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. 
 
Mondays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
 
 
Author Visit: Gil Reavill
 
*Wednesday, November 19,2014 at 6:00 pm
 
Gil Reavill, author of the novel Mafia Summit, will be visiting the Vestal Public Library on Wednesday November 19, 2014. Mafia Summit is about NYS Trooper Croswell of the Vestal Barracks and his one-man raid of the gathering of over 50 Mafia Family heads on November 14,1957. Join Reavill as he talks about his book and answers any questions you may have. Call the library at 607-754-4244 for more information. We hope to see you then!
 
Family Movie Day
 
*Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 10:30 am-Planes: Fire and Rescue (Rated PG, 84 minutes, registration is not required, every child must be accompanied by a caregiver, refreshments will be provided)
 
*Saturday, December 27,2014 at 10:00 am-Mary Poppins ( Rated G, 140 minutes, registration is not required, every child must be accompanied by a caregiver, refreshments will be provided)
 
 
                                                                     Teen Movie Day
 
*Saturday, December 27,2014 at 12:30 pm-Saving Mr. Banks (Rated PG-13, 126 minutes, registration is not required, 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, December 13, 2014 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
*Tuesday, December 30, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
*Saturday, January 10,2015 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
*Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
*Saturday, March 14,2015 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
 
 
 
                                                                  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, December 13, 2014 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
*Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
*Saturday, February 14, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
*Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
 
Toddler Story Time & Craft Program for 2 to 3 year olds
January 27, 2015-March 6, 2015
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
January 27 & 30-Bears + Hibernation
February 3 & 6-Weather
February 10 & 13-Families
February 17 & 20-Sick + Get Well Soon
February 24 & 27-Pigs
March 3 & 6-Dreams + Wishes
Registration is required, and begins on Monday, January 5.
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
January 27, 2015-March 6, 2015
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
January 27 & 30-Bears + Hibernation
February 3 & 6-Weather
February 10 & 13-Families
February 17 & 20-Sick + Get Well Soon
February 24 & 27-Pigs
March 3 & 6-Dreams + Wishes
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.
 
 
Mockingjay:Part I Movie Ticket Raffle
 
*Drawing to be held on November 19, 2014*
*3:00P.M.
$1.00 per ticket
6 tickets for $5.00
 
Call the Youth Services Department at 607-754-4243 for more information
 
 
 
 
Friends of the Library
 
* 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.