Are you a chess player looking for new opponents?  Or have you never played but want to learn?  The Library has recently started a Chess Club and new members are always welcome to join.

The Chess Club meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Feel free to bring your own chess set or use one provided by the library.

Beginner?  Pro?  Doesn’t matter!  Join us!  All skill levels are welcome.  Learn to play with others who love the game. Free and open to all ages.  No registration is required.

Saturday May 7
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Small Meeting Room

Come to the library for a Colorpalooza Day!  There will be coloring sheets, book bags, and book marks that need to be colored!! Come and have some coloring fun on Saturday, May 7 from 11:00-3:00 p.m. in the Library’s Meeting Room.  Free and no registration is required.  Drop in when you can and stay for as little or as long as you want.  Open to all ages.  Everyone is invited!!

Monday May 2, 2016
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hazard Room

Enjoy your Monday morning by relaxing with a cup of coffee or tea while working on your puzzle and socialize with others who enjoy a good crossword puzzle too! Puzzles keep your mind active so come to the library and flex your brain muscles! We’ll have a variety of crossword puzzles available today in the Hazard Room.

We’ll provide the coffee, puzzles, pencils, pens and dictionaries. Drop in when you can and stay for as little or as long as you want. Free and no registration is required.


Wednesday May 11, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Community Room

Starting Wednesday, May 11th, the second Wednesday of every month will be Family Game Night! Each month we will be having a special game night for families. We will list the game for that night and provide it, but welcome you to bring your own from home if you own it.

Trivial Pursuit Trivia Night

The first family game night will be a Trivia Night, Trivial Pursuit style!


6:30 P.M.

Chess Club Forming at the Library

If you’re interested in playing chess or would like to learn how to play, come to the Library for our Chess Night For All Ages.

We’ll have chess sets available for those who know how to play as well as a demo teaching board and handout sheets for those who would like to learn how to play or haven’t played the game in a while. We’ll also discuss forming a chess club at the library and dates and times for the club to meet.

If you have your own chess set and would like to bring it, feel free to do so.

Free and open to all ages and skill levels. Registration requested.

Call the library with questions or for more information.

Thursday, April 7th
11:00 a.m.

T’ai Chi is a low impact type of exercise in which slow, gentle movements are coordinated with breathing.  The meditative nature of T’ai Chi exercise is calming and relaxing and has been shown to benefit the cardio vascular system, strength, flexibility and balance.


Learn simple steps you can replicate on your own or in a group.  Please wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing and footwear your can easily slip off, if needed.


The Solvay-Geddes Historical Society will be starting up their monthly meetings on Monday, March  28th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room. These meetings are free and open to the public, so come and learn about different and interesting local history!

This month will have guest speaker Joyce Mills with a presentation entitled A Tisket, A Tasket, A Liverpool Basket, all about the basket making industry in Liverpool!

In honor of Good Friday, Solvay Public Library will be CLOSING EARLY on FRIDAY, MARCH 25TH at 3:00 P.M. The library will be CLOSED on SUNDAY, MARCH 27th for EASTER. Thank you and have a wonderful holiday.

Literacy Coalition
  • FREE BOOKS FOR KIDS! Sign up for FREE picture books for pre-school aged children through the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County. FREE BOOKS FOR KIDS! Sign up for FREE picture books for pre-school aged children through the Literacy Coalition of Onondaga County.
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