Monday, March 26, 2007

Accordion Book Craft Rescheduled!

The Accordion Book Craft Program with Kit Croucher, a Canandaigua native who is now an artist in California, is set to be rescheduled. She will be teaching adults and teens how to construct and decorate an accordion book. Let your creativity run wild and reveal your artistic side! Various designs will be available on hand so you can create your very own accordion book sculpture. Look for the Accordion Book Craft to take place in May! Don’t miss out, registration is required! Contact Jenny Goodemote at 585-394-1381 or for more information.

Pizza & Pages
Monday, April 16
6 PM
In Sharon Creech's book, Bloomability, when her aunt and uncle take her from New Mexico to Lugano, Switzerland, to attend an international school, thirteen-year-old Dinnie discovers an expanding world and her place within it. Tell everyone what you thought about the book at the next meeting of Pizza & Pages, Wood Library's Teen Book Discussion Group, on Monday, April 16 at 6 PM. Hot, fresh pizza and ice, cold drinks will be served as we discuss the book! Contact Jenny Goodemote at or 585-394-1381 for more information.
Anime Club
Thursday, May 17
6-8 PM
Anime Club for April has been cancelled, but swing by Wood Library and watch an awesome Anime TV show - Bleach - on Thursday, May 17 from 6-8 PM. Bleach is about a High school student Kurosaki Ichigo who is unlike any ordinary kid. Why? Because he can see ghosts. Ever since a young age, he's been able to see spirits from the afterlife. Ichigo's life completely changes one day when he and his two sisters are attacked by an evil, hungry and tormented spirit known as a Hollow. Right in the nick of time, Ichigo and his siblings are aided by a Shinigami (Death God) named Kuchiki Rukia, whose responsibility it is to send good spirits (Pluses) to the afterlife known as Soul Society, and to purify Hollows and send them up to Soul Society. But during the fight against the Hollow, Rukia is injured and must transfer her powers to Ichigo. With this newly acquired power, so begins Kurosaki Ichigo's training and duty as a Shinigami to maintain the balance between the world of the living and the world of the dead...
Recommended for ages 13 and up. As always, snacks are provided. For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at 585-394-1381 or
Teen Nite
Thursday, April 12
7-8 PM
Problem: You're on Spring Break with nothing to do. Solution: Come to Wood Library's Teen Nite! On Thursday, April 12 from 7 to 8 PM, hang out with friends while you play Dance Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero II, Twister, poker, or Skip Bo! After that, jump on a laptop and surf the web. Then treat yourself to some snacks and hot and cold drinks. The entire night is planned for you and all you have to do is show up! For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at or 585-394-1381.

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

13th Annual Teen Poetry Contest
Now thru April 5
It has officially begun! Now thru April 5, teens are encouraged to showcase their writing talents by submitting poems to Wood Library. Students in grades 6 – 12 should submit their typed poems with contact information (name, address, phone number, grade, and school) to Wood Library, 134 North Main Street, Canandaigua or email them to Home-schooled children are welcome to submit. Wood Library employees & contest peer judges are not eligible to participate. Participants are permitted to submit multiple poems. Cash prizes are provided by the Friends of Wood Library: 1st place $50, 2nd Place $40, 3rd Place $30. Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or for more information.

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Like Video Games?

Tell me all about it by answering questions on my Video Game Survey found in the Teen Lounge. I need to purchase more games to keep my collection going, but I need you to help me! Just fill out the survey and drop it in the box in the Teen Lounge and the rest is up to me. You can even reply to this post and let me know what your favorite games are, which consoles you own, and the types of games you like to play the most. Get the games you want at your library!

Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Library, Camera, ACTION!
Monday, March 26 at 7 PM
Cancelled on Monday, March 6 due to bad weather, Library, Camera, ACTION has been rescheduled! On Monday, March 26 help produce an original video that showcases what you love about your library. Work with other teens and discuss what parts of the library you want to highlight, determine what shots and camera angles would best show them off, and decide where the acting comes in.No registration is required. For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or See you there!