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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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
eBook Help Session
1:30-2:30pm
 eBook Help Session
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1:30-2:30pm

Stop by to learn how to download library eBooks. Bring your device and account login information. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.

Lego Club
6:30-7:30pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 6:30-7:30pm

For ages 5-10. Register to be part of Miss Vinise’s Lego Club. Meets once a month through December. Each month, kids will be given a challenge to complete, or they can explore their creativity with free build play....read more


or call --585-249-5481.
Fake News
7:00-8:30pm
 Fake News
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7:00-8:30pm

Please join experienced journalists Laurie Bennett and Michael Wentzel for an informative program on a topic  receiving a lot of attention in our media. Both hav...read more

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Art Talk
7:00-8:30pm
 Art Talk
Thursday, Nov. 2, 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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Tina Turner Knits: Toys
10:15am-12:15pm
 Tina Turner Knits: Toys
Saturday, Nov. 4, 10:15am-12:15pm
Come learn how to make knitted toys with our master knitter and teacher Tina Turner. Please choose from: Owl pattern: Sebastian and Hampton by Maria Yarley (bread more

or call --585-249-5481.
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Cuban Missile Crisis
2:00-3:30pm
 Cuban Missile Crisis
Sunday, Nov. 5, 2:00-3:30pm

For 13 days, 55 years ago, from October 16 to 28, the world held its breath as the United States and the Soviet Union confronted each other with their nuclear weapons at the ready. Presented b...read more

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Toddler Time
9:15am, 10:00am, 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Nov. 6, 9:15am, 10:00am, 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. Storytale Room....read more
One-On-One NYS Healthcare Marketplace Assistance
3:00-7:00pm
One-On-One NYS Healthcare Marketplace Assistance
Monday, Nov. 6, 3:00-7:00pm

Open enrollment for the NYS Healthcare Marketplace is November 1, 2017—January 31, 2018. Sign up for assistance by calling the Information Desk at 249-5481 to register to meet with a hea...read more

Great Novels Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Great Novels Book Group
Monday, Nov. 6, 7:00-8:30pm

We will be discussing 1984 by Ge...read more

Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics
7:00-8:30pm
Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics
Monday, Nov. 6, 7:00-8:30pm
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1 or a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

This two-session class...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
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Baby Story Time
9:30am & 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9:30am & 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books. For ages 0-18 months with a caregiver. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
Knitting for Charity
10:00-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 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 a...read more

Vote For Your Favorite Film
6:00am-9:00pm
 Vote For Your Favorite Film
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 6:00am-9:00pm

On Election Day, vote for your favorite film and be entered into the drawing for a $25 gift card to Barnes & Noble.  


Registration required, begins Nov 7.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics
7:00-8:30pm
Microsoft Excel 2—Beyond Basics
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7:00-8:30pm
Prerequisite: Attendance at Excel 1 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, ...read more

Door to Door Decorating Demo
7:00-8:30pm
 Door to Door Decorating Demo
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 7:00-8:30pm

Starting with the front door, through the house and finishing with the back door, join Michael Miller from Kittleberger Florist as he designs door decorations, centerpieces and accent pieces t...read more

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Practice SAT
10:00am-2:00pm
 Practice SAT
Saturday, Nov. 11, 10:00am-2:00pm

Chariot Learning will administer a practice SAT. Please bring a calculator, pencils and an eraser. <...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
Tina Turner Knits: Toys
10:15am-12:15pm
 Tina Turner Knits: Toys
Saturday, Nov. 11, 10:15am-12:15pm
Come learn how to make knitted toys with our master knitter and teacher Tina Turner. Please choose from: Owl pattern: Sebastian and Hampton by Maria Yarley (bread more
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Veterans Day Movie Matinee
1:00-3:00pm
 Veterans Day Movie Matinee
Sunday, Nov. 12, 1:00-3:00pm
Enjoy an afternoon movie with popcorn! Call 585-249-5481 for today's title. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Toddler Time
9:15am, 10:00am, 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Nov. 13, 9:15am, 10:00am, 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. Storytale Room.
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
11:00am-12:30pm
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
Monday, Nov. 13, 11:00am-12:30pm
We will be discussing Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly. ...read more
Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films
6:30-8:30pm
Film Movement Series: Award-Winning Independent and Foreign Films
Monday, Nov. 13, 6:30-8:30pm
MokaFrance & Switzerland / 2016 / 89 minutes / NR...read more
Microsoft Excel 3—Intermediate
7:00-8:30pm
Microsoft Excel 3—Intermediate
Monday, Nov. 13, 7:00-8:30pm

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, templ...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
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Baby Story Time
9:30am & 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 9:30am & 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books. For ages 0-18 months with a caregiver. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
Murder for Lunch Book Group
12:00-1:00pm
 Murder for Lunch Book Group
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 12:00-1:00pm

To Darkness and to Death by Julia Spencer-Fleming
Come sleuth with us! Copies of the title will be at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele ...read more

Senior Circle Book Group
2:00-3:00pm
 Senior Circle Book Group
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2:00-3:00pm
We will be discussing Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman...read more
Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 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...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
Talk Saves Lives
7:00-8:30pm
 Talk Saves Lives
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 7:00-8:30pm

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will present an introduction on suicide prevention and teach you how to look for the warning signs and risk factors. read more

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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
Scherenschnitte Workshop
6:30-8:30pm
 Scherenschnitte Workshop
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 6:30-8:30pm

Scherenschnitte means "scissors cut" in German. Come create a scherenschnitte bookmark perfect for gift giving.  Participants will be using a sharp blade in class. <...read more


Microsoft Excel 3—Intermediate
7:00-8:30pm
Microsoft Excel 3—Intermediate
Wednesday, Nov. 15, 7:00-8:30pm

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.  ...read more

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Knitting for Charity
10:00-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Thursday, Nov. 16, 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. Fletcher Ste...read more

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Tina Turner Knits: Toys
10:15am-12:15pm
 Tina Turner Knits: Toys
Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:15am-12:15pm
Come learn how to make knitted toys with our master knitter and teacher Tina Turner. Please choose from: Owl pattern: Sebastian and Hampton by Maria Yarley (bread more
The Bubble Man
2:00pm
 The Bubble Man
Saturday, Nov. 18, 2:00pm

Doug Rougeux, the amazing “Bubble Man,” will perform his delightful BubbleMania! show. Enjoy giant bubbles, bubble tubes, and the breathtaking child in a bubble. For all ages. No r...read more

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Preschool Dance Party
10:00am
 Preschool Dance Party
Monday, Nov. 20, 10:00am

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to dance to happy music. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.

One-On-One NYS Healthcare Marketplace Assistance
3:00-7:00pm
One-On-One NYS Healthcare Marketplace Assistance
Monday, Nov. 20, 3:00-7:00pm

Open enrollment for the NYS Healthcare Marketplace is November 1, 2017—January 31, 2018. Sign up for assistance by calling the Information Desk at 249-5481 to register to meet with a health care navigator. Please bring ID, the previo...read more

Social Media 101
7:00-8:30pm
 Social Media 101
Monday, Nov. 20, 7:00-8:30pm

This crash course, presented by librarian Elizabeth Beardslee, will provide a brief overview of popular social media sites, including what they do, why you would...read more

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Savory Food Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Savory Food Book Group
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 7:00-8:30pm

We will be discussing The Art of Eating Inread more

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Beginning Colored Pencils Workshop
2:00-4:00pm
Beginning Colored Pencils Workshop
Sunday, Nov. 26, 2:00-4:00pm

In this beginners workshop, local artist Elaine Rittler will provide instruction in the use of colored pencil as an art medium. There will be discussion of materials, basic stroke technique de...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
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Toddler Time
9:15am, 10:00am, 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Nov. 27, 9:15am, 10:00am, 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. Storytale Room.
Nonfiction Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Nonfiction Book Group
Monday, Nov. 27, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Se...read more
Microsoft Excel 4—Tables and Lookup Functions
7:00-8:30pm
Microsoft Excel 4—Tables and Lookup Functions
Monday, Nov. 27, 7:00-8:30pm

NEW! For those who are experienced with Excel and want to learn about Excel Tables, Structu...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
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Baby Story Time
9:30am & 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 9:30am & 10:30am
Join us for rhymes, songs, fingerplays and board books. For ages 0-18 months with a caregiver. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 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. ...read more


or call --585-249-5481.
Fabulous Films at the Library
6:15pm
 Fabulous Films at the Library
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6:15pm
Enjoy an evening movie with popcorn. Call 585-249-5481 for tonight's title. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room. *Note the early start time.
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Baby Play Time
9:30-10:30am
 Baby Play Time
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 9:30-10:30am

Babies love exploring! We will have a variety of tactile toys and sensory activities for your baby to enjoy. For ages 0-18 months.  Drop in. No registration required. Storytale Room....read more

Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
The Opioid Epidemic: Trends, Community Strategies and Resources
7:00-8:00pm
The Opioid Epidemic: Trends, Community Strategies and Resources
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 7:00-8:00pm

This presentation will focus on the national and local trends, specific to both pain medications and heroin, that moved the Center for Disease Control to declare an Opioid Epidemic. Discussed ...read more

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