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Get Involved in the Library's Future

For well over a year, a group of dedicated volunteers has been working to establish a foundation that would focus on large scale fundraising and support our library's growth as we look ahead to a potential new building. This process took a big step forward on July 19, when our Friends group voted to recharter as the Friends and Foundation…

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Make It at the Library

All ages are invited to be makers this week! Make memories and fun creations with LEGO on Tuesday and with playdough on Saturday. Terry and Rosanne will guide you in paper arts projects like folded paper scrapbooking and paper quilling on Thursday. During that time, you can use our die-cut machine…

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Strolling Through Time

I've been doing a lot of walking this summer and one of my absolute favorite places to take a stroll is Mt. Hope Cemetery off of Mt. Hope Avenue. The grounds are beautiful and I'm always discovering new paths to explore. Mt. Hope is a great place to walk, bike, or run without having to deal with…

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Not Your Same Old Board Games

If you love board games but get tired of arguments over Monopoly, and Life is getting boring, I have a few suggestions for you. If you're looking for something that isn't too complicated but has great replay value, check out Ticket to Ride. In this game, you try to build train tracks across the United States and rack up…

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It's Happening in Henrietta!

Henrietta’s Bicentennial, a mobile log cabin, a free rabies clinic, E-Z Passes, and so much more – happening right here in Henrietta! Learn all about it in the Summer 2017 issue of Henrietta Happenings and stay up-to-date with all the ways Henrietta is growing!

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Sharpen Your Knife Skills

Wegmans' chef will show you how to properly handle, care for, and sharpen knives on Thursday, July 20, from 7-8:30. You'll also learn the basic cuts that will enable you to increase your productivity and enjoyment of knives. Please bring a cook/chef knife (8-10 inches) and cutting board. This event will be held in the library community room. Read More

Here Comes the Firetruck!

Are your kids fascinated by firetrucks? Or, maybe you are! Here's your chance to sit inside a real firetruck and see a fireman up-close. The Henrietta Fire Department is sending firemen and firetrucks to the library on Tuesday, July 18, from 10:15-11:15! Save the date!

 

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Hit the Road with a Good Story

Last week, my family ventured to the Jersey Shore for some fun in the sun. I was not really looking forward to the 6+ hour car ride with my easily bored six-year-old daughter. I am a huge fan of audiobooks, and figured this trip was the perfect time to share this with my family. I chose two. One for each…

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