Recent News

Board Meeting Agenda for Next Wednesday

Wednesday, April 10, 20136:15 p.m.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES – March 13, 2013



FINANCES 1. Expense Control Report 2. Revenue Report 3. Payment Library Bills 4. Trustee Gift Fund 5. Trustee Endowment 6. Friends Account Statement/Book Sale Report

COMMITTEE REPORTS 1. Minerva Campbell Literary Contest

UNFINISHED BUSINESS 1. Review Incident/Injury Procedure 2. Review Personnel Policy

NEW BUSINESS 1. Nancy Maxwell,…

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HPL Teen Pizza Taste-Off

Pizza Taste-Off HPL teens enjoyed voting on their favorite pizza, sauce, cheese, crust, and pepperoni :) Thank you to all of the sponsors: Guys Co. Pizza-Favorite Overall Pizza, crust, and cheese Mark's Pizzeria-Favorite pizza sauce Papa John's Pizza- Favorite pepperoni They are all winners in our eyes!! Ellen Glena Teen Services Librarian

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Flower City Rug Hookers Art on Display

We are currently displaying beautiful rug hooked art created by members of Flower City Rug Hookers.  Stop in and see the variety of forms this art takes - rugs, Christmas stockings, pillows, bags, and more.  You may be inspired to explore a new hobby! A member of the group provided the following information about their history and…

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Gift Basket Drawing

Henrietta Public Library is holding a gift basket drawing in April!  We have 5 gift baskets containing numerous delightful items created and donated by library staff and patrons as well as gift cards for local merchants.  Tickets are $1/1 ticket, $5/6 tickets, and $10/15 tickets.  We will draw the winners of the gift baskets on May 1.  In addition, there…

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Museum Passes Provide Spring Break Fun!

Use your MCLS library card to borrow VIP discounted museum passes! 

In addition to the many fun programs we’re offering here over Spring Break, we loan discounted admission passes to many 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, Geva Theatre…

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St. Patrick's Day Drawing Winner

We're excited to announce the winner of our St. Patrick's Day Drawing!  Kim Donnelly won the raffle for the Irish Raggedy Anne & Andy! It must be the Luck of the Irish.  Many thanks to all who supported the children's area of the library by purchasing raffle tickets!


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We're having a Potty Party!

On Monday, March 25th from 10:15 - 10:45 we're having a potty themed storytime!  This program is designed to get your little one excited to use the potty.  We'll have stories, songs, and even some dancing.  Please see the calendar to register.

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Mission Statement

At last night's Board Meeting, our Board of Trustees officially adopted our new mission statement:

Henrietta Public Library: where our community connects, discovers, and learns.

This is part of a larger process that began with the survey we did last summer and will end with a strategic plan that will help us evolve with our community and the world in the…

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Library Page Job Announcement

We are currently looking for someone to join our team in this entry-level position. Our pages shelve materials, keep the library tidy and organized, and perform minor clerical tasks. The successful candidate will primarily be discharging, sorting, and shelving materials on our busiest mornings.

Our staff:

Loves to learn. Takes pride in providing excellent customer service. Is energetic, cooperative, flexible, pleasant, and eager to…

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