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.

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Practice ACT
10:00am-2pm
  Practice ACT
Saturday, Oct. 1, 10:00am-2pm
Chariot Learning will administer a practice ACT. Please bring a calculator, pencils and an eraser. Registration required. 
 
or call --585-249-5481.
Tina Turner Knits: It’s All About Socks!
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: It’s All About Socks!
Saturday, Oct. 1, 10:15am-12:15pm
Come learn how to knit socks with our master knitter and teacher Tina Turner.
or call --585-249-5481.
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In Concert: Zaurac’s Space Music
2:00-3:00pm
In Concert: Zaurac’s Space Music
Sunday, Oct. 2, 2:00-3:00pm

Zaurac, aka Steve Fentress, director of the Strasenburgh Planetarium, will perform a celestial keyboard concert! Fisher Meeting Room. 

or call --585-249-5481.
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Toddler Time
9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 3, 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
For tots 18 months - 3 years old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Great Novels Book Group
7:00pm-8:30pm
 Great Novels Book Group
Monday, Oct. 3, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Blindness by José Saramago. read more

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Baby Story Time
9:30 and 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 9:30 and 10:30am
For Babies 0-18 months old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Knitting for Charity
10:00am-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Tuesday, Oct. 4, 10:00am-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.  

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eBook & eMagazine Help Session
1:30-2:30pm
 eBook & eMagazine Help Session
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 1:30-2:30pm
Tech Trends with TechKnowU: Cutting the Cord
7:00-8:30pm
Tech Trends with TechKnowU: Cutting the Cord
Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7:00-8:30pm
This class will explore the various services and devices that allow you to reduce your monthly expenses without a cable subscription. Registration Required. Fisher Meeting Room. 
 
or call --585-249-5481.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Thursday, Oct. 6, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Art Talk
7:00-8:30pm
 Art Talk
Thursday, Oct. 6, 7:00-8:30pm
Join Douglas Coffey, painter and RIT fine arts   professor emeritus, in a roundtable discussion. No registration required.
 Fletcher Steele Room.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Friday, Oct. 7, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Learn to Play Magic: The Gathering for Tweens
3:00-4:00pm
Learn to Play Magic: The Gathering for Tweens
Friday, Oct. 7, 3:00-4:00pm
Learn to play Magic: The Gathering with Matt from Just Games in Penfield. 
 
or call --585-249-5481.
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Tina Turner Knits: It’s All About Socks!
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: It’s All About Socks!
Saturday, Oct. 8, 10:15am-12:15pm
Come learn how to knit socks with our master knitter and teacher Tina Turner.
or call --585-249-5481.
iPad Workshop—Part 1
10:30am-12:00pm
 iPad Workshop—Part 1
Saturday, Oct. 8, 10:30am-12:00pm
In session one, you will learn basic operations. In session two, you will learn about useful settings and how to set up and use Safari. Bring your iPad to class. A portion of each class will be an "open session" where you can ask your own questions. It is recommended that you hav...read more
or call --585-249-5481.
National Parks of Utah
2:00-3:30pm
 National Parks of Utah
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2:00-3:30pm
Our National Park Service celebrates 100 years of protecting and sharing some of our most gorgeous national treasures. Please join Christy Simons for the sights and scenes of Utah’s park lands, including five National Parks! Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
or call --585-249-5481.
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Toddler Time
9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 10, 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
For tots 18 months - 3 years old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
11:00am-12:30pm
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
Monday, Oct. 10, 11:00am-12:30pm
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
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. Fletcher Steele Room.
 
 
Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films
6:30pm
Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films
Monday, Oct. 10, 6:30pm
On his birthday, a hitman reluctantly takes on the easy job of killing a writer, only to find the job more difficult than expected. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
 
Family Story Time
6:30pm
 Family Story Time
Monday, Oct. 10, 6:30pm
A new story time perfect for the whole family! Join us two Mondays each month for stories, songs and play. For all ages. No registration required, just drop in! 
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Baby Story Time
9:30 and 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9:30 and 10:30am
For Babies 0-18 months old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Murder for Lunch
12:00-1:00pm
 Murder for Lunch
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 12:00-1:00pm
Split Second by David Baldacci. Copies of the book will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room. 
 
Senior Circle Book Group
2:00-3:00pm
 Senior Circle Book Group
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2:00-3:00pm
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín. Copies in regular print, large print, and book-on-CD will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room. 
 
Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 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 in grades 6-12. Registration required.
 
or call --585-249-5481.
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Beyond Bestsellers: Book Reviews with Ann McKay
12:00-1:00pm
Beyond Bestsellers: Book Reviews with Ann McKay
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 12:00-1:00pm
Join Ann McKay for an hour of casual book talk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
 
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Thursday, Oct. 13, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Historic Pittsford Presents: Psychic Highway: How the Erie Canal Changed America
7:00-8:30pm
Historic Pittsford Presents: Psychic Highway: How the Erie Canal Changed America
Thursday, Oct. 13, 7:00-8:30pm
Uncover how the Erie Canal opened up vital passageways that led to the advent of the major social, political, and religious movements that swept through upstate NY. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
or call --585-249-5481.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Friday, Oct. 14, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Hitchcock Movie Matinees
1:00pm
 Hitchcock Movie Matinees
Friday, Oct. 14, 1:00pm
Please Call 585-249-5481 for the title of this afternoon's movie. No registration Required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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iPad Workshop—Part 1
10:30am-12:00pm
 iPad Workshop—Part 1
Saturday, Oct. 15, 10:30am-12:00pm
In session one, you will learn basic operations. In session two, you will learn about useful settings and how to set up and use Safari. Bring your iPad to class. A portion of each class will be an "open session" where you can ask your own questions. It is recommended that you hav...read more
or call --585-249-5481.
Spooky Magic with Cris Johnson
2:00pm
 Spooky Magic with Cris Johnson
Saturday, Oct. 15, 2:00pm
This family-friendly, Halloween-themed magic show includes join-in fun, age-appropriate humor, magic, music and more. For all ages. No registration required.
 
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Toddler Time
9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 17, 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
For tots 18 months - 3 years old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Unpacking Edgar Allen Poe’s Short Stories 
6:30-8:30
Unpacking Edgar Allen Poe’s Short Stories 
Monday, Oct. 17, 6:30-8:30
With Halloween just around the corner, October is the perfect time to indulge in a little Edgar Allen Poe. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
or call --585-249-5481.
Excel 2.0: Beyond Basics
7:00-8:30pm
  Excel 2.0: Beyond Basics
Monday, Oct. 17, 7:00-8:30pm
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.   ?Prerequisite: Attenda...read more
or call --585-249-5481.
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Baby Story Time
9:30 and 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 9:30 and 10:30am
For Babies 0-18 months old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Pressed Flower Note Card Workshop
6:30-8:30
Pressed Flower Note Card Workshop
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 6:30-8:30
Pressed flower artist Betty Green of B’s Garden Treasures will demonstrate how flowers and other botanicals can be used to create art.  Participants will create a note card using real flowers and leaves. All materials will be provided. Registration is limited.
 
Savory Food Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Savory Food Book Group
Tuesday, Oct. 18, 7:00-8:30pm
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn. Join the Savory Book Group to read and discuss  fiction and nonfiction books related to the food world. Copies of the book will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required.
 
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Excel 2.0: Beyond Basics
7:00-8:30pm
  Excel 2.0: Beyond Basics
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:00-8:30pm
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.   ?Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1.0 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Learning Cent...read more
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Knitting for Charity
10:00am-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Thursday, Oct. 20, 10:00am-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.  

Lego Club
6:30-7:30pm
 Lego Club
Thursday, Oct. 20, 6:30-7:30pm
Register to be part of Miss Vinise’s Lego Club. Meets once a month through December.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Friday, Oct. 21, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Hitchcock Movie Matinees
1:00pm
 Hitchcock Movie Matinees
Friday, Oct. 21, 1:00pm
Please Call 585-249-5481 for the title of this afternoon's movie. No registration Required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Tina Turner Knits: It’s All About Socks!
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: It’s All About Socks!
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:15am-12:15pm
Come learn how to knit socks with our master knitter and teacher Tina Turner.
or call --585-249-5481.
iPad Workshop—Part 2
10:30am-12:00pm
 iPad Workshop—Part 2
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:30am-12:00pm
 In session two, you will learn about useful settings and how to set up and use Safari. Bring your iPad to class. A portion of each class will be an "open session" where you can ask your own questions. It is recommended that you have the latest version of iOS software instal...read more
or call --585-249-5481.
Beginning Colored Pencils Workshop
10:30-12:30am
Beginning Colored Pencils Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 22, 10:30-12:30am
In this workshop, local artist Elaine Rittler will provide instruction in the use of colored pencil as an art medium. Limited Registration. Fisher Meeting Room.
or call --585-249-5481.
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Shakespeare Sundays: How to Enjoy Snippets from the Sonnets
2:00-3:30pm
Shakespeare Sundays: How to Enjoy Snippets from the Sonnets
Sunday, Oct. 23, 2:00-3:30pm
 Kitty Jospe, Pittsford Library’s O Pen poet-in-residence, will present the blend of poetry of ideas and words in a few of Shakespeare's popular sonnets to enhance participants’ appreciation of what goes into 14 lines! Registration Required. Fisher Meeting Room. 
or call --585-249-5481.
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Toddler Time
9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 24, 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
For tots 18 months - 3 years old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Unpacking Edgar Allen Poe’s Short Stories 
6:30-8:30
Unpacking Edgar Allen Poe’s Short Stories 
Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30
With Halloween just around the corner, October is the perfect time to indulge in a little Edgar Allen Poe. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
 
or call --585-249-5481.
Family Story Time
6:30pm
 Family Story Time
Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30pm
A new story time perfect for the whole family! Join us two Mondays each month for stories, songs and play. For all ages. No registration required, just drop in! 
Nonfiction Book Club
7:00-8:30pm
  Nonfiction Book Club
Monday, Oct. 24, 7:00-8:30pm
Road to Character by David Brooks. Copies of the book will be available at the Check Out/Return Desk. No registration required.Fletcher Steele Room. 
 
Word 2.0: Objects
7:00-8:30pm
 Word 2.0: Objects
Monday, Oct. 24, 7:00-8:30pm
Prerequisite: Attendance at Word 1.0 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Word.
This class will introduce inserting objects into documents. Objects reviewed include tables, text boxes, clip art, word art, and shapes.
or call --585-249-5481.
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Baby Story Time
9:30 and 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 9:30 and 10:30am
For Babies 0-18 months old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 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 in grades 6-12. Registration required.
 
or call --585-249-5481.
Fabulous Films at the Library
6:30pm
 Fabulous Films at the Library
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30pm
Please Call 585-249-5481 for the title of tonight's movie. No registration Required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:00am
Story time for children ages 3-5. No Registraton Required, just drop in. 
Current Events Discussion Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Current Events Discussion Group
Thursday, Oct. 27, 7:00-8:30pm
Come share your thoughts and listen to other people’s point of view on current topics appearing in today’s local, national and global news. This month we will discuss our presidential election and time permitting, a topic of your choice. Registration required. Fletcher Steele R...read more
or call --585-249-5481.
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Toddler Time
9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Oct. 31, 9:15, 10:00 and 10:45am
For tots 18 months - 3 years old with a care giver. No regiatration required, just drop in! 
     
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