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Wood Library News 29Apr2020
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YOU ARE INVITED!
Wood Library's 
First-ever Virtual and LIVE Annual Appreciation Event
Fri, May 1 I 5:30-6:30PM


Join us from the comfort of your home as we raise a glass to good health and our community library!  Hear from Board President Laurie Riedman and Library Director Jenny Goodemote. Enjoy a musical performance by Chilean, award-winning, classical pianist Claudio Espejo.  

With a Doctorate in Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Michigan, Claudio will join us from his home studio in Center City, Philadelphia, PA.  This special private performance will include movements from Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel and movements John Sebastian Bach's French Suite in G Major.  Learn more about Claudio Espejo here.

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The New Yorker Discussion Group
Thursdays I 3:00-4:30PM

We are hosting a weekly New Yorker discussion group via Zoom.  The group meets virtually on Thursday afternoons.   Message Alexis Lawrence to get access to the live discussion.
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Just Plant It! Start a COVID19 Victory Garden
Online gardening series starts May 1

Cornell Cooperative Extension is offering a free online gardening series starting May 1.  Learn how to be more self-sufficient and grow a backyard victory garden.  Registration is required.  
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Friday Movie Night Watch Party:  
La La Land
Fri, May 1 I 9:00-11:00PM

Watch the Oscar and Golden Globe-winning film La La Land with friends using MyCircleTV.  

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Alzheimer's Association: Warning Signs of the Disease
Mon, May 4 I 3:00-4:00PM

For caregivers.  This webinar will discuss the common warning signs of Alzheimer's disease.  Learn the symptoms, tips for approaching someone who may be experiencing memory loss, and the benefit of early detection and diagnosis.  Register here or call 1-800-272-3900.
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Knitting Connection
Mon, May 4 I 7:00-8:30PM

A virtual gathering for knitters of all skill levels. Join us for a virtual session of knitting and conversation.  Message Alexis Lawrence for access to the Zoom session.
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Storytime with Mrs. Ferris
Wednesday Afternoons

Family program.  Tune in to our Facebook page and YouTube channel for a weekly storytime with Children's Librarian Mrs. Ferris.  
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Managing Expenses during a Pandemic
Thurs, May 7 I 6:00-7:00PM
 
Learn how to create an emergency budget and manage household expenses on reduced income. Explore helpful resources to assist with deeper financial issues related to debt repayment and credit. Registration is required for this webinar sponsored by the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester.
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Get outside and read!

Family activity.  Have you been to our storywalk?  Visit Canandaigua's Baker Park, walk the path, and read a story!  This month's story is called Spring is Here by award-winning author and illustrator Will Hillenbrand.  Be sure to read the last storyboard which lists items for a nature scavenger hunt. 
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Create a Time Capsule!

Family activity.  We are making history!  Capture this unprecedented moment with a personalized time capsule. Get inspired with these free printable pages by LONG CREATIONS.
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Get counted!

New York is lagging in the number of households that have responded to the U.S. Census.  Be sure to get counted!  It's easy and can be done from home.  Complete the census now.
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Take the Survey!

Ontario County's Office of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management wants to know what you think about about recycling and solid waste diversion.  Respond to this survey by May 8 and get a chance for a $50 Wegmans gift card.
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Good news to note

Wow.  We were thrilled with your response to Library Giving Day last week.  Your gifts to Wood Library totaled $7,503 and will be used to purchase new eBooks and downloadable audio-books for our digital collection.
 
Thank you.  Thank you.  Thank you!
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Spring Book Sale Canceled

Sadly, we must cancel our annual Spring Book Sale which was to take place in May.  We also cannot accept your donated books at this time.  We still hope to hold our Fall Book Sale in October, so hold onto your book donations for now.
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