Archive for July, 2013

Thursday August 1, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community Room

MOST Presents Dig Into Dirt: The Secrets of the Soil

What is the difference between dirt and soil? Where does this seemingly magical material come from? We will learn what kind of creatures call the soil home and why humans should learn to love the stuff too! This is an interactive science show presented by the MOST’s educators who will dig deep into the world of soil.

This program is free and open to the public. All ages welcome.

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

Tuesday July 30, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Community Room

The Lafayette Community Band performs a free outdoor concert at the Solvay Public Library. The concert will be held outside on the Library’s back patio. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. A fun event for the whole family!

The Lafayette Community Band is an all-volunteer group of about 30 musicians from all over the Central New York region. Musicians play a variety of music -marches, show music, popular music , classical, folk music – something for everyone!

The program runs approximately 40 minutes and is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome!

In the event of rain, an alternate location will be announced.

Wednesday July 17, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community Room
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The Museum of the Earth returns to Solvay Library!

Dig Into Reading with the the Museum of the Earth when they return to Solvay Library for another visit with their popular Dinosaur Science Program!

Have you ever touched a real dinosaur bone? What are the differences between T. rex and Velociraptor claws? Discover the clues scientists use to reconstruct dinosaurs and other ancient animals! Learn to separate fact from fantasy and the principles of the scientific process by examining fossils of the largest animals ever to live on land.

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

Every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. during the summer, Solvay Public Library is pleased to host a special story hour for children and their families. Pajama Storytime is for sleepy kids (and their siblings) who love to be read to before bed. Grab your teddy bears, wear your pajamas and join us for a fun evening of stories, songs, crafts and a bedtime time snack. Open to all ages. No registration required. July 9 through August 28.

Thursday July 11, 2013
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Community Room
Moreland the Magician visits the Library with a brand new character!

‘Klondike Dave’ is a gold prospector from the Old West who’s sure there’s some sort of treasure buried at each and every library, and he’s determined to dig it up! Want to help him find it? Join ‘Klondike Dave’ for a high-energy show packed with magic, comedy, mystery, puppetry, and audience participation.

The program is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Program approximately one hour.

This program is supported by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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