Wood Library offers recreation, education, and information for adults of all ages and reading levels through a variety of materials, services, and programs.
The New Yorker Magazine Discussion Group
Thursdays | 3:00 – 4:00 PM
Calling all culture junkies, political animals, and New Yorker devotees and newbies alike; The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Hamlin B. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly and posted to the library’s online calendar. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker. Advance registration is appreciated.
The reading for our August 17 discussion is as follows:
From the double issue 8/7 & 8/14:
p. 30 The Dream Deferred
p. 58 The Itch
p. 69 Should Buddhism Be Secular?
Caption the last page Cartoon!
Adult Book Discussion Group with Carol Cimino
The Adult Book Discussion Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 PM. All are welcome, but please come ready to discuss. Note: this group does not meet during the months of December, July, and August
Next Book Discussion Group Tuesday, September 19 | 2:00—3:00 PM
All are welcome, but please come ready for discussion.
Registration required. To register for a class please call 800-272-3900.
Tuesday, July 18 5:30-6:30pm
Topic: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease
Tuesday, Agust 15 5:30-6:30pm
Topic: Dementia Conversations
Tuesday, September 19 5:30-6:30pm
Topic: Understanding and Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors
Tuesday, October 17 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, November 21 5:30-6:30pm
Tuesday, December 19 5:30-6:30pm
The Canandaigua Writers Group
The Canandaigua Writers Group meets on the first Friday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 PM (unless otherwise noted). Share your original stories, poems, memoirs, and more in a supportive, learning community of fellow writers.
2017 Schedule: July 7, August 4, September 8, October 6, December 1.
Finger Lakes Writers for Literacy
Finger Lakes Writers for Literacy meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. FLWFL works to improve the skills of adults who are learning to read. They welcome all writers who want to try their hand at penning prose for this often ignored and under-served niche market of readers.
History Book Club
The History Book Club is a partnership between Wood Library and the Ontario County Historical Society and Museum. The History Book Club meets at OCHS at 6:30pm the third Wednesday of the month (unless otherwise noted) during September, October, and November followed by a January potluck. The group reads 3 books and watches one documentary on a theme. The club began in Fall 2007 with a grant from the New York State Council on the Humanities. Note: this is NOT a drop-in book discussion. If you are interested in becoming a member, please contact Preston Pierce, OCHS Educator, at 394-4975 or [email protected] .
Parkinson’s Support Group
The Parkinson’s Support Group of the Finger Lakes meets at Wood Library on the last Wednesday of each month from 1:00 to 3:00 PM All persons with Parkinson’s disease and all care partners of Parkinson’s disease patients are invited to attend.
2017 Schedule: August 30, September 27.
Wood Library Café
The café meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month, 10 AM to noon. It serves as a community meeting place where adults can socialize, play board and card games, read newspapers and magazines, and enjoy coffee, tea and items from a mid-morning menu. Conversation Table open to all.
2017 Schedule: August 23, September 27, October 25, November 22.
The Wood Walkers, a walking club for seniors, meets in the library parking lot every Monday morning at 9:00 during the warmer seasons. For more information, contact Elaine Walker at [email protected]
For a complete listing of all events visit the Online Calendar.