Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Gates Public Library
4/21/2017 12:06:26 PM
Join us on the evening of Saturday, April 29th from 7 - 9 pm, at Gates Public Library for an evening of entertainment, wine, and
food in support of early childhood literacy. Presented by ACM Global Laboratories.
Wine will be provided by A Gust of Sun Winery. The evening's events will feature a sampling of wine, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, silent auctions, and a wine pull. The Bushel Brothers
will be performing live music to entertain guests. In addition to
supporting a fun evening of entertainment, proceeds from the event will
be given to the Gates Public Library to benefit an important early
childhood literacy initiative.
Tickets are available at gateslibrary.org.
Teen Bookmark Contest
4/6/2017 2:16:12 PM
Want to be famous and have your artwork seen by thousands? The Greece Public Library if hosting a bookmark contest for all Monroe County teens. Two winners will be selected from each of the following age groups: 12-15 and 16-19. Winners
receive a Greece Public Library prize basket and 10 copies of
Winning designs will be printed and distributed at the library this summer. Your name will be on the finished bookmark. Hurry!
Deadline is May 30, 2017.
Children’s Film Festival
4/6/2017 9:29:29 AM
Since 2006, Children's Institute and Child Care
Council, Inc.-- along with Rochester Association for the Education of Young
Children (RAEYC), Monroe County Libraries, Rochester City School District,
Early Childhood Education Quality Council, Family Child Care Satellites of
Greater Rochester, Hunter Institute on Young Children and several other
educational organizations in the early childhood community -- has held a
Children's Film Festival during the RAEYC Month of the Young Child. Its
mission is “to provide an educational forum for accessible, appropriate high
quality films and other visual media for children.”
April as the Month of the Young Child, The Children’s Film Festival, an innovative
collaboration of community organizations, is offering a presentation of high
quality films to children and families. Please join us as we celebrate
literature, imagination and the innocence of childhood.
OverDrive Cancels Nook Periodicals
4/3/2017 3:55:19 PM
Overdrive is discontinuing their Nook
periodicals platform. As a result, as our subscriptions expire (the
bulk of our titles expire on April 8), we will lose access to many of
our digital magazine and newspaper titles. Overdrive is working on a new digital magazine platform, but is not yet ready to launch it. We regret any inconvenience this has
caused customers. We realize that this has been a very popular service
and we are looking at alternate sources for digital magazines and
Cast Your Vote During April 2 —15, 2017
4/6/2017 11:58:27 AM
In recognition of National Library Week, the Rochester
Regional Library Council (RRLC) will name three great libraries in the
Rochester area: one public library; one academic or special library; and one
school library, Library of the Year 2017.
Do you love your library?
Tell us why your library is special to you.
It isn’t just the numbers that count – it is the love that comes through in the
nominations you write.
Winners will receive a banner and engraved plaque to hang in their library, a
$100 gift card, and will be recognized at the RRLC Annual Meeting in June at
Midnight, Saturday, April 15, 2017
Visit here to vote online: https://rrlc.org/services/advocacy/libraryoftheyear/