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2014-10-01; 10:00  am  
Central Library
Age Level: Adult
Create a handmade ornament with a holiday or winter theme for the Central Library. These handmade ornaments will be displayed during the month of December in The Central Library. The ornament should reflect the festivity of the season, or the beauty of winter. We cannot accept ornaments with religious or political slogans or images, including references to religious holidays, or ornaments that advertise a product or for-profit business.  There is a $100.00 prize for the most creative ornament. The minimum size is 18 inches, the maximum size is 3 ft. wide, 4 ft. long, and weighing under 5 lbs. For more information and application please click here.


2014-10-01; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - BML
Age Level: Teen
October1-December 1 Juried art contest for 6th-12th graders living in or attending school in Brighton. Get rules on our website or in the library. Prizes will be awarded in junior and senior divisions. Artwork will be displayed at the library through January 31, 2015. Sponsored by the Friends of BML.  


2014-10-21; 5:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Webster Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Preview Night for Friends of the Webster Public Library Book Sale.  Tuesday night will be a members only preview from 5-8:30 pm.
Wednesday & Thursday are open to all from 10 am-8:30 pm.
Friday from 10 am-5 pm & Saturday 10 am-1 pm fill a bag for $3.00 or buy one book, get one free.


2014-10-23; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Join special guest instructor Linda Schmackpfeffer and learn sign language while having fun with your baby.  


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
A great way to introduce babies to reading!  For newborn to 18 months with a caregiver. Babies will experience books, nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and simple sign language. Fifteen minutes of storytime will be followed by 15 minutes of play and socialization.


2014-10-23; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
For babies 0-23 months and their care giver.     Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration required. Fall series begins September 18 and continues weekly through November 20 (no BabyTime on October 2 or 16). No registration necessary.   


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Lincoln Branch
Age Level: Adult
Free weekly classes in topics including internet, Word, Excel, e-mail and more.  


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 2:00  pm
Monroe Branch
Age Level: All Ages -- Select - Select
We're celebrating Batman's birthday!! During the week of October 18-23rd, stop into the library dressed as your favorite Batman character, or wear anything Batman themed, and receive a treat!  


2014-10-23; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs.
Enjoy lively literary discussion at the library!  The book club normally meets the fourth Thursday of every month. The title for October is The Supremes at Earl's all-you-can eat, by Edward Kelsey Moore.  No registration is required, and new members are welcome.


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Child - 4 yrs.
This combination of story time and play time fosters early literacy, social skills, creativity, fine motor skills, and parallel play among young children. Grown-ups can socialize or browse through a magazine or newspaper in our comfortable Jacobs Family Reading Room while children play with building blocks. No registration necessary.  


2014-10-23; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child - 18 yrs.
Join us to learn from and play with other kids, computers, and local experts!  No registration is required.


2014-10-23; 7:00  pm  pm
Scottsville Free Library
Age Level: Adult -- 16 yrs. - And Up
Turn those faux autumn leaves into something beautiful and functional.  Please bring a medium bowl/pan to hold the balloon while you craft.  All other supplies will be provided.  Register early.  Class space is very limited. 


2014-10-23; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Adult
Learn about the history of banking in western New York!  This program details the history of early banking in western New York through a wide variety of documents commonly found in coin collections, archives, and museums.  Banking appeared in western New York as soon as it was opened for settlement, but its practices were largely unregulated.  Learn how improvements to banking developed and the role of the Thompson family whose summer home is now known as Sonnenberg Gardens. Please register.


2014-10-23; 2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Adult
A martial arts instructor will instruct seniors in techniques for securing your home from break-ins and burglaries.  Registration is required:  http://gateslibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventcalendar.aspx 


2014-10-23; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 8 yrs.
Stories, games, activities and a craft. Registration is required.  http://gateslibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventcalendar.aspx 


2014-10-23; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Are you a LEGO-maniac?  Join our LEGO Building Block Club and use your creativity to make a monthly masterpiece. Register for one, two, or all three fall sessions, beginning 9/11.


2014-10-23; 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 "Paper plate Halloween wreath", the teen craft is "Yarn Ghost" and adult craft is "Clothespin Cat". Samples are on display at the Library!  Take one home and make something special!


2014-10-23; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child
Join us for an evening storytime in your pajamas, with your favorite stuffed friend!  For children of all ages with an adult. No registration is required.


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 8:30  pm
Parma Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: All Ages
Book Sale -  The Parma Public Library Friends Book Sale will take place on Thursday, October 23rd from 10 am-8:30 pm, Friday, October 24th from 10 am-5:30 pm and on Saturday, October 25th from 10 am-3:30 pm with a Friends Preview happening on Wednesday, October 22nd from 6:30-8:30 pm. The public can join the friends at the door for a $5.00 tax deductible donation. For more information please call the library at 585-392-8350.


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child
Join us for a special storytime full of stories, songs, and fun!  For children of all ages with an adult. No registration is required.


2014-10-23; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Parma Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Create and experiment with Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math! No registration required.  


2014-10-23; 11:00  am - 11:30  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for some stories, songs, rhymes, and more!  


2014-10-23; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Join us for a half hour of stories, songs, and fingerplays.  10 a.m. on Thursdays and Fridays. Drop in - No registration required.


2014-10-23; 1:00  pm - 1:45  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: Child - And Under
Stories, songs and activities for children under 4 years old and their caregiver.  


2014-11-11; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Child
Stories and more to encourage early literacy, a love of books and being read to, following simple directions, taking turns, being part of a group, and being a good listener. Best for toddlers and preschoolers. No registration necessary.  


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