Library Programs for Adults

If you wish to register for any of our programs, click the links below to fill out our online registration form. You can also get a reminder by email or in a text message. You can also register for all programs in person or by calling us at 336-6060.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, February 27, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.


Introduction to Twitter with Arthur Catalanello
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Twitter is an information network made up of 140 character messages called Tweets. It is an easy way to discover the latest news related to subjects you care about. This workshop offers information on how to set up an account, how to navigate Twitter, a glossary of Twitter terms, along with best practice tips and tricks. Registration is required.


From Age-ing to Sage-ing: Elderhood and Spirituality
When: Thursday, March 02, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

So you’re getting older. What does that mean? Based on the book From Age-ing to Sage-ing : a profound new vision of growing older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller, these workshops will reflect on our personal experiences of aging, look at models of aging from various cultures, and revisit our framework for aging and creating meaning in our later lives. 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, March 06, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.


Bob Hamilton
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)


Historical Fiction Discussion: March
When: Tuesday, March 07, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Historical Fiction Book Group discusses March by Geraldine Brooks

From Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has taken the character of the absent father, Mr. March, who has gone off to war leaving his wife and daughters to make do in hard times. As he recovers from a near mortal illness, he must reassemble his shattered mind and body and find a way to reconnect with a wife and daughters who have no idea of the ordeals he has been through.


Adult Games in the Afternoon
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Join us for an afternoon of board games and tabletop games. Enjoy one of the games from the library or bring your own. Library board games include Cranium, Yahtzee, Apples to Apples, Monopoly, Battleship, Uno, and Clue. This program is intended for adults. 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


From Age-ing to Sage-ing: Elderhood and Spirituality
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

So you’re getting older. What does that mean? Based on the book From Age-ing to Sage-ing : a profound new vision of growing older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller, these workshops will reflect on our personal experiences of aging, look at models of aging from various cultures, and revisit our framework for aging and creating meaning in our later lives. 


A Documentary About Suicide Loss: Our Journey with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#114)

“Our Journey” is a film about suicide loss and traces the grief and healing journey that follows. Drawing on stories and insights from long-term loss survivors, the film shows us that through resilience and support we can achieve hope and understanding in our lives while celebrating the lives of those we lost.


AARP Safe Driving Class
When: Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:15 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

HOSTED BY PARKS & REC DEPARTMENT. PLEASE CALL 336-6070 TO REGISTER.

A classroom driver refresher course designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Graduates are entitled to a 10% discount on their liability and collision insurance.


A Folk Music Concert by Andy and Judy
When: Sunday, March 12, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

The husband and wife duo from Bridgewater, Mass. will perform original songs and well-known folk music from John Prine, Bob Dylan, Ian and Sylvia, and Peter, Paul & Mary.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, March 13, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as a sense of peace and calm. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers. Always talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise class. Registration is required.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.


Contemporary Book Discussion: Three Selections from Ron Rash
When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Contemporary Book Discussion Group discusses three selections by Ron Rash (pick one to read): Serena, Under the Waterfall, or The Cove.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, March 15, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Historical Fiction Discussion: March
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Historical Fiction Book Group discusses March by Geraldine Brooks

From Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has taken the character of the absent father, Mr. March, who has gone off to war leaving his wife and daughters to make do in hard times. As he recovers from a near mortal illness, he must reassemble his shattered mind and body and find a way to reconnect with a wife and daughters who have no idea of the ordeals he has been through.


Contemporary Book Discussion: Three Selections from Ron Rash
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Contemporary Book Discussion Group discusses three selections by Ron Rash (pick one to read): Serena, Under the Waterfall, or The Cove.


From Age-ing to Sage-ing: Elderhood and Spirituality
When: Thursday, March 16, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

So you’re getting older. What does that mean? Based on the book From Age-ing to Sage-ing : a profound new vision of growing older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller, these workshops will reflect on our personal experiences of aging, look at models of aging from various cultures, and revisit our framework for aging and creating meaning in our later lives. 


St. Patrick's Day Performance by the Boland School of Irish Dance
When: Friday, March 17, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Join us on St. Patrick’s Day for a performance by dancers from the Boland School of Irish Dance. The School promotes Irish culture through teaching Irish dances and music and its students are well known throughout Rochester.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, March 20, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


AARP Safe Driving Class
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:15 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

HOSTED BY PARKS & REC DEPARTMENT. PLEASE CALL 336-6070 TO REGISTER.

A classroom driver refresher course designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Graduates are entitled to a 10% discount on their liability and collision insurance.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as a sense of peace and calm. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers. Always talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise class. Registration is required.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.


Adult Coloring Evening
When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Adult coloring promotes mental wellbeing and can put you in a state of “flow.” Join us for a relaxing and fun evening! We’ll supply the coloring sheets, colored pencils, and crayons.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


From Age-ing to Sage-ing: Elderhood and Spirituality
When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

So you’re getting older. What does that mean? Based on the book From Age-ing to Sage-ing : a profound new vision of growing older by Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Ronald S. Miller, these workshops will reflect on our personal experiences of aging, look at models of aging from various cultures, and revisit our framework for aging and creating meaning in our later lives. 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Rain Gardens: a How-to for Homeowners with the Stormwater Coalition of Monroe County
When: Monday, March 27, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

This workshop will teach you how to to disconnect your downspout and design and install a rain garden in your yard. Homeowners can direct rain water from their roof to a rain garden. Rain gardens look like regular gardens and are only wet for a few hours after a rain storm. There are a wide variety of native perennial plants that can be used in a rain garden. All attendees will receive a free rain garden plant.

Registration is required.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as a sense of peace and calm. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers. Always talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise class. Registration is required.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.


History in Our Backyard: the Seneca and Haudenosaunee with Harvey Limbeck of the Friends of Ganondagan
When: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Come learn about the early residents of New York State: members of the Iroquois Confederacy–their origin, lifestyle, interactions with European settlers, and the Beaver Wars. Mr. Limbeck is a long-time volunteer at the Ganondagan State Historical Site as trail guide, interpreter, and outreach representative, and will be bringing artifacts to display. 


Classic Book Discussion: The Secret Garden
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Classic Book Discussion Group discusses The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Mary Lennox is sent from an India as an orphan to live at Misselthwaite Manor. She arrives as a sour-faced, sickly and ill-tempered little madam but becomes friends with local lad Dickon and her poorly cousin Colin. In their restoration of a secret garden all their lives are changed for the better.

The group meets twice a month to discuss a timeless classic. Come to whichever session fits your schedule. New members are always welcome! Book copies available on the shelves across from the first floor circulation desk. No registration required.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Classic Book Discussion: The Secret Garden
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Classic Book Discussion Group discusses The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Mary Lennox is sent from an India as an orphan to live at Misselthwaite Manor. She arrives as a sour-faced, sickly and ill-tempered little madam but becomes friends with local lad Dickon and her poorly cousin Colin. In their restoration of a secret garden all their lives are changed for the better.

The group meets twice a month to discuss a timeless classic. Come to whichever session fits your schedule. New members are always welcome! Book copies available on the shelves across from the first floor circulation desk. No registration required.


Preschool Open House
When: Thursday, March 30, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#113 + #114)

Adult caregivers are invited to learn about options for childcare and early childhood education in Irondequoit and surrounding areas. Representatives of local preschools & daycares will be available to answer questions and provide information, all in one location.  No registration necessary. Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:8.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:107%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:”Calibri”,sans-serif; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;}


A Concert by Eastman School's Music for All program
When: Sunday, April 02, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Everyone is welcome to a concert of classical music performed by talented students from the Eastman School of Music!


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, April 03, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as a sense of peace and calm. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers. Always talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise class. Registration is required.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.


Historical book discussion group
When: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, April 05, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


AARP Safe Driving Class
When: Saturday, April 08, 2017 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

HOSTED BY PARKS & REC DEPARTMENT. PLEASE CALL 336-6070 TO REGISTER.

A classroom driver refresher course designed for drivers aged 50 and over. Graduates are entitled to a 10% discount on their liability and collision insurance.


Decorate a Scratched Easter Egg with Linda Bowers
When: Saturday, April 08, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

Learn how to scratch decorate an Easter egg with Linda Bowers! Each person will take home a completed egg. All materials provided. Space is limited so please register! 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, April 10, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Forest House Study Room (#212)

Would you like to learn Microsoft Word or Excel? Are you struggling to download that one eBook? Come in during our drop in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-6 to get help with your technology questions from trained Teen Tech Tutors.  See a staff member at a Reference Desk for more information.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:30 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Experience the benefits of increased flexibility, strength, and balance, as well as a sense of peace and calm. Move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Wear loose, comfortable clothing and sneakers. Always talk to your doctor before beginning any exercise class. Registration is required.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Bring your knitting, quilting, or needlework supplies and projects along, and chat with others while you work. No registration required.