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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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Binge Your Favorite Movies with Binge Boxes

It is going to be a long winter ahead, so why not enjoy bingeing your favorite movies brought to you free from your public library! The Henrietta Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new DVD collection to our library, “Binge Boxes”! “Binge Boxes” contain four to six films of the same theme. Presently, we own 33 titles…

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Learn About Rochester Leaders: In This Moment

Stop by the Reader’s Advisory Desk on the library’s second floor to pick up the first three chapbooks in the Visual Studies Workshop’s In This Moment series, in which local Black writers and photographers profile Black community leaders. The booklets we have focus on community activists Dorothy and Dorian Hall, musician Herbert Smith, and visual artist Shawn Dunwoody. You’ll be…

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How-To Books We Love

The new year's a good time to learn something new, so we're going to share our favorite books that have taught us how to do things. Library staff will share some of their favorites, and we'll look forward to hearing about your favorites, too. Join us Wednesday, January 27, at 7pm, online using Zoom. Please register.

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All Ages Storytime on Zoom!

Sing! Laugh! Read! Celebrate early literacy! Sign up to attend All Ages Storytime live via Zoom at 10am Tuesday, January 26. Or, sign up here to receive a recording of storytime to watch any time! Geared to ages 0-5.

 

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Discover the Ease of an E-Reader!

Did you know that you can check out library e-books and e-audiobooks on your phone, tablet, or even computer and read or listen to them digitally? It may not have the same feel, or smell, of a physical book, but there are a lot of good things about having a digital book, too! Much lighter, very portable, and it will…

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