Tuesday
October 1st
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There are no events today.
Wednesday
October 2nd
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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 October 2 - November 20. 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. NOTE: No program on Oct. 9 due to staff training.
Registration required. Program is full.
Thursday
October 3rd
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday mornings at 10:30 from October 3 - November 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.
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
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Volunteers will be in the Ewing Room sorting/cleaning purses for the upcoming 11/23 event.
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ted Van Son Jr. is a paranormal investigator, radio host, and author. He is passionate about the unknown and loves to lecture on the subject. Ted's 30 years of experience have inspired him to pen two books: "Think Outside the Paranormal Box" and "Flashlight, Recorder and Comfortable Shoes". Ted has been on the television series "Paranormal Survivor" on Destination America TV. Copies of Ted's books will be available for purchase with cash or check.
No registration required
Friday
October 4th
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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
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
October 5th
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All Day
Preliminary set-up for Volunteer Appreciation Party on Sunday.
No registration required
Sunday
October 6th
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Honoring the volunteers of the Wood Library.
No registration required
Monday
October 7th
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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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 7 - November 18.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Are you a new iPad owner or even a longtime owner who would like a walk-through of your device? Bring your iPad (fully charged) for this tutorial and have access to the email address associated with the iPad. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
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
October 8th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn to create and edit spreadsheets. Course will cover writing functions and quick formulas with an introduction to basic charts. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge and some experience. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
Registration required. Program is full.
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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 8 - November 19.
Registration required. Program is full.
Wednesday
October 9th
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All Day
Staff training
No registration required
All Day
Staff Training
No registration required
All Day
Staff Training
No registration required
Thursday
October 10th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday mornings at 10:30 from October 3 - November 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is a 2 session course for learning basic functions such as page setup, cut, copy, paste, formatting, printing, and using the spell checker. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge, or Intro Course. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
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
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Committee meeting
No registration required
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Watch the movie with friends and eat pizza!
Ages 13—18: "A Quiet Place" (PG-13, CC, runtime 90 min)
No registration required
Friday
October 11th
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Come and play with your child at our sensory stations! Sensory play is any activity that stimulates a child's senses: touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Children explore and naturally use scientific processes while they play, investigate, create and discover new sensations. This program will incorporate the early literacy skill of play into a variety of sensory experiences. There will be several stations to explore. Caregivers are expected to interact with their child.
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
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
October 12th
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There are no events today.
Sunday
October 13th
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All Day
Volunteers will be in the Ewing Room to sort/clean purses for the 11/23 event.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Granger Homestead 295 N Main St Canandaigua Join us for a music-filled Sunday afternoon featuring musicians from the Eastman School of Music as they present Autumn Leaves, with songs specially selected to celebrate the fall season. Refreshments served. Minimum $20 donation appreciated at the door
No registration required
Monday
October 14th
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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
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ages 13-18: Bring blankets to make forts, wear your onesies, and watch "Happy Death Day!" (PG-13, CC, runtime 96 min)
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Patrons will be walked through account creation, posting a status update, uploading photos, and more. Attendees must already have an accessible email address. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
An American grandson of the infamous scientist, struggling to prove that his grandfather was not as insane as people believe, is invited to Transylvania, where he discovers the process that reanimates a dead body. (PG, CC, runtime 106 mins)
No registration required
Tuesday
October 15th
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Learn to create and edit spreadsheets. Course will cover writing functions and quick formulas with an introduction to basic charts. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge and some experience. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
Registration required. Program is full.
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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 8 - November 19.
Registration required. Program is full.
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Discussing: "97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement" by Jane Ziegelman
No registration required
Wednesday
October 16th
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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 October 2 - November 20. 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. NOTE: No program on Oct. 9 due to staff training.
Registration required. Program is full.
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Are you a new Android owner or even a longtime owner who would like a walk-through of your device? Bring your Android (fully charged) for this tutorial. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
Registration required. Program is full.
Thursday
October 17th
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10:00 am - 11:00 am
Learn how to download Skype, create your Skype name, add your Skype friends, make a call, and more. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge, or Intro Course. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
Registration required. Program is full.
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday mornings at 10:30 from October 3 - November 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.
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is a 2 session course for learning basic functions such as page setup, cut, copy, paste, formatting, printing, and using the spell checker. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge, or Intro Course. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
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
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Volunteers will be in the Ewing Room sorting/cleaning purses for the upcoming 11/23 event.
No registration required
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Grades 6-12: Paint a spooky scene! Registration required.
Registration required. Program is full.
Friday
October 18th
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11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Are you a new Android owner or even a longtime owner who would like a walk-through of your device? Bring your Android (fully charged) for this tutorial. Must be 60+ & an Ontario County resident.
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
Saturday
October 19th
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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
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Help Wood Library and our community as we participate in The Great Give Back by making "Comfort Bags". You can also design and make a card of encouragement to include. The "Comfort Bags" will be donated to Blue Star Mothers along with the cards of encouragement. We are also collecting toiletries and non-perishable food items during this event. These items will be added to our month long food drive.
No registration required
Sunday
October 20th
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There are no events today.
Monday
October 21st
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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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 7 - November 18.
Registration required. Program is full.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us as we shine the spotlight on author Julia Donaldson and her fun, rhyming books. We'll have stories, crafts, a short movie and snack. This program is for 3-5 year olds. Please register to attend.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Learn what to watch for when on the Internet: passwords, Updates vs. Upgrades, and viruses. What and where and how to protect and backup your data.
Registration required. Program is full.
Tuesday
October 22nd
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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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 8 - November 19.
Registration required. Program is full.
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages of someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect at each stage of the disease. To register call 1-800-272-3900.
No registration required
Wednesday
October 23rd
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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 October 2 - November 20. 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. NOTE: No program on Oct. 9 due to staff training.
Registration required. Program is full.
Thursday
October 24th
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10:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday mornings at 10:30 from October 3 - November 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.
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 and electronic access through Overdrive.
No registration required
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
This month we're going to create movable skeleton hands! We'll also be offering some ghoulish snacks - will you dare to eat them? For kids in grades K-5. Please register online, at the library or by calling 585-394-1381.
Registration required. Program is full.
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Committee meeting
No registration required
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Learn how to make pebble art with instructor Tina Blackwood. All supplies provided for this 18 and up carft program. Registration required. Space is limited to 8 people.
Registration required. Program is full.
Friday
October 25th
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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
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends Night
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
October 26th
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
semi annual book sale
No registration required
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Volunteers will be in the Ewing Room sorting/cleaning purses in preparation for the 11/23 event.
No registration required
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Shadd Cary was the first black woman in North America to edit and publish a newspaper, one of the first black female lawyers in the US and an advocate for granting women the right to vote. She was part of the black emigration movement to Canada and both a friend and foe of Frederick Douglass. Jane Rhodes is a Professor and Department Head of African American Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and the author of "Mary Ann Shadd Cary: The Black Press and Protest in the 19th Century."
No registration required
Sunday
October 27th
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All Day
Volunteers will be in the Ewing Room to sort/clean purses for the 11/23 event.
No registration required
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
semi annual book sale
No registration required
Monday
October 28th
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
semi annual book sale
No registration required
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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 7 - November 18.
Registration required. Program is full.
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting. Open to the public.
No registration required
Tuesday
October 29th
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
semi annual book sale
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 and their parent/caregiver are 20 minutes long in the library’s Story Room with 10 minutes of playtime after the program. Registration is requested. The 7 week series runs from October 8 - November 19.
Registration required. Program is full.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
We will be discussing "The Late Show" by Michael Connelly in October. New members are welcome and snacks will be served. The Book discussion for November will The "Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee" by Casey Cep.
No registration required
Wednesday
October 30th
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
semi annual book sale
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Storybooks and more for 3-5 year olds on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 from October 2 - November 20. 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. NOTE: No program on Oct. 9 due to staff training.
Registration required. Program is full.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Are you ready for some hair-raising tales? Only the bravest 3rd - 5th graders should dare to join us for this program of bone chilling stories. Come in costume - no registration necessary. Treats will be given to those who don't try to trick the teller!
No registration required
Thursday
October 31st
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Book Sale
No registration required
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Thursday mornings at 10:30 from October 3 - November 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.
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 and electronic access through Overdrive.
No registration required