Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Road, recently announced its upcoming programs. For more information or to register, visit www3.libraryweb.org/Penfield/home.aspx or call (585) 340-8720.
Summer hours at Penfield Public Library: The Penfield Public Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays effective June 23 through Aug. 25. The library will be closed Sundays effective June 24 through Aug. 26. The library will be closed July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Early bird registration for the 2018 Summer Reading Game: “Libraries Rock at the Penfield Public Library!” Once again the library is offering early registration for those who would like to pick up summer reading game materials in June for children entering kindergarten through sixth grade — child must be present to register. Registration will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on June 12, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on June 14, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on June 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. on June 20 and from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 22. Participants can also register the first time they come to play the reading game during any of the regularly scheduled reading game times, to be announced in June. Keep track of all the reading completed beginning June 25. Write it down and have parents sign it. That will be used for meeting the contract the first time the child plays the game.
Donuts With Dad/grandpa Storytime: 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. on June 13. For ages 3-7, accompanied by dad and/or grandpa. Registration is required and begins May 30 for Penfield town or school residents and June 6 for all others.
Summer Family Storytime: 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Mondays, June 25 through Aug. 13. No story time July 23. For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver. No registration is required.
Summer Stories ‘n’ More Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays, June 26 to Aug. 14. No story time July 3. For children ages 3-6, older siblings welcome. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. No registration is required.
Tiny Explorers: 11 to 11:45 a.m. on June 15. For children 12-23 months old, accompanied by an adult. No registration is required.
Libraries Rock! — Boomerang Club Summer Kickoff Concert: 11 to 11:45 a.m. on June 28. For children of all ages and their families. Registration begins June 14 for Penfield town or school district residents; June 21 for all others.
Libraries Rock! — Parent/ Child Book Group: 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. on June 28. For children entering grades three through five, accompanied by a parent. Join for the only summer
book club evening. Read “Trumpet of the Swan” by E.B. White and come prepared to discuss favorite parts. Books will be on hold at the circulation desk to check out beginning June 1. Registration is not required.
Libraries Rock! — Library Lego Lab: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on June 29. For children ages 6-11 years. Come join other Lego fans for the Library Lego Lab. The library will provide all the Legos. Registration begins June 15 for Penfield town or school district residents; June 22 for all others.
Crafty Fun Days: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 29, July 13 and July 20. For children entering grades one through four. Register separately for each class. Registration begins June 15 for Penfield town or school district residents; June 22 for all others.
Teen Volunteers Needed for the 2018 Summer Reading Game: For grades seven through 12. Registration required. Have fun while earning community service credit. Penfield Public Library is looking for some committed teens to help with the summer reading game for elementary school children running from June 25 through Aug. 1. To help make the game enjoyable for everyone, the library asks that participants volunteer for a regular weekly shift.
Choose either: 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. on Mondays; 1 to 3:30 p.m. or 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays; 10:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. or 3:15 to 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays. Volunteers will be unable to participate if they will miss more than two weeks of the six-week program. Learn how to help run the reading game during mandatory training session from 10:30 a.m. to noon on June 16. Registration for above reading game shifts begin June 1 for Penfield town or school district residents; June 8 for all others. Online registration is not available; call the library at (585) 340-8720.
Upcoming Children’s Programs: Check out other Children’s Programs in the July and August flyers.