Exciting Events at the Cortland Free Library

Cortland Free Library. (Photo provided).

Every week, the Cortland Free Library offers a variety of events and youth services for kids and teens to participate and enjoy.

This week, there will be many events for not just kids to enjoy, but for the whole family to do so as well.

The week will kick off on a high note, with local illustrator, Jacob Souva sharing his newest book, "Pedro's Pan; A Gold Rush Story" today at 6 p.m.

The first 20 families will receive a free and signed copy of the book.

Then at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday there will be a baby and toddler time for children from the ages of birth to two-years-old, where there will be fun rhymes, stories and songs being played.

At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, kids will be going on a field trip to the SUNY Cortland Planetarium, which is located at Bowers Hall. However, for this specific event, registration is required with there only being limited spots. The trip will end at 6 p.m.

Right after, at 6 p.m. Chess Club will be held for kids and teens of all ages. There will be lessons on the basics of the game if you are a beginner. So it does not matter if you are an expert or beginner.

On Thursday at 10:30 a.m., there will be story time for kids age three to five. Kids will be able to enjoy songs, stories and other activities at this time.

Then at 4 p.m., there will be a Teen Movie Night premiering "Pacific Rim," open for kids of ages 12 to 18.

Then on Friday, it will be the last day to vote for the winner of LEGO Creations Contest.

Following to end this week of events on Saturday, the Cortland Free Library will host a Summer Reading Finale Party starting at 10:30 a.m.

There will be food, games and prizes at the event.

The winners of the LEGO Creation Contest will also be announced at the party.

For more information, please visit the Cortland Free Library Youth Services on Facebook.