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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When Irish Eyes are Smiling
2:00-3:30pm
 When Irish Eyes are Smiling
Saturday, Mar. 3, 2:00-3:30pm
Armchair travel through Southern Ireland with Christy Simons. Visit the international city of Dublin, travel to the Cliffs of Moher, the Killarney National Park, the infamous Blarney Castle, and much more! No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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In Concert: GVOC presents the music of WWl
2:00-3:00pm
In Concert: GVOC presents the music of WWl
Sunday, Mar. 4, 2:00-3:00pm
The songs of the First World War reveal the attitudes and beliefs of the time. What we believed changed dramatically, from our initial determination to stay out of Europe’s war, to our commitment to allied victory, to our emergence from isolation. Performers from the Genesee Valley Orchestra a...read more
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How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation
7:00-8:30pm
How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation
Monday, Mar. 5, 7:00-8:30pm
No matter what the topic, a PowerPoint presentation can help you communicate an idea to an audience. Learn the basics in this hands-on class. Registration required. This is the first part of a two-part program. Register for both parts here. Learning Center.

or call --585-249-5481.
Great Novels Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Great Novels Book Group
Monday, Mar. 5, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
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Knitting for Charity
10:00-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Tuesday, Mar. 6, 10:00-11:30am
This group is dedicated to producing knitted items to benefit local charity organizations. Basic know-ledge of knitting is recommended. Please bring knitting needles and yarn. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
The Unique Women of Rochester
7:00-8:00pm
 The Unique Women of Rochester
Tuesday, Mar. 6, 7:00-8:00pm
The history of Rochester is not just a story of men. From even before white settlement to the present day, the women of Rochester have pushed a female presence in political structure, social reform, military command, science, art and athletics. The Unique Women of Rochester will surprise you in what...read more
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Lego Club
6:30-7:30pm
 Lego Club
Wednesday, Mar. 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.

Zero Waste Management for the Home
7:00-8:30pm
Zero Waste Management for the Home
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 7:00-8:30pm
Do you want to create less waste in your home? Join us for a presentation by Impact Earth and learn more sustainable living practices, so we can become a zero waste community in the future. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Tina Turner Knits: Learn to Knit
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: Learn to Knit
Saturday, Mar. 10, 10:15am-12:15pm
Do you want to learn how to knit? Our resident master knitter and teacher Tina Turner will show you how! Please bring size US #6, #7, or #8 knitting needles (no longer than 10”) and worsted weight yarn. Or, you may join us with a project that needs finishing. Registration required. ...read more

or call --585-249-5481.
Irish Dancing
2:00-2:45pm
 Irish Dancing
Saturday, Mar. 10, 2:00-2:45pm
Award-winning students from the Boland School of Irish Dance will perform traditional and contemporary Irish step dancing. For all ages. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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In Concert: Harmonious Harp Ensemble
2:00-3:00pm
In Concert: Harmonious Harp Ensemble
Sunday, Mar. 11, 2:00-3:00pm
Be sure to save this date for the wearing of the green!  You will be enchanted by the fabulous sight and sound of the Harmonious Harps as you hear the essence of Irish/Celtic music in the hauntingly beautiful lyrical melodies and tap your toes to the rhythmic beats of the lively dance music. No...read more
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Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
11:00am-12:30pm
Y’s Owls @ the Library Book Group
Monday, Mar. 12, 11:00am-12:30pm
We will be discussing Georgia by Dawn Tripp.
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, Mar. 12, 6:30pm
Paradise
Russia, Germany / 2016 / 130 minutes / NR
Russian, German, French, Yiddish with English subtitles
Follows three people whose paths cross during a terrible time of war. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation
7:00-8:30pm
How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation
Monday, Mar. 12, 7:00-8:30pm
No matter what the topic, a PowerPoint presentation can help you communicate an idea to an audience. Learn the basics in this hands-on class. Registration required. This is the second part of a two-part program. Register for both parts under the event on Mach 5. Learning Center...read more
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Murder for Lunch Book Group
12:00-1:00pm
 Murder for Lunch Book Group
Tuesday, Mar. 13, 12:00-1:00pm
Bless the Bride by Rhys Bowen
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, Mar. 13, 2:00-3:00pm
My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
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, Mar. 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.
21st Century Transportation
7:00-8:30pm
 21st Century Transportation
Tuesday, Mar. 13, 7:00-8:30pm
Hear the latest alternatives and solutions to challenges posed by traffic and parking in an urban setting such as the historic district known as Pittsford Village. This is the third talk in the Village Topics Speakers Forum, co-sponsored by the Village Comprehensive Plan Update Steering Committee an...read more
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Knitting for Charity
10:00-11:30am
 Knitting for Charity
Thursday, Mar. 15, 10:00-11:30am
This group is dedicated to producing knitted items to benefit local charity organizations. Basic know-ledge of knitting is recommended. Please bring knitting needles and yarn. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
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Tina Turner Knits: Learn to Crochet
10:15am-12:15pm
Tina Turner Knits: Learn to Crochet
Saturday, Mar. 17, 10:15am-12:15pm
Do you want to learn how to crochet? Our resident master knitter and teacher Tina Turner will show you how! Please bring size G or H crochet hook and worsted weight yarn (#4). Or, you may join us with a project that needs finishing. Registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.

or call --585-249-5481.
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In Concert: Rochester Contemporary
2:00-3:00pm
In Concert: Rochester Contemporary
Sunday, Mar. 18, 2:00-3:00pm
Students from the Rochester Contemporary School of Music will showcase their talents when they perform with their student-led rock/pop ensembles. The students will present many of their favorite songs as well as some original songs. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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The Distance Between Us Book Discussion
7:00-8:30pm
The Distance Between Us Book Discussion
Monday, Mar. 19, 7:00-8:30pm
Please join Karen van Meenen from Writers and Books who will lead the discussion for the 2018 selection of Rochester Reads. This memoir by award-winning author Reyna Grande is about the immigrant experience before and after illegally coming to the USA from Mexico. Registration requi...read more

or call --585-249-5481.
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Savory Food Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Savory Food Book Group
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing A Year in the World by Frances Mayes.
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.
Sort, File or Toss?! Ideas for Dealing with Paper Clutter
7:00-8:30pm
Sort, File or Toss?! Ideas for Dealing with Paper Clutter
Tuesday, Mar. 20, 7:00-8:30pm
Get ideas for how to deal with the most difficult clutter of all: paper. This fun and informative program will provide a list of papers to keep and for how long, offer filing ideas for important papers and create places to store sentimental papers. You will learn how to deal with everythin...read more
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Ukrainian Easter Egg Decoration Workshop
6:30-8:30pm
Ukrainian Easter Egg Decoration Workshop
Wednesday, Mar. 21, 6:30-8:30pm
Eggs are symbolic of spring! Come and learn the ancient and beautiful art form of Dryapanki. Py-sanky artist Linda Bowers will teach you the scratch technique of Ukrainian Easter egg decoration. All materials provided. Registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.

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The Life and Music of Patsy Cline
2:00pm
The Life and Music of Patsy Cline
Saturday, Mar. 24, 2:00pm
Musician Geoff Clough (on keyboard) with vocalist Cyndi Kingsley will present a musical tribute to American country music singer Miss Patsy Cline, who died in a plane crash on March 5, 1963. The program features stories of her early life and rise to fame plus songs from her catalog of hits including...read more
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Nonfiction Book Group
7:00-8:30pm
 Nonfiction Book Group
Monday, Mar. 26, 7:00-8:30pm
We will be discussing Hero of the Empire by Candice Millard.
Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk. No registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.
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Teen Community Service
3:30-4:30pm
 Teen Community Service
Tuesday, Mar. 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, Mar. 27, 6:30pm
Join us for a movie in the evening with popcorn! Call 585-249-5481 for tonight's title. No registration required. Fisher Meeting Room.
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Baby Play Time
9:30-10:30am
 Baby Play Time
Wednesday, Mar. 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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International Candy Taste Test
3:30-4:30pm
 International Candy Taste Test
Thursday, Mar. 29, 3:30-4:30pm
Start spring break out by trying candy and snacks from across the world, and playing candy trivia. For students in grades 6-12. Registration required. Fletcher Steele Room.

or call --585-249-5481.
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