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Music and Movement for Preschoolers

On Thursday, May 16th from 10:15 - 10:45am kids ages 3-6 are invited to join us for an interactive music program.  Music and Movement will incorporate musical instruments (bells, shakers, rhythm sticks, boomwhackers...) and creative movement.  Please register here.


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All Things Cats! Collection of Joan McCormack now on display!

It all started when Hank, a twenty-two pound orange, partly Maine Coon darling came into her life in 1990 and turned a dog person into a dedicated cat lover. Joan McCormack has traveled the country and the world randomly collecting cat paraphernalia wherever she visited. She has also been the happy recipient of many interesting cat related gifts.

Her collection entitled…

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Coming Soon! Friends of HPL Book Shoppe Used Book Sale

Friends of Henrietta Public Library will hold their semiannual used book sale in May!  Members of the Friends of HPL may shop Wednesday, May 1 from 4-6 pm.  We welcome new members.  Memberships will be available at the door for $5. The public may shop Thursday, May 2 from 2-8 pm; Friday, May 3 from 12-5 pm; and Saturday, May…

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HPL Teen Game Night

Hey teens, come and hang out with your friends at HPL Teen Game Night this Wednesday, April 24th 6:30pm-8:00pm. Stop by and enjoy some fun with other teens!! Refreshments will be provided. No registration required.


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Board Meeting Agenda for Next Wednesday

Wednesday, April 10, 20136:15 p.m.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 13, 2013



FINANCES 1. Expense Control Report 2. Revenue Report 3. Payment Library Bills 4. Trustee Gift Fund 5. Trustee Endowment 6. Friends Account Statement/Book Sale Report

COMMITTEE REPORTS 1. Minerva Campbell Literary Contest

UNFINISHED BUSINESS 1. Review Incident/Injury Procedure 2. Review Personnel Policy

NEW BUSINESS 1. Nancy Maxwell,…

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HPL Teen Pizza Taste-Off

Pizza Taste-Off HPL teens enjoyed voting on their favorite pizza, sauce, cheese, crust, and pepperoni :) Thank you to all of the sponsors: Guys Co. Pizza-Favorite Overall Pizza, crust, and cheese Mark's Pizzeria-Favorite pizza sauce Papa John's Pizza- Favorite pepperoni They are all winners in our eyes!! Ellen Glena Teen Services Librarian

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Flower City Rug Hookers Art on Display

We are currently displaying beautiful rug hooked art created by members of Flower City Rug Hookers.  Stop in and see the variety of forms this art takes - rugs, Christmas stockings, pillows, bags, and more.  You may be inspired to explore a new hobby! A member of the group provided the following information about their history and…

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Gift Basket Drawing

Henrietta Public Library is holding a gift basket drawing in April!  We have 5 gift baskets containing numerous delightful items created and donated by library staff and patrons as well as gift cards for local merchants.  Tickets are $1/1 ticket, $5/6 tickets, and $10/15 tickets.  We will draw the winners of the gift baskets on May 1.  In addition, there…

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Museum Passes Provide Spring Break Fun!

Use your MCLS library card to borrow VIP discounted museum passes! 

In addition to the many fun programs we’re offering here over Spring Break, we loan discounted admission passes to many local attractions.  Participating in the VIP (Very Important Pass) program are the Rochester Museum and Science Center, George Eastman House, Genesee Country Village & Museum, Memorial Art Gallery, Geva Theatre…

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St. Patrick's Day Drawing Winner

We're excited to announce the winner of our St. Patrick's Day Drawing!  Kim Donnelly won the raffle for the Irish Raggedy Anne & Andy! It must be the Luck of the Irish.  Many thanks to all who supported the children's area of the library by purchasing raffle tickets!


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