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Library Closed
10-6 p.m.
 Library Closed
Monday, Jul. 4, 10-6 p.m.Library Closed
The Syracuse Public Library will close on Monday, July 4, in observation of Independence Day.
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Avengers Wall Hanging
5 p.m.
 Avengers Wall Hanging
Tuesday, Jul. 5, 5 p.m.Avengers Wall Hangin
At 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 5, make this Avengers Wall Hanging. There are three metallic colors to choose from, including blue, gold, or red. Register for this event.
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Whale of a Tale Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Whale of a Tale Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 6, 10:30 a.m.Whale of a Tale Stor
Children from birth to age 5 won't want to miss Whale of a Tale Storytime at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday during summer.
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Thursday, Jul. 7, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Friends Meeting
11 a.m.
 Friends Meeting
Thursday, Jul. 7, 11 a.m.Friends Meeting
Join the Friends of the Syracuse Public Library's November meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. Since the meeting occurs before the library opens, knock on the Harrison Street door to enter. The Friends meet at 11 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month unless there is a holiday.
Decluttering Support Group
12 p.m.
 Decluttering Support Group
Thursday, Jul. 7, 12 p.m.Decluttering Support
The Decluttering Support Group invites anyone who wants to talk about their relationship with things to a meeting at 12 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, in the downstairs meeting room.This group offers a nonjudgmental space and is confidential. The doors close shortly after 12 p.m. 
Reading With Baylee
2 p.m.
 Reading With Baylee
Thursday, Jul. 7, 2 p.m.Reading With Baylee
Baylee the Reading Dog​ will visit the library at 2 p.m. each Thursday, starting June 9 (and excluding June 30). Sign up to read to Baylee. She is excited to hear new stories this summer! This is a perfect opportunity for those wanting to practice reading.
WorkOne at the Library
3-5 p.m.
 WorkOne at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 7, 3-5 p.m.WorkOne at the Libra
Sara Swiger from WorkOne will be at the library from 3-5 p.m. each Thursday. Visit with her in the Rosalyn Jones Room to receive employment and unemployment help.
YA Video Gaming
4-7 p.m.
 YA Video Gaming
Thursday, Jul. 7, 4-7 p.m.YA Video Gaming
From 4-7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month, stop by the library's downstairs meeting room to play video games. The Library has the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and X-Box. You can bring your own Nintendo 3DS and sync it to the game.
In the Garden Book Discussion
4:30 p.m.
 In the Garden Book Discussion
Thursday, Jul. 7, 4:30 p.m.In the Garden Book D
For July, In the Garden will read Chapter 7 of “Nature’s Best Hope” by Douglas W. Tallamy in addition to the adult book club’s July pick, “World of Wonders” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil (see details on page 3).The group will discuss “Nature’s Best Hop...read more
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Friday, Jul. 8, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Special Guest Performer: Silly Safari’s Animal Show
10:30 a.m.
Special Guest Performer: Silly Safari’s Animal Show
Friday, Jul. 8, 10:30 a.m.Special Guest Perfor
Preschoolers through Six Graders and their families are invited to watch Silly Safari's Animal Show at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 8!
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Monday, Jul. 11, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Mahjong
10:15 a.m.
 Mahjong
Monday, Jul. 11, 10:15 a.m.Mahjong
Players of all skill levels are welcome to attend Mahjong at 1 p.m. each Monday in the downstairs meeting room.
Make It Mondays
3 p.m.
 Make It Mondays
Monday, Jul. 11, 3 p.m.Make It Mondays
Come at 3 p.m. each Monday when the library is open for Make It Mondays, where children will make a variety of things and learn about the sea. This program is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Superhero Mini Pallet Coaster Project
5 p.m.
Superhero Mini Pallet Coaster Project
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 5 p.m.Superhero Mini Palle
Make a mini pallet coaster of your favorite superhero's symbol at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 12.
Family Night Out
5:30 p.m.
 Family Night Out
Tuesday, Jul. 12, 5:30 p.m.Family Night Out
Do you like treasure? If yes, you won’t want to miss Family Night Out at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 12. Children will dig out treasures for a chance to uncover gift cards from Coffee Depot, Brook Pointe Resort, and Pizza King. These finds will be limited to one per family. While digging for treas...read more
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Whale of a Tale Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Whale of a Tale Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 13, 10:30 a.m.Whale of a Tale Stor
Children from birth to age 5 won't want to miss Whale of a Tale Storytime at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday during summer.
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Thursday, Jul. 14, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Reading With Baylee
2 p.m.
 Reading With Baylee
Thursday, Jul. 14, 2 p.m.Reading With Baylee
Baylee the Reading Dog​ will visit the library at 2 p.m. each Thursday, starting June 9 (and excluding June 30). Sign up to read to Baylee. She is excited to hear new stories this summer! This is a perfect opportunity for those wanting to practice reading.
WorkOne at the Library
3-5 p.m.
 WorkOne at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 14, 3-5 p.m.WorkOne at the Libra
Sara Swiger from WorkOne will be at the library from 3-5 p.m. each Thursday. Visit with her in the Rosalyn Jones Room to receive employment and unemployment help.
Superhero Pegboard Wall Hanging Project
5 p.m.
Superhero Pegboard Wall Hanging Project
Thursday, Jul. 14, 5 p.m.Superhero Pegboard W
Make this comic book pegboard at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 14. It's made of wood with two wooden pegs and a superhero cutout. There are several different silhouettes to choose from.
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Friday, Jul. 15, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Fabulous Fridays
10:30 a.m.
 Fabulous Fridays
Friday, Jul. 15, 10:30 a.m.Fabulous Fridays
Come create fun projects at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays during summer reading when special guest performers are not visiting the library.
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The Workshop
11 a.m.
 The Workshop
Saturday, Jul. 16, 11 a.m.The Workshop
Adults are welcome to attend The Workshop at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16. This writing group is for writers of all levels, seeking a chance to share their works and gain advice.
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Monday, Jul. 18, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Mahjong
10:15 a.m.
 Mahjong
Monday, Jul. 18, 10:15 a.m.Mahjong
Players of all skill levels are welcome to attend Mahjong at 1 p.m. each Monday in the downstairs meeting room.
Make It Mondays
3 p.m.
 Make It Mondays
Monday, Jul. 18, 3 p.m.Make It Mondays
Come at 3 p.m. each Monday when the library is open for Make It Mondays, where children will make a variety of things and learn about the sea. This program is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
Board Meeting
5:45 p.m.
 Board Meeting
Monday, Jul. 18, 5:45 p.m.Board Meeting
The Syracuse Public Library's Board of Trustees will meet at 5:45 p.m. Monday, July 18, in the downstairs meeting room.
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Adult Book Club (Zoom)
6 p.m.
 Adult Book Club (Zoom)
Tuesday, Jul. 19, 6 p.m.
For July, the adult book club will read “World of Wonders” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.“World of Wonders” is a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us. As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the g...read more
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Trail Cleanup
10 a.m.
 Trail Cleanup
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 10 a.m.
SPL continues to clean a segment of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail along Main Street.If you are interested in helping, meet at the library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, to pick up litter.Then at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, the Gator will be used to sweep the trail. 
Whale of a Tale Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Whale of a Tale Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 10:30 a.m.Whale of a Tale Stor
Children from birth to age 5 won't want to miss Whale of a Tale Storytime at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday during summer.
YA Game Night
4-6 p.m.
 YA Game Night
Wednesday, Jul. 20, 4-6 p.m.YA Game Night
From 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, drop into the teen room upstairs to play various board games. It's a perfect way to escape the heat this summer.Teens, Young Adults, and New Adults are welcome!
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Thursday, Jul. 21, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Adult Book Club (In-Person)
1 p.m.
 Adult Book Club (In-Person)
Thursday, Jul. 21, 1 p.m.
For July, the adult book club will read “World of Wonders” by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.“World of Wonders” is a collection of essays about the natural world, and the way its inhabitants can teach, support, and inspire us. As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the g...read more
Reading With Baylee
2 p.m.
 Reading With Baylee
Thursday, Jul. 21, 2 p.m.Reading With Baylee
Baylee the Reading Dog​ will visit the library at 2 p.m. each Thursday, starting June 9 (and excluding June 30). Sign up to read to Baylee. She is excited to hear new stories this summer! This is a perfect opportunity for those wanting to practice reading.
WorkOne at the Library
3-5 p.m.
 WorkOne at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 21, 3-5 p.m.WorkOne at the Libra
Sara Swiger from WorkOne will be at the library from 3-5 p.m. each Thursday. Visit with her in the Rosalyn Jones Room to receive employment and unemployment help.
Captain America Shield Painting
5 p.m.
 Captain America Shield Painting
Thursday, Jul. 21, 5 p.m.Captain America Shie
Paint Captain America's shield at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 21. This is painted on an 8x10 canvas.
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Friday, Jul. 22, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Fabulous Fridays
10:30 a.m.
 Fabulous Fridays
Friday, Jul. 22, 10:30 a.m.Fabulous Fridays
Come create fun projects at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays during summer reading when special guest performers are not visiting the library.
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Monday, Jul. 25, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Mahjong
10:15 a.m.
 Mahjong
Monday, Jul. 25, 10:15 a.m.Mahjong
Players of all skill levels are welcome to attend Mahjong at 1 p.m. each Monday in the downstairs meeting room.
Make It Mondays
3 p.m.
 Make It Mondays
Monday, Jul. 25, 3 p.m.Make It Mondays
Come at 3 p.m. each Monday when the library is open for Make It Mondays, where children will make a variety of things and learn about the sea. This program is for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Pet Collage Art Project
5 p.m.
 Pet Collage Art Project
Tuesday, Jul. 26, 5 p.m.Pet Collage Art Proj
Is your pet your superhero? Come and make a collage art of your pet. In addition to registering for this project, turn in a picture of your pet beforehand so we can print it. This program will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 26. 
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
Trail Cleanup
8:30 a.m.
 Trail Cleanup
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 8:30 a.m.
SPL continues to clean a segment of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail along Main Street.If you are interested in helping, meet at the library at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, to pick up litter.Then at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, the Gator will be used to sweep the trail. 
Whale of a Tale Storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Whale of a Tale Storytime
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 10:30 a.m.Whale of a Tale Stor
Children from birth to age 5 won't want to miss Whale of a Tale Storytime at 10:30 a.m. each Wednesday during summer.
YA Book Club
4-5 p.m.
 YA Book Club
Wednesday, Jul. 27, 4-5 p.m.YA Book Club
This summer there will be a new Teen Book Club! Teens, Young Adults, and New Adults are encouraged to participate from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, in the Rosalyn Jones/teen room. 
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Superhero Escape Room
12-8 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Thursday, Jul. 28, 12-8 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
In the Garden Field Trip
11 a.m.
 In the Garden Field Trip
Thursday, Jul. 28, 11 a.m.In the Garden Field
WACF's Between-Lakes-Preserve
In the Garden will take another field trip to WACF's Between-the-Lakes Preserve at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 28; meet there.To learn more about the destination or to join the In the Garden mailing list, email Becky Brower at bbrower@syracuse.lib.in.us. 
Reading With Baylee
2 p.m.
 Reading With Baylee
Thursday, Jul. 28, 2 p.m.Reading With Baylee
Baylee the Reading Dog​ will visit the library at 2 p.m. each Thursday, starting June 9 (and excluding June 30). Sign up to read to Baylee. She is excited to hear new stories this summer! This is a perfect opportunity for those wanting to practice reading.
WorkOne at the Library
3-5 p.m.
 WorkOne at the Library
Thursday, Jul. 28, 3-5 p.m.WorkOne at the Libra
Sara Swiger from WorkOne will be at the library from 3-5 p.m. each Thursday. Visit with her in the Rosalyn Jones Room to receive employment and unemployment help.
Anime Club
4-7 p.m.
 Anime Club
Thursday, Jul. 28, 4-7 p.m.Anime Club
SPL's Anime Club meets from 4-7 p.m. on the last Thursday of the month. Come watch anime and make a craft.
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Superhero Escape Room
10-6 p.m.
 Superhero Escape Room
Friday, Jul. 29, 10-6 p.m.Superhero Escape Roo
Loki has taken the tesseract! S.H.I.E.L.D. needs your help to solve a series of clues the god of mischief left behind in his wake! From now until the end of July, try your hand at solving Syracuse Public Library's Superhero Escape Room during library hours! Registration is no longer required for...read more
End of Summer Party
10:30-2:30 p.m.
 End of Summer Party
Friday, Jul. 29, 10:30-2:30 p.m.End of Summer Party
Wrap up summer reading with a party at 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday, July 29. There will be Sno Cones, splatter painting and playing with giant bubbles.
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Train Presentation
1 p.m.
 Train Presentation
Saturday, Jul. 30, 1 p.m.
Craig Berndt will come to the Syracuse Public Library at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 30, to share his research on the Medusa to Waubee train. Come learn about this interesting piece of local history.
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