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Friends of the Library Fest and Trunk Sale is This Weekend (5/7/16)

May 5th, 2016 by Friends of the Library in Adults, Friends of the Library, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Are you ready? The Friends of the Library Fest and Trunk Sale is this Saturday and there’s going to be plenty to do!

  • Craft Trunk Sale with More Than 30 Sellers
  • Demonstration from Master Kim’s Taekwondo
  • Demonstration from Denise’s Dance Connection
  • Live Music from Saxman
  • Fire Extinguisher Demonstration from Ridge-Culver Fire Department
  • Activities for Kids of All Ages
  • Food Trucks with Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Pizza, and Ice Cream
  • Raffle With 17 Great Prizes:

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So be sure to join us on Saturday, May 7th, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Irondequoit Town Hall (1250 Titus Ave.). We’ll be out there rain or shine!

Irondequoit Library is an Honorable Mention in RRLC’s 2016 Library of the Year Contest

May 2nd, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

libraryoftheyear2016The Rochester Regional Library Council has selected their 2016 Libraries of the Year and the Irondequoit Library received an Honorable Mention:

1,443 people submitted nominations for 68 different libraries.

Nominators poured out their love for their library. “It was the most difficult year yet to choose just one winner,” said Todd Butler, President and CEO of Causewave Community Partners, one of the judges.

We want to thank every Irondequoit resident who nominated the library for Library of the Year.

Announcing the Irondequoit Public Library’s 2016 Music and Dance Series

April 15th, 2016 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Kids, Programs, Teens · No Comments ·

musicnoteThe Irondequoit Public Library will host a dozen different musical acts during the next six months and we’d love for you to join us!

All programs are free and open to the public. Please register online through the links below, or give us a call at 336-6060.

Date Performer Description
Tuesday
April 19
7:00 PM
Mona Seghatoleslami
WXXI Classical Radio Announcer

Cary Ratcliff
Rochester Composer and Musician

Made in Rochester: The Music of Local Composers David Diamond, Adolphus Hailstork, and Cary Ratcliff
Sunday
April 24
2:00 PM
The Off-Monroe Players Revue Group Gilbert & Sullivan Concert: Favorites from HMS Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, and others! Performed by Rochester’s Community Theatre dedicated to performing Gilbert & Sullivan.
Wednesday
May 4
7:00 PM
The Swooners “A Journey Through American Music” by a local band that performs jazz, pop, and all kinds of music.
Wednesday
June 1
7:00 PM
The Irondequoit Community Orchestra Conducted by Russ Thomas, a group of Irondequoit musicians perform selections of classical music. An annual library tradition!
Tuesday
June 7
7:00 PM
Resonanz Close Harmonies: Favorite Songs from Five Decades of Popular American Tunes. Performed by the Rochester Oratorio Society’s touring ensemble.
Thursday
July 7
3:00 PM

Tuesday
July 19
7:00 PM

Shake Your Soul A movement class with Maryanne Turvin that combines yoga, modern dance, and African dance to revitalize your body and mind. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring a water bottle and a mat/towel.
Monday
July 18
7:00 PM
The Blue Ridge Country Ramblers A concert of traditional bluegrass and country songs performed on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and standup bass.
Tuesday
August 2
7:00 PM

Oasis Community Chorus A chorus will perform a variety of songs, from Broadway selections to old favorites.
Thursday
August 4
7:00 PM
Artisan Jazz Trio A concert of mellow jazz played on bass, saxophone, and guitar by local Rochester musicians.
Tuesday
September 27
6:30 PM
Four Shillings Short: Around the World in 30 Instruments A husband and wife duo perform traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, England, Europe, the Americas, and India on over 30 different world instruments.
Tuesday
October 6
7:00 PM
PoetryMusic: Where Words and Music Meet A unique concert that combines visual images, poetry, and music performed on cello, vibes, and voice.
Saturday
October 29
2:00 PM
GVOCtet: A Wind Octet from the Genesee Valley Orchestra Eight wind instruments will perform a concert of classical music.

Do You Love Your Library? Vote for the Irondequoit Library in RRLC’s Library of the Year Contest

April 4th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Do You Love Your Library? Vote for the Irondequoit Library in RRLC’s Library of the Year Contest ·

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SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED April 4, 2016 – April 16, 2016

In recognition of National Library Week, the Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) will name one public library in the Rochester area as Public Library of the Year. They want you to tell them why your library is special to you. And it isn’t just the total number of votes that matters… it is the love that comes through in the nomination you write.

CLICK HERE to Nominate the Irondequoit Public Library

Here’s a look at just some of the things the Irondequoit Public Library has done in 2015-2016 (click the picture to make it bigger):

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Spring Break 2016 Programs for Kids and Tweens

March 24th, 2016 by Miss Amy - Children's Librarian in Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Spring Break 2016 Programs for Kids and Tweens ·

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Join us for a fun week of programs for kids and tweens ages 8-15! All programs will be presented at the library by Stomping Ground, an unconventional overnight camp that focuses on inclusive community and radical empathy. To view program details and to sign up, click on the program title, or give us a call at 336-6060.

Monday, March 28 @ 10:30 AM: Cooperative Games
Tuesday, March 29 @ 10:30 AM: Felting
Wednesday, March 30 @ 10:30 AM: Restorative Circles
Thursday, March 31 @ 10:30 AM: Wearable Art
Friday, April 1 @ 10:30 AM: Making Healthy Finger Food

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The Irondequoit Library Will Be Closed on March 25, 2016 – March 27, 2016

March 22nd, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on The Irondequoit Library Will Be Closed on March 25, 2016 – March 27, 2016 ·

Happy Easter! Because of the holiday, the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on March 25 (Friday), March 26 (Saturday), and March 27 (Sunday). Regular hours will resume on Monday, March 28.