New Books at the Irondequoit Library: Origin, The Rooster Bar, We Were Eight Years In Power, and More

October 25th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off on New Books at the Irondequoit Library: Origin, The Rooster Bar, We Were Eight Years In Power, and More ·

Have you seen the newest books added to our collection? Dan Brown has returned with Robert Langdon’s next adventure, Origin. John Grisham bellies up to The Rooster Bar in his latest legal thriller. And Ta-Nehisi Coates has completed a new collection of essays, We Were Eight Years In Power.

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 →]

Do. Or do not. There is no try… Star Wars Reads Day is This Saturday (10/28/17)

October 23rd, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Do. Or do not. There is no try… Star Wars Reads Day is This Saturday (10/28/17) ·

You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to enjoy Star Wars.

Come and join us on Saturday, October 28, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM for Star Wars-themed games and crafts.

Follow “The Path of the Jedi” to earn a special prize.

Program Alert: A Visit with Susan B. Anthony (10/21/17)

October 18th, 2017 by Miss Amy - Children's Librarian in Adults, Kids, Programs, Teens · Comments Off on Program Alert: A Visit with Susan B. Anthony (10/21/17) ·

Learn about suffragist and civil rights activist Susan B. Anthony in this upcoming program! Registration is required, so please give us a call at 336-6060 to sign up, or register online now!

Failure Is Impossible: A Visit with Susan B. Anthony
Saturday, October 21, at 1:00 PM

Come meet with suffragist and civil rights activist Susan B. Anthony! Learn about social conditions in 1880 and Miss Anthony’s participation in the fight for women’s rights, abolition, and temperance.

Limited Services Will Be Available This Sunday (10/22/17)

October 16th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Limited Services Will Be Available This Sunday (10/22/17) ·

Due to a network upgrade at the Central Library, we’ll only be able to offer limited services on Sunday, October 22.

The Library Catalog will not be available, and patrons will be limited to five items for checkout. Patrons who want to check out items must have their Library Card. We will also not be able to return items, renew items, or settle fines until the network is back online.

Internet PCs, Wi-Fi, and Meeting Rooms will be available.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Come See the Town of Irondequoit’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest from 10/13 – 10/28

October 12th, 2017 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off on Come See the Town of Irondequoit’s Pumpkin Decorating Contest from 10/13 – 10/28 ·

Come to the Children’s Room at the Irondequoit Library from October 13th through the 28th to see decorated pumpkins made by your local town and library departments. Vote for your favorite pumpkin and enter for a chance to win one!

Voting will also take place between October 13th and October 28th, and the votes will be counted on October 29th. The pumpkin that receives the most votes will get a blue ribbon, the second highest will receive a gold ribbon, and the third highest will receive a red ribbon.

We will also choose winners on the 29th who will be able to come in and select one of their favorite pumpkins to take home.

Don’t miss it! Help us out by coming in to vote for your favorite one!

Iron Library Radio for October 2017: Foo Fighters, Toby Keith, Tori Amos, and More

October 10th, 2017 by John - Movies and Music in Adults, New on the Shelves · Comments Off on Iron Library Radio for October 2017: Foo Fighters, Toby Keith, Tori Amos, and More ·

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 Foo Fighters, Toby Keith, Tori Amos, 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.