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.

Yoga Story Time

Valentine Yoga Story Time with Miss Lauren

Thursday, February 14 from 7:00-7:30 PM

For ages 3-5, with an adult. This interactive story time combines animal yoga poses and creative movement with some of our favorite Valentine’s Day books! Get ready to stretch and have fun, and bring a towel to use as a yoga mat. This program is designed for 3- to 5-year-olds, but all ages are welcome to attend! Registration opens January 31 for residents & February 7 for all others. Register here


Middle School Video Games & Snacks

Middle School Games & Snacks

Friday, February 15 from 4:00-5:00 PM

For grades 6-8. Meet up with old and new friends to play video and board games and eat free snacks! Register here


Climate Change and Its Effects

Climate Change and Its Effects

Saturday, February 16 from 10:30-11:30 AM

A representative from Rochester People’s Coalition will speak. This is a Rochester Reads 2019 event. Rochester Reads 2019 centers on American War by Omar El Akkad, who will be visiting the Penfield Public Library on March 27. American War is set in the future at a point where climate change has drastically changed the landscape of the world as we know it. Come join us for this event that will explore climate change in preparation for El Akkad’s visit! Register here


Music & Movement with Missy Reed

Music & Movement with Missy Reed

Monday, February 18 from 11:00-11:45 AM

For children of all ages, with an adult. Join music teacher Missy Reed as we sing about winter weather! The class will include singing, moving, playing, and lots of fun! Registration opens Monday, February 4 for residents & February 11 for all others. Register here


New Year's Eve Family Game Day

Family Game Day

Wednesday, February 20 from 2:00-3:00 PM

For ages 4+, with an adult. Children under 4 will be unable to attend the program. Let us banish winter blaahs with a rousing family game. Prizes! Refreshments! Excitement! Don’t miss this special afternoon of family fun! Register here


Calling All Superheroes

Calling All Superheroes

Thursday, February 21 from 10:30-11:30 AM

For ages 3-7, with an adult. Come listen to a story, then get ready to transform into a superhero! Parents, don’t forget your cameras – special guests will be flying in for a visit! Register here


Library LEGO Lab

Library LEGO Lab

Friday, February 22 from 10:30-11:45 AM

For ages 6-11. Do you love to build with LEGOs? Come join other LEGO fans for our Library LEGO Lab! We’ll provide all the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. Creations will be photographed, then dismantled for our next LEGO Lab. Registration opens February 8 for residents and February 15 for all others. Register here


Tax Time

Tax Season Is Here!

Tax season can be a stressful time, so you can click here for some quick links to federal and state income tax forms, information about e-filing, and places you can get tax assistance to make life a bit easier!


“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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National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Libraries of Medicine

Penfield Public Library is officially now a member of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine! We are dedicated to providing high-quality information services and to improving the public’s access to health information.


Saturday Story Time with Miss Lauren

Saturday Story Time with Miss Lauren

Saturday, February 16 from 1:30-2:00 PM

For children of all ages; no registration required. Join Miss Lauren for this special Saturday story time that will help you beat the winter blues! This is the first of a monthly drop-in story time, so keep your eyes peeled for Saturday Story Times with Miss Lauren in March, April, and May.


Stuffed Animal Pet Show

Stuffed Animal Pet Show

Tuesday, February 19 from 10:30-11:30 AM

For ages 3-8, with an adult. Bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library for our 17th annual stuffed pet show! We will have lots of fun with pet crafts and every pet will receive an award! Please bring one stuffed animal per child. Registration opens Tuesday, February 5 for residents & February 12 for all others. Register here


Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning

Wednesday, February 20 from 7:00-8:00 PM

Find out how to get your portfolio to maximize its assets. Register here


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 enjoy games, crafts, movies, snacks, and more. No registration required.


Teen Makeup

Teen Makeup with Eva Jewel

Thursday, February 21 from 2:00-3:00 PM

For grades 7-12. Teens will learn the basic techniques of how to apply makeup, the correct products to use, and the right tools to apply them. This class is delivered through model demonstration and detailed instruction. Registration opens February 7. Register here


Zen of Slime

The Zen of Slime

Friday, February 22 from 3:00-4:00 PM

For grades 6-12. What is it about slime that captivates so many these days? Slime experts and newbies alike are invited to ponder this question while we make some unusual slimes. And if you’ve got ’em, bring some of your own home-concocted creations for a Slime Show-and-Tell! Registration opens February 8; limited to 20 participants. Register here


K-4 Crafty Fun Days

K-4 Crafty Fun Days

Wednesday, February 27 from 4:15-5:15 PM

For grades K-4. A new session of stories and a theme-related craft for children in kindergarten through fourth grade will run Wednesdays on February 27, March 27, and April 24. Please register separately for each date. Register here


"Smart Beginnings" Story Time Registration

Registration for “Smart Beginnings” Story Times

Thursday, January 10 beginning at 10:00 AM

New sessions of “Smart Beginnings” story time classes are happening this winter! You can find out more about each series below. You may register online or by phone at 340-8720.

Terrific Twos: Mondays, Tuesdays, or Wednesdays, January 29-May 8, 9:40-10:05 AM

Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays, January 23-May 1, 10:30-11:00 AM

Baby Story Time: Fridays, February 15-May 3, 10:00-10:30 AM

Wee Walkers Play Time: Fridays, February 15-May 3, 11:30 AM-12:15 PM


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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