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Create Your Own Dungeons & Dragons Character for Teens

Hey, Teens! Want to start playing Dungeons and Dragons but you don't know how to make a character? We can help! Whether you want to be a Halfling Ranger, a noble Elven Wizard, a stocky Dwarven Cleric, or any other combination that D&D offers, we can walk through how to do that! Learn how to decide everything from your character's…

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Apply to Be a Henrietta Public Library Trustee

The Henrietta Public Library Board of Trustees has three vacancies and is seeking individuals interested in serving on this volunteer board. If you are enthusiastic about serving the needs of the community and supporting public libraries, please consider applying. Click here to access the full announcement which includes some of the responsibilities of a trustee as…

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HPL Seeking Substitute Library Clerk Applicants

Join our magical team! Henrietta Public Library is accepting applications from candidates interested in a position as Substitute Library Clerk. If you’d like to work with a team that is enthusiastic, welcoming, helpful, playful, and resourceful, this might be the job for you! Click here to access the job description where you’ll find a list of the major responsibilities of the…

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Get Tech Help from Technology Library Assistant Laura!

We may not have in person Tech Tutors at this time, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t here to help with your specific technology questions. Virtually stop by Tech Time with Technology Library Assistant Laura from 2-4pm on Friday, August 27, and she will help you walk though the issues you might be having. Please register. Tech Time…

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Show Us Your Collection!

Calling all collectors of things! We want YOU to fill our display cases with your cool, unique, exciting, you-name-it collections. We’re looking to schedule next year’s displays for the cases across from the front circulation desk – check them out next time you come in! If you have a collection of items you’re particularly proud of and would be interested…

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New! Pre-School Book & Craft Program!

Attention, Attention! Sign up for our new program for children ages 3-5! In the Pre-School Book & Craft program on August 26 at 11am, early childhood literacy is promoted through reading books aloud as well as developing fine motor skills through simple crafts to prepare young children to succeed in daily tasks related to both school and life. With the help…

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Meet Our New Board Member, Brandon West

Brandon was a long-time Michigander before moving to New York and establishing his residence in Henrietta in 2015. He moved to pursue his career as an academic librarian in the SUNY system after earning his master of library science. Given his career, he strongly believes public libraries are essential for connecting people to information, ideas, and the community. Brandon manages…

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Join Our Book Club for True Crime Fanatics

Did you love Mindhunter on Netflix? Were you fascinated by The Bundy Tapes? Do you obsess over true crime stories and podcasts? Join other true crime fanatics as we meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month to discuss a different book. The August discussion on Tuesday, August 24 at 7pm, will be My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams because not all…

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