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.
 
 
Family Movie Day
 
*Saturday, March 21,2015  at 10:30 am- Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
 
Join the Youth Services Department for a Family Movie Day! The Vestal Public Library Youth Services Department will be screening the film 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.' Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. No registration is required for this event. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This film is rated PG for rude humor including some reckless behavior and language.
 
 
*Tuesday, March 31,2015  at 10:30 am- Alice in Wonderland
 
Join the Youth Services Department for a Family Movie Day! The Vestal Public Library Youth Services Department will be screening the film 'Alice in Wonderland.' Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. No registration is required for this event. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This film is rated G.
 
 
*Wednesday, April 1,2015  at 1:30 pm- The Boxtrolls
 
Join the Youth Services Department for a Family Movie Day! The Vestal Public Library Youth Services Department will be screening the film 'The Boxtrolls.' Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. No registration is required for this event. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This film is rated PG for action, some peril, and mild rude humor.
 
 
*Saturday, April 18,2015  at 10:30 am- 101 Dalmatians
 
   Join the Youth Services Department for a Family Movie Day! The Vestal Public Library Youth Services Department will be screening the film '101 Dalmatians.' Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. No registration is required for this event. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. This film is rated G.
 
 
                                                Teen Movie Day
 
Join the Youth Services Department for a Teen Movie Day! The Vestal Public Library Youth Services Department will be screening the film 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 1.' Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. No registration is required for this event. Teens ages 12-19 are welcome to attend. This film is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some disturbing images and thematic material
 
 
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! 
 
*Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
*Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
*Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
*Saturday, June 13, 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!               
 
 
*Thursday, April 2, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
*Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
*Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
*Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
 
 
Toddler Story Time & Craft Program for 2 to 3 year olds
April 7, 2015-May 15, 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
 
April 7 & 10-Pretend
April 21 & 24-Hello + Goodbye
April 28 &  May 1-Days of the Week
May 5 & 8-Cowboys, Cowgirls + Horses
May 12 & 15-Woodland Animals
 
Registration is required, and begins on Monday, March 16.
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
April 7, 2015-May 15, 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
 
April 7 & 10-Pretend
April 21 & 24-Hello + Goodbye
April 28 &  May 1-Days of the Week
May 5 & 8-Cowboys, Cowgirls + Horses
May 12 & 15-Woodland Animals
 
 
Registration is required, and begins on Monday, March 16.
Every child must be accompanied by a caregiver. Call the Youth Services Department at (607)754-4243 for more  information.
 
 
Friends of the Library
 
* Friends of the Library Book Sale Dates
                   *Saturday April 25, 2015 10:00am-2:00pm
                        *Saturday June 6, 2015 10:00am-2:00pm
                        *Saturday August 1, 2015 10:00am-2:00pm
                        *Saturday October 24, 2015 10:00am-2:00pm
 
* 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.