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Monroe County Library System Programs

Coming up the week of May 7 - May 13, 2017

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Sunday, May 7
Friends of Pittsford Community Library Semi-Annual Book Sale  10:00 am - 6:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Join us from 10:00am to 4:00pm for the 1/2 price sale and from 5:00pm to 6:00pm for our $3.00 bag sale! >>

Sunday Serenades: ‘The Rita Collective’  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Enjoy world jazz performed by the quartet The Rita Collective. Light refreshments will be available. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Monday, May 8
After School Adventures  3:30 pm - 4:30  pm
East Rochester Public Library
Unwind after school in a laid-back learning environment with a different activity each week. We'll offer stories, crafts, art projects, cool tech gadgets, and science experiments.>>

All-Ages Storytime  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Fairport Public Library
Drop in for stories, songs, and simple sign language. This program is designed for toddlers and preschoolers but all ages are welcome! Registration is NOT necessary - just drop in! >>

Baby Explorers  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Enjoy our interactive baby playtime!>>

Baby Story Time  9:30 am - 10:00  am
East Rochester Public Library
Read books, learn games, and sing songs that supports their early language and literacy development. For babes ages 0-23 months and a caregiver.>>

Baby Storytime  9:30 am - 10:00  am
Fairport Public Library
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Registration is NOT necessary. >>

Basic Word  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn about setting fonts, formatting and importing pictures through a project-based approach using Microsoft Word 2010. >>

CCSI - Health Insurance Enrollment Assistance  10:00 am - 5:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
The purpose of the program is to provide one-on-one assistance for individuals and families enrolling in health insurance through the NY State Health Insurance Marketplace. Our Navigator, Renita Moore, will meet with 7 individuals per session. Registration required by calling the library for an appointment. 585-637-1050>>

Crafternoon  3:00 pm  
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Join us for a make and take craft!>>

DROP-IN STORY TIME FOR ALL AGES  10:00 am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Stories and songs for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver>>

DROP-IN TOT TIME STORY TIME  10:45 am - 11:30  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Stories and songs for tots with a caregiver. >>

Excel 2.0: Beyond Basics  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Learning Center
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1.0 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. This two-session class reviews using worksheets in an Excel file. Topics covered include adding, deleting, moving, naming, and linking worksheets. Basic charting, freezing panes, filtering data, and pivot tables will also be discussed. Limited registration. This is the first part of a two-part series. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. >>

Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films  6:30 pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
"Amnesia" France & Switzerland / 2015 / 96 minutes / NR Russian, German, Spanish & French with English subtitles Jo has come to Ibiza to be a DJ in the club Amnesia. He befriends a solitary woman who’s trying to forget her past. As Jo draws her into techno music, Martha puts everything she had previously lived into question. No registration required. >>

Health Insurance Navigator  4:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Gates Public Library - Group Study Room
Get assistance applying for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, the NYS Essential Plan, or the Affordable Care Act if you have had a life qualifying event within the past 60 days. Assistance is by appointment only, contact Coordinated Care Services, Inc at (585) 613-7662 to make an appointment.>>

Monday Minecraft Madness  6:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Bring your tablet or laptop to play this exciting game with some new friends!>>

Paper Lady Bug Craft  5:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Use your hands to make a bug.>>

PJ Storytime  7:00 pm - 7:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Snuggle up to stories, songs, and rhymes!>>

PJ Storytime  6:30 pm - 7:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Children ages 3-5 and their families are invited to wear their jammies and join us for stories, songs and FUN!>>

Pulling Plot from Fairy Tales: A Writing Workshop  6:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Rundel Arts Room,1st floor Rundel Memorial Building
Many of us have no problem coming up with interesting characters, but we stumble a bit when we come to the question of what to do with them. In this two-hour workshop, we’ll use simple exercises to extract basic plot lines from fairy tales and then use them as the skeletons for our own stories. Come ready to talk, write, and share. All levels of experience are welcome! In addition to her full-time work of raising four school-age children, instructor, Jennifer Case teaches writing workshops and leads literary discussion groups at local libraries and senior living communities. Prior to becoming a mother, she led creative writing workshops at Borders Books and taught English at East High School. She also spent time as the Director of Programming at Writers & Books. Jen has a B.A. in English from Alfred University and a M.S. in Education from SUNY College at Brockport.>>

Tail Waggin's Tutors  4:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Children's Room
Come and read to a therapy dog, they make wonderful listeners!>>

TASC Preparation  3:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Drop-in help for anyone interested in developing their skills for the NYS TASC (formerly GED) exam are welcomed to join. Registration not required.>>

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 Book Festival Book Group  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea
Read and discuss books by 9 of the authors who'll be at the Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival this May. The group meets every other week, on Monday evenings. You'll receive your very own copy of each book - perfect for getting autographs at the festival. Refreshments! Registration required. Grades 6-12>>

Toddler Time  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Stories, songs, rhymes, and more for toddlers and young preschoolers.>>

Toddler Time  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays at the library!>>

Wegmans Storytime with Miss Annalise  10:00 am - 10:30  am
Henrietta Public Library - Calkins Road Wegmans
Join Miss Annalise for a special storytime!>>

Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group  11:00 am - 12:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
We will be discussing "Louisa" by Louisa Thomas. This program is offered in conjunction with the Southeast YMCA. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required.>>

Tuesday, May 9
All-Ages Storytime on Tuesdays  10:45 am - 11:15  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Stories and more for all ages!>>

Babies & Books  2:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Join us at the Monroe Branch for a drop-in baby story time! Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and fingerplays with your baby, while you both get a chance to socialize. Ages 0 -18 months with caregiver(s); older siblings are welcome to play quietly or participate. >>

Babies and Books  10:30 am - 11:15  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Stories, rhymes, and songs for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers followed by time to play and socialize.>>

Babies and Books  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by an open play session!>>

Baby Storytime on Tuesdays  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Storytime fun for babies!>>

Basic Computer Class  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Charlotte Branch - Adult Room
1-on-1 assistance with computer basics: internet, e-mail, basic Word, e-books. By appointment only. Please call 428-8216 to register.>>

Books Sandwiched In Spring 2017  12:12 pm - 12:52  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
May 9 Do Parents Matter? Why Japanese Babies Sleep Soundly, Mexican Siblings Don’t Fight, and American Families Should Just Relax By Robert A. LeVine and Sarah LeVine Reviewer: Neil E. Herendeen, MD, MS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Golisano Children’s Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center >>

Contemporary Book Discussion Group:- "The Goldfinch" (through chapter 6) by Donna Tartt  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love--and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle.>>

Crafts with Rachel  3:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Come see what new craft project Rachel has dreamed up! Siblings are welcome with parental assistance.>>

DROP-IN WOBBLY TODDLERS STORY TIME  10:00 am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Stories and songs for early walkers with a caregiver >>

Knitting Circle  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 213
Bring your knitting supplies and needlework projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration necessary.>>

Let's Eat Local  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Why should we eat local? Learn all the reasons behind the local­vore diet at this interactive and educational class. Over the course of the class, you will discover why eating local food is extremely beneficial for your health and the health of the planet! No registration required. >>

Military Veterans Meet and Greet  12:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Conference Room
Join us for a meet and greet hosted by World War II veteran, Adam DeSantis and the Chili Public LIbrary!>>

Mother's Day Craft  4:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Decorate a flower pot and plant a flower to give to Mom!>>

Preschool Activity Club  11:30 am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Join us each Tuesday for a fun art activity or craft. We provide the materials and handle the cleanup.>>

Preschool Story Time  10:15 am - 11:00  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Join Mrs. Anne for stories, songs, a craft, and more! For ages 3-6. No registration is required.>>

Resume Writing for Teens  5:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
It's not too late to apply for a Summer job. Let Ms. Lynnecshia and Ms. Lori help.>>

Senior Circle Book Group  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
We will be discussing "The Marriage of Opposites" by Alice Hoffman. Copies in regular print, large print, and book-on-CD will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. >>

Springtime Read to Therapy Shih-Tzu Annie  5:30 pm - 6:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Register in the Children's Center, or call 784-5300 (option 1). Bring in or pick out your favorite story to read to Annie! >>

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.>>

Story Time with Kim  11:00 am  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Art, music, and action mix with stories for a well-rounded program that includes fun with friends! Please knock at the front door as story time starts before the library opens.>>

TASC Preparation  3:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Drop-in help for anyone interested in developing their skills for the NYS TASC (formerly GED) exam are welcomed to join. Registration not required.>>

Tech Help  11:00 pm - 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 smart phone issue? We can figure it out.>>

Tech Tutor Drop-In Session  6:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Our Tech Tutors can help anyone of any age! Drop in between 6:00 to 8:00pm and have our Tech Tutors help you get more comfortable with your electronic devices. Last appointment will be accepted at 7:30pm.>>

Teen Community Service  3:30 pm - 4:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Teen Place
Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students in grades 6-12. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. >>

Toddler Storytime  9:30 am - 10:00  am
Fairport Public Library
Toddler Storytime is designed for children ages 18-36 months and a parent or caregiver. Younger and older siblings may attend. We will enjoy stories, songs and simple rhymes! Registration is NOT necessary. >>

Toddler Storytime  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Fairport Public Library
Toddler Storytime is designed for children ages 18-36 months and a parent or caregiver. Younger and older siblings may attend. We will enjoy stories, songs and simple rhymes! Registration is NOT necessary. >>

Tuesday Travelogue: The Art & Archeology of Palenque & Yaxchilán, Mexico with James Nofziger  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Take a tour of these ancient cities, their cultures, monuments, and art. See archaeological sites in Mesoamerica and the people James met on the road, and learn about early explorers, archaeologists, anthropologists and linguists. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Working with Chocolate  1:00 pm - 2:30  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Make delicious confections with chocolatier Lindsay Tarnoff of Laughing Gull Chocolates. During this hands-on session, you'll try your hand at truffle making while learning about the history of chocolate. You'll leave with a small assortment of truffles to take home. Space is limited so registration is a must. Please call 428-8216 to sign up.>>

Yay for Movie Tuesday  3:00 pm  
Frederick Douglass Community Library
It's movie Tuesday!>>

Wednesday, May 10
2017-05-10 Fiber Spinning Group  7:00 pm - 9:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Join us as we spin fiber and knit or crochet yarn. All spinning and knitting levels welcome. There is some limited instructions available but this is not being offered as a class opportunity. This is a separate group from the Fiberistas Group.>>

All-Ages Storytime on Wednesdays  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Stories and more for all ages!>>

Basic Computer Class  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Adult Room
1-on-1 assistance with computer basics: internet, e-mail, basic Word, e-books. By appointment only. Please call 428-8216 to register.>>

Beyond Susan B. Anthony Part 2: Hidden Heroes of Women's Suffrage  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Jack Kowiak will present a program on the hidden heroes of the women's suffrage movement.>>

DROP-IN PAJAMA TIME STORYTIME  7:00 pm - 7:45  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Discovery Room
Stories for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver. Bears and jammies are welcome. >>

Excel 2.0: Beyond Basics  7:00 pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Learning Center
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1.0 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. This two-session class reviews using worksheets in an Excel file. Topics covered include adding, deleting, moving, naming, and linking worksheets. Basic charting, freezing panes, filtering data, and pivot tables will also be discussed. Limited registration. This is the second part of a two-part series. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. >>

Exploring Microsoft Excel for Beginners Part 1  11:00 am - 12:30  pm
Fairport Public Library
This class will take you through the basics of Excel including instruction on cells, worksheets, and basic formulas. Part 2 takes place on Thursday, May 11th.>>

Family Movie Fun  5:00 pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library. We'll even make the popcorn! Please call 428-8248 each week for the upcoming title. >>

Genesee Land Trust Presents Native Plant Gardening From Start to Finish  6:30 pm - 8:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Presented by Michael Hannen, owner and operator of a small, sustainable perennial nursery in the upper Monroe neighborhood, grows and propagates over 800 rare and unique perennial varieties for sun and shade, in his .2 acre backyard lot, in recycled reusable pots. Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Intro. to E-mail  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Learn how to navigate your e-mail account, unsubscribe from services, create folders, and delete large amounts of junk mail.>>

KNIT CLIQUE: Knitting and Crocheting Drop-In  12:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Drop in to do needlework. Bring your projects and meet others. Snacks are welcome. >>

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. >>

Resume Roundtable  6:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Need to start or improve a resume? Join us for help, and learn how to make your resume more marketable!>>

Self-Published Authors Group  6:30 pm - 8:00  pm
Central Library - Rundel Arts Room, 1st floor Rundel Memorial Building
Are you a self-published author seeking support and wondering what steps to take next? Or perhaps you are a writer considering the path of self-publishing, but don’t know how, or even whether, to begin. This monthly group, facilitated by successful self-published local author, Amy Gamet, is open to all interested in self-publishing with any level of experience. A specific self-publishing topic will be covered each month, with time built into the group to share your experiences with success and difficulties and receive support while on your self-publishing journey. Topics that will be covered in these monthly groups include cover design, formatting, distribution choices, reviews, writing highly marketable books, advanced book marketing, and creating a business plan. >>

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

Tech Tutor  11:00 am - 1:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Do you need help with your e-reader, laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Come in and have a on -on-one 30 minute session with a librarian. Other tech questions? Bring those too! *Registration required.>>

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.>>

Tutor Help  5:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Get help with your homework.>>

Votes for Women! A 5-Part Reading and Discussion Series  6:45 pm - 8:15  pm
Central Library - Rundel Conference Room, 2nd floor, Rundel Memorial Builing
2017 marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in New York State. Join us for a reading and discussion series on this interesting and important topic!>>

Wednesdays in the Garden  4:30 pm - 6:30  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Have fun with Mr. Dan getting the garden ready for plants!>>

Wild Wii Wednesday  5:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Get your game on!>>

Thursday, May 11
All-Ages Storytime on Thursdays  10:45 am - 11:15  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Stories and more for all ages!>>

Baby & Toddler Story Time  10:15 am - 11:00  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Give your little ones a literary head start at this very special story time for babies and toddlers with Miss Sandi. For ages 6-36 months. No registration required – just come on in!>>

Baby Storytime  9:30 am - 10:00  am
Fairport Public Library
Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, simple sign language, and play! This program is designed for children newborn - 24 months and their caregiver. Older siblings are welcome to attend. Registration is NOT necessary. >>

Baby Storytime on Thursdays  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Storytime fun for babies!>>

Basic Excel  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Formula creation and cell formatting will be taught through a modifying an existing spreadsheet.>>

Book Review: THE SUNFLOWER: ON THE POSSIBILITIES AND LIMITS OF FORGIVENESS, written by Simon Wiesenthal  6:30 pm - 8:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month. Barry Swan is a retired RCSD social studies teacher and leader of Beth Haskalah, the Rochester Society for Humanistic Judaism. This thought-provoking book challenges us to define our beliefs about justice, compassion, and human responsibility. >>

Contemporary Book Discussion Group:- "The Goldfinch" (through chapter 6) by Donna Tartt  3:00 pm - 4:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
Theo Decker, a 13-year-old New Yorker, miraculously survives an accident that kills his mother. Abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. Bewildered by his strange new home on Park Avenue, disturbed by schoolmates who don't know how to talk to him, and tormented above all by his longing for his mother, he clings to the one thing that reminds him of her: a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the underworld of art. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love--and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle.>>

DROP-IN PRESCHOOL STORYTIME  10:00 am - 0:00  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Stories and songs for preschoolers accompanied by a caregiver>>

Emergency Preparedness Training  7:00 pm  
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Get the tools you need to prepare for an emergency>>

Entertainment Thursday  4:00 pm - 6:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Enjoy a fun film and play games>>

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!>>

Get in the Game  3:00 pm  
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Stop by to play a variety of games.>>

Historical Fiction Book Discussion Group "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See  2:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
With the arrival of a silk fan on which Snow Flower has composed for Lily a poem of introduction in nu shu, their friendship is sealed and they become “old sames” at the tender age of seven. As the years pass, through famine and rebellion, they reflect upon their arranged marriages, loneliness, and the joys and tragedies of motherhood. The two find solace, developing a bond that keeps their spirits alive. But when a misunderstanding arises, their lifelong friendship suddenly threatens to tear apart. This lyrical and emotionally charged novel delves into one of the most mysterious of human relationships: female friendship.>>

Homeschool @ the Library  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Hamlin Public Library
Themed activities fro homeschool families. Second Thursday of each month at 1 pm. Registration required (964-2320) to register. May's Theme is "Let's Get Planting">>

LEGO Club: Build with LEGO!  4:15 pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
We provide the bricks, you provide the creativity. For ages 6-12. Register in the Children's Center, or call 784-5300 (option 1). Sponsored by Friends of BML >>

Let's Talk Money - Job Readiness  5:00 pm - 6:30  pm
Arnett Branch
Join us for a financial discussion on Job Readiness with representatives from local organizations.Food and refreshments will be provided.>>

Minecraft for Tweens  5:30 pm - 6:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library
Play Minecraft with other gamers!>>

MUFFINS WITH MOM/GRANDMA STORYTIME  11:00 am - 11:45  am
Penfield Public Library
For ages 3-7, accompanied by mom and/or grandma. >>

Overfed and Undernourished: The Relationship between Food, Disease, and Health  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Please join us at the Central Library for an exciting new health program, presented by Ian Cramer, MS, ATC, an eCornell plant-based nutritionist. >>

Pajama Storytime  7:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us for an evening story time in your pajamas and with your favorite stuffed friend!>>

Poetry Oasis: Unwind at Noontime  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Arts & Literature Division, 1st floor Rundel Building
Each Thursday at noon, local poet and teacher, Kitty Jospe, selects a variety of poems for the group to read and discuss. Come experience the magic that happens when we slow down to read poetry out loud in a relaxing setting . All are invited to join this welcoming group. No poetry background is necessary - only an open mind! Free and open to the public. Brownbag lunches are welcome. No registration is required. For more information, call the Arts & Literature Division at 428-8380, or email Carol.Moldt@libraryweb.org. >>

Preschool Story Time  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.>>

Preschool Storytime  9:30 am - 10:00  am
Fairport Public Library
Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-5, but younger and older siblings may attend. We will enjoy stories, activities and songs! Parents may attend with the child or wait in the Children's Room.>>

Preschool Storytime  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Fairport Public Library
Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-5, but younger and older siblings may attend. We will enjoy stories, activities and songs! Parents may attend with the child or wait in the Children's Room.>>

Preschool Storytime  1:00 pm - 1:30  pm
Fairport Public Library
Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-5, but younger and older siblings may attend. We will enjoy stories, activities and songs! Parents may attend with the child or wait in the Children's Room.>>

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). >>

Simply Stories  10:00 am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Join us for a special story time full of stories, songs, and fun!>>

Storytime  10:30 am  
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Join Miss Sarah for stories and songs for all ages. >>

Tail Waggin' Tutors  6:00 pm - 6:45  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Kids can read to Fritz, a certified therapy dog!>>

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

Tech Help  11:00 pm - 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 smart phone issue? We can figure it out.>>

Tech Tutor  4:00 pm - 5:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
One-on-one assistance with computer basics.>>

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.>>

Friday, May 12
Baby's Morning Out  10:30 am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Babies, toddlers, and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a variety of sensory activities, toys, and a craft.>>

Coloring for Adults  1:00 pm  
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Colors, companionship, conversation! Join us for a time of creative coloring. Materials provided or bring your own.>>

Dungeons & Dragons  3:30 pm - 6:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Ellwanger Room
Unleash the power of your imagination while you interact with other teens. Create your own unique character to guide through battles, quests and courtly intrigue. D&D is the classic role-playing game. Join our group and see what it's all about. Grades 6-12>>

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

Harry Potter Teen After Hours Program  6:00 pm - 8:00  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Join us for an evening of everything Harry Potter!>>

Media in Focus - (title)  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium, 1st floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library bldg.
(program details)>>

Movie Matinee  1:00 pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Join us for an afternoon movie with popcorn! Call 585-249-5481 for tonight's title. No registration required.>>

PreK Story Time  11:30 am - 12:00  pm
East Rochester Public Library
Help your child get ready to read. Join us for stories, finger plays, lots of movement, and a simple craft. For ages 2-4 and a caregiver.>>

Preschool Story Time  10:15 am - 11:00  am
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Join Mrs. Anne for stories, songs, a craft, and more! For ages 3-6. No registration is required.>>

Story Time with Kim  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! >>

TASC Preparation  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Drop-in help for anyone interested in developing their skills for the NYS TASC (formerly GED) exam are welcomed to join. Registration not required.>>

TASC Tutoring  3:30 pm - 5:30  pm
Monroe Branch
Attend free TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) Tutoring sessions at the Monroe Branch. Registration requested, but drop-ins are welcome. >>

Teen Pizza Fridays  5:00 pm - 7:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Come have pizza and snacks and relax at the CPL after the library has closed for the evening!>>

Teen Writers Group  3:00 pm - 4:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Practice your craft and share your work with other writers. Snacks will be served. For young adults in grades 6-12. Registration Required.>>

Saturday, May 13
Colorful Paper Dahlia Flowers  12:30 pm - 2:00  
Central Library - 1st floor Rundel Arts room
Spring is here. Make sure your home is decorates for the season with some colorful paper dahlia flowers. Simple paper and cardboard decorations for the home or office that can also make a great Mother’s Day gift, which is May 14th. >>

Preschool Science Time  11:15 am - 11:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Calling all junior scientists!>>

Tail Waggin' Tutors  12:30 pm - 1:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Read to therapy dogs at the library!>>

"Fun for Kids Saturday"  11:00 am - 12:00  pm
Hamlin Public Library
Fun activities for children ages 5(with parent) and up. Second Saturday of each month from 11 am-noon. Registration required (964-2320) to register>>

Chocolate Truffle Class  3:00 pm - 4:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Learn to make your own chocolate truffles with Lindsay Tarnoff of Laughing Gull Chocolates. Take home some of your creations for a sweet Mother's Day gift! Grades 6-12.>>

Family Movie Fun  11:00 am  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Enjoy a family-friendly movie at the library. We'll even make the popcorn! Please call 428-8248 each week for the upcoming title. >>

Garden Club  1:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Help the library plant some vegetables or fruits, help take care of them over the summer, and then share in the harvest. For kids in grades 2-5. Registration required.>>

Hunger Games Night  6:30 pm - 9:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Experience reaping, training and testing before competing against other districts in a race to survive! We'll test your endurance, knowledge and skills. First district done wins! Refreshments. Grades 6-8>>

Make Your Own Marimo Moss Ball Terrarium  12:00 pm - 1:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Craft your very own whimsical yet practical aquatic ecosystem.>>

Mother's Day Craft  11:00 am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Make Mom a Morse Code bracelet and send her a secret message.>>

Mother's Day Crafts  10:30 am - 11:30  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Need something for Mother's Day? Here's your chance to make something special. For preschool to grade 5. Registration requested.>>

Parachute Play  10:30 am - 11:00  am
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
A chance for little ones to get out of the house and burn off some energy before our 11am movie.>>

Practice ACT presented by Chariot Learning  10:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Grades 9-12. Registration is required @ the Information Center, or call 784-5300 (option 2). >>

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.>>

Tech Tutor Drop-In Session  1:00 pm - 3:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Our Tech Tutors can help anyone of any age! Drop in between 1:00 to 3:00pm and have our Tech Tutors help you get more comfortable with your electronic devices. Last appointment will be accepted at 2:30pm.>>

Teen Volunteer Program  12:00 pm - 2:00  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Teens - get your community service hours here!>>

Tina Turner Knits: Shawlettes  10:15 am - 12:15  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
This month master knitter and teacher Tina Turner will guide you in creating a shawlette for spring. Free patterns can be downloaded from Ravelry.com. Please choose from: Basic Triangle Shawl by Kate Atherley (beginner), Lady Mary’s Comfort Wrap by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich (intermediate), or Heartland Lace Shawl by Evelyn A. Clark (advanced). Please bring your own needles and yarn according to pattern instructions. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. This is the second part of a three-part series. >>

Toddler Dance Party  10:15 am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Dance your sillies out!>>

World War I: Rochester Mobilizes for the Great War  1:00 pm  
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium, Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building
In 1914 the world was thrown into the Great War. Although the United States did not officially enter the war until 1917, Rochester participated in the war economy and prepared for eventual entry into the war.>>


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