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.

"Monster Trucks" Storytime & Activity w/Author Joy Keller
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

For families with kids ages 2 – 6. Author Joy Keller will read her new picture book “Monster Trucks” (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, out 8/29/17). After the reading, there will be related activities in the Activity Room. No registration required.


Made In Rochester Game Festival
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

The Made In Rochester Gaming Festival is a collaborative event between the Irondequoit Public Library and RIT’s MAGIC Center to showcase video games and tabletop games developed in the Rochester area for the public.

– Play Dozens of Tabletop Games and Video Games Made in Rochester!
– Grab Lunch from Local Food Trucks!
– More Events To Be Announced!


Babytime
When: Monday, October 02, 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, October 02, 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.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, October 03, 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.


Touch a Truck with Ridge Culver Fire Department
When: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

Have you ever been up close and personal with a real fire truck? Come explore the real thing and touch the fire truck at Irondequoit Public Library. This program will be held outside, weather permitting. For children of all ages with parent/caregiver.


Babytime
When: Thursday, October 05, 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, October 05, 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: Monday, October 09, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



StoryTime
When: Tuesday, October 10, 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.


Family Drop-In Craft
When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Caregivers and children 5-10 are welcome to drop-in for a self-directed craft in the Children’s Activity Room! Each week we’ll have a different craft for you to complete at your own pace.


A Concert by Ceilidh Connection
When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Come enjoy a live concert of six pipers performing on the Scottish Small Pipes! All ages welcome. 


Lego Club
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Ages 4 and up

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Progressive Early Learning
When: Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

This class provides a fun, meaningful and relevant playful learning experience for young children. We provide materials and activities that lay the foundation for S.T.E.A.M. learning. (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, (A)rts, (M)ath. Children will learn concepts and practice skills through hands on exploration and play such as pre-math and science, sensory experience, construction, creative problem solving, critical thinking and more. We provide experiences with blocks and loose parts, process oriented art, sensory and science, dramatic play and language and literacy.


Babytime
When: Thursday, October 12, 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, October 12, 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.


Progressive Early Learning
When: Thursday, October 12, 2017 11:45 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

This class provides a fun, meaningful and relevant playful learning experience for young children. We provide materials and activities that lay the foundation for S.T.E.A.M. learning. (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, (A)rts, (M)ath. Children will learn concepts and practice skills through hands on exploration and play such as pre-math and science, sensory experience, construction, creative problem solving, critical thinking and more. We provide experiences with blocks and loose parts, process oriented art, sensory and science, dramatic play and language and literacy.


Babytime
When: Monday, October 16, 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, October 16, 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.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, October 17, 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.


Babytime
When: Thursday, October 19, 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, October 19, 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.


United Stories of America: Center for Disability Rights
When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Join the Center for Disability Rights (http://www.cdrnys.org) for stories and a craft project focused on disability pride. This program will geared towards preschool-age children and their families. Registration begins September 1, 2017 – call the Irondequoit Library at (585) 336-6060 or visit www.irondequoitlibrary.org/calendar to sign up.


Babytime
When: Monday, October 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: Monday, October 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.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, October 24, 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.


Family Drop-In Craft
When: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

Caregivers and children 5-10 are welcome to drop-in for a self-directed craft in the Children’s Activity Room! Each week we’ll have a different craft for you to complete at your own pace.


Babytime
When: Thursday, October 26, 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, October 26, 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.


Trick or Treat Trail
When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

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Babytime
When: Monday, October 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: Monday, October 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.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, October 31, 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.


Babytime
When: Thursday, November 02, 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, November 02, 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.


New York Spirits: Ghostly Tales of Famous New York Haunted Places with Cris Johnson
When: Friday, November 03, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Hear tales of spirits who supposedly haunt Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, Fort William Henry Museum, the Utica Lunatic Asylum, the Red Coach Inn of Niagara Falls, and other places. Learn about tales of the Fox Sisters, who were at the forefront of spirit communication, the truth about the Amityville Horror House, and many more. Cris Johnson will bring a collection of ghostly and unusual artifacts and will try to initiate contact with spirits. Guests will see strange artifacts, learn about spiritualist powers, and hear stories of maddeningly scary events. 


United Stories of America: Ballet Afrikana
When: Saturday, November 04, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Join the Ballet Afrikana (https://www.balletafrikana.com) for stories and a craft project focused on African heritage pride. This program will geared towards preschool-age children and their families. Registration begins September 1, 2017 – call the Irondequoit Library at (585) 336-6060 or visit www.irondequoitlibrary.org/calendar to sign up.


Babytime
When: Monday, November 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: Monday, November 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.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, November 07, 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.


Lego Club
When: Wednesday, November 08, 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, November 09, 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, November 09, 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, November 10, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Babytime
When: Monday, November 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: Monday, November 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.


StoryTime
When: Tuesday, November 14, 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.


Progressive Early Learning
When: Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

This class provides a fun, meaningful and relevant playful learning experience for young children. We provide materials and activities that lay the foundation for S.T.E.A.M. learning. (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, (A)rts, (M)ath. Children will learn concepts and practice skills through hands on exploration and play such as pre-math and science, sensory experience, construction, creative problem solving, critical thinking and more. We provide experiences with blocks and loose parts, process oriented art, sensory and science, dramatic play and language and literacy.


Babytime
When: Thursday, November 16, 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, November 16, 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.