In celebration of Library Card Sign Up Month, Ms. Mary Ellen Arena is providing a button making craft for children of all ages on Saturday September 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. American Library Association in cooperation with Pixar and Disney created special bookmarks and theme items from Toy Story 4 to promote the importance of a Library Card as the #1 tool for lifelong learning. For more information, call the Library at 585-335-6720.
“Kidding Around Dansville” — a Main Street Event — is coming Friday September 5 and the Library is celebrating! Bring your children for crafts and games from 4 to 6 p.m. with Ms. Mary Ellen! Take a break from shopping and stop in for FUN! For more information call 585-335-6720.
Children ages 8-12 still have time to register for this week-long ‘Discovery Workshop’ with Jeff Swift from Swift Custom Metal. This workshop will teach children a unique method of creating a mold and casting of bismuth, a metallic element In addition, children will learn about the history of making metal, metallurgy, and examples of art casting. They will assist with the “pour” of the metal into their very own mold right here, on the library’s lawn! This program is sponsored by the Dansville Lions Club. Space is limited! Please call the library at (585)335-6720 or stop in the library to register.
Join us for our “Summer Reading Finale” on Tuesday August 13 at 1 p.m. This musical show, “Make Space in YOUR Universe for Books & Music” features the delightful talents of Nan Hoffman. It’s a special “Universe of Stories” summer reading club event open to ALL! For more information please call the library at (585) 335-6720.
On August 6 @ 1:00 p.m. it’s “Kids’ Out of This World Yoga!” with Kate Drake of Every Body’s Yoga Studio at Summer Reading. Even youngsters can benefit from stress reduction! Learn yoga positions to develop strength & coordination you can use all your life! This is a Summer Reading “A Universe of Stories” event but you don’t have to be a Club Member. For more information please call the Library at 585-335-6720.
Don’t miss this week-long ‘Discovery Workshop’ with Renee Coombs! It begins Monday July 29 at 10 a.m. Children ages 8-12 will explore the world of art and imagination. They will learn to use different art mediums and delight in drawing or painting many exotic animals. Space is available so call today to register at 585-335-6720. This program is sponsored by the Dansville Lions Club. Call us for more information.
Calling all Kids to come “tinker” at Tinker Lab at the Library with Ms. Mary Ellen this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. A delightful MakerSpace event for 6 year olds and under, we know “tinkerers” of all ages will enjoy. AND the Library is delightfully airconditioned! Just drop in! For more information call 585-335-6720.
At 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, babies ages 6 months to 3 years can come hear stories, sing songs, and learn fingerplays with Ms. Mary Ellen. In the afternoon at 1 p.m. children ages 3 to 6 years are invited to Crafts and Books. For more information call 585-335-6720.
Dansville area children are invited to a variety of programs this summer at Dansville Public Library. Beginning with Tech Lab June 21, events continue with the kick off of Summer Reading on Tuesday July 2. First up? “Comet*Atcha” with St Bonaventure’s “Artmobile” on Tues, July 2 at 10:00 a.m. The Artmobile program is funded by The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts at St Bonaventure. For more information call 585-335-6720.
Join Ms Mary Ellen in building at the Steam Tech Lab on June 21 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Using creative “Cubelets,” “Geo Smart” and “Little Bits” kits — and more! — kids can get creative in a techie way! Come touch, explore, learn with the kits for all the time or just drop in for 20 mins.For more information call 585-335-6720.