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Library
Date
Category
Age

All Programs and Events:

Adult Summer Reading
2017-06-12; 11:00  am  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Adult
It's time for summer reading! Read a book and then write a short review and give it to Sean for a chance to win a prize!  
TEEN SUMMER READING REGISTRATION
2017-06-26; 11:30  am - 7:00  pm
Winton Branch
Age Level: Teen -- 12 yrs. - 17 yrs.
Registration for the Winton Branch Library's summer reading program begins Monday, June 26th. Registration will continue through July but register soon. You must register to be eligible to win prizes.  Stop in during business hours to register. Our hours are: Monday 11am - 8pm, Tuesday - Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 11am - 2pm. Questions? Our phone number is 428-8204.
Adult Summer Reading
2017-07-03; 1:00  pm  
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Adult
Build a Better World with our Adult Summer Reading Program.  The theme for the 2017 Adult Summer Reading Program is “Build a Better World”. It will run from July 3 – July 29. There will be two opportunities to participate. 1. There will be a weekly raffle.  Each time you come in to the library, you may complete a raffle ticket (1 per day please).  At the end of each week, there will be a prize drawing.   2. There will also be a Scavenger Hunt that you will have 4 weeks to complete.  You will be asked to visit a number of local businesses in the South Wedge with a game board in hand, and each of them will provide you with “proof” that you were there. When you complete the game board, make sure you put your name on it, and hand it to a staff member for entry into the Grand Prize drawing at the end of the program.   
Teen Summer Reading 2017
2017-07-05; 11:00  am  
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Teen
Get a scratch-off ticket every time you read! When you check out or read a book in the library, Ms. Lynnescha or Ms. Lori will give you a scratch ticket. Instant winners get to pick a prize from the prize box. Non instant-winners will be entered into the grand prize drawing for a 16GB Kindle or Walmart Gift card. Grand prize drawings will be on Friday, August 11 at 3pm.  
Adult Summer Reading Program
2017-07-10; 12:00  am  
Central Library - Ending Reception will be August 23 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Rundel Arts Room
Age Level: Adult
Discover some fantastic books, meet other book lovers, and have a chance to win prizes!  The theme of this year's summer reading program is "Build a Better World Through Reading." Read an adult level book (here's a LIST of recommended titles,) fill in an entry form to be entered into a drawing by clicking HERE. Connect with other Rochester readers, if you'd like to, by joining the facebook group @Roccentrallibrary. There will be a reception with refreshments, door prizes, and drawings for a Kindle Fire and a Barnes and Noble gift card on August 23 in the Rundel Arts Room from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. If you have any questions, call he Arts and Literature Division at 585-428-8380.
 
Around the World in 4 Movies
2017-07-21; 1:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: All Ages
Come in from the heat and travel the world with movies set in different countries. Popcorn and drinks provided. This month we will be watching KUBO.  
Guided Exhibit Tours of "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State"
2017-07-21; 1:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Harold Hacker Hall
Age Level: All Ages
Join us for guided tours of "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State."  In honor of the arrival of VoteTilla and Rochester transforming into Suffragist City, guided tours of the exhibit "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State" will be available at 1PM, 2PM, 3PM, 4PM. 
Make & Take
2017-07-21; 1:00  pm - 4:00  pm
Central Library - Children's Center
Age Level: Child -- 3 yrs. - And Up
Fun new project every week!  Friday is Craft day in the Children’s Center of the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County. Come create a new project every week anytime between 1:00 and 4:00pm while supplies last. Dates are Fridays July 21, 28, August 4, and 11. For more information, please call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 
Cupcake Decorating
2017-07-22; 2:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Teen -- 9 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Decorate summer-themed cupcakes with ingredients and instructions supplied.  Registration is required and limited to 20.
Exhibit Open House
2017-07-22; 10:00  am - 5:00  pm
Central Library - Harold Hacker Hall
Age Level: All Ages
Celebrate Suffragist City with a special open house of the exhibit "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State," open to the public.  Celebrate Suffragist City with a special open house of the exhibit "Because of Women Like Her...Winning the Vote in New York State," open to the public.
Family Movie Fun
2017-07-22; 11:00  am  
Charlotte Branch - Children's Room
Age Level: All Ages
We'll be showing a family-friendly movie and making popcorn! Please call 428-8248 for the movie title.  
Kidz and Crafts
2017-07-22; 12:45  pm - 1:15  pm
Phillis Wheatley Community Library
Age Level: Child
Create magic and fun!  
Library Breakout Night
2017-07-22; 7:00  pm - 9:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Teen
Teamwork and cooperation, wits and imagination - use your skills to break free in our unique version of the escape room game. Decipher clues, solve puzzles ... can you be the first to escape? Refreshments and prizes. *REGISTRATION REQUIRED  
Story Time
2017-07-22; 1:00  pm  
Arnett Branch
Age Level: Child
Come join us for some great stories at the Arnett Branch Children’s Room! Story Times at the Arnett Branch Library take place at 11:15 am on every Tuesday and 1:00 pm on every Saturday that the library is open.  
Take and Make Crafts
2017-07-22; 10:00  am - 5:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 2 yrs. - And Up
Do you love to make things? Every month our Librarians put out bags filled with instructions and supplies to make a new craft. This month's crafts for children is "Crepe Paper Campfire" and for teens we have a "Tic Tac Toe Board". Adults can pick up a zentangle page!  Take one home and make something special!  
4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Learning Series
2017-07-24; 2:15  pm - 3:00  pm
Frederick Douglass Community Library
Age Level: Child
Learn how anyone can be a scientist, engineer, athlete and more during the 4-H Summer STEM learning series! Suggested for grades 4-8, no registration required.  
Citizen Science: eBird
2017-07-24; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Webster Public Library - Meeting Room
Age Level: Adult
Come learn about the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird program! Learn how you can participate by recording your bird sightings, and join a global community of citizen scientists contributing critical data to the project.  
Baby Story Time
2017-07-24; 9:30  am - 10:00  am
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Babies from birth to 2 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.  Children can interact with each other while parents gain new songs, stories, and literacy skills to share with their children.  No registration.  
BabyTime
2017-07-24; 10:30  am - 11:00  am
Irondequoit Public Library
Age Level: Child -- 0 mos. - 2 yrs.
Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby's literacy through songs, rhymes, and stories. Then there will be time for play and socializing. No registration necessary.  
Manage Low Back Pain
2017-07-24; 7:00  pm - 8:00  pm
Gates Public Library
Age Level: Adult
Join Physical therapist, Mike Dix of GVPT in a discussion on some of the causes of low back pain and how physical therapy treatment options can help manage this sometimes debilitating condition.  Registration is recommended. 
Begin With a Bang!
2017-07-24; 10:00  am - 11:00  am
Chili Public Library - Ireland Room
Age Level: All Ages
Each week this summer has a different theme, so come kick off each Monday with us!  No registration required.
Beginning Internet
2017-07-24; 12:00  pm - 1:00  pm
Central Library - First Floor Learning Lab of the Bausch & Lomb Building.
Age Level: Adult
Learn about using the internet through guided visits to several websites.  Course requires knowledge of mouse use. Call 428-8020 to register for a class. 
Beginning Knitting - Felted Bag
2017-07-24; 1:00  pm - 3:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: All Ages -- 8 yrs. - And Up
Beginning Knitting: Felted Bag - MULTIGENERATIONAL SESSION - knitting with your older or younger special person. Sign up as a 2 party team and each of you learn to knit and purl, cast on and bind off. A bit about bag size and handle style. Felting hides errors and is the perfect useful project for new knitters. *REGISTRATION REQUIRED  
Build a Better Plate with the Storybook Cook
2017-07-24; 10:30  am - 11:30  am
Central Library - Kate Gleason Auditorium
Age Level: Child
Join the Storybook Cook for a couple of good stories and make (and eat!) some fun food creations.  Liz Bauld, the Storybook Cook, is coming to help kids make some fun and nutritious goodies to eat. We will read a food related story or two, and then make (and eat!) some delicious treats. In the process, we will learn a little something about good nutrition. The fun starts at 10:30am on Monday, July 24 in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library. The free program, entitled Build a Better Plate, will have a wide appeal to families with kids of all ages; as usual, all materials will be provided while they last. (Don’t worry; we have lots and lots of supplies!) For more information, call the Children’s Center at 428-8150. 
CCSI - Health Insurance Assistance
2017-07-24; 4:30  pm - 8:00  pm
Brockport-Seymour Library
Age Level: Adult
The purpose of the program is to provide one-on-one assistance for individuals and families enrolling in health insurance through the NY State health Marketplace. Our Navigator, Renita Moore, will met with 7 individuals per session. *Registration Required call 585-613-7662 for an appointment.  
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