Program Alert… Shifting Gears: Strategies for Pre-Retirees (7/10/17)

July 7th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert… Shifting Gears: Strategies for Pre-Retirees (7/10/17) ·

Are you looking forward to retirement? Then please join us this Monday for “Shifting Gears: Strategies for Pre-Retirees,” a presentation by Principal Financial Group. Attendees will learn about key events in the retirement timeline, as well as challenges to expect, and how to shift from a working life to a retired one.

Registration is required, and you can sign up by giving us a call at 336-6060 or you can register online now.

Shifting Gears: Strategies for Pre-Retirees
Monday, July 10, at 7:00 PM

As you get closer to retirement, there are so many details to consider: Are you ready to stop working? Do you know how you’ll fill your time? Have you saved enough money? What about Social Security?

Ideal for anyone starting to think about retiring, this seminar introduces key events in the retirement timeline, challenges to expect and prepare for, how to shift from work generated income to retirement generated income and more.

Here’s the Schedule for the Summer/Fall 2017 Music and Dance Series at the Irondequoit Library

July 5th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Here’s the Schedule for the Summer/Fall 2017 Music and Dance Series at the Irondequoit Library ·

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

Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of swing dance? Then you want to attend our “Swing Dance Lesson” on August 22. Do you like blues? The White Hots will also be performing on August 22. And if you like traditional bluegrass and country, the Blue Ridge Country Ramblers will return to the library on September 11.

And don’t miss the complete schedule for our Summer/Fall 2017 Music and Dance Series:

Date Performer Description
Thursday
July 13
7:00 PM
Resonanz
The Rochester Oratorio Society’s Touring Ensemble
“Tubman to Today: A Legacy of Leadership.”

Musical tributes to the leadership, vision, and creativity that shaped human rights, women’s suffrage and equality in Rochester. Enjoy a musical profile of Harriet Tubman, songs of the suffragist era, and popular classics from the American Songbook.

Tuesday
August 22
6:00 PM
A Swing Dance Lesson With Alla and Marty Come learn the basics of swing dance–beginning footwork, leading and following! Wear smooth-soled shoes. No experience necessary. Just come to have fun!
Tuesday
August 22
7:00 PM
The White Hots With Vocalist Tina Albright Enjoy blues, swing, and jazz music by the 5-piece band and practice the dance steps you learned in the swing dance lesson!
Monday
September 11
7:00 PM
Blue Ridge Country Ramblers A concert of traditional bluegrass and country songs performed on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and standup bass.
Tuesday
October 10
7:00 PM
The Ceilidh Connection Six pipers will perform on Scottish Small Pipes.
Thursday
November 30
2:00 PM
The Oasis Community Chorus Come enjoy a concert of seasonal favorites and winter songs to put you in the mood for the holidays!
Saturday
December 9
2:00 PM
Roc City Ringers The Roc City Ringers are a community handbell ensemble who perform a wide range of classical, contemporary,
and sacred music.

Program Alert: Weight Loss Mythbusters with MVP Health Care (6/22/17)

June 19th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: Weight Loss Mythbusters with MVP Health Care (6/22/17) ·

Do you think you understand the best ways to lose weight? Test your knowledge as this interactive class explores fact versus fiction. Call 336-6060 or visit irondequoitlibrary.org/calendar to register!

Weight Loss Mythbusters with MVP Health Care
Thursday, June 22, at 3:00 PM

Do you think you understand the best ways to lose weight? Test your knowledge as we explore fact versus fiction during this interactive class. Registration is required.

Program Alert: Intro to FamilySearch.org (6/19/17)

June 15th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: Intro to FamilySearch.org (6/19/17) ·

Are you interested in learning more about the genealogy tool FamilySearch.org? Then join us this Monday, June 19, for an overview of how to use it with Barb Koehler, a Genealogy Specialist at the Local History Division of the Central Library.

Registration is required, so please give us a call at 336-6060 or register online now!

Intro to FamilySearch.org
Monday, June 19, at 7:00 PM

FamilySearch.org is one of the top genealogy websites and adds millions of new records every month. From microfilm to digital images, more than three billion images of historical documents are available from around the world. Learn some of the exciting resources this website has to offer! The instructor, Barb Koehler, is a Genealogy Specialist at the Local History Division of the Central Library.

Program Alert: Medicare Made Clear (6/15/17)

June 13th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: Medicare Made Clear (6/15/17) ·

Are you confused by Medicare? ROC Insurance Services will host a seminar at the Irondequoit Library this Thursday to teach you about the ins and outs of Medicare. Registration is required, so please give us a call at 336-6060 or register online now.

Medicare Made Clear
Thursday, June 15, at 6:00 PM

Medicare can be confusing. There are so many plans and so many changes year to year. What do you do? This seminar will teach you about the various types of plans, processes, penalties, and premiums associated with Medicare in 2017.

Join Us for “An Evening of World Jazz” with The Rita Collective this Monday (5/15/17)

May 11th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Kids, Programs, Teens · Comments Off on Join Us for “An Evening of World Jazz” with The Rita Collective this Monday (5/15/17) ·

The Rita Collective will be performing at the Irondequoit Public Library this Monday, May 15, at 7:00 PM, as part of our Winter/Spring 2017 Music and Dance Series. We hope you can join us!

An Evening of World Jazz With The Rita Collective
Monday, May 15, at 7:00 PM

A local chamber group 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.