The Opioid Crisis: A Community Discussion
6/16/2017 12:55:48 PM
us for a panelist discussion about the opioid epidemic has been deemed a public
health emergency. The Rochester Public Library and the Gates Public Library
will host a panel discussion with representatives from local law enforcement,
experts in physiology and psychology and advocates of the addiction community.
Glimpses of Greece Photo Contest
5/30/2017 1:35:45 PM
Do you have a passion for digital photography? Do you take
pride in your town? The Town of Greece contains over 764 acres of park land, 8
miles of Lake Ontario shoreline and 17 parks. What is your favorite “Glimpse of
Attend a photography workshop at the library. Get inspired
by checking out the latest photography library books. Use your new skills to
enter the 3rd Annual Glimpses of Greece Photography Contest. Contest
and workshops are for adults and youth ages 13 and older, and are sponsored by
the Friends of the Greece Public Library.
Call for Entries: 2017 Art of the Book
5/30/2017 2:42:09 PM
The Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County is seeking artists
for our 7th Annual Juried Artist and Altered Books Exhibit: "Art of the
Book". We will be accepting entry applications through July 12, 2017. The exhibit will be displayed in our BRAND NEW exhibit space November 1st
through January 8th. We hope to see you and your work there. Applicants may apply HERE.
OverDrive Cancels Nook Periodicals
4/3/2017 3:55:19 PM
Overdrive is discontinuing their Nook
periodicals platform. As a result, as our subscriptions expire (the
bulk of our titles expire on April 8), we will lose access to many of
our digital magazine and newspaper titles. Overdrive is working on a new digital magazine platform, but is not yet ready to launch it. We regret any inconvenience this has
caused customers. We realize that this has been a very popular service
and we are looking at alternate sources for digital magazines and
Libraryweb.org gets a NEW look
1/24/2017 1:25:14 PM
The Monroe County Library System launched a new website Friday, January 20, 2017 (www.libraryweb.org). The new layout provides better and easier access to the system's collections, services and electronic resources, including a new mobile-friendly design.