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Preserving the Stories of the Vietnam War: A Special WXXI Preview and Panel Discussion
8/17/2017 11:44:45 AM

Vietna The Vietnam War, a new 10-part documentary series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere on WXXI-TV on Sunday, September 17. Please join the Central Library and WXXI-TV on Wednesday, September 13th from 6-8 pm for a special preview of the film, followed by a panel discussion and community conversation exploring how Americans remember the war and what local groups and individuals are doing to preserve the stories from the war era.

In conjunction with this event, please visit our "Vietnam War and the Rochester Connection" exhibit on display now in the Science & History Division.

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Talk Saves Lives: Suicide Prevention in September
8/4/2017 8:49:14 AM

Suicide preventionSeptember is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. MCLS Libraries and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention are teaming up to bring you the MCLS wide program, "Talk Saves Lives: A Brief Introduction to Suicide Prevention". Learn the warning signs and risks of suicide, and how together we can prevent it. See a full list of participating libraries, dates and times of events and how to register below. 

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Mobile Printing Now Available through the Central Library
7/11/2017 8:16:39 AM

Mobile PrintingThe Central Library is very happy to announce that we are now able to offer Mobile Printing. What does this mean? Anyone can print from any personal laptop, computer or mobile device to the library's public printers using an internet connection. The job will stay available for 72 hours after submission, and can be picked up during normal business hours. Printing charges will be the same as if you are inside the library - BW .20 / COLOR .50 per page. Attached you will see instructions on how to access the mobile print service using 3 different methods - a website, an app, or by email.

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Summer Reading for a Cause at the Irondequiot Library
7/6/2017 4:22:19 PM ghjk

The Irondequoit Library's Summer Library Club for Adults is partnering with Saint's Place, a local charity that furnishes apartments for Rochester refugees with all items necessary to create a home.

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Glimpses of Greece Photo Contest
5/30/2017 1:35:45 PM

Photo ContestDo 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 Greece”?

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.

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Wednesday, August 23:

Kiva Application Assistance - Central Library

ACT Practice Test - Gates Public Library

Basic Computer Class - Charlotte Branch

Basic Excel - Central Library

Family Movie Fun - Charlotte Branch

Garden Wednesdays - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

LEGO Club - Monroe Branch

Lord of the Rings Card Game - Fairport Public Library

Make Your Own Herbal Teas - Pittsford Community Library

Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics - Pittsford Community Library

Poetry Club - Frederick Douglass Community Library

Read with Seymour - Brockport-Seymour Library

Read with Seymour - Brockport-Seymour Library

Resume Roundtable - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Story Time with Ms. Rosa - Lincoln Branch

Tech Tutor - Wednesday - Brockport-Seymour Library

Time for Tots - Gates Public Library

Welcome to Kindergarten Storytime - Brighton Memorial Library

Wild Wii Wednesday - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Write it & Read it - Parma Public Library


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