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SUMMER STORIES 'N' MORE STORY TIME
2017-07-25; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 6 yrs.
TUESDAYS, JUNE 27 - AUGUST 15 (NO STORYTIME ON JULY 4). OLDER SIBLINGS WELCOME.  Preschoolers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. No registration is required.    

Garden Club
2017-07-26; 11:30  am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Help take care of the library garden and do fun crafts. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required.  

Lego Club (Summer)
2017-07-26; 1:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017  Join fellow builders for creative Lego building fun! Grades K-5 *Registration Required 

Rap, Rock & Read with Miss Nina
2017-07-26; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Child
Miss Nina is coming back! And we are so excited!   We hope you are as excited as we are that Miss Nina is coming back to the Central Library! She will be performing in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library Wednesday evening at 7pm on July 26, 2017. The program, Rap, Rock & Read, is interactive from the get-go, with kids waving, clapping, stomping, shaking, dancing, and singing along. Although everyone is welcome, the program will appeal particularly to families with young children. The auditorium is a huge space, so be sure to bring along a couple of friends. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: Bugs’ Life
2017-07-26; 1:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Rated PG. A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.  March two by two or even four by four to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. However you get here, be sure to make it by 1:00 pm on Wednesday, July 26 so you won’t miss a second of the PG-rated movie, A Bugs’ Life. It is about a misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy a grasshopper, who recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe. This free screening will appeal to families with children of all ages. There is no need to register, and there’s plenty of space, so feel free to bring along a friend or two. For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.
 

BabyTime
2017-07-27; 10:30  am - 11:00  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.  

Craft Time: Macrame` Bracelets
2017-07-27; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
For kids going into grades K-5. *Registration Required.  

Jr. Engineering: Building
2017-07-27; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 8 yrs. - 11 yrs.
Learn about architectural engineering with a fun, hands-on STEM activity.  For children entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. Registration is required. 

Lego Club (Summer)
2017-07-27; 11:00  am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017  Join fellow builders for creative Lego building fun! Grades K-5 *Registration Required 

Lego Club
2017-07-27; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Calling all LEGO-maniacs! Use your imagination to create cool LEGO structures. Ages 5-12. Registration Required.  

MAKE & TAKE CRAFTERNOONS
2017-07-27; 3:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Drop in to the Children’s Center and make a fun craft to take home, while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

BUILD A BETTER WORLD THROUGH MUSIC WITH MISS NINA STONE
2017-07-27; 3:30  pm - 4:30  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
For children of all ages and their families. The award winning Miss Nina is coming back to Penfield Library all the way from Brooklyn, New York for this stupendous super sing-a-long! Get your voices warmed up and join us!  REGISTRATIONbegins Thursday, July 13 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, July 20 for all others.   

Preschool Stories
2017-07-27; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more for kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver.  

Rap, Rock & Read with Miss Nina
2017-07-27; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 6 yrs.
Sing and dance with Miss Nina as she brings songs from her award-winning CD Sha Doo Be Doop, as heard on SiriusXM's Kids Place Live. For ages 2-6. Arrive early as seating is limited. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

Story Time Stars
2017-07-27; 10:00  am  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.  For ages 3-5. No registration required.

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy
2017-07-27; 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.  

TheStorybook Cooks
2017-07-27; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: Child -- 6 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Our favorite cooking team returns to show us how to build some summer treats. Registration is required. Please call 428-8218.  

Theater Thursday
2017-07-27; 3:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child
Enjoy a good movie!  

The Wondermakers: Build a Better World
2017-07-27; 6:30  pm - 7:15  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 12 yrs.
A family program, with stories about building, and building a better world through kindness and helpfulness, from many different cultures.  This program includes songs, colorful costumes, humor and lots of audience participation! Registration is required.

WXXI & Central Library Exploration Stations
2017-07-27; 11:00  am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Exploration Stations are back, co-hosted by WXXI & Central Library! Join us for Fairy Tale STEAM programs.  This series features classic fairy tales with a twist. The kids help fairy tale characters solve problems through hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Come to the Children’s Center to play and learn with Anansi the Spider, The Little Red Hen, Abiyoyo, Chicken Little, and the Blind Men and the Elephant. Featuring WXXI & PBS KIDS resources, this free, drop-in series takes place from 11am to 4pm on consecutive Thursdays this summer. All material will be supplied, while they last. This program is open to families with children ages 4 to 12 and will occur on July 27, and August 3. Please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150 for more information. 

BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME WITH MISS JEAN
2017-07-28; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Winton Branch - COMMUNITY ROOM
Age Level: Child -- 3 mos. - 2 yrs.
ENGAGE YOUR BABY AT THE LIBRARY. WE WILL USE BOARD BOOKS, BOUNCE RHYMES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND PUPPETS.  STORY TIME BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE THE LIBRARY OPENS. STAFF WILL BE WAITING AT THE FRONT DOOR TO LET YOU IN. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED. TO REGISTER, STOP IN OR PHONE THE LIBRARY AT 428-8204 DURING BUSINESS HOURS.

Baby Sing, Sign and Play
2017-07-28; 10:15  am - 10:45  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 6 mos. - 2 yrs.
Music, books and other playful activities help tots and adults learn simple ASL signs for pre-verbal communication.  No registration.  

Fun Friday
2017-07-28; 3:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Have fun with paint, play dough, and Legos. We'll even bring out the Wii.  

Make & Take
2017-07-28; 1:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - And Up
Fun new project every week!  Friday is Craft day in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. Come create a new project every week anytime between 1:00 and 4:00pm while supplies last. Dates are Fridays July 28, August 4, and 11. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 

Planetarium Sky Show
2017-07-28; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 8 yrs.
Come to the library and see the stars!  We will be hosting a mobile, inflatable planetarium that will be giving a full-fledged sky show! Registration is required and begins July 14. Please register for the appropriate session. Click here to register.

Planetarium Sky Show
2017-07-28; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 8 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Come to the library and see the stars!  We will be hosting a mobile, inflatable planetarium that will be giving a full-fledged sky show! Registration is required and begins July 14. Please register for the appropriate session. Click here to register. 

Pre-K Story Times
2017-07-28; 11:30  am  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 4 yrs.
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.  

Stories and More
2017-07-28; 3:30  pm - 4:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Read a book, have a snack, and so fun book-related activities. Grades K-2 Fall 2017 * Registration Required  

Story Time
2017-07-28; 1:30  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 7 yrs.
Great stories combine with action, art, and fun with friends!  

THE WATER EDUCATION COLLABORATIVE WITH ROCHESTER MUSEUM SCIENCE CENTER
2017-07-28; 1:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
Join the RMSC Players as they present a fun and interactive program about how we all can protect our watershed. You might ask what is a watershed, come and find out! This program sponsored by The Water Education Collaborative. For the Kindergarten and 1st age group we have a special interactive program on Insects!  1:30 – 2:30; “Insects” for children entering grades  Kindergarten and 1st 2:45 – 3:45; “Water, Water, All Around” for children  entering grades 2nd and 3rd 4:00 – 5:00; ‘Water, Water, All Around” for children  entering grades 4th and 5th   REGISTRATIONbegins July 14 for Town of Penfield or school district residents; July 28 for all others.  

Tech Time
2017-07-28; 10:30  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Tech Time: Try your hands at different technologies including Ozobots, HTML coding, and more. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required  

Intro to Robotics for young children
2017-07-29; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child
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.  

Story Time
2017-07-29; 1:00  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
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.  

4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Learning Series
2017-07-31; 2:15  pm - 3:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Child
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
2017-07-31; 3:30  pm  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs.
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
2017-07-31; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Child
Live animals! Learn all about them!  Meet some live, exotic animals that you may never have met before and see how they have adapted to their environment.  The Wildlife Defenders will present lots of information and introduce you to some real, live animals. They will be in the Kate Gleason Auditorium at 10:30am on Monday, July 31, 2017. Don’t be late; you won’t want to miss a single second! This program will appeal to families with children of all ages, so don’t be shy; bring along the whole family. Bring some friends, too! For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 

Baby Story Time
2017-07-31; 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.   

Baby Story Times
2017-07-31; 10:00  am  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
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
2017-07-31; 10:30  am - 11:00  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.  

Drop-in Toddler Story Time
2017-07-31; 10:00  am - 10:20  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 18 mos. - 3 yrs.
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.

Mad Scientists
2017-07-31; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
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  

Munchkin Monday Story Hour
2017-07-31; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Stories and crafts for child with caregiver  

Omnipresent Puppet Theater: The Three Little Pigs
2017-07-31; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - And Up
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  

PJ Storytime & Craft
2017-07-31; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
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
2017-07-31; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Preschooler and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a fun art project or activity. Ages 2-5 years  

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy
2017-07-31; 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.  

Story Time with Mary Jo
2017-07-31; 10:15  am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
For ages 2 through 5 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack are all part of this program.   

Widget & Joey Reading Dogs
2017-07-31; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Children's Room
Age Level: Child
Widget and Joey - The Reading Dogs  Widget - A licensed therapy dog and her pal Joey - Meet - Widget and Joey and read them a story! Monday 7-31-2017~ 3 PM - 4 PM

ALL AGES STORY TIME WITH MISS JEAN
2017-08-01; 10:30  am - 11:00  
Winton Branch - COMMUNITY ROOM
Age Level: Child -- 3 mos. - 6 yrs.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR STORIES, RHYMES, FINGERPLAYS, MUSIC AND MORE.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED.STORY TIME BEGINS 30 MINUTES BEFORE LIBRARY OPENS. STAFF WILL BE AT FRONT DOORS TO LET YOU IN.

All Ages Storytime
2017-08-01; 11:00  am - 11:30  am
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Join us for stories, songs, the stretchy band, and parachute fun!  The Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is inviting children and their caregivers to join us for an All Ages Storytime. We’ll read stories, sing songs, play with the stretchy band, and shake a colorful parachute. It’s the perfect Storytime for the whole family! All Ages Storytime will take place from 11-11:30am on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. No registration is required. Please call the Children's Center at 428-8150 for more information.     

Babies & Books
2017-08-01; 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.  

Babies and Books
2017-08-01; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child - 2 yrs.
Stories, rhymes, and songs for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers followed by time to play and socialize.  

Baby & Toddler Storytime
2017-08-01; 10:00  pm - 10:30  am
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - And Under
Join us for songs, books, colored scarves, musical instruments, and toys.  The love for reading and books begins before a child can read his or her first word. The Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is inviting all babies, toddlers, and caregivers to join us for a Baby & Toddler Storytime. We’ll sing songs, play with egg shakers and colored scarves, share simple books, and play with toys. Children are not expected to sit still and be quiet. There will be time for children to play with toys and parents to socialize at the end of the Storytime. Baby & Toddler Storytime will take place from 10-10:30am on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.  No registration is required. Please call the Children's Center at 428-8150 for more information. 

Baby Story Time
2017-08-01; 9:30  am  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
Introduce your baby to rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books.  For ages 0-18 months with a caregiver. 9:30 and 10:30 am. Drop in. No registration required.

Building Through History
2017-08-01; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
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.  

Gazebo Story Time!
2017-08-01; 11:00  am - 11:45  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Spencerport Gazebo
Age Level: Child
Enjoy stories with Mrs. Anne canal-side at the Spencerport gazebo! Rain Location: Ogden Farmers’ Library.  

LAP SIT STORYTIME
2017-08-01; 11:00  am - 11:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child
Drop-in stories and songs for infants through pre-walkers, accompanied by a caregiver.  

Pajamarama
2017-08-01; 6:30  pm - 7:15  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 mos. - 5 yrs.
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
2017-08-01; 11:15  am  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
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 Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy
2017-08-01; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
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.  

Story Time with Hannah
2017-08-01; 10:15  am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child
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.  

Summer Family Movie: The LEGO Batman Movie
2017-08-01; 2:00  pm - 3:40  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the criminals of Gotham City, and the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted—a teenage orphan who wants to become his sidekick. Rated PG; 104 min. Snacks are welcome! Sponsored by Friends of BML.  

Tiny Tot Tuesdays
2017-08-01; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
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.  No registration necessary.

Story Time with Ms. Elise
2017-08-01; 12:30  pm - 1:15  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: Child - 6 yrs.
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  

Wizarding World: O.W.L.s (Kids)
2017-08-01; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 7 yrs. - 11 yrs.
Come to the library the first Tuesday of each month to enjoy a Harry Potter-themed program, different every month!  There will be activities, crafts, and snacks. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Click here to register. 

Wobbly Toddlers Storytime
2017-08-01; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child
Drop in for stories and songs for early walkers with a caregiver. Tuesdays @ 10 AM: August 1, 8, 15  

Craft Fun with Mrs. Otto
2017-08-02; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library - 115
Age Level: Child
Craft Fun with Mrs. Otto. Registration required.  

Garden Club
2017-08-02; 11:30  am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Help take care of the library garden and do fun crafts. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required.  

LEGO Club
2017-08-02; 4:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
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)
2017-08-02; 1:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017  Join fellow builders for creative Lego building fun! Grades K-5 *Registration Required 

Lego Lab
2017-08-02; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - And Up
Create! Construct! Build!  Do you love building with Legos? This is the place for you! Come build a Lego masterpiece and then display your work for all to see. This program is best for children five and older. Come to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County at 7:00 pm most Wednesdays this summer for Lego Lab, to stretch your creativity with other kids. We will be meeting on Wednesdays August 2, and 9.  For more information call the Children's Center at 428-8150.    

Live Bird of Prey Demonstration by Wild Wings
2017-08-02; 3:00  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
Kids will have fun learning about Raptors in this Live Bird of Prey Demonstration by Wild Wings  

Story Time with Ms. Rosa
2017-08-02; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Lincoln Branch
Age Level: Child
Story time for ages 3 - 5. Bilingual or Spanish Story times available upon request  

Time for Tots
2017-08-02; 10:15  am - 11:15  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 1 yr. - 5 yrs.
Forty minutes of free play with toys followed by a 20 minute story time.   

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: Wild Life
2017-08-02; 1:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Rated PG. A daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe came to be stranded on a tropical island.  Swim on over to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County to see the movie The Wild Life. In this story, rated PG, a daring parrot recounts how Robinson Crusoe came to be stranded on a tropical island. We will start the film rolling at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 2, so hold on to your hats and come along for the ride! This movie will appeal to families with children of all ages. There is no need to register, so feel free to bring along a friend or two. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 

World Builders Writing Group* Registration Required
2017-08-02; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Share your love of writing with other creative people while doing fun activates. For kids in grades 2-5, Fall 2017. * Registration Required  

BabyTime
2017-08-03; 10:30  am - 11:00  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.  

Craft Time:
2017-08-03; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
For kids going into grades K-5. *Registration Required.  

Stories and Swords with the Rochester Fencing Club
2017-08-03; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
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.  

Build a Better Ice Cream Sundae!
2017-08-03; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 12 yrs.
This special Pajama Storytime will include stories, songs, a craft and an ice cream treat!  Registration is required. 

Jr. Engineering: Creating a Filtration System
2017-08-03; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 8 yrs. - 11 yrs.
Learn about environmental engineering with a fun, hands-on STEM activity.  For children entering 3rd, 4th or 5th grade. Registration is required. 

Lego Club (Summer)
2017-08-03; 11:00  am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017  Join fellow builders for creative Lego building fun! Grades K-5 *Registration Required 

Make & Take Crafternoon
2017-08-03; 3:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Drop in and make a fun craft to take home, while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of BML.  

BUILD A BETTER WORLD...CELEBRATE WITH NELS ROSS OF INJEST
2017-08-03; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
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.  REGISTRATION is required and begins Thursday, July 13 for reading game participants.   

Preschool Stories
2017-08-03; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more for kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver.  

Read to Lily
2017-08-03; 4:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Lily, a beagle mix therapy dog, is ready to listen to stories! Bring in or pick out your favorite book to read to her. Register in the Children’s Center, or call 784-5300 (option 1).  

Story Time Stars
2017-08-03; 10:00  am  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays.  For ages 3-5. No registration required.

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy
2017-08-03; 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.  

WXXI & Central Library Exploration Stations
2017-08-03; 11:00  am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Exploration Stations are back, co-hosted by WXXI & Central Library! Join us for Fairy Tale STEAM programs.  This series features classic fairy tales with a twist. The kids help fairy tale characters solve problems through hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Come to the Children’s Center to play and learn with Anansi the Spider, The Little Red Hen, Abiyoyo, Chicken Little, and the Blind Men and the Elephant. Featuring WXXI & PBS KIDS resources, this free, drop-in series takes place from 11am to 4pm on consecutive Thursdays this summer. All material will be supplied, while they last. This program is open to families with children ages 4 to 12 and will occur on August 3, 2017. Please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150 for more information. 

BABY AND TODDLER STORY TIME WITH MISS JEAN
2017-08-04; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Winton Branch - COMMUNITY ROOM
Age Level: Child -- 3 mos. - 2 yrs.
ENGAGE YOUR BABY AT THE LIBRARY. WE WILL USE BOARD BOOKS, BOUNCE RHYMES, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND PUPPETS.  STORY TIME BEGINS 1 HOUR BEFORE LIBRARY OPENS. STAFF WILL BE WAITING AT THE FRONT DOOR TO LET YOU IN. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED. TO REGISTER, STOP IN OR PHONE THE LIBRARY AT 428-8204 DURING BUSINESS HOURS.

Library Learning Lab: Computer Assisted Design (CAD)
2017-08-04; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 17 yrs.
Explore how modern engineers use computers to help them build models with our hands-on activities. For Pre-K—12th graders with their caregivers. Register in the Children’s Center, or call 784-5300 (option 1).  

Make & Take
2017-08-04; 1:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - And Up
Fun new project every week!  Friday is Craft day in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. Come create a new project every week anytime between 1:00 and 4:00pm while supplies last. Dates are Fridays August 4, and 11. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 

Pre-K Story Times
2017-08-04; 11:30  am  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 4 yrs.
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.  

Tech Time
2017-08-04; 10:30  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Tech Time: Try your hands at different technologies including Ozobots, HTML coding, and more. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required  

Story Time
2017-08-05; 1:00  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
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.  

4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Learning Series
2017-08-07; 2:15  pm - 3:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Child
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® Club
2017-08-07; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join us for a book discussion, crafts and more all about the American Girls®!  Stop by the Checkout Desk to pick up this month's book. For the month of August we will reading a special book about a real-life American girl! For children ages 5-12 with an adult. No registration required.

Baby Story Times
2017-08-07; 10:00  am  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
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.  

Baby Story Time
2017-08-07; 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.  

BabyTime
2017-08-07; 10:30  am - 11:00  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.  

Chess Club
2017-08-07; 6:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child - 18 yrs.
Our chess club is an informal group where children can learn and play the game of chess in a welcoming atmosphere!  Mr. DeSantis and Mr. Mellender are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching kids who want to learn the game of chess. No registration required.

If You Give a Mouse a Tool Belt…
2017-08-07; 10:30  am - 12:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
You know what happens when you give a mouse a cookie. Find out what happens when you give him a toolbelt! Photo Opportunity, Activities, Crafts, and more!  Bring your camera because you’re sure to want to get a picture of yourself with the mouse. The mouse will get a tool belt, and you know what happens if he gets one thing…he wants something else! Come at 10:30am on Monday August 7, to see what else he’ll want. We’ll have lots of fun mousie activities and crafts to do! This program will be held in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. Mouse books will be offered for sale, or come up to the Children’s Center and see if we have any left to be borrowed. For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.  

Munchkin Monday Story Hour
2017-08-07; 10:15  am - 11:15  am
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Stories and crafts for child with caregiver  

PJ Storytime & Craft
2017-08-07; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
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.  

Story Time & Craft: Reimagine It!
2017-08-07; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 6 yrs.
Come for a story and stay for a craft! Creation & imagination are bound to show up in abundance during this recycled craft program.  

Story Time with Mary Jo
2017-08-07; 10:15  am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
For ages 2 through 5 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack are all part of this program.  No registration.  

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy
2017-08-07; 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.  

SUMMER FAMILY STORY TIME
2017-08-07; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
MONDAYS, JUNE 26 - AUGUST 14 (NO STORYTIME ON JULY 24).  FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES, ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.   Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver.No registration required.      

Summer Family Movie: KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS
2017-08-08; 2:00  pm - 3:45  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child
Kubo, a boy with the gift of telling fantastical stories, is sent on a mystical quest to discover his family's magical legacy while being pursued by his vengeful grandfather. Rated PG; 101 min. Snacks are welcome! Sponsored by Friends of BML.  

ALL AGES STORY TIME WITH MISS JEAN
2017-08-08; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Winton Branch - COMMUNITY ROOM
Age Level: Child -- 3 mos. - 6 yrs.
PLEASE JOIN US FOR STORIES, RHYMES, FINGERPLAYS, MUSIC AND MORE.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED. STORY TIME STARTS 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE LIBRARY OPENS. STAFF WILL BE AT FRONT DOOR TO LET YOU IN.

Babies & Books
2017-08-08; 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.  

Gazebo Story Time!
2017-08-08; 11:00  am - 11:45  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Spencerport Gazebo
Age Level: Child
Enjoy stories with Mrs. Anne canal-side at the Spencerport gazebo! Rain Location: Ogden Farmers’ Library.  

Lap Sit Storytime
2017-08-08; 11:00  am - 11:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child
Drop-in stories and songs for infants through pre-walkers, accompanied by a caregiver.  

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