The Children’s Department offer numerous programs, diverse book and audiovisual collections, computers and tablets, games, and much more.  Stop in soon!


Face masks required for in-person programs.

Tail Waggin’ Tutors Joey & Cissy: Mondays, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm (except January 3)
Practice your reading skills with a supportive canine listener in the Children’s Room. Drop in!


Smart Beginnings Preschool Story Time: Tuesdays, 10:30 am to 10:50 am
Join Kim and your friends for stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5.


Parachute Play & More: Tuesdays, 11:00 am to 11:20 am
A chance for little ones to burn off some energy for ages 2-5.


Smart Beginnings Lapsit Story Time* on Zoom & in library:
Thursdays, January 13 & 27, 11:30 am to 11:50 am (New time)
Let’s meet online or in library for stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 1-3. *Registration required for Zoom link.


Tween Lego Challenge: Thursday, January 13, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Can you rise to the challenge? Complete LEGO feats of engineering. We will break into teams to compete for the (temporary) crown of Seymour Brick Brigadier. Grades 4-8.


Scrapbooking with Ashley*: Monday, January 17, 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
No school today, so try your hand at scrapbooking and create two winter-themed pages. Please bring (2) vertical 4×6 photos and (5) wallet-sized photos in a mix or vertical and horizontal. Ages 9-14, and 6-8 with adult caregiver. *Registration required.


Amerks Hockey *: Monday, January 17, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Join members of the Rochester Amerks online for a story, Q & A with a
player, hockey trivia, prizes, and fun with the Moose. Registration is
required through the Amerks at http://www.amerks.com/readingpowerplay Families.


Homeschoolers’ Time: Tuesday, January 18, 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Test your shelving skills in both fiction and non-fiction areas. How well do you know Dewey? Ages 6-14.


Science Story Time: Thursday, January 20, 11:30 am to 12:00 pm
Stories, songs and more followed by a fun science experiment. Ages 2-5.


LEGO Club* on Zoom & in library: Thursday, January 20, 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm
Join other LEGO builders on Zoom OR in the Children’s Room. Share a project you’ve worked on lately, then we’ll do an activity together. Grades 1-5. *Registration required for Zoom link.


Pajama Story Time: Monday, January 24, 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Have a fun evening out in your pajamas with some stories, songs, and rhymes. Stuffed animal friends and older siblings welcome. Ages 2-5


BINGO: Tuesday, January 25, 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Come play BINGO and win your choice of books & baubles

Register on our Events page.

Special Programs & Events

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Summer Reading

Children’s Summer Reading Program 2022

For Preschool to Grade 5

Join us June – Augsut, 2022!