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Read & Play Story Time!!

Every Wednesday at 10 a.m.
July 11 – August 15, 2018

“Read & Play” storytime begins again on July 11 for children ages 3-6 years old. Kids can enjoy stories, songs, crafts and much more!  Come join Mrs Janelle Rinker in the Story Time chair at 10 a.m. every Wednesday.   Let us know your child will be attending by pre-registering — call (585)335-6720 or stop in the library!

Intro to Theatre

There are openings for your child in Intro To Theatre, a Lions Learning Workshop beginning on Monday July 9 at 10 a.m. with Mrs. Bettina DeBell.  This program is available to children ages 8 to 12 and runs all week long with a special final performance on Friday when family and friends will be invited to attend.  Theatre basics, dance, games, and practice will help your child expand his or her creativity.  There’s still time to register by stopping in or calling the Library at 585-335-6720.  Don’t miss it!

Libraries Rock!!

Summer Reading Club for kids kindergarten through sixth grade is underway at the Library.  The theme, Libraries Rock!! reflects a focus on music and fun.  Children can still sign up; the Club meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. and is led by Mrs. Emily Wolf.

43rd Annual Book Sale

The Library’s 43rd Annual Dogwood Festival Used Book Sale is still open for late shoppers.  Thursday books are half price, and there are many good titles left.  The Sale couldn’t happen without the volunteers, and Library Staff and Trustees truly appreciate the many, many hours given to help make this event so successful.

On Friday, all items will be either 15¢ (Children’s materials) or 25¢.  On Saturday, shoppers can fill a plastic grocery bag (the Library provides the bag so please leave yours at home) for only $2.00.  Don’t be disappointed!  Stop in today!

Baby’s Book Buddies Thurs AM

Ms. Brandy presents the Spring session of Baby’s Book Buddies beginning Thursday April 12 at 10 a.m.  This early literacy program for those ages 6 months to 3 years old instills a love of reading in your child that will help prepare him or her for success in school.  Ms. Brandy wants to know your child is coming so please call the Library at 585-335-6720 to register.  Your Baby will learn new words, songs and fingerplays, and there is even space for a “play” session with new friends.  All the books Ms. Brandy reads in Baby’s Book Buddies also qualify for our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program!  You can sign up for 1000 Books when your child attends  Baby’s Book Buddies.

Paws for Stories April 14

Dansville Public Library is celebrating National Library Week April 8-14 with Paws for Stories — with a Therapy Dog on Saturday April 14 at 10 a.m.  The program is open to all children, but if your child is reluctant to read due to difficulty or shyness, this book program is a good opportunity to encourage reading aloud.  Children can read to a calm, supportive, and attentive dog brought to the Library by “Tail Waggin’ Tutors.”  The fun of reading to a friendly, and trained, therapy dog takes the pressure off the child to perform and helps makes reading fun! For children ages 3-12.  Space is limited so please call or stop in the library to register.    Therapy Dogs International supports “Tail Waggin’ Tutors” to encourage reading and improve literacy for children.   For more information call 585-335-6720.

Family Movie Night Apr 24

During the “quieter” months of the year, the Library presents Family Movie Night on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m.  Come on April 24, enjoy the show, have pizza and a beverage.  Bring a cushion to sit on, or use our comfy chairs.  Sponsors of the final movie program are Bill and Norma Forsythe and Tony’s Pizzeria.  For more information call 585-335-6720 or stop in at the Library.

Reduce Garden Deer Damage Mar 31

Master Gardener Julie Brocklehurst-Woods returns to the Library to present a helpful gardening workshop, “Reducing Damage from Deer in Your Garden” on Saturday March 31 2018 at 10:00 AM.  She will highlight strategies to protect your garden including physical barriers, repellents, scare tactics, and plants that are less preferred or deer proof.  Please call to register so the Library will know to expect you at 585-335-6720.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dansville Public Library.