Programs

For the most complete and updated program information, please visit our Facebook page or
the Calendar of Events on this website. We offer more events than those listed in the brief overview below!
 

Have questions? You are welcome to call the Children's Room at 315-785-7709.
We're always happy to help! - Ms. Ashley and Ms. Meghin -

 

Battle of the Books

An exciting double elimination style tournament for grades 4-6!
Choose a team, read the books on the list, and have fun competing against other teams to get the questions right.
 
Registration for the 2017 competition is open through the month of March!
For a copy of the 2017 title list, please click here. 
This title list applies for the local competition on 4/29/17 and regional competition on 5/20/17.
 
The 2018 title list will release in September of 2017.
 


Big Events

Cupid's Workshop: Young Cupids work together with their caregivers or volunteers to create holiday treats for their sweets! (February)

Hop Into Spring: Enjoy crafts, face painting, refreshments, a special storytime, and more as we say goodbye to winter and welcome spring into the North Country. (March--cancelled for 2017 due to construction)

Appleumpkin: This celebration of the fall season features pumpkin painting, games, crafts, face painting and more. (October)

Trick or Treat @ Your Library: Stop by various stations throughout to grab your ghoulish Halloween treats! (October)

Elf Workshop: Young Elves create homemade holiday gifts with love! (December)


Story Times
 
Be sure to check out weekly storytimes! They are held right in the Children's Room.
**Please be aware that all library programs, including story times and excluding the local Battle of the Books competition, are cancelled through June 2017 due to construction.**
 
Baby TimeThursdays @ 9:30am; age 0 to 2 AND are not yet walking. 
A rhyming snuggle session for our littlest patrons and their caregivers!
 
Mother Goose on the Move: Thursdays @ 10:30am; age 0 to 2 AND are walking on their own.
Stories and songs for those toddlers who just want to go, go, go!
The Story Time Room is reserved for a special play time following the program.
 
Preschool Pals: Wednesdays @ 10:30am; age 3 to 5.
An interactive hour of stories, rhymes, and songs, followed by a simple craft.
Caregivers are encouraged to work with their children!
 
Family Fun Nights*: select Wednesdays @6:30pm; all ages welcome.
A fun half hour of crafting and stories! Stories are enjoyed while families
work together on various projects.
 
Have multiple ages? For the safety of all children, please attend the Story Time that
corresponds with the age of your oldest child. Thank you!
 
There are three storytime sessions per year:
 
January - April
July - Mid August
September - November
 
*Family Fun Nights do not follow these sessions!

Summer Reading Program

We encourage you to explore what we have to offer and read, read, read all summer!
By registering through Flower Library, your children will be eligible for prizes that
the whole family can enjoy at the end of the summer. (July - August)
 
 
Registration for our 2017 Summer Reading Program opens June 1st. Ages 0 through 18 are welcome to participate! 
You may begin tracking your reading right away, but may only claim tickets once a week starting on July 9th. 
Grand prizes will be drawn at our Final Party on August 17th (you do not have to be present to win).
 
Summer events for all ages are listed on our Facebook page or the Calendar of Events on this website!