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Learning LinkedIn: Building Your Professional Brand

Utilizing LinkedIn can be useful in many ways - connecting with like-minded people, getting more information about specific career topics, and of course- finding your next job! Join Amanda Falzone of You're Hired Rochester on Thursday, February 18, for this interactive and fun class. She will take you through each part of creating a dynamic profile that will get you…

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Meet Our Newest Board Member!

We're pleased to introduce the newest member of the Henrietta Public Library Board of Trustees, Nykki Matthews! Nykki was born in Florida and raised in New York. She has fond memories from her childhood in the early 90’s, of going to the library on Arnett Street in Rochester. She recalls the librarians and staff, and how the library afforded access and…

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Antoinette Brown Blackwell Award

The thirty-eighth annual award to an outstanding Henrietta woman will be made on May 7, 2021. This award is given in memory of the first ordained woman minister in the United States, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, who was born and raised in Henrietta. Any woman who is presently a resident of Henrietta, who has demonstrated leadership, inspired others toward the common…

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Storytime Fun All Winter Long!

Every Tuesday, please join us for an all-ages storytime on Zoom! We will sing, read, and celebrate early literacy together on Zoom! Geared to kids ages 0-5. Please register at hpl.libcal.com. When you register, please be sure to include a valid email address.

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Things We Love: Poetry

When I was young, I was one of those people who was always reading poetry, writing poetry, and dashing off to poetry readings. My parents named me after the poet Adrienne Rich, I memorized a portion of William Blake’s “Auguries of Innocence” in grade school, and I studied poetry as an undergraduate. But then life got complicated in my late…

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Happy Cat 101

Join us on Thursday, February 11, to learn the top 10 things you can do to ensure that your cat lives its best life! Rebecca Lohnes, co-founder of Young Lion Training and Behavior and Rochester’s only certified cat behavior consultant, will discuss strategies that will help you look at the world from your cat’s perspective and gain some insight on…

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Make Tuesdays Bright with Storytime

Join us for All Ages Storytime on Zoom on Tuesday mornings from 10-10:30 AM! We will sing, laugh, read, and celebrate early literacy in our Zoomie storytime! We will email all participants the Zoom room link ahead of time. If you need any assistance with registering, please get in touch with laura.lintz@libraryweb.org. Geared to children ages 0-5.  Please register at hpl.libcal.com.  

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Here's Help Navigating Healthcare Insurance

Do you need help applying for health insurance? An experienced Health Insurance Navigator from LawNY is available to help you explore your options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH) on Thursday, February 4. Appointments are offered in one-hour increments and registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register for your…

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Born in Babylon: Stories of the Disabled

Disabled people are often the in-between and unseen. From black lives matter to major equity initiatives they're often left out. These are their stories. Please join us at 7pm on Thursday, January 28 for Born in Babylon, presented by Luticha Doucette, owner of Catalyst Consulting, and moderated by Amanda Chestnut, educator and curator of In This Moment: Revolution…

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