The Syracuse Public Library is closing at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Patrons are asked to come to the library from 10 p.m. to 2 p.m. to pick up prizes, check-out DVDs, use the computers, and any other activities that need to be taken care of on Saturday.
July is a big vacation time, and some of the staff are going to Chicago to look at new products at the National Library Association Conference. The conference occurs annually, but rarely in a city this close.
Activities During the Week
Everyone is welcome to come for popcorn and a movie at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Friday. Take a break from the heat at the library!
At 7 p.m. Monday, July 1, a meeting of the Friends will be held to plan the annual book sale. Join this short meeting at the library to prepare for the sale. Interested people who can work for two hours to set-up on Wednesday, July 31, or during one of the sale days from Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 1-3, should call the library at 574-457-3022 to leave a message for Allyson Ellis or Becky Brower.
Mark’s Ark is bringing some animals for petting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 2. Everyone is invited and no registration is required. People with young people visiting are welcome to come to the library for events like these.
At 2 p.m. on Wednesdays young people can play the game of LIFE. Teens that want an invitation to play in the Gametruck Party are reminded to read their four books.
Adult Book Club
The Wednesday Adult Book Club is reading Left Neglected by Lisa Genova and will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 10. The title of the book shows the discrepancy between the language of scientists and publishers. The author, who is a neuroscientist, describes the effects of damage to the right hemisphere of the brain.
“Left neglect” is the term used for the absence of awareness and feeling to the left side of the body. The story follows the care and adjustments of the victim and family following a traumatic car accident. Join the group by coming to the meeting. The staff of the Syracuse library is pleased provide help to get a copy of the book. Call the library at 574-457-3022 or place an Evergreen hold.