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The Opioid Crisis: A Community Discussion
6/16/2017 12:55:48 PM

OpioidJoin us for a panelist discussion about the opioid epidemic has been deemed a public health emergency. The Rochester Public Library and the Gates Public Library will host a panel discussion with representatives from local law enforcement, experts in physiology and psychology and advocates of the addiction community.

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Glimpses of Greece Photo Contest
5/30/2017 1:35:45 PM

Photo ContestDo you have a passion for digital photography? Do you take pride in your town? The Town of Greece contains over 764 acres of park land, 8 miles of Lake Ontario shoreline and 17 parks. What is your favorite “Glimpse of Greece”?

Attend a photography workshop at the library. Get inspired by checking out the latest photography library books. Use your new skills to enter the 3rd Annual Glimpses of Greece Photography Contest. Contest and workshops are for adults and youth ages 13 and older, and are sponsored by the Friends of the Greece Public Library.

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Call for Entries: 2017 Art of the Book
5/30/2017 2:42:09 PM

AOBThe Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County is seeking artists for our 7th Annual Juried Artist and Altered Books Exhibit: "Art of the Book". We will be accepting entry applications through July 12, 2017. The exhibit will be displayed in our BRAND NEW exhibit space November 1st through January 8th. We hope to see you and your work there. Applicants may apply HERE.

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OverDrive Cancels Nook Periodicals
4/3/2017 3:55:19 PM

OverDriveOverdrive 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 newspapers.

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1/24/2017 1:25:14 PM

WebsiteNewThe Monroe County Library System launched a new website Friday, January 20, 2017 ( The new layout provides better and easier access to the system's collections, services and electronic resources, including a new mobile-friendly design.

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Thursday, June 22:

7th Annual Ichiyo Ikebana Exhibition - Webster Public Library

Alzheiner's Basic Class - Brockport-Seymour Library

Alzheiner's Basic Class - Brockport-Seymour Library

Book Discussion Group - Ogden Farmers' Library

Charlotte Local History Program: The Suffrage Movement - The Rest of the Story - Charlotte Branch

Keep Your Memories, Let Go of Clutter! - Henrietta Public Library

Explore Your Imagination with the Whole Family - Chili Public Library

FINISH IT! - Parma Public Library

Improv Workshop for Adults - Brockport-Seymour Library

Individual Computer Classes - Lincoln Branch

Job Search Online - Central Library

Minion Madness! - Gates Public Library

Music and Munchies - Arnett Branch

Pajama Story Time - Charlotte Branch

READ TO LILY - Brighton Memorial Library

Summer Reading Kickoff - Irondequoit Public Library

Sushi 101 with the Storybook Cook - Brighton Memorial Library

Take and Make Crafts - Gates Public Library

Tech Help - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Tech Tutor - Frederick Douglass Community Library

Tech Tutor - Brockport-Seymour Library

Weight Loss Mythbusters with MVP Health Care - Irondequoit Public Library

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