985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526
(585) 340-8720
Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  



Melville Dewey, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, has a birthday on Saturday, December 10. Please drop in and celebrate with us by enjoying a little treat in his honor!

Hold Card

Hold Cards Have Returned! 
Our popular Hold Cards are once again on sale through December 31. The deal is 10 holds for $5.00, a 50% savings over our regular hold fee. They never expire and make a great stocking-stuffer for the avid reader on your gift list. No limit to the number you can purchase. Stock up now!


Gardening in Another Realm  Thursday, December 8, 7:00-8:00 p.m.  Master gardener Laurie Burtner will show photos of gardens from around the world, including the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, other European countries, China, and Tibet. Her presentation will show how gardeners world-wide create beautiful garden spaces. Register here or call 340-8720. 
"It's great to be a member of the Penfield Public Library! Thank you and your staff for all that you do for our community. Great staff and nice facility."

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   Salvatore's Old Fashioned Pizzeria 
   2160 Penfield Road
   Penfield, NY  14526

  Supports Penfield Library Volunteers


 NY State of Health 

Healthcare Navigator Session   Thursday, December 8, Noon-4:00 p.m.  A certified application counselor from LawNY will be available to assist you in enrolling for health insurance through the New York State of Health Exchange. Please bring ID, previous year's tax return, Social Security numbers and birth dates for all members of your family you will be enrolling. Appointments are first come, first serve. Questions? Please call 340-8720.

Rochester Amerks  

Reading Power Play:  Amerks Visit!  Wednesday, December 7, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Ages 4 to 94!  As part of the Amerk's Reading Program, come meet one of the Rochester Amerks and their Moose mascot. The player will read a hockey story. There will be a demonstration of hockey uniforms and equipment, a question and answer session, and opportunity for autographs. We will also have a trivia game where kids can win Amerks memorabilia. Each family who attends will be entitled to ONE free voucher to an Amerks game. Register here or call 340-8720.

 Amazon Smile    

Did you know ... that whenever you shop on Amazon, you can benefit the library at the same time? Log into You will be prompted to select a benefitting organization. We hope you'll choose Penfield Public Library. Then, shop as usual. .5% of the purchase price of eligible items will be donated to your designated nonprofit organization.  


 We now offer wireless printing! Whether inside or outside the library, just go to , upload your document, then pick it up using our document station. Our station will remember your document for 3 days.  The cost is 15¢ per black and white side and $1.00 per color side.