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PCL Kids

PCL Kids

Story Times & Kids Events

We offer a variety of story times for kids ages 0-5 throughout the week. Siblings are welcome to join in as well. To see dates and times, click on the calendar link below.

Looking for other library events you can enjoy with your kids? Check out the PCL Events Calendar to see what we’re offering this month.

1000 Books before Kindergarten

1000 books before kindergarten

PCL encourages families and caregivers to read 1000 books with their children before they enter kindergarten. Reading aloud to children from birth helps to strengthen language skills and build vocabulary – two important tools for learning to read.

  • It's easy to reach this important milestone:
    • 3 books a day for 1 year = 1095 books
    • 1 book a day for 3 years = 1095 books

Sign up for 1000 Books Before Kindergarten at the Pittsford Community Library Children’s Desk. You will receive a welcome bag and learn how to track books online withBeanstack, or on paper. Every 100 books read will earn you a sticker. Prizes will be awarded when 500 and 1000 books are read.

Beanstack and the 1000 Books incentives are available through the generosity of the Friends of the Pittsford Library.

Digital Resources Available for Kids

Overdrive Kids

Overdrive Kids separates children’s eBooks, eAudiobooks, and graphic novels into a separate space for younger patrons to explore.

For help with accessing eMaterials:  OverDrive Instructional Pamphlets

Access is limited to Pittsford residents with library cards.


Hoopla Banner

Use Hoopla Kids Mode to stream or download family-friendly eBooks, eAudiobooks, graphic novels, music, movies, and television shows.

Access is limited to Pittsford residents with library cards.


Kanopy Kids

Stream a selection of educational and enriching videos with developmentally-appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media and additional parental controls on Kanopy Kids.

Access is limited to Pittsford residents with library cards.

Kids Catalog

Explore the MCLS Kids Catalog to find books, audiobooks, movies, music, and more.

Have the Children’s Room Visit Your School

If you’re interested in having a story time or library-focused event at your school or day care, please contact Vinise Bobrov Children's Services Librarian.


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