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Presenting the 8th annual Greater Rochester Teen Read, October 23-27, 2017
10/12/2017 2:54:53 PM

GRTRLibrarians across the Monroe County Library System are encouraging teens and adults to read books by the same young adult novelist for our 8th Annual Greater Rochester Teen Read (GRTR)! This year we are excited to announce the award winning author Paul Griffin as the headline attraction.

GRTR is an event focused on encouraging all of the community to read the same book. Many copies of the author's books are available at libraries across Monroe County. The author will be visiting for two public events at the Central Library on October 25th at 4 pm and the Greece Public Library on October 26th at 7 pm.

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Fall Story-time at your Local MCLS Library
9/19/2017 3:54:52 PM

StorytimeAre you looking for some fun FREE activities to do with your child during the day? Why not check out one of our many fun and FREE story times going on at local MCLS Libraries.

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Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State An Exhibition at the Central Library
8/17/2017 4:09:54 PM

WomenThis year marks the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in New York State. To commemorate this historic milestone, the Rochester Public Library has teamed up with local museums, universities, and historical organizations to create a community-wide exhibition exploring Rochester's role in the woman suffrage and women's rights movements of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Come learn about this history among an eclectic mix of rare artifacts like Susan B. Anthony's dress, Martha Matilda Harper's prototype for the original salon shampoo chair, a Bloomer outfit, a variety of suffrage banners, pendants, flyers, and so much more!

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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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