Seymour Public Library District will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2019 operating budget on Tuesday, October 9 at 5:30 pm. A copy of the library’s proposed budget will be available on the library’s website, seymourlibrary.org, and on file for review at the Library.
Budget Vote and Trustee Election
The Seymour Public Library District will conduct a referendum on its proposed 2019 budget and a trustee election on Tuesday, October 30 from 9 am to 7:30 pm at the Library.
Saturday Morning STEAM: Glow Jars
Saturday, October 13 at 11 am
This hands-on, interactive program invites children and families to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Join us on Saturday, October 13 at 11 am for glow jars. Open to all ages; no registration required.
Mondays at 9 am
A drop in play time for babies and their caregivers on Monday, October 1, 15, 22 and 29 from 9 to 11 am. Open to children from birth to 18 months. No registration required.
Discover Nature: Making “Sense” of Nature
Saturday, October 20 at 11 am
Discover nature with this hands-on, exploratory program for children and families. This month, explore nature using the five senses on Saturday, October 20 at 11 am. Programs will take place outdoors, weather permitting. Open to all ages; no registration required.
Weekly Wednesday Activity
Wednesdays at 4 pm
Looking for something to do after school? Check out the library’s weekly Wednesday activity from 4 to 6 pm. For all ages. Each week there will be a different activity based on the weekly themes of crafts, Lego building, science and technology, or games. No registration required.
October 3: Craft
October 10: Lego
October 17: Science and Technology
October 24: Games
October 31: Free Choice– choose from a variety of activities
Junior Scientists: Chemistry
Monday, October 15 at 1 pm
Dive into the world of science with Junior Scientists, a monthly science program for homeschooling families. This month we will explore chemistry on Monday, October 15 at 1 pm. Open to all ages. All materials provided. No registration required.
Saturday, October 27 at 11 am
Stories, songs and activities for all ages on Saturday, October 27 from 11 to 1 pm! Join Fanny Seward for a special storytime in the library’s fireplace room at 11:30 am and a screening of Disney’s Spooky Buddies in the picture book room at 1 pm. Refreshments will be available and costumes are welcome, but not required.
Tuesdays at 11 am
A toddler storytime program for children and caregivers. Open to all ages. No registration required. This month’s themes are:
October 2: Quiet and Loud
October 9: Bathtime and Bubbles
October 16: Get the Wiggles Out
October 23: Down on the Farm
October 30: Trick or Treat
Wednesdays at 11 am
A toddler song and movement program for children and caregivers. Open to all ages. No registration required. This month’s themes are:
October 3: Quiet and Loud
October 10: Bathtime and Bubbles
October 17: Get the Wiggles Out
October 24: Nature Play Lab with Carrie
October 31: Trick or Treat
Saturday Sensory Time: Pumpkins
Saturday, October 20 at 1 pm
Explore stories, songs, movement, and play during this sensory-friendly program. Open to all ages and abilities; designed for children who experience sensory integration challenges, are on the autism spectrum, or have a difficult time in a large group setting. No registration required.
Pajama Storytime: Fall is Here
Wednesday, October 17 at 6 pm
Stories, songs, and movement activities. Pajamas are encouraged! Open to all ages, no registration required.
Carriage Houses of Auburn
(beginning September 24)
This exhibit by local artist Karen Bove features the carriage houses that sheltered the horses and carriages once owned by the wealthy citizens of Auburn.
View handcrafted vintage versions of Chutes and Ladders and Monopoly and learn more about the history of these board games.
(coming in October)
In 1918, in the midst of World War I, a deadly pandemic known as the Spanish Flu killed millions worldwide. Discover the local impact of the pandemic through Auburn headlines from the time.
We Need to Talk About Books Podcast
Looking for your next great read or suggestions for the reading challenge? Listen to Seymour Library’s podcast, “We Need to Talk About Books,” where hosts Leigh, Mary and Jackie talk about their current reads, the Read More 2018 reading challenge and more!
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