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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Library

April 11th, 2014 by Terry in Adults, Kids, Teens, The Open Book · Comments Off ·

A New Chapter for the IPL

You are invited to our groundbreaking ceremony for the new library, hosted by the Town of Irondequoit and the Irondequoit Public Library Board of Trustees:

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM
On the Town Hall Campus (1280 Titus Avenue)

Library Closed Due to Weather

March 12th, 2014 by Matt Krueger in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off ·

Both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed today, Wednesday, March 12, due to inclement weather.

We will reopen tomorrow, Thursday, March 13.

Irondequoit Library to be Closed on February 17

February 14th, 2014 by John in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off ·

In observance of President’s Day, both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Monday, February 17.

Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, February 18.

Help Us Design Your New Library

February 13th, 2014 by Terry in Adults, Kids, Teens, The Open Book, Uncategorized · Comments Off ·

There will be a meeting at the Town Hall in the Broderick Room on Tuesday, February 25 at 7 pm.  At this meeting residents will get a chance to contribute to the design of the new building by telling us what they most want to see in their new library.  Members of the design team, library board, library staff and town government will be present to hear what is most important to you. We are working on other avenues for residents to contribute but this is a terrific opportunity for you to discuss your hopes for the future of library services in Irondequoit.  Please attend and tell us what you want!

New Teen Books – Week of February 3, 2014

February 3rd, 2014 by Melanie in New on the Shelves, Teens · Comments Off ·

Some of the new teen books now available at the Irondequoit Public Library…

fiFake ID by Lamar Giles
Nick Pearson is hiding in plain sight. In fact, his name isn’t really Nick Pearson. He shouldn’t tell you his real name, his real hometown, or why his family just moved to Stepton, Georgia. And he definitely shouldn’t tell you about his friend Eli Cruz and the major conspiracy Eli was uncovering when he died. About how Nick had to choose between solving Eli’s murder with his hot sister, Reya, and “staying low-key” like the Program said to do.
But he’s going to tell you–unless he gets caught first… (more…)

New Teen Titles for the Week of January 27

January 27th, 2014 by Melanie in New on the Shelves, Teens · Comments Off ·

Here are a few new Teen books the Irondequoit Library has recently purchased:

hcHollow City by Ransom Riggs
This sequel to Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises.
Complete with dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight readers of all ages. (more…)