Program Alert: Learn About “Rochester Persons of Interest” on 10/4/17

October 2nd, 2017 by Amy - Library Events and Non-Fiction in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Learn about some of the famous folks who call Rochester home this Wednesday, October 4, with Bob Vukosic of OSHER. No registration is required and the program begins at 7:00 PM.

Rochester Persons of Interest
Wednesday, October 4, at 7:00 PM

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 image, 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.

New DVDs and Blu-rays: Wonder Woman, The Big Sick, The Mummy, and More

September 28th, 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 Wonder Woman, The Big Sick, The Mummy, 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 →]

Join Us on Saturday (9/30/17) for the Made In Rochester Game Festival

September 25th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · 1 Comment ·

The Irondequoit Public Library, in collaboration with the MAGIC Center at RIT, will host the Made In Rochester Game Festival this Saturday, September 30, from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM.

The “ROC Game Fest” will be free and open to the public, and attendees will get the chance to play more than 25 video games and tabletop games developed in the Rochester area by students, game enthusiasts/hobbyists, and professional game developers. The Le Petit Poutine truck is also scheduled to make an appearance at the library.

Please stop by to play the games, meet the developers, and offer them feedback on their newest games. And let us know you’re coming on the Event Page on Facebook.

More information can be found at ROCGameFest.com.

New Books at the Irondequoit Library: Y Is For Yesterday, The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye, The Vietnam War, and more

September 21st, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Have you seen the newest books added to our collection? Sue Grafton has almost reached the end of the alphabet with Y Is For Yesterday. David Lagercrantz continues the Lisbeth Salander series with The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye. And Geoffrey C. Ward has written a companion to Ken Burns’s The Vietnam War.

We’ve added all of these books to our collection this month, along with a handful of other new books. Click the “Read More” link to find a list of featured titles, and give us a call anytime at 336-6060 to put a hold on any (or all) of them.

And don’t forget to check out the Online Catalog to search for many more new additions. [Read more →]

Big Sale in the Library Bookstore (9/15/17 – 10/1/17)

September 14th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Big Sale in the Library Bookstore (9/15/17 – 10/1/17) ·

Get ready to find some huge discounts in the Library Bookstore.

Starting on September 15th, All Hardcovers, Trade Paperbacks, DVDs, and Music CDs will be 50¢ Each or 3 for $1.00. Smaller Mass Market Paperbacks will be 2 for 25¢. Extra tables will be set up outside the Bookstore to make room for more bargains.

Hurry in today to get all the best deals! The sale ends on October 1st.

Enter Now to Win Tickets to See Rick Riordan This October (Ends 9/30/17)

September 13th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Enter Now to Win Tickets to See Rick Riordan This October (Ends 9/30/17) ·

Did you miss out on the first round of tickets for ” target=”_blank”>Rick Riordan‘s upcoming appearance in Rochester? Well don’t worry, the Irondequoit Public Library has you covered!

We’re giving away FIVE Pairs of Tickets, and all you have to do to enter is fill out an Entry Form in the Children’s Room. Winners will be contacted on Monday, October 2, just in time for Rick Riordan’s appearance at the Kodak Theatre on October 11th.

Good luck!