Vestal Public Library -
Activities
 
Bark-9 Program
 
What is the BARK-9 Program? The "Books and Reading Canine" program helps to improve children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method--reading to a dog. But not just any dog, a THERAPY Dog. 
 
Monday, August 4, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
 
                 
Music Program with Apalachin Violinist Miranda Werner

*Monday, September 8, 2014 from 2:00 to 2:45 pm-For children ages 3-5

  • Hear live music, listen to stories, play musical games, and hold a real violin!
  • Registration is not required, and every child must be accompanied by a caregiver.
  • Contact the Youth Services Department at (607)754-4243 for more information.
 

Family Movie Day
 
*Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 10:30 am: Land Before Time (69 minutes, registration is not required, every child must be accompanied by a caregiver, refreshments will be provided)

*Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 10:30 am: ParaNorman (93 minutes, registration is not required, every child must be accompanied by a caregiver, refreshments will be provided)

 
Family Game Day:

Children of all ages can participate in our Family Game Days. Registration is not required for this event, but children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Refreshments will be provided. Come in and play original Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Wii, Sega Genesis, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and board games! 

* Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
* Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
* Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
* Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Toddler Story Time & Craft Program for 2 to 3 year olds

October 7, 2014-November 14, 2014

Please choose one session:

Tuesdays from 11:45am to 12:45pm
Fridays from 10:15am to 11:15am
Fridays from 11:45am to 12:45pm

October 7 & 10-Art
October 14 & 17-Books + Libraries
October 21 & 24-Cows
October 28 & 31-Halloween
November 4 & 7-Fruits + Veggies
November 11 & 14-Birds

Registration is required, and begins on Monday, September 15.
Every child must be accompanied by a caregiver.
Call the Youth Services Department at (607)754-4243 for more information.


Preschool Story Time & Craft Program for 3 to 5 year olds

October 7, 2014-November 14, 2014

Please choose one session:

Tuesdays from 10:15am to 11:15am
Tuesday from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Fridays from 1:30pm to 2:30pm

October 7 & 10-Art
October 14 & 17-Books + Libraries
October 21 & 24-Cows
October 28 & 31-Halloween
November 4 & 7-Fruits + Veggies
November 11 & 14-Birds

Registration is required, and begins on Monday, September 15.
Every child must be accompanied by a caregiver. Call the Youth Services Department at (607)754-4243 for more  information.


 
Teen Game Day:

Teens ages 12-19 can participate in our Teen Game Days. Registration is not required for this event. Refreshments will be provided. Come in and play original Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Nintendo Wii, Sega Genesis, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, and board games! 

* Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
* Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
* Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
* Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Teen Movie Day
 
*Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm: Insidious and The Possession
*Insidious (PG-13)-12:30 pm to 2:15 pm
*The Possession (PG-13)-2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
*Teens ages 13 to 19 welcome.
*Registration is not required.
*Refreshments will be provided!

 

Friends of the Library

    * Friends of the Library Book Sale and Bake Sale: October 25, 2014 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
    *All proceeds from the Bake Sale will benefit the Library's 2015 Summer Reading Program.
     
    * Friends Yoga: Every Friday
    * The chair yoga classes from 5:00 to 6:00 pm are free, donations accepted.
    * The regular yoga classes are from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, and are $5.00 per class.
    * Former library director Jim Holley, a registered yoga teacher, will continue to teach the class.  
    * Donations support Friends of the Vestal Public Library programs.
    * For more information, contact Jim Holley at (607)754-4244.