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2014-10-22; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen
This program runs from October 22, 2014 through January 22, 2015 and is for grades K-12.  For every 3 books you read, you are entitled to enter the county-wide Amerks contest.  Two grand prize winners (one for grades K – 5, the other for grades 6 – 12) will receive: box tickets to the February 22, 2015 Amerks game, a catered dinner in the President’s Lounge at the Blue Cross Arena that evening, and the chance to participate in the ceremonial dropping of the puck! The more you read the more chances you have to win. Look for entry boxes near the children’s room & the young adult area beginning October 20. 
 


2014-10-22; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
This program runs from October 22, 2014 through January 22, 2015 and is for grades K-12.  For every 3 books you read, you are entitled to enter the county-wide Amerks contest.  Two grand prize winners (one for grades K – 5, the other for grades 6 – 12) will receive: box tickets to the February 22, 2015 Amerks game, a catered dinner in the President’s Lounge at the Blue Cross Arena that evening, and the chance to participate in the ceremonial dropping of the puck! The more you read the more chances you have to win. Look for entry boxes near the children’s room & the young adult area beginning October 20. 
 


2014-11-01; 11:00  am  
Newman Riga Library
Age Level: All Ages
Raffle for a Beautiful Handcrafted Colonial Dollhouse with Post Office and General Store  This beautiful dollhouse will spark hours of imaginary play and create memories for a lifetime. Not only enchanting to children, but to adults as well. The house will be available to put under the tree just in time for Christmas. A veritable feast for the eyes, it constitutes a reason for the entire family to visit the library in November and December. Raffle runs November 1 though December 22. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.


2014-12-03; 1:00  am  
Central Library - First Floor, Bausch & Lomb Building
Age Level: All Ages
Fiction book sale throughout the month of December. Prices: $1 hardcover/trade paperbacks, 50 cent pocket paperbacks and Children's books, 25 cent romance novels.  For more information, call The Library Store at 428.8181.


2014-12-19; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Teen
Fans of Japanese animation are welcome to share snacks and watch an anime movie with other otaku. What better way to spend a Friday afternoon? Grades 6-12  


2014-12-19; 9:00  am  
Pittsford Community Library
Age Level: Teen
The Tween & Teen Winter Reading Program is a mini summer reading program.  December 19, 2014 through January 4, 2015 tweens and teens can submit book reviews or puzzles and attend programs to earn a chance to win two grand prizes. Pick up a detailed brochure in the Teen Place.   


2014-12-20; 1:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Central Library - Bausch and Lomb Public Library Building, 2nd floor
Age Level: All Ages
Rochester Artist Johnnie Lee Smith will be demonstrating painting in the Arts Division.  Mr. Smith has been commissioned to paint portraits of many African-American leaders, sells his own line of “JLS” clothing, volunteers with City youth, and teaches painting at the Memorial Art Gallery’s Creative Workshop in Rochester.  Stop by, ask questions, and be inspired! Examples of Johnnie Lee Smith's art will be on display during December in the Art, music and Recreation Division. Artist at Work! is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library.


2014-12-20; 10:00  am - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Ellwanger Room
Age Level: Teen -- 13 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Teen players are welcome to participate in a variety of role-playing games. D&D is still the top! Join the group and share your favorites!  


2014-12-22; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Irondequoit - Evans Branch
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 11 yrs.
Use old CDs, colorful paper, and other embellishments to make a scrapbook to hold your memories. Makes a great gift! Registration required. Call 336-6062 to register.  


2014-12-22; 1:00  pm - 4:30  pm
Winton Branch - Lois K. Hofffmann Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - And Up
Come in and use our supplies to make gift tags, luggage tags, holiday cards or a small paper craft as a present.  This is a drop-in program, stay as long as you'd like. No registration is required. We hope to see you here. 


2014-12-22; 1:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Age Level: Adult
Ever think about looking for a civil service job? This class, presented by trainers from RochesterWorks, will tell you what you need to know to navigate the process of applying for a civil service job, identify upcoming exams, and find resources to help prepare for exams. Please call 428-8216 to enroll.  


2014-12-22; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Teen -- 11 yrs. - 17 yrs.
Make your own Pokemon character using clay or Shrinky-dink!  We'll bake them right at the library so you can keep your creation forever! Registration is required and begins Monday, December 1. Click here to register.


2014-12-22; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child
Holiday cards..  


2014-12-22; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child
Looking for a last-minute gift? Why not make something at the library? For children up to grade 5.  


2014-12-22; 10:30  am - 11:45  am
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 6 yrs. - 11 yrs.
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 Monday, December 8 for Penfield town or school district residents; Monday, December 15 for all others.
 


2014-12-22; 9:00  am - 9:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - And Up
Do you love to make things? Every month our Librarians put out bags filled with instructions and supplies to make a new craft. This month's craft for children is "Handprint Christmas tree", the teen craft is "Paperclip Angel". Samples are on display at the Library!  Take one home and make something special! 


2014-12-22; 2:30  pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Rated PG. After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.  Get ready for the holiday by coming to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County to see the movie Elf, starring Will Ferrell. Rated PG, this movie will be shown at 2:30 pm on Monday December 22, 2014. After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. This movie is open to everyone, there is no cost to attend, and we have a large space, so be sure to bring along the whole family. For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities. To request specific accommodations, call 585-428-8304 ten days prior to the program.
 


2014-12-22; 10:15  am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
For ages 2 to 5 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack are all part of this program.  No registration.


2014-12-22; 1:30  pm - 3:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Teen
Get crafty! Make a variety of seasonal items to keep or give away to friends and family.          


2014-12-22; 2:00  pm - 3:45  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: All Ages
The Golden Years of Movies: The 75th Anniversary of the 1939 Classics; join us on Mondays in December. Snacks are welcome! PG, 102 min. Sponsored by the Friends of BML>  


2014-12-23; 2:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
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.  


2014-12-23; 12:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Teen - Select
We are setting up Settlers of Catan, Trivial Pursuit Junior, Cranium, Scrabble, and the Wii. Bring your friends to play for prizes.  There will be pizza and snacks. Participants will receive two raffle tickets for the Winter Reading Program. Registration required.  


2014-12-23; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Arnett Branch - Arnett Branch Library Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Adults are welcome to come to this open computer lab. A librarian will be available to work with you on your computer projects. Please bring in specific goals and a USB drive to save your work.  


2014-12-23; 3:30  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join Miss Caitlyn to make a cool craft you can take home. Siblings are welcome with parental assistance.  


2014-12-23; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Lincoln Branch - Conference Room
Age Level: Child
Show your creative side by making your own cookie designs.  


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