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The Children’s Department offer numerous programs, diverse book and audiovisual collections, computers and tablets, games, and much more.  Stop in soon!

Programs

JUNE PTOGRAMS:

 

Summer Reading Registration*: Now Open

Join Seymour Library’s OCEANS of POSSIBILITIES Summer Reading Game for children!

Pick up your summer calendar and first week’s reading log at the information desk and learn about all the great programs we have this summer!

 

Summer Stories ’n’ More Storytime: Tuesdays,  10:30 am to 11:00 am

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, movement, and fun! We will meet outside, weather permitting, or in the Story Tower.

 

Summer Parachute Play: Tuesdays,  11:00 am to 11:20 am

A chance for little ones to get out of the house and burn off some energy! 2-5 years with

caregiver. We will meet outside, weather permitting or in the Story Tower.

 

Summer Family Storytime: Thursdays, 10:30 am to 11:00 am,

For children of all ages, with an adult are welcome to join us for stories, songs, bubbles,

movement, and fun! We will meet outside, weather permitting or Story Tower.

 

Animal Visits: Mondays beginning June 27—August 1 (no visit July 4), 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Meet Brockport’s K9 Officer Brock or a Mr. Grey’s Strays kitten, among other weekly visitors. For families.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES w/The  Happy Pirates*:

Wednesday, June 29, 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Summer has begun. Join us for a visit with Rochester’s beloved Happy Pirates!  *Registration required. For families.

 

STEAM Station* Thursdays, starting June 30 (meets on the east side at picnic tables), 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm,

Get creative exploring your artistic side! For children going into grades 1-5. *Registration required.

 

 

*Parent attendance at children’s programs is required unless otherwise specified.

Register on our Events page.

Special Programs & Events

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES with the Happy Pirates*

(Wednesday June 29, 11-11:45 AM)

Summer has begun. Join us for a visit with Rochester’s beloved Happy Pirates!  *Registration required. Families

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES “Sea” What You Can Draw* w/illustrator Scott Gibala-Broxholm (Wednesday July 6, 3:30 -4:30)

Learn  to draw friendly and fearsome creatures of the sea . . . and maybe even a shipwreck or two. *Registration required. For children entering grades 1-5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Water, Water Everywhere*

(Wednesday, July 13, 3:30-4:30 PM)

Learn about the water cycle and how to protect this important resource! *Registration required. For children entering grades K-5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Storytime with Mermaid Luca*

(Tuesday, July 19, 1-1:45 PM)

Story time will include a craft and photo op with visiting mermaid Luca! *Registration required. For children entering grades K—5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Omnipresent Puppets presents The Little Mermaid*

(Wednesday, July 20, 3:30-4:15 PM)

Enjoy the Hans Christian Andersen classic performed by puppets!  *Registration required. For children entering grades K—5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Disney’s The Little Mermaid with Interactive Script*

(Friday, July 22, 1:30-3 PM)

Your script kit will include props along with instructions on when to sing, snack, hiss and cheer! *Registration required. For children entering K—5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Seneca Park Zoomobile presents Animal Ambassadors

(Wednesday, July 27, 3:30-4:15 PM)

Meet and learn about a variety of animals from Seneca Park Zoo!  For children entering PK—5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES with the Storybook Cook*

(Thursday, July 28, 2:00-3:00 PM)

Join the storybook cook, Liz Bauld to create delicious creature of the deep sea! There are Oceans of Possibilities on what you’ll

create! *Registration required, For children entering grades 1 – 5.

 

OCEANS OF POSSIBILITIES Summer Reading Finale!*

(Friday, August 5, 4-4:45 PM)

Celebrate your reading accomplishment with a treat from Kona Ice. Come Find out who the top 5 readers are.

*Registration requiredChildren must have read 600 minutes or more over the summer and turned in their reading logs to attend.

 

Looking for something fun to do as a family?

Program Calendar

Summer Reading

Children’s Summer Reading Program 2022

For Preschool to Grade 6

Summer Reading is  here!   Stop in to register for our annual summer reading game for children going into grades PreK – 6.  Packets are available at the information desk.