Recent News

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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Toddler Dance Party

Toddlers and Preschoolers are invited to come dance their sillies out this Saturday, March 9th at 10:30am.  The program includes music, bells, shakers, and bubbles!

No registration required.

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Library Board Meeting Agenda for March 13

March 13, 2013 at 6:15 p.m.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES – February 13, 2013




Expense Control Report Revenue Report Payment Library Bills Trustee Gift Fund Trustee Endowment Friends Account Statement/Book Sale Report




Conflict of Interest Statement Benefits for Part-Timers Review of the Incident/Injury Procedure



Mission/Vision Statements Rosanne Rosella, Library Clerk Review Personnel Policy Staff Day Lunch



Annual report to Community – presentation to Board Review Bodily Fluid Procedure Review Collection Development Policy/Computer…

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The World in Paper

Enjoy The World in Paper exhibit in our display case!  This exhibit is contributed by Kurt D. Ruckdeschel who shared the following information about his collection.

I began collecting and constructing architectural models six years ago.  The models come from Europe: mostly Germany, Czech Republic, Poland, and France.  I have always wanted to travel in Europe, so I did the next…

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