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Questions about Children's Services?
Contact Mary Ferris at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays | 9:00—10:00 AM
A walking club for seniors. Contact Elaine Walker at email@example.com for information.
The New Yorker Magazine Discussion Group
Thursdays | 3:00—4:30 PM
Readers of this popular magazine meet virtually via Zoom. “Required readings” are chosen by group members and posted to the library’s website.
Book Sandwiched In
Mondays, Thru March | 12:00—1:00 PM
Wood Library’s annual book review series kicks off Monday, February 1 with a review by Canandaigua City Manager John Goodwin who will discuss Upstream: How to Solve Problems Before they Happen by Dan Health. Registration required for Zoom link.
Monday, February 1 | 7:00—8:30 PM
A social gathering of fiber crafters that meets the first Monday of the month. All skill levels welcome! Contact Alexis Lawrence for Zoom link.
Canandaigua Writers Group
Friday, February 5 | 11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Share original stories, poems, memoirs, and more in a supportive, learning community of fellow writers. An optional half hour social period begins at 11:00 AM.
Take and Make Truffle Making
Monday, February 8 | 5:30—6:30 PM
Join us on Facebook to create truffles at home for Valentine’s Day. Supplies limited, First come basis.
Virtual Tech Help
Wednesday, February 10 | 4:00—6:00 PM
Please have your device handy and get answers for your tech questions. Limited spots are available. Registration required for Zoom link.
Presidential Visits in Canandaigua
Monday, February 15 | 7:00—8:00 PM
Did you know some of our most famous Presidents have visited Canandaigua, NY? Join Ontario County Historical Society Historian, Preston Pierce as he shares his knowledge and stories of presdiential visits to Ontario County. Registration required for Zoom link.
Tuesdays, starting February 16 | 6:00—7:00 PM
This is a 6 week course beginning February 16. Registration required for Zoom link. Space limited. The course is taught by an LVOY student learner.
Wednesdays, Starting February 17 | 6:30—7:30 PM
This is a 6 week course beginningFebruary 17. Must have a basic knowledge of Spanish.. Registration required for Zoom link. Space limited. The course is taught by an LVOY student learner.
Thursdays, Starting February 18 | 6:00—7:00 PM
This is a 6 week course beginning February 17. Must have a basic knowledge of Spanish. Registration required for Zoom Code. Space limited. The course is taught by an LVOY student learner.
Saturday, February 20 | 7:00—8:00 PM
Join the Wood Library's Discord server for a fun partners Trivia Night on Nickelodeon shows of the 2000s. Registration required for Discord information.
Book Discussion Club
Monday, February 22 | 5:30—7:00 PM
Read and discuss Whisper Network by Chandler Baker. Limited copies of the book will be provided at the Library. Register for Zoom link.
Parkinson's Support Group
Wednesday, February 24 | 1:00—3:00 PM
All persons with Parkinson’s disease and care partners are invited to attend.
Hobart William Smith Speaker Series
Wednesday, February 24 | 7:00—8:00 PM
Wood Library’s Hobart Williams Smith Speaker series kicks off Wednesday, February 24th with Internet Memes: The good, the bad, and the Ugly presented by Leah R. Shafer, Associate Professor of Media and Society. Registration required for Zoom link.
Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Friday, February 12 | 3:30—4:30 PM
Plan library programs and become an advocate for Wood Library by joining TAB today. New members welcome! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom code.
Take and Make: Focus Bottles
Monday, February 15
Fill your bottle with glue, glitter, and water, seal it up, then shake it up and work while the glitter settles! The only thing needed to complete this craft from home is water. Registration required.
Friday, February 12 | 6:00—8:00 PM
Friday, February 26 | 6:00—8:00 PM
Join our Discord server and choose what games are played! Register to connect to the Discord server for this event.
Questions about Adult Services?
Contact Alexis Lawrence at email@example.com.
Program schedule is subject to change. Please check our online calendar or call the library to learn about cancellations.
There is no in-person programming. All library programs are virtual.
Questions about Teen Services?
Contact Katie Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Baker Park StoryWalk
Take a walk around the park and enjoy reading The Snow Globe Family by Jane O'Connor with illustrations by S.D. Schindler. This book will be up for the winter months.
Mother Goose on the Loose at Home
Friday, February 5 | 10:00 AM
6—24 month olds and parent or caregiver
Early literacy program of nursery rhymes, songs, and bounces. Watch on YouTube! Register for a program materials bag.
Spotlight On: Robert Kraus
Monday, February 8 | 1:00 PM
Fun on YouTube with stories, crafts, and activities based on the fabulous picture books by author/illustrator Robert Kraus. Sign up and we’ll prepare an activities bag to go with the program. Registration is required to reserve a materials bag. Bags will be available for pick-up a week before the program.
Virtual Crafter-School Special: Make a Snow Globe Thursday, February 18 | 4:00 PM
Join us on YouTube and make your own snow globe at home! Registration is required to reserve a materials bag. Bags will be available for pick-up a week before the program.
Time for Twos
Tuesdays through February 23 | 10:30 AM
2 year olds
Join Children’s Librarian, Mrs. Ferris, and her puppet helper, Shrinking Violet, for short stories, rhymes, and fingerplay fun. Watch on YouTube.
Bedtime Stories with Mrs. Ferris
Wednesdays through February 24 | 7:00 PM
Get in your jammies and cozy up at home for stories, songs, and a special flannel board with Mrs. Ferris. Visit us on Facebook for this LIVE weekly virtual event.
Thursdays through February 25 | 10:30 AM
Picture book stories, fingerplays, songs, flannel board and fun! Activities promote language development and pre-literacy skills. Watch on Youtube.
Save the Date
Biblio-Bop Dance Party
Saturday, December 7 | 10:30—11:15 AM
Ages 1—5 and parent or caregiver
Got a preschooler who loves to dance? Hop and bop to music using bells, shakers, and a parachute to enhance the fun. There is no sign-up for this program. Just come and be ready to move!
Crafter-School Special: Perler Bead Ornaments
Thursday December 12 | 4:00—5:00 PM
Create Christmas ornaments using Perler beads. Hang them on your tree or use them as gifts! Snack provided. Registration is requested.
Holiday Pajama Storytime
Thursday December 19 | 7:00—7:45 PM
Put on jammies and visit the library for holiday stories and fun. Parents are welcome to enjoy the program with children.
Book Circle Members Make a Difference
The Book Circle was established to recognize library supporters who donate to Wood Library every month. Their recurring gifts make a difference by funding—
Multiple copies of the most popular books
Programs like 1000 Books Before Kindergarten which introduce children to the joy of reading
Informative and thought-provoking programs to help people better understand the trending issues of the day
Digital media services like Hoopla that offer unlimited access to movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows
We wish to recognize and thank these individuals who made a commit to donate to Wood Library regularly in 2020—
Thomas and Marguerite Albrecht
Maria Bucci and Al Jenkins
Catherine T Collier
Don and Donna Cotter
Robert and Nanette Cownie
Marilyn and George Cushman
Steve and Jenny Goodemote
John and Jessica Goodwin
Barry and Linda Jones
Phil and Kathi Nevin
Bryan and Laura Sandler
Tom and Quinn Smith
Lynn and Diane Tucker
Erin Van Damme
Jill Werth, President
Leslie Mast, Vice President
Kathy Shay, Secretary
Suzanne O’Connor, Treasurer
Erin Van Damme
Next board meeting:
Monday, February 22 | 5:00 PM
Children’s Services Librarian
Teen Services Librarian
Adult Services Librarian
134 N Main St
Canandaigua, NY 14424