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Summer 2022

Details still being added! Check back for additional info, and follow along @lowvillefreelibrary on Facebook!

We can’t wait to see you this summer! There’s tons of stuff going on–read on for a list of all the things we have going on this summer. You can also visit our calendar or social media to see everything there!

All events are free for children and families.

Reading Club

Join our summer reading club! Start your summer off with a Reading Kit, log your reading throughout the summer, find some fun treats, and get some Reading Mail!

Registration required (limited availability) for Reading Kits and Reading Mail–register for summer reading, and choose one or both!

Reading Kits pickup 6/27-7/16.

Smiling Stories

Tuesdays at 10:30 am

Join us for stories and an activity! Smiling Stories will be held on the lawn or in the community room of the library. All ages welcome, formatted for the younger set.

Fab Lab

Thursdays at 1 pm (8/4 Science Guy program, 2 pm)

Join us for reading and activities exploring the world. All ages welcome, formatted for mid-older elementary.

Craft Café

Every other Friday, 2p-4p (7/8, 7/22, 8/5)

Grown-ups and kids can come together to make a range of crafts (options for each age!). Drop in anytime during the program!

Build Stuff (+ Play Stuff)

Every other Friday, 2p-4p (7/15, 7/29, 8/12)

Drop in to imagine and build with the library’s collection of Legos, straws, Magnatiles, and coding toys (one room) and sensory toys for littles (one room). Something for all ages (including the grownups who come along!).

Kits and Crafts

Pickup and Curbside, available until gone

Pick up a bag of the pieces for a craft or activity!


June-October, Nature Trail at Lowville DEC

Visit the Lowville DEC Nature Trail to read a story (and do activities!). New story every month!

Storywalk® Event, 7/9 10a-12p (See details below!).

Special Events

Saturday, 7/9, 10a-1p, Storywalk® at Lowville DEC

Come to Lowville DEC for games, crafts, bubbles, and more! Read a new story, and bring a picnic lunch!

Saturday, 7/16, 10a-12p, Tie Dye Walk

Drop in to tie dye with us! Bring your own item or two–t-shirt, socks, bandana, etc–and we’ll have the dye and designs!

Thursday, 8/4, 2 pm, Science Guy

From Sci-Tech of NNY

Exciting science demonstration, including experiments, examples of scientific laws, science magic and illusions, and more!

Where you’ll find us this Summer

Other places you can find us this summer when we’re out and about:

Friday, 6/24, Food Truck Friday

Tuesday and Wednesday, 7/19-20, Lewis County Fair

Friday, 8/26, Food Truck Friday