1985 Baird Road, Penfield, NY 14526
(585) 340-8720
Monday-Thursday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday:  2:00 – 5:00 PM
PPL will be closed through April 15. Library materials may be returned to our outdoor bookdrop as normal.

Penfield Public Library will be closed through Wednesday, April 15 and plans to reopen Thursday, April 16.

  • Our phones will no longer be staffed and curbside pick-up services no longer available as of 6 PM, March 20.
  • All programs, as well as outside use of our meeting space, have been cancelled during that time.
  • Our book drop will remain open during our closed period, but you don’t have to rush to return items currently in your possession. The Monroe County Library System has extended the due date for all materials during this challenge to May 18, and no overdue fines will accrue.


We are currently unable to accept book donations – please do not leave your donations outside. We will gladly accept donations when we reopen on Thursday, April 16. Thank you!


“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.”

You’ll be the first to know about upcoming programs at Penfield Public Library when you subscribe to our monthly library program email newsletter. Every issue contains a link to register for programs online.


Cancelled/Rescheduled Events

  • All programs from now through Wednesday, April 15 have been postponed.
  • Rescheduled: Book Discussion Group – Thursday, March 19, rescheduled for April 16 (please read The Night Circus for our April 16 meeting)
  • Cancelled: Excel Level 1 – Monday, April 20 & Excel Level 2 – Monday, April 27
  • Postponed: Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher – Monday, April 27

If you are unsure if a program you plan on attending will still be running, please call us at (585) 340-8720 after we reopen on April 6 to check. We will keep this listing as up-to-date as possible. Thank you for your understanding!



BookBrowse: Your Guide to Exceptional Books

Penfield Public Library now offers our members free access to BookBrowse.com, a leading book recommendation and review website. BookBrowse believes that the very best books entertain, uplift, and educate. They wrap us in their world, giving us a window into the lives of others or a mirror to reflect on ourselves. These are the books you’ll find on BookBrowse.

Some of BookBrowse’s content is publicly available, but many premium features are accessible only by subscription. Library patrons can now use their library card to access members-only content!


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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