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Iron Library Radio – April 2016

April 11th, 2016 by John - Movies and Music in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Iron Library Radio, a monthly playlist of songs from the Irondequoit Library’s most recent music purchases, is back with some new music. You’ll find music from Gwen Stefani, Charlie Puth, Ray LaMontagne, and others in this month’s playlist. Listen to all the songs below (a Spotify account is required) or at Spotify.com.

Give us a call at 336-6060 or use the online catalog by clicking the links below to place a hold on any of these albums.

New Music For April 2016

Do You Love Your Library? Vote for the Irondequoit Library in RRLC’s Library of the Year Contest

April 4th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

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SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED April 4, 2016 – April 16, 2016

In recognition of National Library Week, the Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC) will name one public library in the Rochester area as Public Library of the Year. They want you to tell them why your library is special to you. And it isn’t just the total number of votes that matters… it is the love that comes through in the nomination you write.

CLICK HERE to Nominate the Irondequoit Public Library

Here’s a look at just some of the things the Irondequoit Public Library has done in 2015-2016 (click the picture to make it bigger):

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Catch Up With the Musicians of the 2016 Rochester International Jazz Festival at the Library

March 30th, 2016 by IPL Webmaster in Adults · Comments Off on Catch Up With the Musicians of the 2016 Rochester International Jazz Festival at the Library ·

The organizers of the Rochester International Jazz Festival have announced the lineup for this year’s show, but you can get a head start on all the great musicians at the Irondequoit Library. We own dozens of CDs from this year’s headliners, so be sure check them out…

Click the links above, or give us a call at 336-6060, to place any of these CDs on hold today! And find out more about this year’s festival, which kicks off on June 24, at RochesterJazz.com.

Program Alert: Allowing Bones to Speak (3/29/16)

March 28th, 2016 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: Allowing Bones to Speak (3/29/16) ·

If you love the adventures of Temperance Brennan and Seeley Booth on Bones, then we’ve got the presentation for you!? SUNY Geneseo anthropology professor, Kristi Krumine, will discuss the field of forensic anthropology this Tuesday, March 29, in a program at 4:00 PM in the Lake Ontario Meeting Room (#113). No registration required and all are welcome!

Allowing Bones to Speak
Tuesday, March 29, at 4:00 PM
Are you a fan of the TV show Bones? Geneseo anthropology professor Kristi Krumine will discuss forensic anthropology, which identifies and analyzes human remains. If you’re fascinated by crime scene investigation, this presentation is for you!

Spring Break 2016 Programs for Kids and Tweens

March 24th, 2016 by Miss Amy - Children's Librarian in Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Spring Break 2016 Programs for Kids and Tweens ·

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Join us for a fun week of programs for kids and tweens ages 8-15! All programs will be presented at the library by Stomping Ground, an unconventional overnight camp that focuses on inclusive community and radical empathy. To view program details and to sign up, click on the program title, or give us a call at 336-6060.

Monday, March 28 @ 10:30 AM: Cooperative Games
Tuesday, March 29 @ 10:30 AM: Felting
Wednesday, March 30 @ 10:30 AM: Restorative Circles
Thursday, March 31 @ 10:30 AM: Wearable Art
Friday, April 1 @ 10:30 AM: Making Healthy Finger Food

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Program Alert: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 and Stressbusters (3/23/16)

March 22nd, 2016 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · Comments Off on Program Alert: The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2 and Stressbusters (3/23/16) ·

Join us Wednesday evening for a showing of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 at 6:00 PM in the Irondequoit Bay Room (#115) and a program by MVP Healthcare on how to reduce your stress at 7:00 PM in the Lake Ontario Room (#113).

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Wednesday, March 23, at 6:00 PM
Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) stakes her claim as the leader of District 13, and commands the revolution against the brutal dictatorship of President Snow (Donald Sutherland) and the Capitol. Meanwhile, her brainwashed former love interest Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) joins the rebellion’s perilous mission to assassinate Snow.
Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and for some thematic material. (136 minutes)

Stressbusters: Stress Management and Stress Reduction Techniques
Wednesday, March 23, at 7:00 PM
Learn to incorporate stress reduction into your busy day at your desk, at home, or even on the road. This MVP Healthcare class will discuss stretching and breathing exercises, a simple meditation, and ways to make time to de-stress throughout the day.