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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.

Friends Fest
When: Saturday, May 07, 2016 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

The Friends of the Library Fest (Craft and Trunk Sale) is back for another year. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, May 7th, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Irondequoit Town Hall campus (1250 Titus Ave.). Rain or shine!

Entertainment! Raffles! Face Painting! Food Trucks! Bargains Galore!


Babytime
When: Monday, May 09, 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, May 09, 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, May 10, 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.


Storytime
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 1:00 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.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, May 11, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Kids up to age 12 are welcome to drop in and try out Mario Kart Wii and Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii.  No registration necessary.

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Babytime
When: Thursday, May 12, 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, May 12, 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.


Babytime
When: Monday, May 16, 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, May 16, 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, May 17, 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.


Storytime
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 1:00 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.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Kids up to age 12 are welcome to drop in and try out Mario Kart Wii and Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii.  No registration necessary.

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Lego Club
When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:30 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Activity Room

All Ages. 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.


Babytime
When: Thursday, May 19, 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, May 19, 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.


Saturday Stories
When: Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Ages 2–5 With A Caregiver. 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 month. No registration necessary.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room

Kids up to age 12 are welcome to drop in and try out Mario Kart Wii and Super Smash Bros. Brawl on the Wii.  No registration necessary.

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LIBRARY CLOSED
When: Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

The Irondequoit Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 28; Sunday, May 29; and Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. 


LIBRARY CLOSED
When: Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

The Irondequoit Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 28; Sunday, May 29; and Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. 


LIBRARY CLOSED
When: Monday, May 30, 2016 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library

The Irondequoit Public Library will be closed Saturday, May 28; Sunday, May 29; and Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. 


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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)


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.


Shake Your Soul With Maryanne Turvin
When: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:00 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.


Race Through History With 10 Historic American Girls
When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Ages 6-12. Meet all ten historic American Girls and hear their stories! You will also see some of their toys and what they did when they weren’t in school—JUST LIKE YOU! No registration required.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)


Wizard Rock
When: Friday, July 22, 2016 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Muggle Quidditch, food, and live music from Harry Potter Fan Bands! All ages! No registration required.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Children’s Library Story Room


Mermaid Meet and Greet
When: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)


Oasis Community Chorus
When: Tuesday, August 02, 2016 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

A chorus will perform a variety of songs, from Broadway selections to old favorites. Registration is required.


On Your Mark, Get Set, Bake!
When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

Ages 6-12. The Storybook Cook, Liz Bauld, will show participants some of the science behind what makes baking and cooking work. Registration is required.


Wii Wednesdays
When: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#114)


Artisan Jazz Trio
When: Thursday, August 04, 2016 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

A concert of mellow jazz played on bass, saxophone, and guitar by local Rochester musicians. Registration is required.