Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Mother/Daughter Fitness Sampler
Thursday, February 28
7-8 PM
Forget shopping! Forget cooking! Here's a new way to have fun with your mother or daughter! On Thursday, February 28, from 7-8 PM at Wood Library, join Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor Coleen Avery as she teaches the girls how to really workout! Sample various workouts that focus on different parts of your body - Zumba (a fusion of latin and international music and dance moves), Core (standing and sitting stretches), and low-impact Cardio.

Coleen is a retired middle school teacher from Bloomfield and since her retirement she has been able to pursue her passion for fitness on a full time basis. She has been employed by Uptown Fitness for two years. Prior to public education retirement, her fitness skill sets were accumulated on a part time schedule. She holds multiple martial arts degrees; is certified as a group exercise instructor and as a personal trainer; and most recently has passed the certification process for Zumba instruction.

Hurry, space is limited! Registration required. For grades 7 and up. Participants will need to wear loose clothing, sneakers, and should bring water and a towel. Participants must be in a good, healthy physical condition to attend and will be asked to bring a signed waiver on the day of the event. Brought to you by Uptown Fitness. Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or to register or for more information.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Teen Bake-Off Results Are IN!

Thank-you to all the teen participants who helped make this year's Teen Bake-Off at Wood Library a huge success. The rows of cakes were a delight to everyone's eyes and the smells and tastes were a delight to everyone's senses. Your hard work and effort clearly showed and was greatly appreciated by all who attended.

A big thank-you to the hard working judges for donating their time and expertise - Renee Daldry from the New York Wine and Culinary Center, Debbie Schojan from the Wegmans Bakery, and Kelly Jo Martin from Buttercups Bakery.

And one more thank-you to Wegmans for donating the 2nd Place prize, a $25 giftcard, and to Buttercups Bakery for donating the 3rd Place prize, a $10 gift certificate to the bakery.

And now, a congratulations is in order for the top 3 bakers of 2008:

1st Place - Olivia Key with her Little Lucy's Favorite Pound Cake

2nd Place - Joel Johnson with his Red Velvet Cake with Vanilla Custard Filling

3rd Place - Devon Price with her Rum Cake

Get your cookie recipes ready for next year's Bake-Off! See you then!
Books & Bites
Monday, February 25
6 PM
Panera Bread in Canandaigua
Find out what all the buzz is about by reading the book that the movie, The Golden Compass, is based on. On Monday, February 25, from 6-7 PM, Wood Library's Teen Book Discussion Group, Books & Bites, will be getting together to discuss Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass at Panera Bread in Canandaigua. Warm up with a book, drink and snacks, and with friends! Contact Jenny Goodemote at or 394-1381 for more information.
Anime Club
Thursday, February 21
6-8 PM
It was unanimous! We can't get enough of Black Cat, so we'll be watching Volume 2 next month! Wood Library's Anime Club has voted to continue watching Black Cat on Thursday, February 21 from 6-8 PM. Snacks and drinks provided. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Don't forget about the awesome Anime prizes that you could win! Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or for more information.
Teen Nite
Thursday, February 14
7-8 PM
Show your love for videogames like DDR and Guitar Hero III, board games, wi-fi computers, food, and hot drinks at Wood Library's next Teen Nite on Thursday, February 14 from 7-8 PM. A perfect place to meet up with friends and to hang out! For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or

Monday, January 07, 2008

Books & Bites
Monday, January 21
6-7 PM
Panera Bread
What better way to enjoy a book than with a hot drink and dessert? Read Gene Luen Yang's graphic novel, American Born Chinese, then meet up with other teens at Panera Bread in Canandaigua on Monday, January 21 from 6-7 PM. Join Wood Library's Teen Book Discussion Group and meet others who love books just as much as you do! For more information, contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or email
Anime Club
Thursday, January 17
6-8 PM
Another year means more Anime! And the perfect place to see it is Wood Library on Thursday, January 17 from 6-8 PM. This month's feature is Black Cat. This anime series from Japan follows the thrilling adventures of former assassin Train "Black Cat" Heartnet who abandons his elite enclave of hit men to become a bounty hunter. Traveling the country with his partner, Sven Vollfied, Train uses his killer instinct to hunt down notorious and wanted criminals. Join the Black Cat and his trusty companion as they bring bad guys to justice, while evading Train's former associates. Come check it out! Recommended for ages 13 and up. Snacks provided. Win awesome Anime prizes! Email Jenny Goodemote at or call 394-1381 for more information.

Teen Nite
Thursday, January 10
7-8 PM
Celebrate the New Year with Wood Library! Drop by Teen Nite on Thursday, January 10 from 7-8 PM and try out videogames like Guitar Hero III, DDR Supernova 2, play board games like Twister and Scattergories, eat a plateful of snacks, surf the web with wifi laptops, and enjoy cups and cups of hot chocolate and other drinks. The possibilities are endless at Teen Nite! Any questions, contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or email