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.  


20th Annual Adult Winter Reading Festival  Our event lasts entire month of February. Take the Library Challenge:  Get Lost in a Good Book. Read any book and enter the reading challenge as often as you would like. Complete one entry slip for each book read. A list of suggested titles will be available. One Grand Prize will be drawn at Festival's conclusion.

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 NY Death Penalty   

New York's Death Penalty Saga  Thursday, March 2, 7:00-8:30 p.m.  Monroe County ranks third in the state for frequency seeking the death penalty since 1995. The death penalty has an intriguing history in the State of New York. This program traces the legal history of the death penalty and places it in context of famous trials, key players, and changing social attitudes in New York. The presenters are Betsy Vipperman, Director of the NYS Appellate Division Law Library and Andrew Kloc, Assistant Librarian. 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.