Saturday Stories, 11 a.m. Saturday, June 13 Stories, songs and a craft with an ocean animal theme For toddlers through kindergarten-age children Space limited; registration required (Last Saturday Stories session until fall - see the calendar for details on summer programs)
Outdoor enthusiast Tim Starmer, author of the recently published book “Five Star Trails: Finger Lakes and Central New York,” will talk about some of the most beautiful hikes in the region at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 20. Starmer will show photographs from some of his hikes and offer recommendations for hikers at all levels of ability and experience. He also is the author of “Five Star Trails in the Adirondacks” and the co-author of “The Best in Tent Camping: New York State.”
Our Signs of Spring nature series concludes with a workshop on bird identification at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 13. Baltimore Woods nature educator Tom Meier will provide tips and tricks to identify birds and advice on choosing binoculars and attracting birds to feeders. The program is for all ages, and no registration is needed. The program is funded by the Friends of Seymour Library.
Kevin Kurtz, who has been visiting elementary schools in Auburn in May, will be at the library from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 11 to sign books and talk to children. He writes about science and nature and has worked in a marine biology lab, a research ship, an aquarium, a bird of prey center and a science museum.
Your credit report can determine whether you’ll get a loan – and it can determine what interest you’ll pay, whether you can rent an apartment, even if you’ll be hired for a job. Learn how to read a credit report and understand its impact at “How Your Credit Report Affects You” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. Michelle Barber, assistant vice president at Five Star Bank, will unlock the mysteries of credit reports and credit scores. The program is free, and no registration is needed.
Friday, May 1, is First Friday, and that means free family fun in the Children's Room! This month features the movie “Planes: Fire and Rescue” (animated, PG, 1 hour, 23 minutes) at 5:30 p.m. When Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins a forest fire and rescue unit to be trained as a firefighter, or else his air strip will be shut down. Popcorn will be served. After the movie, make a foam flyer plane. Space is limited; please register by calling 252-2571 or stopping at the Children's Room Desk. The library will be open until 8 p.m.