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In-Person Library Hours

Welcome back! During in-person library hours, visitors may browse our collections, use our public computers and printer, and access circulation services such as applying for a library card. Our service desks are open for reference and recommended reading, but please remember that all assistance from our staff will be touch-free--think technology assistance--and occur from a safe distance. Library events will continue…

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Curbside Pickup Procedure

Curbside pickup remains an option for all!

Materials and Requests

Curbside pickup requests may be placed by telephone (585-359-7092) or email ( Please include your library card number in your email message.  Most formats of library materials (including regular and large print books, audiobooks, magazines, DVDs, CDs, video games, and DIY Kits) are eligible for curbside pickup.  You may request specific titles…

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One-on-One Appointments with Health Insurance Navigator

Do you need help applying for health insurance? An experienced Health Insurance Navigator from LawNY can help you explore your options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). Schedule your one-on-one phone appointment with a helpful navigator on Friday, October 23. Appointments are offered in one-hour increments and registration is required. During the stay-at-home order, appointments…

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Avoiding C.R.A.P. Online

Stop and evaluate before you hit share. Trustworthiness exists on a scale online. Using the memorable C.R.A.P. acronym--currency, reliability, authority, and purpose--participants will discover methods and tools to determine the trustworthiness of any resource. Miranda Stefano, librarian, technologist, and bibliophile, will show you how to do your part to stop the spread of misinformation online. Please register for this…

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Scary Books We Love

The Books We Love Series is an online themed book sharing event where staff chat about their favorite books and then open the discussion up to participants. Join us on October 21 to talk about the books that kept us up at night reading and checking the door locks. 'Tis the season to get scary! Please register.


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Self-Service Copying & Scanning

Self-service copying and scanning are back. All that stands between you and the multifunction copy station of your dreams is one flight of stairs, two ravenous but extremely rational and well-read tyrannosauruses, and a coin box. Staff are here to help from a safe distance. If you're coming in to use the scanner, please don't forget to bring a flash…

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Book Shoppe Open

The Friends and Foundation of the Henrietta Library Book Shoppe has reopened!

This week -- beginning October 12-- the Book Shoppe is staffed:

Monday 10 AM - 2 PM Tuesday 10 AM - 2 PM Wednesday 10 AM - 4 PM Thursday 10 AM - 5 PM Friday 12 PM - 4 PM

However, we recommend following FFHPL on Facebook to keep up-to-date with Book Shoppe hours.


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Zoom Exploration Session

Are you intimidated by Zoom? Well, here's your chance to test-drive the video conferencing platform in a small-group setting under the guidance of an HPL staff member. Join us on October 16 to learn how to both actively participate in a Zoom meeting and host one of your own. We're going to press all of the buttons and have a good time. 


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Open on Monday!

No school for you! But the library is open! Drop in between 10 AM and 5 PM this Monday, October 12 for all of your library needs. 

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Writing a Dynamic Resume

Resumes look very different in 2020! Learn tips and tricks from a professional resume writer that will make your background stick out from the competition. This will include expert advice on cover letters, references, your LinkedIn account and applying for your dream job! Join us via Zoom on October 15 for Writing a Dynamic Resume, presented by Amanda Falzne, founder…

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