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Thursday
February 1st
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings through Feb. 22. Our half-hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs and the flannelboard. Activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in Hamlin B. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker and electronic access through RBDigital.
No registration required
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This presentation will introduce participants to the study of species interactions within flowing waters. Three case studies will be presented on current ecological and environmental topics highlighting research efforts and local concerns within the Seneca Lake and Finger Lakes watersheds.
No registration required
Friday
February 2nd
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10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Canandaigua Writers Group welcomes anyone who has an interest in writing. Share your original stories, poems, memoirs, and more in a supportive, learning community of fellow writers.
No registration required
10:00 am - 11:00 am
An early literacy program of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and a short story is for toddlers 6 – 24 months old and their parents or caregivers. Registration requested. This 20 minute class is especially for children who are walking and will include movement activities as well as rhymes.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Our early literacy program of nursery rhymes, clapping songs, bounces, and a short story is for babies 6 – 24 months old and their parents or caregivers. Registration requested. The class meets at 11:00-11:20with play time afterwards and is intended for children who are not yet walking.
Registration required. Program is full.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! We'll be meeting in the third floor Study Room. First come, first served!
No registration required
Saturday
February 3rd
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Explore the Children’s Room and discover all that’s fun for kids at the library! Enjoy Storytime at 10:30, do a craft, have ice cream for breakfast at 11:00, go on a Where's Waldo scavenger hunt, pose in our Where's Waldo Photo corner, and meet our own Waldo and have your picture taken with him.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Guess what today is? Celebrate Ice Cream for Breakfast Day at this drop in program. Attendees will create make-your-own sundaes to either eat here or have it to go.
No registration required
Sunday
February 4th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 5th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title: The Distance Between Us Author: Reyna Grande Reviewer: Canandaigua Academy English Language Arts Lead Teacher Brian Moore
No registration required
Tuesday
February 6th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Need help with a resume? Want to find a job? Need to practice interview skills? Help will be provided by LVOY volunteer Nancy Fedick. Nancy is available for drop-in help on the second floor.
No registration required
Wednesday
February 7th
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Canceled due to weather. Appointments will rescheduled.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ever wonder what that old chair from Grandma is worth? Or what to do with your parents’ things now that you’re downsizing? This course will help you to determine the value of various items. It will also explore the options available in disposing of an article or an entire household. Class full.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 through Feb. 21. Our 1/2 hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs, and the flannelboard and the activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Please register as class size is limited.
Registration required. Program is full.
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Due to weather the Library will be closed at 1:00 pm today. Wednesday February 7th.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for this unique wood burning craft! Create your own design or use one that's provided. Payment due at class. Fee: $10
Registration required. Program is full.
Thursday
February 8th
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Reschedule appointments from February 7th weather cancellation.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings through Feb. 22. Our half-hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs and the flannelboard. Activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in Hamlin B. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker and electronic access through RBDigital.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Grades 6-12
We will be watching Wreck It Ralph (PG, runtime 95 min)
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for this unique wood burning craft! Create your own design or use one that's provided. Payment due at class. Fee: $10
Registration required. Program is full.
Friday
February 9th
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! We'll be meeting in the third floor Study Room. First come, first served!
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 9-12 Want a say in what goes on in the Teen Scene and with teen programming? Stop by the TAB meeting to share your thoughts!
No registration required
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
REGISTRATION FULL! The Friends of Wood Library present a very romantic TRIVIA NIGHT by Geeks Who Drink! Grab your significant other or friend, brush up on useless trivia, and get ready for an adult night out full of wine and beer tastings, snacks, and fun! $15/pp, 21 & over
Registration required. Program is full.
Saturday
February 10th
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There are no events today.
Sunday
February 11th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 12th
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
The Friends of Wood Library invite you to visit their table and share what you love about the library. We will also have information on how you can become a Friend of Wood Library. Please help us celebrate this day in appreciation for all our library offers the community.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title: Queen of the Bremen Author: Marlies Adams DiFante Reviewer: Ferris Hills Resident Services Manager Claire Watson
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
In recognition of Black History month, our story and craft spotlight will shine on Ezra Jack Keats, the author and illustrator of many classic books for children. We'll have stories, crafts, and other activities based on his books along with a snack. For 3-5 year olds with their parent.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The young artists from Little Lambs Preschool will be recognized at a family reception in the Children's Room. Sponsored by the Friends of Wood Library.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
H&R Block will be reviewing 2018 tax law changes and teaching patrons what to expect when the changes go into effect.
No registration required
Tuesday
February 13th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Need help with a resume? Want to find a job? Need to practice interview skills? Help will be provided by LVOY volunteer Nancy Fedick. Nancy is available for drop-in help on the second floor.
No registration required
Wednesday
February 14th
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
No registration required
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ever wonder what that old chair from Grandma is worth? Or what to do with your parents’ things now that you’re downsizing? This course will help you to determine the value of various items. It will also explore the options available in disposing of an article or an entire household. Class full.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 through Feb. 21. Our 1/2 hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs, and the flannelboard and the activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Please register as class size is limited.
Registration required. Program is full.
Thursday
February 15th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings through Feb. 22. Our half-hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs and the flannelboard. Activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in Hamlin B. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker and electronic access through RBDigital.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Valentines Day may be over, but we're going to use conversation hearts for ammo for the catapults we create. For grades K-5. Please register.
Registration required. Program is full.
Friday
February 16th
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! We'll be meeting in the third floor Study Room. First come, first served!
No registration required
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 9-12 Bring your cellphone and record videos at the library after hours! The first hour will be planning in one of our meeting rooms, recording will start at 6 once the library closes.
No registration required
Saturday
February 17th
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There are no events today.
Sunday
February 18th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 19th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grades 6-12. Show off your fandom by creating a fake stained glass window to take home with you! Registration required.
Registration required. Program is full.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title: The Hate U Give Author: Angie Thomas Reviewer: Stephanie Toomey, Library Assistant at Wood Library
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
It’s time to do some building! We have the Legos, so just bring your imagination! This program is for kids in grades K-5. When you're done creating, display your model in the Children's Room. Sign-up so you won’t get left out! Registration begins January 28.
Registration required. Program is full.
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 6-12: Watch some of your favorite throwback cartoons and eat popcorn!
No registration required
Tuesday
February 20th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bring your lunch to munch on while you watch a fun movie! In this big-screen Lego adventure, the battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja along with his friends, who are all secret warriors and LEGO Master Builders.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Reading: Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls. Come prepared to discuss the book.
No registration required
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Need help with a resume? Want to find a job? Need to practice interview skills? Help will be provided by LVOY volunteer Nancy Fedick. Nancy is available for drop-in help on the second floor.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and help intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer’s disease. Register by calling 1-800-272-3900.
No registration required
Wednesday
February 21st
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 through Feb. 21. Our 1/2 hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs, and the flannelboard and the activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Please register as class size is limited.
Registration required. Program is full.
Thursday
February 22nd
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ages 11-18 Each student will receive a workbook and a certification card upon completion. Students are asked to bring a self addressed stamped envelope and a bagged lunch. Registration required. $45.00 per student, payment due the day of the class.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings through Feb. 22. Our half-hour sessions feature picture books, fingerplays, songs and the flannelboard. Activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grades 6-12 Hang out and play games and make hot chocolate concoctions!
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. in Hamlin B. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker and electronic access through RBDigital.
No registration required
Friday
February 23rd
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
No registration required
10:00 am - 10:30 am
An early literacy program of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and a short story is for toddlers 6 – 24 months old and their parents or caregivers. Registration requested. This 20 minute class is especially for children who are walking and will include movement activities as well as rhymes.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Our early literacy program of nursery rhymes, clapping songs, bounces, and a short story is for babies 6 – 24 months old and their parents or caregivers. Registration requested. The class meets at 11:00-11:20 with play time afterwards and is intended for children who are not yet walking.
Registration required. Program is full.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bring your lunch to munch on while you watch this awesome movie. Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Rated PG
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! We'll be meeting in the third floor Study Room. First come, first served!
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 9-12 Want a say in what goes on in the Teen Scene and with teen programming? Stop by the TAB meeting to share your thoughts!
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Play in the library after hours! Use our XBox One, retro gaming system, play on our computers, or try out some minute to win it games!
No registration required
Saturday
February 24th
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10:30 am - 11:30 am
If your preschooler loves to dance, don’t miss our Biblio-Bop party. We’ll be hopping and bopping to music using bells, shakers, and our parachute to enhance the fun. There is no sign-up for this program. Just come and be ready to move! For children 1 - 5 years old with their parents or caregiver
No registration required
Sunday
February 25th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 26th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Title: Destiny of the Republic Author: Candice Millard Reviewer: Former elementary teacher Tina Blackwood
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Open to the public
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) - A behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne. (107 mins) Rated PG for thematic elements, some bullying, war images and brief language.
No registration required
Tuesday
February 27th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun with Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet. Weekly sessions for 2 year olds their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
H&R Block will be reviewing 2018 tax law changes and teaching patrons what to expect when the changes go into effect.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
planning committee for this event
No registration required
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Need help with a resume? Want to find a job? Need to practice interview skills? Help will be provided by LVOY volunteer Nancy Fedick. Nancy is available for drop-in help on the second floor.
No registration required
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Read Real murders : an Aurora Teagarden mystery Harris, Charlaine . We will be watching the movie and discussing
No registration required
Wednesday
February 28th
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
All are welcome to this social exchange. Breakfast snacks and coffee are on us.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting
No registration required