We are continuing our Dinner & a Movie Program, but at the new start time of 5:30 P.M. pack a picnic dinner or grab something delicious from your favorite takeout restaurant and head to the Library for a family movie night! Movies are typically rated G or PG unless stated otherwise. Bring your family, your friends and your own dinner or snacks!

This weeks movie is on September 3rd and is ‘BLENDED’ – RATED PG-13.
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite with Wedding Singer director Frank Coraci for this Warner Bros. romantic comedy about a terrible blind date that segues into a nightmare family vacation. Lauren (Barrymore) and Jim (Sandler) are two single parents just looking for love. In the wake of a blind date that turns disastrous, both agree that they’re better off single. Just when Lauren and Jim thought they would never see each other again, however, their two families end up at the same African safari resort for spring break. Could it possibly be that their relationship is so crazy it just might work?


September is National Library Card Sign-up Month! Library Card Sign-up Month is a celebration held each September during which librarians across the country remind parents and caregivers that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

A library card is a key resource in achieving academic success, and the library is the perfect place to spend quality family time together.

If you or your child do not yet have a library card, you can either sign up for one online at the Onondaga County Public Library website, or come into Solvay Public Library anytime. But, remember to bring: your official photo identification (such as your driver’s license) with current address and signature or two forms of identification, one with current address and one with a photo of you. If you do not have the required identification, ask a librarian or staff member and they will tell you how to get a card.

The Summer Reading Program may be finished, but there are still plenty of events happening at the library this Summer!

Tuesday, August 19 @ 3:00 P.M. – TEEN STEAM: Book Making

Wednesday, August 20 @ 6:00 P.M.- DINNER & A MOVIE: DisneyNature’s Bears

Thursday, August 21 @ 3:00 P.M. – BLASTOFF WITH BRIAN GAME DAY

Friday, August 22 @ 3:00 P.M.- CRAFT DAY: Rocket Ships

Saturday, August 23 @ 11:00 A.M. – FUNTASTIC SATURDAYS!: Ladybug Toss:

Tuesday, August 26 @ 3:00 P.M.- BOOK READERS & TAIL WAGGERS

Tuesday, August 26 @ 3:00 P.M. – TEEN STEAM: Make Your Own Costume Party

Wednesday, August 27 – DINNER & A MOVIE: Amazing Spider-Man 2

Thursday, August 28 @ 3:00 P.M. – BLASTOFF WITH BRIAN GAME DAY: Fair Day

Friday, August 29 @ 3:00 P.M. – CRAFT DAY: Football Fun

Saturday, August 30 @ 11:00 A.M. – FUNTASTIC SATURDAYS!: Cloudy, With a Chance of Fun


Friday, August 15, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community Room

Live zoo animals will visit the library with an educator from the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park. Will there be feathers…fur…scales…?

Free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.

This program was supported by funds from the New York State Library’s Family Literacy Library Services grant program.

Free Showing Wednesday, August 13 at 6:00 PM.
Part of our Dinner and a Movie series. Feel free to bring you own snacks and drinks.

The entire Muppets gang goes on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine-the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit the Frog-and his dastardly sidekick Dominic, aka Number Two.

Monday, August 4th at 11:00 AM Dan the Snakeman will be returning to Solvay Library and bringing some of his unique collection of reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates!

Dan’s shows were created to educate people of all ages about reptiles, helping the audience better understand and appreciate the special nature of these animals and their importance to the environment. His program offers a unique opportunity to experience many species of exotic reptiles. The audience is invited to interact with the animals on an up-close and personal level; viewing, touching, and asking questions are highly encouraged.

Ever wondered why Pop Rocks pop and soda goes fizz? The MOST brings you an exciting selection of experiments that fizz, boom and pop! You will be amazed, and dazzled as you learn the science behind them. This 45 minute interactive show is for people of all ages and designed to encourage further scientific experimentation!

Thursday, July 24th at 11:00 a.m.

Dinner and a Movie: Wednesday, July 23rd at 6:00 p.m. We provide the movie, you bring all the snacks and beverages you desire. This week we will be showing Heaven Is For Real. A young boy suffers a near-death experience in which he claims to have visited heaven in this earnest inspirational drama based on the best-selling book of the same name. When their young son Colton (Connor Corum) enters the hospital with a life-threatening illness, devastated parents Todd (Academy Award nominee Greg Kinnear) and Sonja Burpo (Kelly Reilly) are uncertain whether he will make it out of the operating room alive. But in what Colton’s doctors credit as ‘a miracle,’ he survives — and with an incredible story that seems to confirm the existence of heaven. Later, despite Colton’s accurate and intimate revelations about people he has never encountered — including his sister who died in utero and his late grandfather — skeptics hastily dismiss any possibility that the young boy’s fantastical claims could be true. Meanwhile, his astonished parents seek meaning in the alleged miracle that has turned their once-peaceful lives completely upside down.

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