Children's Programs

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

 

BABY SING, SIGN AND PLAY
2014-09-19
10:30  am - 11:00  am
Age Level: 0 mos. - 2 yrs.

Fridays, September 19, 26 and October 3  Join us for three fun and interactive classes for hearing babies up to 24 months and their caregiver. Each week we'll have a different theme. We will use music, books and playful activities to promote preverbal communication using ASL signs. Babies who use a few simple signs actually speak sooner and are less frustrated than their non signing peers. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Friday, September 5th for Penfield town or school district residents and Friday, September 12th for all others.
 


Baby Sing, Sign and Play
2014-10-03
10:30  am - 11:00  am

This program is for hearing babies up to 24 months old.   The last of three interactive classes for hearing babies up to 24 months and their caregiver. We will use music, books and playful activities to promote pre verbal communication using ASL signs. Babies who use a few simple signs actually speak sooner and are less frustrated than their non signing peers. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION began Friday, September 5th for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, September 12th for all others.
 


Bedtime Storytime
2014-10-08
7:00  pm - 7:30  pm

This storytime is for children ages 3-7, accompanied by an adult.   It’s time for some dinosaur fun! Stomp over to the library for stories, songs and fingerplays about dinosaurs. Wear your pajamas if you’d like,  bring along a favorite stuffed animal, and be ready for a dinorific time! REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, September 24 for Penfield town or school district residents; Wednesday, October 1 for all others.
 


Fall into Dance w/ Kathleen Lacagnina
2014-10-10
10:30  am - 11:15  pm

This program is for children ages 2-6, accompanied by an adult.   Come hear an autumn story and then get ready to dance like falling leaves! Class will include lots of creative movements and fun! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Friday, September, 26 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, October 3 for all others.
 


Library Lego Lab
2014-10-10
2:00  pm - 3:15  am

Children ages 6-11 yrs are invited to visit the library to play with Legos on their day off...   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 Friday, September 26 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, October 3 for all others.
 


Penfield Fire Company is Coming!
2014-10-13
10:30  am - 11:15  am

This program is for children ages 3-8, accompanied by an adult.   In honor of National Fire Safety month, the Penfield Fire Company is coming to visit the library! We’ll talk about fire safety, watch the firefighters put on their gear, and meet “Sparky,” the robotic Dalmatian. Then we’ll all go outside and tour the fire engine. Children will be able to climb aboard and explore its equipment. REGISTRATION begins Monday, September 29 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, October 6 for all others.
 


National Pizza Month Celebration
2014-10-13
1:00  pm - 2:30  pm

This program is for children in grades 1 - 5.  October is also National Pizza Month and we’re going to celebrate with a pizza party! We’ll enjoy some delicious pizza (of course!) and then you’ll decorate your very own cloth aprons to take home. Just bring your appetite and imagination, we’ll provide all the rest! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, September 29 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, October 6 for all others.
 


Charlie's Halloween Magic Show
2014-10-18
2:00  pm - 2:45  pm

This program is for children of all ages and their families.   Don’t miss this spooky but very silly variety show featuring amazing magic tricks, Trixie the live rabbit, and awesome juggling! An emphasis on Halloween safety will be highlighted! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Friday, October 3 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, November 10 for all others.
 


Little Maker Monday
2014-10-27
1:30  pm - 2:15  pm

This program is for children ages 3-5, 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 Lincoln Logs, Bionic Blox, Kaleido Gears & Goldie Blox. Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 13th for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, October 20th for all others.
 


Little Maker Monday
2014-11-03
1:30  pm - 2:15  pm

This program is for children ages 3-5, 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 Lincoln Logs, Bionic Blox, Kaleido Gears & Goldie Blox. Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 13th for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, October 20th for all others.
 


Little Maker Monday
2014-11-10
1:30  pm - 2:15  pm

This program is for children ages 3-5, 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 Lincoln Logs, Bionic Blox, Kaleido Gears & Goldie Blox. Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 13th for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, October 20th for all others.
 


Little Maker Monday
2014-11-17
1:30  pm - 2:15  pm

This program is for children ages 3-5, 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 Lincoln Logs, Bionic Blox, Kaleido Gears & Goldie Blox. Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 13th for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, October 20th for all others.
 


 Registration for Penfield Public Library Storytimes 


storytimeRegistration for storytime begins Thursday, September 4 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 4 to register.  All others may register Thursday, September 11. Online registration is not available.

BABY “LAP SIT” STORYTIME  
Wednesdays, 10:30 – 10:50 AM
Four week sessions of stories, songs, and finger plays for infants to pre-walkers will run  October 1 – October 22, 2014 and November 5 – December 3, 2014.
No storytime Wednesday, November 26. Register separately for each session.

TERRIFIC TWOS
Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays 9:40 – 10:05 AM
A weekly session of stories, songs, and finger plays for children age 2  (must be 2 by September 22, 2014) will run from September 22- December 3, 2014.
Parent or caregiver must attend with the child.
No storytime on Monday, October 13, Tuesday,  November 11 or Wednesday, November 26.

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.  Children must be 3 by September 1, 2014.
This session will begin, Monday, September 15, 2014 – April, 2015.
No storytime on Monday, October 13; Monday, November 10;  Tuesday, November 11; or Thursday, November 27

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.  Children must be 3 by September 1, 2014. 
This session will run from Tuesday, September 23 – December 9, 2014. 
No storytime on Tuesday, November 11.

We reserve the right to cancel a storytime if less than 10 children register for it. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

 


 

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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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