Adult Programs 

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

 

CATALOGPLUS
2016-09-01
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, August 18.
 


WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW
2016-09-07
1:00  pm - 2:00  
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.
 


PENFIELD USED BOOK SALE
2016-09-14
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!!  Wednesday, September 14-10 am-9 pm & Thursday, September 15-10 am- 9 pm 10 am-6 pm Friday, September 16 (Half Price Day) Saturday, September 17-9 am- 2 pm (bag sale-$3.00 per bag) Note: For Bag Sale, Wegmans/Tops re-usable bags are acceptable. Specials remain half price.
Pre-sale for the Friends of Penfield Public Library Tuesday, September 13; 2-9 pm
Friends membership: $5.00 per family. Renew early or join at the door.
Hardcover books: $1.00 and Paperbacks: $.50.
Over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); plus numerous specials; also Audio Books, Videos, DVDs, Music CDs, Records, Games, Puzzles, Framed Prints, and Computer Software. Price varies on these items.
NARROW AISLES- NO BABY STROLLERS NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES on Sales Floor
Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library.
 


BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP
2016-09-15
7:00  pm - 9:00  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Leader: Roberta Miller Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, hosts the monthly Book Discussion Group meeting.  This month’s selection is The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards. Copies will be available to borrow, starting August 19, at the Circulation Desk. No registration required.
 


BOOK SALE
2016-09-15
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!!  Thursday, September 15-10 am- 9 pm 10 am-6 pm Friday, September 16 (Half Price Day) Saturday, September 17-9 am- 2 pm (bag sale-$3.00 per bag) Note: For Bag Sale, Wegmans/Tops re-usable bags are acceptable. Specials remain half price.
Pre-sale for the Friends of Penfield Public Library Tuesday, September 13; 2-9 pm
Friends membership: $5.00 per family. Renew early or join at the door.
Hardcover books: $1.00 and Paperbacks: $.50.
Over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); plus numerous specials; also Audio Books, Videos, DVDs, Music CDs, Records, Games, Puzzles, Framed Prints, and Computer Software. Price varies on these items.
NARROW AISLES- NO BABY STROLLERS NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES on Sales Floor
Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library.

 


BOOK SALE
2016-09-16
10:00  am - 6:00  pm
Age Level: 0 mos. - And Up

Thousands of Used Books, CDs, DVDs, Audio Books, & videos. ALL ARE WELCOME! SENSATIONAL BARGAINS!!  Wednesday, September 14-10 am-9 pm & Thursday, September 15-10 am- 9 pm 10 am-6 pm Friday, September 16 (Half Price Day) Saturday, September 17-9 am- 2 pm (bag sale-$3.00 per bag) Note: For Bag Sale, Wegmans/Tops re-usable bags are acceptable. Specials remain half price.
Pre-sale for the Friends of Penfield Public Library Tuesday, September 13; 2-9 pm
Friends membership: $5.00 per family. Renew early or join at the door.
Hardcover books: $1.00 and Paperbacks: $.50.
Over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); plus numerous specials; also Audio Books, Videos, DVDs, Music CDs, Records, Games, Puzzles, Framed Prints, and Computer Software. Price varies on these items.
NARROW AISLES- NO BABY STROLLERS NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES on Sales Floor
Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library.
 


USED BOOK SALE
2016-09-17
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!!  Wednesday, September 14-10 am-9 pm & Thursday, September 15-10 am- 9 pm 10 am-6 pm Friday, September 16 (Half Price Day) Saturday, September 17-9 am- 2 pm (bag sale-$3.00 per bag) Note: For Bag Sale, Wegmans/Tops re-usable bags are acceptable. Specials remain half price.
Pre-sale for the Friends of Penfield Public Library Tuesday, September 13; 2-9 pm
Friends membership: $5.00 per family. Renew early or join at the door.
Hardcover books: $1.00 and Paperbacks: $.50.
Over 85,000 books sorted in 50 categories (including local history category); plus numerous specials; also Audio Books, Videos, DVDs, Music CDs, Records, Games, Puzzles, Framed Prints, and Computer Software. Price varies on these items.
NARROW AISLES- NO BABY STROLLERS NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES on Sales Floor
Sale presented by The Friends of Penfield Public Library. Proceeds benefit the Penfield Public Library


TEA AND TRIVIA: Classic Cinema Edition
2016-09-19
7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Come to the library for a rousing game of trivia and test your knowledge of the golden age of film!  The trivia will consist of six rounds of eight questions apiece, testing participants on how well they know films made between 1910-1960. Refreshments will be provided! REGISTRATION begins September 5. You may register individually or in groups of up to six people.
 


ERIE BYWAYS: FEEL THE LAKE EFFECT
2016-09-25
2:30  pm - 3:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

Enjoy a scenic driving tour along Lake Erie’s shoreline from Derby, NY, to Erie, Pennsylvania, and on to Ashtabula County, Ohio.  Lighthouses, covered bridges, wineries, state parks, and historic homes are highlights of the picturesque spots Terry Mulee and Lisa Wemett captured with their cameras along these coastal routes. REGISTRATION begins on Friday, September 9.   
 


TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
2016-09-26
6:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Age Level: 18 yrs. - And Up

(Universal Pictures, 1962, 129 min., rated NR)  Two classic titles based on books that have been banned over the years will be shown at Penfield Public Library. The first title is based on the recently deceased Harper Lee’s Pulitzer –Prize winning autobiographical novel translated to film in 1962 by Horton Foote and the producer/director team of Robert Mulligan and Alan J. Pakula. Set in a small Alabama town in the 1930’s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, played by Gregory Peck. To Kill A Mockingbird won Academy Awards for Best Actor (Peck), Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Art Direction.  REGISTRATION required.
 


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. 
 


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. 
 


 


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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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