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Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” Film Series

PBS/WXXI will air Ken Burns’ new epic documentary film series “The Vietnam War” September 17-21 and 24-28. In conjunction with the broadcast, Adult Services Librarian Virginia Cooper has displayed a variety of books to help you learn more about the Vietnam War. Stop in and check out some books from this collection which includes Tim O’Brien’s Read More

Laura Lintz Profiled as D&C's "Woman to Watch"

We’re so proud of our very own Laura Lintz, Children’s Librarian, who was recently profiled as a “Woman to Watch” in the Democrat and Chronicle. Laura spearheads our social media and marketing efforts, as well as our early literacy initiatives, which include presenting the Grow a Reader seminar for new parents and their children. Read the D&C article Read More

Thanks for Being There!

Thank you to everyone who came out Thursday night to learn about our new library building proposal! We appreciate you spending that time learning about the proposal and asking well-thought-out questions. To see news stories about the meeting, visit /newbuilding/news-stories/. If you'd like to receive periodic updates about the proposed new library building, including dates and locations of…

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Test the Waters of Creative Writing

Work on the craft of writing through various activities in a friendly workshop setting when you attend Creative Writing 2 on Thursdays, September 14 and 21 at 6:30pm. This course is a continuation of the workshop held in the spring, but attending the spring course is not a prerequisite for attending this workshop. All levels of experience are welcome to…

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Building Information Meeting September 14 at 6pm

This Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, residents will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum to build a new library to serve the needs of Henrietta for generations to come. Join us at Town Hall on Thursday, September 14 at 6pm for a meeting to learn about the library proposal and ask questions. For additional information and updates, please…

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Phone Issues?

On Saturday, September 9th, Town Hall is scheduled for electrical maintenance that may affect our phones. If you can't get through to our regular number, please use (585) 747-2426. Thank you, and sorry for any inconvenience this may cause!

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The Book Shoppe Has New Hours!

The Friends of the Henrietta Public Library are excited to announce that they've increased the number of hours their Book Shoppe will be open for you to browse their fantastic selection of used books, magazines, puzzles, and more. Their new hours are: Monday 1pm-7pm, Tuesday 10am-7pm, Wednesday 10am-7pm, Thursday 1pm-7:30pm, Friday 1:30pm-4:30pm, and Saturday 10am-1:30 pm. When…

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Check Out the Rec Department's Fall Programs

The Henrietta Recreation Department recently released their Fall 2017 Parks and Recreation brochure. They're well-known for their excellent programming and are offering many fun options this fall - Youth Dodgeball, Magic and Balloon Twisting Camp, PiYo Live, Volleyball for Adults, and lots more. To learn more about the Rec Department's fall programs and special events, check out their informative Read More

Remember Little Golden Books?

Phyllis Rosen, library clerk, is exhibiting her collection of Golden Books in our display case this month. While you're visiting us, be sure to enjoy her collection and reminisce about your own Golden Books, as she reminisced about hers.

"Golden Books have been part of our family for three generations. When my father was an insurance agent, some of his clients…

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