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New Large Print Titles–April 2015

April 15th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Here’s a list of the newest large print books at the Irondequoit Library. If you click on the title, you can view our library catalogue and see if the book is on the shelf.


The NightingaleThe Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Reunited when the elder’s husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.


Trouble with JJThe Trouble with J.J.
by Tami Hoag

Genna Hastings, a teacher on vacation in Connecticut, finds her plans for a peaceful summer disrupted by her new next-door neighbor’s challenge to turn him into Mr. Right.


Etta and Otto and Russell and JamesEtta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper
Embarking on a more than 3,000-kilometer walking journey from rural Canada to the East coast so that she can see the ocean for the first time in her life, an octogenarian woman has experiences that blur her perspectives between illusion, memory and reality.

4/15 Music for All concert canceled

April 9th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

The Winds of Change Quintet is not able to perform at McGraw on Wednesday, April 15th as originally scheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience!

New Large Print Books

April 1st, 2015 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·


Touch of StardustA Touch of Stardust by Kate Alcott

Taking a job at the studio where David O. Selznick is filming Gone with the Wind, Julie Crawford becomes an assistant to Carole Lombard, a rising actress from Julie’s hometown who embarks on a scandalous affair with Clark Gable.


 The SShocking Secrethocking Secret of a Guest at the Wedding by Victoria Alexander

Jackson Channing travels to England to meet the family whose existence he has just discovered and enters into a fake engagement with Lady Theodosia Winslow, a family friend, that both of them come to wish was real.


Library Closed on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 For Easter

April 1st, 2015 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

In observance of Easter, both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 6.

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:


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.