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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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We're Opening Earlier!

We're excited to announce that starting Tuesday, September 5, the library will be opening an hour earlier on weekdays to better serve the families, newspaper readers, and computer users who are lined up here every day when we unlock the doors. Our new hours are: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday 11am-5pm, and Saturday 10am-5pm. We're looking forward to seeing you bright and…

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Looking for a Book Club?

The Henrietta Public Library is planning a new book club for adults commencing in 2018. We need readers to get this started – because a book club would be pretty boring with only books and no clubbers – right? Many possibilities are brewing in my head. Perhaps a “Books with Bite” club which could meet at Wegmans for food and…

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Gaze at the Stars

Join us for a unique and fascinating look at the world of amateur astronomy on August 24 with local astronomer and astrophotographer Joel Schmid. Joel will be presenting the beauty of our universe and outer space with an informative program explaining objects in the night sky that can be viewed right from our local area and illustrated…

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Share Your Love of New School Supplies

We are accepting donations of backpacks and school supplies for a Back-to-School Backpack Bash at the Gerhardt Neighborhood Outreach Center at the corner of Bay and N. Goodman on September 2. If you'd like to contribute, please choose from the list of supplies needed: backpacks, binders, colored pencils, crayons, erasers, folders, glue sticks, lined paper, pens, pencils,…

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Rick Riordan is Coming to Rochester!

Rick Riordan is coming to Rochester! The author of the hugely popular Percy Jackson series has decided to make us one of the stops on his Ship of the Dead tour. His event will take place at the Kodak Center on Wednesday, October 11, at 7:30 pm. Along with Rick’s presentation, there will be trivia (with prizes!) and a Q&A…

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If You Like Jane Austen...

If you like Jane Austen, you should check out one of the novels inspired by her life and work. Undressing Mr. Darcy, by Karen Doornebos, is a story about Vanessa Roberts, who takes on public relations for a very private man from England who's written a book called "My Year as Mr. Darcy." Can this old-fashioned man find…

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