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 open from 10 AM-9 PM on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21.

Middle School Crafternoon

Middle School Crafternoon: Acrylic Pour Painting

Friday, January 25 from 4:00-5:00 PM

For grades 6-8. Join us to try out this fun, trendy technique using acrylics and hairdryers! You may want to leave your painting at the library to dry and pick it up later. Limited to 10 participants.  Register here


Practice ACT

Practice SAT

Saturday, January 26 from 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

For grades 10-12. Get a good idea of how you might perform on the actual SAT! An instructor from Chariot Learning administers this free practice exam under timed conditions, then helps participants determine their scores. Bring number 2 pencils, a calculator, and snacks if you wish. Limited to 45 participants.  Register here


Take Your Child to the Library Day

Take Your Child to the Library Day

Saturday, February 2 from 10:30-11:30 AM

For ages 2-5, with an adult. Our Drive-In Story Time will take your toddler/preschooler cruising in a boxcar created by your child. After we construct the vehicles, families can munch some popcorn and listen to a special story time! Registration opens Friday, January 18 for residents and January 25 for all others.  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.

Jan. 15 – Arts & Crafts

Jan. 22 – Community Service

Jan. 29 – Movie


“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

Registration for “Smart Beginnings” Story Times

Thursday, January 10 beginning at 10:00 AM

New sessions of “Smart Beginnings” story time classes are coming up this winter! You can find out more about each series below. Registration for each series opens Thursday, January 10 and you can register online or by phone at 340-8720. Please note: due to the volume of calls the first day of registration, we may experience phone difficulties.

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


Reading Power Play

Reading Power Play: Reading Program

November 5-January 31

For every three books you read, you are entitled to enter the county-wide Amerks contest! Two grand prize winners (one for grades K-5, one for grades 6-12) will receive box tickets to a February, 2019 Amerks game, a catered dinner in the President’s Lounge at the Blue Cross Arena that evening, and the chance to participate in the ceremonial dropping of the puck! The more you read, the more chances you have to win. Look for entry boxes near the children’s room and young adult area; no registration required. Sponsored by the Amerks.


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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