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The Irondequoit Library Will be Closed this Labor Day Weekend (9/2/17 – 9/4/17)

August 30th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on The Irondequoit Library Will be Closed this Labor Day Weekend (9/2/17 – 9/4/17) ·

In observance of Labor Day, the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed for the long weekend: Saturday, September 2, through Monday, September 4.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5.

Summer Reading Club For Kids and Teens and Summer Library Club For Adults Will End This Friday (8/18/17)

August 15th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Summer Reading Club For Kids and Teens and Summer Library Club For Adults Will End This Friday (8/18/17) ·

Heads up! The Summer Reading Club For Kids and Teens and the Summer Library Club For Adults will come to an end this Friday, August 18. All Summer Reading Club Gameboards and Summer Library Club Online Entries must be turned in by Friday to be eligible for prizes.

Thanks! And keep reading!

See Rick Riordan in Person at Kodak Center Theatre on October 11, 2017

August 14th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on See Rick Riordan in Person at Kodak Center Theatre on October 11, 2017 ·

That was fast! Tickets for Rick Riordan’s Norse American Tour at the Kodak Center Theatre are already SOLD OUT! We’ll keep you posted if more become available.

Rick Riordan is coming to Rochester on October 11, 2017! Details and FREE tickets are available at http://bit.ly/RickRiordanRoc2017

Join us for a Rick-Filled evening at the Kodak Center Theatre with trivia, giveaways, and a Q&A session!

We hope to see you there!

Shark Week is Every Week at the Irondequoit Library

July 28th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Shark Week is Every Week at the Irondequoit Library ·

Shark Week doesn’t have to end on July 30! Put on your wetsuit, jump into the cage, and come face-to-face with the Irondequoit Library’s ocean of shark-related material…

DVDs – Documentaries
Nova: Why Sharks Attack
Sharkwater

DVDs – Movies
All Is Lost
Jaws
Mega Shark Vs Giant Octopus
Open Water
The Shallows
Sharknado
Sharknado 2: The Second One
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens

Books – Adults/Teens
Jaws by Peter Benchley
Shark by Brian Skerry
Shark Trouble by Peter Benchley

Books – Kids
The Encyclopedia of Sharks by Steve Parker
Sharks by Ruth Berman
Sharks by Kevin J. Holmes
Sharks by Doug Perrine
Sharks by Seymour Simon

And that’s not all! You can find more books and DVDs about SHARKS in the online catalog.

Makey Makey Invention Kits Now Available to Check Out

July 24th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, New on the Shelves, Teens · Comments Off on Makey Makey Invention Kits Now Available to Check Out ·

Makey Makey Invention Kits are now available to check out at the Irondequoit Library! You can find them in a basket in front of the Teen Room. But what is a Makey Makey Invention Kit? Well…

Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the Internet. It’s a simple invention kit for beginners and experts doing art, engineering, and everything in-between.
– From Makey Makey’s Official Website

Give us a call at 336-6060 to find out if we have any Makey Makey Invention Kits available for check out.

The Library Will be Closed for the 4th of July Holiday (7/2/17 – 7/4/17)

June 30th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on The Library Will be Closed for the 4th of July Holiday (7/2/17 – 7/4/17) ·

4thofjulyfireworksIn observance of the 4th of July holiday, the Irondequoit Library will be closed for three days this week: Sunday, July 2nd through Tuesday, July 4th. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5th.

But if you’re looking for something to do, the Town of Irondequoit is hosting their annual Fourth of July Festival on Monday and Tuesday.

The Town will host a Horseshoe Pitching Tournament on July 3rd at 12 noon, as well as the Street Dance at 7:00 PM. On Tuesday, Irondequoit residents will be able to enjoy the Annual 10K and 2 Mile Fun Run (7:45 AM at Christ the King), the Parade (11:00 AM on Titus Ave between Irondequoit High School and Town Hall), and finally, the Fireworks at dusk (around 9:30 PM).

A full schedule of events for the Fourth of July Festival is available on the Town of Irondequoit’s website.