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Holiday Week at the Library!

Looking for some free fun during the holiday break?  We have it all here at the library!  On Friday, December 29, join us for Family Bingo at 2pm, where, just like Oprah, everyone will win a prize!  On Saturday, December 30, we will be spinning some toddler-friendly beats and reveling in confetti at our annual Noon Year’s Eve Dance Party, which will…

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TR Henri's Christmas Wish List

Library mascot, TR Henri, wrote a holiday wish list! If you're feeling generous, please consider helping to make his dreams come true! We would truly appreciate any gifts of children's scissors, crayons, and glue sticks! Thank you!

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Our Holiday Hours

The library is open this Saturday, December 23! But then we will be closed Sunday, December 24 through Tuesday, December 26 for the Christmas holiday. During the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, we're having Family Bingo, a Noon Year's Eve Dance Party, and special Holiday Week Storytimes, and you're invited! Check our online calendar and…

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Watch a Classic Movie this Christmas

Tim Burton's popular film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, will be playing at the Dryden Theater at the Eastman House this holiday season. This is a classic film my family looks forward to each year, and we are definitely not passing up this chance to see it on the big screen. No one does Christmas quite like Jack Skellington…

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Barb's Books and Bears - a Vision to Behold

For the holiday season, HPL is happy to present “Books and Bears” from the collection of Barbara Granger. Once again, Barb has created a vision to behold in our display case. Come for a visit and take a peek!

 

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May Your Days be Merry and Bright

Learn all about the unlikely story of America's Christmas anthem, "White Christmas," on Sunday, December 17 from 2-4 pm at the Henrietta Historical Soceiety meeting at the Henrietta Senior Center. Michael Lasser, host of Fascinating' Rhythm, will compare this and other classic holiday songs and discuss the history and culture behind these songs. Please visit www.henriettahistoricalsociety.org for more…

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Holiday Family Fun

Attention, families! On Monday, December 18, at 7pm, we will be hosting a family-friendly Christmas-themed story-time! We will have holiday-themed songs and rhymes and a small holiday treat! The storytime will be geared to children ages 2-5, but siblings are always welcome. Please register to ensure your spot!

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Enjoy Popular Banjo Duo in Holiday Concert

Join us as we welcome back our Holiday Banjo Concert performers, Drew Frech and Becky Schneider! Drew and Becky will perform their ultimate banjo favorites along with seasonal holiday selections and requests from our library patrons. Their banjo performances are always entertaining and fun-filled. Free and open to the public.

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Home for the Holidays

While it's nice to get away for the holidays, sometimes there's less stress to just stay home and enjoy your own holiday traditions like the downtown Rochester holiday lights and the wonderful display of poinsettias at the arboretum at Highland Park. Give yourself the gift of a cozy virtual tour of some of Rochester's iconic holiday sights led by Christy…

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