LIBRARY SCAVENGER HUNT!

ALL DAY! MONDAY, JULY 25TH

There’s so much to explore at the library! Today we’re having a great summer library adventure challenge with a Library Scavenger Hunt. Stop by the library’s circulation desk and pick up a list of clues. Explore the library to find the items and win a special prize for completing the scavenger hunt challenge.

The Library Scavenger Hunt is free and open to all children ages 5-17.

READY, SET, SPIN! KEEP MOVING!
THE MOST TRAVELING SCIENCE SHOW!

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27TH
11:00 A.M.


Have you ever wondered why golf balls have dimples, how ice skaters spin so fast, or if you could bounce a basketball on the moon? All around the world people play. Although our games vary, science rules do not change. Yet if we understand the rules we can push the boundaries. Join us as we explore the why and how of play on our perpetually spinning planet, and beyond! The MoST Summer Library Program will bring a 45-minute interactive demonstration Ready, Set, Spin!: Keep moving!


HARRY POTTER DAY PARTY

SATURDAY, JULY 23RD
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Join us for a day of crafts, treats, potions and other magical, Harry Potter related fun! If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you can’t miss this!

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SUPERHERO COSTUME PARTY

Friday, July 22
2:00 p.m.

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Come dressed as your favorite hero and learn all about heroes!

Heroes can be every day heroes like Police Officers, Firemen, Military, EMTs.

You can also dress up as your favorite cartoon character, superhero, game character, or singer.

Participate in a craft,  have some snacks, and enjoy all sorts of superhero fun!

ZOO TO YOU
Friday, July 15
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community Room

Live animals will be at Solvay Public Library, along with an educator to teach us all about our new furry and scaly friends. You never know what kind of exciting and unique animals will be visiting us this year!

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.

Wednesday July 13, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Community Room

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.

Scattegoires

This month we will be playing the card game Scattergories, a creative-thinking category-based party game originally published by Parker Brothers in 1988.  The objective of the 2-to-6-player game is to score points by uniquely naming objects within a set of categories, given an initial letter, within a time limit.

Monday July 11th
9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

It’s Colorpalooza Day! A coloring day for the whole family. Stop by the Circulation Desk any time during the day today and pick up a Colorpalooza Day bag. It’s a special library bag that you can color. Inside you’ll find bookmarks and coloring pages of all kinds ready for coloring.

The library will have markers, colored pencils and crayons available for you to use and all you have to provide is your creativity!

Stop by the library today for some coloring fun! It’s free and open to all ages. Everyone is invited!

Are you a chess player looking for new opponents? Or have you never played but want to learn?   Then come to the Solvay Library for either our Chess Club or Drop-In Chess Days!

The Chess Club meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. , while you can drop on in and play chess every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm. 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.

THURSDAY BLASTOFF WITH BRIAN GAME DAY AND FRIDAY CRAFT DAY ARE NOW STARTING AT 2:00 P.M. FOR THE SUMMER STARTING IN JULY! BE SURE TO COME JOIN THE FUN  AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS.

TEEN SCENE WILL STILL BE EVERY TUESDAY AT 5:00 P.M. SEE ALL THE DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES ON THE TEEN SCENE SCHEDULE.

ON YOUR MARK, GET SET…READ!

Coming Monday, June 27th! Visit our Summer Reading Page for more information on how to sign up and on all the different activities we will be having this summer at Solvay Public Library! Don’t forget about SUMMER READING SIGN-UP DAY on Thursday, June 30th at 2:00 p.m. There will be snacks, juice and computers to show you how to register and log in your books for the Summer Reading Program!

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.
Library Academy
  • Encyclopedias, Databases & Directories Available for free to OCPL cardholders.
  • Learning Express Practise tests, resume tips, computer tutorials, e-books
  • Lynda.com Free online learning site to help you pursue your personal and professional goals. A library of over 3,000 courses that includes over 130,00 videos on topics related to business, web development, Micrsoft Office and more.
  • More Education Links Compiled by librarians from OCPL.
  • Video Lectures College classes on video…for free!! Variety of topics.
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