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Seymour Library April Events

When: Mondays-Fridays and Saturdays. Continues through April 30 2019

Friends of the Seymour Library SPRING BOOK SALE
Wednesday, April 3, 6 - 8 pm
Thursday, April 4, 10 am - 8 pm
Friday, April 5, 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, April 6, 10 am - 3 pm
*Saturday Special $3.00 Bag Day ALL DAY
**Receive a FREE raffle ticket with each purchase and enter to WIN a $25 gift certificate to Lift Bridge Book Store and a Helen Smagorinsky Print.

Help us find a Mascot for the Seymour Library
Suggestions will be tallied and compiled into a list of candidates to be voted on by you. Stop in today to submit your suggestion.

Mailboxes of Hope*
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a moment when advocacy programs call attention to their services. Enter the Mailbox of Hope, a box for anyone who is interested to write words of support, hope, encouragement, and solidarity with survivors of sexual violence.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Toddler Time:
Mondays, 11:00 am to 11:30 am, except April 1.
Stories, rhymes, songs, and more for toddlers ages 2-3 and their caregivers.
Widget the Reading Dog and her Pal Joey:
Mondays, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meet licensed therapy dogs Widget and Joey and read them a story.
Babies and Books:
Tuesdays, 10:30 am to 11:15 am, except April 2.
Stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by time to socialize and play. For babies and toddlers up to 24 months.
Preschool Activity Club:
Tuesdays, 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm, except April 2.
Here’s your chance to do some fun art activities without worrying about the mess. For ages 2-5.
Preschool Story Time:
Thursdays, 10:15 am to 10:45 am and 11:00 am to 11:30 am, except April 4.
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more for kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver.
Baby’s Morning Out:
Friday, April 12, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.
Babies, toddlers, and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a variety of sensory activities, toys, and a craft.
Lego Club*:
Friday, April 12, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Join fellow builders for some creative Lego fun. Grades K-5. *Registration required.
Homeschool Hour:
Thursday, April 4, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Meet other homeschool families and talk about the joys and challenges of homeschooling.
N.E.R.D.S*:
Thursdays, April 11 and 25, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Too old for kids’ stuff, but not ready for teen stuff? Then the New Experiences and Remarkable Discoveries Society is for you. Each meeting we’ll have something new for you to try. Grades 4-8. *Registration required.
Family Movie:
Monday, April 15, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Spend an afternoon at the library enjoying popcorn and drinks while watching a PG rated movie. Call the Library to see what new movie will be playing.
Pajama Story Time:
Tuesday, April 16, 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Have a fun evening out in your pajamas with some stories, songs, and rhymes. Stuffed animal friends and siblings welcome. Ages 2-5.
Science Story Time:
Wednesday, April 17, 11:30 am to 12:15 pm
Stories, songs, and more followed by a fun science experiment. Ages 2-5.
Physics of Toys:
Wednesday, April 17, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Join the Physics Club of Brockport to play with a wide variety of cool toys and learn some physics too.
Fun with Food: Cereal Edition*:
Thursday, April 18, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Get ready to do some fun and silly challenges with this breakfast staple. You’ll need your creativity, taste buds, and a sense of adventure. Grades 4-8. *Registration required.
Rochester International Children's Film Festival:
Friday, April 19, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Enjoy a selection of family-friendly short films and make an art project while you watch.
Angora Wool Spinning*:
Friday, April 19, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Meet and pet an Angora bunny and learn how to spin the hair into yarn. *Registration required.
Easter Event*:
Saturday, April 20, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Have some fun with your family with some Easter-themed activities and crafts, such as cookie decorating. Please note: this is not an egg hunt. *Registration requested.
Stories & More:
Friday, April 26, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
We’ll read some stories, then have some fun at the library with a variety of play stations. For ages 2-5. Older siblings welcome.
Kiwanis Bookmark Contest Celebration:
Saturday, April 27, 1:30pm to 2:30 pm
Learn who won, get your prize book, hear some stories, and have some ice cream.

TEEN PROGRAMS

Teen Library Corps:
Thursday, April 4, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Our high school volunteer group helps the library in many ways. Join TLC to plan and present programs for older teens. Volunteer at library events. Grades 9-12
BRATS—Brilliant Readers Active in Teen Service:
Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Lots of energy, lots of help, lots of fun—that’s what middle-schoolers are! We want you to be a BRAT, help out at the library and plan fun things for our group to do. Grades 6-8
Teen Writing Group:
Mondays, April 1, 15 & 29, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
A welcoming group for imaginative and creative people in grades 6-12. A group made for teens who like to play with words and stories. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.
Anonymous Otaku—Anime Club:
Fridays, April 5 & 19, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Fans of Japanese animation are welcome to share snacks and watch an anime movie with other otaku. Grades 6-12
Teen Improv Troupe:
Thursday, April 18, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Interested in Improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 9-12.
N.E.R.D.S*:
Thursdays, April 11 and 25, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Too old for kids’ stuff but not ready for teen stuff? Then the New Experiences and Remarkable Discoveries Society is for you. Each meeting we’ll have something new for you to try. Grades 4-8. *Registration required.
Fun with Food: Cereal Edition*:
Thursday, April 18, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Get ready to do some fun and silly challenges with this breakfast staple. You’ll need your creativity, taste buds, and a sense of adventure. Grades 4-8. *Registration required.
Reel Books*:
Book Discussion: Monday. April 8, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Film Viewing: Tuesday, April 16, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Read and discuss books that have been turned into movies. This month we will be reading Paper Towns by John Green. Copies of this month's book are available at the library. New members welcome, and refreshments will be provided. *Registration is requested.
Teen Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt*
Friday, April 12, 7:00 pm– 9:30 pm
Join us for an egg-citing time for a glow in the dark egg hunt in the library! After the egg hunt, we will play Flashlight tag! Grades 6-12. Please note that this program is held after the library is closed. *Registration only.

ADULT PROGRAMS

Tech Tutor*:
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, and Thursdays, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Do you need help with your e-reader, laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Come in and have a one-on-one 30 minute session with a librarian. Other tech questions? Bring those too! *Registration required.
Healthcare Navigator/CCSI*:
Monday, April 18, 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm, and April 22, 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Our Navigator will meet with 7 individuals per session. *Registration required, please call the CCSI appointment line at 613-7662 to schedule an appointment.
Oscar Movie Night 2019:
Tuesdays, April 9 & 23, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Oscar Movie Night is back and we will be screening the current Best Picture Nominees for 2019. Call the Library to see what 2 movies will be playing. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
Fiber Spinning and Knitting Group:
Wednesday, April 10, and Tuesday, April 23, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
All ages and spinning skill levels welcome.
Adult DIY Craft Club*:
Thursday, April 11, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
We will be celebrating Easter by using embroidery floss to create unique eggs you can display at home. Come relax and create something you'll love. *Registration Required.
Top Shelf Book Club:
Tuesday, April 16, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
We will meet at the Stoneyard Brewing Co. to discuss new and edgy pieces of writing. This month we will be reading Exilest by Mohsin Hamid. Copies available at the Seymour Library.
Handmade Grapevine Wreaths*:
Friday, April 19, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Learn to craft grapevine wreaths, which can be made in any shape or size, from locally-pruned grapes that would otherwise be burned. Decorations provided: all natural dried flowers and ribbons. *Registration required.
Read with Seymour:
Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Join our adult book group for a discussion of Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance. Copies are available for checkout at the library.
Alzheimer’s Basics Class:
Thursday, April 25, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with Dementia.