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Library Events:

2016-01-02; 10:00  am - 4:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Reference Center
Age Level: Teen
For students in grades 6—12 living in or attending school in Brighton. Cash awards in junior and senior divisions for poetry, prose, and non-fiction. Get our complete rules at the library or on our website, Sponsored by Friends of BML.  

2016-02-01; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Monday, February 1 - Monday, February 29   “LEAP INTO READING” will be the theme of this year’s
Adult Winter Reading Festival as February is Leap Year.
Read any book and enter the reading game as often as you would like
by coming to the library and completing one slip for each book read.
A list of suggested titles will be available. Registration is not required.
One grand prize will be drawn.

2016-02-01; 3:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Teen -- Select - Select
For the entire month of February, join in the scavenger hunt by getting a game board in the Teen section. Find the answers to all the questions on the board and get a prize. All entries will be eligible for a chance to win a Regal Movie Gift Card on February 29th!  

2016-02-01; 1:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
See Sean about how you can share the story of who YOU are, and what Black History Month means to you!  

2016-02-09; 11:00  am - 5:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 114
Age Level: Adult
A classroom driver refresher course designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Graduates are entitled to a 10% discount on their liability and collision insurance. Registration required; call the library at 336-6060. Fee: $20 AARP members (Only checks are accepted). Registration Required. $25 for non-members (Only checks are accepted; no cash) This event includes two breaks and a 30-minute lunch break.  

2016-02-09; 10:45  am - 11:15  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Stories and more for all ages!  This program is designed for ages 2 - 5 years but all are welcome! This program includes stories, songs, rhymes, and simple sign language.  Registration not required.

2016-02-09; 3:00  am - 4:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Adult
Library staff will teach a basic class on researching your family tree using is a genealogy database to which the Chili Public Library subscribes. may be used in the library at any time whether or not you take the training class. Space is limited. Registration begins December 21 for this session. Click here to register.  

2016-02-09; 2:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
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.  

2016-02-09; 10:30  am - 11:30  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays followed by an open play session!  For babies and toddlers up to age 24 months with an adult. No registration required.

2016-02-09; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child - 2 yrs.
Bring your baby to the library for some rhymes, stories, and songs followed by free play time.  

2016-02-09; 9:30  am  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
Offered twice each Tuesday morning: 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.  Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books. For ages 0-18 months with a caregiver. No registration required. 

2016-02-09; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Adult - 2 yrs.
Stories and educational play for 6-24 month old babies. Second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 10:30am. Siblings welcome.  

2016-02-09; 10:30  am - 11:00  pm
Parma Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 18 mos.
Join Mrs Amy & Mrs Becky for stories, rhymes, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.  

2016-02-09; 10:15  am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Introduce your little one to reading  This program is designed for ages 0-2 years, but older siblings are welcome! 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.

2016-02-09; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Charlotte Branch - Adult Room
Age Level: Adult
1-on-1 assistance with computer basics: internet, e-mail, basic Word, e-books. By appointment only. Please call 428-8216 to register.  

2016-02-09; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Teen -- 11 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Meet other anime fans, talk about manga, and watch some anime. For grades 6—12. Call 784-5300 to register. Sponsored by Friends of BML.  

2016-02-09; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
Age Level: Adult
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, they’d weigh more than 50 million metric tons—as much as a hundred Empire State Buildings. HeLa cells were vital for developing the polio vaccine; uncovered secrets of cancer, viruses, and the atom bomb’s effects; helped lead to important advances like in vitro fertilization, cloning, and gene mapping; and have been bought and sold by the billions. Yet Henrietta Lacks remains virtually unknown, buried in an unmarked grave. New members always welcome! Book copies available across from the circulation desk. No registration necessary.  The group meets twice a month—come to whichever session fits your schedule. New members are always welcome! No registration necessary.

2016-02-09; 3:30  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Come see what Miss Caitlyn is creating in the world of crafts. Siblings are welcome with parental assistance.  

2016-02-09; 10:00  am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building, 4th floor
Age Level: Adult
E-file to get your tax refund faster! Our online filing program is the free, safe, and accurate way to file.  If your income is under $62,000, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance. Representatives from NYS Department of Taxation and Finance will guide you through preparing and e-filing your own Federal and NYS tax returns.

 Help is available in the Business & Social Sciences Division, 4th floor of the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building, on the following days: Tuesdays, 10 am - 4 pm; Thursdays, 11 am - 5 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am - 3 pm (except Saturday March 26). This service is being offered through April 14, 2016.

 Click here for more information and details of what to bring. Call 585-428-8130 to make an appointment and for any changes to the schedule. Walk-ins are welcome.

2016-02-09; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 212
Age Level: Adult
Bring your knitting supplies and come join other knitters to knit and chat! #212 Forest House study room. No registration necessary.  

2016-02-09; 2:00  pm - 3:30  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 214
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Explore why individuals feel guilty and share communication tips for handling guilt. This program will also cover the causes and responses of grief for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease. Registration required.  

2016-02-09; 12:00  pm - 1:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
Age Level: Adult
"Spider Woman’s Daughter" by Anne Hillerman Come sleuth with us the second Tuesday of each month. Copies of the book will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required.  

2016-02-09; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care   will offer tips on the great advantages of gardening with native plants and with consideration to wildlife. Bring your questions.
The Friends of Penfield Public Library are co-sponsoring this program with the
Genesee Land Trust.
REGISTRATION is required and begins on Tuesday, January 29.    

2016-02-09; 11:30  am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Join us every Tuesday for a fun art project, craft, or activity. Ages 2-5.  

2016-02-09; 12:00  pm - 12:45  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - And Under
Join Ms. Elise for some Preschool Fun. There will be stories, songs, games, crafts and play! Designed for the 4 and under crowd and a caregiver.  

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