Assistant Library Director Danette Davis will share her knowledge about America's own Gilded Age family, the Vanderbilts on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 pm. Watch a slide show and hear tales of the eight siblings who became "the building Vanderbilts," constructing mansions as they strove for social prominence.
Saturday, March 12 is a busy day at the library. STEAM Ahead Stories starts at 11 am for toddlers through preschoolers age 3 to 5. The focus this month will be colors. The program will feature stories with books about colors, plus songs and literacy activities. Color themed stations will be available for exploration into math, science, art, and literacy. Space is limited so please register in the Children's Room.
Patty Granato and Natalie Holak introduce their new monthly series about breastfeeding and nutrition later at 1 pm. Aimed at parents of infants and their families, the presenters will share their experiences as area nutritionists and lactation specialists. Please register stopping in or calling the Children’s Room.
Also at 1 pm, join the Chess Club upstairs on the main floor. Whether you are an experienced player or just starting out, stop by and play some chess with friends. The club runs until the library closes at 4 pm.
The American Red Cross is hosting an informational session about the organization and volunteer opportunities on Thursday, March 10 at 11 am. Julie Mucilli from the Red Cross will discuss the organization's work in the community and volunteer opportunities in several lines of service: Disaster Services, Blood Services, Service to the Armed Forces, and Health and Safety Services. Come to the program or contact the library if your are interested in learning more about Red Cross services and volunteering.
Matt McElligott, author and illustrator of several children's books, will take some time out from visiting Auburn's elementary schools to drop by Seymour Library on Wednesday, March 9 from 4 to 5:30 pm. He'll be signing books, so bring yours along or you can buy one at the library. Stop by and say hi!