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 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 





Storytime Registration  Began Thursday, September 7 for Penfield town or school district residents. All others may register beginning Thursday, September 14. Register in-person or by telephone at 340-8720.  Online registration is not available. Baby Storytime: Fridays, 10:00-10:30 a.m.; Wee Walkers Playtime: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Terrific Twos: Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays, 9:40-10:05 a.m.; Preschool Storytime: Mondays or Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m. or Tuesdays, 11:00-11:30 a.m.; Evening Preschool Storytime: Tuesdays, 6:45-7:15 p.m.  

Immigrants Bosnia 

Bosnian Immigrants: Opportunities and Challenges by Aisa Purak (2017) Thursday, September 28, 7:00-8:30 p.m.  First-time author Aisa Purak, born in Jastrebac, Bosnia and Herzegovina, will discuss the journey of 100 Muslim families who immigrated to Rochester. She will share the challenges and opportunities they experienced beginning their new lives in the U.S. Copies of the book will be available for purchase ($20.00) and signing. Register here or call 340-8720.

"Self - service faxing to the United States and Canada is available for $1 per side. International faxes can be performed by staff for the same price. To find out more, visit the library or call (585) 340-8720."

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          AF Suicide Prevention 

Talk Saves Lives Saturday, September 30, 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  Ages 13-Adult  Karen Heisig from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will give a brief introduction to suicide prevention, talk about warning signs, risk factors, and what a person should do to help someone in danger. Mrs. Helisig speaks from personal experience, having lost both her husband and his brother to suicide. Register here or call 340-8720.  Walk-ins for the event are welcome.

        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.