Recent News

Organizing Your Digital Bookshelf

Have you ever picked up a book and been unsure if you've read it or not? Or wanted to add a book to a list to read later, but forgotten about it? Goodreads can help with that! Goodreads is a website for readers to share reviews and recommendations, or simply for help keeping track of what you have or have…

Read Article

We're Open!

The library is open Monday, February 15 from 10am-5pm for both in-person and curbside pickup service.

Read Article

Shake Up Your Break with New Games

Looking for some fun, interactive family entertainment? We’ve got you covered! Check out our collection of board, card, and word games that include classics like chess and newer games like On a Scale of One to T-Rex. Games can be borrowed for three weeks, in-person or by curbside pickup. Browse the physical collection, located across from the graphic novels in…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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…

Read Article

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.

Read Article

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…

Read Article