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1/21 Wonderful World of Patents and Trademarks program

January 20th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Jay Osborne and Jeff Levine, librarians from the Central Library, will present The Wonderful World of Patents and Trademarks at McGraw on Wednesday 1/21 at 7pm.

Learn why patents are essential, what makes up intellectual property rights, and how to register a trademark.

Join us!

New Large Print Books–January 2015

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


Let Sleeping Dogs LieLet Sleeping Dogs Lie by Rita Mae Brown

When a body is found in the equine graveyard, “Sister” Jane Arnold and her hounds investigate the murder, but find the case pointing to the complicated relations between three old families.


Fall of GiantsFall of Giants by Ken Follett

Follows the fates of five interrelated families–American, German, Russian, English and Welsh–as they move through the world-shaking dramas of World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage.


Both Branches of the Library Will Be Closed on January 19, 2015

January 13th, 2015 by John in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 19. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 20.

New Adult Books for December 2014

December 30th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

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


2014-12 f another night another dayAnother Night, Another Day
Sarah Rayner
Three people are brought together at Moreland’s Clinic, where they reveal their deepest secrets, and confront and console one another as they heal: Karen–about to lose her father, Abby–whose son has autism and needs constant care, and Michael–a family man on the verge of bankruptcy.

2014-12 f betrayedBetrayed
Lisa Scottoline
A follow-up to Accused finds Judy struggling with torn feelings about her best friend Mary DiNunzio’s happiness and racing to the side of her cancer-stricken aunt, Barb, whose close friend, an undocumented worker at a local farm, has died under suspicious circumstances.


Holiday Hours For Christmas and New Year’s

December 22nd, 2014 by John in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off ·

Because of the holidays, both branches of the Irondequoit Library will be open reduced hours over the next two weeks:

  • Wednesday, December 24: CLOSED
  • Thursday, December 25: CLOSED
  • Friday, December 26: CLOSED
  • Saturday, December 27: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Monday, December 29: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday, December 30: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 31: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 1: CLOSED

New Large Print Titles–December 2014

December 18th, 2014 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off ·

Christmas in Cowboy CountryChristmas in Cowboy Country by Janet Dailey
Ski instructor Annie Bennett must spend the holidays helping her parents with their big Colorado ranch, but rugged surveyor Marshall Stone becomes a potent distraction.


A Quilt for ChristmasA Quilt for Christmas by Sandra Dallas
Sewing a quilt during the months she waits for her husband to return from the Civil War, Eliza Spooner bonds with other women in the face of a terrible loss and makes a difficult choice when she is asked to help an escaped slave.


Destiny's CaptiveDestiny’s Captive by Beverly Jenkins
Held captive by a lady pirate, who then hijacks his ship, adventurer Noah Yates sets out after this extraordinary woman whom he is determined to make his wife.


Nantucket SistersNantucket Sisters by Nancy Thayer
The lifelong best friendship between privileged Emma and hardscrabble Maggie is challenged and then cemented by the discovery that both are pregnant by the same man.




Dancing for the DevilDancing with the Devil by Anny Donewald
Recounts the life of a former high-end stripper who fought to leave the sex worker industry after discovering God and currently works to encourage others to find the love of Christ.




We Make BeerWe Make Beer: Inside the Spirit and Artistry of America’s Craft Brewers by Sean Lewis
Explores the evolution and nature of America’s craft brewing movement, from the craftsmen who apply their creativity to expanding the beer landscape to the beverages its brewers have revived, including old English ales and Belgian lambics.