Gardening “Talks” with Petra

Dansville Public Library is sharing in a delightful gardening program with presenter, Petra Page-Mann, available the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m.  Petra Page-Mann is the co-owner of Fruition Seeds in Naples, New York. Fruition Seeds makes organic gardening easier and more successful by regionally adapting certified organic vegetable, herb, and flower seed to thrive in the Northeast.
Here is the link to the first workshop:
Our Library thanks Naples and Macedon Libraries for offering this unique opportunity to Dansville Library patrons.  We hope you will watch and enjoy!

Children’s STEM Challenge

Calling all Children!  Ms. Mary Ellen will be live on Facebook© on February 17th!

Are YOU up for the Challenge?  Please join Ms. Mary Ellen Live  on Facebook©  February 17, 2021 at 1 p.m.   You CAN build a mailbox for Cupid!!

The Library is celebrating Valentine’s Day with families with this new craft.  Families can pick up their Challenge supplies this week and before the program.  For more information please call us at the Library 585-335-6720.

Story Stroll Features Hearts!

Valentine’s Day is on the way!  Ms. Mary Ellen invites children and families to enjoy the next Story Stroll on the Library Lawn which posted February 8th.  The featured book is The Day It Rained Hearts by author Felicia Bond.

Parents and Grandparents: You’ll want to help your children with the special activity, find the hearts!  If you haven’t Strolled the Story, now is the time to come enjoy!  Wear your boots, some of the panels might be in the snow!  Stop by soon!

Storytime Online February

Read along with Ms. Mary Ellen on Facebook  Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of February, on Feb 2 & 4, 9 & 11 and 16 & 18 at 10:30 a.m.  Start out with the delightful stories by Mo Williams.

Please call to register for the accompanying Craft Bag 585-335-6720. Storytime Bag Pick-ups are available on February 3.

Fair Housing Practices Online

Learn about Fair Housing Rights the first Thursday of every month at 12:30 p.m.  This Zoom program is brought to you by Legal Assistance of Western NY.  Programs are free, simply download Zoom to your device, and click on the link below.  Upcoming dates are:  Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 1 and May 6.  For suspected unfair practices, please call their offices at 1-866-781-FAIR(3247).  (Note: these programs are not sponsored by the Library but are offered as a public service) pwd=WnRoMHROVU9EQ25oclUvMWxGVUN0UT09

College Planning Program Jan 26

Pioneer Library System, headquartered in Canandaigua NY, has coordinated with the University of Rochester for a unique opportunity to learn more about what the college search and application process will look like during COVID-19.

An Admissions Counselor from the U of R will host an online information session on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 6:15 p.m.   Attendance is free and open to all.  The link for registration at the session is —

Teens, young adults, and families in the 4-county Pioneer Library System will benefit as they learn about what college search resources are currently available for incoming students.



New Library Story Stroll

The Library announces the  NEW “Story Stroll” has been placed on the front lawn and on the fence along Main Street — just in time for Winter in the Village.  The most recent “Stroll” is The Gingerbread Man, illustrated by Karen Schmidt.

Long a favorite of our youngest readers, this folk tale brings back memories of holidays and gingerbread cookies and the delights of childhood.  Ms. Mary Ellen urges everyone to catch him if you can!  The Gingerbread Man‘s visit will come to an end on December 14.

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Library Begins Sat. Hours

The Library is continuing with modified open hours.

For our readers and visitors who can’t stop in before 5 p.m., please note following:   Monday hours are extended to 6 p.m.  Saturday hours are now 9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Visitors are reminded to wear a mask, use hand sanitizer when you enter, and be sure to maintain the recommended physical distance from others.

Are you staying close to home?  We want to remind you we offer curbside pickup or home delivery upon request. We’re here for YOU!   Call us at 585-335-6720 to arrange modified services.