Large Print Book Discussion Kits
A talking book or a large print book that’s easy on the eyes can make reading a pleasure. The Outreach Department, along with the generosity of local Lions Club and New York/Bermuda Lions Foundation, combined large print and CD book discussion kits for those who find regular print impossible to read.
Sokol High School Literary Awards Winners
The Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library are pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Sokol High School Literary Awards Contest.
Local History ROCS!
We all know the stories of such local luminaries as Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, but there are many, many more yet to be discovered.
In Home Service
If you love to read but can’t get to your local library because of illness, frailty or disability, let the library come to you.
The History of Rochester Baseball
The Rochester Public Library, in partnership with the Rochester Baseball Historical Society presents a uniquely local view of America’s national pastime, “Rochester Baseball From Mumford’s Meadow to Frontier Field”.
A sampling of what's coming up at MCLS libraries on Tuesday, May 21:
How to Raise a Money-Smart Child
- Gates Public Library.
In today's society it's vital to teach your children the different choices they have for money. Our "Raising a Money Smart Child Tools" will help you learn how to teach your children and grandchildren about financial goal-setting, self-discipline and the basics of making wise money choices.
Asian Heritage Month Movie: Picture Bride (PG-13; 98 min.) Tuesday, May 21 @
- Brighton Memorial Library.
Set in 1918, 17-year old Riyo, sent from Japan to Hawaii as a mail-order bride after exchanging photographs with a sugar cane worker, finds that he appeared much younger in his portrait and is at least 25 years her senior; marriage is now out of the question in this
Card making with Tracy Muller
- Hamlin Public Library.
Make 4 or 5 beautiful handmade, original seasonal or general greeting cards at each session. Material fee $10.00 paid to instructor for each class in which you attend. (Registration required for each class date you want to attend)
ADULT NON-FICTION EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION
- Parma Public Library.
2 for 1 SPECIAL! We are doing something a little different for May 21st. We are showing the movie: The Perfect Storm starring George Clooney at 5 pm and are discussing the book The perfect Storm at 7 pm. We will be serving snacks. This non-fiction evening group is in ADDITION to our usual 2 pm, 2nd Wednesday of every-month Book Discussion group, which will continue as always.
Food For Thought Adult Book Discussion Group
- Charlotte Branch.
May's selection is "The Distant Hours" by Kate Morton. A letter lost for fifty years... a crumbling British castle... a dark family mystery... and London editor Edie Burchill must get to the bottom of it all! Reviewers called this novel "spellbinding" and a "surprising and deeply satisfying read". Borrow a copy at the library and then join us for some great conversation.
- Chili Public Library.
Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays followed by an open play session.
K-2 Book Club
- Brockport-Seymour Library.
Children in grades kindergarten through second grade are invited to join us for a story, a snack, and fun book-related activities! Registration required.
Take and Make Crafts
- Gates Public Library.
Do you love to make things? Every month our Children's Librarian puts out bags filled with instructions and supplies to make a new craft. This month's craft is "Sun Handprint". A sample is on display at the library.
- Irondequoit - Evans Branch.
No registration required. Movie selected will appeal to a wide adult audience and may not be appropriate for children.
- Highland Branch.
Relax with your friends after a long day of school and watch a movie with us.
Open Computer Lab
- Central Library.
Stop by the computer training lab on the first floor of the Bausch and Lomb building at Central for technical assistance with resumes, job applications and eBook downloads.
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