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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.  

2014-10-21; 5:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Webster Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Preview Night for Friends of the Webster Public Library Book Sale.  Tuesday night will be a members only preview from 5-8:30 pm.
Wednesday & Thursday are open to all from 10 am-8:30 pm.
Friday from 10 am-5 pm & Saturday 10 am-1 pm fill a bag for $3.00 or buy one book, get one free.

2014-10-22; 6:30  pm - 8:30  pm
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: Adult -- 18 yrs. - And Up
Join us for a fun night of Harry Potter trivia and a Wizarding-themed craft!  For ages 18 and up. Space is limited! Registration is required and begins Monday, October 6. Click here to register.

2014-10-22; 6:00  pm - 7:00  pm
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Adult
Antiques expert H. Price Prazar will offer a verbal appraisal of an heirloom. A photograph of a piece of furniture is acceptable. Only one item allowed for appraisal and no rugs or firearms. Mr. Prazar has done individual appraisals since 1984 and has worked with WXXI on their Antique Road Show program.   Registration required: call 336-6060 or email

2014-10-22; 10:00  am - 10:15  am
Pittsford Community Library - Storytale Room
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books.  Story time will last 15 minutes and is followed by play time. For ages 0-2 years; siblings are welcome. No registration required.

2014-10-22; 12:00  pm - 6:00  pm
Monroe Branch
Age Level: All Ages -- Select - Select
We're celebrating Batman's birthday!! During the week of October 18-23rd, stop into the library dressed as your favorite Batman character, or wear anything Batman themed, and receive a treat!  

2014-10-22; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - Rundel Auditorium, 3rd floor, Central Library’s Rundel Building.
Age Level: Adult
Inspired by a true story: the final days of a young woman accused of murder in Iceland in 1829. Agnes, charged with the brutal murder of her former master, is sent to an isolated farm to await execution.  

Horrified at the prospect of housing a convicted murderer, the family at first avoids Agnes. Only a priest Agnes has mysteriously chosen to be her spiritual guardian, seeks to understand her. But as Agnes's death looms, the farmer's wife and their daughters learn there is another side to the sensational story they've heard.

How can one woman hope to endure when her life depends upon the stories told by others?

Refreshments will be provided. No reservations are required.

Group Moderator:  Carol Moldt
Librarian, Central’s Literature Division
For more information call 428-8375


2014-10-22; 1:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Scottsville Free Library
Age Level: All Ages
Last day! Name your price!  

2014-10-22; 5:00  pm  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
Enjoy some family time with a movie and popcorn at the library! Please call 428-8248 for the movie title.  

2014-10-22; 3:30  pm - 5:00  pm
Brighton Memorial Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child
Help get our favorite shih-tzu, Annie, ready for Halloween! Bring in or pick out your favorite Halloween story to read to Annie. Costumes are welcome! Register in the Children’s Center.  

2014-10-22; 7:00  pm - 8:30  pm
Pittsford Community Library - Fisher Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Join Marueen and Douglas Robb as they present their experience hiking, sking, and bicycling in the Alps of Austria and Northern Italy.  Maureen and Douglas Robb lived and worked in Germany from 1978-1991. During that time they often hiked, skied and bicycled in the Alps of Austria and northern Italy. They returned this year to revisit those areas as part of a Road Scholar group. This presentation documents that experience in words and pictures. Registration required.

2014-10-22; 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.  

2014-10-22; 4:30  pm - 5:30  pm
Monroe Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: Child -- 6 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Come hear a story and then build with LEGOs! We will display your completed project in the Children's Room. Younger children are welcome to hear the story and play with LEGOs with parental supervision.  

2014-10-22; 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 "Paper plate Halloween Wreath", 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! 

2014-10-22; 4:00  pm - 5:30  pm
Winton Branch - Meeting Room
Age Level: Child -- 4 yrs. - 13 yrs.
Please join us for this creative program.  We provide the supplies, you bring your imagination! Parent/caregiver must accompany children younger than 6. No registration is required.

2014-10-22; 6:30  pm - 8:30  pm
Parma Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: All Ages
Book Sale - Friends Preview - Wednesday, October 22nd from 6:30 - 8:30 pm - The public is welcome to join the Friends at the door for a $5.00 tax deductible donation.  The Parma Public Library Friends Book Sale will take place on Thursday, October 23rd from 10 am-8:30 pm, Friday, October 24th from 10 am-5:30 pm and on Saturday, October 25th from 10 am-3:30 pm with a Friends Preview happening on Wednesday, October 22nd from 6:30-8:30 pm. The public can join the friends at the door for a $5.00 tax deductible donation. For more information please call the library at 585-392-8350.

2014-10-22; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Irondequoit – McGraw Branch
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
For ages 3-5 with adult.   Enjoy some good stories and then make a craft to take home.  Registration required.  Call 336-6060 to register or stop by the circulation desk at the library. 

2014-10-22; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Lincoln Branch
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Story time for preschoolers with Children's Librarian Rosa Diaz.  

2014-10-22; 10:00  am - 10:30  am
Henrietta Public Library - Community Room
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - 6 yrs.
Stories and more for preschoolers!  Designed for 3 year olds - Kindergartners. This program includes stories, songs, rhymes, and sign language.

2014-10-22; 11:00  am - 12:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library - Duryea Room
Age Level: Adult - And Up
Join us for a discussion of Mary Roach's 'Stiff'. Copies are available at the library. Everyone is welcome!  

2014-10-22; 5:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Mendon Public Library
Age Level: Adult
One-hour, one-on-one training sessions customized to your needs: how to use Kindles, Nooks, iPads, tablets, laptops, and more. Also learn how to manage files, use software, find information on the Internet, or set-up and maintain a computer. Please call 624-6067 to register, though walk-ins are welcome if there is an opening.  

2014-10-22; 4:00  pm  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child -- 5 yrs. - 12 yrs.
Come in to do a craft, play games or watch a movie. Something different every week!  

2014-10-22; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Parma Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 2 yrs. - 5 yrs.
Join Miss Amy for stories, songs, coloring, and lots of puppets! Siblings welcome. No registration required.  

2014-10-22; 7:15  pm - 8:00  pm
Fairport Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Pre-holiday concert by Tin Dipper (formerly known as Trivium). Irish music and verse, with some Scottish flavor mixed in.  Please register to attend.

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