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Baby’s Book Buddies Fall 2019

Children ages 6 to 36 months are invited to Baby’s Book Buddies every Wednesday at 10:15 a.m.  Ms. Mary Ellen will introduce new readers to the joy of books, fingerplays and songs!  Early reading to, and with, your child encourages school success.  Join the Library’s early literacy program by calling (585)335-6720 to register your child, or stop in the library.  Note: All books read qualify for the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

Makerspace Tuesdays Begin Oct 15

Beginning Tuesday October 15, Ms Mary Ellen will offer weekly Sensory Makerspace experiences to our youngest visitors.  Children ages 3 to 5 years can attend from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Ages 6- 8 are “booked” for this creative event 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Your child can enjoy creating a variety of projects that explore STEAM concepts:  science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.  Learning is always fun with Makerspace.

For more information, call the Library at 585-335-6720.

Virtual Reality Oct 14

Mary Ellen Arena presents an opportunity for children to drop in at the Library on Columbus Day,  October 14, to experience “virtual reality” between 11 and 4 p.m.  Ms Mary Ellen is reserving preferential time by appointment for 2nd to 7th graders.  Please call the Library at 585-335-6720 to schedule your time.

By using this headset with special optics, Oculus Go brings experiences to life in rich detail and vibrant color.  With downloadable applications, viewers can enter a personal “space” in which to play games, watch videos, tour a museum, drive a race car, and many other experiences.

Open @ 1 PM Oct 16

The Library will be closed Wednesday October 16 until 1:00 p.m.   Staff members will attend a special meeting offered by Pioneer Library System so that we might improve our service to you.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Baby’s Book Buddies will be cancelled for that day only.  For assistance or more information please call 585-335-6720.

Meet the Authors! Sep 28

On Saturday, September 28 at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., seven local authors will be on hand to talk about their books, writing, and to answer your questions.  Authors are Katelyn Costello, Jim Fantauzzo, David Gilbert, Aaron Lazar, Lee Marcus, Bob Sells and Kay Thomas.  Refreshments will be served.  Books will be available for purchase and signing.  For more information call the Library at 585-335-6720.  This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Dansville Public Library.  [NOTE: Though originally scheduled, author Gus Kenney will not be available for this event.]

Button Making Sep 14

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 Sep 6

“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.