LIBRARY NOTES: Irondequoit, Penfield, Webster

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Irondequoit Public Library announced the upcoming programs.   

Drop-in Knitting Circle: 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. Bring your knitting, quilting or needlework supplies and projects. 

Outdoor Storytime: 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays through Oct. 14. For ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Bring a blanket or chair, and join us for stories and songs on the library lawn (weather-permitting). 

Teen Tech Tutors: 4 to 6 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Get help with (almost) all of your technology questions. 

Call 585-336-6060 or visit irondequoitlibrary.org for information. 

Penfield Public Library announced the upcoming programs.   

“The Great Give Back”: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 16. Families with children will visit booths, learn from community members, participate in an activity and get their community passport stamped at each station. Registration required. 

Ongoing 

Baby Story Time: 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Fridays through Dec. 17. Songs, stories and finger plays for infants and pre-walkers with their caregivers. Does not meet Oct. 8. Registration required.  

Preschool Story Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Mondays or Thursdays through Dec. 16. Songs, stories and fun for ages 3-5 with a caregiver. Does not meet Oct. 11. Registration required.  

Terrific Twos Story Time: 9:40 to 10:05 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays through Dec. 15. Songs, stories and fun for 2-year-olds with a caregiver. Does not meet Oct. 11. Registration required.     

Wee Walkers Play Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Fridays through Dec. 17. Songs, stories and rhymes followed by play stations for ages 12-23 months with a caregiver. Does not meet Oct. 8. Registration required.  

The library is seeking volunteers in grades 6-12 who want to write book reviews for the “PPL YA Lit Reviews” blog. Email lyla.grills@libraryweb.org for information.   

The Friends of the Penfield Public Library organized a surplus book section of donated books behind the photocopier. The suggested donation is 50 cents for paperbacks and $1 for hardcovers. Place donations in the wooden container at the display.    

Call 585-340-8720 or visit penfield.org/library for information. 

Webster Public Library announced the following programs.  

Libby Tips and Tricks: 3 p.m. Oct. 7 via Zoom. Join Jenny Paxson for a presentation on different things that Libby has to offer. Q&A to follow. Registration required. 

Library closed: Oct. 11.  

Book Discussion: 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 12. For adults. Be prepared to discuss this year’s Rochester Reads selection, “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Zoom option available. Registration required.  

Meditation for Relieving Stress and Anxiety with Amy Rutledge: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 via Zoom. For adults. Learn a breathing exercise to calm the nervous system and be guided into a calm space creative visualization to release tension and stress. Q&A to follow. Registration required. 

Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 15 and 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 16. Hardcover books are $1 each and paperbacks are 50 cents. Credit cards accepted. BYOB Bag Sale runs Oct. 15-16 for $5.  

“Relieving Parent Fatigue”: 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 14 via Zoom. For adults. Sabrina Vogler from Heart in the Moment Mindfulness Coaching will offer on-the-spot self-care tools for getting calm and supporting ourselves when we’re stressed. Registration required. 

Ongoing 

Wee Ones: 9:30 a.m. or 10 a.m. on Mondays. For ages 2 and younger. Join us for a storytime full of rhymes, songs and books. Registration required. 

Outdoor Storytime: 10 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays, Harmony Park Amphitheater, 10 Foster Drive, Webster. For ages 5 and younger. Join us for stories, songs and rhymes. 

Sit & Stitch: 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Mondays. Learn to knit or crochet, stretch your skills for a new project, and get questions answered. 

Call 585-872-7075 or visit websterlibrary.org for information.