1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526
(585) 340-8720
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday:  2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Penfield Public Library will be closed for Memorial Day weekend from Saturday through Monday, May 25-27. We will open again at 10 AM on Tuesday, May 28.

Teen Tuesdays

Teen Tuesdays

Tuesdays from 2:30-4:00 PM

Grades 9-12, meet up with old and new friends in the library’s Braman Room each Tuesday to hang out, eat free snacks, and participate in various activities! Held Tuesdays when school is in session; no registration required.

May 28 – Service Learning: Finish up projects started throughout the year (e.g. cat beds for Lollypop Farm, bookmarks for senior centers, etc.)!

June 4 – It’s the final Teen Tuesday of the ’18-’19 school year, so it’s time to party! Pizza, cake, and presents for our seniors. Games and karaoke, perhaps?


Sweet Bites

Sweet Bites: A Taste of Poetry Over the Lunch Hour

Tuesday, June 4 from Noon-1:00 PM

In the tradition of an informal literary “salon”, the library is providing an opportunity to taste the sweetness of poetry paired with dessert and coffee. Poet and teach Kathleen Wakefield will read a selection of poems to get us thinking about the relation of poetry to the lived life. Participants will be welcomed to share their own literary and life experiences as they explore why poetry matters. Dessert and coffee will be provided; participants may bring bagged lunches if desired. Register here



Did you know that Penfield Public Library has an Instagram account just for teens? You can find out about cool programs, fun projects, and the wild poses your friends may be striking at Teen Tuesdays! Check it out here


“The Library is accessible to all, including those patrons with sensory or mobility challenges. We offer devices and installations to assist challenged patrons to enjoy our programs and services. To find out more, visit the Library or call (585) 340-8720.”

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"Smart Beginnings" Story Time Registration

Drop-In Preschool Story Time

Wednesdays, May 29 from 10:30-11:00 AM

For children of all ages, with family; no registration required. Families are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and finger plays presented by our children’s librarian, Jennifer Caccavale. Designed for toddler and preschool children.


Healthcare Navigator Session

Health Care Navigator

Tuesday, June 4 from 4:30-8:00 PM

A certified application counselor will be present to help individuals enroll in health insurance through the NY State of Health Marketplace. Please bring ID, previous year’s tax return, and social security numbers and birth dates for all family members you will be enrolling. Even though open enrollment has ended, individuals can still apply for Child Health Plus, Medicaid, Essential Plan, or if they have had a qualifying life event within the past 60 days. This does not pertain to Medicare. Registration is required; call (585) 613-7662 for an appointment.


Antique Roses

Wednesday, June 5 from 7:00-8:00 PM

Jane Knoeck, President of the Greater Rochester Rose Society, will discuss old garden roses – linking the past and the present. Register here


Did you know that whenever you shop on Amazon, you can benefit the library at the same time? Log into smile.amazon.com. You will be prompted to select a benefitting organization. We hope you’ll choose Penfield Public Library. You may then shop as usual and 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible items will be donated to your designated nonprofit organization!


Wireless Access
We now offer wireless printing! Whether inside or outside the library, just go to http://www.printeron.net/ppl/main , upload your document, then pick it up using our document station. Our station will remember your document for 3 days.  The cost is 15¢ per black and white side and $1.00 per color side.


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