Adult Programs 

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

 

NINETEENTH ANNUAL ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM
2016-06-27
10:00  am  

Monday, June 27-Friday, August 5 Adults ages 18 and up “Exercise Your Mind-Read! “ is the theme of our adult summer reading game.   Complete one raffle slip for each book read.
You will be eligible for weekly prizes!
Lists of suggested readings will be available.
 


ZAURAC’S SPACE MUSIC SLIDE SHOW
2016-07-28
7:00  pm - 8:15  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

The Penfield Public Library welcomes Zaurac (otherwise known as Steve Fentress, Director of the Strasenburgh Planetarium) as he performs a celestial keyboard concert that combines cosmic-themed instrumental songs performed live with projected imagery from early Space Age illustrated books, antique postcards, and modern views from space telescopes and interplanetary spacecraft.  REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, July 14.
 


WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW
2016-08-03
1:00  pm - 2:00  pm

Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello 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
2016-08-04
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.
REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, July 21.
 


HULA HOOPING FOR HEALTH
2016-08-04
6:30  pm - 8:00  pm

For ages 14-adult.   Learn how cardio fitness hooping will help you improve your health and spirit. We may also have time to decorate a hoop to take home.  REGISTRATION is limited to 10 participants and will begin on Thursday, July 21. 
 


COOL COOKING IN THE KITCHEN WITH LIZ
2016-08-11
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

Liz Bauld, The Storybook Cook.   Want to stay cool in your kitchen this summer and still prepare some amazing meals?  Well come tonight and let Liz Bauld, The Storybook Cook, show you some ideas.  We won't be using a stove top or an oven, yet we will have delicious, home cooked meals.  Samples and recipes will be provided.
REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, July 28 and is limited.
 


HOW TO FESTIVAL
2016-08-14
1:30  pm - 4:30  pm

Have you ever wanted to learn a number of new skills in one place in a very short time?   If so, join us on a Sunday afternoon as we explore at least a dozen new activities spanning the entire Dewey Decimal system.  Free refreshments and giveaways. The library will be open for regular business from 1-5 pm.     
 


BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
2016-08-18
7:00  pm - 9:00  pm

Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, hosts the monthly Book Discussion Group meeting.  Leader: Carolyn Gray
This month’s selection is The Rural Life by Verlyn Klinkenborg..
Copies are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk.
No registration required.
 


 


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.

 

Looking for more programs and events?  See what Penfield Recreation has to offer.