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MCLS Mobile
3/28/2017 1:39:17 PM

MCLS1The Monroe County Library System is transitioning from its current MCLS Mobile app (powered by Boopsie) to TLC’s CARL-Connect Discovery mobile web product and a new branded app MCLS TO GO. 

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Penfield Public Library Hosts Spring Into Arts Celebration
2/15/2017 2:28:27 PM

Spring FestOnce again Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Road, is honored to host its 16th annual “Spring Into Arts” celebration. A variety of special cultural activities and programs for all ages are planned throughout the month of March and extending into mid April. Highlighting the arts-focused calendar of events will be a visit from Clifford the dog on March 10-11, appearances by the Roc City Ringers, Nazareth College Story Band, Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann (Irish Musicians Association), a demonstration of Ukrainian Easter Egg decorating, a talk by the Opera Guild of Rochester, a play reading series, art lectures, and book talks. For a complete listing of “Spring Into Arts” programming, please visit the Penfield library website, stop in at the library, or register online at

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1/24/2017 1:25:14 PM

WebsiteNewThe Monroe County Library System launched a new website Friday, January 20, 2017 ( The new layout provides better and easier access to the system's collections, services and electronic resources, including a new mobile-friendly design.

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Central Library Extends Evening Hours
2/20/2017 9:24:27 AM

Hours Beginning in 2017, the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County will be offering extended evening hours two nights a week. 

The hours will begin on January 4th

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Thursday, March 30:

All-Ages Storytime on Thursdays - Henrietta Public Library

Baby & Toddler Story Time - Ogden Farmers' Library

Baby Storytime on Thursdays - Henrietta Public Library

BabyTime - Irondequoit Public Library

Basic Computer Class - Lincoln Branch

Basic Word - Central Library

Classic Book Discussion "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett - Irondequoit Public Library

Explore Your Imagination with the Whole Family - Chili Public Library

Get in the Game - Frederick Douglass Community Library

Let's Hear it for the Ladies Storytime - Gates Public Library

Lego Club - Ogden Farmers' Library

Country Line Dance Lessons with Bob Williams - Henrietta Public Library

Minecraft for Tweens - Henrietta Public Library

Pajama Storytime - Chili Public Library

Poetry Oasis: Unwind at Noontime - Central Library

Power Down Thursdays - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Preschool Open House - Irondequoit Public Library

DROP-IN PRESCHOOL STORYTIME - Brighton Memorial Library

READ TO LILY - Brighton Memorial Library

Simply Stories - Chili Public Library

Story Time Stars - Pittsford Community Library

Story Time with Mrs. Otto or Miss. Amy - Irondequoit Public Library

Storytime - Frederick Douglass Community Library

Storytime - Parma Public Library

Take and Make Crafts - Gates Public Library

TASC Prep - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Tech Help - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Tech Tutor - Frederick Douglass Community Library

Teen Improv Troupe - Brockport-Seymour Library

Thursday Night Story Hour - Hamlin Public Library

Preschool Storytime - Fairport Public Library

Preschool Storytime - Fairport Public Library

Preschool Storytime - Fairport Public Library

Baby Storytime - Fairport Public Library

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