Programs

Register on our Program Calendar .

Summer Programs:

 

Summer Reading Book Club: Monday, June 27, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm 

For this very special introduction to our weekly summer reading book club, we will have an author visit from Melissa Ostrom, author of The Beloved Wild. We can discuss her book, get great writing tips, and learn how to incorporate research into our own writing. Grades 6-12.

 

Water Cycle Relay: Tuesday, June 28, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Let’s get outside and get some sun! The water cycle relay will test your knowledge, teamwork, and problem solving. Bring your friends and win great prizes. Grades 6-12.

 

Teen Book Discussion Groups*

July 11—August 8

Meets once a week outside for 5 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. Talk about the books, the authors and much, much more!

 

High School
Grades 9-12
Mondays, 2-3 pm

 

Middle School
Grades 6-8
Tuesdays, 2-3 pm

*Registration required. Will be in person on the  library lawn. Please bring a blanket to sit on.

 

Seymour C.R.E.W. Writing Group*

Tuesdays, 3:30 pm—4:30 pm, Grades 6-12

Connect with other teen writers. Build your skills with our exercises and tips. Laugh and learn with other teens. Here’s your chance to write for fun! We meet every week, all summer long! *Registration required. Will be in person on the library lawn. Please bring a blanket to sit on.

 

Teen Garden Club: Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Come work in our teen community garden. Learn about the growing cycles of different fruits and vegetables, helpful gardening techniques, and the proper way to create a hospitable environment for your plants. Take what you learn and help the kids at 1:30, as they learn the basics of gardening and the plant life cycle. Grades 6-12

 

Graphics at Grinds: Summer Edition

Saturdays July 2– August 5, 10:30 am—11:30 am

Beat the heat with some new and classic graphic novel discussion as we take the library off campus. For the summer edition, we’ll also begin dipping our toes into manga. Bring your favorites! *Registration is required.

 

Barrel Roll: Installing and Painting the Seymour Rain Barrel:

Thursday, July 7,  6:00 pm—7:00 pm

Join us as we install the first of several sustainable projects at the library. Help us position, raise, install, paint, and name the Seymour Rain Barrel. Learn the many uses of these water savers! *Registration required. Program will be held on library lawn.

 

Survival Camp: Essential Wilderness Skills

Friday, July 15, 6:00 pm—7:00 pm

Experienced in the outdoors or a camping newcomer? Either  way, come learn some new techniques for starting fires, raising shelter, making water potable, and plant identification. Take your new skills to a New York State Park with our lendable Empire Pass!

*Registration is required.

 

A Toast to Compost!

Tuesday, July 26, 4:00 pm—5:00 pm

Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension for a free program and guide to creating

compost at home. Sustainable, useful, and environmentally friendly! *Registration is required.

 

Sea of Tranquility:  Science and Spa Day
Thursday, July 28,  3:30 pm—4:30 pm  
Hey, we need a break too (sometimes). Join us for sugar scrub making, facials, and wraps to learn the science behind these relaxation and beautifying techniques.  *Registration is required.

 

Cordwood Construction

Tuesday, August 2, 4:00 pm—5:00 pm

It’s going to be a mess. How can water, plaster, sand, and wood scraps create a sustainable

structure? Meet Dr. Veronese to understand the water science behind structural stability.

*Registration is required. Program will be held on library lawn.

 

 

Teen Volunteering

Teen Volunteer are always welcome at Seymour Library!  Contact the information desk today: 585-637-1050.

 

 

Offer your help and make a  difference! Volunteer at the library and gain job experience,  become a children’s program assistant, keep statistics for us, straighten book shelves, make new friends and contribute to your community.

Summer Teen Volunteer

Information Night

Monday, June 13

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

 

 

 

Program Calendar

The  2022 Summer Reading Program

The Teen Summer Reading Game begins June 27 to August 5, 2022

Once you have read the entire book and filled out the form on the Seymour Library’s website under Teen Summer Reading, you can then select which raffle you would like to enter.

Keep readings all summer for a chance to weekly prizes!

Link for: Teen Book Review