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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.


Introduction to Facebook with Arthur Catalanello
When: Saturday, January 21, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

Facebook is the largest social media platform in the world. This workshop will instruct how to create an account, navigate the site, and interact with friends and businesses on Facebook. Registration is required.


AARP Safe Driving Class
When: Monday, January 23, 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, January 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.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, January 24, 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, January 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.


Intro to Ancestry.com with Barb Koehler
When: Tuesday, January 24, 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! 


Classic Book Discussion: Main Street
When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

The Classic Book Discussion Group discusses Main Street by Sinclair Lewis.

The story of a college graduate from St. Paul who leaves to marry a doctor in a small, middle-class town, only to find her efforts to bring culture and beauty to the town thwarted by its residents.


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


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

The Classic Book Discussion Group discusses Main Street by Sinclair Lewis.

The story of a college graduate from St. Paul who leaves to marry a doctor in a small, middle-class town, only to find her efforts to bring culture and beauty to the town thwarted by its residents.


Talk Save Lives with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

A community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide. Attendees will learn the risk and warning signs of suicide, and how together, we can help prevent it.

 


Healthcare Navigator: Open Enrollment for the New York State Health Care Marketplace
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 10:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

This is the time when you can find a new marketplace health care insurance plan, keep your current plan or see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your plan. Register for one-on-one assistance with a Certified Application Counselor who can assist you in enrolling for health insurance. Appointments are for one hour.

REGISTRANTS MUST BRING: Identification, the previous year’s tax return, four most recent paystubs, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and the social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.


Healthcare Navigator: Open Enrollment for the New York State Health Care Marketplace
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 11:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

This is the time when you can find a new marketplace health care insurance plan, keep your current plan or see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your plan. Register for one-on-one assistance with a Certified Application Counselor who can assist you in enrolling for health insurance. Appointments are for one hour.

REGISTRANTS MUST BRING: Identification, the previous year’s tax return, four most recent paystubs, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and the social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.


Healthcare Navigator: Open Enrollment for the New York State Health Care Marketplace
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 12:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

This is the time when you can find a new marketplace health care insurance plan, keep your current plan or see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your plan. Register for one-on-one assistance with a Certified Application Counselor who can assist you in enrolling for health insurance. Appointments are for one hour.

REGISTRANTS MUST BRING: Identification, the previous year’s tax return, four most recent paystubs, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and the social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.


Healthcare Navigator: Open Enrollment for the New York State Health Care Marketplace
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 1:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

This is the time when you can find a new marketplace health care insurance plan, keep your current plan or see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your plan. Register for one-on-one assistance with a Certified Application Counselor who can assist you in enrolling for health insurance. Appointments are for one hour.

REGISTRANTS MUST BRING: Identification, the previous year’s tax return, four most recent paystubs, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and the social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.


Healthcare Navigator: Open Enrollment for the New York State Health Care Marketplace
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

This is the time when you can find a new marketplace health care insurance plan, keep your current plan or see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your plan. Register for one-on-one assistance with a Certified Application Counselor who can assist you in enrolling for health insurance. Appointments are for one hour.

REGISTRANTS MUST BRING: Identification, the previous year’s tax return, four most recent paystubs, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and the social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.


Healthcare Navigator: Open Enrollment for the New York State Health Care Marketplace
When: Friday, January 27, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at White City Study Room (#220)

This is the time when you can find a new marketplace health care insurance plan, keep your current plan or see if you qualify for a subsidy to help pay for your plan. Register for one-on-one assistance with a Certified Application Counselor who can assist you in enrolling for health insurance. Appointments are for one hour.

REGISTRANTS MUST BRING: Identification, the previous year’s tax return, four most recent paystubs, immigration or naturalization papers (if applicable), and the social security numbers and birth dates of all family members.


Winterfest
When: Saturday, January 28, 2017 11:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario/Densmore Creek/Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#113 + #114 + #115)

Irondequoit is known as a festival town but often times things slow down in the winter months. Our third annual Winterfest will get you out of the house and show you that it’s cool to be cold!

Break free from your cabin fever and bring your family, friends and neighbors to this free event with tons of great activities including:

  • Ice Skating Rink (weather permitting)
  • Horse Drawn Wagon Rides
  • Petting Zoo
  • Photo Booth
  • DJ & Balloon Twisting
  • Craft Vendors
  • Bonfire & Marshmallows
  • Food Trucks / Vendors
  • Crafts
  • Much More!
Most activities are free but some vendors may require cash.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, January 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.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, January 31, 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, January 31, 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.


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, February 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.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, February 07, 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, February 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.


Historical book discussion group
When: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


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


Living with Bipolar Disorder with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
When: Thursday, February 09, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)

A 40-minute film that offers an understanding of bipolar disorder and a better understanding of the complexity of the illness, from diagnosis to treatment to recovery. 


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Monday, February 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.


Talking Circles and the Art of Listening
When: Monday, February 13, 2017 6:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Irondequoit Bay Meeting Room (#115)

While technology continues to increase our capacity to communicate faster, it also affects our ability to communicate in respectful and meaningful ways. Talking circles are an ancient way for communities to share information, enjoy shared time, and make decisions. Registration is required.


Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, February 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, February 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 Group
When: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 7:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Technology Help with Teen Tech Tutors
When: Wednesday, February 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 Book Discussion
When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 2:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Contemporary Book Discussion Group
When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:00 PM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library at Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113)


Intro to Ancestry.com with Barb Koehler
When: Saturday, February 18, 2017 1:00 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! 


Library Closed
When: Monday, February 20, 2017 12:00 AM
Where: Irondequoit Public Library



Gentle Yoga Class by MVP Health Care
When: Tuesday, February 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, February 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.


Classic Book Discussion
When: Wednesday, February 22, 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.


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


Classic Book Discussion
When: Thursday, February 23, 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.


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)


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.


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


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.