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.

Dance Party

Dance Party

Friday, March 22 from 10:30-11:15 AM

For ages 2-5, with an adult. Let’s get our feet moving! Join us for this special dance party featuring music, dancing, instruments, bubbles, and more! Register here


Library LEGO Lab

Library LEGO Lab

Friday, March 22 from 2:00-3:15 PM

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. Register here


A Siamsa Irish Event

A Siamsa Irish Event

Thursday, March 28 from 7:00-8:45 PM

For all ages. Come join us for an Irish evening of entertainment that includes cultural music, step dancing, historical stories, and of course, a demo and tasting of Irish soda bread. Register here


Middle School Crafternoon

Middle School Crafternoon: Modern God’s Eyes, 3D Pens, & More

Friday, March 29 from 4:00-5:00 PM

For grades 6-8. Meet up with old and new friends to get crafty! Register here


Healthcare Navigator Session

Healthcare Navigator Session

Tuesday, April 2 from 4:30-8:00 PM

Registration is required; call (585) 613-7662 for an appointment. 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.


Middle School Video Games & Snacks

Middle School Game Day

Friday, April 5 from 4:00-5:00 PM

For grades 6-8. Meet up with friends to enjoy video and board games and free snacks! 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.



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


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.”

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.

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Spring Holiday Decorating

Spring Holiday Decorating

Saturday, March 23 from 10:30 AM-Noon

Michael Miller of Kittelberger Florist will offer tips for decorating your home for Easter and other spring occasions. Register here


K-4 Crafty Fun Days

K-4 Crafty Fun Days

Wednesday, March 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 March 27 and April 24. Please register separately for each date. Register here


Author Visit

Author Visit: Omar El Akkad

Wednesday, March 27 from 7:00-9:00 PM

We welcome first-time novelist Omar El Akkad, author of this year’s Rochester Reads selection American War! Copies of the book will be available for sale at $17 each and for signing. Register here


Traveling Cabaret

Traveling Cabaret

Sunday, March 31 from 2:30-3:30 PM

An afternoon of song, dance, and comedy which offers Broadway, movie, and pop musical revue will be held in the Community Center Room. Register here


Recycling Right

Recycling Right

Wednesday, April 3 from 7:00-8:00 PM

Join Monroe County’s Environmental Educator Tina Stevens and learn the why and how of the “3 Rs” in Monroe County – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Bring your recycling questions to be answered! Register here


Model Train Show

The Genesee & Ontario Model N-Gineers Model Train Show

Saturday, April 6 from 10:30 AM-3:00 PM

For all ages; children must be with an adult. Model train engineers will be on hand to display and discuss their N-scale model railroad and scenery made up of T-track modules. Chug on in at any time to see these model trains in action! No registration necessary.


"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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