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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.

The Irondequoit Community Orchestra
When: Wednesday, June 01, 2016 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

A group of Irondequoit musicians perform selections of classical music conducted by Russ Thomas. An annual library tradition! Registration is required.


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, June 02, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


Close Harmonies: A Concert by Resonanz
When: Tuesday, June 07, 2016 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Resonanz, the Rochester Oratorio Society’s touring ensemblem will perform “Close Harmonies: Favorite Songs from Five Decades of Popular American Tunes.” Registration is required.


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, June 09, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


Lego Club
When: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Ages 4 and up. A member of the Rochester Lego Users Group will be on hand to provide inspiration and instruction. Lego bricks will be provided; just bring your imagination! No registration necessary.


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


LIBRARY CLOSED
When: Friday, June 17, 2016 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

The Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Friday, June 17, for staff training.


PJ Storytime & Craft
When: Monday, June 20, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2–5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs, then make a related craft to take home.  PJs are welcome but not a must; wear whatever you’re most comfortable in. No registration necessary.


Summer Reading Kick-Off
When: Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Celebrate the start of summer by registering for Summer Reading! All ages can participate… have fun reading and win prizes!


Summer Reading Kick-Off
When: Thursday, June 23, 2016 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#114)

Celebrate the start of summer by registering for Summer Reading! All ages can participate… have fun reading and win prizes!


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, June 23, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


Summer Reading Kick-Off
When: Friday, June 24, 2016 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Where in the World is That Hat From? With Stacey Miller of Hat Horizons
When: Saturday, June 25, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

See hats from around the world and learn about their cultural significance. Registration is required.


Babytime
When: Monday, June 27, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Birth – 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, June 27, 2016 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.


Fencing Demo With Olympian Iris Zimmermann
When: Monday, June 27, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Ages 6-12. Experience the excitement of fencing first-hand with a hands-on demo presented by Olympian Iris Zimmermann. No registration required.


Storytime
When: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 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.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)


Babytime
When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Birth – 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, June 30, 2016 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.


Learn to Crochet with Tamara Kelley
When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Newport Conference Room (#216)

Ages 9 and up. Learn the basics and make small projects. Yarn and hooks provided. Registration is required.


Farmer’s Market Storytime
When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 4:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

Ages 2–6 with a caregiver. Join Mrs. Otto (6/30, 7/21), Miss Emily (7/7, 7/14), Miss Amy (7/28, 8/11, 8/25), or Mr. Matt (8/4, 8/18) for stories at the Irondequoit Farmers’ Market! We meet by the Blacksmith’s Shop. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chairs! No registration necessary.


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, June 30, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


LIBRARY CLOSED
When: Sunday, July 03, 2016 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

Happy 4th of July! The Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4.


LIBRARY CLOSED
When: Monday, July 04, 2016 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

Happy 4th of July! The Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4.


Storytime
When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 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.


Jester Jim
When: Tuesday, July 05, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

All Ages. With no  more than a trunk full of props, Jester Jim will have you cracking up in your seat with his juggling, balancing, and beatboxing. No registration required.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)


Life Size Games
When: Wednesday, July 06, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Join us for Giant Jenga, Plus-Sized Pac Man, Humongous Hungry-Hungry Hippos, and more! All ages welcome. Registration is required.


Babytime
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Birth – 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, July 07, 2016 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.


Shake Your Soul With Maryanne Turvin
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

A movement class that combines yoga, modern dance, and African dance to revitalize your body and mind. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring a water bottle and a mat/towel. Registration is required.


Learn to Crochet with Tamara Kelley
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Newport Conference Room (#216)

Ages 9 and up. Learn the basics and make small projects. Yarn and hooks provided. Registration is required.


Farmer’s Market Storytime
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 4:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

Ages 2–6 with a caregiver. Join Mrs. Otto (6/30, 7/21), Miss Emily (7/7, 7/14), Miss Amy (7/28, 8/11, 8/25), or Mr. Matt (8/4, 8/18) for stories at the Irondequoit Farmers’ Market! We meet by the Blacksmith’s Shop. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chairs! No registration necessary.


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, July 07, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


Babytime
When: Monday, July 11, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Birth – 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, July 11, 2016 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.


Storytime
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 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.


Lego Club
When: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Ages 4 and up. A member of the Rochester Lego Users Group will be on hand to provide inspiration and instruction. Lego bricks will be provided; just bring your imagination! No registration necessary.


Color Run Craft Project
When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

Ages 6-12. Melt old crayons to make unique works of art. Registration is required.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#113 + #114)


Babytime
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Birth – 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, July 14, 2016 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.


Learn to Crochet with Tamara Kelley
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Newport Conference Room (#216)

Ages 9 and up. Learn the basics and make small projects. Yarn and hooks provided. Registration is required.


Farmer’s Market Storytime
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 4:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

Ages 2–6 with a caregiver. Join Mrs. Otto (6/30, 7/21), Miss Emily (7/7, 7/14), Miss Amy (7/28, 8/11, 8/25), or Mr. Matt (8/4, 8/18) for stories at the Irondequoit Farmers’ Market! We meet by the Blacksmith’s Shop. Feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chairs! No registration necessary.


Italian Discovery Workshop
When: Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

An ongoing class for patrons interested in learning and practicing Italian at beginning and intermediate levels. A typical workshop will include participant-initiated conversation and some reading and sentence transformations. This class is run by Irondequoit resident Laura Klinkon, and questions can be directed to her by phone (544-6449) or email (laura_k_cc@yahoo.com).


Babytime
When: Monday, July 18, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Birth – 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, July 18, 2016 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, July 18, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2–5 with a caregiver. Enjoy stories, rhymes, and songs, then make a related craft to take home.  PJs are welcome but not a must; wear whatever you’re most comfortable in. No registration necessary.


The Blue Ridge Country Ramblers
When: Monday, July 18, 2016 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

A concert of traditional bluegrass and country songs performed on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and standup bass. Registration is required.