All programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Children Teens Adults

Children's Programs

Fizz, Boom, Read!
2014 Summer Reading, Programs & Events for Children

Image of robot holding stack of books next to scientistWe're entering the home stretch...

Summer reading challenge participants - you still have a few days to record reading on your logs...last day is Saturday, August 16. Prize weeks begin on Monday, August 18. Bring the Boom Bucks you've collected during the summer to the Main or LaSalle Library between August 18 & 30 and trade them in for fun prizes!



Programs for the week of August 11 - 15

Image of Fizz, Boom, Read beakers and test tubesMad Scientists - for children ages 5 - 8
Explore science through stories, experiments, hands-on activities and crafts. Topics include weather, food science, music science, weird science and things that go boom. Presented through a grant from the Grigg-Lewis Foundation.
Main: Tuesdays August 12 @ 2:30pm
LaSalle: Wednesday August 13 @ 2:30pm

Yoga for Kids - Registration Required
Join us for a 30-minute yoga class for children led by Mindy Scime from Tree of Life Yoga Studio.
Main: Thursday, August 14 - 2:30 pm

Puppet Show @ the LaSalle Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue

Omnipresent Puppet Theater presents The Three Little Pigs
The Big Bad Wolf is back, and this time he's menacing three pigs just out on their own in the world. But the brick house is only half finished! A story of teamwork, as it takes all the pigs' efforts to complete the house before the wolf comes!
Friday, August 15 - 2:30pm

Family shows at LaSalle Library will be held in the auditorium on the second floor. Please call 283-8309 to register.




Fizz, Boom, Read!
2014 Summer Reading, Programs & Events for Children

Image of robot holding stack of booksWe're getting ready to kick off another summer of programming for children, featuring the science theme Fizz, Boom, Read! The Main Library and LaSalle Branch Library will be hosting family-friendly events in July and August through which participants can explore the amazing world of science. Children and families are also invited to participate in the summer reading challenge, through which preschoolers and elementary-aged children earn prizes and incentives for reading and participating in library activities during the summer.

Registration begins on June 30!

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Teen Programs

Teen Club
Want something different to do after school? Interested in meeting other teens? Like trying new things? Looking for volunteer hours?

Main Library
Every Wednesday
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library. To register, call 286-4906 or email cspatar@nioga.org

Adult Programs

Franchot Tone Film Series

Main Library Auditorium - 1425 Main Street
Wednesdays @ 2:30 pm

July 16 - September 3

August 13 - Phantom Lady (1944)
August 20 - Every Girl Should Be Married (1948)
August 27 - Jigsaw (1949)
September 3 - Advise and Consent (1962)

This film series is free and open to the public.