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Coming up the week of June 29 - July 5, 2017

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Thursday, June 29
2017-06-29 Lego Club (Summer)  1:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Lego building fun for kids in grades K-5, Fall 2017>>

BabyTime  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby's literacy through songs, rhymes, and stories. Then there will be time for play and socializing. No registration necessary.>>

Beginning Computer  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about the different types of computers you could buy and use: tablets, laptops, smartphones, desktops.>>

Book Sale  11:30 am - 7:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Buy library discards and donations at amazingly affordable prices. On Saturday fill a bag for a dollar!>>

Checkers Show and Summer Reading Kickoff Party!  12:30 pm - 2:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Join us for a most excellent magic show with lots of laughs, and then register for our summer reading program!>>

Chirldren's Summer Reading Kickoff  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Gates Public Library
A family program, this year's theme is Build a Better World. There will be a special musical performance by Mr. Loops with singing, dancing, funny sounds and boogieing.>>

Classic Book Discussion "The Stranger" by Albert Camus  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
An ordinary man is unwittingly caught up in a senseless murder in Algeria >>

Computer Class: Introduction to the Internet  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Large Meeting Room
Join us to learn about the basics of searching the web! This course is an introductory level class for individuals who are not yet familiar with the terminology related to the internet. We will learn about the "anatomy" of a web browser, as well as some basic tips and tricks to help you stay safe and productive online. Please bring a pen or pencil and a notepad. Laptops will be provided so that you may follow along, but note taking is encouraged. Registration is required.>>

Craft Time: Macrame` Bracelets  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Create your own friendship bracelet. For kids going into grades K-5. *Registration Required.>>

Dressing for Success!  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Large Meeting Room
Young professionals, join us at the library to learn how to put together a wardrobe that will work as hard as you do! You'll leave knowing how to put together work-appropriate styles so that you can dress for success. Style Session by Mary Hutchins of Beauty2Bling.>>

Explore Your Imagination with the Whole Family  5:45 pm - 6:45  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
This is not just for the crafty person in you, this is for anyone who wants to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math in a laidback and fun environment!>>

Individual Computer Classes  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Lincoln Branch
Free one hour individual classes in topics including internet, Word, email and more. Call 428-8210 to reserve a spot. >>

Kusudama Paper Flowers with Linda Bowers  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Participants will make three flowers. Open to ages 18 and up. Register: 784-5300 (option 2). Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Lego Club  6:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Calling all LEGO-maniacs! Use your imagination to create cool LEGO structures. Ages 5-12. Registration Required. >>

MAKE & TAKE CRAFTERNOON  3:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Drop in to the Children’s Center and make a fun craft to take home, while supplies last. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Minute to Win It  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Who will conquer the most 60-second challenges? Play to find out! For grades 6-12. Registration Required.>>

National Waffle Day  4:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Lyell Branch
Celebrate National Waffle Day with, what else, WAFFLES! We'll be making waffles and have a variety of toppings for you to enjoy. Supplies are limited. Adults must remain with children under age 5. Call 428-8218 for more information or to register.>>

PARENT/CHILD BOOK GROUP  6:45 pm - 7:30  pm
Penfield Public Library
FOR CHILDREN ENTERING GRADES 3 - 5, ACCOMPANIED WITH A PARENT. >>

Preschool Stories  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more for kids ages 2-5 and a caregiver.>>

READ TO LILY  4:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
A beagle mix therapy dog, Lily is ready to listen to stories. Bring in or pick out your favorite book to read to her. Register in the Children's Center or call 784-5300 (option 1). >>

SECOND SUNS by David Oliver Relin: A Mother's Perspective with Marjorie Relin  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Marjorie Relin will discuss her son’s inspiring book, SECOND SUNS: TWO DOCTORS AND THEIR AMAZING QUEST TO RESTORE SIGHT AND SAVE LIVES, and show a short documentary of the work of Doctors Ruit and Tabin in the Himalayas of northeastern Nepal. Journalist David Oliver Relin (1962–2012), coauthor of Three Cups of Tea, was a recipient of the Kiriyama Prize and a James A. Michener Fellowship. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Social Security Planning  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Take an interest in your financial wellness, and plan your future. *Registration Required.>>

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy  11:30 am - 12:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Storytime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children, Each session features songs, finger plays, and stories and more with a different theme each week. No registration necessary.>>

STRONG WOMEN FILM FEST : MONA LISA SMILE  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Set in 1953, Katharine Watson (played by Julia Roberts) is a free spirited graduate of UCLA who accepts a teaching post at Wellesley College, a woman-only school where the students are torn between the repressive mores of the time and their longing for intellectual freedom. The film, directed by Mike Newell and written by Lawrence Konner and Mark Rosenthal.,also stars Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ginnifer Goodwin, Dominic West, and Marcia Gay Harden. >>

SUMMER KICK OFF WITH "THE CHECKERS SHOW"  3:30 pm - 4:15  pm
Penfield Public Library
FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES AND THEIR FAMILIES. >>

TASC Prep  3:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Those looking to develop their skills for a TASC (GED) exam are welcome to join. No registration required, just come in! Ages 18 & older.>>

Tech Help  11:00 am - 3:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Sean and the Literacy Volunteers of Rochester are here to help you with your computer needs! Need help with a document, or have a stumper of a smartphone issue? We can figure it out.>>

Tech Tutor  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Do you need help with your e-reader, laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Come in and have a one-on-one 30 minute session with a librarian. Other tech questions? Bring those too! *Registration required.>>

Teen Improv Troupe  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Interested in improv? Want to learn more? Make laughter a part of your life. Improve your social skills, make friends, and build self-confidence. Stop in and try it! Grades 6-12>>

Teen Talk - Middle School  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Meet once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. Get a library copy of each book, free pizza and a chance to talk about the books, the authors, and much, much more. Space is limited. Register now! Grades 6-8>>

Teen Writing Group  2:30 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Connect with other teen writers. Build your skills with our exercises and tips. Laugh and learn with other teens. Here's your chance to write for fun! We meet every week, all summer long! Grades 6-12>>

The Jazz Starts Here-Ben Tiberio  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden
Rain location is Kate Gleason Auditorium>>

Friday, June 30
Anonymous Otaku - Anime Club  3:30 pm - 5:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Fans of Japanese animation are welcome to share snacks and watch an anime movie with other otaku. What better way to spend a Friday afternoon? Grades 6-12>>

Anonymous Otaku - Anime Club  3:30 pm - 5:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Fans of Japanese animation are welcome to share snacks and watch an anime movie with other otaku. What better way to spend a Friday afternoon? Grades 6-12>>

Around the World in 4 Movies  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Come in from the heat and travel the world with movies set in different countries. Popcorn and drinks provided. This month we will be watching QUEEN OF KATWE (2016)>>

Baby Sing, Sign and Play  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Gates Public Library
Children and their caregiver participate in playful activities to help them learn simple ASL signs for pre-verbal comnmunication.>>

Book Sale  11:30 am - 5:30  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Buy library discards and donations at amazingly affordable prices. On Saturday fill a bag for a dollar!>>

CRAFTY FUN FRIDAYS  3:30 pm - 4:30  pm
Penfield Public Library
FOR CHILDREN ENTERING GRADES 1-4. >>

Escape the Library  2:00 pm - 3:30  pm
Fairport Public Library
Work with a team to follow clues to escape the library's community room within a given amount of time. Open to everyone grades 7-12. >>

Family Movie Series  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Come in from the heat and travel the world with movies set in different countries. Popcorn and drinks provided. This month we will be watching QUEEN OF KATWE (2016)>>

Friday Fundays: FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM  1:00 pm - 3:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Play a board game, color a design, work on one of our puzzles or bring your own! Enjoy snacks and watch the movie Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (2016, 133 min., PG-13). Open to grades 4-8. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Fun Fridays  3:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Have fun with play dough, paints, and Legos. We'll even bring out the Wii! Younger children welcome with parental guidance.>>

LIBRARY LEGO LAB  10:30 am - 11:45  am
Penfield Public Library
Do you love to build with Legos? Come join other Lego fans for our Library Lego Lab! We’ll provide all the Legos, you bring your imagination. >>

Meet with a Lawny Health Insurance Navigator  1:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. *** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year's tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.**** One hour appointments: 1:00 – 2:00 PM ; 2:00 – 3:00 PM; 3:00 – 4:00 PM; 4:00 – 5:00 PM Registration is required.>>

Stories and More  3:30 pm - 4:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Read a book, have a snack, and so fun book-related activities. Grades K-2 Fall 2017 * Registration Required>>

Story Time  1:30 pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Art, music, and action mix with stories for a well-rounded program that includes fun with friends! >>

Summer Reading Kickoff with the Wegman's Zoomobile  3:00 pm  
East Rochester Public Library
Learn about endangered animals, the zoos conservation efforts, and what you can do to protect animals. For all ages.>>

TASC PREPARATION  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Do you want to prepare for the TASC (formerly GED) high school equivalency examination? Free tutoring is available to help you get started. Registration is not required; just stop by during the class time. For more information call 428-8218.>>

Tech Time  10:30 am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Tech Time: Try your hands at different technologies including Ozobots, HTML coding, and more. Grades 2-5. *Registration Required>>

The Jazz Starts Here-Jacob Dupre  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden
Rain location is Kate Gleason Auditorium>>

Saturday, July 1
Book Sale  10:00 am - 2:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Buy library discards and donations at amazingly affordable prices. Today, fill a bag for a dollar!>>

Story Time  1:00 pm  
Arnett Branch
Come join us for some great stories at the Arnett Branch Children’s Room! Story Times at the Arnett Branch Library take place at 11:15 am on every Tuesday and 1:00 pm on every Saturday that the library is open.>>

Teen Lock-in  2:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Teen Place
Come hang out at the library after it’s closed! Escape a breakout room, play games, eat pizza and hang out with your friends. Meet at the back staff entrance. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register.>>

Sunday, July 2
Monday, July 3
American Girl® Club - no meeting for July, library is closed  4:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
There will be no meeting in July as the library is closed for the July 4th weekend!>>

Baby Story Time  9:30 am - 10:00  am
Gates Public Library
Babies from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.>>

Beginning Computer (Spanish)  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about the different types of computers you could buy and use: tablets, laptops, smartphones, desktops. This class will be taught in Spanish.>>

Beginning Internet  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about the different types of computers you could buy and use: tablets, laptops, smartphones, desktops.>>

Beginning Knitting - Felted Bag  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Beginning Knitting: Felted Bag - MULTIGENERATIONAL SESSION - knitting with your older or younger special person. Sign up as a 2 party team and each of you learn to knit and purl, cast on and bind off. A bit about bag size and handle style. Felting hides errors and is the perfect useful project for new knitters. *REGISTRATION REQUIRED>>

Drop-in Toddler Story Time  10:00 am - 10:20  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Stories, songs and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.>>

Random Acts of Art  5:30 pm - 7:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Join us for a workshop using a variety of materials to create different types of creative 'gifts' to take or give away! You'll be able to choose from projects like creative bookmarks, postcard art, artistic pins for wearing, and mini canvas. Talk with others to brainstorm ideas on ways you can brighten someone's day or enjoy the creative process. *REGISTRATION REQUIRED>>

Story Time with Mary Jo  10:15 am - 11:00  am
Gates Public Library
For ages 2 through 5 with a caregiver. Stories, songs, fingerplays, circle games, toys and a snack are all part of this program.>>

Tuesday, July 4
Story Time  11:15 am  
Arnett Branch
Come join us for some great stories at the Arnett Branch Children’s Room! Story Times at the Arnett Branch Library take place at 11:15 am on every Tuesday and 1:00 pm on every Saturday that the library is open.>>

Wednesday, July 5
IF YOU HAD TO MOVE TOMORROW, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH EVERYTHING  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Get tips from Patricia Leiter-Kendrick, owner of Your Best Move LLC, on planning, decluttering, and packing for a stress-free move.>>

Adult Book Discussion  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us each month for a rousing book discussion!>>

Blood Drive with American Red Cross  2:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
The Fairport Public Library will be hosting a Blood Drive with American Red Cross. Appointments can be made starting June 1, walk-ins are also welcome. All present blood donors will receive a $2.00 coupon for the Book Bin, located in the library. >>

Build a Better World Summer Drop-In Storytime  10:00 am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learrning Center
Wednesdays, June 28–August 2 @ 10 AM For all ages with a caregiver >>

CONSTRUCT CAT BEDS FOR LOLLYPOP FARM  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Penfield Public Library
Grades 6-12. Help us make no-sew fleece beds for some furry friends at Lollypop. These beds are so comforting to the cats in the shelter and in their forever homes as they go with them when they are adopted. While we work, we will watch some funny animal videos! Feel free to bring a photo or story to share about your own favorite pet. Bring sharp sewing scissors if you can. >>

Hoopla Help Session  1:30 pm - 2:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
Bring your device, app store log-in information, and library card to sign up for Hoopla. Hoopla is an app to stream movies, TV shows, read ebooks and graphic novels and listen to audiobooks and music. Only Pittsford residents will have access to Hoopla. Drop in—no registration required.>>

Kids Movie Matinee  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self described leading man of that ensemble LEGO Batman stars in his own big screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. All ages welcome, movie is rated PG. Runtime: 104 minutes.>>

LEGO Club  4:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Hear a story and then build a project out of LEGOs! We will display your completed project in the Children's Room. >>

Lego Lab  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Create! Construct! Build! >>

Movie  6:00 pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Join us for an evening movie with popcorn! Call 585-249-5481 for tonight's title. No registration required. >>

Scrap Art with Mary Jane Wenner.  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Arnett Branch
Kids will be building works of art with everyday items!>>

Technology Help with a Teen Tech Tutor  4:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 212
Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download an eBook? Come visit our trained Teen Tech Tutors for help with your technology questions. No registration necessary.>>

Teen Multi-media Workshops  2:30 pm - 4:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Build your video skills! From the basics of using a digital camera to the fine points of editing, these workshops will make your videos better! Screenwriting, using a green screen, creating animation, adding music and sound effects - if you're a beginner or an experienced film maker, join the fun! Grades 6-12>>

Teen Talk - High School  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Meet once a week for 6 weeks with other teens who love to read. Get a library copy of each book, free pizza and a chance to talk about the books, the authors and much, much more. Space is limited. Register now! Grades 9-12>>

Time for Tots  10:15 am - 11:15  am
Gates Public Library
Forty minutes of free play with toys followed by a 20 minute story time. (Note: held on a different day this week)>>

Using your Smartphone  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about how to use the many features of your Smartphone.>>

Victory Fitness with Rosalind Walker  10:30 am - 11:15  am
Lincoln Branch
Get a fun workout for kids and families with Rosalind Walker from Victory Fitness. Registration required. >>

Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies: The Lego Movie  1:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Rated PG. An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together. >>

WEDNESDAY TEAS BOOK REVIEW  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Penfield Librarian Kim Catalanello, will review a book or books of special interest to the people gathered for the “Wednesday Teas” series co-sponsored with the Penfield Recreation Department. This series is usually held on the first Wednesday of the month. >>


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