Adult Programs 

Call 585-340-8720 to register, or click on the registration link to register online.

 

WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW
2015-09-02
1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Penfield librarian Camille DelVecchio will review a book of special interest to the people gathered for the "Wednesday Teas" series co-sponsored with the Penfield Recreation Department.  This series is usually held on the first Wednesday of the month. No registration required.
 


CATALOGPLUS
2015-09-03
3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Learn how to effectively search for a specific title, author, or subject in this new version of the LSPAC2.8.5 online catalog listing the holdings of all Monroe County public libraries.  REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, August 20.
 


ZENTANGLE
2015-09-09
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

“Escape the Ordinary” by learning how to do a Zentangle.  Colleen Anguish will offer instruction. This program originally scheduled for Thursday, July 30th has been rescheduled. Please bring the following supplies: 9 x 12 or larger pad of paper or sketchbook; multi-media paper preferred; black markers preferably Faber Castel assorted black markers or assorted colored pencils. REGISTRATION is limited to 12 and begins on Wednesday, August 26. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library.
 


CELEBRATING GENIUS THROUGH FILM
2015-09-10
6:15  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

"Rain Man" (MGM Home Entertainment, 1991, 134 min., rated R)  Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond played by Dustin Hoffman and a pittance to Charlie played by Tom Cruise. They travel cross country on the ride of their life. The film directed by Barry Levinson also stars Valerie Golino. The motion picture won several Academy awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Dustin Hoffman as Best Actor in a leading role. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, August 27.
 


ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
2015-09-16
10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Age Level: 0 mos. - And Up

Thousands of Used Books, CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, & videos. ALL ARE WELCOME! SENSATIONAL BARGAINS!!  Hardcover books: $1.00, Adult Trade Paperbacks: $.75, and Paperbacks: $.50.
Specials at designated prices...over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); also audio books, videos, DVDs, CDs, records, games, framed prints, and puzzles.
NARROW AISLES-NO BABY STROLLER SNO FOOD OR BEVERAGES, PLEASE. Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library.  

 

 


BOOK DISCUSSION
2015-09-17
7:00  pm - 9:00  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Camille DelVecchio will lead discussion about Queen of the Fall by Sonja Livingston.  Camille DelVecchio will lead discussion about Queen of the Fall by Sonja Livingston.
 


ANNUAL USED BOOK
2015-09-17
10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Age Level: 0 mos. - And Up

Hardcover books: $1.00, Adult Trade Paperbacks: $.75, and Paperbacks: $.50.  Specials at designated prices...over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); also audio books, videos, DVDs, CDs, records, games, framed prints, and puzzles.
NARROW AISLES-NO BABY STROLLERS NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES, PLEASE. Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library.  

 


ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
2015-09-18
10:00  am - 6:00  
Age Level: 0 mos. - And Up

(half-price day);  Hardcover books: $1.00, Adult Trade Paperbacks: $.75, and Paperbacks: $.50.
Specials at designated prices...over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); also audio books, videos, DVDs, CDs, records, games, framed prints, and puzzles.
NARROW AISLES-NO BABY STROLLERS NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES, PLEASE. Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library.  

 


ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE
2015-09-19
9:00  am - 2:00  pm
Age Level: 0 mos. - And Up

Thousands of Used Books, CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, & videos. ALL ARE WELCOME! SENSATIONAL BARGAINS!!  bag sale-$3.00 per bag
 


NEIGHBOR NEXT DOOR SERIES
2015-09-24
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

The Alzheimer's Association of Rochester will again offer its popular series of 10 workshops on topics related to Alzheimer's disease throughout the year.  NEIGHBOR NEXT DOOR SERIES Thursday, September 24 7:00-8:30 pm The Alzheimer's Association of Rochester will again offer its popular series of 10 workshops on topics related to Alzheimer's disease throughout the year. Usually the group will meet on the last Thursday of the month. The series will begin with "Healthy Habits." REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, September 10. The remaining sessions for 2015 include: Communication (October 22); Family Dynamics and Conflicts (November 19); and Caregiving at the Holidays (December 10). Registration begins two weeks prior to the program.
 


CATACOMBS OF PARIS
2015-09-27
2:30  pm - 3:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

One hundred feet beneath the bustling, modern city of Paris lies the world’s largest mausoleum.  Learn the historical origin of one of the most macabre curiosities in the world, and see for yourself the final resting place for over six million souls. Learn all about its history and see the final resting place of over 6 million people including Robespierre, Princess Elisabeth of France, and Georges Danton. Greg Benoit, Director of the Gates Public Library, will discuss this very fascinating burial place. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins on Friday, September 11. 
 


MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COLLEGE VISITS
2015-09-29
7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Age Level: Select - Select

For High Schoolers and Parents  Visiting colleges is an important part of the college choice process.  Preparing for those visits can help you determine whether the school is a place you can grow and thrive, as well as enhance your admissions status (learn what it means to “demonstrate interest” and set your application apart!).  Spend an hour learning about how to evaluate a school when you are on campus, developing a list of core questions to ask as well as key elements to identify.  Food, dorms, health care, course selection, professor availability… All of these and more will be explored! This program will be presented by College Admissions Consultant Jodi Rosenshein Atkin. REGISTRATION is required and begins September 14.
 


 


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 To assist our special needs patrons, the library has available: a portable magnifier and Video Eye! for magnifying print size, a large print Internet monitor (available by appointment), and an infrared listening system (please request when registering for programs).

Penfield Public Library welcomes people with special needs into our programs.  In order to make your experience positive and enjoyable, please inform us at least two weeks in advance of any special accommodations you may require.  Sign interpreters  can be arranged one week in advance, made possible through a grant from The Friends of the Penfield Public Library.

 

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