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Library Events:

2016-08-11; 1:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
The adult summer reading program ends on Friday, September 2nd. Fill out a quick book review form and enter to win a library prize! Prizes are given away every week.  


2016-08-16; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Every third Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Please see our events postings for the most up to date information on which book will be read during each month.  Do you love to read? Do you enjoy discussing what you’ve read? Join us every 3rd Tuesday for a discussion of a new title! To find out the current book being read, call us here at the library. Prior to each month’s reading copies of the new title will be available at the circulation desk each month to check out.


2016-08-22; 6:30  pm  pm
Winton Branch - Winton Community Room
Age Level: Adult
"The Lady in the Van" (2015; rated PG-13; 104 minutes). In this touching human drama adapted from writer Alan Bennett's bestselling memoir, he befriends the elderly Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), who's living in a van that's been parked in his driveway for 15 years.  Popcorn provided.


2016-08-23; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Dorris Carlson Reading Garden (rain location: Kate Gleason Auditorium)
Age Level: All Ages
Ad Hoc Music will be playing classical music in the beautiful Carlson Reading Garden.  A chalkboard concert is a chance to hear what the Ad Hoc musicians are most excited to share with you right now.  You know the music will be good- you just don't know what it will be until they write it on the chalkboard! Ad Hoc is a musical collaborative that brings together music students, professionals, and dedicated community musicians. Bring your lunch and enjoy Ad Hoc Music, "chamber music with a twist!" 


2016-08-23; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library
Age Level: Child -- 8 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Fun activities for the Summer Reading Program, learn and play soccer with the Wagner Soccer Academy!  Come meet the Wagner Soccer Academy at the Maplewood Community Library and learn all about soccer! See the soccer equipment, special tricks, and play some soccer! Stop by the library or call at (585)428-8220 and ask for the Children’s Librarian to reserve your spot! Registration is required.  


2016-08-24; 4:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room & Library Grounds
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join us as we have a great time romping around the library!  


2016-08-24; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Rundel Auditorium, 3rd floor Rundel Memorial Building
Age Level: Adult
Please join our book discussion group to discuss the mystery novel, The Silkworm, by Robert Galbraith (aka J.K. Rowling). Our group meets on a monthly basis, reads mostly contemporary fiction, although we occasionally read non-fiction, and is always welcoming new participants. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk at Central Library during the month prior to the discussion date.  

Brownbag lunches are welcome. Refreshments are served, and no registration is required. For more information, please contact the Literature Division at 428-8380, or email Carol.Moldt@libraryweb.org.   


2016-08-24; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Pat from NY Bee Wellness will teach a two-part informational session all about keeping your own bees! Part 1: Learn all about how to set up your own hive, hive maintenance, and beginner basics. Part 2: Learn more in-depth and complicated details of beekeeping, like honey processing. Registration Required.  


2016-08-24; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 113
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Set before World War I, Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen who first appeared in Lawrence's earlier novel, The Rainbow, each fall in love. New members always welcome! Book copies available across from the circulation desk. No registration necessary.  


2016-08-24; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Play euchre at the library and bring your partner! Registration in pairs Please call the Information Desk at 249-5481 to register.  


2016-08-24; 5:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
Join us for a movie and popcorn at the library! Please call 428-8248 for the movie title.  


2016-08-24; 1:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Rated PG. When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.  Need some time off? Come to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County to see the movie Shaun the Sheep and what happens when he takes the day off. This movie is rated PG and will appeal to everyone who has ever had a day off. When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home. We’ll be starting the movie promptly at 1:00 on Wednesday August 24, so be sure to get here a few minutes early. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.  


2016-08-24; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Adult
Join our adult book group for a discussion of Wedding of the Waters by Peter Bernstein. Copies are available for checkout at the library.  


2016-08-24; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Parma Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 5 yrs.
Join Ms Amy for stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and lots of puppets! All ages welcome. No registration required  


2016-08-24; 1:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join us as we conduct some cool science experiments!  


2016-08-24; 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 craft for teens is "Corner Critter Bookmark", for children we have "Handprint Fish" and adults can pick up a zentangle page.  Take one home and make something special!  


2016-08-24; 4:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Irondequoit Public Library - 210
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.  


2016-08-24; 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.    


2016-08-24; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Each week, we’ll read books together then make projects that go along with them! Join us to explore themes within children’s books through hands-on projects and songs. Make sure to bring your listening ears and your imagination! Ages 3-5 w/ a caregiver. Registration required.  


2016-08-24; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 8 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Use technology to hit the three Cs of 21st century learning: Creativity,Critical thinking, and Collaboration!  This program will be different each month but will incorporate iPads, apps, digital photography, Makey Makeys, Little Bits, and more! Please register. For kids ages 8-12.


2016-08-24; 11:30  am - 1:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library - Community Room
Age Level: Adult -- 16 yrs.
Class for English language learners.   Come learn English with a tutor in a small group. Group members are selected by language ability.  


2016-08-24; 11:30  am - 1:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library - Yellow Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 4 yrs.
Sing songs, read stories, and play games with Ms. Marcia.  Preschoolers play and learn to co--operate with others.  Often New American parents attend ESL class while their children learn too.  All 3 and 4 year old children are welcome.


2016-08-25; 4:00  pm - 5:00  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, just show up! 


2016-08-25; 4:30  pm - 6:00  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Color some patterns that are simple or intricate. Unwind and color away!  


2016-08-25; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Lincoln Branch
Age Level: Adult
Free one hour individual class in topics including internet, Word, e-mail and more. Call 428-8210 to reserve a spot.  


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