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.


Exploring Tolkien's Middle-earth (1 of 2 sessions)
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

The land of Middle-earth has fascinated individuals for years! Enjoy film clips, games, maps, story bits, languages, discussion of your favorite characters, connections with our own lives, and more in this two-part program. Come explore Middle-earth with us! You can help us shape future program sessions discussing this vast world of imagination! Open to teens and adults. Registration is required.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, September 25, 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.


A Paradise Called Alaska travelogue with Dan Reardon
When: Monday, September 25, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

America’s last frontier is a true paradise: Denali will leave you breathless; all types of wildlife–grizzly bears, elk, and lynx; spectacular wildflowers. Only in Alaska. 


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, September 26, 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, September 26, 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 fine tipped markers. Feel free to bring supplies from home, too! 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, September 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.


Classic Book Discussion
When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

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.


Yoga for Relaxation with Linda Lawrence
When: Thursday, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#113 + #114)

This 4-week yoga series classes will include beginning poses and a different flow each week. No experience required. Please bring yoga mat, water bottle, and towel. Registration required for the entire 4-week series. 


Flu Clinic with Wegmans Pharmacy
When: Friday, September 29, 2017 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

A Wegmans pharmacist will be on hand to give your annual flu shot. Bring your insurance card and appropriate co-pay. No registration required: first come, first serve.


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, September 29, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, September 29, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, September 29, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, September 29, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Made In Rochester Game Festival
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

The Made In Rochester Gaming Festival is a collaborative event between the Irondequoit Public Library and RIT’s MAGIC Center to showcase video games and tabletop games developed in the Rochester area for the public.

– Play Dozens of Tabletop Games and Video Games Made in Rochester!
– Grab Lunch from Local Food Trucks!
– More Events To Be Announced!


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, October 02, 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, October 03, 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, October 03, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, October 04, 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.


Rochester POI (Persons of Interest) by Bob Vukosic (OSHER Speakers Bureau)
When: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Inspired by Jim Memmott’s D&C series on Remarkable Rochesterians, this program shares some of the rich history of Rochester’s persons of interest through images, sounds, and stories.  Come and meet our town’s current and past movers and shakers – public figures, entrepreneurs, rascals, entertainers, mobsters, inventors, daredevils, and notable individuals in Social Work, Religion, Public Service, Media, Civil Rights, Sports and more. Sponsored by OSHER. 


Financing Your Education with the New York State Department of Financial Services
When: Wednesday, October 04, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek Meeting Room (#114)

Learn more about grants, scholarships, and various types of loans, plus how to fill out FAFSA applications. We will also discuss how to determine the amount of aid you qualify for and some pretty great programs New York State has available for students to help them after graduation. Brochures will be available, plus Q&A time at the end. 


Intro to Ancestry.com with Barb Koehler
When: Thursday, October 05, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

Learn how to use Ancestry.com to search for family members! Koehler is a Genealogy Specialist at the Local History division of the Central Library. 


Let's Get Organized with MVP Health Care
When: Friday, October 06, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

An organized and comfortable home can have a calming effect on you, your family, and guests, as well as be your personal escape from the rest of the world. This program provides a simple and fun approach to adding organization to your life, including your health care. Learn how a little investment of time can improve your quality of life, decrease your stress, and give you more time to do the things that you really enjoy. You will receive tips that you can use to get organized at home or in the office.
Registration is required. 


Library Closed
When: Monday, October 09, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, October 10, 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.


A Concert by Ceilidh Connection
When: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Come enjoy a live concert of six pipers performing on the Scottish Small Pipes! All ages welcome. 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, October 11, 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 Book Discussion
When: Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)


Contemporary Book Discussion Group
When: Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)


AARP Safe Driving Class
When: Saturday, October 14, 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.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, October 16, 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.


The Great American Southwest travelogue with Dan Reardon
When: Monday, October 16, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

Spend some time vicariously exploring national monuments and national parks of New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado.  We’ll travel to Canyon de Chelly, with its sheer red rock cliffs and Mesa Verde, with its prehistoric Indian dwellings. 


AARP Safe Driving Class
When: Tuesday, October 17, 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.


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, October 17, 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 Group
When: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Flu Clinic with Wegmans Pharmacy
When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

A Wegmans pharmacist will be on hand to give your annual flu shot. Bring your insurance card and appropriate co-pay. No registration required: first come, first serve.


Monthly Talking Circle
When: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Laurelton Conference Room (#213)

Taking part in a talking circle invites us to share our stories in ways that feel meaningful and safe to each of us. October’s topic is “Scarcity or Sufficiency: Which lens do you habitually see life through?  Co-facilitator Judith Lardner welcomes your questions about circles and can be reached at judith.lardner@gmail.com . Registration is required.



Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, October 18, 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.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, October 23, 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.


Estate Planning: What to Consider When Making Your Plan with Jeffrey Douglass from the Principal Financial Group
When: Monday, October 23, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

A good estate plan allows you to choose who gets the property you own, when they receive it, and how they receive it; all in a way that can allow substantial tax savings and requires little use of the legal system. Making these decisions in advance gives you a sense of comfort that your last wishes will be carried out. This seminar will cover ten key actions to take to create your own estate plan. All participants will receive an “Estate Planning Guide” and a “Document Your Plans Workbook” to centralize all your essential records. 


Drop-in Knitting Circle
When: Tuesday, October 24, 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, October 24, 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 fine tipped marked. Feel free to bring your own supplies from home, too! 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, October 25, 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.


Flu Clinic with Wegmans Pharmacy
When: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

A Wegmans pharmacist will be on hand to give your annual flu shot. Bring your insurance card and appropriate co-pay. No registration required: first come, first serve.


Classic Book Discussion
When: Thursday, October 26, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

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.


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, October 27, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, October 27, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, October 27, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Meet with a LawNY Health Insurance Navigator
When: Friday, October 27, 2017 4:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

Do you need help applying or renewing your health insurance? Do you have questions about your current health coverage? An experienced LawNY Navigator can help you and your family explore your health insurance options and enroll in coverage through the New York State of Health Marketplace (NYSOH). LawNY Navigators can help residents of Monroe and Livingston Counties apply for Medicaid, the Essential Plan, or a Private Health Plan. Note: individuals aged 65 or older, and individuals who receive Medicare are generally not eligible for insurance on the Marketplace. 

*** Please bring photo ID, proof of income in the form of the most recent 4 weeks worth of paystubs or if self employed previous year’s tax return, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and social security numbers an birth dates of all family members.****


Exploring Tolkien's Middle-earth
When: Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#114 + #115)

The land of Middle-earth has fascinated individuals for years! Enjoy film clips, games, maps, story bits, languages, discussion of your favorite characters, connections with our own lives, and more in this two-part program. Come explore Middle-earth with us! You can help us shape future program sessions discussing this vast world of imagination! Open to teens and adults. Registration is required.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, October 30, 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.