August Events 2021

REMEMBER: ALL PROGRAMS, ACTIVITIES, EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY AND TO DO AT HOME ALL COUNT TOWARDS TICKETS FOR PRIZES AT THE END OF SUMMER READING. BE SURE TO INQUIRE ABOUT HOW TO MAKE THEM COUNT TOWARDS A TICKET. ALSO, ONLY KIDS WHO READ AT LEAST 12 HOURS WILL BE ENTERED INTO THE PRIZE DRAWINGS AT THE END OF SUMMER READING.

WANDERER’S REST DONATION DRIVE– We will be collecting for Wanderer’s Rest in Canastota NY during our summer reading program! Donations can be dropped off to the library during open hours and left by the circulation desk. Need to know what to donate? CLICK HERE! All DONATIONS MUST BE IN BY FRIDAY AUGUST 20, 2021!

Take-n-Make- Stop in Monday August 2-Friday August 6 and get your activity to do at home! This week will be kits for an Interactive Movie Night at home! Check out our Finding Nemo movie (or watch your own copy) and follow our guidelines/props in the kit to make the Finding Nemo movie greater than ever! Stop in and get your kit this week, while supplies last! (One kit per family!)

Outside Movie Night– Call of the Wild (2020 version) rated PGCANCELLED

Virtual Story Time- Join Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, as she reads books about Hungry Hungry Hippos on Tuesday August 3 at 11:00am on Facebook Live! Then stop into the library and get the craft activity to take home and do! (Craft kits are only available until Friday August 6, while supplies last.) Be sure to listen for a code word during the reading! Then let us know this word to get your ticket entered into the prize drawings at the end of summer reading! (Craft kits are for kids ages 3-9 ONLY!)

Classics with Chelle Week 5- Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm as our Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, reads on Facebook Live a classic book! Fun for kids and adults! (This will run July 7 through August 18). It will be live on Facebook until August 31, 2021 when it will be removed. Be sure to check out the movie, Homeward Bound, after as it was based on this book! Listen for a code word during the reading! Then let us know this word to get your ticket entered into the prize drawings at the end of summer reading!

ABC Zoo is Locked! Virtual Escape Room- Library Aide, Jennifer, will be needing your help on Friday August 6 at 7:00pm! We will be on Facebook Live waiting for you to help her get the zoo unlocked! Join in and comment in the chat to inform her what to do! Without you, she will be locked in forever! (Look for the Live link on Facebook at 7:00pm.)

In Library Makerspace- Blobfish Slime- No Take-n-Make this week as we couldn’t pass up making Blobfish Slime! There was no way to safely transport the materials to make this at home, so instead we have a makerspace here at the library. Come in from Monday August 9-Friday August 13 and create your own Blobfish Slime to take home. Make sure you follow all the safety rules we have in place and if another person/family is at the makerspace; come back later! (One slime per family please!)

Virtual Story Time- Join Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, as she reads books about Zoo Animals on Tuesday August 10 at 11:00am on Facebook Live! Then stop into the library and get the craft activity to take home and do! (Craft kits are only available until Friday August 13, while supplies last.) Be sure to listen for a code word during the reading! Then let us know this word to get your ticket entered into the prize drawings at the end of summer reading! (Craft kits are for kids ages 3-9 ONLY!)

Classics with Chelle Week 6- Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm as our Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, reads on Facebook Live a classic book! Fun for kids and adults! (This will run July 7 through August 18). It will be live on Facebook until August 31, 2021 when it will be removed. Be sure to check out the movie, Homeward Bound, after as it was based on this book! Listen for a code word during the reading! Then let us know this word to get your ticket entered into the prize drawings at the end of summer reading!

Water Game Night- Join us Friday August 13 at 6:30pm as we play some awesome, outside water games to enjoy the summer weather! Dress to get wet (bring a towel). Registration WILL NO LONGER BE NEEDED as per recent changes to state mandates. Face coverings and social distancing are not mandated for outside programs. (Masks and/or social distancing are optional by you, based on your comfort level.) Make sure to do library business BEFORE the program as the library closes at 7pm.

Take-n-Make- Stop in Monday August 16-Friday August 20 and get your activity to do at home! This week will HODGE PODGE week! If you missed a week stop in and see what crafts/kits from the prior 6 weeks we have left! Grab one kit to take home! (Only ONE kit per person. We are sorry if you missed more than one week, we only have a limited number of kits so choose the one you really want to do!) Craft kits are for kids ages 4-15 ONLY!

Virtual Story Time- Join Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, as she reads books about Little Red Riding Hood on Tuesday August 17 at 11:00am on Facebook Live! Then stop into the library and get the craft activity to take home and do! (Craft kits are only available until Friday August 20, while supplies last.) Be sure to listen for a code word during the reading! Then let us know this word to get your ticket entered into the prize drawings at the end of summer reading! (Craft kits are for kids ages 3-9 ONLY!)

Classics with Chelle Week 7- Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
Join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00pm as our Library Manager, Michelle Rounds, reads on Facebook Live a classic book! Fun for kids and adults! (This will run July 7 through August 18). It will be live on Facebook until August 31, 2021 when it will be removed. Be sure to check out the movie, Homeward Bound, after as it was based on this book! Listen for a code word during the reading! Then let us know this word to get your ticket entered into the prize drawings at the end of summer reading! (Classics with Chelle will return Wednesday September 8 at 7:00pm.)

Bizarre Animal Trivia Night- Join us anytime from 6:30pm-8:00pm for our Virtual Bizarre Animal Trivia on Thursday August 19! CLICK HERE to access the trivia game! See how many you can get right about Animals and be at the top of the leaderboard!

Illusionist Leon Etienne- POSTPONED until Friday September 20 at 6pm!

Summer Reading Ends!– Be sure to get all your reading records (kids) and book reviews (adults) in by 7pm on Friday August 20! Make sure you have turned in all your quests papers, completed as much of our games and contests as you can and last call for code words for our prize giveaway the following week! REMEMBER kids: only kids who have read AT LEAST 12 hours will be entered into the prize drawings! SO READ, READ, READ!

CLOSED– We will be closed on Monday August 23 for a death in the family. We will reopen Tuesday August 24 at 12pm.

Virtual Summer Reading Ceremony- Be sure to watch for the link on our Facebook page of our Awards ceremony for all of our graduates who read 12 or more hours on Wednesday August 25 at 7:00pm! Lots of great virtual awards parents can screenshot and print for the memory books! All prizes, etc. will be announced in this video! All prizes as well as the graduate’s completion certificates can be picked up starting Thursday August 26 during open hours. Thank you for spending the summer with us!

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