Fund Raising Campaign for the New Library is Underway!

December 5th, 2014 by Terry in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off ·

We promised last year that the Irondequoit Public Library Foundation would undertake a fund raising campaign to help hold down the cost of the new library. The campaign has begun!  Money raised will pay for furniture, fixtures and equipment for the new library.  There are also naming opportunities. Please consider a donation.  See our fund raising letter and pledge form below.  Click to make them larger.  If you wish to contribute please fill out and send in the pledge form.  You can also donate online at: irondequoitlibraryfoundation.com!

Fund Raiser Letter

Fund Raise Letter

Fund Raiser Form

Fund Raise Form

New Large Print Titles–December 2014

December 18th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Christmas in Cowboy CountryChristmas in Cowboy Country by Janet Dailey
Ski instructor Annie Bennett must spend the holidays helping her parents with their big Colorado ranch, but rugged surveyor Marshall Stone becomes a potent distraction.


A Quilt for ChristmasA Quilt for Christmas by Sandra Dallas
Sewing a quilt during the months she waits for her husband to return from the Civil War, Eliza Spooner bonds with other women in the face of a terrible loss and makes a difficult choice when she is asked to help an escaped slave.


Destiny's CaptiveDestiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins
Held captive by a lady pirate, who then hijacks his ship, adventurer Noah Yates sets out after this extraordinary woman whom he is determined to make his wife.


Nantucket SistersNantucket Sisters by Nancy Thayer
The lifelong best friendship between privileged Emma and hardscrabble Maggie is challenged and then cemented by the discovery that both are pregnant by the same man.




Dancing for the DevilDancing with the Devil by Anny Donewald
Recounts the life of a former high-end stripper who fought to leave the sex worker industry after discovering God and currently works to encourage others to find the love of Christ.




We Make BeerWe Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America’s Craft Brewers by Sean Lewis
Explores the evolution and nature of America’s craft brewing movement, from the craftsmen who apply their creativity to expanding the beer landscape to the beverages its brewers have revived, including old English ales and Belgian lambics.

Meet Pete the Cat!

December 16th, 2014 by aholland in Kids · No Comments ·

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Holiday Used Book Sale at Evans!

December 15th, 2014 by John in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Love a bargain? Skip the crowds this holiday season by shopping local… at the Pauline Evans Branch of your Irondequoit Public Library!

Come and browse our giant selection of gently used books, DVDs, music CDs, puzzles, children and young adult books, and more! We have loads of paperbacks too. Great for stocking stuffers at only 10 cents each.

And don’t forget to stop by the Giant Green Cart at the Pauline Evans Branch for a special selection of holiday books and items!

All Library Programs Scheduled For 12/10 Have Been POSTPONED

December 10th, 2014 by John in Adults · No Comments ·

Due to the weather, all library programs scheduled for today, December 10, have been postponed. These programs include:

Introduction to Computer Technology
Pauline Evans Branch at 2:00 PM
A new date for the program will be announced soon.

Presented by Chris Roos of the Technology Guys, this class will include information about classical computers, tablets, and smartphones, what their role in the modern world has come to be and which is right for you. Different types of Internet browsers, free email accounts and free online storage/sharing space will also be covered. Learn about E-commerce and how you can get the most from your money shopping online safely. Learn also the importance of backing up your electronic media and other ways to protect your investment in technology.

Travelogue: Christmas on the Niagara Frontier
Pauline Evans Branch at 7:00 PM
A new date for the program will be announced soon.

A Travelogue with Christy Simons.

Contemporary Book Discussion Group at the
Helen McGraw Branch
RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, December 17 at 7:00 PM and Thursday, December 18 at 3:00 PM

We’ll be discussing Wesley the Owl by Stacey O’Brien.

12/3 Daily Stretches program at McGraw

December 2nd, 2014 by Amy in Adults · No Comments ·

Join us at 7pm on Wednesday 12/3 at McGraw for a MVP Healthcare sponsored program Daily Stretches for Maximum Mobility. Cheryl Minchella will review stretches that will help your body relax and are easy to do.