the library to offer Take & Make kits-featuring books and fun hands-on learning activities for families, IMAGINE Storytime, DIY Drop-in Challenges, chair yoga, art in the garden, lectures by local historians, and more! 

To join the Friends, complete a membership application.


Friends of Seymour Library Annual Meeting 2022
The Friends of Seymour Library presented the library with a check for $7,000 at their annual meeting on July 20, 2022. An election of officers was held. Liz Mizro was elected to the position of treasurer and Geoffrey Starks was reelected as vice president for a two-year term. 

2022 Friends of Seymour Library Annual Meeting

Meet Your Officers:

Diane Lehner, President
Geoffrey Starks, Vice-President
Liz Mizro, Treasurer
Mary Nellenback, Secretary

Membership:
Barbara Avino

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

Catch up with your fellow friends and learn about upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and the latest library news. You do not need to be a member of the Friends to attend a meeting. Meetings will be held at Seymour Library, 176-178 Genesee Street, Auburn, NY. 

Upcoming Meetings:

September 21 at 6:00 pm
October 19 at 6:00 pm
November 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Local Author Expo at the Carriage House Theater, (203 Genesee Street, REAR, Auburn, NY)
November 16 at 6:00 pm


Past Friends of Seymour Library Fundraising Events:

Story Trees (2014-2016)
Between the Covers of Your Favorite Book (2015 & 2016)
Trivia Night (2017 & 2018)
“Read Around Auburn” 2019 calendar
Birthday Bash (2020)
Lake Ave Garage Sale Fundraiser (2022)

Mission:

The purpose of the Friends of Seymour Public Library District is to maintain an association of persons interested in books, libraries, and the promotion of lifelong literacy, focus public attention on Seymour Public Library District services, facilities, and needs, and enhance the community’s appreciation for the library, stimulate gifts that may be used for collection development and other library needs and to actively promote and support the financial and economic well-being of the Seymour Public Library District by the presentation of views before legislative and administrative hearings and before the public at large regarding any matter affecting the revenues of the library.

Visit the Friends on Facebook for upcoming meetings and fundraising events. 

For past meeting minutes and Friends of Seymour Library Bylaws