Adult Programs 

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

 

LORD OF THE FLIES
2016-09-27
6:00  pm - 7:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

(Warner Brothers, 1990, 90 min., rated R)   This second screen adaptation of William Golding’s cult novel first published in 1954 about a group of British schoolchildren who revert to savagery when marooned on a deserted island after a plane crash. The film is directed by Harry Hook stars Getty Balthazar, Chris Furrh, Daniel Pipoly, and James Badge Dale. REGISTRATION for either film begins on Monday, September 15.
 


NEIGHBOR NEXT DOOR-Behaviors
2016-09-29
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

The Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester will present a program entitled “Managing Challenging Behaviors”.  NEIGHBOR NEXT DOOR-Behaviors Thursday, September 29 7:00-8:30 pm . REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, September 15. 
 


MEDICARE 101
2016-10-01
10:30  am - 11:30  am

A basic educational introduction into Medicare’s choices, options, and benefits will be offered.   Jim Knipper is a Medicare Advantage Plans broker with the firm Care Value.
REGISTRATION begins on Friday, September 23. 
 


USING SOCIAL MEDIA AS A JOB SEARCH & PERSONAL BRANDING TOOL
2016-10-04
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

Arthur Catalanello, owner of Arthur Catalanello Consulting and Social Media Director for The August Group,   will detail the roles of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in today’s job search environment.  Attendees are encouraged to have some prior social media experience.
REGISTRATION begins September 6.
 


WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW
2016-10-05
1:00  pm - 2:00  pm

Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, will review a book or books 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
2016-10-06
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm

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.
REGISRATION begins on Thursday, September 22.
 


SCENES FROM SCOTLAND
2016-10-06
7:00  pm - 8:00  pm

Librarian Christy Simons will present this travelogue   “Armchair travel” your way  through Scotland by visiting the gritty city of
Glasgow, historic Edinburgh, the Highlands of Inverness, the Isle of Skye, small villages, castles, and cathedrals. And of course we will look for Nessie on Loch Ness as we munch on Scottish shortbread. Librarian Christy Simons will present this travelogue which requires REGISTRATION  beginning Thursday, September 22. 
 


ADHD AWARENESS
2016-10-13
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

Since the month of October is dedicated to awareness of ADHD, why not learn five ways to flourish with Adult Add/ADHD?   Ron Mitchell, a ADD/ADHD (adult deficit hyperactivity disorder) life coach will help you overcome challenges.
REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, September 29.
 


GETTING ORGANIZED
2016-10-15
10:30  am - 11:30  am

Joani Hardy of Penfield, a professional organizer and clutter coach,   returns to offer simple tips on reducing clutter by developing a step by step easy process to follow.
REGISTRATION begins on Friday, September 30. 
 


THE SILLY NOT SO SPOOKY HALLOWEEN MAGIC SHOW
2016-10-15
3:00  pm - 3:45  pm

THE AMAZING MAGIC JOE.   For children of all ages and their families
It will be a treat for us all to welcome back Amazing Joe to
the Penfield Library! Get set for an energizing family show with lots of audience participation.
REGISTRATION begins Friday, September 30 for Penfield town or school district residents; Friday, October 7 for all others.
 


CELEBRATING PENFIELD'S RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY
2016-10-16
2:30  pm - 4:30  pm

A special interfaith panel comprised of representatives from several different religious traditions in our local community.     At the suggestion of Njeru Murage, Asst. Professor at MCC the following participants will speak and a brief question and answer will follow:  Mubarak Bashir, Director of Faith Outreach, and Imam Hamid Malik, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community; Cathy Kamp, Pastoral Associate and Faith for Life Director, and Jim Gulley, Pastoral Associate, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church; Rev. Lauren Swanson, pastor, Penfield United Methodist Church; Dr. Susan Thompson, member, Baha’i Faith of Penfield; and Liz Ornstein, past president of Temple Sinai.
REGISTRATION is recommended and begins on Friday, September 30. 
 


BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
2016-10-20
7:00  pm - 9:00  pm

Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, hosts the monthly Book Discussion Group meeting.   Leader: Christina Gutt
This month’s selection is Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult. Copies will be available to borrow, starting September 16 , at the Circulation Desk. No registration required
 


COMMUNITY CONVERSATION ON DEMOCRACY
2016-10-23
2:30  pm - 4:30  pm

sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities   Using a short text (Creative Democracy by John Dewey) the conversation will be facilitated by St. John Fisher College Political Science and Legal Studies
professors Dr. Wesley B. Renfro and  Dr. Kathleen Donovan.
REGISTRATION begins on Friday, September 23.
 


MICROSOFT WORD 2013
2016-10-24
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

Microsoft Word continues to be the best loved word processor in use today, but the 2013 version looks quite different from Word 2010.   This workshop will introduce you to the newest features including inserting a “live” YouTube or other video into a document, new horizontal/vertical alignment guides, and other great enhancements.
REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 10.
 


BEGINNING MICROSOFT EXCEL 2013
2016-10-26
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

This hands-on class will introduce some of the basic features of Microsoft’s popular spreadsheet program.   REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, October 12.
 


BUFFALO AND NIAGARA FALLS TRAVELOGUE
2016-10-27
7:00  pm - 8:00  pm

Avid traveler Joyce Roeder of Penfield will show how revitalized Buffalo has become in recent years.   Lake and river cruises, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, and Niagara Falls, presented with photo/slides.
REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, October 13.  
 


Health Insurance Navigator (Affordable Care Act)
2016-11-15
4:00  pm - 8:00  pm

Assistance in enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.  A Certified Application Counselor will be available to assist you in enrolling for health insurance through the New York State of Health Exchange (Affordable Care Act).  Please be sure to bring ID, the previous year’s tax return, and the social security numbers and dates of birth for all members of your family you will be enrolling. 
 


Health Insurance Navigator (Affordable Care Act)
2016-12-08
12:00  pm - 4:00  pm

Assistance in enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.  A Certified Application Counselor will be available to assist you in enrolling for health insurance through the New York State of Health Exchange (Affordable Care Act).  Please be sure to bring ID, the previous year’s tax return, and the social security numbers and dates of birth for all members of your family you will be enrolling. 
 


Health Insurance Navigator (Affordable Care Act)
2017-01-07
11:00  am - 3:00  pm

Assistance in enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.  A Certified Application Counselor will be available to assist you in enrolling for health insurance through the New York State of Health Exchange (Affordable Care Act).  Please be sure to bring ID, the previous year’s tax return, and the social security numbers and dates of birth for all members of your family you will be enrolling. 
 


 


Click on the book cover above for more information on our monthly book discussions. 

 


 

 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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