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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

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Fund Raiser Form

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4/1 Travelogue: Egypt

March 31st, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Come hear stories of Cairo, the Nile River, and seeing the Sphinx. Deb Nevin will share stories and photographs of her travels of Egypt.  sphinx

Wednesday, April 1  at 7:00 pm
Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 East Ridge Road

 

New Adult Books for March 2015

March 26th, 2015 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

FICTION

2015-03 f all the oldAll the Old Knives
Olen Steinhauer
After a failed rescue attempt of a hijacked plane in Vienna, two retired spies, former lovers, can’t help but relive the past and determine if the mission went wrong because of a compromised agent on the inside.


2015-03 f buried giantBuried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro
As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge, and a knight.

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The Friends Are Hosting a Fun Fest & Trunk Sale on May 9th

March 23rd, 2015 by friends in Friends of the Library · No Comments ·

The Friends of the Library Fun Fest & Trunk Sale is back for another year. Saturday, May 9th from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Irondequoit Town Hall (1250 Titus Ave.). Rain or shine!

Entertainment! Games! Raffles! Face Painting! Food Trucks! Bargains Galore!

If you’ve got questions, please call the Friends at (585) 482-1624 or email them at friendsirondequoit@aol.com

If you’re interested in selling items at the Fun Fest, please fill out a Registration Form and return it to the Friends as soon as possible as spaces will be sold on a first come/first served basis.

Germany Travelogue at McGraw

March 23rd, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Come enjoy a trip to Germany with Christy Simons on Wednesday, March 25th at 7pm

Travel to Deutschland and see the beautiful city of Hamburg. Capture the medieval history of Schwerin, Lubeck, Goslar, and Quedlinburg. Our journey concludes in the bustling modern city of Berlin.

Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 East Ridge Road, 14622

Spring Recess 2015 Activities at the Library

March 18th, 2015 by IPL Webmaster in Kids · No Comments ·

Are you looking for activities for your kids during Spring Recess (March 30 – April 4)? Here’s what’s going on at both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library…

Monday, March 30

McGRAW @ 10:30 AM – StoryTime (Ages 2-5 With Adult): StoryTime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. This week’s theme is “Spring.” No registration required.

Tuesday, March 31

McGRAW @ 1:00 PM – StoryTime (Ages 2-5 With Adult): StoryTime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. This week’s theme is “Spring.” No registration required.

EVANS @ 1:30 PM – Frozen Party (All Ages): Meet your favorite princesses and enjoy movie-related activities. Registration is required.

McGRAW @ 3:00 PM – Invention Convention (Ages 6 and Up): We provide the materials, you provide the creativity. Let’s see what you can make. No registration required.

Wednesday, April 1

McGRAW @ 10:30 AM – History Houses With Theresa Wood (Ages 6 and Up): Meet American girl Kaya and learn about growing up out west before America became a country. You will get to view and touch real artifacts. Learn what it was like to live inside a snug teepee. No registration required.

EVANS @ 2:00 PM – April Fool’s Antics! (All Ages): Make some fun jokes you can use to prank your family and friends! Registration is required.

Thursday, April 2

McGRAW @ 10:30 AM – BabyTime (Ages 0-23 Months With Caregiver): Enjoy the company of other babies and caregivers while supporting your baby’s literacy through stories, songs and rhythm. No registration required.

McGRAW @ 11:30 AM – StoryTime (Ages 2-5 With Adult): StoryTime is a series of 20-30 minute programs of fun and literacy support for young children. Each session features stories, songs, finger plays and more with a different theme each week. This week’s theme is “Spring.” No registration required.

McGRAW @ 2:00 PM – Lego Challenge (Ages 5 and Up): Bring a friend and build Lego creations with the library’s Lego bricks. No registration required.

EVANS @ 6:30 PM – Meet the Easter Bunny (Ages 2 and Up): The Easter Bunny is stopping by the library! Enjoy an Easter story, make an Easter craft, and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny himself! Registration is required.

Catchy Cover Letters and Brazil Travelogue this week at McGraw

March 16th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Join us for two programs this week at the McGraw Branch (2180 East Ridge Road, Rochester 14622):

Catchy Cover Letters–Tuesday, March 17th at 10am
Learn how to put together cover letters and thank you letters that will help you get noticed. If you have a job posting, bring it along!

Journey to Brazil with Don Nelson-Nasca– Wednesday, March 18th at 7pm
Brazil is one of the largest world economies with numerous exports, including your morning cup of coffee. Enjoy pictures and stories from the presenter’s travels around Brazil.