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Library Events:

2016-09-20; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Every third Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Please see our events postings for the most up to date information on which book will be read during each month.  Do you love to read? Do you enjoy discussing what you’ve read? Join us every 3rd Tuesday for a discussion of a new title! To find out the current book being read, call us here at the library. Prior to each month’s reading copies of the new title will be available at the circulation desk each month to check out.


2016-09-26; 3:30  pm  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child
Unwind after school in an informal learning environment with a different activity each week. We'll offer stories, crafts, games, cool tech gadgets, science experiments and more. For ages 5 and up.  


2016-09-26; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child
Drop in for stories and songs for children of all ages with their caregiver.  


2016-09-26; 10:15  am - 11:00  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
Enjoy our interactive baby play time!  Join us for a relaxed half hour spent playing and exploring. We will have a variety of toys and sensory activities that will help your baby to grow and learn. Designed for babes ages 0-18 months. No registration required.


2016-09-26; 9:30  am  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child
Learn games to play with your baby, sing songs, and read stories to support your baby's early literacy development. For babies and their caregivers.  


2016-09-26; 9:30  am - 10:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Babies from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.  Children can interact with each other while parents gain new songs, stories, and literacy skills to share with their children.  No registration.  


2016-09-26; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
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.  


2016-09-26; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Learn about using the internet through guided visits to several websites.  Course requires knowledge of mouse use. Call 428-8020 to register for a class. 


2016-09-26; 4:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Chili Public Library - Storytime Room
Age Level: Child -- 10 yrs. - 14 yrs.
Join us as we read an exciting new mystery or adventure book each month!  We will be discussing the books, playing games, having snacks and doing related activities. Books will be available a month ahead of time at the Checkout Desk. No registration required.


2016-09-26; 3:00  pm - 3:45  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Child
Join us for tie dye coffee filters, puffy paint, and fall tress. Take them home to show tour family! All ages, no registration required.  


2016-09-26; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Join us for a discussion about "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" by Ben Fountain.  Acerbic, heart-wrenching, and at times out-right hilarious, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk has been hailed as the new Catch 22 or Slaughterhouse-Five. The story follows eight young soldiers of Bravo Squad, who find themselves national heroes after fighting bravely in Iraq—action caught on camera by a Fox news crew. At the heart of the novel is Billy Lynn, who won special fame for his action during the firefight. But the fight cost Billy his best friend. To register, please call 428-8206 or stop in at the Information Desk. 
  


2016-09-26; 9:15  am - 9:35  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 18 mos. - 3 yrs.
Offered three times each Monday: 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45 a.m.  Stories, songs and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver. Drop in - No registration required.


2016-09-26; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs. - And Up
Essential oils are remarkably simple yet beneficial!  Join us for an introductory class on essential oils and how to use them safely and effectively. You will learn some of the many ways to utilize essential oils to help balance your body, maintain your wellness, and remove toxins from your life. Everyone in attendance will leave with a starter guide to essential oils and a sample to try. Registration is required and begins September 12. Click here to register.


2016-09-26; 6:30  pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: All Ages
A new story time perfect for the whole family!  Join us for stories, songs, and play. For all ages. No registration required.


2016-09-26; 3:00  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
The Homework Helpers will at the library from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. School kids can stop by and receive help with their homework. This program is sponsored by Dial-A-Teacher. The Homework Helpers are at the Arnett Branch Library most Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm during the school year. For more information please call 585-428-8214.  


2016-09-26; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 8 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join other kid writers and write fun stories!  Stretch your imagination and write some fun stories. We'll use games and other techniques to get our creativity going. Feel free to bring any of your own writing with you. A snack will be provided. Designed for children ages 8-12. Please register.


2016-09-26; 4:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child
Make a funny leaf friend to stick by your side.  


2016-09-26; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Marimo (also known as "Japanese Moss Balls") are rare and unique species of algae native to Lake Akan in Hokkaido, Japan. Moss balls are a source of fascination in Japan, where they are popularly kept as home or office “pets” and for good luck. In this workshop you will create a whimsical aquatic ecosystem! Limited registration.  


2016-09-26; 5:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 18 yrs. - And Under
Learn how to make sandwiches for your school lunch!  


2016-09-26; 11:30  am - 1:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library - Community Room
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Book Club for English Language Learners.  The first book we will be reading is Charlotte's Web.  Read a story together and talk about it.  After we've read the book we will watch a movie.  Book Club will help you practice conversational skills and build vocabulary.


2016-09-26; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden; rain location, Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: All Ages
Hammered dulcimer music played by Linda Sniedze Taggart, accompanied by harp and other folk instruments.  Beautiful music, played in a beautiful place.  Pick up lunch at Starry Nites Cafe, or bring your own. Concert is free.


2016-09-26; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
Age Level: Adult
"Thirteen Days in September" by Lawrence Wright Copies of the book will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required.  


2016-09-26; 7:00  pm - 7:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: All Ages
End the day with a snuggle-up storytime  This program will include stories, songs, fingerplays, and puppets.  Kids are welcome to come in their PJ's and bring a stuffed animal!  For all ages.  No registration required.


2016-09-26; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 8 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 8 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 15. (Online registration for storytime is not available).  PRESCHOOL
Mondays or Thursdays; 10:30 – 11:00 am or Tuesdays; 11:00 – 11:30 am A weekly storytime session of stories, songs, and finger plays for preschoolers 3, 4, and 5 years old who are able to attend without a parent/caregiver. This session will begin, Monday, September 19, 2016 – April, 2017. (* No storytimes on Mondays, October 10, November 14; Tuesday, November 8 and Thursday, November 24.)
 


2016-09-26; 11:30  am - 12:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
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.  


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