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.  


This is a screening of "SINATRA: Voice for a Century" that was originally broadcast on December 18, 2015.

Lincoln Center teams up with the New York Philharmonic to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ol' Blue Eyes with Christina Aguilera, Chris Botti, Fantasia, Sutton Foster, Kyle Dean Massey, Bernadette Peters, Billy Porter, Sting, and host Seth MacFarlane.

Lincoln Center Local partners with Penfield Public Library to bring exclusive free screenings of Lincoln Center's finest performances directly to our community. Registration opens April 23. To register, visit or call 340-8720. 

Major support for Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings is provided by the Oak Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Booth Ferris Foundation and the Altman Foundation. Metlife is the national sponsor of Lincoln Center.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. © 2016   

Microsoft Word 

Microsoft Word 2013  Monday, May 1, 7:00-8:30 p.m.  The 2013 version of Microsoft Word looks quite different than Word 2010. This workshop will introduce you to the newest features including inserting a "live" YouTube or other video into a document, new horizontal/vertical alignment guides, and other great enhancements. Register here or call 340-8720.

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  Mushroom Garden 

Growing Mushrooms in Your Home Garden  Saturday, April 29, 10:30 a.m. - Noon.  Learn how to grow edible mushrooms with Mary Jo Lane, a local garden designer. It's easy and fun! It will feature a PowerPoint presentation and demonstration, plus a raffle for a mushroom fairy house at the end of class. Register here or call 340-8720. 

      Logo - Twitter 

Introduction to Twitter Wednesday, May 3, 7:00-8:30  Arthur Catalanello, owner of Arthur Catalanello Consulting and Social Media manager for The August Group, will present this program. He will offer users, or those curious about the social media platform, information on how to set up an account, how to navigate Twitter, a glossary of Twitter terms, along with best practice tips and tricks. Register here or call 340-8720.


A Poetry Salon  Sunday, April 30, 2:30-3:30 p.m.  Kathleen Wakefield will offer an "informal" reading from her new book of poetry, Grip, Give and Sway: Poems (Silver Birch Press, 2016). Participants will be encouraged to ask questions and share their own experiences of reading and writing, and how they relate to their lives. 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.