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2015-01-30; 1:30  pm - 2:15  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 4 yrs.
Art, music, & action mix with the best in children's literature for a well-rounded program that includes fun with friends! Siblings are welcome.  


2015-01-31; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: All Ages
Trade in your gently used children's books for some great new reads!  For children of all ages and families. Registration is required and begins December 29. Click here to register.


2015-01-31; 2:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
In this workshop for beginners, local artist Elaine Rittler will provide instruction on the use of colored pencil as an art medium.   Discussion of materials, basic stroke techniques, and guided step-by-step instruction will be covered to help you complete a realistic rendering from start to finish using a provided outline. Drawing skills are helpful but not required. Materials will be provided. Registration required. 


2015-01-31; 11:00  am - 1:00  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child
Make crafts at the library!  


2015-01-31; 10:30  am - 4:30  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
We've got tons of games for all ages, so be sure to bring enough people to play!  Calling all gamers! The Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County is inviting families with children of all ages to come and play games. We’ll be setting the games out at 10:30 am on Saturday January 31, 2015 and leave them out all day! We’ve got tons of games for all ages, so be sure to bring enough people to play! For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.


2015-01-31; 11:00  am - 2:00  pm
Lyell Branch
Age Level: Adult
Health Insurance Enrollment  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.


2015-01-31; 10:00  am - 5:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 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 children is "Scissor-practice Mitten", the teen craft is "Winter Deedle-bug". Samples are on display at the Library!  Take one home and make something special! 


2015-01-31; 10:00  am - 2:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Basement Program Room
Age Level: All Ages
Buy quality discards and donations at amazingly affordable prices. Today, fill a bag for $1.00!  


2015-01-31; 1:00  pm - 1:30  am
Arnett Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Come join us for some great stories at the Arnett Branch Children’s Room! This event is best suited for preschool age children. Registration is not required. Story Times at the Arnett Branch Library take place at 11:15 am on every Tuesday that the library is open and at 1:00 pm on most Saturdays.  


2015-01-31; 10:00  am - 8:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Tutoring Rooms
Age Level: Adult
Get a personalized session for help with a basic Internet question or using OverDrive to download e-books. Reserve your timeslot @ the Reference Center (784-5300).  


2015-01-31; 10:30  am - 12:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 10 yrs. - And Up
Join Amy Raimy and Barbara Brachfeld from Close to My Heart for Valentine’s Day crafts.  Create a Valentine Box card, bookmark, and treat bag for your loved ones! Learn crafty creations in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring your favorite 2-sided tape runner, mini glue dots, and small sharp scissors. Supplies may be purchased from Michael’s, JoAnn’s, or Hobby Lobby. Registration is open to ages 10 and up and begins on Friday, January 16.   


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; 1:15  pm - 1:45  pm
Central Library - 2nd floor, Rundel Memorial Building
Age Level: Adult
How Did They Get Here?  Before Ellis Island and after, our ancestors arrived in vessels and steamships to more than ninety U.S. ports Finding the records of their journey, both immigration and naturalization, is a fascinating piece of the puzzle you will want to explore for yourself.


2015-02-01; 2:00  pm  
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Join us for an afternoon of popular, jazz, and seasonal music performed by the ensemble, Women of Note. No registrationr required.  


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.


2015-02-02; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Stories and Themed Crafts for Child and Caretaker. (Free Program-no registrations required) Mondays from 10:30-11:15am  


2015-02-02; 4:00  pm - 5:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Join us for a book discussion, crafts and more all about the American Girls!  This month there will be a special presentation by Teresa Wood of History Houses. You may stop by the checkout desk to pick up this month's book. For children ages 5-12 with an adult. No registration required.


2015-02-02; 9:30  am  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Support your child's early literacy and language development. Join us for nursery rhymes, movement activities, and books. For babies and their caregivers.  


2015-02-02; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit - Evans Branch
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Songs, rhymes, and stories followed by play and social time. No registration necessary.  


2015-02-02; 1:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Adult
Stop in to shop our monthly book sale. All books are 25 cents each. CDs and DVDs are $1 each and magazines are 10 cents each. We have a range of Adult, Young Adult and Children's books.  


2015-02-02; 3:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child
We'll be making stained glass shapes.  


2015-02-02; 3:30  pm - 0:00  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Share your love of storytelling and all things creative with other kids. We'll read stories together and make a craft. For ages 5-10. Younger Siblings welcome with a caregiver.  


2015-02-02; 4:30  pm - 6:00  pm
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
University of Rochester students will be on hand Mondays from 4:30-6pm and Wednesdays from 5-6pm (except March 9 & March 11) to help kids get creative! On Mondays kids will work on creating their own short story along with artwork. On Wednesdays kids will have music instruction using hand bells. Grades K-6 This weekly program will continue through April 29.  


2015-02-02; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Age Level: All Ages
Stories and songs for children accompanied by a caregiver. Also Feb. 9, 23  


2015-02-03; 10:00  am - 10:45  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Learning Center
Age Level: Child
Stories and songs for children of all ages, accompanied by a caregiver.  


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