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More Characters than Twitter: Meet Alex

Alex recently joined the Henrietta Public Library team as one of our library pages! He's the typical "bad-to-the-bone" bad-boy who openly admits to once jay-walking in New York City. His evil genius has also led him to attend R.I.T. where he is working towards a degree in Computer Science so that he can one day become a Cyborg, "because science."…

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It’s Children’s Book Week, and …

Adrienne Furness, Library Director, and Laura Lintz, Children’s Librarian, will be guests this Wednesday, May 3, on Evan Dawson’s WXXI radio show, Connections! May 1-7 is Children’s Book Week and 2017 marks the 98th anniversary of this valuable literacy initiative dedicated to inspiring a love of reading in children and teens across America. In honor of…

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RRLC Library of the Year Winners Announced!

We are so excited to announce that Henrietta Public Library was selected Honorable Mention in the RRLC 2017 Public Library of the Year contest! Many thanks to the wonderful people who nominated us! We appreciate the warmth and gratitude expressed in your comments. Learn more about the contest winners here

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Get a Great Deal on Books and More!

Get ready to get a great deal at the Friends of Henrietta Library Semi-Annual Used Book Sale! The book sale is open to the public 2-8 Thursday, May 4, 12-5 Friday, May 5, and 10-5 Saturday, May 6. Members of the Friends are invited to shop at the Friends Nite sale from 4-6:30 on Wednesday, May 3. Not a Friend yet?…

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Check Out the Rec Department's Summer Programs

The Henrietta Recreation Department recently released their Summer Parks and Recreation brochure. They're well-known for their excellent programming and have added several exciting new options this summer -- Kiddyoga, Cirque Camp 101, Archery, Youth Flag Rugby, Yoga in the Park, and lots more. To learn more about these programs, see the summer concert-in-the-park schedule, and find out what's happening at…

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Discover New Worlds!

I am a space nerd. I love space documentaries, books, exhibits, and movies. So when I heard about the Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project, I was thrilled. This project gives the public an opportunity to discover a new planet! Astronomers believe that there is a large, undiscovered planet in the far reaches of our solar…

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Try Out the SAT Test

Take an official, full-length practice test from College Board, the makers of the SAT. It's a perfect way to see how you will do on the SAT with real testing conditions. Bring a calculator and two #2 pencils. This class for students in grades 9-12 is offered by Chariot Learning and is offered on Saturday, April 29 from 10-1:30. Read More

Build a Wardrobe You Will Actually Use and Love

Since having my son, I’ve been going through my whole closet and realizing I have nothing to wear. In an effort to redo my wardrobe, I stumbled upon the idea of a capsule wardrobe. The idea is to have a core set of basic clothing pieces that will last several years, is adaptable for different seasons and trends, and can…

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