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2017-06-12; 11:00  am  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
It's time for summer reading! Read a book and then write a short review and give it to Sean for a chance to win a prize!  


2017-07-03; 1:00  pm  
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Build a Better World with our Adult Summer Reading Program.  The theme for the 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program is “Build a Better World”. It will run from July 3 – July 29. There will be two opportunities to participate. 1. There will be a weekly raffle.  Each time you come in to the library, you may complete a raffle ticket (1 per day please).  At the end of each week, there will be a prize drawing.   2. There will also be a Scavenger Hunt that you will have 4 weeks to complete.  You will be asked to visit a number of local businesses in the South Wedge with a game board in hand, and each of them will provide you with “proof” that you were there. When you complete the game board, make sure you put your name on it, and hand it to a staff member for entry into the Grand Prize drawing at the end of the program.   


2017-07-05; 11:00  am  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Teen
Get a scratch-off ticket every time you read! When you check out or read a book in the library, Ms. Lynnescha or Ms. Lori will give you a scratch ticket. Instant winners get to pick a prize from the prize box. Non instant-winners will be entered into the grand prize drawing for a 16GB Kindle or Walmart Gift card. Grand prize drawings will be on Friday, August 11 at 3pm.  


2017-07-10; 12:00  am  
Central Library - Ending Reception will be August 23 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Rundel Arts Room
Age Level: Adult
Discover some fantastic books, meet other book lovers, and have a chance to win prizes!  The theme of this year's summer reading program is "Build a Better World Through Reading." Read an adult level book (here's a LIST of recommended titles,) fill in an entry form to be entered into a drawing by clicking HERE. Connect with other Rochester readers, if you'd like to, by joining the facebook group @Roccentrallibrary. There will be a reception with refreshments, door prizes, and drawings for a Kindle Fire and a Barnes and Noble gift card on August 23 in the Rundel Arts Room from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, call he Arts and Literature Division at 585-428-8380.
 


2017-07-22; 10:00  am - 5:00  pm
Central Library - Harold Hacker Hall
Age Level: All Ages -- Select - Select
Celebrate Suffragist City with a special open house of the exhibit "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State," open to the public.  Celebrate Suffragist City with a special open house of the exhibit "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State," open to the public.


2017-07-22; 7:00  pm - 9:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Teen -- Select - Select
Teamwork and cooperation, wits and imagination - use your skills to break free in our unique version of the escape room game. Decipher clues, solve puzzles ... can you be the first to escape? Refreshments and prizes. *REGISTRATION REQUIRED  


2017-07-24; 2:15  pm - 3:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Learn how anyone can be a scientist, engineer, athlete and more during the 4-H Summer STEM learning series! Suggested for grades 4-8, no registration required.  


2017-07-24; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Come learn about the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird program! Learn how you can participate by recording your bird sightings, and join a global community of citizen scientists contributing critical data to the project.  


2017-07-24; 9:30  am - 10:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Babies from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.  Children can interact with each other while parents gain new songs, stories, and literacy skills to share with their children.  No registration.  


2017-07-24; 10:30  am - 11:00  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.  


2017-07-24; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Join Physical therapist, Mike Dix of GVPT in a discussion on some of the causes of low back pain and how physical therapy treatment options can help manage this sometimes debilitating condition.  Registration is recommended. 


2017-07-24; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: All Ages
Each week this summer has a different theme, so come kick off each Monday with us!  No registration required.


2017-07-24; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Learn about using the internet through guided visits to several websites.  Course requires knowledge of mouse use. Call 428-8020 to register for a class. 


2017-07-24; 1:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 8 yrs. - And Up
Beginning Knitting: Felted Bag - MULTIGENERATIONAL SESSION - knitting with your older or younger special person. Sign up as a 2 party team and each of you learn to knit and purl, cast on and bind off. A bit about bag size and handle style. Felting hides errors and is the perfect useful project for new knitters. *REGISTRATION REQUIRED  


2017-07-24; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Join the Storybook Cook for a couple of good stories and make (and eat!) some fun food creations.  Liz Bauld, the Storybook Cook, is coming to help kids make some fun and nutritious goodies to eat. We will read a food related story or two, and then make (and eat!) some delicious treats. In the process, we will learn a little something about good nutrition. The fun starts at 10:30am on Monday, July 24 in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library. The free program, entitled Build a Better Plate, will have a wide appeal to families with kids of all ages; as usual, all materials will be provided while they last. (Don’t worry; we have lots and lots of supplies!) For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 


2017-07-24; 4:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
The purpose of the program is to provide one-on-one assistance for individuals and families enrolling in health insurance through the NY State health Marketplace. Our Navigator, Renita Moore, will met with 7 individuals per session. *Registration Required call 585-613-7662 for an appointment.  


2017-07-24; 6:00  pm - 7:30  pm
Fairport Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Put the finishing touch on your resume with a cover letter that "sells."  Please sign up to attend.


2017-07-24; 10:00  am - 10:20  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 18 mos. - 3 yrs.
Stories, songs and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver.  Drop in. No registration required.


2017-07-24; 6:30  pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: All Ages
Join us for stories, songs and a STEM activity.  A story time perfect for the whole family. For all ages. No registration required.


2017-07-24; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Learning Center
Age Level: Adult
this two-session class, learn the basics to create, edit and format documents, modify the page setup, and work with paragraphs, including alignment, indentation, bullets, and more. Registration required. Call 585-249-5481 or go to www.townofpittsford.org/library to register. This is the first part of a two part program.  


2017-07-24; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Mad Scientists - Monday1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Have some hands-on learning fun with a cool science experiment. For children entering grades 3-5, Fall 2017 *Registration Required  


2017-07-24; 6:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: All Ages -- Select - Select
You provide the family; we provide the fun.  


2017-07-24; 6:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: All Ages
Bring your tablet or laptop to play this exciting game with some new friends!  Some laptops will be available if you don't have your own. This program is for the entire family and is held the 2nd Monday of each month! Registration not required.


2017-07-24; 2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Age Level: All Ages
This week's movie is The Princess Bride, rated PG. All ages are welcome, but parents should plan to stay with younger viewers.  Please sign up to attend.


2017-07-24; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Stories and crafts for child and caregiver.  


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