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.  



 Practice SAT Saturday, Oct. 22nd, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Grades 10-12  Prepare for the official SAT by taking a practice test under "real" timed test conditions, proctored by Chariot Learning. After the test, learn how to score the exam and interpret the results. Bring pencils, calculator, and a snack. Register here or call 340-8720.

conversation democracy 

Community Conversation on Democracy (sponsored by the New York Council for the Humanities)  Sunday, October 23rd, 2:30-4:30 p.m.  Using an excerpt of John Dewey's speech "Creative Democracy", the conversation will be facilitated by St. John Fisher College faculty Dr. Wesley B. Renfro and Dr. Kathleen Donovan. We will discuss civic participation and the meaning of democracy, particularly important during this election season. Register here or call 340-8720.

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Friends Library Week 

 October 16-22 is National Friends of Libraries Week.  Thank you! to the Friends of the Penfield Public Library for many years of financial support. Congratulations on their 40th Anniversary of their successful Book Sale. The Library's service to the Penfield community is more complete because of your help. Please enjoy this brief video here in recognition of Friends of Libraries everywhere.

Lifespan Survey Deadline Extended  It's not too late to respond to the Lifespan Senior Transportation Survey. Visit the Library or click here to participate online.

 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.