Summer is winding down and I’m sure everyone’s excited to go back to school! So, starting in SEPTEMBER, our THURSDAY GAME DAY and FRIDAY CRAFTS will now be starting at 4:00 p.m. Stop by after school with all your friends and have some fun at Solvay Public Library!

August 2016 Family Movie Night Schedule

All movie showings are every other Wednesday at 5:30 P.M. in the Community Room.


Wednesday, August 3rdBarbershop: The Next Cut

Wednesday, August 17thThe Angry Birds Movie

Wednesday, August 31stThe Jungle Book

*For more movie showings and details, go to Movie Showings tab at the top of the page or click the link Family Movie Night.

SUMMER READING PIZZA PARTY

As summer reading winds down and everyone continues to log in their books, Geddes Banks is sponsoring a PIZZA PARTY for anybody who has read at least 1 book this summer! So join us on Wednesday, August 17 at 4:30 p.m. for pizza, drinks, raffles and more, followed by a showing of the Angry Birds Movie at 5:30 p.m.!

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Wednesday August 10th
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.

Pictionary

This month we will be playing the drawing game Pictionary. Pictionary is a guessing word game published by Hasbro since 1994 after acquiring the games business of Western Publishing. The game is played with teams with players trying to identify specific words from their teammates’ drawings.

Fancy Nancy Tea Party

Saturday, August 6th
11:00 a.m.

Come be fancy at the library at our fabulous soiree! Dress up in your fanciest clothes for a Fancy Nancy Tea Party! We’ll be doing a craft project and snacks will be served. For Ages 3-8.

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Wednesday, August 3rd @ 11:00 a.m.

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.

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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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.
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  • Video Lectures College classes on video…for free!! Variety of topics.
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