Summer Reading Celebration

Let's celebrate our Summer Reading Successes!  Join us on Friday, August 2 at 6 pm at the library to celebrate.  We wills tart at the library for a strolling storytime and then make our way to the Homer Village Green.  The library staff will compete against the village police in an obstacle course and then we will announce grand prize winners and enjoy ice cream sundaes.  All are welcome to participate.

Let's Have an Adventure!

Join us this summer for an adventure or two or three! We have scheduled three programs all on Tuesdays at 6 pm that are open to all ages, children, teens and adults.
On Tuesday, July 30th join us for a LEGO Adventure, find out the challenge when you arrive.
On Tuesday, August 13th join us for an Adventure with Paint! We will have pendulum paint and spin art and maybe even some squirt gun painting. All supplies will be provided. Please register:

FLX Library Road Trip

Take the #FLXLibraryRoadTrip this summer! Begin your journey with a map of all 33 FLLS libraries across Cayuga, Cortland, Seneca, Tioga, and Tompkins counties. Start at any library, anytime, & explore the wonders of libraries. Remember to discover what each community has to offer! Participate in the #FLXLibraryRoadTrip  from July 1-August 31, 2024. More info at

This Week at the Library

A Calendar of Events

Monday, July 22

  Nifty Knitters 1p

  New Adult Book Club 6:30p

Tuesday, July 23

  Points of View Book Club 6:30p

Wednesday, July 24

  Knee High Story Time 9a Zoo Animals

  Lunchtime Tales 12p Olympics and Sports

Thursday, July 25

  Jr High Book Club 6p

Knee High Story Time

Knee High Story Time meets on Wednesday mornings at 9am for stories, songs, rhymes and a craft geared toward toddler and preschool age children.  No registration necessary.


Arm Chair Travel

Travel to Europe and Asia while sitting in the comfort of the library.  On Thursday, August 8th at 6 pm we will travel vicariously to Ireland, England, China, Portugal and Italy.  We have local folks who have recently traveled to these countries and will briefly tell us about their experiences.  Our refreshements will reflect the countries we "visit".  Registration is preferred:


Points of View Book Club

The Points of View Book Club meets at Phillips Free Library on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm.  The book club is for adults to discuss novels centered on characters with diverse cultures, ethnicities and life experiences.  The book for August is Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P Manansala.  Email to register or with book club questions.

Next Week at the Library

A Calendar of Events

Monday, July 29

  Nifty Knitters 1p

Tuesday, July 30

  Adventure with LEGOs 6p

Wednesday, July 31

  Knee High Story Time 9a Dance Around

  Lunchtime Tales 12p Space Travel

  Last Day to report for Summer Reading!

Thursday, August 1

  Yoga #1 of 5 10:30a

Friday, August 2

  Summer Reading Celebration 6p

Early Literacy Activity Calendar

July 2024

Check out this early literacy activity calendar, good for toddler through early elementary children.  There are daily activities, songs, rhymes, book suggestions and more.


Upcoming Book Discussions

for Adults

Tuesday, July 23 6:30 pm

What Happened to Ruthy Ramirez by Claire Jimenez

Tuesday, August 27 6:30 pm

Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P Manansala

Tuesday, September 24 6:30 pm

Afterlife by Julia Alvarez

Tuesday, October 22

Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

Email for more information and to register


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