Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Pittsford Community Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. The Pittsford Community Library is accessible to people with disabilities. To request a sign language interpreter, we require five business days’ advance notice. Please call 248-6275.
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Hello, Cello!
Monday, Aug. 21, 10:00am
Miss Adele will introduce you to her cello and share her enthusiasm for it. The program includes a Cello Petting Zoo! For all ages. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Total Solar Eclipse
Monday, Aug. 21, 12:30-3:00pm

Safely view the total solar eclipse at the library with a pair of eclipse glasses provided by Star_Net. The eclipse will be begin around 1:20pm, and end around 4:00pm, with the max eclipse being around 2:45pm. We will only have a limited number of glasses, so arrive early! Reading Garden.

Knit Nights with Tina Turner
Monday, Aug. 21, 6:30-8:30pm
or call --585-249-5481.
No different from the sewing bees of old, open knit nights are for people united by their love of sticks and yarn! Registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics
Monday, Aug. 21, 7:00-8:30pm
or call --585-249-5481.
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1.0 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
This two-session class reviews using worksheets in an Excel file. Topics covered include adding, deleting, moving, naming, and linking worksheets. Basic charting, freezing panes, filtering data, and pivot tables will also be discussed. Registration required. Learning Center. This is the first part of a two-part series. You can register for both parts here.
 
Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 3:30-4:30pm
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 entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Teen Place.
Fabulous Films at the Library
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 6:30pm
Join us for an evening movie with popcorn! Call 585-249-5481 for tonight's title. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
O Pen: Summer Sessions
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 12:00-1:30pm
Discover the joy of reading and discussing poetry. Each week the moderator will provide 5-6 contemporary poems to be read aloud and discussed. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Make Your Own Herbal Teas
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 7:00-8:30pm
Did you know that herbs are full of nutrients, easy to grow and delicious? Learn tips for blending your own herbal teas. Beth Byrne, a soap maker and herb gardener, will show you how. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics
Wednesday, Aug. 23, 7:00-8:30pm
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1.0 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
This two-session class reviews using worksheets in an Excel file. Topics covered include adding, deleting, moving, naming, and linking worksheets. Basic charting, freezing panes, filtering data, and pivot tables will also be discussed. Registration required. Learning Center. This is the second part of a two-part series. You can register for both parts under the event on August 21.
 
Nonfiction Book Group
Monday, Aug. 28, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing The Gene by S. Mukherjee. Copies of the books will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
O Pen: Summer Sessions
Wednesday, Aug. 30, 12:00-1:30pm
Discover the joy of reading and discussing poetry. Each week the moderator will provide 5-6 contemporary poems to be read aloud and discussed. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Knitting for Charity
Tuesday, Sep. 5, 10:00-11:30am
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.
O Pen: Poetry Over Lunch
Wednesday, Sep. 6, 12:00-1:30pm
Discover the joy of reading and discussing poetry. Each meeting the moderator provides contemporary poems to be read aloud and discussed. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Tech Trends with TechKnowU: Tips for Smartphone Use
Wednesday, Sep. 6, 7:00-8:30pm
Today everything that can be done on the Web from photo-sharing, Web browsing, game playing, tune-swapping, real-time text or video chat can be done from your cell phone. Our cell phones have become full-blown handheld computers.  Join us to learn tips and best practices to ensure that your mobile phone is used properly and safely. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Art Talk
Thursday, Sep. 7, 7:00-8:30pm
Join Douglas Coffey, painter and RIT fine arts professor emeritus, in a roundtable discussion. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Toddler Story Time
Monday, Sep. 11, 9:15am, 10:00am, and 10:45am
Stories, songs and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver. Drop in – No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Toddler Story Time
Monday, Sep. 11, 9:15am, 10:00am, and 10:45am
Stories, songs and fingerplays make up this fun 20-minute program for children 18 months to 3 years old with a caregiver. Drop in – No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
Monday, Sep. 11, 11:00am-12:30pm
We will be discussing "One Amazing Thing" by Chitra Divakaruni. This program is offered in conjunction with the Southeast YMCA. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required.
Excel 3: Intermediate
Monday, Sep. 11, 7:00-8:30pm
or call --585-249-5481.
For those who know the basics of Excel, this two-session class takes it to the next level. You will learn how to use conditional formats, the function wizard, subtotals, comments, names, templates, protection and more. Limited registration. Learning Center. This is first part of a two-part series. You can sign up for both parts here.
Great Novels Book Group
Monday, Sep. 11, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing "Angle of Repose" by Wallace Stegner. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required.
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