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Library Events:

2015-03-04; 4:00  pm  
Lincoln Branch - Teen Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 yrs.
Stop in for free nutritious after-school snacks for all school-age kids and teens.  

2015-06-22; 1:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Adult
Sign up for Highland's Adult Summer Reading Program starting on June 22nd. A raffle will be drawn each week from July 10th through July 31st. One raffle ticket will be given out to each book reviewed with a maximum of four raffle tickets per person, per week. Join the fun!  

2015-06-22; 1:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child
Sign up to participate in the 2015 Summer Reading program! Treats will be available while they last!  

2015-06-24; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen
Unmask @ Your Library!   Teen Summer Reading Game for 6th-12th graders
Wednesday, June 24- Friday, August 7

You could be an instant winner with our new scratch-off game!
You can get one ticket every day just by asking at the circulation desk, plus one ticket for every teen program attended and completed bingo card turned in to the information desk. Every ticket (winning or losing) is an entry into our weekly prize package raffle, too!

2015-06-28; 1:00  pm  
Scottsville Free Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 5 yrs. - 13 yrs.
Registration for our 2015 Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 29 and continues through Saturday, August 8.  This is a self-paced six week program for children entering grades K through 8.  Reading, fun and prizes!  There is also a mini reading program for preschool children ages 3 and 4 as well as a Bingo reading program for teens and adults. 

2015-06-29; 7:30  pm - 8:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Teen
Summer teen volunteers who are planning on helping to keep the chaos under control on our bookshelves this summer will receive the necessary training.  

2015-06-29; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Escape the Ordinary!  Monday, June 29-Friday, August 7
Adults ages 18 and up
“Escape the Ordinary”is the theme of our adult summer reading game. Complete one raffle slip for each book read.
You will be eligible for weekly prizes!
Lists of suggested readings will be available.

2015-06-29; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea
Age Level: Teen
New to being a teen book buddy? Attend a training session and get some useful tips.Great for previous buddies, too!  

2015-06-29; 6:00  pm  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
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.

2015-06-29; 2:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 12 mos. - 3 yrs.
This interactive story time is for cruising and walking one-year-olds through three years old, with caregiver(s), and includes print literacy, alphabet, counting, sensory stimulation, music and movement, socialization, and more!  

2015-06-29; 6:30  pm  pm
Winton Branch - Winton Community Room
Age Level: Adult
Screening: The Impossible (2012; rated PG-13; 107 minutes)  Euan McGregor and Naomi Watts star as Maria and Henry who with their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying tsunami rises up from the ocean.  This film is the unforgettable account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time. 

2015-06-30; 2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Teen
Interested in learning more about creating, editing and posting your own videos? Join Teen Movie Makers where we share our knowledge and talents to create wonderful and wacky teen-made movies. Grades 6-12  

2015-07-01; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Teen Central - BLB Lower Link
Age Level: Teen
Science made cool, with Mr. J.  Every Wednesday in July.  No Registration required. 

2015-07-01; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child - And Up
Make your own superhero mask and shield. Call 964-2320 to register.  

2015-07-01; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Teen
Meet once a week for six weeks with other teens who love to read. Free pizza and a chance to talk book with other teen readers. Grades 9-12, fall 2015. Registration required.  

2015-07-02; 6:30  pm - 7:15  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child
A family program for all ages; pajama wear is optional!   

2015-07-02; 2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Parma Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Join us at the Parma Public Library on Thursday, July 2nd at 2 pm. We will be taking an up close and personal look at one of history’s most famous artists. We will then be so inspired that we will complete our own “Make it & Take Home” art piece. Be brave…we are in this together! All Adults Welcome! No registration! Walk-Ins Encouraged!  Please Join Us!
We will be exploring the work of Paul Klee known for his intellectual concepts of art and for his "Brave" approach.  For our free “Make It & Take Home” we will create a "Miniature Masterpiece Pin- Happy 4th of July!" Please join us for this fun adventure!  Call Rosalind Lipomi, Adult Services Librarian at 392-8350 for more information.

2015-07-02; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. Summer series begins June 25 and continues weekly through July 30. No registration needed.  

2015-07-02; 3:30  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
Kids can play some very fun board games every Thursday during July and August at 3:30 pm.  

2015-07-02; 3:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
In the Children’s Center, while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

2015-07-02; 3:15  pm - 4:15  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
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.


2015-07-02; 3:30  pm - 4:30  pm
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 9 yrs. - And Up
Learn the basics and make small projects. Yarn and hooks provided. Registration required.  

2015-07-02; 11:00  am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Hands on activities will be provided to explore a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concept each day.  Have fun and learn about the world at the same time. Zoom to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County on Thursdays July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, and 13 to explore the world with hands on activities. Exploration Station will be open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm we will provide materials for parents and children to learn about different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concepts. All material will be provided, while supplies last. Summer Learning Exploration Station is sponsored by WXXI's American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

2015-07-02; 5:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Receive free tutoring to prepare for the GED/TASC.  
This class is free and open to the public. Come receive tutoring in English, Reading, Math and more. No registration is required,

2015-07-02; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child -- 12 mos. - 4 yrs.
Join Ms.Sarah in Highland park for stories, rhymes, songs and more! Recommended for children ages 1 to 4 years old, siblings welcome. rain location: Highland branch Library's children's area.  

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