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The Irondequoit Library Will Be Closed on May 28, 2016 – May 30, 2016

May 23rd, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

In observance of Memorial Day, the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on May 28 (Saturday), May 29 (Sunday), and May 30 (Monday). Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, May 31.

The Town of Irondequoit has several events planned for the holiday, including the annual Memorial Day Parade on Sunday. The parade will begin at 3:00 PM, and marchers will travel along Titus Ave. from Irondequoit High School to the Town Hall.

On Monday, the Town will hold a Flag Raising at the Town Hall at 7:00 AM, followed by a special Memorial Service at Irondequoit Cemetery at 9:00 AM.

Practice for Your Driving Test with Driving-Tests.org

May 20th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Teens · No Comments ·

drivingbuttonThe Irondequoit Library has partnered with Driving-Tests.org to provide practice tests and DMV information for New York State.

Our Driving-Tests.org page includes:

  • 12 Car Practice Tests
  • 9 Motorcycle Practice Tests
  • 11 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) Practice Tests
  • 3 Online Driver’s Manuals (Car, Motorcycle, CDL)
  • FAQ section with Detailed Answers to 100+ DMV-Related Questions

Good luck and see you on the road!

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:


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 · Comments Off on Announcing the Irondequoit Public Library’s 2016 Music and Dance Series ·

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
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
July 7
3:00 PM

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.
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.
August 2
7:00 PM

Oasis Community Chorus A chorus will perform a variety of songs, from Broadway selections to old favorites.
August 4
7:00 PM
Artisan Jazz Trio A concert of mellow jazz played on bass, saxophone, and guitar by local Rochester musicians.
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.
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.
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 ·


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):