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Learn what happens behind the scenes at the library on Instagram. We share what we’re working on, preview programs, and even show you what we’re snacking on in the staff room.

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What's Google Cardboard?

Come check out a Google Cardboard at the library. What's Google Cardboard? I'm so glad you asked. Google Cardboard is a way to experience virtual reality using a cardboard viewer and a smartphone or iPod Touch. Yes, cardboard! You can download apps and then place your device into the cardboard viewer to simulate the VR experience. So…

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More Characters than Twitter: Meet Adrienne Leah Furness!

As the director of the Henrietta Public Library, Adrienne is the Khaleesi of The Great Litera Sea, Maker of Brains, and Mother of Librarians. Before starting here as our Queen four years ago, Adrienne worked as the children’s librarian at the Webster branch. She has a BA in English Literature, and a Master’s in Library Science. Literature has been the…

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It's Out of This World

Enjoy the refreshing, musical entertainment of Zaurac, also known as Steve Fentress, Director of RMSC’s Strasenburgh Planetarium. Zaurac combines cosmic-themed instrumental songs performed with projected imagery in a unique performance on September 22. 

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Roots of Social Reform: A Folk Music Journey

Join Dean Santos for his fascinating presentation about the history of social reform in the US. Dean is a retired faculty member of RIT who used his talent as a folk singer to enrich the teaching of the history of progressive reform to his classes. Now, he performs regularly at Tinker Nature Park and with the Golden Link Folk Singing…

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Wendy’s Vintage Salt and Pepper Shakers

Wendy loves vintage items. When a friend at work heard this, he offered her his family’s collection of salt and pepper shakers. Wendy likes to put selected ones on display for holidays. She is happy to share her collection with other vintage enthusiasts. Be sure to stop by our display case during October and enjoy looking at this fun vintage collection.…

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