Adult Programs 

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

 

Unique, Creative, and Inspiring Ideas for the Holidays
2014-12-02
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

It's that time of year again...   Join Mary Jo Lane of MJ Creative Gardens for a session filled with holiday gift giving ideas, home decor, accents, timeless treasures and inspirational designs to craft or purchase for the ones you love. The program will include a Powerpoint presentation, crafting demonstration, and holiday raffle prize. Come join us in the fun, excitement, and joy of the season. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Tuesday, November 18.  
 


Wednesday Teas Book Review
2014-12-03
1:00  pm - 2:00  pm

Looking for an interesting read?  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
2014-12-04
2:00  pm - 3:00  pm

Looking for materials in the Monroe County Library System?   Learn how to effectively search for a specific title, author, or subject in this version of the LS2PAC2.0 online catalog listing the holdings of all Monroe County public libraries. REGISTRATION begins Thursday, November 20.
 


The Origins of Christmas Customs
2014-12-04
7:00  pm - 8:00  pm

Get in the Christmas mood with this fun presentation that looks at the origins of a variety of Christmas customs.   Christmas is a holiday loaded with traditional customs covering decorations, food, song, and just about every other aspect of the festivities. The story of how many of these customs originated and developed is fascinating and educational. Why do we decorate with holly? What was the first Christmas carol? Come and learn the answers to these and many other interesting items from Jack Kowiak. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Thursday, November 20.
 


Neighbor Next Door Series
2014-12-11
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm

Topic: Caregiving at the Holidays   The Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester will offer its popular series of 10 workshops on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease throughout the year. This month’s topic will be “Caregiving at the Holidays.” The series will continue every month through June 2015 with different topics. REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, November 26.
 


Book Discussion
2014-12-18
7:00  pm - 9:00  pm

This group meets the third Thursday of each month.  


Healthcare Navigator Session
2014-12-20
3:00  pm - 5:00  pm

A healthcare navigator will be here to answer questions about the new affordable and comprehensive health insurance options available to New York State residents, as the next open enrollment period began on November 15th.   It is on a first come, first served basis with no appointments being taken. Additional sessions will be scheduled on Tuesday, January 6 and Wednesday, February 11.
 


Holiday Concert Celebration
2014-12-21
2:30  pm - 3:30  pm

Listen to the sounds of the season.   An afternoon of spirited and reflective music for the winter solstice, Christmas, and Hanukkah with Mitzie Collins, hammered dulcimer and Roxanne Ziegler, harp. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins on Friday, December 5.
 


Affordable Care Act Healthcare Navigator
2015-01-06
10:00  am - 2:00  pm

Health Insurance Enrollment  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.


Affordable Care Act Healthcare Navigator
2015-02-11
1:00  pm - 5:00  pm

Health Insurance Enrollment  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.


 


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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.

 

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