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Library Events:

2016-03-21; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library
Age Level: Adult
March 21—June 21 Expand your reading repertoire! Read in a variety of categories for a chance to win free holds and Barnes & Noble gift cards! Get entry slips and rules @ BML and online. Open to all ages and families. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

2016-05-02; 3:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Child
Stop in for homework and reading help after school  

2016-05-04; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Learning Center
Age Level: Adult
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. Registration required.  

2016-05-05; 7:00  pm - 7:45  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Kiwanis Discovery Room
Age Level: Child
It’s a storytime fiesta! Join us to celebrate Cinco de Mayo by reading books about the holiday, as well as other books celebrating Hispanic heritage.  

2016-05-05; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steel Room
Age Level: Adult
Join Douglas Coffey, painter and RIT fine arts professor emeritus, in a roundtable discussion. No registration required  

2016-05-05; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
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.  

2016-05-05; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs. - And Up
Learn how to effectively search for a specific title, author, or subject in this new version of the LSPAC2.8.5 online catalog listing the holdings of all Monroe County public libraries.  REGISTRATION begins on Thursday, April 21.

2016-05-05; 2:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Age Level: Adult -- 14 yrs. - And Up
Local resident Mike May will give us a look back at Ontario Beach Park, the Coney Island of Western New York. From the 1880s to the 1920s thousands of visitors flocked to the park and to Charlotte each summer to enjoy its attractions.  

2016-05-05; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Come relax and feel the stress melt away. Coloring pages, colored pencils, and crayons are provided, or you can bring your own! No registration required.  

2016-05-05; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: All Ages
Put your books on and kick some snow, it's time to dance!  This is the last of Bob’s country line dance lessons, so come on in and enjoy a good old barn dance.  Everyone is invited, even if you haven't attended before.  You'll be able to catch up.

2016-05-05; 10:30  am - 12:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 13 yrs. - 17 yrs.
Join our fun book group which meets the first Thursday of each month (except July and August).  Please read Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children  by Ransom Riggs.
After a family tragedy, Jacob feels compelled to explore and abandoned orphanage on an island off the coast of Wales, discovering disturbing facts about the children who were kept there. Registration is not required.


2016-05-05; 4:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Parma Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Build creations with a variety of blocks (legos, magnetic, bristle, duplo, and other structural material). Make a craft or experiment with a provided science project. Stop by every 1st Thursday of the month to build, make and explore!  

2016-05-05; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Teen Corner
Age Level: Teen -- 10 yrs. - And Up
Play Minecraft with fellow teen gamers!  Grab your laptop and come join us to play Minecraft with fellow gamers in the Teen Corner on a server the library is hosting. You need to have a Minecraft personal account. For ages 10 and up. Please register.

2016-05-05; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Enjoy Mother’s Day stories, rhymes, and songs, then make a related craft to take home. No registration necessary.  

2016-05-05; 3:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 10 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Sew, solder, or 3D print to create a one-of-a-kind gift for mom or dad to show them how much you care! Registration required (must register for a specific project and time slot).  

2016-05-05; 1:00  pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Please call 249-5481 for the title of this afternoon's movie. No registration required  

2016-05-05; 11:00  am - 11:45  am
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 7 yrs.
For ages 3 - 7, accompanied by mom and/or grandma  It’s almost Mother’s Day and we’re going to celebrate with a special storytime devoted to moms. We’ll enjoy stories and sing songs in honor of mothers and munch on some tasty muffins too! Make sure to bring your mom and/or grandma for this eloquent morning! REGISTRATION begins Thursday, April 21 for Penfield town or school district residents; Thursday, April 28 for all others.

2016-05-05; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Adult
So what’s the big deal about sodium, anyway?  Come to the Central Library on Thursday, May 5th and find out how to shake the salt habit at our next nutrition class from the Cornell Cooperative Extension! Michelle Weiler, an Eat Smart Nutrition educator, will talk about how much salt we really need, foods that are high in sodium, tips on reducing sodium, and how to use herbs and spices to enhance food flavor. This free nutrition class will take place in the Kate Gleason Auditorium from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Registration is requested to help us better prepare for the program, but is not required. Please click here or call the Science Division at (585) 428-8110 in order to register. 

2016-05-05; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child
Join us for an evening storytime in your pajamas and with your favorite stuffed friend!  For children of all ages with an adult. No registration required.

2016-05-05; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Literature Study Room, 1st Floor Rundel Memorial Building
Age Level: Adult
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 Literature Division at 428-8380, or email

2016-05-05; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Stories and songs for preschoolers accompanied by a caregiver.  

2016-05-05; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child
Join us for a special storytime full of stories, songs,and fun!  For children of all ages with an adult. No registration required.

2016-05-05; 6:30  pm - 8:30  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of others who enjoy needlecraft like knitting, stitching and crocheting. All skill levels welcome, from beginners to experts.   

2016-05-05; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and more.  

2016-05-05; 11:30  pm - 12:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
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.  

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