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Fund Raising Campaign for the New Library is Underway!

December 5th, 2014 by Terry in Adults, Kids, Teens · Comments Off ·

We promised last year that the Irondequoit Public Library Foundation would undertake a fund raising campaign to help hold down the cost of the new library. The campaign has begun!  Money raised will pay for furniture, fixtures and equipment for the new library.  There are also naming opportunities. Please consider a donation.  See our fund raising letter and pledge form below.  Click to make them larger.  If you wish to contribute please fill out and send in the pledge form.  You can also donate online at: irondequoitlibraryfoundation.com!


Fund Raiser Letter

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Fund Raiser Form

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New Large Print Books

April 1st, 2015 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

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Touch of StardustA Touch of Stardust by Kate Alcott

Taking a job at the studio where David O. Selznick is filming Gone with the Wind, Julie Crawford becomes an assistant to Carole Lombard, a rising actress from Julie’s hometown who embarks on a scandalous affair with Clark Gable.

 

 The SShocking Secrethocking Secret of a Guest at the Wedding by Victoria Alexander

Jackson Channing travels to England to meet the family whose existence he has just discovered and enters into a fake engagement with Lady Theodosia Winslow, a family friend, that both of them come to wish was real.

 
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Library Closed on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 For Easter

April 1st, 2015 by IPL Webmaster in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

In observance of Easter, both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4. Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 6.

4/1 Travelogue: Egypt

March 31st, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Come hear stories of Cairo, the Nile River, and seeing the Sphinx. Deb Nevin will share stories and photographs of her travels of Egypt.  sphinx

Wednesday, April 1  at 7:00 pm
Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 East Ridge Road

 

New Adult Books for March 2015

March 26th, 2015 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

Here are some of the new titles we’ve ordered:

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2015-03 f all the oldAll the Old Knives
Olen Steinhauer
After a failed rescue attempt of a hijacked plane in Vienna, two retired spies, former lovers, can’t help but relive the past and determine if the mission went wrong because of a compromised agent on the inside.


2015-03 f buried giantBuried Giant
Kazuo Ishiguro
As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge, and a knight.

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The Friends Are Hosting a Fun Fest & Trunk Sale on May 9th

March 23rd, 2015 by friends in Friends of the Library · No Comments ·

The Friends of the Library Fun Fest & Trunk Sale is back for another year. Saturday, May 9th from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Irondequoit Town Hall (1250 Titus Ave.). Rain or shine!

Entertainment! Games! Raffles! Face Painting! Food Trucks! Bargains Galore!

If you’ve got questions, please call the Friends at (585) 482-1624 or email them at friendsirondequoit@aol.com

If you’re interested in selling items at the Fun Fest, please fill out a Registration Form and return it to the Friends as soon as possible as spaces will be sold on a first come/first served basis.

Germany Travelogue at McGraw

March 23rd, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Come enjoy a trip to Germany with Christy Simons on Wednesday, March 25th at 7pm

Travel to Deutschland and see the beautiful city of Hamburg. Capture the medieval history of Schwerin, Lubeck, Goslar, and Quedlinburg. Our journey concludes in the bustling modern city of Berlin.

Helen McGraw Branch, 2180 East Ridge Road, 14622