Recent News

Mission Statement

At last night's Board Meeting, our Board of Trustees officially adopted our new mission statement:

Henrietta Public Library: where our community connects, discovers, and learns.

This is part of a larger process that began with the survey we did last summer and will end with a strategic plan that will help us evolve with our community and the world in the…

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Library Page Job Announcement

We are currently looking for someone to join our team in this entry-level position. Our pages shelve materials, keep the library tidy and organized, and perform minor clerical tasks. The successful candidate will primarily be discharging, sorting, and shelving materials on our busiest mornings.

Our staff:

Loves to learn. Takes pride in providing excellent customer service. Is energetic, cooperative, flexible, pleasant, and eager to…

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Toddler Dance Party

Toddlers and Preschoolers are invited to come dance their sillies out this Saturday, March 9th at 10:30am.  The program includes music, bells, shakers, and bubbles!

No registration required.

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Library Board Meeting Agenda for March 13

March 13, 2013 at 6:15 p.m.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES – February 13, 2013




Expense Control Report Revenue Report Payment Library Bills Trustee Gift Fund Trustee Endowment Friends Account Statement/Book Sale Report




Conflict of Interest Statement Benefits for Part-Timers Review of the Incident/Injury Procedure



Mission/Vision Statements Rosanne Rosella, Library Clerk Review Personnel Policy Staff Day Lunch



Annual report to Community – presentation to Board Review Bodily Fluid Procedure Review Collection Development Policy/Computer…

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The World in Paper

Enjoy The World in Paper exhibit in our display case!  This exhibit is contributed by Kurt D. Ruckdeschel who shared the following information about his collection.

I began collecting and constructing architectural models six years ago.  The models come from Europe: mostly Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, and France.  I have always wanted to travel in Europe, so I did the next…

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New Cart

Yesterday, we put out a new cart with a basket and a seat that we hope will make it easier for all of the community to use our library, including those who have mobility issues. If you stop in and use it, be sure to let us know what you think!


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St. Patrick's Day Drawing

Enter for a chance to take Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy home for your St. Patrick's Day Celebration!  Buy 1 ticket for $1 or 6 tickets for $5.  The drawing will be held Thursday,March 14th.  All proceeds will benefit the Henrietta Public Library Children's Area.




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eTravel Planning

Last year, I sold my house and got a new job (this one!), so I wound up not taking any vacations, which was a bummer. To make up for it, I'm currently planning several trips--a visit with family and friends out West, a business trip to Chicago, a week with friends in the Outer Banks, and a quick jaunt to…

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1040 Instruction Booklets Have Arrived

Copies of the Federal Tax Form 1040 Instruction Booklet have finally arrived! Come and pick up the forms you need at the Henrietta Public Library. If we don't have a certain form you can always ask the person at the Reference Desk to print out a copy for you. All copies printed at the Reference Desk are .20 per page.

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