Recent News

Drumming Storytime!

This morning Topher Holt from Luvaboos led us in an awesome and interactive drumming storytime.  There were lots of songs, stories, instruments, and even a few beach balls!  Check our program calendar for more fun family activites.

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January Library Board Meeting Minutes

The approved minutes from our January Library Board meeting are available here. Highlights include a report from our children's librarian, Anne Hicks, as well as the election of our 2013 slate of officers and a few policy reviews.

-Adrienne

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Attention Collectors of All Kinds!

 

Do you have an educational or artistic collection of objects that you would like to share with other patrons in our library display case?  We try to offer a wide variety of materials for people to enjoy viewing.  If you are interested, contact Erin Denham at the Henrietta Public Library at 359-7092.

 

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Nintendo DS Games!

Did you know the Henrietta Public Library now has Nintendo DS games?  Visit the Children's Room to see our growing collection of games available for check out. 

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Issuing Library Cards at RIT

Yesterday, Dacy and I went to RIT's Wallace Library to issue public library cards to students and staff. A few months ago, RIT librarian Lara Nicosia contacted me with the idea of having a library card sign up day at their library. Since their library's focus is academic materials, there isn't as much available to students looking for recreational…

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Library Card Collection

Last week, Tim Maloney contacted me to ask if I'd send him a library card to add to his collection. Tim lives in Kentucky and currently has cards from over 800 libraries in the United States and even abroad. The photo below is his collection on display at his local public library, which he visits several times a week. His…

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Minerva Campbell Literary Contest

The Minerva Campbell Awards are presented to students exhibiting literary ability. This annual prose and poetry competition is conducted for Middle School and Senior High School students attending Rush-Henrietta Central Schools and students who reside in Henrietta and attend school elsewhere.

Entries are to be submitted to the school librarian of either Rush-Henrietta¬† Middle School, the Rush-Henrietta Senior High School,…

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Girl Scouts' Knowledge of Trees on Display

Exhibited in our display case are projects completed by the Girl Scout Cadettes of Troop 60683 to earn a badge about trees. Stop in to see their awesome exhibit in the Display Case near the Circulation Desk!  Read on to find out from Cadette Riley Gastin what the scouts learned about trees and their impact on our lives.

"We are…

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Remembering Tom

This past week, we've been mourning the death of another of our dedicated volunteers, Tom Witt. Tom spent a few hours at HPL every morning, Monday through Friday, bright and early. He did the hard work of unloading our delivery totes, which involves a lot of bending and lifting, and he also mended damaged books. He was the first person…

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