August Newsletter
Upcoming Events
Summer Reading Program June 25 - August 20 Kids & Teens: Complete reading logs and/or bingo sheets for stickers, free books, entries into the grand prize drawing, and charms/beads for your necklace. Adults: Complete book reviews for entries into the grand prize drawings. Participate in person or online with READSquared

Community Days
8/10 - Cornell Cooperative Ext.
8/17 - Child Care Council
8/24 - Humane Society

Parks program
8/6 - Bergman & Infinity Drumming
8/11 - Lillian Dickson
8/18 - Jackson-Taylor & Infinity Drumming

Drumming Workshop
at the library
8/11 - Front lawn
Waffle Party
August 20 | 11:00 - 1:00

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with a Narwahl and Jelly storytime and waffle bar! Summer Reading winners will be announced, and prizes will be given out! 

Storytime - Narwal & Jelly: Unicorn of the Sea: 11:00-11:30
Summer Reading Prizes: 11:30-11:45
Waffle Bar and games: 11:45-1:00

We request reading logs and bingo sheets be submitted by August 19th. 
Kids & Teens
  • Duplo set
  • Pete the Cat story set
  • Picasso Tiles
  • 3D printing pen
  • LEGO set
  • "Trouble" board game
  • Lego Bonsai tree
  • Cinema lightbox sign
  • Wireless earbuds
  • Samsung tablet & case
  • Samsung tablet
  • $50 Dot's Gift Boutique gift card
  • $25 Good Neighbor Bookstore gift card
Prizes are funded through grants from the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System, as well as patron donations. 
Teen Programs
Book Club - Late Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo | August 11th @ 5:00 pm
Trivia Night - End of Summer Reading celebration for teens | August 19th @ 5:30 pm

Urban Wildlife Walk
August 6th | 10:30 - 12:00

Join Twan Leenders, CWC’s Ecological Restoration Manager, to walk along the Chadakoin River Basin to learn about the living shorelines that prevent erosion and keep pollutants out of the river. Participants will meet at the library before walking to the river.

This program will involve walking outdoors, so please prepare accordingly.

Questions? Call the library at 716-484-7135.

Monarch Festival
August 26th | 10:00 - 4:00
At the Audubon

This day-long educational festival celebrates the life and beauty of one of the best-known native butterflies: the Monarch. Audubon raises more than 100 Monarchs each year to help boost their population and hosts the Monarch Butterfly Festival to educate the public about this unique butterfly. The library will have a table at this festival!
Half-Off Booksale
September 1st - 3rd

Hardcovers: $1.00
Paperbacks: $0.50
Monday - Fridays
3:30 - 5:00

Sensory Play
11:00 - 12:15

Monday Morning Makers
10:30 - 11:30

Computer Classes
Intro to Social Media
Monday 9/12

Sign up: 716-484-7135 x226
First Years
Tuesdays | 10:30

Early Learning
Wednesdays | 10:30

Minecraft Club
Mondays & Thursdays

Sign up: 716-484-7135 x234

Creative Writing Group
Wednesdays 3:00-4:00

Crafting & Community
Thursdays 5:00-7:00
This month:
Wet Felting & Natural Dyeing

Coloring Creative
Fridays | All day

Mondays & Tuesdays 4:00 - 7:00
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