Join us on Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00pm at the McGraw Branch to discuss Is Your Mastercard Safe Online?
Ed Salem will be presenting an overview of secrecy and cryptography from Julius Caesar to the Middle Ages through World War II and ending with today’s clever cryptographic methods used to ensure safe electronic transactions on the Internet. Sponsored by OSHER.
May 20th, 2013 by Jen in Teens · Comments Off ·
The Irondequoit Public Library is looking for teen volunteers to help with the 2013 summer reading program. Volunteers are responsible for staffing our summer reading table, registering kids for the program, helping kids track reading progress, and handing out prizes. Summer Reading begins Friday, June 21st and will end Friday, August 2nd. Both branches need volunteers. If you are interested, please fill out the appropriate form and return it to the branch. (Evans Volunteer Form | McGraw Volunteer Form) Any questions, give us a call – Evans, 336-6062 or McGraw, 336-6060.
May 18th, 2013 by jsegerson in Adults · Comments Off ·
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy will be showing at the Evans branch, 45 Cooper Rd., on Tuesday evening, May 21 at 6:30 p.m.. This movie is based on the best-selling novel by John le Carre’. It takes place at the height of the Cold War when a former agent for the British Secret Intelligence Service is called back to root out a Russian spy who infiltrated the organization’s highest level. This movie stars Gary Oldman, Colin Firth and Tom Hardy. Rated “R” for violence, some sexuality/nudity and language. Children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. Popcorn provided!
Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:
Set to inherit half of Bella Vista, a 100-acre apple orchard in a town called Archangel, along with a half-sister she’s never heard of, Tess Delaney, who makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners, discovers a world filled with the simple pleasures of food and family.
As Twilight Falls
When archaeologist Annja Creed discovers that the painting she purchased at an auction in Botswana is hiding a secret map to the Lost City of the San tribe, she must fight the dangers of the African bush and her enemies to see if the map is a work of fiction or a guide to an epic archaeological discovery.
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May 14th, 2013 by Jen in Teens · Comments Off ·
Come to the Evans branch and sample all the pizza the Cooper-Titus neighborhood has to offer. Vote for your favorite cheese, sauce, crust, and overall slice. For teens, grades 6-12, Wednesday, May 22nd at 3:30 pm. Registration is required, and space is limited. To register, call 336-6062 or email email@example.com.
We’ve got a variety of new large print books available now–browse them below!
*Titles are in order of author’s last name*
Secrets from the Past by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Leaving her successful job after the unexpected death of her famous father, photojournalist Serena Stone risks her life to save a former lover and discovers an archive of her late father’s work that reveals shocking truths about her parents’ marriage.
Y by Marjorie Celona
A foster child who has been shuffled through the system after being abandoned at the YMCA as a baby wonders about her birth family and the reasons she was given up, questions that lead to the tragic story of her flawed and desperate mother. [Read more →]