Children's Programs

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 Call 585-340-8720 to register or click on the registration link to register online.

 

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
2016-09-26
10:30  am - 11:00  am
Age Level: 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).  PRESCHOOL
Mondays or Thursdays; 10:30 – 11:00 am or Tuesdays; 11:00 – 11:30 am A weekly storytime session of stories, songs, and finger plays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver. This session will begin, Monday, September 19, 2016 – April, 2017. (* No storytimes on Mondays, October 10, November 14; Tuesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 24.)
 


TERRIFIC TWOS
2016-09-26
9:40  am - 10:05  am
Age Level: 2 yrs. - 2 yrs.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).  TERRIFIC TWOS
Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays; 9:40 – 10:05 am A weekly session of stories, songs, and finger plays for children age 2 will run from September 26- December 7, 2016. Parent or caregiver must attend with the child.
 


EVENING PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
2016-09-27
6:45  pm - 7:15  pm
Age Level: 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).  EVENING PRESCHOOL
Tuesdays; 6:45 – 7:15 pm A weekly session of stories, songs, and finger plays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver. This session will run from Tuesday, September 27 – December 13, 2016.
 


PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
2016-09-27
11:00  am - 11:30  am
Age Level: 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).<br /><br /><br />  PRESCHOOL
Mondays or Thursdays; 10:30 – 11:00 am or Tuesdays; 11:00 – 11:30 am A weekly storytime session of stories, songs, and finger plays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver. This session will begin, Monday, September 19, 2016 – April, 2017. (* No storytimes on Mondays, October 10, November 14; Tuesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 24.)
 


TERRIFIC TWOS
2016-09-27
9:40  am - 10:15  am
Age Level: 2 yrs. - 2 yrs.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).  TERRIFIC TWOS
Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays; 9:40 – 10:05 am A weekly session of stories, songs, and finger plays for children age 2 will run from September 26- December 7, 2016. Parent or caregiver must attend with the child. (* No storytimes on Mondays, October 10, November 14, Wednesday, November 23. Siblings welcome.)
 


TERRIFIC TWOS
2016-09-28
9:40  am - 10:05  am
Age Level: 2 yrs. - 2 yrs.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).<br /><br /><br />  TERRIFIC TWOS
Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays; 9:40 – 10:05 am A weekly session of stories, songs, and finger plays for children age 2 will run from September 26- December 7, 2016. Parent or caregiver must attend with the child. (* No storytimes on Mondays, October 10, November 14, Wednesday, November 23. Siblings welcome.)
 


PRESCHOOL STORYTIME
2016-09-29
10:30  am - 11:00  am
Age Level: 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.

PRESCHOOL Mondays or Thursdays; 10:30 – 11:00 am or Tuesdays; 11:00 – 11:30 am A weekly storytime session of stories, songs, and finger plays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver. This session will begin, Monday, September 19, 2016 – April, 2017. (* No storytimes on Mondays, October 10, November 14; Tuesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 24.)  Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).


 


BABY LAP SIT STORYTIME
2016-09-30
10:00  am - 10:30  am
Age Level: 0 mos. - 1 yr.

Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).  Fridays; 10:00 – 10:30 am A seven week session of stories, songs, and finger plays for infants to pre-walkers will run September 30 – December 2, 2016.
 


WEE WALKERS PLAYTIME
2016-09-30
11:30  am - 12:15  pm
Age Level: 1 yr. - 2 yrs.

A special weekly class for children 12-23 months old and their parents/caregivers will run September 30 – December 2, 2016. Enjoy some playtime & socialization with your child through stories, songs and rhymes that stimulate your child’s growing mind!  Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).



 


MINECRAFT MONDAYS
2016-10-03
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

GRADES 2 - 8   Meet up with other Minecraft fans at the library! Bring your own device with the game on it or play the PC version on a library laptop. Some licenses are provided, but bring your own username and password if you have one.
Registration is not required.
 


STORIES 'N' CRAFTS WEDNESDAYS
2016-10-03
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

For children in grades K-4   October 5, November 2, November 30, December 21 ; 4:15 – 5:15 pm

Stories and a theme-related craft for children in kindergarten through fourth grade will meet on the above Wednesdays.
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, September 21, Register separately for each one by phone or online.
 


LIBRARY LEGO LAB
2016-10-07
2:00  pm - 3:30  pm

For children ages 6-11   Do you love to build with Legos? Come join other Lego fans for our Library Lego Lab! We’ll provide all the Legos, you bring your imagination. Creations will be photographed then dismantled for our next Lego Lab!
REGISTRATION begins Friday, September 23 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, September 30 for all others.
 


NATIONAL PIZZA MONTH CELEBRATION
2016-10-10
1:00  pm - 2:30  pm

For children in grades 1-5   (Columbus Day, no school K-12)

October is also National Pizza Month and we are going to celebrate with a pizza party! We will enjoy some delicious pizza (of course!) and then you will decorate your very own cloth aprons to take home.
Just bring your appetite and imagination, we will provide all the rest!
REGISTRATION begins Monday, September 26 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, October 3 for all others.
 


PENFIELD FIRE COMPANY IS COMING!
2016-10-10
10:30  am - 11:15  am

For children ages 3-10, accompanied by an adult.   (Columbus Day, no school K-12)

In honor of National Fire Safety month, the Penfield Fire Company is coming to visit the library! We will talk about fire safety, watch the firefighters put on their gear, and meet “Sparky,” the robotic Dalmatian. Then we will all go outside and tour the fire engine. Children will be able to climb aboard and explore its equipment.
REGISTRATION begins Monday, September 26 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, October 3 for all others.
 


THE SILLY NOT SO SPOOKY HALLOWEEN MAGIC SHOW
2016-10-15
3:00  pm - 3:45  pm

THE AMAZING MAGIC JOE.   For children of all ages and their families
It will be a treat for us all to welcome back Amazing Joe to
the Penfield Library! Get set for an energizing family show with lots of audience participation.
REGISTRATION begins Friday, September 30 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, October 7 for all others.
 


TECHNOLOGY WEDNESDAYS
2016-10-19
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

For children in grades 3-5.   October 19, November 16, December 14 ; 4:15 – 5:15 pm

Come let’s learn and explore different maker spaces.
Each week we will work with Little Bits, Sphero and Cublets.
Our creativity will be endless!
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, October 5 for Penfield town or school district residents; Wednesday, October 12 for all others.
 


PARENT/CHILD BOOK GROUP
2016-10-27
6:45  pm - 7:30  pm

For children in grades 3-5, accompanied with a parent   Join us for this new book club! This year we will be reading popular children’s books selected by you! However, for the October meeting, please read The Somewhat True Adventures of Sammy Shine by Henry Cole and come prepared to discuss your favorite parts! Lead by our children’s librarian, the group will meet monthly. Registration is not required.
 


LITTLE-MAKER MONDAY
2016-10-31
1:30  pm - 2:15  pm

For children ages 3-5 yrs. (must be able to leave parent)   Mondays, October 31, November 7, 21, 28

Four “maker-spaces” to encourage young learners to explore
science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). We will share a story and have hands on activities using Lincoln Logs,
Fiddle Sticks, Kaleido Gears & Jumbo Magnet Tiles.
Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space.
REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 17 for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, October 24 for all others.
 


                                                                                                                                                                                 


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