Recent News


Terry, a member of HPL staff, has been collecting santas for over forty years. Most of her santas have been gifts from family and friends. She has over one hundred santas and santa related items. The santas range in size from 1/2" to about 12" and are made of cloth, wood, ceramics, metal, and paper. Terry has chosen a few…

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Gift Basket Fundraiser a Huge Success!

We are excited to announce the winners of our 2014 Gift Basket Fundraiser!

The winners of the 23 gift baskets are Anne Schmidlin, Carol Carmel, Susan Guppy, Annette Cohen, JoAnne Hackett, Kelly W., Sue Rausch, Christine Hayden, T. Sarchet, Sue Delmonica, L. Torres, Karen and Len Webber, Kay Faucher, Rae Ann Gathinger, Elaine Johnson, Sue Rose, Amy B., Merle Ferris, Karla…

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Serve on the Library Board

We are currently in the process of looking for a new member to join our Board of Trustees starting in January 2015. Our board exists to ensure that library services remain strong and evolve to fit the needs of our community. If that sounds exciting to you, see our announcement for more information about duties and applying, and…

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Many Thanks to Our Wonderful Friends

Our Friends group made over $2000 at their used book sale last week! Thank you so much to our tireless and hardworking Friends, and thank you to all of you who support them and their sales. Our Friends make so much possible for our community. In the last year, they've given a great deal of funding for our pop-up libraries,…

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Pizza, Crafts, and a Focus Group!

In an effort to continuously improve our services for young children and their families, we are holding a focus group for caregivers in November. We will provide pizza for everyone and crafts for the kids. Caregivers will be asked what services and programs for young children they would like to see at Henrietta Public Library. We hope you will join…

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We're Open on Columbus Day!

Yes, we are open normal hours on Columbus Day, 10:00am-9:00pm. We want to be here so everyone who has the day off--or doesn't--can stop in, stay a while, and take some things home. Time off is better with a good book to read!

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It's Time...

for the Friends of HPL Semi-annual Used Book Sale!!  Take advantage of amazing prices October 8-11. 

Friends Nite will be on Wednesday, October 8 from 4-6:30 pm. During that time, members of Friends of HPL can shop.  New members are always welcome.  You can even get your $5 membership at the door on Friends Nite and shop then! 

The sale is open…

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Delightful Display of Henrietta Quilt Club Crafts

Stop in to the library during October to see the amazing variety of crafts exhibited by the Henrietta Quilt Club! This annual exhibit of bright and colorful creations is very popular and fun to look at. You’ll be filled with admiration as you view these crafts. You might even be inspired to try a new craft yourself!


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Enter Our Gift Basket Drawing!

Henrietta Public Library is holding a gift basket drawing in October!  We have 23 gift baskets containing numerous delightful items created and donated by library staff and patrons as well as gift cards for local merchants. Tickets are $1/1 ticket, $5/8 tickets, and $10/20 tickets.  In addition, there will be 8 second prize winners who will receive library-themed gift bags.…

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Dick Flaherty, Impressionistic Realist from Honeoye Falls

We are honored to have the opportunity to exhbit in our display case the beautiful art created by Dick Flaherty. Mr. Flaherty was born in Rochester, New York in 1931. He lived in the quiet suburb of Rush for many years. He was interested in art during grammar school, but did not start studying painting until adulthood. He practiced his…

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