In the modern era, the Supreme Court has risen dramatically in both stature and visibility in our federal government. In this session, look at a brief history of the Court, how the Court actually works, and explore some recent and past cases with local historian Tom Henry on Monday, June 11 at 6 pm.
Seymour Library’s Civic Literacy Series is made possible by a grant from the Fred M. Everett and Ora H. Everett Charitable Trust.
· Refugees, Asylum, and Migration, Tuesday, September 25 at 6 pm
· First Amendment & Freedom of Press, Tuesday, October 9 at 6 pm
· Civil Disobedience in History, Tuesday, October 23 at 6 pm
· Fake News, Tuesday, October 30 at 6 pm
· Local Government from a Tax Perspective, TBA
· & More
Technology, Health & Fitness
Monday, June 4 & 18 at 3:30 pm
Are you looking for a new way to control chronic illnesses such as prediabetes, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and arthritis?
Learn how using smartphone and computer apps to monitor your eating and physical activity habits could help you live a healthier life and reduce the symptoms of chronic illness. Bring your own device or use a tablet or phone provided by the Cayuga Community Health Network. Registration is required, so please call the library at 252-2571.
Yoga at the Library
Thursdays in June
Get your stretch on this summer at Seymour Library! Instructors Deborah Daly and Wendy Vitale will lead chair yoga classes on the library’s front lawn*.
Thursday, June 7 from 3 to 4 pm with Wendy Vitale
Thursday, June 14 from 3 to 4 pm with Deborah Daly
Thursday, June 21 from 3 to 4 pm with Wendy Vitale
No mats required. Comfortable clothes and shoes recommended.
*Class will be held inside in case of bad weather.*
“Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State” Exhibit
Seymour Library will be hosting the exhibit “Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State”, from May 25 to June 15*. This exhibit looks beyond the traditional Women’s Suffrage narrative and explores the history behind the movement that made New York State such an important place in the fight for Women’s Suffrage. Featured themes include, Woman Suffrage before 1848, Women’s Rights Activity up to 1848 and the Seneca Falls and Rochester Conventions, Pop Culture Suffrage, Anti-Suffrage, and Race and Diversity.
The traveling exhibit, “Recognizing Women’s Right to Vote in New York State”, was created and brought to you by the South Central Regional Library Council, Empire State Library Network, and Digital Public Library of America.
*The exhibit will be at Wells College,170 Main St, Aurora, NY 13026, on June 2 & 3.
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer’s Disease
If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. The Alzheimer’s Association will be at Seymour Library on Friday, June 22 at 3 pm to discuss the difference between normal aging and dementia, the different stages of dementia, the importance of clinical trials, and more. Learn about how the brain works and the programs and services offered by the Alzheimer’s Association. Registration is required, so please call the library at 252-2571 to register.
Other upcoming programs with the Alzheimer’s Association will be Effective Communication Strategies on Monday, July 9 at 5 pm and Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior on Monday, August 13 at 5 pm.