New Books at the Irondequoit Library: Y Is For Yesterday, The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, The Vietnam War, and more

September 21st, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Have you seen the newest books added to our collection? Sue Grafton has almost reached the end of the alphabet with Y Is For Yesterday. David Lagercrantz continues the Lisbeth Salander series with The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye. And Geoffrey C. Ward has written a companion to Ken Burns’s The Vietnam War.

We’ve added all of these books to our collection this month, along with a handful of other new books. Click the “Read More” link to find a list of featured titles, and give us a call anytime at 336-6060 to put a hold on any (or all) of them.

And don’t forget to check out the Online Catalog to search for many more new additions. [Read more →]

Big Sale in the Library Bookstore (9/15/17 – 10/1/17)

September 14th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Get ready to find some huge discounts in the Library Bookstore.

Starting on September 15th, All Hardcovers, Trade Paperbacks, DVDs, and Music CDs will be 50¢ Each or 3 for $1.00. Smaller Mass Market Paperbacks will be 2 for 25¢. Extra tables will be set up outside the Bookstore to make room for more bargains.

Hurry in today to get all the best deals! The sale ends on October 1st.

Enter Now to Win Tickets to See Rick Riordan This October (Ends 9/30/17)

September 13th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Did you miss out on the first round of tickets for ” target=”_blank”>Rick Riordan‘s upcoming appearance in Rochester? Well don’t worry, the Irondequoit Public Library has you covered!

We’re giving away FIVE Pairs of Tickets, and all you have to do to enter is fill out an Entry Form in the Children’s Room. Winners will be contacted on Monday, October 2, just in time for Rick Riordan’s appearance at the Kodak Theatre on October 11th.

Good luck!

Iron Library Radio for September 2017: Joywave, Arcade Fire, Jay-Z, and More

September 12th, 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 Rochester’s own Joywave, as well as Arcade, Jay-Z, Kesha, and others in this month’s playlist. Listen to all the songs below (a Spotify account is required) or at

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.

Fall/Winter/Spring Weekend Hours Will Return This Saturday (9/9/17)

September 6th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

School’s back in session… so that means the Irondequoit Public Library will resume our expanded weekend hours this Saturday!

Beginning Saturday, September 9, weekend hours at the library will be as follows:

Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Miss Amy and Mr. Matt Talked About “United Stories of America” on WXXI’s Connections

September 5th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Kids · No Comments ·

In case you missed it, Miss Amy and Mr. Matt talked about the upcoming “United Stories of America” series of storytimes on WXXI’s Connections last week.

Librarians at the Irondequoit Public Library say they are in a unique position to help create a more inclusive community, and promoting diversity and understanding can start at a young age. That’s why they’ve created the United Stories of America program. It’s a pre-school storytime series with a social justice theme. Presenters include a female illusionist talking about gender identity, a disability rights activist, and more.

You can listen to the entire conversation at