2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

April 10th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults · No Comments ·

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced earlier today, and Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad was selected as the winner in the “Fiction” category. Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City was chosen as the winner in the “Non-Fiction” category.

Other winners in the “Letters and Drama” program include:

If you’re interested in any of these books, you can place them on hold using the links above, or by giving us a call at 336-6060. The full list of winners (including the “Journalism” awards), can be found at Entertainment Weekly.

Thanks to the Hochstein School For Donating a Piano to the Library

April 7th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults · No Comments ·

We would like to thank the Hochstein School of Music & Dance for donating this Mason & Hamlin console piano to the library. We’ll be sure and put it to good use for the concerts scheduled as part of our Music and Dance Series.

Should we put it next to our Space Invaders arcade cabinet?

New DVDs and Blu-rays: April 2017

April 5th, 2017 by John - Movies and Music in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Have you had time to browse all the new DVDs and Blu-rays we have on our shelves including Star Wars: Rogue One, Doctor Strange, Allied, Hacksaw Ridge, Fences, Patriots Day, and more? Click the “Read More” link to check out the full list and feel free to call us anytime at 336-6060 or click the links below to get on the hold list for any (or all) of these titles… [Read more →]

Vote for the Irondequoit Library in RRLC’s 2017 Library of the Year Contest

April 2nd, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

Do you love everything the Irondequoit Public Library does for the community? If so, please nominate us for the Rochester Regional Library Council’s Library of the Year award.

Last year we won an Honorable Mention, but this year we want to win it all!

The Rochester Regional Library Council wants local residents to tell them why their library is special, and numbers don’t matter as much as the sentiments expressed.

Please CLICK HERE to Nominate the Irondequoit Public Library

Help us spread the word on Facebook and Twitter using the #VoteIPL hashtag!

SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED April 2, 2017 – April 15, 2017

At the Library This Sunday (4/2/17)… A Concert by the Eastman School of Music’s Upton Quartet

March 30th, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on At the Library This Sunday (4/2/17)… A Concert by the Eastman School of Music’s Upton Quartet ·

Visit the Irondequoit Library this Sunday, April 2, for a classical music performance by the Eastman School of Music’s Upton Quartet. The concert begins at 2:00 PM, and features violin, viola, and cello players. It’s sure to be a great show!

A Concert by the Upton Quartet from Eastman School of Music
Sunday, April 2, at 2:00 PM
Everyone is welcome to attend a concert of classical music performed by talented students from the Eastman School of Music! No registration necessary.

2017 Preschool Open House is This Thursday (3/30/17)

March 27th, 2017 by Miss Amy - Children's Librarian in Adults, Kids, Programs · Comments Off on 2017 Preschool Open House is This Thursday (3/30/17) ·

Mark your calendars… our Preschool Open House is this Thursday, March 30! This event is your one-stop shop for information about early childhood education and childcare in Irondequoit!

Preschool Open House
Thursday, March 30, from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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.