Upcoming Events

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 9:30am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:00am
Pittsford Community Library

Chariot Learning will administer a practice SAT. Please bring a calculator, pencils and an eraser. Registration required

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:15am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Enjoy yoga and play to strengthening the bond between you and your infant. Baby Yoga helps to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your infant towards their next stage of development.

Mondays 10:30 -- 11:00 

For ages 0-5 (Parents welcome!)

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Hamlin Public Library

Themed storytime and craft for ages 2-5.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Penfield Public Library

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:00 AM

June 25 – August 13 (no storytime on July 23)

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult

We invite families 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 is required.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 10:30am
Central Library

Experience the Latin moves as dance brings a story to life!  Become entranced in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County at 10:30 am as this Latin dance group shares the Vejigantes dance, inspired by the bilingual book “Vejigante Masquerader.” This free program will appeal to families with children of all ages. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:15am
Lyell Library Branch

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy books and songs with Miss Emily. Please knock at the parking lot entrance to be let in the library. Designed for children ages 0-2 and a caregiver. Please call 428-8218 for more details.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:30am
Winton Branch

The ZooMobile is coming to the Winton Branch Library, located at 611 Winton Road North, at 11:30am on Monday, July 16, 2018 to share a fun and interesting program called Amazing Adaptations. See lots of animals from all over the world and find out how their bodies help them survive in their natural habitat. This program will be interesting for people of all ages, and there will be plenty of space, so be sure to bring along a friend or two. For more information, call the library at 428-8204.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

The Mad Scientists' Lab is hands-on learning about the wonderful world of science. For kids going into grades 3-5, fall 2018. *Registration required.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Ogden Farmers' Library

Join us for an afternoon of storytelling, dance, and singing. All ages. Registration is required

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Explore the world of surprise!

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 4:30pm
Irondequoit Public Library

Come learn about the history of Henna tattoos and use what you learned to make your own henna designs! Participants will have the opportunity to get their own henna tattoos. Two lucky participants will be chosen in a raffle to take home their own Henna Tattoo D.I.Y. kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of IPL

Ages 10-18.

Registration required

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library
Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Brockport - Duryea Room

Help us make a bad movie good! Do your own running commentary-boo, hiss or laugh. You bring the commentary, we provide the refreshments.

Registration is required

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Rush Public Library

Beat the summer heat at the library with a sundae party! There will be plenty of ice cream, and all your favorite toppings! This free event is open to anyone ages 13 to 18 but please register ahead of time! If you have any allergy concerns, please give us a call

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
Central Library

Bring your lunch and enjoy the beautiful sounds of Ad Hoc Music Ensemble.  Ad Hoc is an ever-changing group of amazing classical musicians who play selections that are eclectic and fun.  Rain location is the Kate Gleason Auditorium.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Central Library

Build! Construct! Create!  Do you have a love of Legos? Then come to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County from 1:00-4:00pm on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, for Lego Lab! Come build a Lego creation and put it on display for all to see. Families with children of all ages are welcome to build. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Meet every once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. There's free pizza and a chance to talk about books, the authors and much, much more! This group is for teens entering grades 9-12. Register here

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 1:00pm
Parma Public Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to join us every Tuesday this summer to experience and explore with a variety of technology.  No registration is required for Teen Tech Tuesdays.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Rush Public Library

Meet Back to Rock, a comprehensive music school for all genres and instruments, and for students ages 1-100. Please join us for a musical performance, plus an instrument petting zoo where children will have a chance to explore all different musical instruments up close. This wonderful family program will be held in the William Udicious Pavilion. Please register in advance. Click here for registration.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 6:30pm
Gates Public Library

For ages 8 - 13. This DIY craft is high-flying fun! Dress up this unfinished wood airplane with paint and decorations for a fun project.  Simple assembly, all materials provided. Registration is recommended

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Join Mrs. Amy for stories, songs, coloring and lots of puppets! No registration required.  All ages.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:00am
Chili Public Library

For all ages and families.

Music, magic, and more!

No registration is required, but this is a (free) ticketed event. Tickets will be available at the door 15 minutes before the start time of the program and you must have a ticket to enter.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
Central Library

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.  Vamos, mis amigos to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, from 1:00-3:00pm, as we explore the mystical Land of the Dead and the rich Mexican music traditions of Coco! Rated PG for families of all ages. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fairport Public Library

Learn to create different dishes every Wednesday! Open to all chefs entering grades 6-12. 
Sign up for each session separately on the library's online calendar.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 3:00pm
Irondequoit Public Library

Each week we'll have a hands-on activity in the Maker's Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 

Ages 10-18.

Registration required

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 4:00pm
Lyell Branch

Rich the Magic Man will mystify and astound you with his magic tricks. Fun, entertainment for the whole family.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Ogden Farmers' Library

Paint and decoupage your own space age rock bookends with artist Laura Lee Jones. No experience necessary. Fun with glitter, glue, and paint. Customize to your own aesthetic. All supplies provided. Registration required

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Pittsford Community Library

Round up your family and friends for a low-tech evening of Bingo and snacks. For all ages. No registration required.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
Monroe Branch

Come one, come all! Magician Steve Igraham will dazzle and bend the mind with his expert performance. No registration required.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Join Mrs. Amy for stories, songs, coloring and lots of puppets! No registration required.  All ages.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:00am
Central Library

Join the fun as we explore the Latino story, “Musicians of the Sun,” with hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) activities. Cosponsored by WXXI.  Discover the music in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for Summer Exploration Stations! We will explore the story “Musicians of the Sun” through hands-on activities in science, engineering, art, and more! WXXI cosponsors this exciting, free program that is designed for families with children of all ages. Drop in to the Children’s Center anytime between 11am-3pm on Thursday, July 19, 2018, to see what it’s all about. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Hamlin Public Library

Search for clues. Solve the puzzles. Can you escape?

Please call 964-2320 or stop in to register for this event.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Meet every once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. There's free pizza and a chance to talk about books, the authors and much, much more! This group is for tweens entering grades 6-8. Registrer here

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a cosmetic consultant to learn basic skin care and tips for the perfect summer look.  Open to everyone in grades 6-12.                          
Please sign up to attend.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Fly away fun!

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Katie from Roc City Henna will be here to teach about the significance of henna throughout history. Students will have the opportunity to create and apply their own henna designs. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
Ogden Farmers' Library

Make your own jewelry with the tools and materials provided. Grades 6-12. Register here

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
Gates Public Library

Summer Reading "Libraries Rock" event! Hear multicultural folktales with songs from Kenya, Puerto Rico and the Native American culture. This program is highly interactive; children will be able to participate. Registration is requested.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Chili Public Library

For all ages and families.

Join us for a movie and popcorn. The featured movie will be posted in the library the week before the program. No registration required.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Central Library

Get creative! Get crafty!  Let your inner artist loose for some creative crafting on Friday, July 20, 2018, anytime between 1:00 and 4:00pm, while supplies last, in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. Family fun for all ages. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Cool down at the library with a family-friendly, musical movie. This week we will be watching Annie (1982). Popcorn and drinks will be served.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Ogden Farmers' Library

Assemble and enjoy snacks from your favorite fictional world. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Unleash the power of your imagination while you interact with other teens.  Create your own unique character to guide through battles, quests and courtly intrigue.  D&D is the classic role-playing game.  Join our group and see what it's all about!  Grades 6-12

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
Chili Public Library

Ages 12-18. Come play on our giant Candyland board. We will have prizes for the winners and lots of candy to munch on! No registration required.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
East Rochester Public Library

Whether you're brand new to crocheting or looking for some tips, learn how to crochet with Tamara Kelley.  Yarn and crochet hooks will be provided. For ages 9 and up.

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 3:30pm
Penfield Public Library

Libraries Rock! WACKY SCIENCE SHOW WITH DR. SCIENCE, CHRIS JOHNSON

Friday, July 20; 3:30-4:15 PM

For children ages 5 and up, parents welcome

REGISTRATION begins Friday, July 6 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, July 13 for all others.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Take an official full length practice SAT (except for the essay), proctored just like the real thing. After the test, students will receive help scoring the multiple choice portions of the test to learn their scaled scores and percentiles. Participation is free. Open to students in grades 10-12.  

Please sign up to attend

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 11:00am

Come be a part of Rochester's biggest play event. We'll be playing all day in the library parking lot. Games, activities, fun and healthy snacks for all ages. 

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
Brockport - Duryea Room

Calling all chefts to join us in our cooking program that celebrates our summer reading theme "Libraries Rock". We will be creating a Eible Rock Garden and a drink using Pop Rocks. Grades 6-12. Register Here.

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:30am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:15am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Enjoy yoga and play to strengthening the bond between you and your infant. Baby Yoga helps to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your infant towards their next stage of development.

Mondays 10:30 -- 11:00 

For ages 0-5 (Parents welcome!)

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Hamlin Public Library

Themed storytime and craft for ages 2-5.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Central Library

Do you believe in magic?  Join us in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County on Monday, July 23, 2018, at 11:00am as magician, Ted Burzynski, entertains and enthralls with his tricks of illusion. Families with children of all ages are sure to love this show. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:00am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Lyell Library Branch

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy books and songs with Miss Emily. Please knock at the parking lot entrance to be let in the library. Designed for children ages 0-2 and a caregiver. Please call 428-8218 for more details.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Central Library

Love to dance? Show us your moves!  Get on your feet in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County at 1:00pm as you show us your moves! Working together in cooperative groups, children will be given a short selection of hip-hop music with which to create a dance. Groups will then perform on stage for our judges for a chance to win prizes! For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

The Mad Scientists' Lab is hands-on learning about the wonderful world of science. For kids going into grades 3-5, fall 2018. *Registration required.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 2:30pm
Penfield Public Library

Join our fun club to discuss books with an “Everyday Heroes” theme, celebrating acts of bravery, character, and kindness that transform our world in big and small ways. At each meeting we will also complete a group community service project.

Pick up copies of the books from the display in the Teen Area and read prior to each meeting

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
Pittsford Community Library

Liz Bauld, The Storybook Cook, will be here to teach us to create a Rockin' Stone Soup, Edible Moon Rocks, Edible "Zen" Rock Garden and Pop Rock Spritzer. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 3:00pm
Irondequoit Public Library

Are you the fastest racer in Mario Kart? Can you survive Rainbow Road? Join our Mario Kart Tournament! There will be a prize awarded for the top 2 finishers. Registration required. For those ages 10-18.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Irondequoit Public Library

Come learn the basics of swing dance--beginning footwork, leading and following! Wear smooth-soled shoes. No experience necessary. Just come to have fun!  No registration necessary. 

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Brighton Memorial Library

Join us for board games, puzzles, trivia, and more. Play an old favorite or learn a new game. We will supply games for all ages, or bring your own favorite to share. Sponsored by Friends of BML

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Her Dad's Banjo, a solo project by Zora Acephala, is at once a celebration of country and folk music's rebellious spirit and the enduring power of the deeply personal. Through playing literally her dad's banjo, Zora is able to capture something powerfully immaterial, and the results are nothing short of captivating. A blend of deep country cuts, traditional tunes, and pop favorites, Her Dad's Banjo will open up your view of what country music is today.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
Gates Public Library

Summer Reading "Libraries Rock" event! This high-energy, Australian themed show combines music, comedy, culture, character building and audience participation. You're sure to love this interactive entertaining show! Registration is required.

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Gates Public Library

Join us for an hour tribute to Patsy Cline with live music, history, and trivia about Patsy and her life in music. Please register

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Meet every once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. There's free pizza and a chance to talk about books, the authors and much, much more! This group is for teens entering grades 9-12. Register here

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:00pm
Parma Public Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to join us every Tuesday this summer to experience and explore with a variety of technology.  No registration is required for Teen Tech Tuesdays.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 2:00pm
Pittsford Community Library

Mary Jane Wenner will bring piles of interesting recycled materials. You add imagination to make cool creations. For all ages. Drop in. No registration required.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Newman Riga Library
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-21. Want to have a positive impact on the Teen book collection and Teen programming and help make the CPL better than ever? Join our group! We have fun discussions, earn volunteer hours, and eat lots of snacks. You don't have to sign up, just come! Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Turn beads and different gemstones into your own wearable jewelry creations. Led by Fairport artist Deb Coller. Open to everyone in grades 6-12.   Please sign up to attend.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Rush Public Library

In this Rush Bicentennial Event for children in grades 3-12, our Genesee Country Tinsmith will show us some shiny wares and his tools! See how this technology was employed to solve specific problems and meet particular needs of the time. Learn how the Tinsmith's role in early American economics compares to that of the 21st century hardware store. There is no fee for this program, but we ask that everyone attending, both parents and kids, register in advance. After the demonstration, children may make a tin ornament to bring home. Each ornament will cost $3.00, payable that evening.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 6:30pm
Gates Public Library

For ages 8 - 13. Decorate these extra large pinwheels and put a "spin" on fun! Registration is recommended

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. This is an open group that provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, and talk about any issues they may have, including sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Our group is geared towards LGBTQ+ teens but intends to create an accepting, confidential environment for all participants. Snacks will be provided! No registration required. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Join Mrs. Amy for stories, songs, coloring and lots of puppets! No registration required.  All ages.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:00am
Chili Public Library

For ages 7-11.

Come out and use a variety of recycled materials to create your own musical instruments! Registration is required and begins July 11

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
Central Library

This live production of the 1975 Broadway musical, "The Wiz," puts a modern spin on the classic "Wizard of Oz" tale with a cast of African-American actors.  Join us in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, from 1:00-3:00pm, as Dorothy and her friends groove on down the yellow brick road! Not Rated but for families of all ages. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fairport Public Library

Learn to create different dishes every Wednesday! Open to all chefs entering grades 6-12. 
Sign up for each session separately on the library's online calendar.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18.

Join us for an afternoon of playing on the Wii and having snacks. No registration required.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 3:00pm
Irondequoit Public Library

Each week we'll have a hands-on activity in the Maker's Lab! Sign up for one, some, or all of the weeks! The 3pm and 4pm classes will be doing the same activity. 

Ages 10-18.

Registration required

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
Ogden Farmers' Library

Race to solve clues and find the key before time runs out. Grades 6-8. Registration required

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Gates Public Library

For students in grades 9 - 12.

Prepare for the official ACT by taking practice tests under simulated test conditions.  Bring pencils, snacks and a calculator.  Minimum of 6 people must be registered; registration is required. Presented by Chariot Learning.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Join Mrs. Amy for stories, songs, coloring and lots of puppets! No registration required.  All ages.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Read and spend time with Miss Kacey, the therapy dog!  Miss Kacey joins us during our morning storytime.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:00am
Central Library

Join the fun as we explore the toe-tapping story, “I Got the Rhythm,” with hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) activities. Cosponsored by WXXI.  Dance on down to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for Summer Exploration Stations! We will explore the story “I Got the Rhythm” through hands-on activities in science, engineering, art, and more! WXXI cosponsors this exciting, free program that is designed for families with children of all ages. Drop in to the Children’s Center anytime between 11am-3pm on Thursday, July 26, 2018, to see what it’s all about. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Hamlin Public Library

Come to the Hamlin Town Hall Gym to see an interactive African drum and dance program that the whole family will enjoy.

Call 964-2320 or stop in to register

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Meet every once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. There's free pizza and a chance to talk about books, the authors and much, much more! This group is for tweens entering grades 6-8. Registrer here

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Rush Public Library

All families who participate in our Summer Reading Program are invited to come and make a Dirt Sunae! We will provide ice cream and all of your favorite toppins! Be sure to register in advance so we have enough for everyone. Register here

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 2:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Gaming @ the library: videogames, board games and decks of cards! We have a Playstation 4 and a Wii U (and loads of games for each). Come by and have fun! Open to teens grades 6-12. Registration is required! Sign up separately for each session on the library's online calendar.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Charlotte Branch

Create great craft projects while spending time with friends. For ages 10-16. Space is limited so arrive early! Location: Children's Room

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 3:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:00pm

Do you knit or crochet? Stop by and bring your work-in-progress to sit and socialize with other crafters! All skill levels and types of needlecraft are welcome.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Chili Public Library

For all ages and families.

Play is limited to six players per hour on our giant room-sized board! Sign up for the hour block that you would like to play. All players must register, but spectators do not need to register. Registration begins July 13.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Cool down at the library with a family-friendly, musical movie. This week we will be watching Disney's Descendants (2015).   Popcorn and drinks will be served.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Ogden Farmers' Library

Decorate a cup for your frosty beverages this summer. Grades 6-12. Registration required.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
Ogden - Meeting Room

Do you want to be the very best? Join Pokémon Trainers Club! Play Pokemon Go, share tips & tricks, bring your cards to trade and play with your friends, enjoy crafts, and more! Meet in the children’s area. All Ages. Registration Requested.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:00pm
East Rochester Public Library

Hang out with your friends and enjoy a different activity each presented by Miss Kelly. This summer we'll try glitter glam slime, a tech challenge, and more.  For ages 9-12. 

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

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

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. Come have pizza and snacks and relax at the CPL after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts, and other activities available to take part in if you want to! Registration is encouraged and begins the month ahead of each session. Meets the second and fourth Fridays of the month from 5-7 pm.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Henna artist Robin Jaeckel will decorate your hand, shoulder or ankle with her delightful designs. Relax and enjoy coloring and a movie while you wait. Register here

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Hamlin Public Library

Please call 964-2320 or stop in to register for this event.

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 11:00am
Winton Branch

Deb Coller, artist and crafter, will lead teens and tweens through creating a beautiful bracelet for summer. Registration necessary.

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 9:30am

Join us at Brook Lea Country Club for the 22nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament, which benefits Gates Public Library and Chili Public Library. This event includes: 18 holes, cart, range, lunch, dinner and auction. Tickets are available at either library and online at www.gcchamber.com.

There are also sponsorships available. Thanks for supporting these local libraries.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 9:30am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:15am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Central Library

Learn about the mellow sounds of the fellow cello! Join us in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County at 10:30am as we explore the amazing sounds of the cello through story and song. Children will also get an opportunity to briefly play a cello. This free program will appeal to families with children of all ages. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Enjoy yoga and play to strengthening the bond between you and your infant. Baby Yoga helps to strengthen growing muscles, aid in digestion, promote better sleeping patterns, and help your infant towards their next stage of development.

Mondays 10:30 -- 11:00 

For ages 0-5 (Parents welcome!)

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Hamlin Public Library

Themed storytime and craft for ages 2-5.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:30am
Penfield Public Library

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:00 AM

June 25 – August 13 (no storytime on July 23)

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult

We invite families 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 is required.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:00am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 11:15am
Lyell Library Branch

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy books and songs with Miss Emily. Please knock at the parking lot entrance to be let in the library. Designed for children ages 0-2 and a caregiver. Please call 428-8218 for more details.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Charlotte Branch

We'll be celebrating Christmas in July with goodies and free Christmas book giveaways! For all ages. Location: Children's Room

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

The Mad Scientists' Lab is hands-on learning about the wonderful world of science. For kids going into grades 3-5, fall 2018. *Registration required.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages and families.

Our favorite puppet presenters are back again to share the story of The Little Mermaid.

No registration is required, but this is a (free) ticketed event. Tickets will be available at the door 15 minutes before the start time of the program and you must have a ticket to enter.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fairport Public Library

Turn ordinary rocks into your own works of art to keep, give as a gift, or leave randomly around for others to find. Rocks will be provided, but you can also bring any of your own that you would like to paint. Open to everyone in grades 6-12. Please sign up to attend.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Irondequoit Public Library

All teens are welcome to join our new Teen Book Discussion. Check back for the latest title we will be discussing. There will be food!

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
Central Library

Get ready for high-energy jazz fusion to revive you during the lunch hour! Vanishing Sun, one of the area's top up and coming bands, will rock the Kate Gleason Auditorium. According to Rochester City Newspaper,"This Rochester band mixes old school funk tones and sensibilities with an urgent beat that waxes original and new. Fresh and fun."

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Gates Public Library

This course teaches 8 – 14 year old participants the skills and techniques necessary to respond to a variety of summer-related first aid emergencies including: 

Pool Safety, Bug Bites, Poison Ivy/Oak, Burns, and Heat Emergencies.

This course meets requirements for several Boy/Girl Scout badges and is presented by EPIC Trainings.

Registration is required and limited to 18 people.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Meet every once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. There's free pizza and a chance to talk about books, the authors and much, much more! This group is for teens entering grades 9-12. Register here

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
Parma Public Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to join us every Tuesday this summer to experience and explore with a variety of technology.  No registration is required for Teen Tech Tuesdays.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library

In Celebration of Harry's Potter's Birthday, we will be watching Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, and engaging in many fun Potter themed activities like wand making, scavenger hunt and much more. Snacks will be provided!!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library

In Celebration of Harry's Potter's Birthday, we will be watching Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, and engaging in many fun Potter themed activities like wand making, scavenger hunt and much more. Snacks will be provided!!

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

College is very different from high school, and few finish on time. What’s your plan?

In the U.S. and New York, 57% of all college students do not graduate in four years. Edie Steele and Mike Stone will show you ways students and student-athletes can successfully adjust to and finish college, saving time and money while reducing stress.

Presented by Edie Steele, Ph.D., Finish in Four, LLC and Michael A. Stone, Parents of Athletes

Register here

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. Join us for tacos, games, a pinata, and a ton of other Tuesday fun. Registration is required and begins July 17.

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 6:30pm
Gates Public Library

For ages 8 - 13. How will you decorate your cute pet cactus? Registration is recommended.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00am
Penfield Public Library

Come to the library’s Information Desk and get a Libraries Rock! Scratch-Off Ticket each day just for visiting. You should also pick up a Libraries Rock! Coupon Book which contains challenges to complete to earn additional Scratch-Off Tickets!! You’ll have the chance to win prizes instantly and to be entered into our Weekly Prize Package raffles.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Join Mrs. Amy for stories, songs, coloring and lots of puppets! No registration required.  All ages.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Gates Public Library

For ages 7-12 years. This class is designed to teach children who are home alone the importance of behaving responsibly. Topics include: basic first aid tips, answering the telephone, internet safety and how to react to miscellaneous emergencies such as power outages. Registration is required.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 1:00pm
Central Library

Witness the inspiring story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, and must face the challenges of attending a mainstream school for the first time.  Join us in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County on Wednesday, August 1, 2018, from 1:00-3:00pm, as we view the screen-adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s award-winning book, Wonder, a story of differences and making a difference in the lives of others. Rated PG for families of all ages. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Ogden - Meeting Room

Do you want to be the very best? Join Pokémon Trainers Club! Play Pokemon Go, share tips & tricks, bring your cards to trade and play with your friends, enjoy crafts, and more! Meet in the children’s area. All Ages. Registration Requested.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 6-11.

Come out for a fun and active class about Hula Hoops and fitness.

Registration is required and begins July 18.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 2:00pm
Fairport Public Library

Learn to create different dishes every Wednesday! Open to all chefs entering grades 6-12. 
Sign up for each session separately on the library's online calendar.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Decorate a cupcake in this year’s summer reading theme “Libraries Rock” and you just might win a prize! For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join us for a fun day of video games, board games, and more. Play one of our games or bring your own. For those up for the challenge, there will also be a Mario Kart tournament. Registration is only required for thr tournament. 

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 7-11. Come out each month and enjoy different Harry Potter-themed activities, crafts, and snacks. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm. ***Please note the new event time.***

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:00am
Mendon Public Library

Taught through classroom discussion, instructor-led lecture, and supplemented by an interactive video presentation, this 5 hour class for boys/girls ages 11+ teaches participants the roles and responsibilities of a babysitter. Skills addressed include accident prevention, first aid, and abdominal thrusts for choking victims Each student will receive a workbook and a certification card upon completion. Students are asked to bring a SASE (self addresses stamped envelope) to class. This course will be taught by EPIC Trainings. Registration is required (call 585-624-6067), and a class fee of $35 is to be paid at the time of registration (cash or check). The MPL will provide a free pizza lunch. A minimum of 8 students must register in order to hold the class.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 1:00pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Meet every once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. We get a library copy of the book for you. There's free pizza and a chance to talk about books, the authors and much, much more! This group is for tweens entering grades 6-8. Registrer here

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 5:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. Come have pizza and snacks and relax at the CPL after the library has closed for the evening. There will be games, crafts, and other activities available to take part in if you want to! Registration is encouraged and begins the month ahead of each session. Meets the second and fourth Fridays of the month from 5-7 pm.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 9:30am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 10:15am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Hamlin Public Library

Themed storytime and craft for ages 2-5.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Penfield Public Library

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:00 AM

June 25 – August 13 (no storytime on July 23)

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult

We invite families 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 is required.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:00am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 11:15am
Lyell Library Branch

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy books and songs with Miss Emily. Please knock at the parking lot entrance to be let in the library. Designed for children ages 0-2 and a caregiver. Please call 428-8218 for more details.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 2:30pm
Penfield Public Library

Join our fun club to discuss books with an “Everyday Heroes” theme, celebrating acts of bravery, character, and kindness that transform our world in big and small ways. At each meeting we will also complete a group community service project.

Pick up copies of the books from the display in the Teen Area and read prior to each meeting

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 5-12 with an adult. 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. No registration required. Meets the first Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 18 and under. No registration required. Meets the first and third Mondays of the month at 6 pm. 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 1:00pm
Parma Public Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to join us every Tuesday this summer to experience and explore with a variety of technology.  No registration is required for Teen Tech Tuesdays.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:30am
Brockport-Seymour Library

Join fellow builders for creative fun using our large collection of LEGOs. This is unstructured building time for kids going into grades K-5. Registration required. Please sign up for Wednesday or Thursday, not both.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Read and spend time with Miss Kacey, the therapy dog!  Miss Kacey joins us during our morning storytime.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 2:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Gaming @ the library: videogames, board games and decks of cards! We have a Playstation 4 and a Wii U (and loads of games for each). Come by and have fun! Open to teens grades 6-12. Registration is required! Sign up separately for each session on the library's online calendar.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 5:00pm
Arnett Branch

Do you knit or crochet? Stop by and bring your work-in-progress to sit and socialize with other crafters! All skill levels and types of needlecraft are welcome.

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

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

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:15am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary. 

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 10:30am
Penfield Public Library

Mondays, 10:30 – 11:00 AM

June 25 – August 13 (no storytime on July 23)

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult

We invite families 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 is required.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:00am
Fairport Public Library

Join us for Summer Preschool Storytime!  We will read stories, sing songs, enjoy rhymes and do simple sign language each week.  This program is designed for children ages 2-5 but younger and older siblings may also attend.  Registration is NOT necessary.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 11:15am
Lyell Library Branch

Babies and their caregivers will enjoy books and songs with Miss Emily. Please knock at the parking lot entrance to be let in the library. Designed for children ages 0-2 and a caregiver. Please call 428-8218 for more details.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 1:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 12 and under with an adult. Come and read to a therapy dog--they make wonderful listeners! This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers. No registration required. Meets the second Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
Parma Public Library

Teens in grades 7-12 are welcome to join us every Tuesday this summer to experience and explore with a variety of technology.  No registration is required for Teen Tech Tuesdays.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 3:30pm
Pittsford Community Library

Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Gates Public Library

The Junior Friends are library volunteers ages 9 - 16 who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs, and decorations, among other fun things. We also get involved with community service activities. 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 3:00pm
Lyell Branch

Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided. For ages 13 and up. No registration required.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Read and spend time with Miss Kacey, the therapy dog!  Miss Kacey joins us during our morning storytime.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 2:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Gaming @ the library: videogames, board games and decks of cards! We have a Playstation 4 and a Wii U (and loads of games for each). Come by and have fun! Open to teens grades 6-12. Registration is required! Sign up separately for each session on the library's online calendar.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 5:00pm

Do you knit or crochet? Stop by and bring your work-in-progress to sit and socialize with other crafters! All skill levels and types of needlecraft are welcome.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

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

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:00pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-21. Want to have a positive impact on the Teen book collection and Teen programming and help make the CPL better than ever? Join our group! We have fun discussions, earn volunteer hours, and eat lots of snacks. You don't have to sign up, just come! Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 7:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. This is an open group that provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, and talk about any issues they may have, including sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Our group is geared towards LGBTQ+ teens but intends to create an accepting, confidential environment for all participants. Snacks will be provided! No registration required. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 12:30pm
Lyell Branch

Literacy Volunteers of Rochester will be here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a documents, online applications, unemployment benefits, resume preparation or have a stumper of a smartphone question? They can help you figure it out. Schedule subject  to change.  Call 428-8218 for more information.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 2:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

A welcoming group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12. Join us as we write, laugh and learn together.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 6:30pm
Fairport Public Library

Join a chess expert from the Rochester Chess Center for a fun hour chess. Get paired up with players of equal skill level to learn from the start or add to your chess skills.  Open to all ages.  Register for each session throughout the summer separately.           

Friday, August 31, 2018 - 10:00am
Fairport Public Library

Led by an American Red Cross certified instructor with Generation Today, this class is open to students age 11-16.  Fee for this class is $55 due the day of the class.  Payment can be cash, check (made payable to Ann Marie Messner), money order, or credit card.  Class instructor will accept payment and provide a receipt.  Students will receive a certificate of completion and a book bag with course related materials and should bring with them lunch, drink, and a snack. 
Registration for each class and information on course content is available on the library's online calendar.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 7-11. Come out each month and enjoy different Harry Potter-themed activities, crafts, and snacks. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm. ***Please note the new event time.***

Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Read and spend time with Miss Kacey, the therapy dog!  Miss Kacey joins us during our morning storytime.

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

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

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 12 and under with an adult. Come and read to a therapy dog--they make wonderful listeners! This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers. No registration required. Meets the second Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Gates Public Library

The Junior Friends are library volunteers ages 9 - 16 who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs, and decorations, among other fun things. We also get involved with community service activities. 

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:00pm
Arnett Branch

Do you knit or crochet? Stop by and bring your work-in-progress to sit and socialize with other crafters! All skill levels and types of needlecraft are welcome.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 10:30am
Parma Public Library

Read and spend time with Miss Kacey, the therapy dog!  Miss Kacey joins us during our morning storytime.

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 3:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

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

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00pm
Parma Public Library

Young Pup yoga promotes self-confidence, awareness, strength, flexibility, and control. Partner and group poses are taught to create cooperation and build friendships. Age appropriate yoga games are included in every session.

Mondays 4:00-4:30

For ages 5-12 (Parents are welcome!)

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-21. Want to have a positive impact on the Teen book collection and Teen programming and help make the CPL better than ever? Join our group! We have fun discussions, earn volunteer hours, and eat lots of snacks. You don't have to sign up, just come! Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. This is an open group that provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, and talk about any issues they may have, including sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Our group is geared towards LGBTQ+ teens but intends to create an accepting, confidential environment for all participants. Snacks will be provided! No registration required. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:00pm

Do you knit or crochet? Stop by and bring your work-in-progress to sit and socialize with other crafters! All skill levels and types of needlecraft are welcome.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 5-12 with an adult. 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. No registration required. Meets the first Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 7-11. Come out each month and enjoy different Harry Potter-themed activities, crafts, and snacks. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm. ***Please note the new event time.***

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 18 and under. No registration required. Meets the first and third Mondays of the month at 6 pm. 

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 12 and under with an adult. Come and read to a therapy dog--they make wonderful listeners! This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers. No registration required. Meets the second Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 4:00pm
Gates Public Library

The Junior Friends are library volunteers ages 9 - 16 who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs, and decorations, among other fun things. We also get involved with community service activities. 

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 2:30pm
Parma Public Library

Drop-In Technology Help
Email, Internet, word processing, databases, 
eBooks & eAudio. Bring your device, charger 
and passwords, if applicable.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-21. Want to have a positive impact on the Teen book collection and Teen programming and help make the CPL better than ever? Join our group! We have fun discussions, earn volunteer hours, and eat lots of snacks. You don't have to sign up, just come! Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 7:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. This is an open group that provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, and talk about any issues they may have, including sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Our group is geared towards LGBTQ+ teens but intends to create an accepting, confidential environment for all participants. Snacks will be provided! No registration required. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 4:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 7-11. Come out each month and enjoy different Harry Potter-themed activities, crafts, and snacks. Registration is required and begins two weeks before each session. Meets the first Tuesday of the month at 4:30 pm. ***Please note the new event time.***

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 5-12 with an adult. 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. No registration required. Meets the first Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, November 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 18 and under. No registration required. Meets the first and third Mondays of the month at 6 pm. 

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 12 and under with an adult. Come and read to a therapy dog--they make wonderful listeners! This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers. No registration required. Meets the second Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
Gates Public Library

The Junior Friends are library volunteers ages 9 - 16 who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs, and decorations, among other fun things. We also get involved with community service activities. 

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library
Thursday, November 22, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-21. Want to have a positive impact on the Teen book collection and Teen programming and help make the CPL better than ever? Join our group! We have fun discussions, earn volunteer hours, and eat lots of snacks. You don't have to sign up, just come! Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 6 pm.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 7:30pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 12-18. This is an open group that provides a safe place for teens to hang out, support each other, and talk about any issues they may have, including sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Our group is geared towards LGBTQ+ teens but intends to create an accepting, confidential environment for all participants. Snacks will be provided! No registration required. Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 5-12 with an adult. 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. No registration required. Meets the first Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Monday, December 3, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For ages 18 and under. No registration required. Meets the first and third Mondays of the month at 6 pm. 

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 4:00pm
Chili Public Library

For children ages 12 and under with an adult. Come and read to a therapy dog--they make wonderful listeners! This is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read and emerging readers. No registration required. Meets the second Monday of the month at 4 pm.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
Gates Public Library

The Junior Friends are library volunteers ages 9 - 16 who meet year-round and help the library with book sales, programs, and decorations, among other fun things. We also get involved with community service activities. 

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Sunday, December 16, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library
Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 5:45pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. This is not just for the crafty person in you! This is for everyone that wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math, all in a laidback and fun environment!

No registration required. Meets Thursdays at 5:45 pm:

Legos: February 1, March 1, April 5

Engineering: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Art: January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19

Technology: January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26

Mystery: March 29

Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 6:30pm
Brockport-Seymour Library

Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chili Public Library

For all ages. Bring in your tablet or laptop and your Minecraft knowledge. Some computers and tablets will be available. No registration required. Meets the second and fourth Monday of the month at 6 pm.

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