We #ROC: 100 Reasons to Love the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region Now Available

August 22nd, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Want to learn more about the Rochester area, and what makes it a great place to live? The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has just published We #ROC: 100 Reasons to Love the Rochester/Finger Lakes Region. The “brag book” is filled with facts and photos highlighting some of the best things the region has to offer:

  • Ahead of the Curve, which highlights firsts in the region.
  • Business is Booming takes a look at some of the top employers and business amenities.
  • Claims to Fame lists business leaders and celebrities with Rochester ties.
  • Stay & Play touches on the region’s recreation and leisure opportunities.
  • Scholar-Powered touts the Finger Lakes region’s colleges and universities.
  • Art Beat focuses on arts and entertainment.
  • Root for the Home Teams celebrates Rochester-area sports teams and traditions.
  • Hungry for More touches upon food items and companies unique to the Finger Lakes region.
  • Let’s Get Festive lists some of the Rochester area’s many festivals.
  • Nine-County Know-How shares facts about each of the region’s nine counties as well as the City of Rochester.

Copies of We #ROC are available at the library, or you can read it online at Issuu.com.

Irondequoit Library Now Accepting Applications for Part-Time Library Clerk

August 17th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults · No Comments ·

The Irondequoit Public Library has an opening for a Part-Time Library Clerk. The position includes nights and weekends. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates meeting the following requirements are invited to apply.

Job Requirements
1. Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma.
2. Flexibility for scheduling is a must. Hours include evenings until 9:00 PM, weekends, and Fridays until 6:00 PM on rotating basis
3. Physical capability to stand for a shift of 4 hours, walk, reach, bend, kneel, and lift up to 50 lbs.

Library experience preferred.

Applications can be downloaded through our website and are also available at the 1st Floor Circulation Desk.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, September 8, 2017

Job Description: Major Duties
1. Reports directly to the Circulation Supervisor and performs circulation desk duties using an automated system.
2. Operates office equipment including cash register, credit card equipment, copier, and computers.
3. Collects fines, makes and checks routine arithmetic computations.
4. Answers the phone and routes calls or takes messages.
5. Calls patrons to deliver messages or information.
6. Shelves library materials as needed.
7. Other library duties as assigned.

Job Description: Desired Skills
1. Ability to work pleasantly and tactfully with patrons of all ages and with library staff.
2. Ability to work efficiently in a busy setting.
3. Dependable, flexible, and cooperative in all aspects of the work environment.
4. Ability to listen well and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
5. Attention to detail and accuracy.
6. Good math skills and ability to make simple calculations quickly and accurately.
7. Ability to understand and follow complex instructions.
8. Ability to interpret library policies and procedures.
9. Commitment to personal learning to meet changing procedures and new technology.

Hours: 20 hours per week including at least one evening a week and weekend hours.

Salary: $12.46 per hour

Instructions to Applicants: Submit a completed Irondequoit Public Library application to Nora Pelish, Public Services Manager.

Summer Reading Club For Kids and Teens and Summer Library Club For Adults Will End This Friday (8/18/17)

August 15th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Heads up! The Summer Reading Club For Kids and Teens and the Summer Library Club For Adults will come to an end this Friday, August 18. All Summer Reading Club Gameboards and Summer Library Club Online Entries must be turned in by Friday to be eligible for prizes.

Thanks! And keep reading!

See Rick Riordan in Person at Kodak Center Theatre on October 11, 2017

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

That was fast! Tickets for Rick Riordan’s Norse American Tour at the Kodak Center Theatre are already SOLD OUT! We’ll keep you posted if more become available.

Rick Riordan is coming to Rochester on October 11, 2017! Details and FREE tickets are available at http://bit.ly/RickRiordanRoc2017

Join us for a Rick-Filled evening at the Kodak Center Theatre with trivia, giveaways, and a Q&A session!

We hope to see you there!

New Books at the Irondequoit Library: The Silent Corner, The Duchess, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me, and more

August 10th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Have you seen the newest books added to our collection? Dean Koontz has launched a new series (The Silent Corner), Danielle Steel is back with her 108th book (The Duchess), and Sherman Alexie published his first memoir (You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me).

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 →]

New DVDs and Blu-rays: July 2017

August 7th, 2017 by John - Movies and Music in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Have you had time to browse all the new DVDs and Blu-rays we have on our shelves including The Fate of the Furious, Kong: Skull Island, Big Little Lies, and more? Click the “Read More” link to check out the full list and feel free to call us anytime at 336-6060 or click the links below to get on the hold list for any (or all) of these titles… [Read more →]