The Friends of the Henrietta Public Library will hold their semiannual used book sale from Wednesday, April 29-Saturday, May 2 in the community room. Friends Nite, April 29 from 4-6:30, is for members of Friends of HPL. $5 memberships are available at the door. The sale is open to the public on April 30 from 2-8, May 1 from 12-5,…
Our Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting in the library on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30pm to discuss the possibility of forming a foundation. Our next regularly scheduled board meeting will be on Wedesday, May 13 at 5:30pm, also in the library. All board meetings are open to the public. You can sign up to receive library…
Ellen Siegel (Substitute Clerk)
So Anyway by John CleeseCleese's autobiography is beautifully written and Ellen was impressed with his intelligence as well as his marvelous sense of humor.
Not My Father's Son by Alan CummingCumming's memoir about his very difficult childhood reveals a sensitive man who is much different than the roles he portrays.
Cathy Lathrop (Children's Clerk)
You can find the agenda for our library board meeting on Wednesday, April 8 at 6:15pm here.
We read stories; we watch stories. We like all kinds of stories. Here are some things we've been watching lately.
Linda Dingman (Clerk)
Alicia Reinhardt (Librarian)
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For those of you who are ready for April showers to bring May flowers, here are some of our newest gardening books:
The Complete Guide to Outdoor Carpentry: Complete Plans for Beautiful Backyard Building ProjectsIn case what your garden really needs is a bridge. Probably everyone's garden needs a bridge. I wish someone would build me a bridge.
Several of us on staff listen to podcasts and love to talk about them, so we thought we'd share some of our favorites with you.
The Adventure ZoneThree adult brothers and their father play Dungeons and Dragons together. Hilarity ensues. It’s silly, light, and enjoyable even for people who have never played D&D.
Here's what our staff's recommending:
Rosanne Rosella, Clerk/Bookkeeper/Adult Programmer
Double Fudge Brownie Murder by Joanne Fluke"Funny with a twist."
Miss Julia series by Ann B. Ross"Lighthearted and fun."
Kristen Shepherd, Clerk
Letters of Note: An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider AudienceKristen says this collection of letters from the web site is easy to delve in and out of.…
It’s been two months since the Serial podcast ended, and there’s no date in sight for season two. If you have a Serial-shaped hole in your life, here are a few podcasts, movies, television shows, and books that might fill the space.
Love + Radio“From PRX’s Radiotopia, Nick van der Kolk’s Love + Radio features in-depth, otherworldly-produced…