ROCtheDay for Wood Library December 3

Wood Library is participating in the Rochester region’s day of giving on Tuesday, December 3.  This year our fundraising will focus on a new initiative: outreach to persons who are homebound.

Connecting with people and community services are crucial to well-being and quality of life. Oftentimes, either because of age, lack of transportation, or limited mobility, homebound persons are isolated and unable to enjoy a full life or do the things they once enjoyed. Wood Library’s homebound delivery service will connect older or mobility-impaired patrons with a full-range of library services and programs. The service will ensure that people can continue to enjoy reading their favorite authors or book series, benefit from library programs via live streaming, receive reference services, and connect to online resources.

With support from our outreach coordinator, homebound persons can retain some independence, learn new skills, exercise the brain, and connect to their community through this program. The program will initially serve people who reside in Canandaigua’s senior living facilities such as Ferris Hills, Quail Summit, 80 Parrish St, and Horizons. Eventually, we hope to grow the program to assist anyone in the community who is homebound and has the desire to use library services.

Your donation on DECEMBER 3 through ROCtheDay.org will help us bring the library materials and services that homebound persons need and want right to their door.

Our fundraising goal is $2,000. Thank you for supporting this special initiative and for being a Wood Library ROCStar!