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
Thursday, Feb. 1, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Friday, Feb. 2, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
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Tina Turner Knits: Berets & Beanies
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: Berets & Beanies
Saturday, Feb. 3, 10:15am-12:15pm
Our resident master knitter and teacher Tina Turner will guide you in making a cozy beret or beanie. Free patterns can be downloaded from Ravelry.com. Please choose from: Turn a Square by Jared Flood (beginner), Boardwalk by Elizabeth Pedersen (intermediate), or Shawangunk Beret by Kimberley Cunning...read more

or call --585-249-5481.
Adventures in Rhythm
2:00-3:00pm
 Adventures in Rhythm
Saturday, Feb. 3, 2:00-3:00pm
Celebrate “Take Your Child to the Library Day” with this joyful, hands-on drumming program with Ed Keegan of Rhythm Connect. All instruments are provided, and no experience is necessary. For all ages. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Patagonia Adventure
2:00-3:00pm
 Patagonia Adventure
Sunday, Feb. 4, 2:00-3:00pm
Join Fairport librarian Karrie Bordeau in her three-week adventure to the southern tip of South America. Her armchair travelogue will include Pata-gonia’s history and wildlife while viewing Cueva de las Manos, Upsala Glacier, coastal life in Puerto Piramides, and Ruta 40. No registra...read more
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Toddler Time
9:15am, 10:00am & 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Feb. 5, 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.
Great Novels Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Great Novels Book Group
Monday, Feb. 5, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
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Baby Story Time
9:30am & 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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.
Knitting for Charity
10:00-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 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 Steele Room
Juicing 101
7:00-7:45pm
 Juicing 101
Tuesday, Feb. 6, 7:00-7:45pm
There are many methods of juicing, from squeezing fruit by hand to wide-scale extraction with industrial equipment. Soul Juicin’ will introduce you to the benefits of juicing in this demonstration, which will include a tasting. Registration required.

or call --585-249-5481.
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Lego Club
6:30-7:30pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 6:30-7:30pm
For ages 5-10. Register to be part of Miss Vinise’s Lego Club. Meets once a month through April. Each month, kids will be given a challenge to complete, or they can explore their creativity with free build play. Registration required. Storytale Room.

or call --585-249-5481.
A Model for the Future: a 200-Year-Old Village in the 21st Century
7:00-8:30pm
A Model for the Future: a 200-Year-Old Village in the 21st Century
Wednesday, Feb. 7, 7:00-8:30pm
What are the opportunities for Historic Districts, such as Pittsford Village, in adapting to the changes of the 21st century? Maria Furgiuele, executive director of the Community Design Center Rochester (CDCR), will offer her perspective on design and planning strategies based on New Urbanism P...read more
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Thursday, Feb. 8, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Friday, Feb. 9, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
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Tina Turner Knits: Berets & Beanies
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: Berets & Beanies
Saturday, Feb. 10, 10:15am-12:15pm
Our resident master knitter and teacher Tina Turner will guide you in making a cozy beret or beanie. Free patterns can be downloaded from Ravelry.com. Please choose from: Turn a Square by Jared Flood (beginner), Boardwalk by Elizabeth Pedersen (intermediate), or Shawangunk Beret by Kimberley Cunning...read more
Practice SAT
10:30am-2:30pm
 Practice SAT
Saturday, Feb. 10, 10:30am-2:30pm
Chariot Learning will administer a practice SAT. Please bring a calculator, pencils and an eraser. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.

or call --585-249-5481.
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Lecture: Slave Experience and the Underground Railroad
2:00-3:30pm
Lecture: Slave Experience and the Underground Railroad
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2:00-3:30pm
Follow the slaver's ship from England to West Africa and across the Atlantic's Middle Passage toward the Americas; witness the sale on the auction block in the South; view life on the plantation; envision life on the run. You will also meet the many heroes, including Frederick Douglass, on t...read more
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Toddler Time
9:15am, 10:00am & 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Feb. 12, 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, Feb. 12, 11:00am-12:30pm
We will  be discussing The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion. This program is offered in conjunction with the Southeast YMCA. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation 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, Feb. 12, 6:30pm
The Teacher
Slovakia, Czech Republic / 2016 / 103 minutes / NR
Slovak with English subtitles
Directed by Oscar-nominated Jan H?ebejk and loosely inspired by true events, the film is a very dark comedy about an elementary school teacher who uses her students to manipulate thei...read more
Google Drive & Google Docs
7:00-8:30pm
 Google Drive & Google Docs
Monday, Feb. 12, 7:00-8:30pm
What exactly do Google Docs and Google Drive do? Come to this hands-on class and find out. Google Docs is the web-based editing program that allows users to create, share and edit documents through a secure networked system. Google Drive is your personal file depository. Google Drive is set up ...read more

or call --585-249-5481.
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Baby Story Time
9:30am & 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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
12:00-1:00pm
 Murder for Lunch Book Group
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 12:00-1:00pm
We will be discussing Think of a Number by John Verdon. Come sleuth with us! Copies of the title are at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Senior Circle Book Group
2:00-3:00pm
 Senior Circle Book Group
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2:00-3:00pm
 We will  be discussing The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware. Copies in regular print, large print, and book-on-CD will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 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. Teen Place.

or call --585-249-5481.
Valentine’s Day Pressed Flower Card Workshop
7:00-8:30pm
Valentine’s Day Pressed Flower Card Workshop
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 7:00-8:30pm
Betty Green is back to show you how to create pressed flower Valentine’s Day cards. All supplies provided. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.

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Knitting for Charity
10:00-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Thursday, Feb. 15, 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 Steele Room
Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
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Story Time Stars
10:00am
 Story Time Stars
Friday, Feb. 16, 10:00am
Enjoy a half hour of stories, songs and fingerplays. For ages 3-5. No registration required. Storytale Room.
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Olympic Movie Marathon
10:30am
 Olympic Movie Marathon
Saturday, Feb. 17, 10:30am
Join us for some snacks and an Olympic movie. No registration required. Call 585-249-5481 for the title of the movie. Fisher Meeting Room.
Olympic Movie Marathon
1:00pm
 Olympic Movie Marathon
Saturday, Feb. 17, 1:00pm
Join us for some snacks and an Olympic movie. No registration required. Call 585-249-5481 for the title of the movie. Fisher Meeting Room.
Olympic Movie Marathon
3:00pm
 Olympic Movie Marathon
Saturday, Feb. 17, 3:00pm
Join us for some snacks and an Olympic movie. No registration required. Call 585-249-5481 for the title of the movie. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Conversations on Race
2:00-4:00pm
 Conversations on Race
Sunday, Feb. 18, 2:00-4:00pm
Join your neighbors and other members of our community in an open dialogue about race and its impact on all of us. Over 600 others in Monroe County have already taken part in these conversations. The Conversations are free and open to the public. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Google Drive & Google Docs
7:00-8:30pm
 Google Drive & Google Docs
Monday, Feb. 19, 7:00-8:30pm
What exactly do Google Docs and Google Drive do? Come to this hands-on class and find out. Google Docs is the web-based editing program that allows users to create, share and edit documents through a secure networked system. Google Drive is your personal file depository. Google Drive is set up ...read more
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Shrinky Dink Badge Pins
3:30-4:30pm
 Shrinky Dink Badge Pins
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 3:30-4:30pm
Create a piece of wearable art, keychain or bookmark using shrinky dink plastic and permanent markers. For students in grades 6-12. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.

or call --585-249-5481.
Savory Food Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Savory Food Book Group
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing The Dirty Life by Kristin Kimball
Join the Savory Food Book Group to read and discuss books related to the food world. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
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Family Bingo
7:00-8:00pm
 Family Bingo
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 7:00-8:00pm
Round up your family and friends for a low-tech evening of Bingo and snacks. For all ages. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Tina Turner Knits: Berets & Beanies
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: Berets & Beanies
Saturday, Feb. 24, 10:15am-12:15pm
thirOur resident master knitter and teacher Tina Turner will guide you in making a cozy beret or beanie. Free patterns can be downloaded from Ravelry.com. Please choose from: Turn a Square by Jared Flood (beginner), Boardwalk by Elizabeth Pedersen (intermediate), or Shawangunk Beret by Kimberley Cun...read more
Intermediate Colored Pencils Workshop
2:00-4:00pm
Intermediate Colored Pencils Workshop
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2:00-4:00pm
In this intermediate workshop, layer, shade, blend and render a three-dimensional art project from an outline with step-by-step instruction from Elaine Rittler.  Materials provided, but you are welcome to use your own. Prerequisite: Beginning Colored Pencils. Limited registration. ...read more
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What is Net Neutrality?
2:00-3:30pm
 What is Net Neutrality?
Sunday, Feb. 25, 2:00-3:30pm
What is net neutrality? This term has been kicking around for several years, but most people struggle to define it. When net neutrality is enforced, all internet service providers must allow equal access to apps and content, regardless of the source. If it were not enforced, your internet service&nb...read more
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Toddler Time
9:15am, 10:00am & 10:45am
 Toddler Time
Monday, Feb. 26, 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, Feb. 26, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
Tree Octopus?! Beyond the Headlines
7:00-8:30pm
Tree Octopus?! Beyond the Headlines
Monday, Feb. 26, 7:00-8:30pm
How do you know what is fact or fiction when surfing the web for information? In this information literacy workshop, you will learn to evaluate a website for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy and purpose. Presented by Miranda Johnson Stefano, a librarian, technologist, and bibliophile. No reg...read more
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Baby Story Time
9:30am & 10:30am
 Baby Story Time
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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.
Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 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. Teen Place.

or call --585-249-5481.
Fabulous Films at the Library
6:30pm
 Fabulous Films at the Library
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:30pm
The Dark Tower
2017 / 95 minutes / PG-13
The last gunslinger has been locked in an eternal battle with the Man in Black to prevent him from destroying the universe. Based upon the Stephen King book. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Baby Play Time
9:30-10:30am
 Baby Play Time
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 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.
   
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