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Make the Season Magical with Music!

Hammered dulcimer artist Mitzie Collins and harpist Roxanne Ziegler will delight you with the sound of their many magic strings! These respected and popular musicians bring alive the music of both the joyful celebration and the holy hush of the season in a concert you'll long treasure. Please join us at 7pm in our Community Room on Thursday, December 19. Read Article

Art Opening and Dedication on December 14

Join us for the dedication of the paintings Prequel, Sequel, and Plot Twist in memory of Albert J. Cesare, Jr. in our second floor Reading Room. All are welcome, and family, friends, and the artist, Dave Pollot, will be in attendance along with special guest, TR Henri. Refreshments will be served. This special event takes place on Saturday, December 14 from 1:30-2:30…

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Henrietta Public Library Trustee Position Open

Would you like to help make decisions for your library's future? Would you like to have a voice in charting the direction of your library? If yes, consider serving your community as a library trustee. You may submit your resume for consideration to the library director by mailing it in, dropping it off during open hours, or emailing it to…

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Ready, Set, Shop with Consumer Reports Magazine

Would you like to get some product recommendations before you head out to take advantage of holiday sales? Access Consumer Reports online with your library card to find ratings and reviews from the magazine and related videos. Go to, hover over the Downloads button, click on Databases, scroll down to Consumer Reports, log in with your library card number, and…

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Hammered Dulcimer Concert Performed by "Part Time"

"Part Time" is a group of five hammered dulcimer players who meet regularly to play together, exploring different types of music (ranging from folk to hymns, popular to oldies, show tunes to old time, Irish to English, old to new, and even Christmas) and fleshing out tunes with various parts and sometimes different instruments. Fortunately for us, they’re sharing that…

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Begin the Festivities with Banjos!

Popular and accomplished banjo musicians Drew Frech and Becky Schneider are returning to HPL to get us in the holiday spirit! They’ll perform their ultimate banjo favorites and seasonal holiday selections and will take requests from our library patrons, too! These concerts are always entertaining and fun-filled and we’re excited to share them with you. Enjoy this fabulous concert on Tuesday,…

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Our Thanksgiving Hours

The library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27 and will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Discover Solutions to Reverse Global Warming with Project Drawdown

Feeling confused, have questions, or are you completely overwhelmed regarding the impact of climate change? Learn about a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming from Project Drawdown – a scientific study that identified 100 solutions that, together, could actually reverse global warming by 2050. These solutions encompass the energy we use, the food we eat, and the cities we live…

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Show Your Multicultural Santas!

During December, we would like to have a santa display in our new display cases. We have a staff member who collects the jolly fellow. However, we were wondering if anyone has some multicultural santas they would like to add to the display. The cases stay locked so the borrowed santas would be safe. We would like to display the…

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