Webster Public Library, 980 Ridge Road, recently announced its ongoing and upcoming programs. Call (585) 872-7075 or visit websterlibrary.org for more information or to register.
Adult programs
Sit and stitch: 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Mondays.
Travelogues: 2 to 3 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Join to hear tales of adventures and great sights. Each month, a presenter will share photos and thoughts about a trip that they took. Travelogues offer the chance for all to see the world, albeit through someone else’s eyes.
Monthly Movie Matinee: 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month unless otherwise noted on the calendar. Come to the library to enjoy a classic film. Take refuge from the elements in our meeting room. Enjoy some light refreshments and watch a movie on a large screen through a projector. Bring a friend or a loved one and experience a new film, or relive the memories of these movies.
Fall Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 11; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 12; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 13. On Oct. 12-13, fill a bag for $4 or get all books half price.
Flu Shot Clinic: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 16. Come to the library and get a flu shot. It’s recommended to only need to do this once a year to be protected from the flu. There are many variant strains of the flu, and even if one was to catch one that wasn’t included in this year’s vaccine, symptoms will be lessened. No registration needed. Shots will be provided by Independent Nursing Care.
Flying the Hump!: 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 16. Join World War II veteran, Theodore “Ted” Ellstrom, as he shares his experience of flying over the Himalaya’s during the second World War. He’ll tell a bit about the history leading up for WWII and why it was necessary to fly over India, Burma and China. Attendees will also hear a bit about his trip to New Orleans to see the new WWII memorial. This presentation is conversational in nature, and questions and comments are welcome. Call the library to register.
Teen programs
T(w)een Tuesday: 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Oct. 16. For grades six through 12. Come hang out in the Teen Lounge after school. The library will have video and board games, craft supplies, activities, homework help and snacks. Teens grades six and up welcome. No registration required.
Practice ACT Exam: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 20. Grades 10-12. Sponsored by Chariot Learning. Take an official full length practice ACT except for the essay, proctored 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. All tests begin promptly at scheduled times with no admittance after exam has begun. Students should bring pencils, snacks, watches and calculators. Chariot Learning always administer the exams from the most recent ACT student bulletin. Students who have taken that test should contact Chariot Learning to discuss other options. Registration required.
Children’s programs
Stories for Wee Ones: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. on Mondays. For ages 2 and younger.
Stories and Songs for ages 2-5: 1 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.
Stories and Songs for All Ages: 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. on Thursdays
Thursday Night is Family Night: 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays. All ages. Stop in any Thursday evening for a variety of activities the entire family will enjoy. Check the program calendar to see what the day’s activity will be.
PJ Storytime: 7 to 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15. Songs, stories, and rhymes for the family. Wear PJs. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.
Discovery Morning: 10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 16. Babies and toddlers birth to 3 years are invited to come play at the library. The group will start the morning with parachute play and then children and their caregivers are free to enjoy fun games and activities that delight young children and encourage early literacy. No registration required.
Saturday Stories for Wee Ones: 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 20. Attendees can interact with their baby (birth-24 months) through songs, rhymes, and books. Fifteen minutes of structured time will be followed by time for babies and caregivers to play and socialize. No registration required.