Programs

The Seymour Library promotes learning and discovery for adults of all ages.  Check our Calendar for dates and times of programs below.  Masks are required for in-person programs.

FAMILY PROGRAM: NOT SO SCARY MOVIE AFTERNOONS*

Wednesdays, October 6 & 27; 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Take a break mid-week to unwind at the library!   Our first movie is Hocus Pocus!  Don’t let a spell be cast upon you! Come see what all the commotion is about.  This event is held in the Duryea room. Masks required. Drop in, no registration required.

 

GREAT DECISIONS 2021*

Mondays, October 11 & 25; November 1, 15 & 29, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Great Decisions, America’s largest discussion on world affairs, will be presented by SUNY

Brockport’s Political Science & International Studies Department. Faculty will lead five sessions on timely international topics.  *Call the library for more information and to register.

 

ADULT DIY via ZOOM: Candy Corn Button Art*:

Wednesday, October 13, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Create a sweet piece of art for your home using buttons, burlap, and paint. Project kits will need to be picked up from the library. *Registration is required and begins October 1. Ages 18 and up, please.

 

Tech Tutor*

Thursdays, October 14 & 18; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

For Adults 18 and older

Do you need help with your e-reader, laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Come in person to the library and have a one-on-one 30 minute session with a librarian. *Appointments required: call 637-1050 to schedule, masks required.

 

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION EDUCATION via ZOOM*

Thursday, October 21, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore ways that Alzheimer’s and other dementias affect an individual’s ability to communicate across different stages, and get tips to better communicate with people living with the disease.  *Registration is required.

 

ROCHESTER READS with Robin Kimmerer’s Virtual Reading*:

Wednesday, October 20, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Enjoy the Writers & Books, Rochester Reads live streaming event  at Seymour Library. Join us as we listen to botanist Robin Wall Kimmerer’s acclaimed  author of Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants. Drop in, Local History Room.

 

COORDINATED CARE SERVICES INC. (CCSI) *:

Monday, October 25; 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM

*Call the CCSI assistance line at 613-7662 to schedule an appointment with a

bilingual navigator specialist. Appointments will meet at the Seymour Library. Masks required.

 

MASTER GARDNER SERIES: Putting your Garden to Bed*

Monday, October 18; 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Join a Master Gardener from the Cornell Cooperative Extension to discuss how to wrap up your gardens and prepare them for winter.  We will hold this event in the Duryea Room. In November we will learn how to construct raised beds and begin seeds indoors. *Registration is required and opens October 1 for our second class in the series.  We will hold this event in the Duryea Room. Masks Required. In October we will learn how to prepare our garden for the winter months.

*Registration is required and opens October 1.

 

BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Wednesday, October 27; 2:00 – 2:45 PM

This month’s selection is Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants, by Rochester Reads selected author, Robin Kimmerer. It will take readers on “a journey that is every bit as mythic as it is scientific, as sacred as it is historical, as clever as it is wise” (Elizabeth Gilbert).  Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk or for curbside pick-up starting mid-October. Director, Jennifer Caccavale host the discussion in the Library’s Duryea Room.

* Registration is required and opens October 1.

 

 

Computer Help

Reference librarians are available for general assistance during normal operating hours.

 

Self-Help: The Public Library Association’s DigitalLearn.org offers short introductory classes on a wide variety of topics, such as Getting Started on a Computer, Intro to Email, Creating Resumes, Online Job Searching, Basic Microsoft Word, and more.  All classes are free.

Program Calendar