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2014-09-01; 10:00  am  
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 6 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Be a part of the Rochester Fringe Festival and win one full school year of Drama Kids Community Classes (September 2014-May 2015).  Visit the Central Library and find the Drama Kids display. Review the Pure Imagination book that tells about the making of the 1971 movie Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, fill out the trivia questions on the post card and send it in before September 20, 2014. Open to children ages 6-18 who reside within Monroe County.

2014-09-02; 10:00  am - 8:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Age Level: All Ages
Tuesday, Sept. 2—Saturday, Oct. 4 Drop off clean, gently used children’s Halloween costumes at the Children’s Center, and get a voucher for early bird admission from 10-10:30 am on Costume Swap Day, Sat., October 11.  

2014-09-04; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Registration for storytime begins Thursday, September 4 for Penfield town or school district residents. Register in person or by telephone at 340-8720. *Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties. If possible, it’s best to stop by the library early September 4 to register. All others may register Thursday, September 11. (Online registration for storytime is not available)  TERRIFIC TWOS Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays 9:40 – 10:05 AM
A weekly session of stories, songs, and finger plays for children age 2 (must be 2 by September 22, 2014) will run from September 22- December 3, 2014. Parent or caregiver must attend with the child. * No storytime on Monday, October 13, Tuesday, November 11 or Wednesday, November 26


2014-09-16; 2:30  pm - 4:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 13 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Teen Tuesdays are back!  Join us to play Super Smash Bros Brawl, Just Dance, and more on the Wii and PS3. We will also have supplies to make glass marble magnets- a perfect locker decoration! Registration is not required. Sponsored by the Friends of PPL.

2014-09-16; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 9 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join us for a presentation, question and answer session, and a craft, all about the planets!  Best for children in grades 4-6. Registration is required and begins on Monday, August 25 at 9am. Click here to register. 

2014-09-16; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Irondequoit - Evans Branch
Age Level: Adult
Alzheimers Series – Presented by the Rochester & Finger Lakes chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association’s “Neighbors Next Door” program. No registration needed.  Meets every third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.

2014-09-16; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 1 yr.
Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by an open play session!  For babies and toddlers up to 24 months with an adult. No registration required.

2014-09-16; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Share some stories, rhymes, and songs with your baby or toddler, then stick around for some playtime. For children up to 24 months with a caregiver.  

2014-09-16; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
A great way to introduce babies to reading!  For newborn to 18 months with a caregiver. Babies will experience books, nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and simple sign language. Fifteen minutes of storytime will be followed by 15 minutes of play and socialization.

2014-09-16; 2:00  pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Children ages 4-5 can enjoy stories and songs.  Tuesdays at 2 p.m. Drop in - No registration required.

2014-09-16; 1:30  pm - 3:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Age Level: Adult
Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 1:30-3 pm and Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 7-8:30 pm This 2008 Man Booker Prize winning novel follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through the poverty and corruption of modern India’s caste society. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

2014-09-16; 12:12  pm - 12:52  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Adult
Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies by Lawrence Goldstone Reviewer: Trafford Doherty, Executive Director, Glenn H. Curtiss Museum.   All reviews are in Kate Gleason Auditorium at Central Library, 115 South Avenue in downtown Rochester. Books Sandwiched In reviews are held on Tuesdays from 12:12-12:52pm and are free and open to the public. Participants are invited to bring their lunch or stop by Tim Horton’s Cafe in the Central Library. For more information, contact Rebecca Fuss, Director of Programming & Outreach, at 428.8350 or  

2014-09-16; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Open Computer class for questions, help with resumes, email accounts, Internet searching and basic computer skills.   

2014-09-16; 3:30  pm - 4:30  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 8 yrs.
Join Miss Emily as she explores the wonderful world of crafts. Siblings are welcome with parental assistance.  

2014-09-16; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Parma Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Come join us on Tuesday, September 16th at 7 pm for our non-fiction, night book discussion. We will be discussing I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzal. Cookies will be served! This non-fiction evening group is in ADDITION to our usual 2 pm, 2nd Wednesday of every-month Book Discussion.  Walk-ins are welcome and there is no registration. Remember, this group will meet on the 3rd Tuesday evening of every-other-month at 7 pm.

2014-09-16; 6:30  pm - 7:00  pm
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - And Up
For children ages 2 and up with an adult. Once a month on Tuesday evenings.   Family StoryTime is 30 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and more.  Blankets, stuffed animals and pajamas are welcome.  No registration required.  

2014-09-16; 1:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Age Level: Adult
This month's selection is "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith. It is a 2013 crime fiction novel by J.K. Rowling, published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. A brilliant mystery in a classic vein: "A fun read, with a main character you can care about and one you'll want to see again in other adventures."-Washington Post  

2014-09-16; 6:30  pm - 8:30  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Age Level: Adult
Three generations of a Mexican-American family's trials, tragedies, and triumphs, in East Los Angeles, starting in the 1930s. Featuring Jennifer Lopez, Jimmy Smits, and Edward James Olmos. Snacks are welcome. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

2014-09-16; 4:00  pm - 4:45  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 7 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Get creative with Lego at the library!    Have fun building with Lego at the library! We will provide the bricks and challenge participants to be as creative as possible! For ages 7-12.  Please register.  

2014-09-16; 4:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
We provide the Legos, just come in with your imagination and build!  

2014-09-16; 9:00  am - 9:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - And Up
Do you love to make things? Every month our Children's and Teen's Librarians put out bags filled with instructions and supplies to make a new craft. This month's craft for children is "Dandelion Seed", and the teen craft is "Origami Fox". Samples are on display at the Library!  Take it home and make something special!

2014-09-16; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library
Age Level: Adult
The Maplewood Adult Reading Group welcomes new members throughout the year.  The Group meets every third Tuesday of each month. Coffee is provided at the meetings. This September they will be reading "The Blind Assassin" by Margaret Atwood. A summary of this book is: “‘Ten days after the war ended, my sister Laura drove a car off a bridge.’ More than fifty years on, Iris Chase is remembering Laura's mysterious death. And so begins an extraordinary and compelling story of two sisters and their secrets. Set against a panoramic backdrop of twentieth-century history, The Blind Assassin is an epic tale of memory, intrigue and betrayal... ( copies of the book are available to check out from Maplewood in advance of the meeting.  

2014-09-16; 2:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child
Relax and watch a fun family movie with us!  

2014-09-16; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 13 yrs. - 18 yrs.
For homeschoolers age 13-18, parents are also encouraged to attend Debra Ortiz-Pardi from the Center for Missing and Exploited Children will present on this important issue.  The underlying theme of the presentation is that online actions have offline consequences, whether they stem from revealing too much, interacting with online predators, sexting or cyberbullying. The presentation includes video narratives of teens that have experienced the consequences of engaging in risky Internet behavior. In “Survivor Diaries”, two boys tell their stories about meeting offline with people they had first met online and the dangerous consequences. Contains mature subject matter suitable for this age group. REGISTRATION is required and begins September 2.

2014-09-16; 7:00  pm - 7:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Join Miss Natalie for a fun evening out with stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Stuffed animal friends and siblings welcome. Ages 2-5.  

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