This summer there’s an Ocean of Possibilities here at the Library and we’re setting sail for some fun and learning. Come aboard with Ms. Jenna and Ms. Brynn for a whale of a good time. Events for families, teens, and children of all ages!
Call the Library at 315.655.9322 for more information. Underwater STEAM and Ocean Explorers program require registrations, click the links to do so. A tidal wave of thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring our summer events!
If books and reading be your pleasure, we’re charting a course to track time spent reading this summer.
Set up a READSQUARED account to keep track of your reading goals this summer & win prizes!
These events are for the whole family to enjoy! No reservations needed.
Teddy Bear Parade
July 2, 10:30AM
Join the Library for our annual kick off to the Fourth of July with the return of the Teddy Bear Parade! Meet Ms. Jenna & Ms. Brynn in Memorial Park at 10:30 on July 2. Come ready to join our parade down to the Library. Decorated bikes and scooters are welcomed and encouraged. Once we are at the Library lawn we will share stories, activities, and light refreshments.
Utica Zoo Mobile
July 5, 6PM
Families are invited to join us in the Library’s Betsy Kennedy Community Room to meet and greet animals from the Utica Zoo.
The Utica ZooMobile Presentation Program is an interactive program in which a Utica Zoo educator will bring a variety of live animals and related biofacts. Visit the Utica Zoo Mobile website.
Family Fishing Workshop
July 16, 7PM
National-International angling coach and mentor, Mr. Michael McGrath of McGrath & Associates will be conducting one of his informative family angling events located at the Cazenovia Public Library Community Room on July 16 at 10:30am. This event is designed for the whole family.
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
July 21, 6PM
Join Ms. Jenna and Ms. Brynn for a special evening Story Time for children and their stuffed animals. We will share bedtime books, songs and crafts with families before we tuck the Stuffed Animals in for an adventure after the Library closes.
Stuffed Animals will be available to be picked up in the Library’s Story Garden on Friday, July 22 after 10:30am.
Jeff the Magic Man
July 26, 7PM
Under the Sea Carnival
August 18, 5PM
Come celebrate the end of summer at the Library. This family friendly event will have games and activities for everyone to enjoy. A special Pirates! Show by Merry Mischief will entertain all ages.
(July 11-August 19)
Baby Story Time
Mondays • 10:30 AM • Story Garden
Virtual Story Time
Tuesdays• 1:00 PM • ONLINE
Facebook Live & Youtube
Family Story Time
Wednesdays • 10:30 AM • Creekside Park
Sensory Play Time
July 14th & July 29th • 10:30 AM • Children’s Area/Story Garden
Jellyfish ( Ages 5-10)
Wednesdays• 1:30PM- 3:00PM
Join us at the Library this summer as we set sail on an Oceans of Possibilities. Each week we will explore a different ocean through books, hands-on activities, crafts and more.
REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED.
Book Pirates Chapter Book Read Aloud
August 4th- Cancelled
August 11th- Cancelled
Students ages 5-10 are invited to join Ms. Brynn in chapter book read aloud this summer. Beginning on July 14, Ms. Brynn will read a few chapters each week from Michelle Nelson-Schmidt’s novel “Cordelia and the Whale”. Accompanying the reading will be themed activities and snacks.
Sea Lions (Ages 10-13)
Tuesdays • 3:30PM- 4:30PM
Children ages 10 to 13 are invited to set sail on an Oceans of Possibilities this summer where we will explore a different STEAM inspired challenge each week. Some of these projects include: a secret message in a bottle, creating a plastic bag plant basket, submarine science, and mythical sea creatures. REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED.
Wild & Wonderful Readers
Tuesdays • 3:30PM- 4:30PM
Peter and the Starcatchers
by Dave Berry & Ridley Pearson
Song of the Whale
by Lynne Kelly
Copies of books are available at the circulation desk to checkout. No registration is required.
Sharks (Ages 13-17)
Hey, Teens, come hang with us this summer during two fun events!
Registration required for both events
After Hours Lock in
Locked in the Library after closing? Sounds like fun! Teens are invited to a special after hours event at the Library. Join us for a fun evening of games, food, and activities after the Library is closed.
Teens are invited to the Library’s Community Room to have a glow party with music, snacks, and a glow in the dark dance party.
Please bring a plain white shirt to decorate.