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Tools for Relieving Parenting Fatigue

The overwhelming demands of parenting take a toll on our mood, our energy levels, and how we show up for our children. Join us on Thursday, June 10 as Sabrina Vogler of Heart in the Moment Mindfulness Coaching offers on-the-spot self-care tools for inner calm, comfort, and mental clarity when we’re emotionally triggered. Sabrina is a Certified Professional  Coach, Executive Coach, and…

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Race and Placemaking in Rochester

Join us on Thursday, June 3 at 7pm for the virtual event, Race and Placemaking in Rochester. In this presentation, Kathryn Mariner, author of Contingent Kinship: The Flows and Futures of Adoption in the United States, shares insights from her ongoing anthropological research on race and placemaking in Rochester. Placemaking is a process through which people attach meaning and importance to physical…

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Closed for Memorial Day

The library will be closed Saturday, May 29-Monday, May 31 for the Memorial Day weekend. We'll look forward to seeing you again on Tuesday from 10am-8pm! Have a fun and safe Memorial Day celebration!

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Books We Love ... with Cats

Join us for a discussion of books and cats and books with cats and possibly cats jumping on our keyboards in the middle of the Zoom! On Wednesday, June 2 at 7pm, we'll be hosting Books We Love... with Cats, a discussion that will start with booktalks from library staff members and then open up so we can hear from…

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Library Board Special Meeting

The Henrietta Public Library Board will hold a special meeting Thursday, May 20 at 5:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to amend the library's code of conduct to comply with new guidelines from New York State and the CDC. The meeting will stream live on the Henrietta Public Library Facebook page.

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Outdoor Storytime Location Changed

Attention, storytime attendees!  Today's outdoor storytime will be held at Stevens Pavilion, which is the large pavilion directly adjacent to the big playground in Veteran's Memorial Park.  When you turn off Calkins Rd near the Rec Center, go straight all the way back instead of turning.  You'll see library staff who will direct you.

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Discover How Good Soil Creates Great Gardens

A great garden starts with great soil, but how do you make your soil great? One way to maintain the good health and high nutrient content of your soil is by adding compost. Compost is more than recycling garden waste or kitchen scraps - it's a way of creating a healthy environment for all organisms. Participants in this virtual gardening class…

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Comics and Graphic Novels We Love

Join us for a discussion of the comics and graphic novels we love the best on Tuesday, May 4, at 7pm. We'll start with booktalks from library staff (and a surprise guest), and then we'll open the discussion to hear about all of your favorites. Please register.

 

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Help Sen. Gallivan Recognize Deserving Individuals

Our community is graced with many selfless community members. To acknowledge these deserving individuals, Senator Gallivan's office is seeking recipients from Henrietta, Wheatland, and northern Livingston County for two awards: the Woman of Distinction award, given to a woman who gives of herself to enrich her community; and the Veterans' Hall of Fame award, given to a veteran who gives of…

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