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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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1/21 Wonderful World of Patents and Trademarks program

January 20th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, Programs · No Comments ·

Jay Osborne and Jeff Levine, librarians from the Central Library, will present The Wonderful World of Patents and Trademarks at McGraw on Wednesday 1/21 at 7pm.

Learn why patents are essential, what makes up intellectual property rights, and how to register a trademark.

Join us!

Friends of the Library – January 2015 News

January 16th, 2015 by friends in Friends of the Library · No Comments ·

Save the Date: The Friend’s Fun Festival is Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM on the Irondequoit Town Hall Campus on Titus Avenue. There will be children games, food vendors, vendors selling arts and crafts and etc, music entertainers, and other entertainers and activities for children. See flyers/posters in the Library and around town, and our social media pages for more information. The Friends use the money raised from this event to fund the programming at the Library.

Save the Date: The Friend’s are having a winter fundraiser on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at the St. Paul Exempt on Thomas Avenue. There will be a life size CandyLand Game, board games, beverages, and snacks. See flyers/posters in the Library and around town, and our social media pages for more information. The Friends use the money raised from this event to fund the programming at the Library.

You can find more from the Friends of the Irondequoit Public Library on Facebook and Twitter.

New Large Print Books–January 2015

January 15th, 2015 by Amy in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

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Let Sleeping Dogs LieLet Sleeping Dogs Lie by Rita Mae Brown

When a body is found in the equine graveyard, “Sister” Jane Arnold and her hounds investigate the murder, but find the case pointing to the complicated relations between three old families.

 

Fall of GiantsFall of Giants by Ken Follett

Follows the fates of five interrelated families–American, German, Russian, English and Welsh–as they move through the world-shaking dramas of World War I, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage.

 
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Both Branches of the Library Will Be Closed on January 19, 2015

January 13th, 2015 by John in Adults, Kids, Teens · No Comments ·

In observance of Martin Luther King Day, both branches of the Irondequoit Public Library will be closed on Monday, January 19. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, January 20.

Friends of the Library Tree at the George Eastman House

January 2nd, 2015 by friends in Friends of the Library · No Comments ·

This is the Friends of the Irondequoit Public Library Christmas Tree at the George Eastman House. Every year the George Eastman House allows a limited number of Christmas Trees from organizations to be displayed there. This year the Friends tree is one of 16 that are displayed there. When an organization displays their tree at the George Eastman House, it is a way the organization can advertize their group while benefiting the George Eastman House. A silent auction is held on all trees, and all of the proceeds go to the George Eastman House.

New Adult Books for December 2014

December 30th, 2014 by IPLAcquisitions in Adults, New on the Shelves · No Comments ·

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

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2014-12 f another night another dayAnother Night, Another Day
Sarah Rayner
Three people are brought together at Moreland’s Clinic, where they reveal their deepest secrets, and confront and console one another as they heal: Karen–about to lose her father, Abby–whose son has autism and needs constant care, and Michael–a family man on the verge of bankruptcy.

2014-12 f betrayedBetrayed
Lisa Scottoline
A follow-up to Accused finds Judy struggling with torn feelings about her best friend Mary DiNunzio’s happiness and racing to the side of her cancer-stricken aunt, Barb, whose close friend, an undocumented worker at a local farm, has died under suspicious circumstances.

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