Recent News

Great deals on used books

The Friends of the Henrietta Public Library will hold their semiannual used book sale from Wednesday, April 29-Saturday, May 2 in the community room. Friends Nite, April 29 from 4-6:30, is for members of Friends of HPL.  $5 memberships are available at the door. The sale is open to the public on April 30 from 2-8, May 1 from 12-5,…

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Upcoming Library Board Meetings

Our Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting in the library on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30pm to discuss the possibility of forming a foundation. Our next regularly scheduled board meeting will be on Wedesday, May 13 at 5:30pm, also in the library. All board meetings are open to the public. You can sign up to receive library…

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More Good Reads from Staff Members

Ellen Siegel (Substitute Clerk)

So Anyway by John CleeseCleese's autobiography is beautifully written and Ellen was impressed with his intelligence as well as his marvelous sense of humor. 

Not My Father's Son by Alan CummingCumming's memoir about his very difficult childhood reveals a sensitive man who is much different than the roles he portrays.

Cathy Lathrop (Children's Clerk)

Gracefully Grayson by…

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Podcasts We Love

Several of us on staff listen to podcasts and love to talk about them, so we thought we'd share some of our favorites with you.

The Adventure ZoneThree adult brothers and their father play Dungeons and Dragons together. Hilarity ensues. It’s silly, light, and enjoyable even for people who have never played D&D.

The BugleComedians John Oliver (from Last…

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If You Like Serial

It’s been two months since the Serial podcast ended, and there’s no date in sight for season two. If you have a Serial-shaped hole in your life, here are a few podcasts, movies, television shows, and books that might fill the space.


Love + Radio“From PRX’s Radiotopia, Nick van der Kolk’s Love + Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced…

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