Seymour General Programs

Seymour programs are open to adults and teens, and unless noted are for general audiences. Registration is preferred, and for some programs it is required. Click here to register or call 523-INFO (4636) to register for Seymour programs. Books or materials for Seymour discussion groups may be checked out at the Seymour Checkout Desk.



Make a Beaded Spider for Necklace or Ornament

Tuesday, May 5
4-5:30 pm – Open to adults & teens
6-7:30 pm – Open to 20s & 30s
Led by beader Vickie Goldsberry
Minimum of 5 per class
Preregistration fee of $5 is required by April 28.

Knit & Crochet Night

Second & fourth Thursday of each month, 6:30 pm
May 14 & 18
June 11 & 25
July 9 & 23
Led by volunteer & experienced knitter & crocheter Georgiann Coons

Now is the time to learn to make something warm. Bring your needles or hooks & join in the fellowship. Beginning knitters, bring worsted weight yarn & size 7 or 8 needles. Beginning crocheters, bring worsted weight yarn & a J hook.

The Writing Group

Spilling Ink Writer’s Club
On a mid-month Saturday each month, 2-3:30 pm
May 16                         Guest: Young adult author Julia Karr
June 13                        Word Games Day
July 11                          Superhero Write-in Day
Led by Information Services Assistant & author Kathi Linz

Writers, while you are hibernating, get started on that novel. For help, encouragement & fellowship join our writer’s group and let the creative energy flow.

Make Digital Cards, Flyers & Newsletters

Learn to Use Microsoft Publisher
Tuesday, June 23, 6-7:30  pm
Location: Classroom
Presented by Information Services Clerk Susie Moman
Attendees must have computer skills.
Registration preferred by June 21





Fantastic Fiction

Third Friday of each month, 11 am
Led by volunteer Maxine Darlage
May 15                   Glitter & Glue by Kelly Corrigan
June 19                  Lost Horizon by James Hilton
July 17                    Defending Jacob by William Landay

Books By Night

Bimonthly on the fourth Wednesday, 6-7 pm
Led by volunteer Tim Decker
May 27                    Let Me Be Frank with You by Richard Ford
July 22                    Beyond Outrage: The Expanded Edition by Robert Reic

Books Night Out

New Book Discussion!
Friday, June 12, 7-8 pm
Led by Information Services Assistant Stephanie Sluder
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Location: Bullwinkle’s, 107 North Chestnut ST.
Open to those in their 20s & 30s
Bring money for a meal at the restaurant, if desired
Limit 9.
Registration required by June 10




Yu-Gi-Oh! Card Club

Every Tuesday, 2-6 pm
Every Friday, 2-5:45 pm
Location: Upstairs at tables near Swope Art Collection
Unlike computer games, Yu-Gi-Oh! doesn’t need batteries and won’t keep you glued to a screen. It does require face-to-face communication with other humans in the same room. It also requires thinking, planning & plotting. Come in and give it a try.

Cribbage Game Meetup

First & third Thursday of each month, 6 pm
May 7 & 21
June 4 & 18
July 2 & 16
Location: Upstairs at tables near Swope Art Collection

If you want to learn, come & join our new Cribbage Group!  If you want to share your expertise with others, come & join our cribbage group!  We will have cards & borrowed boards, but if you have boards you may bring them.

Set Up Your New Computer

Learn How to Set up Your New Computer & Install Antivirus Programs
Sunday, May 17, 2-3:30 pm
Presented by computer repair technician Scott Hibbs
Registration preferred by May 15

Learn a New Language With Pronunciator

Thursday, May 21, 6-7 pm
Saturday, June 27, 10-11 am
Tuesday, July 14, 2-3 pm
Presented by Information Services Assistant Kathi Linz
Location: Information Services Desk
Registration is not required

Learn how to use our new online resource in your own home.  This program is user friendly, easy & free!

Movie Rewind

Space Jam
Saturday, May 23, 2-4 pm
Presented by Information Services Assistant Stephanie Sluder
Open to those in their 20s & 30s
Registration preferred by May 21
Popcorn & drinks will be served

Make a Presentation with MS Powerpoint

Saturday, May 30, 10-11:30 am
Location: Classroom
Presented by Information Services Clerk Susie Moman
Attendees must have computer skills.
Registration preferred by May 28

Make a Hero Sandwich

A Nutritious & Quick Meal
Wednesday, June 3, 5-6 pm
Presented by Registered Dietitian & Purdue Extension Educator & Nutritionist Lauren Neuenschwander
Registration preferred by June 1
Minimum of 5 attendees

Escaped With Honor

Life Story of Korean War Veteran Charles Layton
Saturday, June 6, 2-3:30 pm
Presented by author & Korean War Veteran Charles Layton
Registration preferred by June 3

Find Your Family Hero

Genealogy for Beginners
Sunday, June 7, 2-3:30 pm
Presented by Information Services Assistant Janet Hensen
Registration required by June 5

Hero! The Life of Lincoln

Lively Lincoln Portrayer
Saturday, June 20, 2-3:30 pm
Presented by Lincoln portrayer David Wolfe
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Registration preferred by June 16

War Heroes in Seymour

Freeman Army Airfield
Tuesday, June 30, 6-7:30 pm
Presented by Freeman Field Museum Curator
Registration preferred by June 27

Heroes: The Underground Railroad in Jackson County

Tuesday, July 7, 6-7:30 pm
Sunday, July 12, 2-3:30 pm
Presented by Jackson County History Center President Dick Rumph
Registration preferred by July 5 & 10

Red Cross Heroes

How the American Red Cross Helps in Times of Emergencies
Tuesday, July 14, 6-7:30 pm
Presented by Red Cross Program Director Amanda Blackburn
Registration preferred by July 12


A Family Event for All Ages, Including Adult Activities
Saturday, July 18, 9 am-4 pm
Call 812-530-INFO (4636) for details!
Murder at the Superhero Peace Convention Mystery Party
Saturday, July 18, 12-3 pm
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
For those in their 20s & 30s
Registration is required by July 9