Lego®Mania at the Library

Join Ms. Mary Ellen for Lego Mania at the Library on Tuesday, January 21 and January 28 at 6 p.m.  Children ages ages 5 to 13 are invited to invent, engineer and have FUN at this special club program.  For more information,please call us at 585-335-6720.



Take Your Child Library Day

Join us on Saturday February 1st at 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a Kids Drive in Movie! Kids ages 3-6 years old will create and decorate their own cardboard car, “drive-in” & watch a movie. A Light snack will be provided. And while you’re here, browse the children’s book collection and learn more about the public library!  “Take Your Child to the Library Day” is supported by New York Library Association and the public libraries of Pioneer Library System.

Crochet Today! Feb 4

Crochet Today! is a Beginner’s class for adults in the basics of crochet.  Instructor Geri Smith will teach the basic crochet stitches and participants will be able to go home with a new scarf!  Registration is required as class size is limited.  Crochet hook and yarn will be provided.  A materials fee of $5 is requested at the time of registration.  Stop in soon to register, or call us for more information at 585-335-6720.

Baby’s Book Buddies

“Baby’s Book Buddies” is back every Wednesday morning at 10:15 a.m.  This early literacy program for babies ages 6 months to 36 months is filled with books, songs, fingerplays and interactive play.  To register your child and for more information, please call 585-335-6720.

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.


Holiday Closings 2019

Dansville Public Library will be closed all day Tuesday and Wednesday in celebration of the Christmas holiday.  It will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday December 31 and remain closed all day on Wednesday January 1 in celebration of the 2020 New Year.  From all the Staff and Trustees to our visitors, wishes for a safe and joyous Christmas and New Year’s.

Library Holiday Hours

Dansville Public Library hours for the upcoming holidays will be as follows:   Close at 5 p.m. December 24, closed all day December 25.  Close at 5 p.m. December 31, closed all day January 1.  May you and your family and friends enjoy safe and joyful times during this Christmas and New Year season.

Santa & Mrs. Claus Dec 14

The Library invites you and your youngest readers to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Library on Saturday December 14 from 12 noon until 2 p.m.  Santa will be making a special visit to read stories and provide an opportunity for your child to have his or her picture taken with the Jolly Ole Elf.  There will also be holiday crafts and tasty cookies of all kinds.    Don’t miss this special event!   For more information please call (585)335-6720.

Winter in the Village Crafts

Families are invited to the Dansville Public Library’s Winter in the Village event on Saturday December 7 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.