Children’s News

Library Closed until Further Notice

The Library will be closed indefinitely due to the State of Emergency.  For more information visit us on Facebook.  Staff will be working modified hours between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.   Call 585-335-6720.  We apologize for this unfortunate disruption in our service.

NEW Launchpads @ Dansville Public Library!

Dansville Public Library announce that Playaway Launchpad tablets are now available for our youngest readers. Playaway Launch Pads are designed just for kids and are pre-loaded with high-quality, ad- free apps that are both fun and educational.

Our playaway launch pads are for patrons with library cards and are for In-house use only.  Every launch Pad is 100% secure, providing hours of interactive learning and play without the risk of exposure to unintended content. Our Launch Pads are for our youngest readers (2-6) and have content of literacy, math, creative and pre-reading skills apps. For more information about our Launch pads, call us at 335-6227.

Celebrate Sesame Street® Jan 11

Join us for a special Family Storytime celebrating your favorite Sesame Street® characters on January 11, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.  This is a 50th Anniversary Celebration of an educational program that has delighted more than two generations of youngsters.  Ms. Mary Ellen will provide crafts for children of all ages.  Funding for this event was provided by Pioneer Library System, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and WXXI Education/WXXI Kids.  For more information, please call the Library at 585-335-6720.


Santa & Mrs. Claus Visits the Library!

December 14, 2019

noon- 2pm

Come for a storytime with Santa!   During his visits, Santa will pose for pictures, listen to children’s Christmas wishes, and spread holiday cheer.  Come and enjoy  listening to Santa read “The Night Before Christmas.”  And enjoy festive holiday fun that included cookies, and crafts!

Winter in the Village Crafts

Families are invited to the Dansville Public Library’s Winter in the Village event on Saturday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Ms Mary Ellen will provide unique crafts, hot cocoa, and cookies when families are taking a break from Main Street shopping.  Sit and enjoy a variety of craft-making tables, listen to music of the season, and take time to visit with friends.  A list of the community events and their locations is available at the Library and most Main Street businesses.  This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Dansville Public Library.   For more information, call the Library at 585-335-6720.