Tuesdays at 10:30 am: Weekly Storytime
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM! Join Miss Mary for stories, songs, and activities for toddler & pre-school aged children, and their caregivers. No registration is required for this free weekly event.
Thursdays at 4:00 PM: Storytime at the Market
Miss Mary presents storytime at 4:00 PM Thursdays at the Market. After stories, visit with a new farm animal each week! This season, children can participate in the Storytime Vegetable Garden! They can help plant and watch their garden grow every week! They will even be able to take home vegetables as they are ready! No registration required for this free event.
Monday, June 26 – August 11: Build a Better World Summer Reading Program
Registration for Build a Better World Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 26th. This free program encourages participants of all ages to build a better world through the joy of reading. Pick up your summer reading passport the week of 6/26 and return each week to have your passport stamped and enter that week’s chance drawings or choose an immediate prize. Instructions included in passport. Register anytime during the summer and jump right in!
Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, & 31 11:00 – 4:00: Make- it Mondays
Drop-in every Monday in July for a variety of hands-on maker activities. There’s something for everyone with high and low tech. options every week. For all ages
Tuesday, July 25, 1:00 PM: Buffalo Zoomobile
The zoo is coming to you! No registration required. For all ages.
Wednesday, July 26, 4:00 PM: Quake and Make: Earthquake and Construction
Learn how to make earthquake waves with slinkies, build marshmallow and toothpick towers to test against a shaking table, and learn about the best ways to build skyscrapers. Best for ages 6-10, but older children are welcome. Presented by a Cornell Cooperative Extension intern from Cornell University.
Wednesday, August 2, 2:00 PM: Checkers Variety Show Checkers returns to Warsaw performing comedy, magic, juggling, and educational fun for all ages.
August 3rd: Amber Lantern Pulled Pork Friends Fundraiser Enjoy delicious catering provided by the Amber Lantern Brewing Company. Includes pulled pork on a roll, macaroni & cheese, and coleslaw. Dessert provided by the Friends. $10 per meal. Pre-Sale only beginning 6/26.
Mondays, August 7, 14, 21, & 28 4:00-5:00: Literary Legos Let stories inspire your lego play! A new story and theme each week! No registration. For ages 6 and older
Thursday, August 10, 2:00 PM Scrabble Squad
We love words at WPL, and would love to have you join the Scrabble Squad. Beginners Welcome. All materials provided. Bring yourself, or bring a team. Meet-up with others interested in the game of scrabble. Refreshments provided! Led by Claire Morgan, Coach of the Genesee Wyoming Catholic Scrabble Club.
Monday, August 21, 5:30 PM : Expression 101: Workshop in Writing with Luke Daly
Proof of Life. In this accelerated workshop, learn how the reader interacts with writing in concrete and abstract language.Luke Daly, Wyoming County’s Poet-in-Residence is teaching a workshop to help you break your writer’s block. Thanks to Poets & Writers for helping to fund this innovative program in Wyoming County. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Ongoing: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
We’re joining the National “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” Campaign. It’s fun, free, and helps to build a lifelong love of books. If you read just 1 book a day to your child for 3 years, that equals 1,095 books! You can count the same book multiple times, count books read in storytime, at daycare…anywhere! This program also pairs with Project Read. You can participate in both programs with one easy calendar! Pick up a new calendar every month. Visit the library anytime to register & learn more! Join the WPL “Road to Reading” with milestone prizes along the way!
Ongoing: Project Read
Wyoming County families are invited to participate in this reading program that begins in infancy and continues through elementary school. Read together for 15 minutes a day for at least 20 days a month. Mark each day you have read together on the Project Read Calendar, (available at all Wyoming County libraries) return your completed calendar to the library each month and choose a free paperback or board book for your home library!
Programs denoted with an * are funded by the Arts Council For Wyoming County
Children’s programs funded by Friends & The Gillen Family Giving Back Fund