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HPL Seeking Principal Library Clerk Applicants

Henrietta Public Library is accepting applications from candidates interested in a position in the library as Principal 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…

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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. This session is designed for individuals with little to no experience using Zoom; however, a basic understanding of how to operate your computer and use the internet is important. Those who enroll will learn…

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Get Tips on Caring for Your Photographs

Rochester, New York has a rich history in photography, but not everyone knows what to do with photographs in their home. In this class on Thursday, December 10, students will learn how to care for their photographs long-term including basic handling guidelines, photography identification tips, storage recommendations for photographs, resources for scanning photographs, and more! 

Presented by Erin Fisher, local researcher and photographer,…

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We're Expanding Our Hours

We've expanded our hours! Mask up, wash your hands, and drop-in for an additional five hours per week. Visitors may browse our collections, use the public computers and printer, and access circulation services such as applying for a library card. Our service desks are open for reference and reading recommendations, but please remember that all assistance from our staff will…

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Need Help Signing Up for Health Insurance?

Do you need help applying for health insurance? An experienced Health Insurance Navigator from LawNY can help you explore your options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). Appointments are offered in one-hour increments from 12-4pm on Thursday, December 10 and Friday, December 18. Registration is required. Select a time slot for your appointment using…

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Henrietta's Bicentennial Book for Sale Now!

Looking for a unique holiday gift? Buy a copy of Henrietta's Bicentennial Book, for sale at the Henrietta Rec Center for $25! This fascinating book includes the story of the town's growth and development primarily through photos, bicentennial events, student art work, maps, and a timeline. Proceeds of sales of the book benefit the library's children's programming. To purchase, please…

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ROC the Day with Us!

Join us and make a difference. On Tuesday, December 1, the Rochester community will come together to ROC the Day and we need YOU to join us. It’s 24 hours of unprecedented community giving. And it’s your chance to make a real difference right here in the Greater Rochester region. Please consider supporting Friends and…

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Thanksgiving Hours

We wish you and yours an abundance of good things this Thanksgiving!

Our Thanksgiving holiday hours: Close at 5pm Wednesday, November 25 Closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 Open Saturday, November 28, from 10am - 1pm  

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In-Person Library Procedures

During in-person library hours, visitors may browse our collections, use our public computers and printer, and access circulation services such as applying for a library card. Due to the current Covid-19 infection rate in Monroe County, we have removed all seating in the library. We look forward to bringing seating back when it is safe to do so. Our service desks…

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