Very Fairy Tea Party Apr 27

Friends of the Dansville Public Library  present the Library’s annual Tea Party on April 27 at 11:00 a.m.  Each child is invited to join us and to bring their own special guest.   The Very Fairy Tea Party is open to children of all ages and their special guest.  When you attend, you will be served a light lunch, beverages, and enjoy music, a craft and stories.   There is room for more children to attend, so please stop by or call the Library to register at 585-335-6720.

Vote 4 Your Favorite Library!

Each year the Rochester Region Library Council sponsors a special event to give library users the opportunity to vote for their favorite library.  Voting is now open.  For libraries in the Pioneer Library System, go to this site:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCVV6XP

We appreciate your support of our libraries and our efforts to bring you the best service possible.

How Do Bears Smell? — Awful!

The public is invited to hear Jerry Fazackerley speak about bears in this special informational program Saturday March 23, 2019 at 11 a.m.  The event is free and promises to be entertaining as well as informative.   For more information please call the Library at 585-335-6720.

Family Movie Night

Join us for Family Night @ the Movies!  with Dinner!  Movies will be shown on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. on the following dates:  Feb 28, Mar 14, Mar 28, Apr 11.   Includes pizza & a drink.  These events are sponsored by Tony’s Pizzeria, Stony Brook Pediatrics, Sherrie Reilly, Norma & Bill Forsythe, and Mill Creek Optical.  The Library appreciates our sponsors who make this popular program possible.

Family Movie Night

Join us for Family Night @ the Movies!  with Dinner!  Movies will be shown on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. on the following dates:  Feb 28, Mar 14, Mar 28, Apr 11.   Includes pizza & a drink.  These events are sponsored by Tony’s Pizzeria, Stony Brook Pediatrics, Sherrie Reilly, Norma & Bill Forsythe, and Mill Creek Optical.  The Library appreciates our sponsors who make this popular program possible.

1000 Books B4K Jan 26

The Library will hold its first 1000 Books Celebration of the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program on January 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.  Children who have completed any of their reading goals — 100 books, 200 books, etc. — will be recognized for their achievement on this special day.  Children who haven’t yet achieved their first goal are also welcome to attend the Celebration.  Invitations to registered readers are being mailed, and Ms. Mary Ellen is requesting RSVPs as soon as possible so that she can complete her preparations for awards, and refreshments, and special activities.   If your preschooler would like to sign up for the program, please stop in the Library to register and receive the Start Up Packet.  New registrations are accepted at any time.

Baby’s Book Buddies Startup Jan 16

Ms. Mary Ellen  presents the  Winter session of Baby’s Book Buddies which will be held every Wednesday at 10 a.m.  This early literacy program for those ages 6 months to 3 years old instills a love of reading in children, helping to prepare him or her for success in school.   Each baby will learn new words, songs and fingerplays, and have an opportunity for “play” with new friends.  Please call the Library at 585-335-6720 to register so that Ms. Mary Ellen will know to how many children to expect to attend.    All the books read in Baby’s Book Buddies qualify for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.  Registration forms for 1000 B4K will be available.

Santa & Mrs Claus Visit Dec 15

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making a special visit from 10 a.m. – Noon at the Dansville Public Library.   Children of all ages can come to hear Santa read stories and have their picture taken with him and Mrs. Claus.   They can also make holiday crafts, as well as enjoy yummy cookies and apple cider!   Don’t miss this special event!!   For more information please call (585)335-6720.

Memoir Writing & Poetry Reading Dec 11

Writer/Poet Michael Czarnecki “Palm of Hand” will present a memoir writing workshop on Tuesday December 11 from 2  to 4 p.m.  Please call to register at 585-335-6720.  Tuesday evening at 6:30, Michael returns for a poetry reading.   It will begin with an “open mic” for those attending to share their poetry with others.  These events are partially funded by NYSCA through Poets & Writers, Inc. through the support of Gov A. Cuomo & the NYS Legislature.

Holiday Crafts 5-8 p.m. Dec 1

Ms. Mary Ellen will be providing holiday crafting to kids and families at the Library during Winter in the Village on December 1, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  There will be refreshments and cookies, holiday music, and fun for those who want a break from Main Street shopping during this annual event.  It could be cold, and the Library offers an opportunity to warm up for a little while.  SPECIAL NOTE:  Please use the Shepard Memorial entrance for this special event.