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February 1st
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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. Please register at the library, using the online calendar, or by calling 585-394-1381.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:30 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. An optional half hour social period begins at 10:00 AM.
No registration required
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 from 11:00-11:20 with 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! First come, first served! Ask for the location at circulation.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 8-12: 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
Saturday
February 2nd
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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! Make a a craft, have ice cream for breakfast at 11:00, go on a search for the animal characters from Jan Brett's The Mitten, meet our own Yeti and have your picture taken with him and much more!
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Join us in the Story Room for wintry tales - including one read by a special guest from the Cummings Nature Center. For 3-7 year olds and their parents.
No registration required
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a tasty treat! Eat ice cream for breakfast!
No registration required
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Enjoy some hands-on fun at the library this afternoon. Build a mini-fort using just our white Legos. Create animal tracks in play-dough provided by Cummings Nature Center. Make a paper snowflake. Play Snow Ball Tic Tac Toe. Toss snowballs at our happy snowman. Come dressed to go outside and try out snowshoes AND make a snowman on the library lawn.
No registration required
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Sign up to secure your spot in our Wood Burning class to create winter-themed coasters.
Registration required. Program is full.
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Sign up to secure your spot in our Wood Burning class to create winter-themed coasters.
Registration required. Program is full.
Sunday
February 3rd
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 4th
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9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wood Walkers is a walking club for seniors that meets at Wood Library during warmer months and the VA during colder months.
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
Wood Library volunteer and member of the local American Legion Auxiliary Deborah Skivington will review books and other materials about WWI and its aftermath.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Register to learn how to knit a scarf. Yarn and needles are provided; you may keep the needles when you are finished. There is a $10 fee, to be paid the first day of class. Registration opens December 1.
Registration required. Program is full.
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A social gathering of fiber crafters. All skill levels welcome!
No registration required
Tuesday
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.
Wednesday
February 6th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 from January 2 - February 27. 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.
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
general meeting
No registration required
Thursday
February 7th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings at 10:30 from January 3 - February 28. 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.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker for patron use. If you need assistance with locating a digital copy, contact Kristy Bauman at kbauman@pls-net.org.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Watch the movie with friends and eat pizza!
Ages 13-18: "The Hate U Give" (PG-13, runtime 132 min)
No registration required
Friday
February 8th
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10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Finger Lakes Writers offers adult-oriented reading material in Adult Literacy collections using tools such as Flesch-Kincaid scores and specialized word lists. All writers who want to try their hand at penning prose for this often ignored and under-served niche market of readers are welcome.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! First come, first served! Ask for the location at circulation.
No registration required
Saturday
February 9th
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There are no events today.
Sunday
February 10th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 11th
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9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wood Walkers is a walking club for seniors that meets at Wood Library during warmer months and the VA during colder months.
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
Bristol resident and retired Navy Commander A.J. Magnan will review "Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898" by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Stories, crafts, games and other fun activities for 3-5 year olds based on the fun books by Ellen Stoll Walsh. Please register!
Registration required. Program is full.
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Register to learn how to knit a scarf. Yarn and needles are provided; you may keep the needles when you are finished. There is a $10 fee, to be paid the first day of class. Registration opens December 1.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The art projects created by the students from Polimini's Montessori Preschool have been on exhibit in the children's area for the past month. The young artists will be recognized at a family reception in the Children's Room. Sponsored by the Friends of Wood Library.
No registration required
Tuesday
February 12th
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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.
Wednesday
February 13th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 from January 2 - February 27. 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 14th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings at 10:30 from January 3 - February 28. 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.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker for patron use. If you need assistance with locating a digital copy, contact Kristy Bauman at kbauman@pls-net.org.
No registration required
Friday
February 15th
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! First come, first served! Ask for the location at circulation.
No registration required
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Grades 8-12: 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
Saturday
February 16th
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There are no events today.
Sunday
February 17th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 18th
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9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wood Walkers is a walking club for seniors that meets at Wood Library during warmer months and the VA during colder months.
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
Ellen Polimeni, Mayor of Canandaigua, will review "Becoming" by Michelle Obama
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Register to learn how to knit a scarf. Yarn and needles are provided; you may keep the needles when you are finished. There is a $10 fee, to be paid the first day of class. Registration opens December 1.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ages 13-18: Celebrate the first week of February break by watchin "Venom." (PG-13, runtime 152 min)
No registration required
Tuesday
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.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Reading: "American War" by Omar El Akkad
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 going into grades K-5. When you're done creating, display your model in the Children's Room. Registration requested - sign-up so you won’t get left out! Registration begins January 27.
Registration required. Program is full.
Wednesday
February 20th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 from January 2 - February 27. 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.
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Have some old paperbacks that you don't want anymore? Then clean off your bookshelves, bring them to the library and trade them one-for-one at our Paperback Swap. Leave your money at home because it’s all free! For grades K-5.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
general meeting
No registration required
Thursday
February 21st
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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 at 10:30 from January 3 - February 28. 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.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Bring your lunch to munch on while you watch a great movie on our big screen!
No registration required
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker for patron use. If you need assistance with locating a digital copy, contact Kristy Bauman at kbauman@pls-net.org.
No registration required
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Reading: "American War" by Omar El Akkad
No registration required
Friday
February 22nd
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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your devices and your questions! First come, first served! Ask for the location at circulation.
No registration required
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grades 6-12, Make waffles and watch "The Lego Movie!" (PG, runtime 100 mins)
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Play in the library after hours! Use our XBox One, Nintendo Switch, or play on our computers.
No registration required
Saturday
February 23rd
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10:30 am - 11:30 am
If you and 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 45 minute program. Just come and be ready to move! For children 1 - 5 years old with their parents or caregiver,
No registration required
Sunday
February 24th
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There are no events today.
Monday
February 25th
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9:00 am - 10:00 am
Wood Walkers is a walking club for seniors that meets at Wood Library during warmer months and the VA during colder months.
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
Local author Jeanne Crane will review her book, "Amidst the Stones of Celtic Ireland".
No registration required
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting. Open to the public.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Rated R for language throughout, some sexuality/nudity and substance abuse. (136 mins)
No registration required
Tuesday
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.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
January's book discussion will be "The Dry" by Jane Harper and Febuary's book will be "The Breakdown" by B.A. Paris. Other month's titles to be decided. Open to the public. Snacks provided.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. To register call 1-800-272-3900.
Registration required. Program is full.
Wednesday
February 27th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
All are welcome to this social exchange. Breakfast snacks and coffee are on us.
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 from January 2 - February 27. 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 - 3:00 pm
Title: "Increase Voice Volume for Parkinson's Disease Patient" Speaker: Chelsey Auburn, speech pathologist with Speak Out program at FF Thompson Hospital
No registration required
Thursday
February 28th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Thursday mornings at 10:30 from January 3 - February 28. 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.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The New Yorker discussion group meets every Thursday from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. The “required readings” are chosen by group members weekly. The library has a subscription to The New Yorker for patron use. If you need assistance with locating a digital copy, contact Kristy Bauman at kbauman@pls-net.org.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Crafty afterschool fun for grades K-5. Create your own portable I Spy Challenge! Registration is requested. A snack will be provided.
Registration required. Program is full.
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dr. Mowery and Dr. Pelkey work together to design and evaluate molecules as anti-cancer agents. They have discovered new compounds with promising anti-cancer activity. They involve their students as research assistants to further their futures as scientists and researchers. The professors will talk on their work in cancer research and how it also serves the goals of a liberal arts education.
No registration required