When: Mon., June 3, Tue., June 4, Wed., June 5, Mon., June 10, Tue., June 11, Wed., June 12, Fri., June 14, Mon., June 17, Wed., June 19, Thu., June 20, Mon., June 24, Tue., June 25, Wed., June 26, Thu., June 27 and Fri., June 28 2019
PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS
The Penfield Public Library will be closed Saturday, June 29 for the Penfield town parade. The library will be open Saturdays from 10 AM- 1 PM effective July 6 through August 31. The library will be closed Sundays effective June 30 – August 25.
Sweet Bites: A Taste of Poetry Over the Lunch Hour
Tuesday, June 4, Noon-1:00 PM
Taste the sweetness of poetry paired with dessert and coffee.
Health Care Navigator Session
Tuesday, June 4, 4:30-8:00 PM
Call (585) 613-7662 to register and find out what to bring. Get help from a certified counselor at CCSI to enroll in the NY State of Health Marketplace, if you have a life qualifying event such as birth, marriage, or divorce.
Wednesday Teas Book Review
Wednesday, June 5, 1:00-2:00 PM
The “Wednesday Teas” book review series coordinated by Librarian Kim Catalanello is co-sponsored with the Penfield Recreation Department.
Wednesday, June 5, 7:00-8:00 PM
During the month of June, Jane Knoeck, President of the Greater Rochester Rose Society, will discuss old garden roses – linking the past and the present.
Book Discussion Group
Thursday, June 20, 7:00-9:00 PM
Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello hosts the monthly Book Discussion Group meeting. This month's selection is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, led by Roberta Miller. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk beginning May 16.
22nd Annual Adult Summer Reading Program
Monday, June 24-Friday, August 2
For Ages 18+. “A Universe of Stories” is the theme of our adult summer reading game. Complete one raffle slip for each book read to be eligible for weekly prizes.
“Revisit the Lunar Landing” Film Series:
Apollo 13, Thursday, June 27, 6:15-8:35 PM
(Universal, 2005, 140 min., rated PG) Registration opens Thursday, June 13.
The Dish, Thursday, July 11, 6:30-8:15 PM
(Warner Bros., 2001, 105 min., rated PG-13) Registration opens Thursday, June 27.
First Man, Thursday, August 1, 6:15-8:35 PM
(Universal, 2018, 141 min., rated PG-13) Registration opens Thursday, July 18.
PROGRAMS FOR YOUNG ADULTS
Tuesday, June 4, 2:30-4:00 PM
For Grades 9-12. Pizza, cake, and presents for our seniors. Games and karaoke, too. No registration required.
A Universe of Stories: The 2019 Summer Reading Game Grades 6-12, Monday, June 24-Wednesday, July 31.
Earn a scratch-off ticket every day you visit the library and every time you complete a reading or activity challenge. Visit the library’s Info Desk to get started. Prizes furnished by generous local businesses and the Friends of Penfield Public Library. No registration required.
A Universe of Slimes
Wednesday, June 26, 7:00-8:30 PM
For Those Entering Grades 6-12. Galaxy slime, alien slime, Mars mud slime, and other slimes you dream up! Registration opens Wednesday, June 12.
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
Donuts with Dad/Grandpa Story Time
Wednesday, June 12, 6:45-7:30 PM
For ages 3-7, with Dad and/or Grandpa. It’s almost Father’s Day and we’re going to celebrate with a special story time devoted to dads. We’ll hear stories and sing songs in honor of fathers and enjoy some tasty donuts, too! Make sure to bring your dad and/or grandpa for this delightful evening. Registration begins Wednesday, May 29 for Penfield town or school district residents and Wednesday, June 5 for all others.
Friday, June 14 & July 19, 11:00-11:45 AM
For ages 12-23 months, with an adult. Come let your little ones discover and play as they learn to socialize with other children. No registration required.
Summer Stories ‘N’ More Story Times
Tuesdays, June 25-August 6, 10:30 – 11:00 AM
For children ages 3-6. Preschoolers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. Parents/caregivers are welcome, but not required to attend. Older siblings are also welcome. No registration required.
Summer Family Story Times
Mondays, July 1-August 5, 10:30 – 11:00 AM
For children of all ages, with an adult. Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian. This program is geared for toddler and pre-school children not yet comfortable leaving their parent/caregiver. No registration required.
BLAST OFF with the Spaced Out Sci-Fi Show with Cris Johnson
Thursday, June 27, 11:00-11:45 AM
For ages 5 and up; parents welcome. Don’t miss our summer kick-off show where Cris will use a teleportation device to allow kids to transport milk across the room, create some gross Martian juice from one child’s shoe, bring a drawing of a space alien to life, and much more. Registration begins Thursday, June 13 for Penfield town or school district residents and Thursday, June 20 for all others.
BLAST OFF with Parent/Child Book Group
Thursday, June 27, 6:45-7:30 PM
For children in entering grades 3 -5, accompanied by a parent. "Please read My Journey to the Stars" by Scott Kelly and come prepared to discuss your favorite parts. Books will be on hold at the circulation desk to check out. No registration required.
BLAST OFF with Library LEGO Lab
Friday, June 28, 10:30-11:45 AM
For children ages 6-11 years. Do you love to build with LEGOs? Come join other LEGO fans for our Library LEGO Lab! We will provide all the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. Registration begins Friday, June 14 for Penfield town or school district residents and Friday, June 21 for all others.
BLAST OFF with Crafty Fun Days
Friday, June 28 & July 12, 3:30-4:30 PM
For Children Entering Grades 1-4. Come enjoy a story and make a theme-related craft. Separate registration is required for each program date. June 28 - Registration begins Friday, June 14 for Penfield town or school district residents and Friday, June 21 for all others. July 12 - Registration begins Friday, June 28 for Penfield town or school district residents and Friday, July 5 for all others.