Children's Programs

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

 

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.   


Take Your Child to the Library Day-Drive-In Storytime
2015-02-07
10:30  am - 11:15  am
Age Level: 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.

For children ages 2-5, accompanied by an adult.  OUR DRIVE-IN STORYTIME,will take your toddler/preschooler cruising in a box car created by your child. After we construct the vehicles, families can munch some popcorn and listen to a special storytime! REGISTRATION begins Friday, January 23 for Penfield town or school district residents; and Friday, January 30 for all others.  


Take Your Child to the Library Day-Family Scavenger Hunt
2015-02-07
11:30  am - 2:30  pm
Age Level: 5 yrs. - And Up

For children ages 5 and up, accompanied by an adult.  OUR FAMILY SCAVENGER HUNT, will take you on a curious adventure! Drop in anytime between 11:30am – 2:30pm to pick up the scavenger hunt list. Find all the correct answers to our clues inside the Penfield Public Library and be the first family to turn it in to win a prize. Good Luck! Entries will be judged and prize awarded to winning family on Monday, February 9.


K-3 Stories N Crafts
2015-02-11
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

This program is for children in grades K-3.   Join us for stories and a theme-related craft. REGISTRATION began January 7th. Call 585.340.8720 to register.
 


Valentine Party for Child and Dad (or other favorite male adult)
2015-02-14
11:00  am - 12:00  pm

This program is for children in grades K- 5, accompanied by an adult.   You and your special guest are invited to a Valentine’s Day party! We’ll decorate and eat some sweet treats, make a valentine craft, and enjoy other fun activities.
REGISTRATION begins Friday, January 30 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, February 6 for all others.
 


Frozen Celebration
2015-02-16
10:30  am - 11:30  am

For children ages 3 and up, accompanied by an adult.  Come meet Elsa and Anna and have your photo taken with them! A royal attendant will see to your arrival as you prepare to meet with the princesses. Get set for some fun frozen activities!
REGISTRATION begins Monday, February 2 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, February 9 for all others.
 


Stuffed Animal Pet Show
2015-02-17
11:00  am - 12:00  pm

For ages 3-8, accompanied by an adult.  Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for our 13th annual stuffed pet show! We’ll have lots of fun with pet crafts and activities and every pet will receive an award! Please bring one stuffed animal per child.
REGISTRATION begins Tuesday, February 3 for Penfield town or school district residents; Tuesday, February 10 for all others.
 


Family Game Day
2015-02-18
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm

For children ages 4 and up, accompanied by an adult.   Let’s banish the winter blaahs with a rousing family game. Prizes! Refreshments! Excitement! Don’t miss out on this special afternoon of family fun!
 REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, February 4 for Penfield town or school district residents; Wednesday, February 11, for all others.
 


PJ Yoga Bedtime Storytime
2015-02-18
7:00  pm - 7:30  pm

For children ages 3 – 5, accompanied by an adult, older siblings welcome.   Lauren Seaver of Rochester Yoga Preschool will conduct an interactive storytime that includes fun animal yoga poses and creative movement!
REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, February 4 for Penfield town or school district residents; Wednesday, February 11, for all others.
 


LEGO LAB
2015-02-19
2:00  pm - 3:15  pm
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! Registration begins Thursday, February 5 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, February 12 for all others.

 


Little Maker Monday
2015-02-23
1:30  pm - 2:15  pm

For children ages 3 – 5 yrs. (must be able to leave parent)   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 Magrific 3-D Tiles, Brackitz, Kaleido Gears & Twist n Build Tubes. Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space.
REGISTRATION begins Monday, February 9 for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, February 20 for all others.
 


K-3 Stories N Crafts
2015-03-02
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

This program is for children in grades K-3.   Join us for stories and a theme-related craft. REGISTRATION began January 7th. Call 585.340.8720 to register.
 


K-3 Stories N Crafts
2015-03-09
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

This program is for children in grades K-3.   Join us for stories and a theme-related craft. REGISTRATION began January 7th. Call 585.340.8720 to register.
 


K-3 Stories N Crafts
2015-03-16
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm

This program is for children in grades K-3.   Join us for stories and a theme-related craft. REGISTRATION began January 7th. Call 585.340.8720 to register.
 


                                                                                                                                                                                 


 

 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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