Pittsford Community Library, 24 State St., recently announced its June programs. Visit townofpittsford.org/library or call (585) 249-5481 for more information or to register.
Programs for children and families
Story times will resume in July.
Children’s Book Swap: 10 to 11 a.m. on June 25 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Trade in gently-used children’s books for some great new reads. Bring as many books to swap. For all ages. Free. No registration required.
Programs for adults and tweens and teens
Architecture Scavenger Hunt: 2 p.m. on June 3 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Pick up an Architecture Scavenger Hunt poster at the Pittsford Community Library; Historic Pittsford’s Little House, 18 Monroe Ave.; or download it from Historic Pittsford’s website at historicpittsford.com. Walk the village and identify the addresses of the structures shown on the scavenger hunt poster. Once the addresses are all recorded, return the poster by May 31 to the library at the information desk. Hint: The answers will be found on or around buildings in the village within a two-block area. Pittsford Town and Village Historian Audrey Johnson will discuss the structures, and the winners of the hunt will be announced on June 3. This program for all ages is sponsored by Historic Pittsford. No registration required.
Great Novels Book Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 4 in the Fletcher Steele Room. “Cat’s Cradle” by Kurt Vonnegut. Copies of the book will be available at the checkout/return desk. No registration required.
Microsoft Excel 1.0—Basics: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 4 and 6 in the Learning Center. In this two-session class, learn the basics to create, edit and format spreadsheets, modify the page setup and insert simple formulas. Limited registration.
Knitting for Charity: 10 to 11:30 a.m. on June 5 and 21 in the Fletcher Steele Room. This group is dedicated to producing knitted items to benefit local charity organizations. Basic knowledge of knitting is recommended. Please bring knitting needles and yarn. No registration required.
Gardening for Wildlife: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 5 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Add interest to a garden by growing plants to attract birds, butterflies, pollinators and other beneficial insects. Find out what foods they need and what plants to grow for shelter and to provide places to nest and reproduce. Attendees will also see some of the special wildlife in a backyard pond. No registration required.
Study for Finals at the Library: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 9 and 16 and 1 to 5 p.m. on June 10 and 17 in the Fisher Meeting Room. The Fisher Meeting Room will be set up for students to study for finals. Drop in; no registration required.
Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films: 6:30 p.m. on June 11 in the Fisher Meeting Room. “In Between,” Israel, 2016, 103 minutes, not rated. Hebrew, Arabic with English subtitles. Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture. No registration required.
Monday, 6:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
Murder for Lunch Book Group: noon to 1 p.m. on June 12 in the Fletcher Steele Room. “The Wrong Side of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly. Copies of the title are at the circulation desk. No registration required.
Teen Community Service: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 12 and 26 at Teen Place. Need community service credits? PCL wants teen volunteers to help in the library. Students will straighten the Teen Place and help with various other library tasks. For students in grades six through 12. Registration required.
IPad Basics: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 12 and 19 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Librarian Elizabeth Beardslee will help attendees explore their iPad in this demonstration. Please bring own iPad. Limited registration.
Savory Food Book Group: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on June 19 in the Fletcher Steele Room. “As Always, Julia” by Joan Reardon. Join the Savory Book Group to read and discuss fiction and nonfiction books related to food. Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk. No registration required.
Talking Circle — Aging and Perspectives on Growing in Your Sixties and Beyond: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on June 20 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Share stories and insights on aging and listen to others. The Talking Circle format provides a place to be heard, and welcomes authentic voices and compassionate listening. Judith Lardner, a certified Circle facilitator, will lead the group. Registration required.
Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration: 2 to 3 p.m. on June 25 in the New Book Area. Join for cake to kick off this year’s summer reading. Pick up information on Children’s, Tween & Teen, and Adult Summer Reading Programs. Drop in; no registration required.
Summer Camp in an Hour: 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on June 25 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Kick off summer reading by participating in summer camp-inspired activities including creating a solar s’more cooker and sharpie tie-dye bandana. For students entering grades six through 12. Registration required.
Libraries Rock! Journey to the Center of the Earth: 6:30 p.m. on June 25 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Kick off the Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! Join for an adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic tale of a geologist who ventures deep below the Earth’s crust to find his missing brother. His nephew and an Icelandic mountaineer tag along. All ages. No registration required.
Eating for Energy — Fuel for Your Day: 7 to 8 p.m. on June 27 in the Fisher Meeting Room. Nourishment includes the food eaten as well as the choices made. These choices can either energize or drain. Pam Gardephe, a certified health coach, will discuss the differences and how to make the right choices. She will also discuss bio-individuality, and the relationship between sugar and mood swings. No registration required.