Children's Programs

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

 

GINGERBREAD HOUSE: Parent & Child Workshop
2016-12-03
10:30  am - 12:15  pm
Age Level: 6 yrs. - 11 yrs.

child must be accompanied by an adult  Design and decorate your very own gingerbread house! Participants need to please bring: a can of creamy white frosting and a box of graham crackers (Wegmans honey grahams work best). We will provide instruction, all the candy trim, and a sturdy box to transport your creation safely home. REGISTRATION begins Friday, November 18 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, November 25 for all others.
 


GINGERBREAD HOUSE: Parent & Child Workshop
2016-12-03
2:00  pm - 3:45  pm
Age Level: 6 yrs. - 11 yrs.

child must be accompanied by an adult  Design and decorate your very own gingerbread house! Participants need to please bring: a can of creamy white frosting and a box of graham crackers (Wegmans honey grahams work best). We will provide instruction, all the candy trim, and a sturdy box to transport your creation safely home. REGISTRATION begins Friday, November 18 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, November 25 for all others.
 


MINECRAFT MONDAY
2016-12-05
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm
Age Level: 7 yrs. - 13 yrs.

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.
 


READING POWER PLAY: AMERKS VISIT!
2016-12-07
6:30  pm - 7:15  pm
Age Level: 4 yrs. - And Up

As part of the Amerk’s Reading Program, come meet one of the Rochester Amerks and their Moose mascot!  The player will read a hockey story. There will be a demonstration of hockey uniforms and equipment, a question and answer session, and an opportunity to get autographs. There will also be a trivia game where kids can win Amerks memorabilia. Also – each family that attends the appearance will be entitled to ONE free voucher to an Amerks game. Don’t miss this exciting event! REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, November 23.
 


TECHNOLOGY WEDNESDAY
2016-12-14
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm
Age Level: 8 yrs. - 10 yrs.

For children in grades 3 – 5  Come let’s learn and explore different maker spaces. This week we will work with Little Bits, Sphero and Cublets. Our creativity will be endless! REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, November 30 for Penfield town or school district residents; Wednesday, December 7 for all others.
 


STORIES ‘N’ CRAFTS
2016-12-21
4:15  pm - 5:15  pm
Age Level: 5 yrs. - 10 yrs.

For children in grades K-4  Stories and a theme-related craft for children in kindergarten through fourth grade will meet on the above Wednesday.
 


PARENT/CHILD BOOK GROUP
2016-12-22
6:45  pm - 7:30  pm
Age Level: 10 yrs. - 12 yrs.

For children in grades 3 -5, accompanied with a parent  For our next book club evening, please read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl and come prepared to discuss your favorite parts! Lead by our children librarian, the group will meet monthly. *Books are on hold at the circulation desk to check out.* Registration is not required. Our next book club is January 19!
 


LIBRARY LEGO LAB
2016-12-27
10:30  am - 11:45  am
Age Level: 6 yrs. - 11 yrs.

For children ages 6 – 11  LIBRARY LEGO LAB Tuesday, December 27 10:30 – 11:45 am 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 Tuesday, December 13 for Penfield town or school district residents; Tuesday, December 20 for all others.
 


DOLL’S WINTER TEA PARTY
2016-12-28
2:00  pm - 3:30  pm
Age Level: 5 yrs. - 10 yrs.

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! REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, December 14 for Penfield town or school district residents; Wednesday, December 21 for all others.
 


FAMILY GAME DAY
2016-12-29
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Age Level: 4 yrs. - And Up

For ages 4 and up, must be accompanied by an adult (Children under 4 will be unable to attend the program)  Let’s ring in 2017 with a rousing family game. Prizes! Refreshments! Excitement! Don’t miss this special afternoon of family fun! REGISTRATION begins Thursday, December 15, for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, December 22 for all others.
 


NEW YEAR DANCE PARTY
2016-12-30
10:30  am - 11:30  am
Age Level: 18 mos. - 5 yrs.

Let’s get our feet moving and rock in the New Year!   Let’s get our feet moving and rock in the New Year! Join us for this special dance party featuring music, dancing, instruments, bubbles and more. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! We’re sure to have a rockin’ and rollin’ time! REGISTRATION begins Friday, December 16 for Penfield town and school district residents; Friday, December 23 for all others.
 


BRIAN YANISH presents Junk Re-Thunk: Turn Your Trash into Toys!
2017-01-16
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Age Level: 6 yrs. - 10 yrs.

For children ages 6 – 10 years  Can you re-think the way you see trash? Join Brian for a special “recycled toy” making workshop and book signing. Copies of ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk will be available for sale and autographing by the author. REGISTRATION begins Monday, January 2 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, January 9 for all others.
 


MAGIC SHOW with Chris Wilkinson
2017-01-16
11:00  am - 11:45  am
Age Level: 4 yrs. - And Up

For children ages 4 & up (children younger than 7 must be accompanied by an adult)  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 2 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, January 9 for all others.
 


PARENT/CHILD BOOK GROUP
2017-01-19
6:45  pm - 7:30  pm
Age Level: 9 yrs. - 11 yrs.

For children in grades 3 - 5, accompanied by a parent  For children in grades 3 - 5, accompanied by a parent
For our next book club evening, please read Escape from Mr Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein and come prepared to discuss your favorite parts! Books are on hold at the circulation desk to check out. Registration is not required. Our book club is held monthly, see library fliers for additional dates and details.
 


WINTER WONDERLAND FAMILY CRAFT DAY!
2017-01-21
11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Age Level: 3 yrs. - 9 yrs.

For ages 3 – 9, accompanied by an adult  You and your family are invited to come make winter crafts and enjoy a fun-filled morning together. We’ll provide the instructions and all the materials. REGISTRATION begins Friday, January 6 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, January 13 for all others. 
 


GREEN EGGS AND HAM STORYTIME w/ Rochester City Ballet
2017-01-28
11:00  am - 11:45  am
Age Level: 3 yrs. - 10 yrs.

For ages 3 - 10, accompanied by an adult  Company members of the Rochester City Ballet will appear in full costume to read and act out some of their roles, and will be available for questions and photos after the reading! REGISTRATION begins Friday, January 13 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, January 20 for all others.
 


                                                                                                                                                                                 


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