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Read & Play Story Time Aug 15

“Read & Play” story time ends with the last summer session on August 15 at 10 a.m.  Children ages 3-6 years old are invited to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and much more!  Mrs Janelle Rinker is in the Story Time chair on Wednesday morning, and their is space for YOUR children.  Please call 585-3353-6720 for more information.  Watch your calendar for upcoming fall Story Time events!

Riley Therapy Horse Aug 7

“Riley” the mini therapy horse will appear at Dansville Public Library on Tuesday, August 7 at 1:00 p.m.  Riley makes his home on the Jackson Creek Farms in Dansville.  The farm is owned by the Betts family who offer educational farm visits with lessons about the care of animals, agriculture, life cycles, community and even storytelling to people of all ages.  Riley’s visit is part of the “Libraries Rock!” Reading Club but all children are invited whether they are signed up or not.

Aug 1 Artmobile @ 1 PM

Kids are invited to St. Bonaventure’s Summer ARTMOBILE program this Wed at 1:00 P.M.!! The program is free! The program is FUN! Celebrate summer & music & crafts with us at the Library! Funding provided by The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts @ St Bonaventure University.

Jul 30 Ideas & Inventions

On Monday, July 30, Ideas and Inventions, the second, week-long, summer Lions Club Learning Workshop with Joe DeBell, begins, and is, for children ages 8 to 12.  Who are some of the great inventors?  How many of them were children?  What are the ways an invention changes lives? Kids will explore techniques of carbon printing, mirror imagery and more.  Then, inspired, they will be encouraged to come up with an invention of their own.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Call the Library at 585-335-6720.

DAR Patriot Genealogy

The Corporal Josiah Griswold Chapter of South Dansville will present Researching Your DAR Patriot, a free workshop, on Saturday July 21 at Dansville Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Bring your genealogy work with you for a hands-on experience in family research.  A presentation by the State DAR Regent is planned.

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!

Read & Play Story Time!!

“Read & Play” story time ends with the session on August 15 at 10 a.m.  Children ages 3-6 years old are invited to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and much more!  Mrs Janelle Rinker is in the Story Time chair on Wednesday morning, and their is space for YOUR children.  Please call 585-3353-6720 for more information.

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.