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									                                      Pittsford Community Library
                                      Pittsford, NY




                 Program
                 Calendar
                 July/August 2011




Library Hours                  Pittsford Community Library              Programs sponsored by:
                               24 State Street
♦ Monday-Thursday 9am to 9pm   Pittsford, NY
                               585-248-
                               585-248-6275
♦ Friday 9am to 6pm            http://www.townofpittsford.org/library
      Closed weekends:
        June 24-Sept. 9
   Weekend hours resume                                    Look for us on Facebook™
    Saturday, Sept. 10.
              REGISTRATION                                               Adult Programs

♦ To register for a program, stop by the                 Fabulous Films @ the Library
  Information Desk or call 249-5481 dur-                 The Tourist (PG-13, 103 minutes, 2010)
                                                         Wednesday, July 6
  ing regular library hours.                             6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
♦ To register for children’s programs,                   Starring Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie. An
                                                         American tourist has a playful dalliance with a
  stop by the Children’s Desk or call 249-               stranger that leads to a web of intrigue, romance
  5478 during regular library hours.                     and danger. During an impromptu trip to Europe
                                                         to mend a broken heart, Frank unexpectedly finds
                                                         himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise, an
                                                         extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his
                                                         path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris
                  Program                                and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly
                Information                              evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust
                                                         into a deadly game of cat and mouse. No registra-
♦ For more information about library pro-                tion required.
  grams for adults or teens, call the Infor-             O Pen: Poetry Over Lunch
  mation Desk at 249-5481 during regular                 Mondays, July 11, 18 & 25
  library hours. For more information                    12:00—1:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room
  about children’s programs, call 249-5478               Discover the joy of reading poetry. You are invited
  during regular library hours.                          to discover the pleasures of poetry in a relaxed set-
                                                         ting–there is no grade or personal stake other than
♦ The library program calendar is available at           sharing insights. No registration required.
  http://www.townofpittsford.org/library.
  Program information is also available at the
  Monroe County Library System website,                                      Around the
  http://www.libraryweb.org. Under Li-
  brary Events click Search Events, then se-
  lect Pittsford Library to search the calendar.
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♦ Monthly program calendars are available                 If you love food as much as you love books, then our
                                                          new discussion group is for you! The group meets
  at the Information Desk, Reference                      from 1:00—2:30pm, alternate Thursdays, in the Read-
  Desk and Children’s Desk. If you would                  ing Garden (weather permitting) or in the Fisher Meet-
  like to receive PCL’s monthly program                   ing Room. Meetings will be themed, so grab your fa-
                                                          vorite food mysteries, cookbooks, and food memoirs
  calendar via email, call 249-5481 or stop               and join us for this show, tell and taste. Light refresh-
  by the Information Desk.                                ments will be served. Registration not required.

♦ To request a sign language interpreter,                  Here are the themes we’ve planned for the summer:
  we require five business days advance                                     July 7: Health & Lifestyle
  notice.                                                                   July 21: Memoirs
                                                                            August 4: Food Network
                                                                            August 18: Desserts
                                                          Bring your title suggestions, recipes, samples, or just
                                                                  your appetite for good conversation!

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               Adult Programs                                               Adult Programs

Murder for Lunch                                             Fit to a T
Tuesday, July 12                                             Tuesday, July 19
12:00—1:00pm, Fletcher Steele Room                           2:00—3:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
Come sleuth with us the second Tuesday of each                         Fit to a T is an educational program de-
month. Carol Riker will lead the discussion. This                      veloped by members of the U.S. Bone
month will feature Deal Breaker by Harlan Coben.                       and Joint Decade in response to the Sur-
Copies of the book will be available at the Check                      geon General’s first-ever report on bone
Out/Return Desk. No registration required.                   health and osteoporosis. Relevant to all ages, Fit to
                                                             a T is aimed at men and women in their mid-40s
Armchair Travels: South Africa                               to late 60s, as well as those who are highly suscep-
Tuesday, July 12                                             tible to osteoporotic fractures or have experienced
7:00—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                             a break. The goal is to teach you the necessary
         During a seven-day camping trip to Bot-             steps to prevent bone disease before you have a
         swana, Barbara Moore took numerous                  fracture caused by weak bones. It also aims to help
         pictures of lions, elephants, zebras, gi-           you make lifestyle changes to alter the course of
         raffes and other animals. Then she trav-            the condition and decrease the risk of a second
eled to Cape Town and Johannesburg where she                 fracture. Registration required.
photographed the beauty of South Africa. She will
share some of her photographs and take us on a               Beyond Bestsellers: Book Reviews with Ann McKay
trip to Botswana and South Africa. Registration              Wednesday, July 20
required.                                                    12:00—1:00pm, Fletcher Steele Room
                                                             Join Ann McKay for an hour of casual book talk.
Reading Backwards Book Group                                 She will review and discuss some of her favorite
At Some Disputed Barricade by Anne Perry                     books and authors. No registration required.
Wednesday, July 13
12:30—1:30pm, Fletcher Steele Room                           Knitting: UFO’s with Nancy
Reading Backwards is a book discussion group for             Wednesdays, July 20 & 27
those who enjoy reading historical fiction. Copies           7:00—8:30pm, Fletcher Steele Room
of the book will be available at the Check Out/              UFO’s are Unfinished Objects...here’s your chance
Return Desk. No registration required.                       to reboot your enthusiasm for any project that’s
                                                             been stashed and forgotten. Bring your UFO and
Fabulous Films @ the Library                                 its instructions (if you still have them) and Nancy
Life As We Know It (PG-13, 114 minutes, 2010)                Vandivert will help you get going and assist with
Wednesday, July 13                                           whatever questions or concerns you may have.
6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                             Registration required.
        Starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Du-
        hamel. Holly Berenson is an up-and-                  Fabulous Films @ the Library
        coming caterer and Eric Messer is a prom-            Country Strong (PG-13, 117 minutes, 2010)
        ising network sports director. After a disas-        Wednesday, July 20
trous first date, the only thing they have in com-           6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
mon is their dislike for each other and their love           Starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw. A
for their goddaughter, Sophie. But when they sud-            drama centered on a rising country-music song-
denly become all Sophie has in the world, Holly              writer who sparks with a fallen star. Together, they
and Eric are forced to put their differences aside.          mount his ascent and her comeback, which leads
Juggling career ambitions and competing social               to romantic complications involving her husband/
calendars, they’ll have to find some common                  manager and a beauty queen-turned-singer. No
ground while living under one roof. No registra-             registration required.
tion required.
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               Adult Programs                                                 Adult Programs

                                                               Documentary Film Series
                    One-to-One                                 Cool It (PG, 87 minutes, 2010)
                                                               Tuesday, July 26
                    Tech Help                                  6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
                                                               Directed by Ondi Timoner. This film is based
     Thursdays, July 21 & August 11                            upon the book of the same name and lectures by
            12:30—1:30pm,                                      Bjorn Lomborg, the controversial author of The
            Learning Center                                    Skeptical Environmentalist. Lomborg is the founder
                                                               and director of the Copenhagen Consensus Cen-
    ◊ Would you like assistance setting up                     ter, a globally respected think tank that brings to-
      an email account?                                        gether the world’s leading economists to prioritize
    ◊ Do you have questions about format-                      major global problems—among them malaria, the
      ting your resume on Microsoft Word?                      lack of potable water and HIV/AIDS—based
    ◊ Are you interested in reading MCLS                       upon a cost/benefit analysis of available solutions.
      ebooks on your Nook?                                     Amidst the strong and polarized opinions within
                                                               the global warming debate, Cool It follows Lom-
      Call 249-5481 to register for a                          borg on his mission to bring the smartest solutions
       15-minute, one-on-one, basic                            to climate change, environmental pollution, and
                                                               other major problems in the world. No registration
         computer session with                                 required.
            PCL staff members.
                                                               Fabulous Films @ the Library
                                                               The Eagle (PG-13, 114 minutes, 2011)
Nonfiction Book Club                                           Wednesday, July 27
Genome by Matt Ridley                                          6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
Monday, July 25                                                         Starring Donald Sutherland and Jamie
7:00—8:30pm, Fletcher Steele Room                                       Bell. A Roman epic adventure, based on
Copies of the book will be available at the Check                       the classic novel of the same name, set in
Out/Return Desk. No registration required.                              the dangerous world of second-century
                                                               Britain. In 140 AD, twenty years after the unex-
Family Bingo                                                   plained disappearance of the entire Ninth Legion
Monday, July 25                                                in the mountains of Scotland, young centurion
7:00—8:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                               Marcus Aquila arrives from Rome to solve the
How about some old-fashioned fun? Round up                     mystery and restore the reputation of his father,
your family and friends for an evening of bingo.               the commander of the Ninth. Accompanied only
Snacks provided. For all ages. No registration required.       by his British slave Esca, Marcus sets out across
                                                               Hadrian’s Wall into the uncharted highlands of
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Discussion Group                   Caledonia to confront its savage tribes, make
Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof                               peace with his father’s memory, and retrieve the
Tuesday, July 26                                               lost legion’s golden emblem, the Eagle of the
12:30—2:00pm, Fletcher Steele Room                             Ninth. No registration required.
      This program is offered in conjunction
      with the Southeast YMCA. Copies of the
      book will be available at the Check Out/
      Return Desk. No registration required.




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              Adult Programs                                               Adult Programs

Knitting for Charity
Thursday, July 28
9:30—11:30am, Fletcher Steele Room
         This informal group is dedicated to pro-
         ducing knitted items to benefit local char-
         ity organizations. Beginners as well as ad-
         vanced knitters are welcome. Basic knowl-
edge of knitting is recommended. New projects
will be added continually; please bring knitting
needles and yarn. No registration required.

Learn to Play Euchre                                         The library will be closed on weekends
Thursday, July 28                                            from June 24 through September 9.
3:00—4:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
Enjoy challenging card games? Join Library staff             Weekend hours resume on Saturday,
members to learn how to play this popular four-              September 10.
person card game. Registration required.

O Pen: Poetry Over Lunch
Mondays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29                           Fabulous Films @ the Library
12:00—1:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                           The Switch (PG-13, 101 minutes, 2010)
Discover the joy of reading poetry. Each week a             Wednesday, August 3
new poet or theme will be introduced, followed by           6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
a reading. You are invited to discover the pleasures        In this offbeat comedy, Kassie, a smart, fun-loving
of poetry in a relaxed setting–there is no grade or         single woman who, despite her neurotic best
personal stake other than sharing insights. No reg-         friend Wally's objections, decides it's time to have
istration required.                                         a baby—even if it means doing it by herself ... with
                                                            a little help from a charming sperm donor. But,
Communities and Health Care: The Rochester,                 unbeknownst to her, Kassie's plans go awry be-
New York Experiment                                         cause of a last-minute switch that isn't discovered
Monday, August 1                                            until seven years later when Wally finally gets ac-
7:00—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                            quainted with Kassie's cute, though slightly neu-
         Sarah Liebschutz, distinguished service            rotic, son. No registration required.
         professor emerita at the State University
         of New York, College at Brockport, will            Knitting: UFO’s with Nancy
         be at the library to discuss her latest            Wednesdays, August 3 & 17
book, Communities and Health Care: The Rochester,           7:00—8:30pm, Fletcher Steele Room
New York Experiment, which explores the develop-            UFO’s are Unfinished Objects...here’s your chance
ment of Rochester’s local health care system be-            to reboot your enthusiasm for any project that’s
tween the 1930s and 1980s. Registration re-                 been stashed and forgotten. Bring your UFO and
quired.                                                     its instructions (if you still have them) and Nancy
                                                            Vandivert will help you get going and assist with
                                                            whatever questions or concerns you may have.
                                                            Registration required.




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              Adult Programs                                               Adult Programs

Murder for Lunch
Tuesday, August 9
12:00—1:00pm, Fletcher Steele Room
Come sleuth with us the second Tuesday of each
month. Carol Riker will lead the discussion. This
month will feature A Taste for Death by P.D. James.                       Join Pittsford Community Library’s
Copies of the book will be available at the Check
Out/Return Desk. No registration required.                               Adult Summer Reading Program. It’s
Hydrangeas in the North
                                                                           simple, fun, and there are prizes!
Tuesday, August 9
7:00—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
                                                            Here’s what to do. Read a book or watch a
           Tim Boebel, nursery manager at Way-              film. Fill out a review form. Drop the review
           side Garden Center, has been studying            in the raffle box located near the New Books.
           this charismatic flowering shrub for             At the end of the summer, we’ll draw from
           years, both at Wayside and in extensive          the box for prizes.
           trials in his home garden. Tim will dis-
cuss hardy hydrangea species, with emphasis on              Parents! If you are reading to your
what is needed for growing each of them success-            kids, that counts too! Submit a
fully in the North. In particular, Tim will explore         review form for any books you
two species that are in high demand—the macro-
phylla and serrata species—and illustrate and ex-           read and participate in our adult
plain the method he has developed for getting               summer reading program!
both of these species to bloom reliably in our cli-
mate. If you have been frustrated by your suppos-           We will accept adult summer reading reviews
edly hardy hydrangeas not blooming, then this talk          from Monday, June 27 through Thursday, Au-
is for you! Tim has perfected a very different              gust 4. All reviews must be received by Thurs-
method for getting reliable blooms in our climate           day, August 4 to be included in the prize draw-
and will detail the steps. Registration required.           ings on Friday, August 5.
Reading Backwards Book Group
The Thistle and the Rose by Jean Plaidy
Wednesday, August 10                                        Fabulous Films @ the Library
12:30—1:30pm, Fletcher Steele Room                          The Next Three Days (PG-13, 122 minutes, 2010)
Reading Backwards is a book discussion group for            Wednesday, August 10
those who enjoy reading and talking about histori-          6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
cal fiction. Copies of the book will be available at        Starring Liam Neeson and Russell Crowe. Life
the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration re-              seems perfect for John Brennan until his wife,
quired.                                                     Lara, is arrested for a gruesome murder she says
                                                            she didn’t commit. Three years into her sentence,
                                                            John is struggling to hold his family together, rais-
                                                            ing their son and teaching at college while he pur-
                                                            sues every means available to prove her innocence.
                                                            With the rejection of their final appeal, Lara be-
                                                            comes suicidal and John decides there is only one
                                                            possible, bearable solution: to break his wife out of
                                                            prison. No registration required.


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               Adult Programs                                                Adult Programs

Healthy Smoothies                                             Nonfiction Book Club
Monday, August 15                                             In the Neighborhood by Peter Lovenheim
7:00—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                              Monday, August 22
What is a smoothie? Smoothies are made                        7:00—8:30pm, Fletcher Steele Room
with healthy ingredients such as fresh fruit, yogurt,         Copies of the book will be available at the Check
flaxseeds and even vegetables rather than the high-           Out/Return Desk. No registration required.
calorie ice cream and sugar found in milkshakes.
Smoothies are a good alternative for people on the            Documentary Film Series
go who do not have time to create meals. Fresh                Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
home-made smoothies provide an immediate and                  (G, 105 minutes, 2011)
more potent source of nutrients. Usha Shah will               Tuesday, August 23
demonstrate how to make three or four different               6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
smoothies for a tasting and answer your questions.            This documentary and concert film follows teen
Registration required.                                        pop sensation Justin Bieber on his 2010 concert
                                                              tour. We get exclusive behind-the-scenes footage
Armchair Travels: Eternal Egypt—Gift of the Nile              as well as pictures and videos from Justin’s child-
Tuesday, August 16                                            hood. Also featured are cameos of other superstars
7:00—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                              such as Usher and Jaden Smith. No registration
           A trip to Egypt is an unforgettable ex-            required.
           perience! Not only does Egypt have the
           world’s greatest collection of antiquities,        Fabulous Films @ the Library
           but it’s also an incredibly bustling coun-         Just Go With It (PG-13, 117 minutes, 2011)
try. Join Tom DeClaire on a tour of Egypt’s most              Wednesday, August 24
spectacular cities and sites. This is your chance to          6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
visit Cairo, the great pyramids of Giza, the Valley           Danny is a successful plastic surgeon who pre-
of the Queens and Kings, and take a tour of the               tends to be unhappily married as a pick-up line.
Nile River. Registration required.                            When he finally meets a girl he believes to be the
                                                              woman of his dreams, he doesn't use the pick-up
Fabulous Films @ the Library                                  line on her but when she finds the wedding band
Rabbit Hole (PG-13, 91 minutes, 2010)                         he uses and she believes him to be married, he has
Wednesday, August 17                                          to tell her he's getting a divorce. He asks his office
6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                              manager Katherine to pose as his wife in order to
Starring Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart. Becca               prove his story, but one lie turns into another that
and Howie Corbett are returning to their everyday             brings Katherine's children into his scheme, result-
existence in the wake of a shocking, sudden loss.             ing in a trip to Hawaii that will change all their
Just eight months ago, they were a happy suburban             lives. No registration required.
family with everything they wanted. Now, they are
caught in a maze of memory, longing, and guilt.               Knitting for Charity
Becca hesitantly opens up to her opinionated, lov-            Thursday, August 25
ing mother and secretly reaches out to the teenager           9:30—11:30am, Fletcher Steele Room
involved in the accident that changed everything;             This informal group is dedicated to producing
while Howie lashes out and imagines solace with               knitted items to benefit local charity organizations.
another woman. Yet, as off track as they are, the             Beginners as well as advanced knitters are wel-
couple keeps trying to find their way back to a life          come. Basic knowledge of knitting is recom-
that still holds the potential for beauty, laughter           mended. New projects will be added continually;
and happiness. No registration required.                      please bring knitting needles and yarn. No registra-
                                                              tion required.

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                                                                                    Adult Programs
        Get Started with eBooks!                                     Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Discussion Group:
                                                                     The Lost City of Z by David Grann
                                                                     Tuesday, August 30
                                                                     12:30—2:00pm, Fletcher Steele Room
http://overdrive.libraryweb.org                                      This program is offered in conjunction with the
                                                                     Southeast YMCA. Copies of the book will be
You can check out and download OverDrive EPUB
                                                                     available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No regis-
eBooks and OverDrive PDF eBooks.                                     tration required.
To access OverDrive eBooks you need…
                                                                     Fabulous Films @ the Library
•   A valid library card                                             True Grit (PG-13, 110 minutes, 2010)
•   Internet access                                                  Wednesday, August 31
•   A computer or device that meets the system re-                   6:30—8:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room
    quirements for the type(s) of digital materials you              Starring Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon. Following
    wish to check out                                                the murder of her father by hired hand Tom
•   Free software for your computer or device that al-               Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out
    lows you to borrow and use the digital materials avail-          to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the
    able at the site
                                                                     toughest U.S. marshal she can find, Reuben J.
                                                                     "Rooster" Cogburn. Against his wishes, she joins
Get Started in Three Easy Steps:                                     him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of
                                                                     Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger
Step 1 - Download and install free software
                                                                     LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own pur-
As a first step, you need to download and install the free soft-     poses. The unlikely trio find danger and surprises
ware that allows you to use digital materials. Go to over-           on the journey, and each has his or her "grit"
drive.libraryweb.org to determine what software is required          tested. No registration required.
for your computer or device. Look for Software Downloads in
the left-hand column. OverDrive eBooks are compatible
with many devices, including smartphones, tablet PC’s
and eReaders.
                                                                                       Around the
Step 2 - Activate the software

After you have downloaded and installed the appropriate
software for your device, you must take steps to activate
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it before downloading digital materials. Go to over-                  If you love food as much as you love books, then
drive.libraryweb.org/Help-QuickStartGuide.htm for more in-            our new discussion group is for you! The group
formation about activating your software.                             meets from 1:00—2:30pm, alternate Thursdays, in
                                                                      the Reading Garden (weather permitting) or in the
Step 3 - Check out, download, and enjoy
                                                                      Fisher Meeting Room. Registration not required.
Browse or search the library’s site for downloadable
                                                                      Here are the themes we’ve planned for August:
materials. When you locate a title of interest, add it to
the Digital Cart and check out the title.                                             August 4: Food Network
                                                                                      August 18: Desserts
                                                                       Bring your title suggestions, recipes, samples, or
                                                                           just your appetite for good conversation!

 MCLS eBooks: http://overdrive.libraryweb.org/


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                  Tween & Teen                                                   Tween & Teen
                   Programs                                                       Programs
Practice SAT                                                  Family Bingo
Wednesday, July 6                                             Monday, July 25
9:00am—1:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                            7:00—8:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room
         Our practice SAT test will be given by               How about some old-fashioned fun? Round up
         Kaplan Test Center under timed condi-                your family and friends for an evening of bingo.
         tions identical to the real test. Scores will        Snacks provided. For all ages. No registration required.
         be emailed directly to students approxi-
mately one week following the test and will not be            Practice ACT
sent to schools. You are under no obligation to               Wednesday, August 3
sign up for Kaplan courses after taking the test.             10:00am—2:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room
Bring #2 pencils and a calculator. For stu-                   Our practice ACT test will be given by Kaplan
dents entering grades 11 and 12. Registration                 Test Center under timed conditions identical to
required.                                                     the real test. Scores will be emailed directly to stu-
                                                              dents approximately one week following the test
Teen Community Service                                        and will not be sent to schools. You are under no
Mondays, July 11—August 15                                    obligation to sign up for Kaplan courses after tak-
3:15—4:15pm, Teen Place                                       ing the test. Bring #2 pencils and a calculator.
Need community service credit? Register to be-                For students entering grades 11 and 12. Regis-
come a teen volunteer at PCL. We need students                tration required.
to assist with creating displays, straightening
shelves, planning teen programs and other library
tasks. You do not have to attend all sessions. For
students entering grades 6—12. Registration re-
quired.

Mehndi & Movie
Wednesday, July 13
1:00—3:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                             Find PCL on Facebook™
Learn about the history and tradition of mehndi as
we take a virtual visit to India as part of the You
Are Here Summer Reading Program. Watch a Bol-
lywood movie while receiving a small, temporary
                                                               Stay informed about library pro-
henna tattoo. Registration required.                             grams, events & happenings
Movie & Munchies                                                           online!
Wednesday, July 20
1:00—3:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room
          Make your own candy sushi and enjoy an                   How? It’s easy!
          anime movie, as we take a virtual visit to               •   Access or create your facebook
          Japan for the You Are Here Summer
          Reading Program. Don’t worry—the
                                                                       account at www.facebook.com
only kind of fish used in this treat will be the
gummy variety. Registration required. Please alert                 •   Search for Pittsford Community
us to any food allergies when registering.                             Library

                                                                   •   Click Like and visit the page
                                                                        regularly for updates

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                 Tween & Teen                                                     Children’s
                  Programs                                                        Programs
SAT Ten Question Challenge
Wednesday, August 10                                                 DROP-IN PRESCHOOL
11:00am—12:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                    STORY TIMES
         The SAT Ten Question Challenge is an                               No registration required
         event for students interested in taking the
         SAT or who have already taken the test
         and want to improve their score. Students
will try ten tough questions and learn ten winning
strategies to help them succeed on test day. For
students entering grades 10—12. Registration
required.                                                                     Toddler Time
                                                                 (ages 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver)
Books & Bites                                                          Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19 & 26
Wednesday, August 10                                                        10:00 and 10:45am
1:30—2:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                       Book Adventures (ages 4-5)
Join us for a book discussion and super snacks. As                    Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19 & 26
part of our You Are Here Summer Reading Pro-                                   2:00pm
gram, we will be taking a virtual visit to New Or-
leans for this activity. Read about Lanesha’s ex-                     Story Time Stars (ages 3-5)
periences as she weathers Hurricane Katrina with                     Thursdays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28
her family, in Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes.                            10:00am
Then, come to our meeting to share what you
thought about the book and enjoy tasty treats
from the Big Easy. Copies of the book are avail-
able at the Check Out/Return Desk. Registration
required.
                                                            Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
Movie & Munchies                                            For children finishing grades K-12
Wednesday, August 17                                        Through July 31
1:00—3:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                     Fill out an entry form for each book you
Learn about aboriginal culture, as we take a virtual                 read for a chance to win some great
visit to New Zealand as part of the You Are Here                     Rochester Red Wings prizes. Sponsored
Summer Reading Program. Beat the heat with a                         by Woods Oviatt Gilman Law Firm.
movie and refreshments. Registration required.
                                                            Pen Pal Program
                                                            Ongoing
                                                            Would you like to write to someone your own age
                                                            in a different part of the United States? Fill out an
                                                            application and we will match you with a pen pal.
                                                            For children ages 9—11 who are entering
                                                            grades 4 through 6.




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                   Children’s                                                  Children’s
                   Programs                                                    Programs
Newbery Tests                                              Howard Edmond
Wednesdays, June 29—August 24                              Thursday, August 4
3:00—5:00pm, Storytale Room                                10:00am, Fisher Meeting Room
      If you participate in your school’s Newbery          This talented local storyteller will mesmerize you
      Club, you can read and get credit for New-           with a variety of multicultural stories and music.
      bery books throughout the summer. Oral               For all ages. No registration required.
      tests can be taken on Newbery-winning
      books (but not Newbery Honor books),                 Family Movie: Ramona and Beezus
with successful tests reported to your school li-          Tuesday, August 16
brarian in the fall. By appointment only. Call             10:00am, Fisher Meeting Room
249-5478.                                                  Based on the best-selling series by Beverly Cleary.
                                                           Stars Joey King and Selena Gomez. Rated G. 103
Jay Stetzer                                                minutes. No registration required.
Wednesday, July 6
2:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Your whole family will enjoy this popular local            Monday, August 22
storyteller/musician. No registration required.            7:00pm, Storytale Room
                                                           Come in your pajamas with your stuffed animal
                                                           and enjoy a snack and story time. Your stuffed
                                                           animal will then spend the night at the library,
                                                           without you. Pick up your animal between
                                                           10:00am—5:00pm on Tuesday, August 23 and see
                                                           what adventures it had. Please be sure you can
                                                           sleep without this animal for the night. For ages
                                                           2—6. No registration required.
In Jest
Thursday, July 14
7:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room
Nels Ross’ side-splitting, gravity-defying comedy
variety show blends clean comedy, flying objects,
acts of balance, absurd theatrics, and assorted
fruits and vegetables. Fun for the whole family.                   Summer reading game for children
No registration required.                                         preschool through entering 5th grade

Tales for Tails                                                           Pack your suitcase—We’re going
Monday, July 18                                                           traveling this summer! Pick up your
2:00—3:30pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                          passport and read throughout the
Read to a real dog! They’re very gentle and are                           summer. Receive prizes when you
good listeners. For all ages. Drop in—No registra-                        read (or are read to) at least 120
tion required.                                                            minutes/week. Complete all six
                                                                          weeks of the game and receive a
Family Bingo                                                              family ticket to see magician Bill
Monday, July 25                                                           Gormont’s “Magic Carpet World
7:00—8:00pm, Fisher Meeting Room                                          Tour” on Aug. 12.
How about some old-fashioned fun? Round up                           Last turn-in day is 8/12.
your family and friends for an evening of bingo.
Snacks provided. For all ages. No registration re-
quired.

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                      Computer
                      Literacy
♦ Registration is required for all com-
  puter literacy classes. To register, stop
  by the Information Desk or call 249-
  5481 during regular library hours.
♦ Due to the high demand for computer
  literacy classes, please notify us in ad-
  vance if you are unable to attend.

Senior Academy
Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 12, 14, 19 & 21
10:00—11:30am, Learning Center
Senior Academy is a four-session course designed
for seniors or other adults who have little or no
experience using computers. You will learn mouse
and keyboarding skills, computer basics and Inter-
net search fundamentals.

File Management
Wednesday, July 27
7:00—8:30pm, Learning Center
Nearly everyone who owns a personal computer
has experienced the frustration of trying to locate
files. It’s like looking for a needle in the proverbial
haystack. Learn how to avoid the frustration and
manage your files with ease. You’ll learn file nam-
ing and identification conventions, file navigation
techniques, organizational tips and more.




 The library will be closed on weekends
 from June 24 through September 9.
 Weekend hours resume on Saturday,
 September 10.




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