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2014-06-23; 9:00  am  
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 9 yrs. - 18 yrs.
This program runs from June 23 - August 2. Keep a record of what you read this summer and earn chances to win some really cool prizes.  The more you read, the better your chances to win.  Get your registration packet from the Circulation Desk.


2014-06-24; 11:00  am - 6:00  pm
Winton Branch - Lois K. Hoffmann Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Open to kids who have completed grades K-12.  Get a contest entry for every book you read. Program runs through July 31st. Sponsored by: Woods Oviatt Gilman Law Firm & Monroe County Children's Librarians. 


2014-06-30; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
For adults 18 and up.   “Literary Elements” is the theme of our adult summer reading game which runs from Monday, June 30 through Friday, August 8. Complete one raffle slip for each book read. You will be eligible for weekly prizes! Lists of suggested readings will be available.
Sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library.
 


2014-06-30; 9:00  am - 8:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 10 yrs.
Register now for our reading game, which opens today and continues through August 14.  Complete your science Lab Book to earn prizes, enter raffles and play our cool prize game! For kids entering grades K-5.


2014-06-30; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen
This year's reading game is for 6- 12 graders and runs from Monday, June 30 through Wednesday, August 6.  Sign up to play the online reading game- look for a link from the library’s teen webpage beginning June 30. Every hour you read counts as an entry into the weekly Prize Package drawings. Earn additional entries by writing book reviews online and by coming to library programs. Check out the Prize Packages on display in the Teen Area. New this year the top ten readers of the summer will be honored with a mystical “SPARK A REACTION” prize as well! All of the details will be available online after you sign up.
 


2014-07-01; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Drop off arttwork @ BML
Age Level: Adult -- 13 yrs. - And Up
BICENTENNIAL ART CONTEST: Best of Brighton Art Contest July 1-July 31 Celebrate 200 years of Brighton! Use your vision and creativity and enter our art contest. Pieces must depict Brighton: its history, culture, people, and/or places. Art may be in any medium except video, and must be appropriate for viewing by all ages. Contest is open to Brighton residents ages 13 and up. Submissions accepted July 1 to July 31. One entry per person. Maximum size of pieces accepted is 2ft x 2ft x 2ft. Artwork will be on display @ BML from August 5-26. Winners will be chosen by library patrons, and will be notified on August 28. Three winners will be selected: one grand prize winner, one winner in the adult category and one winner in the young adult category. Sponsored by the Friends of BML.  


2014-07-01; 2:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Teen
This program runs from July 1-August 27 Come into the teen area to sign up and receive your Summer Reading log. Stop in each week to record the minutes on your log and to be eligible for a weekly prize. While here participate in the weekly craft! The more minutes you read, the better prize you will qualify for at the Summer's End Reading Party.  


2014-07-07; 2:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
This program runs from July 7-August 27 Select books outside of your comfort zone. Write a brief review and win a prize!  


2014-07-07; 1:00  pm  
Highland Branch
Age Level: Adult
Sign up at Highland Branch Library starting on June 23 to win great prizes.  


2014-07-18; 10:00  am - 9:00  
Irondequoit - Evans Branch
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 10 yrs.
For children preschool through entering grade 5. Read 20 minutes a day to earn books and prizes. Registration begins on Friday June 27th. Join us for the opening day festivities, featuring a photo booth at the McGraw Branch from 10–12 and at the Evans Branch from 1–3.   We will also be raffling off a Barnes and Noble gift card at each branch to children who register for summer reading.  The program concludes on Friday August 8th. 


2014-07-19; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 10 yrs.
For children preschool through entering grade 5. Read 20 minutes a day to earn books and prizes. Registration begins on Friday June 27th. Join us for the opening day festivities, featuring a photo booth at the McGraw Branch from 10–12 and at the Evans Branch from 1–3.   We will also be raffling off a Barnes and Noble gift card at each branch to children who register for summer reading.  The program concludes on Friday August 8th. 


2014-07-30; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Winton Branch - Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Registration is necessary, as space is limited. Call 428-8204.  Children must be accompanied by an adult for this YOGA Story Time. The library is closed to the general public until 11:00 am. 


2014-07-30; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Adult
Join us for a discussion of Peaches for Father Francis by Joanne Harris. Registration is required. To register, please stop in at our information desk or call 428-8206. Copies are available to check out.  


2014-07-30; 3:30  pm - 4:15  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
See some animals from the Wegmans Zoomobile and learn how they adapt to their environments.  


2014-07-30; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Arnett Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child
Kids will learn about motion while playing with BeyBlades.  


2014-07-30; 3:00  pm - 4:30  pm
Winton Branch - Lois Hoffmann Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Come join Mrs. McManus, prizes and refreshments will be offered.  No registration is required. 


2014-07-30; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Reference Center
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Get help filling out an application, doing research, or using a computer, Book a 45-minute personalized appointment with a librarian-in-training. Register @ the Reference Center (784-5330).  


2014-07-30; 2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Sully Branch
Age Level: Child -- 12 yrs. - And Under
Everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to make your own book to write your story in. Space is limited to the first twenty children that arrive.  


2014-07-30; 5:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Adult
One-hour, one-on-one training sessions customized to your needs: how to use Kindles/Nooks, file management, application use, Internet use, and computer set-up and maintenance. Please call 624-6067 to register, though walk-ins are welcome if there is an opening.  


2014-07-30; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 6 yrs. - And Up
Compare and contrast samples of soil, fibers, shoe prints, pet and human hair, fingerprints, teeth imprints, plants and pollen. (Registration opens June 30. Call 964-2320)  


2014-07-30; 1:30  pm - 3:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Drop-in tutoring for the ESOL and Citizenship Test, provided by a tutor from Fallsview Academy. Call for 585-428-8212 for details.  


2014-07-30; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: All Ages
Fun movies for the whole family every Wednesday through August 20th!  For children of all ages. Registration is required and begins June 16. Click here to register. 


2014-07-30; 5:00  pm - 6:30  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
Enjoy some family time with a movie and popcorn at the library! Please call 428-8248 for the title.  


2014-07-30; 10:15  am - 11:00  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Age Level: All Ages
Summertime stories and songs for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver  No registration! 


2014-08-14; 10:00  am - 2:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 12 yrs. - 18 yrs.
For grades 8 - 12, a practice ACT under real test conditions.  Proctored by ChariotLearning.com, under timed conditions.  After the test students learn how to score the exam and interpret those results.  Bring pencils, snacks and a calculator.  Registration is required and limited to 25 people.  http://gateslibrary.evanced.info/signup/eventcalendar.aspx  


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