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Ford Library Summer Programs

Mark Benjamin, Seneca Meadows Relations Director, presented the Ford Memorial Library with a $1,300
grant to fund the Rick Riordan inspired Camp Half-Blood. Youth ages 8 and up will be immersed in
mythology from diverse cultures while enjoying hands-on activities, including catapult launching, and
games with library staff. This is a must-attend camp for all Percy Jackson fans. Students may register for
one of two camp sessions: Fridays, July 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th from 12:30PM-2:30PM or August 6th – 19th, 10AM – 1PM. Registration is free, space is limited.

The Ford Library “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program will be held Wednesdays, 9:30AM – 11AM, at the Ovid Fire Hall on June 27th, July 11th, 18th & 25th. All ages can enjoy hands-on science activities, art, games and a summer reading challenge. No registration required. Children can pick up a reading log at the library and read to earn a free ice cream cone at Cayuga Creamery.

Comic Creation Camp returns July 30th – August 3rd, 10AM – 1PM. Students will learn how to write and illustrate their own comic and produce an anthology at the end of the week. Class fee is $15, scholarships are available. Registration is required. Camp is sponsored by the Finger Lakes Community Arts Grant and the Delavan Foundation. Make a Splash Teen Week will take place August 13th – 18th, 10AM – 1PM. Ages 12 and up will enjoy a wide-range of activities related to art, science, technology and epic super squirter battles. Registration is free, space is limited.

Please check our website for hours of operation during construction. To register for our programs:
contact@ovidlibrary.org or 607-869-3031.

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