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Novels Our Staff Recommends

If you're looking for a good novel, try one of these suggestions from our staff:

Annalise Ammer, Children's Librarian

Big Little Lies by Liane MoriartyAnnalise calls it "funny and mysterious."

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline "Fascinating--sucks you in. Super-detailed."

Lynn Neill, Clerk Extraordinaire

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult Lynn says it's different. Delicious! by Ruth Reichl "Interesting, funny."

Virgina Cooper, Adult…

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Meet New Board Member Timothy Chapman

Timothy Chapman grew up on the West Side of Rochester, attending various schools in the Greece and Churchville-Chili school districts. As a youth, he would preview and recommend young adult books for his grandmother, the head librarian for the Ogden Farmers’ Library and the Church librarian for the Spencerport Wesleyan Church. After graduating from Churchville-Chili High School, Tim attended college…

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For the Love of Rocks

We're excited to share with you a collection of rocks and fossils loaned to us by some local rockhounds! Erin, HPL clerk, shares some thoughts on the reasons people collect rocks.

"Why do people collect rocks? There are as many reasons for this hobby (passion) as there are rock hounds in the world. Children start gathering treasures following in their family’s…

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Stamp Collecting is fun, educational, stimulating

Stop by the stamp exhibit in our display case and you'll get an idea why stamp collectors are fascinated by stamps! This traveling collection is presented by the Rochester Philatelic Association. It is compiled from several members' personal collections. There are samples of stamps from many categories. We hope you enjoy looking at all the beautiful stamps from around the…

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New Year's Hours

We're open New Year's Eve until 5:00pm, and then we'll be closed New Year's Day. We are looking forward to resuming normal hours on Friday, January 2 and wishing you all happy reading in 2015!

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