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Maximize your Social Security benefits!

Jason Alexander, CRPC, CIMA will be here Thursday, January 9 to answer your questions about Social Security benefits. With his vast knowledge, he'll share some tricks you should know to maximize your benefits. Please register at



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New Totebags!

We have some new canvas totebags for you to take your materials home in! The totebags have barcode tags and get checked out and returned like books and other materials. Just ask for a totebag at the circulation desk and take your books home in style!


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Nativities from Around the World

Judi Cermak started collecting cows at garage sales because she liked cows. Throughout the years, she has collected many different things. Eventually, she expanded to collecting nativity sets during her travels to other states and countries. Judi's friends and family began giving her nativities. She now has over twenty-five sets.

Judi taught art in East Bloomfield Elementary School for over thirty…

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Healthcare Navigators here to assist you!

Come to the library on Monday, December 16, 2013 from noon-4 pm or February 24, 2014 from noon-3 pm to meet with a healthcare navigator. Healthcare navigators are unbiased and trained to help you look for health coverage options through the Marketplace. The navigator’s service is free. Bring ID and last year’s tax return. No appointments will be taken. First…

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2014 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Calendars

Enjoy beautiful images of the Erie Canalway all year long with a 2014 Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor calendar! The photographs in the calendar were taken by the winners of the 2013 photo contest and highlight the scenery, history, culture, and natural resources of the Erie Canalway. Help yourself to one of the calendars displayed on the circulation desk near…

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Thanksgiving Hours

Like many of you, we're busy getting ready for the holidays next week. (For instance, have you been following the Thanksgiving recipes they've been posting at the NY Times? YUM.) For those of you planning ahead, our modified hours:

Wednesday, November 27: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (closing early)Thursday, November 28: ClosedFriday, November 29: ClosedSaturday, November 30: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (normal hours)Be…

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New iPad in the Children's Area

The children’s area has a new iPad for parents and kids to use together when they visit the library. Children’s librarian Anne Hicks says, “An iPad can be a great early literacy tool and a catalyst for child and caregiver engagement. This will be a wonderful opportunity for kids and their caregivers to play with and learn from an…

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VIP Passes are the Ticket to Area Attractions

Use your Monroe County Library System card to borrow a VIP discounted museum pass to various local attractions!  Participating in the VIP (Very Important Pass) program are the Rochester Museum and Science Center, George Eastman House, Genesee Country Village & Museum, Memorial Art Gallery, and Geva Theatre Center. 

These passes can be borrowed from the library with an up-to-date MCLS library…

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The Mysterious World of Cats

Come in and enjoy this engaging exhibit of cats in our display case!

Elaine and John Bell have been collecting feline figurines for twenty years. They love cats of all kinds, wild and domestic. The couple is attracted to their graceful beauty and fascinating history.

The figurines in the Bells’ collection are formed from alabaster, crystal and porcelain. They were created by…

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