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Celebrate Summer with a Week of Play

Celebrate summer with a week of play at the library! Enjoy the Paulsen & Baker Band outdoor concert on July 6. Then shake up your Saturday with storytimes for all ages! From July 10-15, play in our Baby Explorers area, meet cool Pete the Cat, play games with your family, and build with LEGO with your friends and family! For dates…

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4th of July Hours

We will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, for Independence Day, and will reopen on Wednesday from 10am-9pm. Come see us at our Pop-Up Library at the Town Park and enjoy the town's famous festivities! Have a fun and safe 4th of July!

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Free Guided Tours of Park Ave and NOTA

Looking for something different to do this summer? Want to show out-of-town guests some of The Flower City's highlights? Try a free guided walking tour! Some Things Afoot guides will lead you through Rochester's Park Avenue district and the Neighborhood of the Arts, two of Rochester's most popular cultural districts. Tours are available at 5pm…

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Our Dazzling Pansy Wall

We'd like to tell you about the wonderful people responsible for our pansy wall. Designed by Laurie Broccolo, the wall is full of beautiful pansies donated and cared for the past 3 years by David and Jeanne McDonough, members of the Henrietta Garden Club. To create your own hanging garden, David advises planting nasturtiums, portulaca,…

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And All That Jazz

June brings out all the best in Rochester – sunshine (finally), warm, sometimes hot, temps (finally), boating and skiing on our many nearby lakes, camping, and school is out (not forever though). But the hottest and coolest thing in town takes place this year from Friday, June 23 to Saturday July 1 – the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival! The…

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Celebrate Summer @ HPL!

Celebrate the beginning of summer at our Celebrate Summer @ HPL Kick-off Party! There will be a variety of fun (and maybe messy!) activities, crafts, and entertainment for the whole family! Join us on Saturday June 24, from 10-12 and get your summer off to a fun start. Take a peek at our summer program calendar by clicking on the…

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Walk Your Way through London

Christy Simons, seasoned traveler and fascinating speaker, will show you the infamous sights of this classic city without the worry of rain on June 15. Visit Camden Market, Westminster Abbey, and much more! During your tour, enjoy an English treat. Learn more.

 

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Have More Fun!

Use your Monroe County Library System card to borrow a VIP discounted museum pass to various local attractions such as the Rochester Museum & Science Center and Genesee Country Village & Museum! Find a list of participating venues in this brochure. VIP passes available at Henrietta Public Library have been generously provided for your enjoyment…

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