Children's Programs

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

 

Doughnuts with Dad Storytime
2015-06-10
6:45  pm - 7:30  pm

Celebrate Father's Day with a special storytime.  For ages 3 - 8, accompanied by dad and/or grandpa.
It’s almost Father’s Day and we’re going to celebrate with a special storytime devoted to dads. We’ll enjoy stories and sing songs in honor of fathers and munch on some tasty doughnuts too! Make sure to bring your dad and/or grandpa for this delightful evening!
REGISTRATION begins, Wednesday, May 27, for Penfield town and school district residents; Wednesday, June 3 for all others.

 


Reading Game Early Bird Registration
2015-06-17
4:30  pm  

Register during these dates to receive an “Early Bird” bonus activity card and a special reading game tattoo!   Once again we are offering early registration for those who would like to pick up summer reading game materials in June for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade.
(Child Must Be Present To Register)

You can register:
Wednesday, June 17, 4:30 – 7:00 pm
Thursday, June 18, 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Monday, June 22, 4:30 – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 23, 4:30 – 7:00 pm
Friday, June 26, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Friday, June 26, 2:30 – 4:30 pm *

*OR…REGISTER the first time you come to play the reading game during any of our regularly scheduled reading game times. Just keep track of all the reading you do beginning Monday, June 22. Write it down and have your parents sign it. We let you use that towards meeting your contract the first time you play the game.

 


Wizard Rock Concert
2015-06-24
4:00  pm - 5:30  pm

It's time to rock out at the Library!  Especially for teens and tweens, but all ages may attend

Whether you're a witch, wizard, or muggle it's time to rock out at the library! Featuring performances from Tonks & the Aurors, Kirstyn Hippe, and Tianna & the Cliffhangers, you'll get to hear rock music about your favorite books like Harry Potter, the Hunger Games, John Green, and more! It's going to be magical and a great way to kick-off summer vacation. Registration is not required.
 


Summer Family Storytime
2015-06-29
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.   Mondays, June 29 – August 10 (no storytime on July 20)

Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.
No registration is required.
 


Summer Reading for children entering grades K-6
2015-06-29
6:00  pm  

The reading game begins Monday, June 29 and runs through Wednesday, August 5.   You play once a week on:
Mondays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, or
Tuesdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, or
Tuesdays, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm, or
Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, or
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm
To play, you need to contract with the children’s librarians to read at least 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week (children who are not yet reading can be read to). We fill out the contract when you come to register. Child must be present to register. You will also receive a special reading game bag with our official reading calendar and an “Early Bird” bonus activity card and a special reading game tattoo.
 
Every DAY your contract is met; you earn a coupon that can be redeemed for prizes at our prize table. Each week when you come to play the game, you get one roll of the dice to advance on the game board. For each week your contract is met, you earn an extra roll of the dice. You will also earn a raffle ticket to enter our weekly prize drawing. And if you follow the special directions on certain squares, you can earn EVEN MORE raffle tickets. Come in to play each week and pick up an EVERY HERO HAS A STORY bonus activity card! Do the activity each week to earn EXTRA COUPONS!!

 Many thanks to the Friends of the Penfield Public Library, and the many local businesses that are providing prizes for our summer reading program.
 


Stories & More Story Time
2015-06-30
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome.  Tuesdays, June 30 - August 4

Children are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. However, you must remain in the library during story time.
No registration is required.
 


Crafty Fun Days
2015-07-02
3:15  pm - 4:15  pm

For children entering grades 1-4.  Thursdays: July2, July 16 & August 6.  Come enjoy a story and make a theme-related craft.
Separate registration is required for each program.
REGISTRATION begins Thursday, June 18 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, June 25 for all others.

 


Super Songs and Stories with Topher Holt
2015-07-02
11:00  am - 11:45  am

For children of all ages and their families  Enjoy interactive storytelling through song and dance that is bound to have you and your child moving about, shaking a maraca or beating a drum.
REGISTRATION begins Thursday, June 18 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, June 25 for all others.



Summer Family Storytime
2015-07-06
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.   June 29 – August 10 (no storytime on July 20)

Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.
No registration is required.
 


Stories & More Story Time
2015-07-07
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome.  June 30 - August 4

Children are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. However, you must remain in the library during story time.
No registration is required.
 


Summer Family Storytime
2015-07-13
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.   June 29 – August 10 (no storytime on July 20)

Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.
No registration is required.
 


Stories & More Story Time
2015-07-14
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome.  June 30 - August 4

Children are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. However, you must remain in the library during story time.
No registration is required.
 


Crafty Fun Days
2015-07-16
3:15  pm - 4:15  pm

For children entering grades 1-4.   Come enjoy a story
and make a theme-related craft.
Separate registration is required for each program.
REGISTRATION begins Thursday, June 18 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, June 25 for all others.

 


Stories & More Story Time
2015-07-21
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome.  June 30 - August 4

Children are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. However, you must remain in the library during story time.
No registration is required.
 


Summer Family Storytime
2015-07-27
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.   June 29 – August 10 (no storytime on July 20)

Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.
No registration is required.
 


Stories & More Story Time
2015-07-28
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome.  June 30 - August 4

Children are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. However, you must remain in the library during story time.
No registration is required.
 


Summer Family Storytime
2015-08-03
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.   June 29 – August 10 (no storytime on July 20)

Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.
No registration is required.
 


Stories & More Story Time
2015-08-04
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome.  June 30 - August 4

Children are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. However, you must remain in the library during story time.
No registration is required.
 


Crafty Fun Days
2015-08-06
3:15  pm - 4:15  pm

For children entering grades 1-4.   Come enjoy a story
and make a theme-related craft.
Separate registration is required for each program.
REGISTRATION begins Thursday, June 18 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, June 25 for all others.

 


Summer Family Storytime
2015-08-10
10:30  am - 11:00  am

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.   June 29 – August 10 (no storytime on July 20)

Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.
No registration is required.
 


                                                                                                                                                                                 


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