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Why Claire Talbot Loves Tinker Nature Park

In 1991, John and Carol Aldridge donated 68 acres of the Tinker Family’s farm to the Town of Henrietta. This land was developed as the Town’s nature park. The park features the Tinker Homestead Museum, which has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, approximately two miles of hiking trails, and the Hansen Nature Center. The nature center…

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Start Planning Your Next Trip Now!

My husband and I recently returned from a 12 day trip to Sweden, Germany, and the Netherlands. I used several websites that I found to be extremely helpful and useful during the planning phase. For all of our flights I use the website kayak.com. Kayak is a flight search engine that pulls flights and costs from all over…

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Beach Getaways

If you are anything like me, the minute it gets warm and humid out, you want to read books that take you on vacation. In creating a book end display at the library with book covers of beach scenes, I found some new books to fit that category. Karen White's Color of Light took me to…

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The Skimm

Some months ago, my friend Terri, director of the Webster Public Library (Hi, Terri!), told me that I needed to subscribe to this hilarious daily news e-mail she’d started reading. I told her I get too much e-mail, but she kept mentioning it and finally wore me down. Now The Skimm’s daily news…

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You Have a Story to Tell

Have a story--or many stories--to tell, but don't know how to put the words down on paper? In this workshop, Jennifer Case explores the basics of memoir writing through a variety of activities. Participants will examine what goes into autobiographical writing, respond to writing prompts, and have the opportunity to share their efforts in a safe and friendly workshop setting.…

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A Lovely Legacy

Christy Simons is graciously exhibiting some lovely items handed down to her by her grandmothers and her mother. She says that it is a gift to have such wonderful memories from them and would love for you to enjoy seeing them. They'll be in our display case for the month of June.

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NY Museum of Transportation

The NY Museum of Transportation located on the border of Henrietta and Rush, has started up its trolley rides for the season on Sundays from 11am-5pm. While you’re there, you can see the museum’s collection of train cars, trolley cars, busses, and an antique fire truck. Model train sets, signs, and a beautiful rural setting round out a great day…

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