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Library Events:

2014-10-01; 10:00  am  
Central Library
Age Level: Adult
Create a handmade ornament with a holiday or winter theme for the Central Library. These handmade ornaments will be displayed during the month of December in The Central Library. The ornament should reflect the festivity of the season, or the beauty of winter. We cannot accept ornaments with religious or political slogans or images, including references to religious holidays, or ornaments that advertise a product or for-profit business.  There is a $100.00 prize for the most creative ornament. The minimum size is 18 inches, the maximum size is 3 ft. wide, 4 ft. long, and weighing under 5 lbs. For more information and application please click here.

2014-10-01; 10:00  am - 9:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - BML
Age Level: Teen
October1-December 1 Juried art contest for 6th-12th graders living in or attending school in Brighton. Get rules on our website or in the library. Prizes will be awarded in junior and senior divisions. Artwork will be displayed at the library through January 31, 2015. Sponsored by the Friends of BML.  

2014-10-23; 4:00  pm - 5:30  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child
Drop in tutoring and homework help. Monday-Thursday from 4:00-5:30, every week.  

2014-10-24; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Teen
Fans of Japanese animation are welcome to share snacks and watch an anime movie with other otaku. What better way to spend a Friday afternoon? Grades 6-12  

2014-10-25; 11:00  am - 1:00  pm
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
Join us for our annual autumn bash. There'll be crafts, games, snacks, and at noon we'll be having a hilarious magic show performed by Professor Klutzo. Wear your Halloween costume if you like. See you there!  

2014-10-25; 10:00  am - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Ellwanger Room
Age Level: Teen -- 13 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Teen players are welcome to participate in a variety of role-playing games. D&D is still the top! Join the group and share your favorites!  

2014-10-26; 1:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Child
Celebrate Halloween at the library, presented by our teen volunteers.  Creepy crafts, spooky games, a just-scary-enough haunted house, and treats for all! Show off your costume...we'll never guess who you are! Preschool to grade 3

2014-10-26; 2:00  pm - 3:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fletcher Steele Room
Age Level: Adult
Share your thoughts and listen to other people’s point of view on current topics in today's news.  Members will present four topics for discussion at the start of each meeting.  Topics can be local, national, or global. No preparation is required. Registration required.

2014-10-26; 10:00  am - 4:00  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
The Friends of the Pittsford Community Library will be hosting their Fall Book Sale October 24-26th.  Friday, Oct. 24: Members can join at the door. Sunday, Oct. 25: Half Price 10am-4pm, fill a bag for $3 from 5pm to 6pm.  

2014-10-27; 6:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Teen
Find out the dynamite things happening in the Teen Corner!  
  Find out the dynamite things happening in the Teen Corner! New books will be displayed and attendees get first dibs on popular new teen titles. New programs will be discussed and posters will be made. Food will be offered and games will be played at the end of each night. Sparks will fly when teens share great ideas. This program counts toward community service hours. TNT is held the 4th Monday of each month from 6:30-8:00pm. Please register.

2014-10-27; 4:30  pm - 5:15  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- Select - Select
Read a chapter book, then come discuss it, have a snack, and do fun book-related activities. Copies of the book will be available for checkout. For grades 3-5. Registration required.  

2014-10-27; 1:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Adult
Rochester Works is here to show you how to write a resume that will get noticed!  Basic Resume Workshop  Presented by Rochester Works  Monday, October 27 from 1:00-3:00 pm  Write a resume that will get noticed!  Don’t know where to start?  Learn important do’s and don’t’ s of resume writing such as properly stating your objective and turning your resume into a “sales brochure”. Use an easy template to help get you started. Please register.

2014-10-27; 6:00  pm - 7:30  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Adult -- Select - Select
Building a cheese board with Little Blue cheese Shop. Learn about what cheeses work with one another for the delicious pairing. Limited to ten participants for this event. Registration is required. To register, please call (585) 428-8206 or visit our Information Desk.  

2014-10-27; 3:00  pm - 3:45  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child
Create a cool craft to take home!  

2014-10-27; 6:30  pm - 8:30  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 13 yrs. - And Up
Read a short story, respond to writing prompts, and have the opportunity to share your efforts in a safe and friendly workshop setting.  If you have a story to tell but don't know how to put the words on paper, this workshop is for you.  Jennifer Case will help you explore the basics of creative writing through a variety of activities.  Registration is required and limited to 15 people.  Attendance at both sessions is recommended, Part One is on October 20th. 

2014-10-27; 9:15  am - 9:35  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 18 mos. - 3 yrs.
Offered three times each Monday: 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45 a.m.  Stories, songs, and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old (with a caregiver). Children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for a not-too-scary Halloween-themed story time. Drop in - No registration required.

2014-10-27; 3:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child - Select
The Homework Helpers will at the library from 3-6 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, 3-6 pm during the school year.  

2014-10-27; 4:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Central Library - Rundel Auditorium
Age Level: All Ages
Paranormal Investigator Ralph Esposito will tell stories of the ghosts of Olde Rochesterville, followed by questions & answers and a guided ‘backstage’ tour and investigation of the upper stacks using digital and infrared technology.  See if this new investigation uncovers similar paranormal activity to the televised investigation a few years ago. The stories are free and open to the public, but the "ghost tours" require preregistration and cost $20 per person. Registration is limited to 20 people per tour and includes a "Rochester Public Library Ghost Tours" booklet and a t-shirt. Under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Click here to register online, or call 428-8350.

2014-10-27; 5:00  pm - 7:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
Game on! Relax at the library and play games with your family and friends. Discover new games or revisit old favorites. We have a wide selection to choose from!  

2014-10-27; 1:30  pm - 2:15  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
This program is for children ages 3-5, able to leave parent.   Four “maker-spaces” to encourage young learners to explore science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). We will share a story and have hands on activities using Lincoln Logs, Bionic Blox, Kaleido Gears & Goldie Blox. Session is limited to 8 children and you must register separately for each maker-space. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Penfield Public Library. REGISTRATION begins Monday, October 13th for Penfield town or school district residents and Monday, October 20th for all others.

2014-10-27; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Teen
This program is for grades 6-12.   Fans of the game meet up the fourth Monday of each month to play, trade cards, and enjoy free refreshments. There is also a booster pack raffle at each event! Registration is not required.

2014-10-27; 9:00  am - 9:00  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 "Halloween Paper Plate Wreath", and the teen craft is "Yarn Ghost" and adult craft is "Clothespin Cat".  Samples are on display at the Library, take one home and make something special!

2014-10-27; 3:00  pm - 0:00  
East Rochester Public Library
Age Level: Child
Kids of all ages are invited to have a monstrously good time at the library! We'll eat snacks, make crafts, and play  

2014-11-07; 3:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Join us for stories, rhymes and fun! Siblings and families welcome! No registration required.  

2014-11-11; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Child
Stories and more to encourage early literacy, a love of books and being read to, following simple directions, taking turns, being part of a group, and being a good listener. Best for toddlers and preschoolers. No registration necessary.  

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