Children's Programs

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

 

Reading Power Play: Reading Program (sponsored by the Amerks)
2014-10-22
10:00  am  

This program runs from October 22, 2014 through January 22, 2015 and is for grades K-12.  For every 3 books you read, you are entitled to enter the county-wide Amerks contest.  Two grand prize winners (one for grades K – 5, the other for grades 6 – 12) will receive: box tickets to the February 22, 2015 Amerks game, a catered dinner in the President’s Lounge at the Blue Cross Arena that evening, and the chance to participate in the ceremonial dropping of the puck! The more you read the more chances you have to win. Look for entry boxes near the children’s room & the young adult area beginning October 20. 
 


Library Lego Lab
2014-12-22
10:30  am - 11:45  am
Age Level: 6 yrs. - 11 yrs.

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! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, December 8 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, December 15 for all others.
 


Holiday Treats with Tops Cooking School
2014-12-23
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm

This program is for children in grades 1-5.   Program description will be added when available. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library.
REGISTRATION begins Tuesday, December 9 for Penfield town or school district residents; Tuesday, December 16 for all others.
 


Doll's Winter Tea Party
2014-12-30
2:00  pm - 3:15  pm

This program is for children in grades K-5.   You and your favorite doll are invited to our “fancy” winter tea party. We’ll enjoy sweet refreshments, make a craft, and talk about our dolls. Please dress up (and your doll too) in your favorite “party clothes” so you’ll be ready to stroll down our red carpet! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library.
REGISTRATION begins Tuesday, December 16 for Penfield town or school district residents; Tuesday, December 23 for all others.
 


Happy New Year Game Day
2014-12-31
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Age Level: 4 yrs. - And Up

Children under age 4 will be unable to attend.  Let’s ring in 2015 with a rousing family game. Prizes! Refreshments! Excitement! Don’t miss this special afternoon of family fun! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library.
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, December 17, for Penfield town or school district residents; Tuesday, December 23 for all others.
 


A MUSICAL MORNING OUT WITH MISSY REED
2015-01-02
11:00  am - 11:45  am
Age Level: 0 mos. - 10 yrs.

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult  Let's sing, dance and play the winter way! Children of all ages are welcome to come sing about snowy weather while playing the maracas and using scarves, parachutes and more! We will keep warm as we dance and play; and grownups are welcome to join in too! REGISTRATION begins Friday, December 19, for Penfield town or school district residents; Tuesday, December 23, for all others.
 


LEGO LAB
2015-01-19
1:30  pm - 2:45  pm
Age Level: 6 yrs. - 10 yrs.

For children in grades 1 – 5   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 Monday, January 5 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, January 12 for all others.

 


MAGIC SHOW
2015-01-19
11:00  am - 11:45  am
Age Level: 4 yrs. - 10 yrs.

For children ages 4 & up (children younger than 7 must be accompanied by an adult)  We’re delighted to welcome back Chris Wilkinson, the Magic Guy! Don’t miss his fun-filled hilarious magical extravaganza, which is sure to astound, amuse and confuse! REGISTRATION begins Monday, January 5 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, January 12 for all others.
 


VALENTINE CRAFTS
2015-01-31
10:30  am - 12:00  pm
Age Level: 10 yrs. - And Up

Join Amy Raimy and Barbara Brachfeld from Close to My Heart for Valentine’s Day crafts.  Create a Valentine Box card, bookmark, and treat bag for your loved ones! Learn crafty creations in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring your favorite 2-sided tape runner, mini glue dots, and small sharp scissors. Supplies may be purchased from Michael’s, JoAnn’s, or Hobby Lobby. REGISTRATION is open to ages 10 and up and begins on Friday, January 16.   


                                                                                                                                                                                 


 

 REGISTRATION FOR  STORYTIMES  

Registration for storytimes begins Wednesday, January 7, 2015 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 January 7 to register.  Online registration is not available. Daytime preschool storytimes that began in September will continue through April. There is no need to re-register.   

 BABY “LAP SIT” STORYTIME
Fridays, 10:30 – 10:50 AM
Stories, songs, and finger plays for infants to pre-walkers will run February 13 – March 20, 2015 and April 10 – May 15, 2015.
(No storytime Friday, February 20 & May 8, 2015)

Register separately for each session.

WEE WALKERS PLAYTIME-- New
Fridays, 11:30 AM

A special time for children 12-23 months old and their parents/caregivers will run Fridays, February 6 – April 10. Enjoy some playtime & socialization with your child through activities, songs and rhymes that stimulate your child’s growing mind!
(No playtime Fridays, February 20, March 27 & April 3, 2015)

TERRIFIC TWOS
Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays 9:40 – 10:05 a.m.
A weekly storytime session of stories, songs, and fingerplays for children aged 2 will run the week of January 26—through April 8.
(No storytimes during winter break, February 16th, 17th & 18th and spring break, March 30, 31st and April 1st) Parent or caregiver must attend with the child, sibling may also attend.
 
PRESCHOOL-- New Class
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
A weekly storytime of stories, songs, and fingerplays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver This session will run from January 21 through April 15.
(No storytime during winter break, February 18 and spring break, April 1, 2015)
 
EVENING PRESCHOOL
Tuesdays, 6:45 – 7:15 p.m
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A weekly storytime of stories, songs, and fingerplays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver. This session will run from Tuesday, January 20 through April 7.
(No storytime during winter break, February 17 and during spring break, March 31)
 
K – 3 STORIES ‘N’ CRAFTS
Wednesdays 4:15 – 5:15 p.m.
A bi-monthly session of stories and a theme-related craft for children in kindergarten through third grade will run Wednesdays; January 28, February 11 & 25, March 11 & 25 and April 8.
 

 
 

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We may take photos during library programs to use on our flickr & FB photo sharing website. We do not use attendees’ names.  If you do not want your photo or your child’s photo used, please let us know at the program. 

 

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