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Coming of Ages Stories

Two things I love: coming of age stories and musicals. Put them together, and I'm a captive audience. One of the best coming-of-age movies I've seen in a while was just released on DVD, and is now available at the library. Sing Street tells the story of Conor, a teenager growing up in 1980's Dublin. His home…

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Last Chance U

My husband and I sometimes struggle to find common ground when we sit down to watch television, which causes us to waste a lot of time aimlessly browsing Netflix. But recently, one of my random Netflix gambles yielded pay dirt—Last Chance U is a great documentary series that neither of us want to stop watching!  Last…

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The Best Socks on Earth

Distance running requires a lot of time and a lot of patience. But above all, it requires really nice socks. I'll be running my fourth marathon in November, so I've spent a lot of time testing out comfortable pairs of socks. And there are no socks on this earth better than the Smartwool PhD Run Light Socks.…

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Who Was...?

Our newest program for school-aged kids explores some of history’s most fascinating figures! Kids ages 8-12 are invited to participate in this fun program based on the Who Was…? book series on Wednesday, October 19 and learn all about Leonardo da Vinci. Please register at http://bit.ly/2dE5rkj

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Practice Makes Prepared

If you’re not getting ready for your college career, you probably know someone who is. And you’re probably hearing about the SAT and ACT tests. We’re offering an official full-length practice ACT test on Saturday, October 15 and SAT test on Saturday, November 12. These practice tests are the perfect way to see how you’ll…

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Town Family Halloween Event

Henrietta Parks and Recreation and Friends of Tinker Nature Park invite you to the Town of Henrietta Family Halloween Event! Take a “Woodland Wander Walk”, stroll down “Trick or Treat Street”, visit the haunted barn, and enjoy music and refreshments. Bring your family to Tinker Nature Park for an evening of festive fun on Saturday, October 15! For more information,…

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More Characters than Twitter: Meet Archana Prasad!

Our lovely A/V clerk Archana Prasad describes herself as “extraordinarily ordinary,” though she is anything but! Before coming to work in the Henrietta Public Library in 1987, Archana received her degree in English Literature, with a minor in History, from the Sophia College of Mumbai. While in Mumbai, she also worked as a receptionist for The Times of India. While…

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Follow Us on Instagram

Learn what happens behind the scenes at the library on Instagram. We share what we’re working on, preview programs, and even show you what we’re snacking on in the staff room.

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