Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Library Romp: Penfield Public Library

Today we decided to visit the library. Well, I had a book on hold and needed to pick it up. I was thrilled when I finally got a notification email that it was available...I was number 40-something in the hold queue when I reserved it two months ago.

Anyways...because I grew up in Penfield, I'll always consider it my "home library". Really, it's not too much further driving there than to the Fairport library for me. If you've never been, it's a pretty nice library. The kids room is HUGE and has a very good selection of kids DVDs and books for all ages.


They also have an area within the children's room with a kid-size sofa and table with puzzles, stuffed animals and puppets.

 

But...Logan's favorite part of this library is the fish tank when you walk into the children's room.


Penfield Public Library is located at 1985 Baird Road in Penfield and is open Monday-Thursday 10am-9pm, Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 2pm-5pm.

Some notable upcoming programs... 

Martha the Dog 
Saturday, November 17th 
11am-2:30pm 
Ages 3-9 years
Come meet Martha, listen to a story, have fun with crafts, enjoy a snack and play a game or two. Martha will be in the children’s room to greet you between 10:50am-Noon and 1:20-2:30 pm. Children under age 3 are welcome to come meet Martha, but will be unable to attend the program. Registration begins Friday, November 2nd for Penfield town or school district residents and Thursday, November 8th for all others.

Children of all ages are welcome to come meet Martha on Friday, November 16th from 3:45-4:45pm. Child must be accompanied by an adult. No registration is required. Martha will make a special visit to the children’s room, ready for hugs and photos. 

Bedtime Storytime Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Wednesday, December 12th
7-7:30pm
Ages 3-7 years
Children bring a favorite stuffed animal to hear stories and songs about toys and then tuck them in for a sleepover at the library! The next day, Thursday, December 13th between 2 and 9pm, children come back to pick up their animals and a souvenir of their animal’s experience! (Make sure to bring an animal your child can part with for the night.) Registration begins Wednesday, November 28th for Penfield town  and school district residents and Wednesday, December 5th for all others.

New Years Eve Preschool Dance PartyMonday, December 31st10:30-11:30amAges 2-5 yearsGet your feet moving and rock in the New Year! Join us for this special dance party featuring music, dancing, instruments, bubble and more. Registration begins Monday, December 10th for Penfield town and school district residents and Monday, December 17th for all others.

You can register for any of these events on-line by clicking HERE.



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