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Library Events:

2015-06-22; 1:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Highland Branch
Age Level: Adult
Sign up for Highland's Adult Summer Reading Program starting on June 22nd. A raffle will be drawn each week from July 10th through July 31st. One raffle ticket will be given out to each book reviewed with a maximum of four raffle tickets per person, per week. Join the fun!  

2015-06-28; 1:00  pm  
Scottsville Free Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 5 yrs. - 13 yrs.
Registration for our 2015 Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 29 and continues through Saturday, August 8.  This is a self-paced six week program for children entering grades K through 8.  Reading, fun and prizes!  There is also a mini reading program for preschool children ages 3 and 4 as well as a Bingo reading program for teens and adults. 

2015-06-29; 10:00  am  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Escape the Ordinary!  Monday, June 29-Friday, August 7
Adults ages 18 and up
“Escape the Ordinary”is the theme of our adult summer reading game. Complete one raffle slip for each book read.
You will be eligible for weekly prizes!
Lists of suggested readings will be available.

2015-06-29; 6:00  pm  
Penfield Public Library
Age Level: Child
The reading game begins Monday, June 29 and runs through Wednesday, August 5.   You play once a week on:
Mondays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, or
Tuesdays, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, or
Tuesdays, 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm, or
Wednesdays, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, or
Wednesdays, 3:30 pm – 5:45 pm
To play, you need to contract with the children’s librarians to read at least 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week (children who are not yet reading can be read to). We fill out the contract when you come to register. Child must be present to register. You will also receive a special reading game bag with our official reading calendar and an “Early Bird” bonus activity card and a special reading game tattoo.
Every DAY your contract is met; you earn a coupon that can be redeemed for prizes at our prize table. Each week when you come to play the game, you get one roll of the dice to advance on the game board. For each week your contract is met, you earn an extra roll of the dice. You will also earn a raffle ticket to enter our weekly prize drawing. And if you follow the special directions on certain squares, you can earn EVEN MORE raffle tickets. Come in to play each week and pick up an EVERY HERO HAS A STORY bonus activity card! Do the activity each week to earn EXTRA COUPONS!!

 Many thanks to the Friends of the Penfield Public Library, and the many local businesses that are providing prizes for our summer reading program.

2015-07-29; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Teen
Meet once a week for six weeks with other teens who love to read. Free pizza and a chance to talk book with other teen readers. Grades 9-12, fall 2015. Registration required.  

2015-07-30; 7:00  pm - 7:45  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: All Ages
Thursday, July 30 @ 7 pm An entertaining magic show for all ages.  

2015-07-30; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Stories and more for all ages!  All-Ages Storytime
This program is designed for ages 2 - 5 years but all are welcome!  Includes stories, songs, rhymes, and simple sign language.  Registration not required.  

2015-07-30; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: All Ages
Do you know how to recognize and get help for an anaphylactic reaction?  

The Allergy Advocacy Association will be presenting a free informational session on anaphylaxis. They will provide you with an evidence-based approach to identifying, diagnosing, assessing, and managing anaphylaxis in order to prevent death from severe allergy reactions. Throughout the presentation, they will allow time to answer all of your questions.   

Registration is requested for this program. Please click here, or call the Science Division at 585-428-8110.  

Out of consideration for attendees who may have food allergies, no food will be permitted during this program.


2015-07-30; 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. Summer series begins June 25 and continues weekly through July 30. No registration needed.  

2015-07-30; 3:30  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
Kids can play some very fun board games every Thursday during July and August at 3:30 pm.  

2015-07-30; 3:30  pm - 4:30  pm
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 9 yrs. - And Up
Learn the basics and make small projects. Yarn and hooks provided. Registration required.  

2015-07-30; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Brighton Memorial Library - Friends Learning Center
Age Level: Child -- 6 yrs. - And Up
Learn about search and rescue dogs aid rescue efforts in a variety of different situations, where they help, and how they learn to become an S&R hero, and meet a Massasauga Search and Rescue Team dog hero. Ages 6 and up with a caregiver. Sponsored by FRIENDS OF BML.  

2015-07-30; 11:00  am - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Hands on activities will be provided to explore a different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concept each day.  Have fun and learn about the world at the same time. Zoom to the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County on Thursdays July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, and 13 to explore the world with hands on activities. Exploration Station will be open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm we will provide materials for parents and children to learn about different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) concepts. All material will be provided, while supplies last. Summer Learning Exploration Station is sponsored by WXXI's American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to help local communities across America keep more students on the path to graduation. For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150.

2015-07-30; 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,

2015-07-30; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Ogden Farmers' Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs.
Rochester nurses have made an impact on the profession from the earliest days.  Kathleen Britton of the Rochester Medical Museum & Archives will share some shining examples with us. This presentation is the second in a series of three local history lectures on the topic of medicine. Registration appreciated but not required.

2015-07-30; 10:30  am - 11:15  am
Highland Branch
Age Level: Child -- 12 mos. - 4 yrs.
Join Ms. Sarah in Highland Park for stories, rhymes, songs and more! recommended for children ages 1 to 4 years old, siblings welcome. Rain location: Highland Branch library's children's room.  

2015-07-30; 2:30  pm - 3:30  pm
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child - And Up
Bring your OWN ingredients to make a delicious smoothie. Call to 964-2320 to register.  

2015-07-30; 1:00  pm - 2:00  pm
Hamlin Public Library
Age Level: Child - And Up
The 1 pm session will use provided ingredients to make yummy snacks. Or sign up at 2:30 and bring your OWN ingredients to make a delicious smoothie. Call to register  

2015-07-30; 3:30  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Teen -- 10 yrs. - 16 yrs.
Tweens and teens, spend time with friends while making some impressive crafts! Today we'll be making tabletop lanterns! Space is limited so please call 428-8248 to register!  

2015-07-30; 6:30  pm - 7:30  pm
Henrietta Public Library - Teen Corner
Age Level: Teen
Enjoy knitting with other teen knerds.   Knit Knerds Teen Knitting Club
Enjoy knitting with other teen knerds. Meeting in the Teen Corner @ HPL every Thursday from 6:30-7:30 pm.  Bring your own supplies. Drop-ins welcome. For ages 10-18.

2015-07-30; 11:00  am - 12:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Story Tower
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Children going into grades K-5 are welcome to join us for some Lego building fun. Registration required.  

2015-07-30; 2:00  pm - 2:30  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Child
Every superhero should have a cape. Here's your chance to decorate one with fabric markers. Registration required.  

2015-07-30; 7:00  am - 8:00  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: All Ages
Don Kruszka will bring to life this classic fairy tale featuring a feisty feline, with an opportunity to explore the puppets after the show!  For children of all ages and families. Registration is required and begins July 20. Click here to register.

2015-07-30; 11:30  am - 12:15  pm
Winton Branch - CHILDREN'S ROOM
Age Level: All Ages -- 5 yrs. - 13 yrs.
OMNIPRESENT THEATER PRESENTS THE STORY ABOUT THE CRAFTY CAT AND HIS WORK TO FURTHER THE INTERESTS OF HIS MASTER.  No registration required. For more information, please call the library at 428-8204 during business hours. Our hours are: Mon 11 am - 8 pm, Tues - Fri 11 am 6 pm, Sat 11 am - 2 pm.

2015-07-30; 6:30  pm - 7:15  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: All Ages
Rattlesnake Red brings his guitar, harmonica, and puppet pal Hubert the-hillbilly-hound-dog, to sing and clown his way into your heart. This show has lots of audience participation!  A family program, and registration is required for all attendees. 

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