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Meet New Library Board Member Laura Osterhout

In January, we also welcomed new library board member Laura Osterhout! Laura grew up in the Finger Lakes and has lived NYS her whole life. She has lived and worked in many places in upstate NY, including: Albany, Brockport, Buffalo, Elmira, Rochester, and Seneca Falls. She moved to West Henrietta in 2011 with her husband, Jay and son, Trace.

Laura is…

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Meet New Library Board Member Sharon McCullough

In January, we welcomed new library board member Sharon McCullough. Sharon grew up in various towns southwest of Rochester, including Wheatland, Caledonia and LeRoy. She fondly remembers visiting her local libraries and the Henrietta Public Library as a child. Some of her childhood favorites include the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, Dogsbody by Diana Wynne Jones, and the…

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More Characters than Twitter: Meet Stephani

Stephani Dudrak plays a vital function in the Henrietta Public Library’s day-to-day operation: The Elite Cast of Volunteers. They are a person without gender who, after being inspired by their school librarians, Ms. Kimmel and Ms. Reed, greatly desires to become a school librarian as well. In addition to volunteering here, they also volunteer annually at Read More

More Characters Than Twitter: Meet Linda

Starting here in 1996 as a volunteer, Linda currently works as a Senior Library Clerk and registered superhero. Her identity must remain hidden because her arch-nemesis, Mr. Matthew, would come after her friends and family if ever he learned her secret identity! In addition to working as a clerk and superhero, Linda is also a notary. When not working, or…

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3-2-1-Happy New Year!

We’re going to be closed Monday, January 2, for New Year’s Day. We’ll be waiting to see you Tuesday morning at 10am! Enjoy all of your New Year’s festivities!

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Download Audiobooks for Your Holiday Road Trip

"Are we there yet?" Before you hit the road this holiday season, download a library audiobook to your smartphone or tablet using the Overdrive app. Audiobooks are a great way to keep the kids--and yourself!--entertained and alert while you drive. For some road trip recommendations, check out GeekMom's best books for families on the road. If…

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