A New Chapter for the IPL
You are invited to our groundbreaking ceremony for the new library, hosted by the Town of Irondequoit and the Irondequoit Public Library Board of Trustees:
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM
On the Town Hall Campus (1280 Titus Avenue)
The Sunflower Seeds are ready!
You may recall that last summer, our little garden had a surprise visitor – a giant, multi-flowered sunflower that grew to jack-in-the-beanstalk height!
We now have packets of these seeds available for purchase at the circulation desk of the Pauline Evans Library. Suggested donation is $5 per packet, to benefit the library.
There are a limited number available, so stop by and get yours today!
Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:
Helping the world-famous dancer Arslan Ruskov to defect from the Soviet Union to the United States, ballerina Joan watches her friend’s career soar while her own declines in the wake of her pregnancy and marriage, a situation that eventually exposes difficult secrets.
Aunt Dimity and the Wishing Well
Laughingly wishing on a coin tossed into a deceased neighbor’s well only to have the wish come true, Lori inadvertently triggers a string of successful wishes that wreak havoc throughout the village, raising Aunt Dimity’s suspicions about the late man’s handsome nephew.
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Unfortunately, we have had to cancel the 4/23 Homebuyers Seminar program that was scheduled at McGraw. We apologize for any inconvenience.
In observance of Easter, both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 21.
The Atlantic slave trade began in 1444 when a Portuguese ship ventured down the west coast of Africa to the Senegal River, and discovered that black slaves were easily acquired. This presentation will trace the 400 year history of the Atlantic slave trade and slavery in America. Neil Frankel is an instructor at OSHER.
A Visual History of Slavery in America
Thursday, April 17 at 7:00 pm
Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 E. Ridge Road
Image from http://1000bwc.org/diamonds/
The Fascinating Facts of Gemstone Jewelry
Wednesday, April 16 at 7:00 pm at the McGraw Branch,
2180 E. Ridge Road
Think of the history a gem accumulates over time— after all, some are only approximately 2 billion years old! We will look at a variety of gemstones, including diamonds, emeralds, sapphires, rubies, and pearls. Presented by Matt Wahl of Forsythe Jewelers.