Classes & Workshops


These Classes & Workshops are happening from today, forward.


Word Art & Art Words

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

Code: JY17-M36 Both artwork and literature tell stories, express feelings, and share dreams. Both are part of the world of books. In this class we will explore ways in which… View More »

Magic Tree House: Merlin Missions Adventures

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Marna Rossi

Code: JY17-R05 Take part in wonderful magical adventures from the Magic Tree House: Merlin Mission Adventures series, designed for the slightly older, more advanced Magic Tree House fan! Join Annie… View More »

Picture This

June 26, 2017
Instructor(s): Roxana Aparicio Wolfe Lisa Johnson

Code: JY17-A02 They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” and Rochester is the home of a picture giant: George Eastman. If you love to write poetry or short… View More »

Mo Willems

July 05, 2017
Instructor(s): Sarah Brown

Code: JY17-R59 Have you read every single Elephant and Piggie book there is? Did you let Pigeon drive the bus? Mo Willems has been delighting young readers for more than… View More »

Author/Illustrator FanClub

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Jason Yungbluth

Code: JY17-A01 Youngsters who love storybooks will love them even more after they enter the world of their favorite creators! Each day, students will be treated to a new story… View More »

Magical Creatures

July 10, 2017
Instructor(s): Katie Rich

Code: JY17-M53 Are you ready to enter the world of magic and magical creatures? Come spend your week learning about legendary beings, including fairies, unicorns, mermaids, trolls, centaurs, giants, and… View More »

Telling Tales

July 17, 2017
Instructor(s): Donna Marbach

NOTE: To register please call the Creative Workshop: (585) 276-8959. In this exciting collaboration between Writers & Books and the Creative Workshop at the Memorial Art Gallery, you’ll create your… View More »

¡Bienvenidos! Fun with Spanish

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Henry Padrón

JY17-L01 If you want to explore the Spanish language in a fun and creative way, this is the course for you! We will learn the language through songs, games, African… View More »

How to Write Your Own Book

July 31, 2017
Instructor(s): Tracy Cretelle

JY17-R51 How do dinosaurs write books with their friends? We’ll find out when we read a book each day of the week from Mark Teague & Jane Yolen’s collection of… View More »

Rebels, Leaders, & Innovators

August 07, 2017
Instructor(s): Alexa Scott-Flaherty

JY17-M59 Be a change maker! We each have the power to make the world a better place, one action at a time. And stories, true and fictional, have the power… View More »