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Is There Such a Thing as Ethics in the Technology World?

"Tech ethics" is a phrase that can elicit confusion, derision, and questions like, "Is there such a thing as ethics in the technology world? What is it and who is responsible for it?" These questions are very much intertwined with questions that can arise in discussions about privacy, specifically individual privacy on the internet, such as, "Who is protecting my privacy? Can I protect…

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Here's an Idea for Family Movie Night

Friday pizza and movie night is a family tradition that started when my children were young. We have enjoyed many movies together. Occasionally, there were inappropriate scenes that I fast forwarded through, saying there was something wrong with the movie or player. When my kids went to college, we continued movie night and they would check in to see what we were watching.…

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New Library Building Proposition Presentation

Would you like answers to your questions about the new library building? If so, we provide several options for getting them. At the upcoming new library building proposition information meeting on Thursday, October 26 from 7-8:30 in our community room, you’ll be able to ask questions and learn more about the proposition and upcoming vote. Also, we’ve uploaded a video…

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Online Catalog and Patron Services Not Available October 21-22

Beginning Saturday evening, October 21, through Sunday, October 22, the library's online catalog and patron services will be unavailable. During this time, you will be unable to renew items online, search the online catalog, or download items. Once the work has been completed, the online catalog and patron services will become available again.

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Thanks, Friends of Henrietta Library!

Congratulations to the Friends of Henrietta Library for the spectacular success of their fall book sale! The sale raised $2,490 which will be used to fund special library projects and promote reading and the use of our library. We are so grateful to the Friends, for their enthusiastic and tireless support of the library, and to all…

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Hey, Fiction Readers!

We need your help. We are interested in learning more about your preferences for reading novels and the way you choose them when you're at the library. We've created a short 4-question survey that should only take a minute or two to complete. The survey is available here online, or at the library in paper format. Just ask…

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The Art of Felting

During the month of October, you will have the opportunity to enjoy an exhibit of felted work in our display case. These fascinating pieces were created by Laurie Ammering who has been felting for five years. She first felted in a class at the Weavers’ Guild of Rochester. Laurie enjoys the three dimensional quality of working with…

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Sweden for the Armchair Traveler

Seasoned traveler Christy Simons will take us on a tour of Sweden on Thursday, October 12 at 7pm. Enjoy the sights in elegant Stockholm and Gothenburg, see the small towns of Ystad and the isle of Marstrand, and end your armchair travel in the city of Malmo. Swedish treats will be served. Ha en trevlig resa! Have a good trip!

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Grow Your Knowledge of Trees and Shrubs

Find out helpful information about siting, pruning, and maintenance of trees and shrubs at the Henrietta Garden Club meeting on October 11. Jeanine Fyfe, Henrietta Garden Club member and Manager at Broccolo Garden Center, will give attendees the inside scoop on this topic. The garden club meets at 6:30pm in the Henrietta DPW breakroom. Visit their Read More

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