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Monroe County Library System Programs

Coming up the week of July 29 - August 4, 2017

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Saturday, July 29
Family Movie Fun  11:00 am  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
We'll be showing a family-friendly movie and making popcorn! Please call 428-8248 for the movie title.>>

Intro to Robotics for young children  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Ages 3 - 5. Stefanie Tellex, an assistant professor at Brown University who studies robotics, will use fun games and robot toys to introduce very young children to robotics and coding. >>

Make a Zine  2:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Gates Public Library
'Zine' is short for magazine or fanzine, and July is International Zine Month. We will supply a cut-and-paste zine station with art supplies and reference materials for your own designs. You can also bring in your own personal ephemera.>>

Pesty Mosquitoes  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
Everything you wanted to know about mosquitoes but didn't know to ask, presented Walt Nelson.>>

Story Time  1:00 pm  
Arnett Branch
Come join us for some great stories at the Arnett Branch Children’s Room! Story Times at the Arnett Branch Library take place at 11:15 am on every Tuesday and 1:00 pm on every Saturday that the library is open.>>

Sunday, July 30
Monday, July 31
Harry Potter Birthday Party  6:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Leaning Center
Celebrate Harry's birthday with all things Harry Potter! For children entering grades 3 and up. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Learning Series  2:15 pm - 3:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Learn how anyone can be a scientist, engineer, athlete and more during the 4-H Summer STEM learning series! Suggested for grades 4-8, no registration required.>>

American Girl: Samantha and the Suffragettes  3:30 pm  
East Rochester Public Library
Join Teresa Wood as she shares her collection of American Girl Dolls and teaches us about Samantha's experience wit the suffragettes and their work to get women the right to vote. Dress up, bring your own doll, and party American Girl style! For ages 5 and up.>>

Animal Adaptations with the Wildlife Defenders  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Live animals! Learn all about them!>>

Baby Story Time  9:30 am - 10:00  am
Gates Public Library
Babies from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.>>

Baby Story Times  10:00 am  
East Rochester Public Library
Learn games and songs to share with your baby that supports his or her early language and literacy development. For babies ages 0-23 months and their caregivers.>>

BabyTime  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby's literacy through songs, rhymes, and stories. Then there will be time for play and socializing. No registration necessary.>>

Begin With a Bang!  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Each week this summer has a different theme, so come kick off each Monday with us!>>

Beginning Word  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about setting fonts, formatting and importing pictures through a project-based approach using Microsoft Word 2010. >>

Community Spanish Class with Daniel Beyer  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
An English-as-a-Second Language teacher will teach a 4-session class on beginning Spanish. Each session will focus on a theme (Week 1: Introductions and greetings; Week 2: Directions ; Week 3 : Medicine; Week 4: Family) and will be taught in Spanish. Beginner and intermediate speakers are welcome. Registration is required for each session.>>

Drop-in Toddler Story Time  10:00 am - 10:20  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.>>

Family Fun @ Lyell  6:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Lyell Branch
You provide the family; we provide the fun.>>

Fun Summer Crafts  11:00 am - 11:45  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Choose from a variety of classic crafts – from popsicle stick catapults to potholders! For ages 6-12. Registration Required. >>

Game Night for Geeks  6:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Play games with other geeks! Bring a friend and your favorite game or use one of the library games, such as Carcassonne, Munchkin, Flux, Illuminati, Scrabble, and more. Teens and adults welcome. >>

Intro. to Facebook (Spanish)  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Primer Piso, Laboratorio de Computadoras en el nuevo Edificio Bausch & Lomb
Aprenda sobre como configurar y usar su cuenta de Facebook.>>

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Learning Center
Microsoft Publisher is Office's desktop publishing program that helps you create professional publication material. In this two-session class, learn how to create and design any type of content you intend to use for publishing. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. This is the second part of a two part program.>>

Learn how to put FREE library ebooks and audiobooks on your device!  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
This class will show you how to navigate around the Monroe County Library System OverDrive website, and put ebooks and audiobooks on your device.>>

Mad Scientists  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Mad Scientists - Monday 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Have some hands-on learning fun with a cool science experiment. For children entering grades 3-5, Fall 2017 *Registration Required>>

Movie Monday: Sing  2:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
This week's movie is Sing, rated PG. All ages are welcome, but parents should plan to stay with younger viewers. Refreshments thanks to the Friends of the Fairport Public Library.>>

Munchkin Monday Story Hour  10:30 am - 11:15  am
Hamlin Public Library
Stories and crafts for child with caregiver>>

Omnipresent Puppet Theater: The Three Little Pigs  10:30 am - 11:15  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Big Bad Wolf keeps blowing down the pigs’ houses, but the brick house is only half-built! Can the pigs learn to work together to finish it before he arrives? Arrive early as seating is limited. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Opioid Crisis: A Community Discussion  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Gates Public Library
A panel of four people with different perspectives of this issue will be moderated by Town Supervisor Mark Assini. We invite everyone to take part in this informative discussion that impacts each of us in various ways.>>

PJ Storytime & Craft  6:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. PJs are welcome but not a must; wear whatever you're most comfortable in. Ages 2-5 w/ caregiver. No registration necessary.>>

Preschool Activity Club  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Brockport-Seymour Library
Preschooler and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a fun art project or activity. Ages 2-5 years>>

Rain Gardens: A How-to for Homeowners  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Meeting Room
Come and learn how you can help protect local water quality by planting a rain garden in your yard. Homeowners can disconnect the downspouts on their house and direct the rainwater from their roof to a rain garden where the water soaks into the ground and waters the plants. Rain gardens look like regular gardens and are only wet for a few hours after a rain storm. There are a wide variety of native perennial, plants that can be used in a rain garden. Come and learn how easy it is to disconnect your downspout and design and install a rain garden in your yard. You will also learn about opportunities for residents who live within the Shipbuilder’s Creek watershed to get free rain garden plants and rain barrels for their homes.>>

SAT/ACT Parent Q&A  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
We all know how important the SAT and ACT tests are, but what steps can be taken to improve your teen’s score? Find out about the SAT, ACT & PSAT at this informational session presented by Mike Bergin of Chariot Learning. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register.>>

Story Time with Mary Jo  10:15 am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
For ages 2 through 5 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack are all part of this program.>>

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy  11:30 am - 12:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children, Each session features songs, finger plays, and stories and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.>>

Technology Help with a Teen Tech Tutor  4:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 212
Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download an eBook? Come visit our trained Teen Tech Tutors for help with your technology questions. No registration necessary.>>

Widget & Joey Reading Dogs  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Children's Room
Widget and Joey - The Reading Dogs>>

Tuesday, August 1
Adult Coloring Extravaganza  2:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
You may have been hearing a lot about adult coloring books recently and their ability to relax and focus the mind. We will have a variety of pages for you to color on and take with you, so you can see what all the fuss is about! * REGISTRATION REQUESTED.>>

ALL AGES STORY TIME WITH MISS JEAN  10:30 am - 11:00  
Winton Branch - COMMUNITY ROOM
PLEASE JOIN US FOR STORIES, RHYMES, FINGERPLAYS, MUSIC AND MORE.>>

All Ages Storytime  11:00 am - 11:30  am
Central Library - Children's Center
Join us for stories, songs, the stretchy band, and parachute fun!>>

Babies & Books  2:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Join us at the Monroe Branch for a drop-in baby story time! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays with your baby, while you both get a chance to socialize. Ages 0 -18 months with caregiver(s); older siblings are welcome to play quietly or participate. >>

Babies and Books  10:30 am - 11:15  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Stories, rhymes, and songs for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers followed by time to play and socialize.>>

Baby & Toddler Storytime  10:00 pm - 10:30  am
Central Library - Children's Center
Join us for songs, books, colored scarves, musical instruments, and toys.>>

Baby Story Time  9:30 am  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Introduce your baby to rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books.>>

Building Through History  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Building Through History: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Let's Learn some interesting facts and then have some building fun. Grades K-5. Registration Required.>>

Concert in the Garden: Laura Dubin, piano, and Antonio Guerrero, percussion  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden (rain location Gleason Auditorium)
Jazz pianist Laura Dubin has performed at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, and is joined by exceptional drummer Antonio Guerrero for a concert of beautiful music in an urban oasis.>>

Cupcake Wars  3:30 pm - 4:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Decorate a cupcake in this year’s summer reading theme “Build a Better World” and you just might win a prize. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register.>>

Gazebo Story Time!  11:00 am - 11:45  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Spencerport Gazebo
Enjoy stories with Mrs. Anne canal-side at the Spencerport gazebo! Rain Location: Ogden Farmers’ Library. >>

HEALTHCARE NAVIGATOR SESSION  4:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
A certified application counselor from CCSI will be available the first Tuesday of every month in the library’s study room 4 to assist individuals with enrolling in health insurance through the NY State of Health Marketplace. Please be sure to bring ID, the previous year’s tax return, and the social security numbers and birth dates for all members of your family you will be enrolling. Even though open enrollment has ended, individuals can still apply for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, Essential Plan, or if they have had a life qualifying event within the past 60 days. >>

Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group "Daughter of Fortune" by Isabel Allende  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel. Daughter of Fortune is a sweeping portrait of an era, a story rich in character, history, violence, and compassion. In Eliza, Allende has created one of her most appealing heroines, an adventurous, independent-minded, and highly unconventional young woman who has the courage to reinvent herself and to create her own destiny in a new country. A marvel of storytelling, Daughter of Fortune confirms once again Isabel Allende's extraordinary gift for fiction and her place as one of the world's leading writers.>>

How to Catch a Mouse: Simple Machines at Work with Airigami Balloon Artist Larry Moss  7:00 pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Some people know that science is fun. Others need to be convinced.>>

Knitting Circle  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 213
Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. Looking for projects? We’re collecting donations for the following charities: Saint’s Place (a local charity that furnishes apartments for Rochester refugees with all items necessary to create a home) accepts: • Baby blankets of any color in baby yarn; 36-inches x 46-inches • Throws of any color; 48-inches x 60-inches • Winter hats and mittens for men (no color specifications) • Neck scarves for women, men, and children (no color specifications) Knitted Knockers Roc! : needs soft knit prosthetics for breast cancer survivors. Free patterns can be downloaded at www.knittedknockers.org. Specific yarn must be used (Michael’s Craft Store sells Patons Grace yarn, one of the approved yarns). No registration necessary.>>

Literary Builders  2:00 pm - 3:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Enjoy some hands-on activity stations based on some popular children's books, including CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, 39 STORY TREE HOUSE, and more. * REGISTRATION REQUIRED>>

Minute to Win It: Food Edition  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Compete with other food fans in a variety of different minute-long competitions using food items. Open to everyone in grades 6-12.>>

Pajamarama  6:30 pm - 7:15  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Bring your dancing shoes and your PJs to the library and get your groove on with fun music. Then we'll slow it down for a bedtime story. For kids up to age 5 and their caregivers. Older siblings welcome>>

Story Time  11:15 am  
Arnett Branch
Come join us for some great stories at the Arnett Branch Children’s Room! Story Times at the Arnett Branch Library take place at 11:15 am on every Tuesday and 1:00 pm on every Saturday that the library is open.>>

Story Time with Hannah  10:15 am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
For ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack are all part of this program.>>

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children, Each session features songs, finger plays, and stories and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.>>

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy  11:30 am - 12:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children, Each session features songs, finger plays, and stories and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.>>

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children, Each session features songs, finger plays, and stories and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.>>

Story Time with Ms. Elise  12:30 pm - 1:15  pm
Lyell Branch
Join Ms. Elise for stories, songs and games. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver who remains with the child. For more information please call 428-8218>>

Teen Craft: Wooden Wiggly Snakes  6:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Gates Public Library
For ages 9 through 18. Paint your wooden snake in any colors you like; then make it slither by holding its tail.>>

Tiny Tot Tuesdays  10:00 am - 10:45  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us for a few simple stories, song and an open, sensory-based playtime for children up to the age of 24 months with an adult.>>

Wizarding World: N.E.W.T.s (Teens)  6:30 pm - 7:45  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Come to the library the first Tuesday of each month to enjoy a Harry Potter-themed program, different every month!>>

Wizarding World: O.W.L.s (Kids)  4:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Come to the library the first Tuesday of each month to enjoy a Harry Potter-themed program, different every month!>>

Wednesday, August 2
Adult Book Discussion  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us each month for a rousing book discussion!>>

Are You Ready for Medicare?  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Are you turning 65? Join us for this educational program on what you need to know about Medicare. No registration required. >>

Beginning Computer  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about the different types of computers you could buy and use: tablets, laptops, smartphones, desktops.>>

BUILD A BETTER WORLD...WITH CUPCAKE WARS  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Grades 6-12. Join us for some tasty competition!  Participants will use various frostings, fillings, and decorations to make their own unique creations.  >>

Concert in the Garden: Fatima  5:15 pm - 6:15  pm
Central Library - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden (Rain location: Kate Gleason Auditorium)
Fatima is a singer, beatboxer, looping artist and pianist who is influenced by Adele, Alicia Keys, and Janis Joplin.>>

Craft Fun with Mrs. Otto  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library - 115
Craft Fun with Mrs. Otto. Registration required.>>

Fascinating Israel with Bob Vukosic (Osher Speakers Bureau)  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Enjoy a treasure trove of historical and biblical sights of Israel with Vukosic’s photographs from a March 2016 tour. Some highlights include the Tel Aviv, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, a visit to a kibbutz, a cruise on the Sea of Galilee, the walled city of old Jerusalem, and a visit to the Dead Sea. Sponsored by OSHER. >>

Garden Club  11:30 am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Help take care of the library garden and do fun crafts. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required.>>

Henna Art  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Cool off with a frosty beverage as our henna artist creates your beautiful temporary tattoo. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. >>

Hoopla Help Session  1:30 pm - 2:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
Bring your device, app store log-in information, and library card to sign up for Hoopla. Hoopla is an app to stream movies, TV shows, read ebooks and graphic novels and listen to audiobooks and music. Only Pittsford residents will have access to Hoopla. Drop in—no registration required.>>

Kiva Application Assistance  3:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Central Library - 4th Floor
A Kiva Rochester representative will be on site to assist with Kiva Rochester applications. >>

LEGO Club  4:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Hear a story and then build a project out of LEGOs! We will display your completed project in the Children's Room. >>

Lego Club (Summer)  1:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017>>

Lego Lab  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Create! Construct! Build! >>

Live Bird of Prey Demonstration by Wild Wings  3:00 pm  
Arnett Branch
Kids will have fun learning about Raptors in this Live Bird of Prey Demonstration by Wild Wings >>

Microsoft Excel 4—Advanced  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Learning Center
NEW! For those who are experienced with Excel and want to learn about tables, structured references and lookup functions such as VLOOKUP and CHOOSE, this one-night class is for you. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. >>

Poetry Club  4:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Read, write and share your own poetry or your favorites by other poets in Poetry Club. Suggested for ages 11 and up, no registration required.>>

Story Time with Ms. Rosa  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Lincoln Branch
Story time for ages 3 - 5. Bilingual or Spanish Story times available upon request>>

Technology Help with a Teen Tech Tutor  4:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 212
Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download an eBook? Come visit our trained Teen Tech Tutors for help with your technology questions. No registration necessary.>>

Teen Multi-media Workshops  2:30 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Build your video skills! From the basics of using a digital camera to the fine points of editing, these workshops will make your videos better! Screenwriting, using a green screen, creating animation, adding music and sound effects - if you're a beginner or an experienced film maker, join the fun! Grades 6-12>>

Teen Talk - High School  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Meet once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. Get a library copy of each book, free pizza and a chance to talk about the books, the authors and much, much more. Space is limited. Register now! Grades 9-12>>

Time for Tots  10:15 am - 11:15  am
Gates Public Library
Forty minutes of free play with toys followed by a 20 minute story time.>>

We Write Short Shorts: The Art of Writing Flash Fiction - A Four-Part Series  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Rundel Arts Room, 1st floor Rundel Memorial Building
Flash fiction--a/k/a the “short short” –combines the gut punch of story with the precision of poetry in a few hundred words—but how? This class will introduce you to the craft elements necessary to an effective short-short – character, conflict, significant detail and point of view -- through readings of published short-shorts. In-class exercises will help you craft your own story. Suitable for writers at any level. Sarah Freligh is the author of Sad Math, winner of the 2014 Moon City Press Poetry Prize and the 2015 Whirling Prize from the University of Indianapolis. Other books include A Brief Natural History of an American Girl, winner of the Editor’s Choice award from Accents Publishing, and Sort of Gone. Her work has appeared in Sun Magazine, Hotel Amerika, BOAAT Journal, Rattle, on Writer’s Almanac, and anthologized in the 2011 anthology Good Poems: American Places. Among her awards are a 2009 poetry fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and a grant from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation in 2006. >>

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: Wild Life  1:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Rated PG. A daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe came to be stranded on a tropical island.>>

WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, will review a book or books of special interest to the people gathered for the “Wednesday Teas” series co-sponsored with the Penfield Recreation Department. This series is usually held the first Wednesday of each month. >>

Wednesday Wake Up  9:15 am - 10:15  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us each week for a different set of activities!>>

World Builders Writing Group* Registration Required  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Share your love of writing with other creative people while doing fun activates. For kids in grades 2-5, Fall 2017. * Registration Required>>

Thursday, August 3
BabyTime  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby's literacy through songs, rhymes, and stories. Then there will be time for play and socializing. No registration necessary.>>

Basic Crochet for Beginners with Tamara Kelly  6:00 pm - 7:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
If you've never learned how to crochet, this 5-week program is for you! Tamara Kelley with teach basic crochet techniques and help individuals learn to do the chain stitch, single crochet, half-double, and double crochet stitches. You will make a variety of basic stitch squares and join all the squares together in the final class. Some homework may be required in order to complete the squares. Each individual must bring a skein of worsted weight yarn (size 4) and a crochet hook size G (4.0 mm) or H (5.0 mm). Registration required for the entire 5-week series. >>

Beginning Tablet  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about the choices in purchasing an inexpensive tablet computer.>>

Build a Better Ice Cream Sundae!  6:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Gates Public Library
This special Pajama Storytime will include stories, songs, a craft and an ice cream treat!>>

BUILD A BETTER WORLD...CELEBRATE WITH NELS ROSS OF INJEST  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
FOR READING GAME PARTICIPANTS ONLY, parents and caregivers welcome. We will celebrate the end of our summer reading program in a grand finale of fun, excitement and laughter with Nels Ross! He will entertain us with his entertaining, defying show. After the performance, we will honor our reading game participants by presenting them with special reading certificates and you will have the chance to pick up your weekly raffle winnings one last time. >>

Chess with the Rochester Chess Center  6:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Fairport Public Library
Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills. Open to all ages.>>

Craft Time:  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
For kids going into grades K-5. *Registration Required.>>

Explore Your Imagination with the Whole Family  5:45 pm - 6:45  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
This is not just for the crafty person in you, this is for anyone who wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in a laidback and fun environment!>>

Jr. Engineering: Creating a Filtration System  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Learn about environmental engineering with a fun, hands-on STEM activity.>>

Lego Club (Summer)  11:00 am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017>>

National Watermelon Day!  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - New Book Area
Enjoy a piece of watermelon at the library in celebration of National Watermelon Day! Drop in—no registration required.>>

Preschool Stories  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more for kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver.>>

Simply Surprises  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
A twist on our usual Thursday morning story time!>>

Sit, Knit and Stitch  6:30 pm - 8:30  pm
Gates Public Library
Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of others who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting. All skill levels welcome, from beginners to experts.>>

Stories and Swords with the Rochester Fencing Club  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Dragons, Knights, Pirates, Samurai! Join instructors from the Rochester Fencing Club as they introduce us to stories about swords and those who used them. See and touch fencing swords and get active as you try your hand with a foam sword. Registration is required. Call 428-8218 for more information.>>

Story Time & Craft: Sock Monster Theatre  4:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Come for a theatrical story time and stay to make your own Sock Monster! Registration requested. For the best fit, please bring your own sock. >>

Story Time Stars  10:00 am  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.>>

Storytime in Highland Park with Miss Sarah  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Join Miss Sarah for stories and songs for all ages! Meeting place is Poet's Garden, rain location is the Children's area in the Douglass Library.>>

Teen Gaming @ the Library  2:30 pm - 4:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Videogames, board games and decks of cards! We have a Playstation 4 and a Wii U (and loads of games for each). Come by and have fun! Open to teens grades 6-12.>>

Teen Writing Group  2:30 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Connect with other teen writers. Build your skills with our exercises and tips. Laugh and learn with other teens. Here's your chance to write for fun! We meet every week, all summer long! Grades 6-12>>

WXXI & Central Library Exploration Stations  11:00 am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Exploration Stations are back, co-hosted by WXXI & Central Library! Join us for Fairy Tale STEAM programs. >>

Friday, August 4
Anime Group  3:30 pm - 4:30  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Rooom
Share your passion for all things manga and anime!>>

BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME WITH MISS JEAN  10:00 am - 10:30  am
Winton Branch - COMMUNITY ROOM
ENGAGE YOUR BABY AT THE LIBRARY. WE WILL USE BOARD BOOKS, BOUNCE RHYMES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND PUPPETS.>>

Babysitter Training  10:00 am - 2:30  pm
Fairport Public Library
Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16. Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.>>

First Friday Films  10:00 am - 11:30  am
Gates Public Library
Join us for short films and popcorn on the first Friday of each month! All ages.>>

Harry Potter Family Game Night  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a magical Harry Potter themed evening with the whole family. Game night created and run by OFL volunteers. All ages. Registration required. >>

Make & Take  1:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Fun new project every week!>>

Pre-K Story Times  11:30 am  
East Rochester Public Library
Help your child get ready to read. Join us for stories, finger plays, lots of movement, and a simply craft. For ages 2-4 with a caregiver.>>

Science Fair Fridays  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Each Friday morning come to the library to try a new project that fits with that week's special theme!>>

Summer Reading Finale!  3:00 pm - 4:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments with food, prizes, and an awesome show by magician, Cris Johnson! Children must have completed the Summer Reading Program by reading at least 600 minutes over the summer and turning in their reading logs to attend this event.>>

Tech Time  10:30 am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Tech Time: Try your hands at different technologies including Ozobots, HTML coding, and more. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required>>

Teen Talk - Middle School  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Meet once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. Get a library copy of each book, free pizza and a chance to talk about the books, the authors, and much, much more. Space is limited. Register now! Grades 6-8>>

Teen Writing Group  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Meeting Room
Are you ready to write creatively? Come hang out this summer and learn creative writing or build on skills you've already gained! Join other teens in thoughtful and silly prompts and writing games for creative writers of all kinds! You'll have plenty of time to get creative and write while exploring some of the different styles and genres of writing. We will encourage each other and welcome those who'd like to share work. Our group goals are to exercise our imagination, improve our writing, and get a few pieces of work started that we'd like to expand on! Come join us for a great creative experience and some snacks! No registration required. Grades 6-12. Fridays, August 4-25. >>

The 40+ Job Challenge: Eliminate Age Bias  10:00 pm - 12:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Eliminate age bias, show your value and create your 7 step plan to get your next job and remove concerns about your ability to do the job.>>

Writing Workshop with Local Author Joan Baier  3:00 pm  
East Rochester Public Library
Learn writing techniques from local author Jaon Baier in a writing workshop designed for teens and tweens. For ages 11-18.>>


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