Penfield Public Library, 1985 Baird Road, announces the following programs.
Call (585) 340-8720 or visit for more information.
Teen Programs
Sustainable Gardening: 3 to 4:30 p.m. on April 18. For grades 6-12. Mary Jo Lane from MJ Creative Gardens will discuss growing veggies, herbs and edible flowers. Recycled materials will be used to create grow pots, and attendees will learn about composting and making an organic grow mix. Materials provided. Registration required.
Arts and Crafts: 2:30 to 4 p.m. on April 23. Featuring Drawdown EcoChallenge Action No. 55 “Household Recycling” with recycled crafts.
Adult/Teen Programs
Henna Tattoos: 3 to 4:30 p.m. on April 19. Mehndi artist Meena Lall will return to do temporary henna tattoos. Registration required.
Service Learning: 2:30 to 4 p.m. on April 30. Origami cranes for Monroe County
Central library’s Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibit.
Adult Programs
Reversing Global Warming: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 11. Attendees will learn how to help reverse global warming by following 100 solutions proposed in the Project Drawdown scientific study as presented in Paul Hawken’s book “Drawdown.”
Iroquois in Conflict: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on April 14. Harvey Limbeck from the Friends of Ganondagan will discuss various battles throughout history. Registration required.
Microsoft Excel Level 1: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on April 17. This hands-on class will introduce some of Excel’s basic features. Registration required.
Book Discussion Group — Poetry in Pairs: 7 to 9 p.m. on April 18. Attendees will discuss pairings of poems. Librarian Kim Catalanello will facilitate the book discussion.
Microsoft Word: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on April 22. This workshop will introduce participants to the newest Word features. Registration required.
Shepherd Home: 7 to 8 p.m. on April 22. Executive director Ashley Tack will discuss hospice services available to terminally ill patients and their families. Registration required.
Microsoft Excel Level II: 7 to 8:30 p.m. on April 24. Registration required.
Couples Conversation — 55-plus: 2 to 3 p.m. on April 27. Waterstone Financial Services will help couples transition into retirement. Registration required.
“American Creed” Film Showing and Discussion: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 28. This community conversation centered on the PBS documentary invites participants to consider what America’s ideals and identity ought to be. Discussion to follow, led by St. John Fisher College political science professors Sebastien Lazardeux and Kathleen Donovan. Registration required.
Kid Programs
Nazareth College Story Band: 11 to 11:45 p.m. on April 13. For ages 4-10 with an adult. The Story Band will present an interactive musical program, followed by an opportunity for children to meet and interact with various music instruments during the instrument petting zoo. Registration required.
“Tales for Tails”: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on April 15. For ages 4 and older and their families. Children ages 7 and younger must be with an adult.
Doll’s Spring Tea Party: 2 to 3:30 p.m. on April 16. For grades K-5. Dressing up is encouraged. Registration required.
Scrap Art Fun: 2 to 3 p.m. on April 17. For grades K-5. Presenter Mary Jane Wenner will provide the instruction and materials. Registration required.
Bedtime Story Time Stuffed Animal Sleepover: 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. on April 18. For ages 3-8 with an adult. Children can bring a stuffed animal to hear stories and songs about toys. On April 19, children will pick up their animals and a souvenir of their animal’s experience from 2 to 5:30 p.m. Registration required.
Lego Library Club: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. on April 19. For ages 6-11. Creations will be photographed, then dismantled for the next Lego Lab. Registration required.
Crafty Fun Days: 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. on April 24. For grades K-4. This program features stories and theme-related crafts. Registration required.
Parent/Child Book Group: 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. on April 25. For grades 3-5 with a parent. Attendees are encouraged to read “Rush Revere” and the “Star-Spangled Banner” by Rush Limbaugh, and come prepared to discuss their favorite parts. Books available.
Sleeping Beauty Story Time: 11 to 11:45 on April 27. For ages 3-10. Princess Aurora and the Lilac Fairy are coming to the library. These members of the Rochester City Ballet appear in full costume to read “Sleeping Beauty.” Registration required.