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Library Events:

2016-12-05; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Winton Branch - Main Reading Room
Age Level: Adult
Rochester Philharmonic cellists Ingrid Bock and Benjamin Krug will lead you on a walk through the history of cello chamber music. They will perform a selection of their favorite cello duets from the 17th to the 21st centuries, including some familiar and beloved holiday music.  Ask a question about the cello and be entered to win a special prize!

2016-12-07; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Adult
Come and enjoy some lively discussions about a different book every month!  This book group will be meeting the first Wednesday of each month.December's book is TBD. Books will be available the month before the discussion at the Checkout desk. No registration required.

2016-12-07; 10:15  am - 10:45  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Storytime fun 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.

2016-12-07; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Want to avoid the crowds during the holiday season? Join us for Appy Hour. Learn all about online shopping apps and precautions you should take when using them. Please bring your smart phone, tablet, or computer, or use one of the library’s laptops. Registration Required.  

2016-12-07; 3:00  pm - 4:00  am
Charlotte Branch - Adult Room
Age Level: Adult
1-on-1 assistance with computer basics: internet, e-mail, basic Word, e-books. By appointment. Please call 428-8216 to register.  

2016-12-07; 1:30  pm - 2:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
Age Level: Adult
Stop by to learn how to download library eBooks and eMagazines.  Bring your device and account login information. No registration required.

2016-12-07; 5:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
Enjoy family time with a movie at the library. We'll even make the popcorn! Call 428-8248 each week for the upcoming title.  

2016-12-07; 10:00  am - 12:30  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Adult
Free programs for aspiring and current business owners.  First Wednesdays is brought to you by the Business & Social Sciences Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County and the College at Brockport Small Business Development Center (SBDC).  To register please call 585-428-8130 or click HERE.This program is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.  Services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.  The Central Library is accessible to people with disabilities.  To request specific accommodations, call 585-428-8304 ten days prior to the program.

2016-12-07; 11:00  am - 5:00  pm
Central Library - 4th floor
Age Level: Adult
Assistance in enrolling for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.  A Certified Application Counselor will be available to assist you in enrolling for health insurance through the New York State of Health Exchange (Affordable Care Act).  Please be sure to bring ID, the previous year’s tax return, and the social security numbers and dates of birth for all members of your family you will be enrolling. 

2016-12-07; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
The paths of a blind French girl and a German boy collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.  

2016-12-07; 3:00  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
The Homework Helpers will at the library from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. School kids can stop by and receive help with their homework. This program is sponsored by Dial-A-Teacher. The Homework Helpers are at the Arnett Branch Library most Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm during the school year. For more information please call 585-428-8214.  

2016-12-07; 4:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: All Ages
Everyone is welcome! We can provide needles and yarn for your first project. Experienced knitters are encouraged to help beginners.  

2016-12-07; 4:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Hear a story and then build a project out of LEGOs! We will display your completed project in the Children's Room.  

2016-12-07; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child - And Up
Play with our gigantic collection of Mega Blocks and Duplos and meet new friends; Ages 2 and up. 1st Wednesday of the month at 10:30am.  

2016-12-07; 12:00  pm - 1:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Discover the joy of reading and discussing poetry.  At each meeting the moderator provides five or six contemporary poems to be read aloud and discussed. No registration required.

2016-12-07; 7:00  pm - 7:45  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Discovery Room
Age Level: Child
Stories for children of all ages accompanied by a caregiver.  

2016-12-07; 6:30  pm - 7:15  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - And Up
As part of the Amerk’s Reading Program, come meet one of the Rochester Amerks and their Moose mascot!  The player will read a hockey story. There will be a demonstration of hockey uniforms and equipment, a question and answer session, and an opportunity to get autographs. There will also be a trivia game where kids can win Amerks memorabilia. Also – each family that attends the appearance will be entitled to ONE free voucher to an Amerks game. Don’t miss this exciting event! REGISTRATION begins Wednesday, November 23.

2016-12-07; 6:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Need to start or improve a resume? Join us for help, and learn how to make your resume more marketable!  

2016-12-07; 9:00  am - 9:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 2 yrs. - And Up
Do you love to make things? Every month our Librarians put out bags filled with instructions and supplies to make a new craft. This month's crafts for teens are "Beaded Candy Cane" and "New Years Eve Jingler", for children we have "Snowman Mobile" and adults can pick up a zentangle page.  Take one home and make something special!  

2016-12-07; 3:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Those looking to develop their skills for the TASC (GED) exam are welcome to join. Nor registration required. Ages 18 and older.  

2016-12-07; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Join Mike Kuhn from TechKnowU to learn tips on smart phone photography.  This seminar is held the first Wednesday of the month. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to to register.

2016-12-07; 4:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 212
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
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.  

2016-12-07; 10:15  am - 11:15  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 1 yr. - 5 yrs.
Forty minutes of free play with toys followed by a 20 minute story time.   

2016-12-07; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child -- 18 mos. - 3 yrs.
Toddlers and their caregivers can dance their sillies out to some favorite tunes. For ages 18 months—3 years, accompanied by a caregiver. Sponsored by Friends of BML  

2016-12-07; 5:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child
Get help with your homework.  

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