Calling all crafters! Come and check out the library’s Meet and Make program. This monthly program brings crafters and artists together to explore different mediums of art. This month our theme is Christmas in July. It’s never too early to start planning for the holidays. Learn how to make a paper ornament and a holiday card out of old book pages on Monday, July 25 at 7 pm.
Are you interested in fish? Wondering what types are indigenous to our Finger Lakes? Colleen Kolb, researching graduate student at Buffalo State College, will answer these questions in her lecture Fish of the Finger Lakes on Thursday, July 21 at 4 pm. Learn about our local fish population, the invasive species affecting your fishing this summer, and what can be done. Refreshments will be provided.
Colleen Kolb graduated from Brockport State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in Aquatic Biology and Chemistry. She is currently working on her Master’s in Great Lakes Ecological System Sciences. Her work has been published in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science.
Spend some of your summer time at Seymour Library! Here are some activities we have going on in the youth area this week.
Monday, July 18: Books and Babies, 11 am. Spend time with your newborn to one year old baby while encouraging early literacy skills through board books, songs, movement and discovery.
Tuesday, July 19: Storytime on the Lawn, 11 am.
Wednesday, July 20: Drop-In Craft for Kids: Suncatcher, 10 a.m. to noon. Visit the Children’s Room to make a sports-themed suncatcher. This craft is for preschoolers through elementary ages.
Teen Maker Craft: Snap Circuits, 1 to 2 pm. Stop in to create some DIY spin art with snap circuits. This maker craft is for teens in grades seven to twelve. All supplies provided. Space is limited so please register by stopping in or calling the Children’s Room at 252-2571.
Thursday, July 21:Sports Science: Rethink Your Drink - Make Your Own Soda, 1 pm. Learn about gravity and motion in this summer reading science program. Children ages five to ten will find out how much sugar is in their drinks and then make their own soda. Space is limited so please register by stopping in or calling the Children’s Room at 252-2571.