Thursday, February 26, 2009

Game Night
Thursday, March 26
6-8:30 PM
Play some of the best strategy board games out there! Stop by Wood Library on Thursday, March 26 from 6-8:30 PM and play games like Last Night on Earth, Family Business, and Heroscape with Canandaigua Middle School teacher and gaming enthusiast John Michalko. Open to teens in grades 7-12. Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or for more information.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Twilight Premiere Party
Saturday, March 21
6-10 PM
Wood Library

Vampire or Werewolf? Edward or Jacob? If you’re a fan of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight Saga, come join us for an after-hours party on Saturday, March 21 from 6:00 - 10:00 PM at Wood Library. We’ll be celebrating the DVD release of Twilight, the first book in the series, with costume and trivia contests, crafts, prizes, games, music, book-themed food, and the premiere of the movie! Prizes will be awarded to those closely resembling characters from the book!  The party is open to teens going into grades 7-12.  Registration and permission slip required.  Space is limited, so be sure to sign up asap!  Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or for more information.

Monday, February 23, 2009

A Wild Day!
Closing Event for the Big Read: Canandaigua Reads The Call of the Wild
Saturday, February 28
10 AM -4 PM
South Bristol Cultural Center

10 AM - The Big Read finale begins at 10 AM with the last book discussion of the series.  Don't miss it!
11 AM - Experience culinary adventures in the Klondike with Kris Nielsen-Keyes. Bring your appetite! Cost: $5.00 per person at the door.

1 PM - Join Alaskan Malamute breeder, Lori Hicks, of Masasyu Kennels to learn about her award-winning dogs. Plus, you'll learn how she spins their hair into yarn to create hats, scarves, and mittens! 

2:30 PM - Don't miss Finger Lakes Community College Professor Marty Dodge's riveting stories of his travels through the Alaskan wilderness as conveyed through words and pictures. 

The South Bristol Cultural Center is located at 5323 Seneca Point Rd. in Canandaigua. The Big Read is an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest. Visit for more events.

Books & Bites
Monday, March 16
6 PM
Panera Bread in Canandaigua
Read a great book and discuss it with other teens who love to read all while enjoying a nice relaxing hot drink or dessert.  Read Once Upon a Marigold by Jean Ferris and join Wood Library's Books & Bites on Monday, March 16 at 6 PM at Panera Bread in Canandaigua.  Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or for more information.
Anime Club
Thursday, March 19
6-8 PM
Hang out with other Anime fanatics at Wood Library's Anime Club on Thursday, March 19.  From 6-8 PM, we will be watching Moribito Vol. 1.  Recommended for ages 13 and up.  Snacks provided.  Win cool prizes too!  Contact Jenny Goodemote at 394-1381 or for more information.
Teen Nite
Thursday, March 12
7-8 PM
Hang out at Wood Library on Thursday, March 12 from 7-8 PM and join in Teen Nite!  For a full hour, what you do is up to you!  Hang out with friends while playing Rock Band or Super Smash Brothers, surf the web on wifi laptops, or play different kinds of board games, like Twister and Uno.  Don't forget about the drinks and snacks too!  Contact Jenny Goodemote at or 394-1381 for more information.