As a reminder to our patrons, we will be closed on Monday, March 20th for staff training. We look forward to seeing you March 21st. Happy Spring!
The Seymour Library Board of Trustees will meet in 2023 on the following dates. All meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month and are open to the public. The dates are as follows:
March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, December 20.
The Seymour Library Board of Trustees will host a special meeting on Wednesday, March 1st at 6:30 pm in the Duryea Room at the Seymour Library. Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.
See the results of the 2022 Seymour Library Survey as presented by Seymour Library Trustee, Patty Hayles.
Come into the library and connect to Ancestry using www.ancestrylibrary.com. Select the Seymour Library as your institution and get full access to Ancestry genealogy services. You may use your own device linked to the Seymour wireless network or on our PCs. We will begin offering program for navigating Ancestry in December. We are excited to bring this service to our community!
Seymour came to the Library on October 13 to help launch our new literacy programs. He is now home. You will get a chance to greet him over the year at Library events, and many community events. We are excited to have him here. ♥ Welcome Seymour!
Thank you to the Town of Clarkson, Town of Sweden and the Village of Brockport communities for allowing me to lead Seymour Library and grow in both my career and through increased life experiences. I came to the Library as Director in December 2020, mid-pandemic, and inherited a community gem in need of bouncing back. With a dedicated staff and hardworking Library Board we have set Seymour Library up to succeed and move past the idle time of the epidemic. The past two years have been filled with many joy-filled events and it is bittersweet I will not be here to see through several initiatives coming soon to the Library. A highlight I am proud of is the Silver Anniversary Celebration honoring the East Avenue Library location this past December. Our community gathered along with civic leaders and staff to remember and celebrate the past 25 years of Seymour Library. Together we created a Seymour Library Time Capsule (on display at the Library) to be opened in 2046! I do hope to be a part of that future celebration unveiling the capsule.
A million thanks to the community for taking our Library survey. The results will be available at the library and it shows what a bright future Seymour Library has!
In the coming weeks at Seymour Library there is much to be excited for! Our children’s librarian is launching two Literacy Programs for parents and children. Baby Dragons, for infants to 23 months and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten for preschoolers will take your child on a reading adventure like no other. Join Miss Jen on October 13 at 11:00 am for all the fun, and come get your first introduction to our new mascot, Seymour the Book Dragon!
Next month Seymour’s printing service will be enhanced. The Library will be implementing a remote printing service, PrinterOn. Available to our patrons via a mobile app or from our website, you print from home and come pick it up at the print terminal station during open library hours. Our information desk librarians will walk you through the steps!
Another exciting development in late November is the launch of Ancestry.com at Seymour Library. This genealogy website will be an unrestricted database you can access at the Library and research your family history. An exhilarating way to uncover your past. Unfamiliar with Ancestry? Our adult librarian will be hosting future genealogy programs to introduce you to the database.
Public Libraries are educational institutions that allow patrons to discover, explore, learn and engage in many areas, the sciences, technology and arts. Seymour Library’s 2023 – 2025 Long Range Plan incorporates the building blocks to hone these didactic lifelong skills. To view the Long Range Plan visit the Library’s website at; https://seymourlibraryweb.org .
It has been a great pleasure to serve Seymour Library. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff. Their hardworking ethic and strong support during my tenure were wonderful. Finally, thank you to Bernie LoBrcco president of Seymour Library Board of Trustees and the entire Board. You were a pleasure to work for. I will always recall this time fondly and I look forward to seeing the great work of Seymour Library in the coming years.
All my best,
The Seymour Library is excited to provide two new Literacy Programs for parents and children! Stop by the information desk for more details and to register for one of these exciting programs.
Seymour Library is pleased partner with Digital Literacy of Literacy Rochester to provide help with all your digital electronic devices. Every Monday and Wednesday from 10 to 1PM. No registration required!! Just drop on in!!
Please stop by to welcome and introduce yourself to our new adult librarian, Leslie Boedicker. Leslie joined us on September12th and comes to us with an enormous amount of MCLS experience. We are very excited to welcome Leslie to the Seymour Library family.