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2015-02-01; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
This annual reading festival runs until Saturday, February 28.   READING ABOUT U.S. PRESIDENTS will be the theme of this year’s Adult Winter Reading Festival as we celebrate the birthdays of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, William Henry Harrison, and Ronald Reagan. Read any book either fiction or non-fiction about a U.S. President. 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.
 


2015-02-01; 9:00  am - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Teen -- 12 yrs. - 18 yrs.
The library will be accepting photos for the Teen Photo Contest from February 1 - April 1.  Photos will be displayed at the library for Viewer's Choice competition from April 6-30.  The Photo Contest Reception will take place May 2 at 10:00am. Teens are invited to enter in one of two age groups: 12-15 years or 16-18 years. For more information and forms check the library's teen website. Click here for the website.


2015-02-23; 10:00  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Ellwanger Room
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs. - And Up
Do you need help with your e-reader, laptop, tablet, or smart phone? Come in and have a one-on-one 30 minute session with a librarian. Other tech questions? Bring those too!  Registration Required.


2015-02-23; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Teen
A support group for overly imaginative and creative persons in grades 6-12 Develop your writing skills. Laugh and learn with other teens.  


2015-02-23; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Winton Branch - Winton Community Room
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Screening "Pariah." (2011; rated R; 84 minutes).   Alike is a 17-year-old African-American woman who lives with her parents and younger sister in Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood. She has a flair for poetry, and is a good student at her local high school. Alike is quietly but firmly embracing her identity as a lesbian.   


2015-02-25; 6:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Adult
Learn to help patients, family members, and healthcare professionals identify who is at risk of anaphylaxis, and improve recognition of the signs and symptoms.  Registration required.


2015-02-25; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Ellwanger Room
Age Level: Adult
Join our adult book group for a discussion of "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis. Copies are available for checkout at the library.  


2015-02-26; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - And Up
Stories and more fun for preschool kids!  All Ages Storytime Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30-11:00 am and Wednesdays from 10:00-10:30 am beginning January 13. For children ages 2-5 years with caregiver, but older siblings are welcome, too!  Children will experience stories, songs, rhymes, sign language, and more! No storytime the weeks of February 16 and March 30.


2015-02-26; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Adult
This educational event with allergist Dr. Allison Ramsey will provide life-saving information about anaphylaxis: why and how anaphylaxis develops, its symptoms, what should be done during an attack, and how it can be prevented. Sponsored by the Allergy Advocacy Association. Registration is required, so please call 624-6067 or stop by our circulation desk to reserve your spot.  


2015-02-26; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Stories and friends for your baby and you!    Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 13-April 30, from 10:00-10:30 am  For newborns-2 years old with caregiver, but older siblings are welcome, too! 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. No storytime the weeks of February 16 and March 30. 


2015-02-26; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration necessary.  


2015-02-26; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs.
Enjoy lively literary discussion at the library!  The book club normally meets the fourth Thursday of every month. The title for February is Age of Miracles, by Karen Thompson Walker.   No registration is required, and new members are welcome.


2015-02-26; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Child - 4 yrs.
This combination story time and play time fosters early literacy, social skills, creativity, fine motor skills, and parallel play among young children. Grown-ups can socialize or browse through a magazine or newspaper in our comfortable Jacobs Family Reading Room while children play with building blocks. No registration necessary.  


2015-02-26; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Do you want to learn to play chess or do you already know how to play?  Join us for chess club with all levels of ability. If you don't know how to play Mr. DeSantis will be happy to teach you! No registration required.


2015-02-26; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Irondequoit - Evans Branch
Age Level: Adult
This month we'll be discussing Selections on the Life of Harriet Tubman by various authors. Pick up your copy today!  


2015-02-26; 7:00  pm - 8:15  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Adult
Learn to dance with Ester Brill!  Denim-themed Dance Lessons Join us for monthly classes where Ester Brill will teach us to dance to denim-themed dances! This month’s theme is “Country Denim” and we’re learning two-step, waltz, and blues dances. Please register.


2015-02-26; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child
We're pulling out our games for some friendly competition! Stop by top see what we'll be playing. We have Uno, Pictureka, Monopoly deal, Pictionary and more.  


2015-02-26; 5:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Maplewood Community Library
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Receive free tutoring to prepare for the GED/TASC.  
This class is free and open to the public. Come receive tutoring in English, Reading, Math and more. No registration is required,


2015-02-26; 5:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Age Level: Adult -- 15 yrs. - And Up
Learn how to put together cover letters and thank you letters that will get you noticed. If you have a job posting, bring it along! Presented by RochesterWorks.  


2015-02-26; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Are you a LEGO-maniac?  Join our LEGO Building Block Club and use your creativity to make a monthly masterpiece.  You may register for one, two, three or all four sessions this winter, beginning 1/8/2015.


2015-02-26; 11:30  am - 7:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Age Level: All Ages
Buy quality discards and donations at amazingly affordable prices. On Saturday fill a bag for a dollar!  


2015-02-26; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
The Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester will offer its popular series of 10 workshops on topics related to Alzheimer’s disease throughout the year.  This month’s topic will be ”Role Changes and Transitions.” Navigating your relationship with a person who has dementia can be a challenge. Explore the changes that may occur and find some strategies to help you prepare.
REGISTRATION begins Thursday, February 12.
Additional sessions will be “Managing Challenging Behaviors” on March 26 and “Driving and Dementia” on April 23.   
 
 


2015-02-26; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child
Join us for an evening storytime in your pajamas and with your favorite stuffed friend!  For children of all ages with an adult. No registration necessary.


2015-02-26; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Literature Study Room, 1st Floor Rundel Building
Age Level: Adult
Come experience poetry together. Each Thursday at noon, local poet and teacher, Kitty Jospe, selects a variety of poems for the group to read and discuss. Come experience the magic that happens when we slow down to read poetry out loud in a relaxing setting.  

All are invited to join this welcoming group. No poetry background is necessary - only an open mind!

Free and open to the public. Brownbag lunches are welcome. No registration is required. For more information, call the Literature Division at 428-8380, or email Carol.Moldt@libraryweb.org


2015-02-26; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child - 0 mos.
Join us for a special storytime full of stories, songs and fun!  For children of all ages with an adult. Registration is not necessary.


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