Library Programs for Kids

If you wish to register for any of our programs, click the links below to fill out our online registration form. You can also get a reminder by email or in a text message. You can also register for all programs in person or by calling us at 336-6060.

PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, February 27, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


Family Music Celebration
When: Saturday, March 04, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#113 + #114)

Celebrate the community­‐building power of music with this event that playfully engages families with songs, sounds, and rhythms from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. Families will move, sing, and play rhythm instruments to fresh beats from across the globe that will keep them grooving long after the event is over. In this participatory event, children and their families will have an opportunity to play a variety of age appropriate instruments, provided by Full Circle, and make music together.

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PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


Lego Club
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Ages 4 and up

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ASL Storytime
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:15 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Recommended for Ages 1-5. Come and join in a half hour of fun in American Sign Language (ASL). Children will have opportunities to learn ASL rhymes and rhythms as well as engage in a story presented in sign language. A voice interpreter will be provided for family members who may be learning ASL. No registration required.


A Folk Music Concert by Andy and Judy
When: Sunday, March 12, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

The husband and wife duo from Bridgewater, Mass. will perform original songs and well-known folk music from John Prine, Bob Dylan, Ian and Sylvia, and Peter, Paul & Mary.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


Best of the 90-Second Newbery Film Festival with Author James Kennedy
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#114)

All ages are welcome; best suited for ages 8 and up. The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which young filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books in about 90 seconds. James Kennedy, author of The Order of Odd-Fish and founder and curator of the 90-Second Newbery, will give a presentation about the festival as well as show some outstanding entries. He will be joined by IPL’s teen services librarian, Matt Krueger, who served on the 2017 Newbery Committee. This will be an energetic and highly entertaining presentation – don’t miss out! No registration necessary.


St. Patrick's Day Performance by the Boland School of Irish Dance
When: Friday, March 17, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Join us on St. Patrick’s Day for a performance by dancers from the Boland School of Irish Dance. The School promotes Irish culture through teaching Irish dances and music and its students are well known throughout Rochester.


Egg Decorating With Alcohol Inks With Linda Bowers
When: Saturday, March 18, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

For children ages 5 – 12 (children ages 5 – 10 must be accompanied by adult caregiver). Linda Bowers will instruct participants in the unique alcohol inks technique, which gives eggs a beautiful marbled finish. Registration required.


Babytime
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 1:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Junk Re-Thunk: Turn Your Trash Into Toys
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

For ages 6 – 12; younger kids may participate w/adult caregiver. Registration required. Can you re-think the way you see junk? At age six Author/Illustrator Brian Yanish (ScrapKins: Junk Re-Thunk, Holt/Ottaviano 2016) created a series of monster drawings that would go on to become the ScrapKins, a tribe of creative creatures that build their world from the things we throw away. Today ScrapKins travels to schools, museums, and festivals inspiring kids to make amazing interactive art from recycled materials every family has at home. Brian has created arts enrichment programs for Whole Foods, The American Museum of Natural History, Seventh Generation, Maker Faire, Scholastic Afterschool and appeared on Sesame Street. Join Brian for a special “Recycled Toy” making workshop!


Babytime
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Babytime
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Babytime
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Preschool Open House
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#113 + #114)

Adult caregivers are invited to learn about options for childcare and early childhood education in Irondequoit and surrounding areas. Representatives of local preschools & daycares will be available to answer questions and provide information, all in one location.  No registration necessary. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}


A Concert by Eastman School's Music for All program
When: Sunday, April 02, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Everyone is welcome to a concert of classical music performed by talented students from the Eastman School of Music!


Babytime
When: Monday, April 03, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Monday, April 03, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, April 03, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Wednesday, April 05, 2017 1:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Babytime
When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Thursday, April 06, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Babytime
When: Monday, April 10, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Monday, April 10, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, April 10, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Lego Club
When: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Ages 4 and up

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Babytime
When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


Library Closed
When: Friday, April 14, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Library Closed
When: Saturday, April 15, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Library Closed
When: Sunday, April 16, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Babytime
When: Monday, April 17, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 0-23 Months. Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.


StoryTime
When: Monday, April 17, 2017 11:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, April 17, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Enjoy a storytime with Miss Emily, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.


Creations with your Crockpot with Liz Bauld, the Storybook Cook
When: Monday, April 17, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2-5. Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.