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Would You Like to Have Your Name or That of a Loved One on the Pauline Evans-Helen McGraw Giving Tree?

May 12th, 2015 by Terry in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Would You Like to Have Your Name or That of a Loved One on the Pauline Evans-Helen McGraw Giving Tree? ·

Would you like to have your name or that of a loved one on the Pauline Evans-Helen McGraw Giving Tree? Local artist, Craig Wilson designed and sculpted our unique giving tree. Mr. Wilson’s beautiful work can be seen in private collections and public spaces all around the Finger Lakes area. Here in the Rochester area, he created the Gates and Bench for the Discovery Children’s Garden at Strong National Museum of Play, the Bench for the Fairport Savings Bank in Irondequoit, the Eagle Sculpture for West Irondequoit High School, and the Preening Egrets sculpture at Parkridge Hospital.

givingtreeThe Pauline Evans-Helen McGraw Giving Tree was named in honor of two pioneers of the Irondequoit Public Library. It was Pauline Evans who started the first official library in the town in the basement of the Lincoln Bank on the corner of Titus and Cooper. Helen McGraw was the first certified public librarian to serve our town. Now their names will live on in this exquisite giving tree.

Sample Leaf

Sample Leaf

The Giving Tree is a huge metal sculpture that will be mounted right near the front door of the new library. If you would like to be a part of the Giving Tree, please download the Giving Tree Donor Form, or go to IrondequoitLibraryFoundation.com and click on the “Contribute Now” button to donate online.

And don’t forget… The rest of the fund raising campaign to help hold down the cost of the new library is in full swing! Money has been raised to cover the costs of furniture, fixtures and equipment. There are also naming opportunities. All donations large and small will benefit our new library for years to come. If you wish to contribute please fill out and send in the Pledge Form. You can also donate online at: IrondequoitLibraryFoundation.com!

Thank you for supporting “The Library the Community is Building Together!”

Irondequoit Library Closed on July 3 + 4

July 1st, 2015 by John in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours will resume on Monday, July 6.

The Town of Irondequoit will host the annual Fourth of July Festival this weekend and a complete list of events can be found at the town’s website. Don’t forget about fireworks on Saturday at 9:30 PM!

New Adult Books for June 2015

June 29th, 2015 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

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

FICTION

2015-06 f blueprintsBlueprints
Barbara Delinksy
The bond between a talented carpenter and her architect daughter is challenged by a career-shifting television network decision, a family death, sudden parenting responsibilities, and changing romantic prospects.


2015-06 f china richChina Rich Girlfriend
Kevin Kwan
Feeling incomplete because her unknown birth father cannot walk her down the aisle, Rachel Chu, on the brink of marrying one of Asia’s richest bachelors, is brought into the elite circles of Shanghai by a shocking revelation.

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Evans Branch – Baby Signing Time canceled 6-22-2015

June 22nd, 2015 by aholland in Kids · No Comments ·

Evans Branch – Baby Signing Time canceled 6-22-2015 due to instructor illness. We apologize for the inconvenience!

June’s New Large Print Books

June 20th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

FICTION

Daring ExploitsThe Daring Exploits of a Runaway Heiress
Victoria Alexander

Lucy Merryweather has inherited a fortune — and her great-aunt’s list of unfulfilled wishes. What better way to honor her memory than by accomplishing as many of them as possible? And with Lucy’s family an ocean away in New York, nothing stands in her way — if one ignores the private investigator hired to spy on her.

 

 

Tail GaitTail Gait
Rita Mae Brown/Sneaky Pie Brown

When a popular University of Virginia history professor is found murdered, Harry and her furry entourage disregard the confession of a homeless alum and look for clues in the victim’s research about Virginia’s Revolutionary past. By the best-selling author of the Mags Rogers series.

 
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DVDs and CDs for Sale at Evans!

June 17th, 2015 by Matt Krueger in Uncategorized · No Comments ·

Dvds!  Music CDs!  We have many!  Stop by the book sale at the Pauline Evans branch and choose from

our wide selection of gently used items, priced from $1 to $4.  We’re clearing out to get ready for our big move!

We also have many vintage books half-priced, great for collecting or arts & craft projects. Stop by and see what inspires you!

Durand Eastman Park: Month by Month at McGraw (6/17)

June 17th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Come tour the Durand Eastman Park with Master Gardner Franz Seischab. He will show photographs of the various plants in bloom each month of the year.
Wednesday, June 17  at 7:00pm
McGraw Branch, 2180 East Ridge Road