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. - 5:00 p.m. 
Sunday 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.  


  Lake Erie 

Erie Byways: Feel the Lake Effect  Sunday, Sept. 25th, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Enjoy a scenic driving tour along Lake Erie's shoreline from Derby, NY to Ashtabula County, OH. Lighthouses, covered bridges, wineries, state parks, and historic homes are highlights of the picturesque tour that Terry Mulee and Lisa Wemett captured with their cameras along these coastal routes. Register here

   Joe Cool Library Card month 

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!  So what's cooler than being cool? Having a library card, that's what! Bring proof of ID and address to the Penfield Library circulation desk and sign up for your library card today!

"I like the DVD selections. Fiction collection is the best. It is also near a park and Wegmans. Well run library with a very helpful staff!"

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Banned Books Week,  Sept. 25-Oct 2, 2016  The Penfield Public Library celebrates the American Library Association's Banned Books Week and "encourages free people to read freely, now and forever". Read the complete Proclamation by the Penfield Public Library Board of Trustees here .

 College Planning 

College Planning 101  Saturday, Sept. 24th, 10:30-11:30 a.m. For Teens and Parents. Applying to college can be overwhelming and challenging. Joins us as Jodi Rosenshein Atkin, MA, LLC, helps you develop an initial roadmap to the process. Learn how to begin the family discussion, maximize the value of college visits, explore the different cultures that schools may reflect, and discover what college life may be like for a student on those campuses. Register 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.