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 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
 Sunday  Closed



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Community Survey!  Penfield Public Library is looking for input from the Penfield community to help make our library even better. Please take our short survey. It can be completed in 6 to 8 minutes. Thank you!

  Reading Game All  
 Summer Reading Programs are underway at the Penfield Library. We have a program for every age group:  Children, Teens, Adults. Please stop at the Information Desk for more details, to pick up a library program flyer or call 340-8720. Joins us this summer to Build a Better World!   


Learn About Solid Waste and Recycling  Wednesday, July 26, 7:00-8:30 p.m.  Grades 6-12  What are the "Three R's" of solid waste and why are they important? An educator from the Monroe Country Environmental Services department will be here to talk about landfills, recycling, composting, and more. Register here or call 340-8720. 

"The Penfield Library is accessible to all, including those patrons with sensory or mobility challenges. We offer devices and installations to assist challenged patrons to enjoy our programs and services. To find out more, visit the Library or call (585) 340-8720."

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   2160 Penfield Rd.
   Penfield, NY  14526

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Summer Learning 

What happens when learning takes a vacation during summer break?  Research shows that summers without quality learning opportunities hold our nation's youth back -- year after year -- in core subjects like math and reading, and in life experiences like college and career exposure.  In fact, the math and reading skills low-income students lose each summer are cumulative and contribute significantly to the achievement gap between lower -and higher-income students.See the National Summer Learning Association's (NSAL) new 'Summer by the Numbers' infographic.  


Habitat for Humanity  Thursday, July 27, 7:00-8:00 p.m.  Sheila Sloan, construction manager for Flower City Habitat for Humanity, will discuss this ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard and poverty housing in Rochester. FCHH, founded in 1984, has helped 221 families with decent affordable housing by building or remodeling homes in the City of Rochester. Annually nearly 3,000 volunteers help build houses under expert guidance of professional construction supervisors. Learn all that is involved in this wonderful project. Register here or call 340-8720. 

        Bag of Books 

A Revolution in Book Discussion! Penfield Public Library introduces "Build Your Own Book Club". We provide the bags and up to 15 copies of recent titles, and you select the number of copies of a title suitable for the size of your book discussion group. Components circulate for 8 weeks. If you need assistance to get started with topics for discussion, librarians are standing by to provide help. To see the list of titles in our "Build Your Own Book Club" collection, click here.

  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.