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Get a Great Deal on Books and More!

Get ready to get a great deal at the Friends of Henrietta Library Semi-Annual Used Book Sale! The book sale is open to the public 2-8 Thursday, May 4, 12-5 Friday, May 5, and 10-5 Saturday, May 6. Members of the Friends are invited to shop at the Friends Nite sale from 4-6:30 on Wednesday, May 3. Not a Friend yet?…

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Check Out the Rec Department's Summer Programs

The Henrietta Recreation Department recently released their Summer Parks and Recreation brochure. They're well-known for their excellent programming and have added several exciting new options this summer -- Kiddyoga, Cirque Camp 101, Archery, Youth Flag Rugby, Yoga in the Park, and lots more. To learn more about these programs, see the summer concert-in-the-park schedule, and find out what's happening at…

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Discover New Worlds!

I am a space nerd. I love space documentaries, books, exhibits, and movies. So when I heard about the Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project, I was thrilled. This project gives the public an opportunity to discover a new planet! Astronomers believe that there is a large, undiscovered planet in the far reaches of our solar…

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Try Out the SAT Test

Take an official, full-length practice test from College Board, the makers of the SAT. It's a perfect way to see how you will do on the SAT with real testing conditions. Bring a calculator and two #2 pencils. This class for students in grades 9-12 is offered by Chariot Learning and is offered on Saturday, April 29 from 10-1:30. Read More

Build a Wardrobe You Will Actually Use and Love

Since having my son, I’ve been going through my whole closet and realizing I have nothing to wear. In an effort to redo my wardrobe, I stumbled upon the idea of a capsule wardrobe. The idea is to have a core set of basic clothing pieces that will last several years, is adaptable for different seasons and trends, and can…

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Sneak in a Quick Workout With ...

I am a fairly avid runner, but I am also a mom of a small child who can’t be left on her own in the morning time. So on days when I can’t squeeze in a run before my husband leaves for work, I do free yoga classes that I find on YouTube. One of my favorites is Read More

A Visit with Super-heroine of the Women's Suffrage Movement

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote in New York State by meeting Antoinette Brown Blackwell as portrayed by accomplished Rochester actress Betty Miller. Antoinette, born in Henrietta, worked tirelessly to improve women's status in society and used her religious faith to expand women's rights. At 95 years old, she was the last of the original…

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