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Be My Neighbor Day comes to the Central Library
5/12/2017 11:33:42 AM

NeighborWXXI, along with the Monroe County Library System and Rochester City School District, will host Be My Neighbor Day at the Central Library (115 South Avenue) on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 11 am to 3 pm. The event will be full of hands-on learning activities, opportunities to do kind acts for others, meet and greets with local community helpers, and a special visit from Daniel Tiger of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood.

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Teen Bookmark Contest
5/1/2017 9:28:05 AM

Teen Bookmark ContestWant to be famous and have your artwork seen by thousands? The Greece Public Library is hosting a bookmark contest for all Monroe County teens. Two winners will be selected from each of the following age groups: 12-15 and 16-19. Winners receive a Greece Public Library prize basket and 10 copies of their bookmark. 

Winning designs will be printed and distributed at the library this summer. Your name will be on the finished bookmark. Hurry! Deadline is May 30, 2017.

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OverDrive Cancels Nook Periodicals
4/3/2017 3:55:19 PM

OverDriveOverdrive 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 newspapers.

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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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Saturday, May 27:

Adult Craft: Spring Earrings - Gates Public Library

Book To Screen: The Bridge To Terabithia - Central Library

Family Movie Fun - Charlotte Branch

Learn to Make a Button Brooch - Central Library

Pokémon Trainers Club - Ogden Farmers' Library

Story Time - Arnett Branch

Story Walk Paint Days - Phillis Wheatley Community Library

Take and Make Crafts - Gates Public Library

Think Genealogy It's Saturday: Read All About It…Newspapers - Central Library

Volunteer Orientation - Ogden Farmers' Library

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