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Everyone Loves a Festival

Two great free festivals to check out this month are the Lilac Festival and the Teen Book Festival. The Lilac Festival runs from May 12-21st from 10:30 am to 8:30 pm daily in Highland Park. There is something for everyone to do, between exploring the beautiful flowers, eating the delicious food, checking out Art in…

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I Heart NY!

Last week, a friend and I were talking about where we would live if we were going to relocate. Probably due to a craving for sunshine, we both mentioned San Diego as one of our most desired locations! After more dreaming, we agreed that New York has a lot to offer. I decided that Skaneateles appealed to me and she…

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Getting Your Personal Finances in Order

I'm a big fan of keeping my financials organized so that I don't have to worry about them and can instead focus on more fun things like my son! In the process of trying to organize my finances, I decided that I wanted to get rid of as much paper clutter as possible and try and keep everything in one…

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Thanks, Friends!

The Friends of Henrietta Library spring book sale was a spectacular success! The sale raised $2,300 which will be used to fund special library projects and promote reading and the use of our library. We are so grateful to the Friends for their enthusiastic and tireless support of the library, and to all of you who shopped.…

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Hey, Muggles!

Enter the wizarding world of Harry Potter! Join us for an after hours program of everything Harry Potter on May 12. Enjoy fun games, activities, food, and challenges to see who the biggest Harry Potter fan is! For teens in grades 6-12. Please register

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Learn How to Prepare for an Emergency

With severe weather events becoming more frequent and often more extreme, it is more important than ever that New Yorkers are prepared for disasters. The Citizen Preparedness Corps give residents the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. The training course provides an introduction to responding…

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More Characters than Twitter: Meet Alex

Alex recently joined the Henrietta Public Library team as one of our library pages! He's the typical "bad-to-the-bone" bad-boy who openly admits to once jay-walking in New York City. His evil genius has also led him to attend R.I.T. where he is working towards a degree in Computer Science so that he can one day become a Cyborg, "because science."…

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It’s Children’s Book Week, and …

Adrienne Furness, Library Director, and Laura Lintz, Children’s Librarian, will be guests this Wednesday, May 3, on Evan Dawson’s WXXI radio show, Connections! May 1-7 is Children’s Book Week and 2017 marks the 98th anniversary of this valuable literacy initiative dedicated to inspiring a love of reading in children and teens across America. In honor of…

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RRLC Library of the Year Winners Announced!

We are so excited to announce that Henrietta Public Library was selected Honorable Mention in the RRLC 2017 Public Library of the Year contest! Many thanks to the wonderful people who nominated us! We appreciate the warmth and gratitude expressed in your comments. Learn more about the contest winners here

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