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.
 Limit by audience:
 
O Pen: Poetry Over Lunch
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 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. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
Building the Erie Canal: The Deep Cut
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 7:00-8:00pm
As the Erie Canal neared completion, the final push was to make the deep cut through the Niagara Escarpment. Michael McCarthy, President of  Irish American Cultural Institute in Rochester and local author, will examine the difficulties the engineers faced and how the Irish laborers contributed in making the nearly impossible task a reality. The Bicentennial Celebration of the Erie Canal is from 2017-2025. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
Google Docs
Wednesday, Jun. 28, 7:00-8:30pm
Google Docs is the web-based editing program that allows users to create, share and edit documents through a secure networked system. Limited registration. Learning Center.
 
Teen Lock-in
Saturday, Jul. 1, 2:00-4:00pm
or call --585-249-5481.
Come hang out at the library after it’s closed!  Escape a breakout room, play games, eat pizza and hang out with your friends. Meet at the back staff entrance. For students entering grades 6-12. Registration required. Teen Place.
Toddler Story Time
Monday, Jul. 3, 10:00am
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.
Hoopla Help Session
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 1:30-2:30pm
Bring your device, app store log-in information, and library card to sign up for Hoopla. Hoopla is an app to stream movies, TV shows, read ebooks and graphic novels and listen to audiobooks and music. Only Pittsford residents will have access to Hoopla. Drop in—no registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Movie
Wednesday, Jul. 5, 6:00pm
Join us for an evening movie with popcorn! Call 585-249-5481 for tonight's title. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Story Time Stars
Thursday, Jul. 6, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Jr. Engineers – Chemical Engineer
Thursday, Jul. 6, 3:00-4:00pm
or call --585-249-5481.
Learn about different types of engineering with fun, hands-on STEM activities for children entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade. This session will be: Chemical Engineering -- Bread in a Bag. Fisher Meeting Room.
Registration required for each session individually.
Tales for Tails
Friday, Jul. 7, 10:00-11:30am
Read to a real dog! They’re very gentle and are good listeners. Bring your own book or use one of ours. For all ages. Drop in—No  registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Toddler Story Time
Monday, Jul. 10, 10:00am
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 Discussion Group
Monday, Jul. 10, 11:00am-12:30pm
We will be discussing "The Japanese Lover" by Isabel Allende. Offered in conjunction with the Southeast YMCA. Copies of the books will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
 
 
Build a Better Slime
Monday, Jul. 10, 3:30-4:30pm
Make your own slime. We will have supplies to create two different kinds of slime to take home with you. For students entering grades 5-8. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Family Story Time
Monday, Jul. 10, 6:30pm
Join us for stories, songs, and a STEM activity. A story time perfect for the whole family. For all ages. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films
Monday, Jul. 10, 6:30pm
Knit Nights with Tina Turner
Monday, Jul. 10, 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 3—Intermediate
Monday, Jul. 10, 7:00-8:30pm
or call --585-249-5481.
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1.0 and Excel 2.0 or a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. 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. Registration required. Learning Center. This is the first part of a two-part series. You can register for both parts here.
Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 9:30am & 10:30am

Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books. For ages 0-18 months with a caregiver. No registration required. Storytale Room.

Murder for Lunch Book Group
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 12:00-1:00pm
We will be discussing "Every Secret Thing" by Laura Lippman. Copies of the books will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Senior Circle Book Group
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2:00-3:00pm
We will be discussing Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. Copies in regular print, large print, and book-on-CD will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
 
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