Adult Programs 

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

 

CELEBRATING THE BARD FILM SERIES
2016-05-25
6:15  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

In commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death believed to be April 23, 1616, the Penfield Public Library is showing three of the playwright’s films.  In commemorating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death believed to be April 23, 1616, the Penfield Public Library is showing three of the playwright’s films. The series will continue with the second film Hamlet (Warner Home Video, 2007, 135 minutes, rated PG-13) and conclude with Romeo and Juliet (Paramount Pictures, 1968, 138 minutes, rated PG) on Wednesday evening, May 25 from 6:15-8:40 pm. Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION will begin 2 weeks prior to each of the films.
 


NEIGHBOR NEXT DOOR SERIES
2016-05-26
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

The Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester will offer its popular series of workshops on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease throughout the year.  This month’s topic will be “ The Basics: Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease.” Explore what distinguishes Alzheimer’s disease from normal aging, how Alzheimer’s is diagnosed, and what community resources are available. REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, May 12. The series will conclude on Thursday, June 30 with “Meaningful Activities.” 
 


WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW
2016-07-06
1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

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.
 


TEA AND TRIVIA: “DOWNTON ABBEY” EDITION
2016-07-07
7:00  pm - 8:15  pm
Age Level: 13 yrs. - And Up

It’s time to prove yourself as a true fan of the Abbey!  Come “Exercise Your Mind” with a rousing game of trivia. We will explore the world of Downton in 6 rounds of 8 questions apiece, all whilst taking tea and refreshments. You may register in groups or individually, but groups may not be larger than 6. If you are registering individually, you will be placed in a group upon your arrival. Hats and costumes are encouraged, but optional. REGISTRATION begins Thursday, June 23.
 


CATALOGPLUS
2016-07-14
2:00  pm - 3:00  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, June 30.
 


JUICING 101
2016-07-14
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Have you ever wanted to try making your own juices?  Here’s your chance to learn how! Damaris Pinedo from Just Juice 4 Life on University Ave will teach this class on how to make juices that are both healthy and tasty. She will offer samples, review sheets, and recipes to take home. Registration is limited to 34 people and begins Thursday, June 30. 


BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
2016-07-21
7:00  pm - 9:00  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

This month’s selection is A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway.   Leader: Kim Catalanello Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, hosts the monthly Book Discussion Group meeting.  Copies are available to borrow at the Circulation Desk. No registration required.
 


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.
 


 


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.