Iron Library Radio – April 2017

April 21st, 2017 by John - Movies and Music in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Iron Library Radio, a monthly playlist of songs from the Irondequoit Library’s most recent music purchases, is back with some new music. You’ll find music from Ed Sheeran, The Shins, Big Sean, and others in this month’s playlist. Listen to all the songs below (a Spotify account is required) or at Spotify.com.

Give us a call at 336-6060 or use the online catalog by clicking the links below to place a hold on any of these albums.

The Contemporary Book Discussion Group Will Be Reading “The Goldfinch” in May and June 2017

April 18th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Heads up to all Contemporary Book Discussion Group members! The discussion for The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt will now be split across two months:

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Part 1)
Tuesday, May 9, at 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 11, at 3:00 PM

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Part 2)
Tuesday, June 13, at 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 15, at 3:00 PM

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee has been moved to 2018.

Please visit our 2017 Book Discussion Group Schedule to catch up with any other changes.

Program Alert: Creations With Your Crockpot With The Storybook Cook (4/17/17)

April 17th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Do you want to do more with your crockpot? Then join us tonight at 6:30 PM for “Creations With Your Crockpot With The Storybook Cook.” Liz Bauld will reveal the secret of how to use your crockpot, and attendees will be able to sample some good food and bring the recipes home for later.

Registration is required, so please register using our Online Calendar, or give us a call at 336-6060.

Creations With Your Crockpot With The Storybook Cook
Monday, April 17, at 6:30 PM

Come learn how to use this fabulous kitchen appliance for more than just soups and stews. You can cook with your crockpot year round! Families are welcome; children must attend with a parent. Registration is required.

The Irondequoit Library Will Be Closed on April 14, 2017 – April 16, 2017

April 12th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Happy Easter! Because of the holiday, the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on April 14 (Friday), April 15 (Saturday), and April 16 (Sunday). Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 17.

MCLS To Go App Now Available

April 11th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

The Monroe County Library System is retiring the MCLS Mobile app for iOS and Android devices. But a replacement is available if you still want to keep track of your library account with your phone or tablet.

The new MCLS To Go app is now available to download through the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store for Android devices.

With the MCLS To Go app, users will be able to…

  • Search for books, movies, eBooks, and more
  • Find library locations, hours, and get directions
  • Place holds
  • Download eBooks
  • Check your account
  • Renew loans
  • Pay Fines
  • Share what you are reading with friends using Facebook, Twitter, and email

And don’t forget, if you’re having trouble with the MCLS To Go app, just bring your mobile device to the Reference Desk on the 2nd Floor and we can help you out!

2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

April 10th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults · No Comments ·

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced earlier today, and Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad was selected as the winner in the “Fiction” category. Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City was chosen as the winner in the “Non-Fiction” category.

Other winners in the “Letters and Drama” program include:

If you’re interested in any of these books, you can place them on hold using the links above, or by giving us a call at 336-6060. The full list of winners (including the “Journalism” awards), can be found at Entertainment Weekly.