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Community Room, Conference Rooms, and Study Rooms Open for Business

If you’re looking to have a meeting or study session, we have several rooms individuals and groups can reserve and use. Our Community Room has a smart TV, sound system, and hearing assistance loop for larger meetings and talks. Our conference rooms fit groups of up to ten and are perfect for meetings and group study sessions. Our study rooms…

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Free Comic Book Days at HPL!

In honor of the 20th anniversary of Free Comic Book Day, HPL will be giving out free comic books to all who would like them on Friday, August 13 and Saturday, August 14! We will have a table set up where you can help yourselves to free comics, while supplies last. No muss, no fuss, just free comics for all!  

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Kids Book Swap and Ice Cream Party

What could be better than free books and free ice cream? Join us on August 10 from 12:30-1:30pm for Kids Book Swap and Ice Cream Party! For every book you bring to swap, you'll get a ticket to exchange for a "new to you" book! This book swap is limited to children's books only. We'll also have an old-fashioned ice…

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Winter Coat Drive at HPL

Project Homeless Connect Rochester (PHCR) is collecting winter coats for those in need. Please consider donating a winter coat of any size, new or gently used. For your convenience, a collection box is located in the library atrium just past the service desk and will be available for donations through Monday, September 13. Thank you for your…

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BuJo: The Art of Bullet Journaling

Ever heard the term "bullet journal" and wondered what that could possibly mean? A bullet journal is a cross between a planner, to-do list, a diary, and anything in between. Join Sarah Dennison on Zoom on Thursday, August 19 at 7pm, as we begin to explore the world of bullet journaling - what it is, why bother with it, and…

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Mask Update

Beginning today, August 5, masks are required while in the library. Thank you for your cooperation.

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SAT/ACT Virtual Q&A Info Session for Parents

Parents who have students taking the SAT or ACT tests are encouraged to attend a virtual informational meeting on Wednesday, August 11 from 6:30-7:30pm. Mike Bergin from Chariot Learning will answer your questions and give you valuable tips on how to help teens increase their score on these tests. Please register

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Mama Goose on the Loose Outdoor Singalong!

Put on your dancing shoes and get ready for an amazing outdoor singalong with the beloved Mama Goose on the Loose on August 6! The singalong will take place at the Stevens Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park, located at 595 Calkins Road, behind the Town Hall Complex in Henrietta. Families should bring a blanket that is large enough for all…

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Explore Zoom, the Popular Video Conferencing Platform

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. Those who enroll in our Zoom Exploration Session from 2-3pm on Friday, August 13 will learn how to both actively participate in a Zoom meeting and host one of their own. We're going to press…

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