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Sing-Along With the Rochester Ukulele Orchestra at the Library on January 19, 2017

January 18th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

The Rochester Ukulele Orchestra will bring their eclectic range of music to the Irondequoit Library on Thursday, January 17, at 7:00 PM. Come and enjoy the music or sing along… we’ll have sheet music!

A Concert by the Rochester Ukulele Orchestra
Thursday, January 19, at 7:00 PM

Local musicians will perform a smattering of music, from folk and classical, to pop and rock, on their ukuleles. Don’t miss this unique concert!

New DVDs and Blu-rays: January 2017

January 17th, 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 Accountant, Blair Witch, Sully, 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…

New DVDs

New Blu-rays

The Irondequoit Library Will Be Closed on Monday, January 16, 2017

January 12th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 16. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 17.

If you’d like to learn more about Dr. King’s life, you can find a large number of books and films about the civil rights leader in our online catalog.

Support the Library During a Tap Takeover at I-Square on January 14, 2017

January 11th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults · No Comments ·

Head out to I-Square this Saturday, January 14, and join us for a Celebrity Tap Takeover!

The Irondequoit Lions Club will be raising funds for the Irondequoit Public Library to purchase screen reading software for our Computer Lab. This software will help our patrons with visual impairments to use the Internet.

We hope you can make it!

Irondequoit Library’s 2017 Book Discussion Group Schedule

January 9th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Get a head start on the 2017 Book Discussion Group Selections at the Irondequoit Public Library!

New members are always welcome! Attend whichever session best fits your schedule. Books are available on the shelves across from the 1st Floor Circulation Desk for a month-long checkout.

More information is available on our Book Discussion Groups page.

Historical Fiction
First Tuesday of
Month at 7:00 PM
Second Thursday of Month at 2:00 PM
Second Tuesday of Month at 7:00 PM
Second Thursday of Month at 3:00 PM
Last Wednesday of Month at 3:00 PM
Last Thursday of
Month at 3:00 PM
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Tuesday, Jan. 3
Thursday, Jan. 12
Purity by Jonathan Franzen
Tuesday, Jan. 10
Thursday, Jan. 12
Main Street by Sinclair Lewis
Wednesday, Jan. 25
Thursday, Jan. 26
The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
Tuesday, Feb. 7
Thursday, Feb. 16
In The Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
Tuesday, Feb. 14
Thursday, Feb. 16
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Wednesday, Feb. 22
Thursday, Feb. 23
March by Geraldine Brooks
Tuesday, Mar. 7
Thursday, Mar. 16
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Tuesday, Mar. 14
Thursday, Mar. 16
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Wednesday, Mar. 29
Thursday, Mar. 30
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
Tuesday, Apr. 4
Thursday, Apr. 13
Three Selections by Ron Rash (The Cove, Serena, and Above the Waterfall)
Tuesday, Apr. 11
Thursday, Apr. 13
Dubliners (First Half) by James Joyce
Wednesday, Apr. 26
Thursday, Apr. 27
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Tuesday, May 2
Thursday, May 11
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Tuesday, May 9
Thursday, May 11
Dubliners (Second Half) by James Joyce
Wednesday, May 24
Thursday, May 25
The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Tuesday, June 6
Thursday, June 15
H Is For Hawk by Helen MacDonald
Tuesday, June 13
Thursday, June 15
The Stranger by Albert Camus
Wednesday, June 28
Thursday, June 29
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Thursday, July 13
**Tuesday, July 18
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Tuesday, July 11
Thursday, July 13
Go Tell It On the Mountain by James Baldwin
Wednesday, July 26
Thursday, July 27
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
Tuesday, Aug. 1
Thursday, Aug. 10
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Tuesday, Aug. 8
Thursday, Aug. 10
Selections by and about Flannery O’Connor
Wednesday, Aug. 30
Thursday, Aug. 31
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
Tuesday, Sep. 5
Thursday, Sep. 14
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Tuesday, Sep. 12
Thursday, Sep. 14
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
Wednesday, Sep. 27
Thursday, Sep. 28
The Fall of Giants (First Half) by Ken Follett
Tuesday, Oct. 3
Thursday, Oct. 12
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Thursday, Oct. 12
**Tuesday, Oct. 17
Middlemarch (First Half) by George Eliot
Wednesday, Oct. 25
Thursday, Oct. 26
The Fall of Giants (Second Half) by Ken Follett
Tuesday, Nov. 7
Thursday, Nov. 16
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
(2015 “All Rochester Reads” Selection)

Tuesday, Nov. 14
Thursday, Nov. 16
Middlemarch (Second Half) by George Eliot
Wednesday, Nov. 29
Thursday, Nov. 30
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Tuesday, Dec. 5
Thursday, Dec. 14
Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Thursday, Dec. 14
No December Meeting

Here’s the Schedule for the Winter/Spring 2017 Music and Dance Series at the Irondequoit Library

January 5th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

musicnoteThe Irondequoit Public Library has booked several talented performers for our Winter/Spring 2017 Music and Dance Series… and we hope you can join us!

Whether you’re interested in ukuleles, dulcimers, or a jazzy arrangement of Rage Against the Machine, we promise that these musicians are like nothing you’ve ever heard.

More concerts will be announced soon!

Date Performer Description
January 19
7:00 PM
The Rochester Ukulele Orchestra Local musicians will perform a smattering of music, from folk and classical, to pop and rock, on their ukuleles. Don’t miss this unique concert!
February 16
7:00 PM
The Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble Under the direction of Mitzie Collins and Linda Taggart, a dozen musicians will perform folk tunes and songs from Ireland, Scotland, and Western New York on hammered dulcimer, fiddle, bass, penny whistle, flute, and accordion.
March 12
2:00 PM
Andy and Judy The husband and wife duo from Bridgewater, Massachusetts will perform original songs and well-known folk music from John Prine, Bob Dylan, Ian and Sylvia, and Peter, Paul & Mary.
April 2
2:00 PM
Eastman School of Music Students Everyone is welcome to a concert of classical music performed by talented Eastman students.
May 15
7:00 PM
The Rita Collective Performs World Jazz A local chamber group that plays original and world music with a jazz slant on bass clarinet, marimba, acoustic bass, and percussion. Listen to melodies from the Middle East or Africa, re-invented jazz tunes, and re-imagined pop tunes from Rage Against the Machine, or the Beatles.
June 25
2:00 PM
The Gibbs Street Guitar Duo “From Bach to Brazil—Musical Masterpieces for Two Guitars”

Two faculty members from the Eastman School of Music will perform works of Bach, Lhoyer, Tedesco, and Gnatalli written for two guitars.